Does anyone here work in NYC? How is grant Thornton viewed here in NYC, I have another offer in big 4 risk and considering if naming would influence exit opps. Big 4 risk GT transaction services, ( not sure if its only fdd or not, description was vague but interviewed with two fdd partners)
My current firm didn’t require a case interview. Would like to leave soon, but want to have my ducks in a row. How can I best prepare for Big 4 and MBB interviews? How did you all do it?
PwC will be giving out a retention bonus and if don’t get one, what motivation do I really have to work here instead of jumping ship to another B4? Having said that, does anyone know when we find out if we qualify for a retention bonus?
How difficult/easy it is to get a job at another big 4 company. Got 3 years of experience at EY .
Is anyone getting a h1 transfer after the premium processing has been suspended. I got an offer with another big 4, but recruiter mentioned that it takes about 6-8 months to get h1 transfer 😩 (contd)
Little overwhelmed at the moment and want to use passive investment. What is the closest thing to robo advisors like Wealthfront and Betterment, that we are allowed to use with the Independence related restrictions in B4? TIA
Why as an A2 in big 4 audit I feel I don’t know anything still. Is this normal? How do you go on to get promoted to senior if you still don’t know anything?
Partners, what would be a typical monthly pension check be for MBB / Big 4? All firms welcome.
If you are not a partner, do any of the Big 4 have a mandatory retirement age? I have a friend who is working in industry and has been approached by a few firms as he has a very desirable technical skill set. He is in his 50's and doesn't want to make a move unless there is some runway to keep working. He basically could work as long as he wants where he is at. The pay increase would be significant for him to jump to but if he is mandatorily forced out in a few years it might not be worth it.
Jumping around big 4 for promotions, worth it?
Wondering how much a Partner makes in Big 4 consulting? Is there really that big of a difference at the Partner level compared to MBB (starting 7 figure)?
Does anyone at McKinsey have product management or Data Analytics opportunities? Manager at Big 4 and want to also understand what level I should aim at?McKinsey & Company
With Google employees unionizing, makes you wonder if other professional service employees could follow. What are the chances something similar happens at Big 4?
I know the UK pays less but I am seeing differences of $80-100k for Advisory M at one of the Big 4. Why in the world are salaries so low? And don’t say healthcare. My healthcare is like $140/month for a PPO w low deductible. Plus taxes are less here. Makes the thought of a potential move over there hard :/
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Google first interview after the recruiter - they won’t tell me who I’m meeting with or the name of the person. Odd?
How can an advisor justify charging fees to put someone in funds. I get there’s a financial planning aspect but if you’re not focusing on planning a client should be better off using betterment.
What is the usual salary bump when you move from associate to Senior associate in KPMG (%, etc.)
Need advice on what is appropriate to bring up to my manager. My project is wrapping up soon. The last month or so I have felt incredibly burnt out and depressed. I’m not sure if it’s been (contd)
Has anyone with federal student loans been successful securing a mortgage with the CARES Act forbearance in place? My credit union said they may have to consider 1% of my total loans since My Fed Loan is reporting a $0 payment.
Anyone know what life at LEK is like as a parent/expecting parent? Looking to lateral but will be wanting to start a family in about 2 years and nervous about the workload while balancing new mom responsibilities. Would really love to hear how others have handled it and if they would recommend! LEK Consulting
If anyone has spare Delta drink today they don’t plan on using, I’d appreciate it greatly if you’d be willing to share! On a redeye and a bit nervous about flying, wasn’t able to get an upgrade to C+
Microsoft offer: 100k base with a 30%+ bonus. I also get stock options but don’t know the exact numbers. 2 YOE. Should I negotiate? Role is account management in nyc
How will you be intentional with your WFH time outside of working? Ex: Side projects, more time with your kids, start meditating, etc.
If you were allowed to remote work from anywhere right now where would you move in India?
Interviewing with Splunk. Anyone have insight into the company culture and whether this is a good exit opp with just under 3 years of experience?
Can you please share the age of your kid(s) and how much you’ve accumulated in their 529s to date?
Has anyone ever reported repeated micro-aggressions from a partner that were taking a toll on your mental health to HR or otherwise? If so, what approach did you take? Would doing it during an exit interview be a good idea? Or is it perhaps better to just leave the firm without saying anything to avoid burning bridges?
Is it mandatory to come to office post covid situation? I'm new to Deloitte. I want to understand WFH policy..can we do permanent work from home?
Manager Ratings: Generally speaking, in consulting, for a long term project, if there’s a team of 6 people (1 person managing everyone, and below that person 5 different people who are associates or senior associates) is there pressure on the manager to give at least 1 of the 5 associates/senior associates a bad review? Assuming everyone performed anywhere from good to great, would a lot of managers feel it would make them look bad to let all 5 have a good review?
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