Prior to this ive only ever done FS operations focused consulting i.e. mix of implementation & operating model development/assessment. Hours usually 830-7. Got an offer for a strategy role at a big 4. What are the average hours like? Am I going to regret this?
I'm a senior at a non-target ivy just got an advisory return offer at big 4. How do I initiate conversation with MBB for full time if they don't come to campus/I don't have personal connection
How difficult is it to be counseled out at Big 4 firms? Is it common or do you really have to mess up? Are any of the firms more cutthroat than the others?
AP at McK vs Big 4 D/MD? Currently expert Pr and hoping to achieve equity Partner in 2-3 years.
Is it normal for teams to lose it on each other on a regular basis? I’m fairly new to the B4 and never experienced it at former firms. It starts at the top and it’s starting to take a toll on my performance. Not sure if I need to suck it up and deal with it or start thinking about changing teams. TIA
PwC CMAAS offer in hand, but one thing holding me back from accepting at the moment is the work/life balance. I’m transferring from audit. I understand work/life is a little crazy right now in CMAAS. Is this expected to cool down? What were hours like before things got crazy? Better than B4 audit hours? Thanks!
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Any insights on Protiviti’s data and analytics space? and also on so called ‘WLB’? 9years in analytics in Big 4 and looking to switch if that helps.
Anyone left kpmg to join another big 4 at manager level? Did you give 2 weeks to transition clients or were you asked to give up your laptop asap since your joining a competitor?
How’s the consulting work life balance at Big 4 in Europe Do folks work more than 45 hours through the week and is it normal to have to work on weekends?
For those of you at a big 4 that left for industry, what do you miss (if anything), that you would have liked to "take" with you? Was it hard to move away from the "teaming" aspect and be an individual contributor?
Mulling over an offer. Is work at MBB way more work / significantly more intense than Big 4? I feel like I have a good brand/rep at EY; not sure if effort to rebuild all of that at MBB is worth it?
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
Poll for the group - How common are PIPs at the various Big 4? Is it like the whole bottom 10% of everyone’s group or a once-in-a-while-this-person-is-dumb kind of thing? Have heard of quite a few within my group and wondering if it’s normal or something isn’t quite right.
How do you all find time for interviews? Currently I’m in the office around 6am and leave around 9pm. Friday’s I start meetings in bed at 5am and finish around 5pm. Should I take them at the airport?
How is KPMG as compared to Deloitte? Do you guys have to do firm initiatives, report tracking and trading, culture, etc? What’s the level structure like?
Anyone make the leap from Accenture to Deloitte? Was it a better fit, experience, and culture? Was it not?
Firm is giving an extra bonus this year. After taxes theyll be just about the amount of interest on my law school loans (so much interest it’s disgusting). Do I immediately use all of it to pay off that interest, pay off one of the loans in full and put the rest toward interest, invest some, or other? I have about 190K total (loans are my only debt) and am of the group that’s fine paying off slower overtime for more cash flow now but w/ interest so high I’m thinking paying itwould put me ahead?!
Has anyone rented workout clothes at the Westin before? Thoughts on the quality/cleanliness?
EY Folks - does any one here know who to contact if you need an employee verification letter certifying dates of employment and job responsibilities for green card process? I don’t work for EY anymore and my new employer is asking me to request specific skills to be put on EY’s letter head.
How much is utilization factored into raises?
Sharing my Afrobeats work from home playlist. Hope it helps. https://open.spotify.com/user/fqwo55nf8ermba2pnxlabayg5/playlist/5gy3llhQ7jC520vnsmaL24?si=zCwSKXdbSda7d1HNMUCbpg
no swag bags this year for departing GSAPers, what’s even the point if i can’t rock a sick daddy D patagucci at b-school
In case you never got to see the New York Times article about air quality in classrooms, I’m posting it here for you. It makes some very important points about creating the safest possible environment for students and teachers. 1. Open windows if it all possible 2. Place air purifier centrally 3. Don’t place fans in a way where the air is pointed at people Have a great year and keep yourself and your students safe! https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/02/26/science/reopen-schools-safety-ventilation.html ￼￼￼￼￼
What are the potential exit opps from Finance Transformation? Pretty sick of process/tech in Finance function and want to do something more fulfilling 🥴
Mary's book sold 1 million more copies than Art of the Deal on its first day. https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2020/07/16/mary-trump-book-already-nearing-1-million-sales/5450614002/
What is salary range for new SM ?
One of my employees is the only one in the firm who knows how to use a critical piece of outdated software. I overheard them speaking about accepting a job interview. Should I get them to train another employee?
Hiya! I was wondering if anyone here has any good recommendations in terms of books or learning material that I can pick up to learn about sales and marketing relevant to the consulting industry?
So I have a rememdial algebra 1 class with 8 kids. I also have 1 hr and 20 mins with them. These kids have done the same subject 1-2 times. Any ideas, resources, or lessons that dont make the class feel repetitive to a prior year?
Looking to start some advisory consulting for a small Systems Integrator that I have worked previously when with a larger firm previously. Looking for contract templates that I could leverage as a starting point. Legal Zoom or other options. Welcome your thoughts and suggestions.
Just went to JFK after years of LGA marine terminal flights. I feel like I stepped through the doors of a time machine.
I want to make some changes to my classroom management system (classroom jobs, greeting routine, steps to conflict resolution). Should I introduce them after Thanksgiving or wait for Winter Break?
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