Curious what Admissions would think about a gap in work experience? I would love to leave b4 and spend full time studying for GMAT/ searching for a new job w better wlb. Insight/input much appreciated.
Hi all! I’m an MBA Candidate with 3.5 years on H1B. What consulting firms are still hiring internationals among MBB and Big 4?
How do security consulting firms like FireEye, Rapid7, and Crowdstrike compare to traditional consulting firms like the big 4 from an employee perspective? Anyone here make the switch from big 4 to security specialist firm?
Hello, Could you please guide me with the salaries of senior consultant in Big 4 in Canada ? I know that it varies based on location, but what would be a competitive salary for Toronto , Ottawa and Vancouver?
Currently considering offers from 2 big 4 firms for entry level audit opportunities. I’m a bit concerned about the burn out that everybody’s talking about in PA￼. Any advice on how to avoid it or at least minimize the effects?
One of my friend works at a local accounting firm(Tax). He wants to join B4 in a entry level but he is wondering if he needs to hit 1 year or can just apply via referral as experienced hire and start as A1. Any thoughts?
Does anyone know acceptance rates at big 4 type firms versus boutiques? Most assume big 4 are harder to get into and more prestigious than boutiques or lower level firms. I’m at a mid tier firm so I’m fairly neutral in this. I’ve worked with highly intelligent, and highly incompetent, consultants from either type of firm. Would love to hear your thoughts on this and any data you have. Sometimes I wonder why big 4 is so highly revered when work products I review are less than stellar.
I love working in the big 4. Forget the hours and focus on the amazing opportunity. I wasn't born in anything close to middle class. I will never take this opportunity for granted.
Anyone work at both MBB and Big 4 in their career (i.e. the McDeloitte combo)? How drastically different was the average level of talent? Were there any dumb McK's you thought would struggle at McD's?
Hello cyber team! Can anyone help suggesting sys integrator/implementation firms that are focussed primarily on cloud and devsecops? Also do they match big 4 salaries to some extent? Tia!
Waiting for the day B4 firms start setting realistic yearly growth goals so we can actually meet those numbers.
Posted in Big 4 bowl but reposting here: Looking to move into a general Consulting Staff/Business Transformation/Strategy position mid-late 2022. Was eyeing a Summer/Fall 2022 Business Transformation Staff position at EY in particular, but it has dropped off. Any idea of when positions like that will typically open up across most firms? Want to get in early, open to any firm. I do not have an MBA, but I am client facing and work in commercial markets currently. TYIA!
What is the difference between an Associate Consultant role (in MBB) vs. a Consulting/Business Analyst role (in McK/Big 4/ACN)? Would the former be a step up from the latter, or they are lateral?
Survey please respond Big 4 Hi Everyone, I run an analytics website that aims to provide more transparency for college students and young working professionals into potential career paths. I have a survey below specifically targeted for Big 4 professionals. If you have the time can you please fill out this survey? The survey will not ask for any personal information. If you are interested in the results of the survey please email email@example.com Survey Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-aKT6KBcIgc9nFMBuS9_WSyabS2tSt2nL7zn0W18kzJZ6TA/viewform Thanks!
PA people, when someone asks you what you do for living, what do you say? A lot of people don't know what B4 or PA is so I say CPA and people think I do bookkeeping.
How to prep for Wharton interview?
Advice for negotiating salary when first starting at your firm? How much higher than my current salary dare I put as desired salary? MD/MBA here in healthcare sector. Please help!
Anyone else stuck in DFW?
I may have a week of bench time. Any favorite spots to go while on the bench for the week? Florida? Hawaii? Recommendations for accommodations and activities?
Facebook is anyone from Facebook open to helping me with a mock product interview? I would really appreciate it 🙏🏻
With so many professionals working from home due to Covid-19, what are your tips / strategies for being productive when WFH?
Hey all, when would you say is a good time to inform your direct manager of your upcoming parental leave? Wife is expecting but not sure when I should tell my boss so we can plan on transitioning / back filing before I’m out. Thoughts please?
Hi! Anyone works in Accenture/Globant/Infosys/Wipro/Everis or other IT services companies and can tell me how long are the maternity and paternity leaves? And any other benefits regarding these leaves. Thanks!
I am a customer consultant and I am now really stressed out due to covid, I want a change in my life trying to learn aws. Preparing for SAA-C02 i need some help with practice exam and also on a decision of which stream to proceed with now Devops or sysops. Any leads much appreciated.
I currently work in a HCOL (LA) and have decided that this summer I want to move to a MCOL (Chicago) that isn't an office location for my team. Am I right to wait until after YE comp discussions (end of Q1) before raising this with my company? We don't have published comp bands and I know there is some pay disparity between the two locations. I want to make sure I am getting what I deserve bonus/raise and then negotiate any pay difference after
applied for passport renewal at SFO consulate. VFS guys said you filled in wrong and we are sending the application back, and to refile again correctly. Got email saying it has been dispatched. However, I haven’t received the passport back till now. It’s been 10 days. I have tried following up through multiple channels. No response till now. I need to travel to india next week. any suggestions on how I can get it resolved? Their customer care phone line is charging 2.5$/min and are of no help!
I have a case interview with West Monroe Are the case study interviews interviewer led or candidate led?
Thoughts on GLG? Offer in business development team. GLG not finance but need reach!! Got 24 hours to respond. I am a finance analyst but offered a job in the team and wondering how hard do they go in on sales? They said no financial targets until year 2 but I’m sceptical. I’ve never done sales before either and the job involves prospect and account mapping. I was offered the job due to my transferable skills. I will be in a small team of 4 but my role is the only business development position.
Have an opportunity to go to a small vc firm as an associate from consulting (platinion) with terrible wlb but pretty great compensation (90k+20% bonus). What do you think? Is it worth it given the pay cut, probably looking at something like 70k, but interesting deep tech focus. How likely am I to make it to principal and partner?
Hi, I got a call from KPMG HR today asking for relevant experience and salary expectations. I quoted between 22-26LPA for Manager or Senior Consultant role based on how the interview goes. I have around 7 years of experience. Should and can I quote more ? Or what I've mentioned is alright? I am on 14.3LPA Also I need some resources to prepare for the further rounds. Any help is really welcome. The role was for IT Audit (ITGC, App Control, ISO27001 etc). Please DM if you can help. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Anyone have a great CFP that works with folks remotely (I.e., via Skype or FaceTime) or in Boston? Looking to learn about the unknown, e.g., tax loss harvesting, 529s and other similar vehicles, etc
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