Are McKinsey, BCG and Bain really better than Big 4 or other consulting firms? We compete with them on so many RFPs, we even beat them at a few... it seems to me that we all do the same work.
Does anyone know how to go from being a B4 corporate tax accountant, to eventually starting your own small tax practice?
Are MBB consultants of a much higher caliber than B4/Accenture ones? If so, what are the main differences ?
I’m a senior in advisory at a B4 firm. I’m aiming for partner, but secretly would like to be part of firm leadership. Is there anything I should do differently on my way up the ladder?
Do any of the Big 4 offer reimbursement for professional association dues? Not CPA or AICPA but personal stuff like a young professional networking group for accountants? Or industry specific group?
How are the big 4️⃣ different from one another? What comes to your mind when you think on each of the big 4️⃣?
After 2 years of RE tax in big 4 looking to move on. But not sure what my next move should be especially during Corona. Any advice?
Currently at 105 base at D GPS (Fed) as a second year SC. Worth jumping to another big 4 this year? Have a TS clearance and non target mba, about 6 years exp
has anyone left B4 for an industry role and came back to B4? how was your experience? did the industry role help you in the transitioning process?
Any of the Big 4/MBB getting involved in the cannabis industry? Where do y’all see the play over the next few years?
I don't understand why there are H1B visa holders for entry level audit positions at a big 4... Plenty of citizens who would love the job and are qualified. I do understand why there would be visa
McK Implementation 🐠 - noticed that some job descriptions specify industry. Would an experienced hire come in already specialized, as opposed to a standard generalist track? What backgrounds are these roles typically looking for (industry, big 4, etc.)?
Anyone have experience with internal Corp Dev at a Big 4? Interested in transitioning from Consulting to an internal role at one of the Big 4's, but would like to gain insight into role, growth, etc.
3rd yr SC in Fed Tech Consulting looking to move outside of Deloitte. Any company recommendations in the DC area outside of the Big 4 that are easy to pivot to and have similar pay?
What’s the craziest interaction you’ve had with a partner at a big 4? Or the craziest thing a big 4 partner has said to you?
I’ve been at a b4 for a year but really want to transition to a role that I can work abroad and with a co that will help me relocate. It seems really difficult with where I’m at now, any suggestions?
About to finish up getting my MBA and am considering moving forward with Lockheed in FL. With 3.5 years of B4 Consulting experience, what salary should I negotiate? Business analyst style position.
How much stock do people put in the “Best Places to Work” lists? For what it’s worth, none of the Big 4 made Business Insider’s list. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.businessinsider.com/best-places-to-work-2019-2018-12
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
What are the salaries in the BCG Technology Advantage group? Are they comparable to Deloitte/Accenture or to traditional MBB salaries?
Anyones parents absolutely glued to CNN/MSNBC 24/7? Ever since covid happened I realized that 2% of it is actual news/journalism and the rest of the show is "let's pick apart trump" hour. Ironically my parents make fun of Fox News addicts
What is the best message when informing the rest of your company that someone was terminated? The backstory is that this employees performance has been struggling, he was put on a PIP, and in recent convos, he’s said that his role isn’t for him. As he is getting terminated due to performance, it feels more amicable now that he knows it’s not working and that he needs to find a new job. Thoughts on message to the rest of the company?
How do SMs balance being staffed 100% (staff Aug) and working on large pursuits! I feel like if I work on a proposal it's at expense of client, and if I don't help I'm disconnected from the Practice
How to protect my high stress and soulless income from tax besides 401k and having a million kids. Preferably passive income strategies. Pls &thx
Now that we have a "not as good as before" health plan, is it worth considering HSAs? Open Access to Low Deductible....
“Layoffs” - within and outside of consulting. What are you guys hearing? I have heard of yelp, oracle and Groupon
What do you say when recruiters ask what your current salary is? Tell the truth, lie or handle the question differently?
If I’m interested in an MPH but not to the point where it’ll impact my admissions chances, should I still pursue an MBA/MPH program? Definitely want an MBA.
I'm five years into public accounting audit (S3 almost M1) and I'm interested in transitioning into industry. What accounting positions should I be applying for?
Sitting at a hotel bar by yourself on the weekend is so much more depressing than during the week. Cheers to all of the other single alt travelers this weekend! 🍷🍻
If I bring my own dinner from home during busy season, can I expense my groceries cost instead of a restaurant bought dinner?
How common is it to join a firm out of undergrad and get fired/laid off within 1 year or less of being there?
Just checked into Marriott and did not get upgraded with platinum status. Thought this was because they were booked, but another person who is gold got upgraded. Any thoughts on how many points can be had. I'd prefer a room, but it's a bit annoying since I'm traveling with family and a baby and we unpacked our bags