I received an offer from KPMG as an advisory associate (75k), and a second one from Grant Thornton as a transformation consultant (70k). Im leaning towards the KPMG position, however I’m wondering about salary negotiations; the Grant Thornton position is in a state where cost of living is 15% cheaper than that of KPMG, and I am also in the process of obtaining my MBA (one more semester left). Any way I can leverage/utilize this information to negotiate a higher salary with KPMG?
Seeking referral to Microsoft for a healthcare position. Trained MD with healthcare strategy consulting experience. Please advise on how we can connect and really appreciate your help!
Can Accenture 🐠 share the culture and project types in the Finance Strategy offering? Is this a pure strategy or? Saw a position and am interested to learn more! Thanks for sharing!
Does anyone have a referral code/coupon code for Uplift? About to order a desk from them.
Anyone applied or worked at McAfee? Would like some background or info on what’s company is like and comp package beyond base. Have a 1st round next week for a Strategic and Biz Dev role.
Partners, what would be a typical monthly pension check be for MBB / Big 4? All firms welcome.
Interviewing for a role at Deloitte Strategy & Ops Business Insights UK. Got a 4 hour long round 2 (video interview) with case study, presentation type rounds. What type of cases can I expect ?
I was recently interviewed for consultant role in Deloitte USI S&O, which unfortunately I couldn't clear. Can I apply for roles in other domains within Deloitte USI S&O? Is there any cooling period as such to be interviewed again?
How much of a drag is it to come from a hard nontarget (think T100 public state school, i.e., UConn, UMaryland, SUNY, etc) even if you're at MBB? Will headhunters reach out to my profile or will I have to make a more active effort?
Does anyone here know who pays the most in data and analytics roles in London? Big Tech vs MBB vs Big 4 vs Industry
Transition to HRBP - which Cert? I’ve got the time and experience (mostly) to sit for the PHR or SHRM-CP. What are your recommendations based on industry experience. Also note I’m pivoting from a program director role.
Does MBB or IB banks ask for gmat/ GRE scores from 1st yr MBA students interviewing for internships? Or even full-time roles? I’ve heard a lot of conflicting information...
ZS 🐠! A friend with 10+ years experience in the pharma industry would like a referral. Can anyone help him out?
When you're on the bench too long waiting for your next engagement to kick off, anyone else reminded of the opening sequence from "Apocalypse Now!"? Might just be me...
What was the Parthenon Group like before the EY acquisition? How was it perceived compared to MBB, Big 4, etc. in terms of prestige, exit opps, etc.?
Is “Senior” at EY a high level role? I am currently a Senior and this is the first progression point after campus hire. Didn’t get an interview which is puzzling because I have great experience relevant to the posting. 2YOE
Have an interview for a federal job. Would it be ok to ask if there's an expected timeline for their decision at the end? I really want this position, but I don't want to hold off on other things if it'll take months for them to finalize selection.
Are there instances of folks moving from one of the MBB to other at Consultant or EM/PL/CTL levels? I am at BB and want to switch to a certain practice at M
Anyone familiar with the Google Sales Engineer, role? Thoughts on the TC (East Coast) and interview process?
Both SO and I are new in our careers, about a year+ in. We don’t make the amount of money that some of you all make (yet) but we’re doing above average compared to our peers just a year out of school. Looking for advice as we start our personal finance and investment journey: pay off consumer debt before maxing out 401k? And where does student debt and/or mortgage fit into the picture? FWIW, both of our parents probably won’t be able to retire anytime soon, so can’t get much advice from family.
Your task is to blow a job interview in the first 30 seconds. What do you do? “How strict is the sexual harassment policy?”
I switched to a new in house role for a health care company in February, this is the organization’s first in house role. The outside counsel they have worked with closely and is respected in the field has had a series of MAJOR misses this year and I need to deal with this, I am cognizant that I am new and younger and want to be respectful. Working on a plan for legal services going forward and any advice would be helpful. He is nearing retirement so I don’t know if that is part of it.
How much weight does brand name consulting firms have on top MBA programs? For example, is it significantly better to work for MBB firms vs. big 4 vs. well known specialized boutique firms?
I’ve never been unintelligent, but does anyone else feel manipulated to think so by leadership? It almost feels like a sick game how leadership talks down to AEs...
Freelance question here! What’s a reasonable hourly rate to charge for some branding/UI work? For context, this is for a mobile app startup; UX is largely in place but they need help branding it and taking the visuals to the next level. I have a few years of design experience but a lot of it has been informal (side projects, work projects here and there) since I’m not technically a full-time designer. Any thoughts appreciated :)
Let's talk about diversity and recruiting. I'll go first. I've had unconscious bias training and it helped me a lot. It taught me how to look a little harder at portfolios of candidates who may- con't
My 4 YO takes riding lessons at a small barn outside of the city. I hopped on a horse there recently for old time's sake, but haven't really ridden in years. A casualty of the legal profession, along with the rest of my hobbies from my former country life. His instructor asked me if I'd be willing to get back in the saddle. Part of me is like, this is the change I need. It will help me lose this COVID-15lbs. But I'm also terrified and I have no idea why. (cont)
After the whole diversity and inclusion push from my firm, I decided to try to create a Jewish group especially given all the anti semitism in the world. I sent an email to HR in beginning of august. It’s now almost September and no response (this includes multiple follow ups). They say it usually take 1-2 days to respond to emails. Hypocrisy?
Base Salary range for Manager at EY in Transaction Advisory? NYC. Asking for a friend ;-)
Are you all experiencing a pause in recruiting process? I finished all my interviews with a B4 but looks like the current situation is preventing them from releasing an offer!
What is the job description of a teacher? At what point should we set boundaries regarding what we are being asked to do in the classroom on a psycho-social level? Teachers should be empathetic, stern, and kind, but at what point does that cross the line into therapy? Is it the teachers turn to push back regarding our job descriptions?
What will be the in-hand salary in Accenture if fixed pay is 13.5 lpa and monthly is given as 112668 INR in break up salary sheet?
Looking to leave big4 and return to the practice of law, preferably in house counsel somewhere. In my search, I notice some of the big4 firms (e.g, PWC) are actually hiring in house legal counsel. Curious to know details about these positions and departments if anyone has insight. Good/bad culture, pay, how you’re evaluated, etc.?
If you were a teacher interviewing principals for your building what is one thing you would ask them?
Any salesforce architects out there looking for a new job? Got a note for a larger referral bonus so we must be looking.
Why does the 401k match in consulting suck so much as compared to corporate? What are some ways to make up for it other than just asking for higher base pay?
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