Chance me: 3.7 from semi-target, 1 year in big 4 consulting, 2 STEM master’s from HYPS, 2 years at top quant hedge fund (Bridgewater/Citadel/Two Sigma), 750 GMAT. No extracurriculars, white male. Want to start my own fund in a few years. Targeting HSW.
Currently in CDO and want to make a jump to B4. How challenging is it to do this at entry level?
What do tax people do at big 4? Is it like consulting? I’m thinking specifically of specialized areas like international tax
MBB, and particularly Big 4 fish - How much of your time do you spend on internal marketing of your services, internal recruitment to your service line? None, Some, Much or Lot.
I left a boutique consulting company because I felt under utilized. Joined a larger supposedly hip consultancy with local market model with great expectations and am finding myself let down by the experience - the client, work, teamwork and collaboration, technical content is not per what was promised and feels like I am back to my b4 days. I was a fool to fall for the kumbaya in consulting crap - I am best developing products with great teams. Industry looks down on me. What are my options?
Did anyone go from Big 4 to Big law here? Wondering what that was like/if that’s even possible.
What's the median B4 partner base / TC in Germany / Switzerland? Looking to move to EU for family reasons.
About to join a Big 4 in 3 weeks and just found out that I'm pregnant. Will I still be eligible for parental leave?
How many overtime hours pay did you all receive as an analyst? In my offer, it stated I will be eligible to receive overtime pay as a CDP analyst so how much more $$$ is that for the year? 3k? 5k? Etc I’m currently deciding between Accenture and big 4 right now.
What are good consulting only firms in Dallas? I’m in FAAS/CMAAS/AAS and want to make a switch from big 4/audit based firm to a consulting specific firm.
What are benefits packages like outside the Big 4, particularly at MANGA (I guess that’s the new acronym with Meta), Salesforce, etc? I always assumed Deloitte’s benefits were on the more generous side but curious how we go up against some of these tech companies who also generally pay more. I’m paying $3796/yr for a family HDHP where the total OOP max is $7600 ($3800 for individual). D throws in $1k to HSA if you max personal.
Thoughts on moving from B4 Advisory to Houlihan Lokey in their Valuations practice? Portfolio Valuations and Advisory group to be exact. Not sure what the WLB, career progression, or comps are at Houlihan Lokey. Any insights on this team and what I can look at for comps, etc.? Thanks in advance!
Are ZS partners paid better than Big 4 partner overall? Any insights with objective analysis will be appreciated.
Hi anyone working on EY LLP with Location: Bangalore Service line: Technology consulting Client: popular Laptop manufacturer (D) Please comment if you are working for same, need to check before my joining.
What's the best way to save for retirement: 401k, Roth, after-tax? What's the difference between Roth and after-tax?
Hi all - My son is just graduating this summer with engineering degree. He’s due to start at Booz Allen. Thoughts on words of advice to him? This is his first job ever… no internship experience either.
What type of roles can Sap Consultants look for outside consulting world? I have been thinking about the switch to Industry but my resume is not able to articulate that since it’s so Sap consulting heavy. Looking for some guidance on applying for Technical Program Manager or Product Manager roles and how to best prepare for that transition ?
EY-P fishes How much is the salary difference for the same roles in US and Canada? I read somewhere that for typical non strategy consulting work at Big4, salaries in Canada can be 30-50% lower than US, but for MBB salaries stay roughly the same. Where on the spectrum does EY-P lie?
A friend has offers for Bain and BCG Dubai at the consultant level (joining just after his MBA) and he is confused on which one to take. Any thoughts to help him make a decision? Things he cares about are total compensation, career progression, mobility/ transfers to other offices and casework focus on tech (if any).
What would you choose? MBB (Digital practice) or Amazon PMT? Background: T15 MBA student, 7YoE as Mech engineer, long term goal is to climb ladder in Tech, married and have a baby Situation: I have a MBB and Amazon PMT offer for summer internship that I need to choose. MBB comes with FT offer, Amazon PMT will most likely result in return offer. If I go with MBB, I plan to exit to big Tech in 2-3 years. Y1 TC for both will be quite similar (around 230k). Thank you in advance!
I’m interviewing for a Data Science Associate role at a mid size fin tech right now. Afraid to make the jump as I’m only a few months into first strategy job. Feel like I’ll be around more high achievers in consulting, but if in the end everyone (an exaggeration) is trying to funnel into product management, should I jump ahead of the curve?
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At Deloitte toronto, aside from the 20 vacation days, is there any sick days or wellness days? I’m a manager btw.
Am I screwed? I’m on track for about 1300 billables for 2021, target is 2000. While one month I did not reach out for work every other month I have, including the heads of my groups, and have told many people I am slow and can take on work. I had 4 deals die/get pushed this December, so this month was significantly slower than anticipated. Additionally, the main partner I work with has been out for months with a serious health issue. I have only received positive reviews and (cont’d in comments)
WWYD: 35 years old. Just started aggressive savings couple yrs ago (started career non profit, then mba and then paying loans off). Cautious to keep dumping money into s&p since so much I put in was during aggressive growth of last 1.5 yrs. Currently $400k in 401k (all equities, mostly US), $130k in brokerage (85% us equities, 15% intl), about to put $20k (me plus partner) in iBonds. Have $175k cash (recent bonus mostly). Need $30k for wedding soon, then keep emergency fund. So ~$100k..WWYD?
Trying to figure out value of Bonvoy points- want to book hotel in Lisbon for 3 nights and it’s $315 or 75000 bonvoy points. Should I use points or cash?
Applied for a spouse visa, anyone have any ideas on how long it’s been typically taking? Website states 3-12 months so wondering if it’s been on the longer end or shorter end in the recent past!
what is the chillest / least rowdy beach near miami? i want to explore miami but i don’t want all the south beach vibes. just trying to have a low key trip filled with some beach time and city time. or should i stay in fort lauderdale?
Any recommendations on family-based immigration lawyer for consultation? Had filed i-130 for mom in February of last year, which was subsequently approved and she has been documentarily qualified for months after we completed the other forms. Problem is that she has been waiting to be invited to the US consulate (in India) for months and with the current backlog it looks like it may take another 12 to 16 months before the happens. I’m pregnant and need my mom to be with me sooner. Contd.
Does anyone from Alvarez and Marsal have any TC info for first year analysts as well as analyst salary progression? Curious about what base and bonus have looked like in the past, specifically for the healthcare group (HIG). Also interested in seeing what comp for other A&M groups look like for analysts.
I’m an aide in a structured self contained classroom and most likely positive but have no sick days left. Are admins showing grace and not docking your aides if they exceed sick days. Are autism students cannot tolerate masks and I am toileting and doing hygiene so I am more exposed than say a special education or RTI aide
Hey folks - any idea on Jefferies’ Tech group culture? I have a superday with them in the coming week.
How do you convince yourself you're worth what you're supposed to be? 23/F/48K/CHI/almost 2 years at agency I barely feel like I'm worth this and just lucked into this but everyone says RAISE.
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