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...
Can restructuring consultants exit to distressed PE funds without going through banking? Based on research it seems majority go through IB before PE. How do people feel about a career in distressed PE (or for that matter distressed HF) from either content of work/pay/WLB/exit POV? And what is the best seniority level to exit to such PE? TIA!
Do any of us actually love consulting or do we do it for the benefits (ie money, travel perks, exit opportunities)?
In addition to Herman Cain, the founder of Turning Point USA died of coronavirus this week. Every life lost matters, but hopefully theirs can matter more by helping people that still see this as a political issue realize it isn't.
Everyone says the Manhattan CATs are much more difficult than the actual test. Does anyone know what the difference is? 20/30 points, 50+?
What to expect on the first round BCG interview with partner for experienced consultant role. Been told it’s an opportunity for me to learn about BCG and tell about my experiences.
Tips on how to deal with associates and support staff that have clearly regressed during this wfh period? When is it time to start letting them go?
Anyone using structured products? Comparing them with FIA’s and they can really do well. Some downside unlike an annuity but better upside.
What is the process of actually getting hired by another firm as an experienced hire? I'm currently interviewing with another firm and have an in office interview scheduled for this week.
Besides company provided insurance in US, what other life or health insurance you have bought on your own? Approaching 40 and wondering if I have my bases covered. Married and a kid on the way.
If you max out your employer match for 401k and also the annual limit for Roth IRA, where to invest next? Put more in 401k or somewhere else?
Thoughts on investing into rental properties vs putting money into market? Had 2 HUD rented properties and currently selling them and unsure whether to invest in purchasing another one or just use that money to buy stocks. I’m worried that low income renters will struggle with paying rent due to losing jobs because of COVID. Thoughts?
Hi ladies! I am seeking advice as I am torn between between prepping and applying to MBA or FAANG jobs. I currently am at 4.5 YOE, 150K base, engineering manager. My network has advised that an MBA can help pivot careers as I’m exploring content strategy (Netflix). One of my goals is to also work in London. I will add that there is an expectation in my family for higher education and candidly, my longer term goal is a CXO position. Thank you!