Federal MBB🐠, were you given the opportunity to work any commercial projects your 1st year with the firm (if desired)? Had a final round years ago but friend advised me to stop the process given passion was retail. At the time switching practices was unheard of, have the times changed? Bridges never burned, debating re-kindle conversations...
Are there any examples of former Black consultants making it to C-Suite at a company? In business school, they say MBB is the C-suite factory but has this been true for Black people in the C-suite?
Is 1 month enough prep for MBB round 1? How should I focus my type on behavioural vs. Case. Should I be networking with current consultants too or it’s more just upto my performance
With so many people reportedly leaving consulting, I’m wondering how common is it to leave for less TC? MBB comp $200k+ at 27. Do most people get increases above that or just go to jobs sitting at $150k but that “have better WLB”? *Not looking to include those that switch to industries with intentional disregard about comp (eg public sector, charity, teaching etc).
What are the best consultancies for digital strategy and customer experience design? Do any of the B4 or MBB have strong practices here?
What is an acceptable age to complete an MBA program if the goal is MBB or T2 strategy consulting post-MBA?
Any inputs and personal experience comparing the data science practices of Deloitte, Accenture, KPMG and MBB(quantum black, Gamma in particular)?
Analytics folks at a MBB, what’s your experience been like? What level would I come in at with 8 years of experience?
What is the typical lag time between start date and offer at MBB as an experienced hire? I was told to expect a start date in a year during off cycle recruiting. Is this normal?
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
Can you survive with no skills? Am exiting MBB for VC soon and recently realized I don’t have any differentiated skills, just general problem solving. Will I be able to just coast along forever?
Why is ACN strategy unnecessarily selective? They only recruit from a select few schools (no exceptions) even if at another top school. MBB/Deloitte/OW/Parthenon/LEK/ATK have much greater flexibility.
Any insight on getting MBA from mendoza as far as prospects for transitioning into a post-mba strategy consulting role? It’s ranked outside the top 15 but from research seems like it still sends plenty of grads to top consulting firms (not MBB)
How much work, if any, does MBB do with Bill & Melinda Gates, World Bank, USAID, etc.? Could one specialize in doing this type of work?
I gotta say, when FB was launched we only had the Big4, MBB, ATK, OW, Accn, IBM, LEK, Booz. Also, focus was MC/Strategy. I've come to appreciate firms like Slalom, Huron etc -not so much audit group
How does EYs senior manager translate into a MBB model? Working alongside an EY SM who thinks they’re a junior/associate partner but whose responsibilities seem to match an EM. Also is it normal for Big 4s to ignore juniors? This SM refuses to listen to anything I say and gets annoyed anytime I speak in a meeting or when I said I was talking to the partner directly - whereas my McK team proactively encourages me too.
Which of B4 + MBB pays SWE/DS the most? I know they can't compare to FAANG, but just among these guys, who pays the most? Who has the best talent/tech implementations?
Does it make sense to apply for Consulting roles now during COVID? for Question Context...CONT’D...
I have been working at a small healthcare consulting company focused on Market access and I am hoping to branch out. What are good healthcare consultancies to go for?
Anybody have any tips on getting an interview at big tech companies? I’m an early career self-taught developer and I feel like it’s hard to stand out
I have ~$52K in my 401K. How does that compare with others? I’m almost 27 and have been thinking more and more about withdrawing some to pay off college debt.
Every time I talk about my mental health and my struggles I feel like I get the “consulting isn’t for everyone” response and I feel like that’s just an excuse for toxic corporate environments. Just because I process things differently and need to work differently doesn’t mean I can’t produce great work. Tired of people making excuses for not being willing to change their styles to fit others and be less of an ass.
Help a socially awkward fella out. Got a large bonus from a consulting project team with personal note ccing the other key member. I didnt know how to respond but did say thank you to the director in person. Should i still reply to that email?
How long does tcs take to provide experience letter. My current organization which I joined 4 weeks back are asking for experience letter without which they are not onboarding me to any project. Has anyone faced similar issues.
One of the downsides of WFH is getting bored and going online shopping. HOWEVER, I think everyone should go to harrier.com and buy the coolest shirt ever made:
Zoom news. Lotto puts 🤑🤑🤑
What is the purpose of a flipped classroom? Some teachers are doing their lessons via video so the kids are prepped before class. Then, what do they do in class?
Hello Fishes, I have two job offers in hand. Need for suggestion on which one is better to join considering work culture and other benefits. Offers are from SAP SDC and EY GDS with same salary benefits. Skillset- SAP EWM YOE- 12 Years
Pretty obvious but has anyone else thought about the impact on effective comp that comes with the lack of travel, and the consequences for talent management? Banks are jacking base salaries to the moon, but our industry is barely budging. Consider the loss of food expensing that had netted us hundreds of dollars per week. The lack of payment in lieu of travel on weekends. The rewards points/miles we’re not accruing. The tax-free nature of all of it. Is it any surprise we're hurting for talent?
Nothing irks me more than analysts on the bench that take a day to respond to emails. Scrap that, any analysts that take more than a day to respond. Your client's CEO and VPs flooding your inbox???
Anyone inside David & Goliath willing to shed some light on leadership style and culture there?
Anyone used Botox to treat TMJ/teeth-grinding? My dentist said i should get a mouth guard and potentially do some physical therapy. I seem to be doing a lot of clenching/teeth grinding in the night. I was googling other options and came across a suggestion for Botox. I already get Botox in my forehead for cosmetic purposes so I'm not worried about Botox generally, but unsure how common it is in the jaw for this medical purpose.
Just saw a family of four on a flight to ATL, a young couple with a little son and a little girl. The dad was such a real gentleman that his way of interacting with the little son touched my heart so
Need points help: current Delta gold, only 7000 MQMs from plat for 2017 but current project ends soon and expecting to fly Star Alliance. Should I stop before hitting plat to carry MQMs for 2018?
Not cpa related, but if anyone is applying to pwc start internship 2021 and you identify as a minority you can "present yourself as a minority" and a recruiter will refer you to a web page to see if you meet this criteria. Basically it looks like you'll get preferential treatment if you meet the criteria. Firm is really pushing diversity it would seem
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