My job was affected by COVID. I’m have a T20 MBA, closing in on two final round interviews one for a well know pharma consulting firm and the other for F 500 healthcare company as a regional ops director. I like both companies equally but looking to taking a shot at MBB in the next two years. Any advice?
EY-P TSE vs ACN Management Consulting - which one would you prefer in terms of growth opportunity and interesting work? Senior Associate/Consultant level. No MBA.
I have a doctors note for diagnosis with depression and anxiety. Can I get extra time on my CPA exam?
Do you think getting an MBA significantly helps if you want to transition to PM (product management) from tech consulting? Trying to weight the costs and benefits, especially since they're so expensive and know it can be done without one
Suggestions on an effective certification course for learning SQL? I’ve taken courses in undergrad but was looking to bolster my skills. Feel a bit overwhelmed in terms of what resource (Courseera, LinkedIn Learning, etc.) would be effective for teaching skills for querying on the job.
I'm a Deloitte Tech Strategy & Architecture Senior Consultant with a Haas MBA looking to transfer to MBB. I'm up for manager this year and appreciate that if you move over you are expected to reset to first year post-MBA but has anybody been able to negotiate maybe a 2nd year post-MBA or even a manager/PL/EM entry? What specific tech skills are MBB looking for that they would be willing to offer flexibility on starting level. Again this is for the consulting not expert tracks at MBB. Many thanks in advance!
I read on Management Consulted that OW don't specifically recruit post-MBA. How accurate is that?
Is getting CFE worth it? I’ve failed the 3 different sections of the CPA and I am giving up. But I would like some kind of certification to look a tad more marketable. Thoughts?
Better to be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond for MBA apps (I.e. superstar at B4 or mediocre/below average at MBB; metaphorically speaking ofc, ik the B4 is technically bigger in terms of size but you understand the point in terms of competitiveness)?
Applying to MBA for fall 2023 intake. 3.65 GPA from T-20 (econ major). My GRE is 328 (169 V, 159 Q). Quant was 70th %ile so aiming to supplement. Have As/Bs for math/econ courses and an A in Corp Fin from JHU. Not looking to retake GRE — any recs on how to supplement the low quant? How are MBAMath or HBS CORe for admission? Thanks!
Can’t decide between Cornell’s Metro vs. Americas EMBA program. They both seem to be great and offer an Cornell MBA upon graduation. Americas costs about 155k while the Metro NY costs 205k. Both programs are 60 credits in different formats. I can’t seem to understand the difference in price. I like the Americas program because of its flexibility (can attend from selected cities across the US so I would not be stuck in NY). I like the Metro NY for the in-person classroom environment.
Anyone taking the CISA tomorrow?
Curious the pay difference. What general pay range (US) can someone with 3-5 years of PMO/functional consulting for SAP S4HANA Cloud & On Prem experience expect at a big 4 firm with an MBA(not that having the MBA matters a ton)?
What percentage of total outstanding shares is typical for Senior Manager/Director level hires at a startup that is last stage Series E/F? Valuation of the companies are $2-4b. No MBA
Hey Fishes, I recently got enrolled in the Deloitte Cloud Institute cohort for AWS Data Analytics. I'm planning on pursuing azure data analytics certification along with it. Will this help me get a data scientist profile! If notz can anyone help me on what should the ideal pathway for me should be? I have around 6yrs exp in testing/automation domain. TIA
Hey folks, my firm is giving us $1k to spend on professional development but I have to spend it by end of year. Any suggestions on where & how to spend it to better improve my chances of an MBA? Thanks! Potentially considering: public speaking, business courses, social impact conferences, French lessons, etc. Thank you!
I feel so strange managing an intern 10 years older than me…supervisor is out for surgery for the next two weeks. What are proper MBA intern expectations? 2nd year associate here
My job said I can expense AWS Cloud Practitioner certification but I don’t know where to go from here? Do I sign up on Amazon somewhere? Where do I get study material? Etc
Anyone that has taken the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification recently, can u talk about the study materials that was most helpful and provide some tips on the test?
T2 strategy consulting associate (pre-MBA) with an offer to join PE boutique. Worth it if the eventual goal is working at a MM PE or large VC fund? What would be the most realistic route? 2Y PE > MBA > VC? PE Form has a SaaS focus so I’d assume that’s a plus.
Anyone here have any information on Accenture’s specialty finance practice. (Pay range, culture, etc). Any information is greatly appreciated!!
EY recruiter wants to schedule a call to "debrief" the interviews. Would they call me to reject me?
FireEye Security Consultant Salary?
What’s the weirdest (SFW) thing huge done while on a WFH conference call so far? I just cut my toenails while listening to a client talk for 30 minutes.
United Airlines is cutting 30% of it's workforce by October 1st. Apologies if this was already posted. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-united-airlines-job-cuts-20200505-542kkmykdfbvjdefti6d3tbb7i-story.html
This is for my real estate agents. I’m brand new into the business and I adore the work. What tips or pointers can you give to a new agent- I’m in Las Vegas if it helps to be specific. If anyone has any book recommendations that’d be awesome as well. I’m looking to learn anything and everything. For example, learning what I can and can’t do to make a deal close
Sacramento Big 4 folks: What is your office culture like? Which is the best Big 4 in town in terms of market power?
i just got my power line bill for 80 dollars between me and my roomate and find this expensive? I live in a 2/2 in FL. Wondering if there are any data points I can use here.
Has anyone had the conversation on how we get Ss and Ts ready for returning in the fall? I’m not talking about mask usage, hand washing times, physical distancing in classrooms, etc. I don’t think we can expect Ts and Ss to come back and just hop right into academics. Need sometime to process together, get some SEL, be face to face social again, etc. Just wondering if districts out there have gotten a head start on this task.
Besides pay/benefits, what are changes that happen when you move from a C to M levels? Do you have access/exposure to different tools that help you do your job/take on bigger responsibilities?
Anybody else tired of working from home/remote?
Men’s hair style/ facial hair, and interviewing at Big4 poll: 1. Ok to have longer hair 2. Only medium/short hair is professional 3. Trimmed beard & mustache ok 4. Only mustache ok 5. Long beards ok 6. Clean shaven only 7. Hair style/facial hair have no relevance
I hate that all of the conference rooms in our office aren’t fully soundproof. Makes trying to take recruiter calls / video interview later etc. very hard lol
What’s general turnaround time from final candidate interview to decision / offer? Friend I referred for a SD role has gone through the process (2 Partner interviews, 1 SD interview) with the last interview occurring about two weeks ago. She hasn’t heard anything from HR and HR hasn’t responded to her emails asking on status. Not sure if that’s par for the course or an indication she got dinged.
Previously burnout but now recovered from wfh. Unsure if I should still quit since most of my friends are gone Background: -homegrown senior and have received early promotion (Cont.)
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