Currently a first year senior in regional firm. I just got off the phone with a recruiter at big 4 and they want to offer experienced staff position with almost $10k lower salary. Any thoughts?
I use to think I was the only lonely auditor at the bar by myself... Truth is there are also auditors at the bar from the other big 4. Cheers to being miserable
Joining as a Senior Consultant to Big 4. My PPT skills are limited. How do I make up for this skill gap? Any resources you would recommend?
Do Big 4 give more time to settle down in the new job compared to a mid size? Does it work the same way when people are asked to improve before the firing i.e, big 4 gives more time to improve?
What’s the general experience with leaving B4 going to smaller, local firms? Is it big fish in small pond? Worth it? Hate it?
@Big 4 consultants / advisory fish: Is your trading policy super strict? Just got married and my wife works at EY. Seems like it’s a very very strict policy. Is EY an outlier?
I’m an incoming AC1 at Bain and I have spent the summer studying a bit for the GMAT since we had a stipend. I took it with no practice and received a 640. After studying on an off for a couple of months I received a 690. I’m likely going to cancel the score since I realize it isn’t enough for M7. To provide some more insight on my profile. I graduated undergrad from UofM BBA Magna Cum Laude, have interned in Big 4 consulting, IB, and VC, and I’m an Asian-American. What should I do?
If you left your Big 4 gig and had these two options, which would you take & why? Slalom - slight bump, better work life bal., still consulting Local F100 - slightly less pay, .....
Can anyone market size how much business either big 4 or MBB generate for hotels, airlines, and car rentals? This could be a great case.
I don’t have a degree but consulting experience at Big 4. I learned you can get a bachelor degree in wine tasting, do you think it would still be accepted as a regular bachelor degree for future jobs?
Anyone familiar with Splunk? I’m having an exploratory convo with a recruiter tmrw but curious about the wlb@and pay as it compares to b4 consulting. TIA!
How much does big 4 pay for risk / internal audit for an experienced senior in NYC? Would 90k be on the lower end?
Has anyone left for a local firm and bounced back to top 10/big 4 or top 10? I've been interested in working at a local firm for some time, have an opportunity, but want the opportunity to get back to something larger if I learn I hate it.
Currently in cloud consulting at a Big 4. I’m starting to think about what I want to do next. I’d love to work for a Microsoft, Google, Amazon type company. Has anyone made this move?
UPDATE FROM PREVIOUS POST: I was offered a ~10% jump to go from B4 to top 10 acct firm transaction services with no signing bonus. Tf? The jump doesn’t include my B4 raise coming in like a month. So basically no jump considering everything and no signing bonus to go from audit to FDD. Kinda disappointed but oh well can always keep auditing.. is it even worth trying to negotiate up? I was hoping for at least 20% increase on top of my upcoming raise
Was extended but haven’t done any work this week so far. Haven’t been briefed on the new project. Still billing this week, right? Think they do weekly here, not sure tho.
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Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
55K / 10 years experience (5 in-house / 5 agency) / F / New England One thing lead to another and I’m 3 years overdue for a pay raise and title bump. Will I ever catch up?
I’ve 3 years left on h1b. But I hopefully can get my gc filed as well. Should I try applying for that instead of h1b extension? I’m confused what’s in my best interest given current situation .
Hey everyone! Recent transplant (26 F) who moved here during Covid (family reasons) so still not quite familiar with the areas. I’m currently living in Brentwood but looking to move. I’m considering Marina Del Rey as I want to be a bit closer to the office (in Venice) and the airport for when things open back up/travel resumes. I tried searching here but didn’t see a lot - what is the reputation of Mar Vista (and if possible - how is that different than Brentwood?). All opinions welcome! 🙂
Anyone work at GM? How’s the culture? Expecting an offer soon in strategy for new ventures
Hi All, Is there any one from Novo Nordisk.? I am looking for some reviews about, work life balance Job security Career growth Learning options And how much salary can we expect for 5 years experience L2 business analyst Is it good organisation to work with.? Please share your opinions.... Thanks in advance.
What does the Investor Relations career path look like for someone coming in at an early-ish level? I’ve heard it’s kind of dead-end and doesn’t really teach you any hard skills but pretty easy, especially if you can produce a decent track record of fundraising. Also, I’ve heard comp is ok and typically lower than consulting (and WAY lower than the investment teams…) and mostly concentrated among the top dogs. Accurate? Anyone know people who took this path?
Anyone feel like they are conditioned to always try harder, do better, etc? I'm having such a hard time dialing it back (I want to do this for my own mental health). I want to be okay with just being average, but it's like I'm working against myself...I don't know if it's just a consulting thing, but it's taking A LOT of effort, and I hate feeling like I'm letting ppl down, but ppl let me down all the time lol.
How do you get past imposter syndrome? Someone more senior than me is encouraging me to apply to a role that I feel totally unqualified for. I hate my current job, but I’m good at it and am scared to fail the interview for this new position. I feel like if it doesn’t work out I’m letting the people who support me down :(
Will be short 125K miles for Delta Diamond Medallion. Should I do a mileage run this weekend?
Is it acceptable that my recent promotion raise was actually less $ than my last one 3 years ago. I just don’t see how my company can keep good talent by offering incrementally less.
Curious as to what the views on canibas (medical & recreational use) are in the finance industry. From what I've seen, it's a stigma compared to alcohol, but maybe it just appears that way?
What hotel has the best gym in Toronto?
Any firms that are hiring for insurance consultants in Los Angeles? I’m looking for a job and have insurance and IT background. Thanks!
Recruiter reached out about a position, and I’ve never interacted with a recruiter before. What should next steps be if I’m interested? What are initial questions to ask?
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