I want to exit to a GM or Senior ops director role. Currently 3 yrs in consulting, 10 yrs in ops at well-known manuf. firm, CPIM, CSCP, T20 MBA, Ind Eng undergrad. Anyone have recs on how to prepare?
Best books about product management for a good exit to industry? I already have an MBA and PMP but looking for a refreshed perspective since it’s been years since my formal education. Currently reading “Product Managements Sacred Seven” but it’s geared toward the startup world. I am in healthcare and not looking for a startup role. TIA!!!
MBB? More like DPEK
Finance undergrad + MBA. No tech background. Pure business consulting experience. Looking to do a Masters of Data Science to make the pivot (may or may not stay in consulting). Thoughts?
Following the trend here Likelihood of M7 MBA? UG - top 25 public school GPA - 3.4 WE - 3 years at T2 strategy firm GMAT - 730 South Asian Male
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
Any folks who did their MBA and went and joined MBBs . Was it worth the chase ? Would like to hear more on this.
Those who want to join FAANG: don’t you think that the upward mobility is limited? Thousands of super ambitious MBB background people with top credentials joined these firms over the last decade.
Hey hey all you lovely people, hope you're excited for the weekend! So this question's for a friend- would anybody have an insight on entry level MBB/T2 consultant salaries in Dubai/the Middle East? I've been told that the numbers on Glassdoor are outdated, is that true?
Moving from big4 to core strategy firm (read MBB). Have 2 months before I join the new firm. Wondering what I can do to prepare myself, are there any courses, books that would help me gain some skills. I have mostly done PMO, tech implementations kind of work so far. Don't want to leave any stone unturned and want to make it work.
Has anyone here ever sat for the CMA exam? How hard is it actually? Is part 1 doable with 2 months of studying?
Any wharton or Stanford mba grads in the bowl? Applying to MBA programs and would love to get any insight on the process!
Strategy& fish, do you know what the director base / bonus is? Is it comparable to similar roles at MBB?
Is FRM or CFA a better certification?
Any one who has done CSCP certification and can help guide through the exam preparation ?? Does it help when applying to MBB??
Please help: I’m starting MBA in 3 months and really want to quit my job already. I don’t have enough saved up at all, but I really can’t work as I don’t like the job at all. What should I do?
for those of you who have gotten multiple offers from MBB, which did you choose and why? Looking back would you have done the same
Is it just me but I think ex-[MBB] makes sense and even ex-Deloitte or any of the bigger prominent firms because it actually speaks to an active Alumni group or a profession with a broad skillset. But ex-[Bank] looks a bit strange. Please educate me! Am I being a snob?
Hey geniuses, financial modelling question: how do you account for the risk of fines in an excel business case model? For example if your project would eliminate a 10% risk each year of being fined $1m. Do I model it as a $1m P&L benefit a year? $100k? Something else? Thanks!
I’m 4 rounds into the interview process for an Assistant Controller position in SoCal. For the next round, I’ll be meeting with the Controller, Accounting Manager, and 5 other junior accounting staff. I’ll have 30 minutes to explain a month-end close task (of my choice) to the accounting team. Also, I’ll have to analyze a random reconciliation and explain improvements that can be made. I’m just a 2nd year manager, so I’m getting so nervous, and any insight or tips would be appreciated!
The volume of stock photography using people staring at their phone with a huge smile on their face is driving me nuts. Is that the best we can do? Ads, emails, banners, etc., sea of sameness.
What do you do when someone asks for a referral but sends you a crappy resume? Irrelevant experience, inconsistent tense, differing POV, grammatical errors, etc within their bullet points.
What pays more at entry level, FAANG biz ops or MBB? What about at the next level (after 2 YOE or so)?
Does it bother you that the job market is so faddish? When I left college (pre-crisis) most wanted to work for a bank or MBB. Now all I hear about is FANG (but mostly G) and startups.
Wow yes Delta also called out the Galaxy Note 7 to be powered down. Typing this from my iPad.....
Got invited to interview at Google for a role on their global partnerships team, but realized that role requires less experience than I have and the title is Associate rather than Lead. I know (con’t)
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
Would you go work for a private company that offers a lot of growth opportunities, high salary and 40-45 hour work weeks, but doesn’t allow WFH and is pretty strict on the 8-5?
Whose in bonus land?
What is your max class size for the year? Is that number based on a virtual or in person classroom?
Any advice on how to do virtual interviews when my firm has me back in the office full time?
I have an interview scheduled for this Friday but I’m feeling very unprepared. I need more time to think through my professional experiences and how that translates to the role in question. How does it look if I move the interview to next Friday? Would that raise eyebrows?
What do I need to do to sponsor B2 visa for my parents? Is there a chance US grants B2 to sister and brothers as well?! I am a GC holder.
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