Is an MBA worth it? Why do 🐠 want to go?
Shot at MBB? Opportunity cost? Career change? Is it worth the massive cost? To me it’s only worth it at M7.
Manager salaries - what are the set ranges at the strategy firms, eg mbb, ow, S&, ATK, LEK. And how much at strategy big 4 practices ? Very hard to find info on that. Also bonus points if you can...
First year post MBA position at a T2 (Strategy&, LEK etc.,) got an offer with MBB to start at same level but essentially losing out on the past year of tenure. I don’t have intentions to make Partner but enjoy the work and may continue for at least a few more years. Is the switch worth it? Also I came from industry and my current network is mostly industry folks so curious how much of a culture adjustment it may be.
Would it look bad to have all of MBB on your resume (e.g., Bain summer intern, McK BA, BCG Consultant)
Reasons for switch are mostly geographical, switching firms was easier than transferring internally, esp cross intl borders
Help! I just got selected for H1B with my current employer but I also have an offer to join MBB next month (MBB didn’t get selected). What do I do?
Im working this summer and looking into programs to help with case prep and interviewing for strategy consulting at MBB + Big 4 firms heard of rocket blocks and myconsulting offer any thoughts on the two or recommendations for another program if there’s a better program than the two?
How long is the waiting period before you can reapply to MBB? I made it to the decision round at BCG about a year ago but unfortunately did not receive an offer...
Is MBB still up or out? What percent of ppl who want to go from A to C to PL to Principal to Partner to MDP at BCG(curious about level by level breakdown)
is MBB hiring still hot?
What do people consider the top companies to work for in Cyber? For example, in consulting, most people want to exit to FAANG or MBB
Long shot: Any McKinsey fish willing to chat about their experience & assess if I’d be a mutually good fit? Headed into another MBB/T2 final round (experienced hire, U.S. offices, 2YOE) & would love to still give McK a look in determining best fit 😅Yet to apply & have no referral - TIA any kind souls that are willing to chat!
After you’ve connected with a consultant on LinkedIn what’s the best practice for asking someone to give you a practice case? To balance respect someone’s time vs coming off as transactional. Should you first ask for coffee chat, then later a case or can you ask for a case in your first “chat”? I am prepping for MBB interviews but I know consultants work crazy hours so I don’t want to take up more time than necessary - what would you prefer? What is the best practice?
Has anyone ever negotiated a raise on the C level while working on MBB? Which firm, what was the offer, what you got out of it?
How is Stern's MBA program regarded in private equity in NYC? Is PE doable with a pre-MBA in consulting not from MBB?
Out of boutique and bigger firms (i.e., MBB, Big 4, etc), which firm would have the best focus on life sciences commercial strategy or pricing/market access? Coming with 1 YOE from big pharma in MA and ~1 YOE from a boutique LS firm. Thanks!
I would like to find out what the most common turnaround (final round to offer/rejection) time is after final round interviews at major firms.
Final round interview candidates at MBB or generally competitive Tier 2 Strategy firms (e.g. Monitor, EY-P, LEK etc.) only.
Please can you comment:
- In how many hours or days or weeks after your final interview did you hear back from the firm
- Decision (offer or rejection)
- Who reached out to you (HR or Employee)?
Additional Posts in Consulting
Have people been doing more or less work with personal projects since working from home? I feel like it’s been harder to keep motived to work on my side projects since starting a permanently remote position.
Need your help in deciding which one to choose. Below are the offer.
1. Accenture - Level 8 - Associate Manager - JB 2.5L
2. EY - Level 32 - Manager 1 - JB 1L
Fixed is almost same however Accenture is giving more variable.
Profile - Tech Risk, GRC . YOE - 9.2.
Also help with the bracket salary if anyone knows of the levels.
Anyone looking for Deloitte Referral for the below skills with 3+ years of technical experience, please DM your resume.
CPQ (Salesforce / Apptus / Oracle)
Openings for QA Automation tester2-6 years experience in Publicis Sapient, interested candidates mail resume at firstname.lastname@example.org
I work at a company with 3 prior companies in the US and one in India. How do I get work reference letters from them? Who should be contacted for it?
I’ve been working for the same company for over 7 years— I believe they have improperly categorized my coworkers and me as contractors. We are supervised, have regular hours, daily meetings, we’re expects to be working Monday through Friday, our work (editing and writing) is essential to the operation’s purpose. They don’t pay any social security or unemployment. After complaining they have said they’d agree to make us employees, but with a pay cut. What should I do?
How many active reqs is a Senior Tech Recruiter typically assigned to in an in-house position at a startup vs a FAANG? And I’m referring to different reqs, not like 15 Senior Engineers with the same stack which I would consider 1 role with 15 openings etc.
Certs vs degrees. And experience vs degree. How far can I get? Entry level. Technical. Currently sales facing.
In my late 20s and struggling with acne (inflamed white heads). Finally going to see a dermatologist - any advice? Any prescription topical things that have worked for you? Or any other recs?
Anyone else feel like you're constantly sweating with these antidepressants. First zoloft then i changed to lexapro.
Hi everyone. I’m graduating law school in two weeks from a Midwestern state school. My partner has recently accepted a position at a big four accounting firm in New York, and I’ve been applying to attorney positions in that market for months now with no luck. Alumni connections haven’t gotten me very far either. Is there something I’m missing? Something I should be doing differently? I have great academic credentials albeit at a mid-ranked state school. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
How is the leave policy in mindtree?
I’m a internal manager, (hopefully) soon-to-be senior manager. I’m increasingly interfacing with senior partners & leaders, and I’m finding it hard to connect/build relationships with them beyond my content expertise. Part of my struggle I attribute to zoom dynamic of never meeting/connecting in person, plus I get nervous knowing they are likely time crunched and maybe thinking 2 steps ahead. Lastly sometimes I feel like they’re just not interested in bonding with me. Any tips or advice?
Starting after summer at BCG Post MBA. Office has had no communication if offers are still standing, nothing on the current situation. Total radio silence. Classmate going to Deloitte just got (cont)
Additional Posts (overall)
Not the first time I had someone tried to take credit for my work but this is the first time my supervisor has. Not sure how to proceed...😫😫
Literally did nothing today, usually I try to check in if I have no work but I figured work comes to me regardless.
Watched the entire avengers trilogy chronologically, baked a cake, and ordered sushi. Life is good 😌😌😌
What was that site again with all the different salaries for diff levels at FAANG, MBB, etc?
NOT payscale or glassdoor or linkedin
Irrational consulting fear: When you stay dead silent while muted on calls...just in case.
What did you learn this week?
I took my second oil painting lesson, focusing on value, temp, and edges. Amazing experience! I’m sure this will also help me design better slides :)
Caption this... (zoom in)
Looking at PMO Analyst roles. Does anyone have experience with this? I wanted to chat with someone who’s currently in the role. My burner is email@example.com
Looking for book recommendations on strategy/strategic thinking. Something along the lines of Contagious but open to any options. Thanks in advance!
So which companies are hiring healthcare consultants right now? Industry or consulting firms. Unwilling to leave healthcare, but time to leave Deloitte.
Need advice! Just received a promotion (felt like it was both past due and a retention tactic) at a company I really enjoy working at, but salary is nowhere near competitive. Also received an offer for a more strategic role, exciting company, for $35k more in base alone, and with equity, nearly $50k more in TC. Would I be burning bridges if I took the offer?
At a point in my career where I need to choose a path. I have an opportunity to work in M&A or Strategy Consulting for Big4. In terms of total comp, which direction would equal higher TC?
I’m a 900 year old vampire with 850+ years of management experience, what is a reasonable salary for me to ask for from a Big 4?
How exactly does one become a social media consultant? Looks like the greatest job on earth
Just accepted an offer with the PwC Connected Supply Chain team as a SA. Anyone out there have any insight into the team?
Me and my team are freezing the entire day. The AC control is in the meeting room next door. We tried to talk to the guy there, but he refused to adjust and gave us the YOU GIRLS ARE CRAZY look. WTF!
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