Hi Atlanta fishes, I’m moving to Atlanta in coming months and looking for your advice & recommendations for neighborhood and apartment search prior to in-person visit soon. Background & factors: - Male / single / age 30 (I like city life and going out yet prefer relatively calm place during weekdays than too much exposure to crowd & street noise) – heard ATL midtown isn’t too loud anyways - For monthly rent (1BD or studio), I would prefer $1800~$2000 range but can afford up to ~$2100+ (cont’d)
If every study shows bad management slows productivity and cost companies good employees, why are all these a**hole clients and the MDs who turn a blind eye protected? My client's awful attitude creates an extremely unproductive environment. We spend more time protecting his ego or getting irrationally screamed at, than we do doing our jobs. I thought our MD might step in, but he just completely downplayed it and even blamed us. Why isn't there more attention on changing this outdated ideology?
Thoughts on moving to San Diego as a mid-20s female? Can’t deny the weather but are there other young professionals around?
End goal in PE career? Let’s say you make it to MD at UMM shop. How is comp compared to let’s say F500 C-suite? I’d imagine both to be 10 - 30M, but a cushier rise in F500. Am I wrong? Just trying to figure out this giant rush by so many colleagues to the buy-side
Is 120k an acceptable salary for Dallas, Texas? I’m taking a pay cut to move there from San Francisco
Question re: salary for corporate boutique in expensive market (CA). 2000+ hours, big financings and M&A. Former big firm partners, nice, but demanding. Billed 2400+. Ok to ask 85-90% of biglaw comp?
Where can I find a description of the benefits offered by the legal plan? Do we have to use their attorneys? How much of the cost of a will do they cover?
Deloitters who have left for MBB or a big 4- did you get fired when you told your leadership? How did that work? Do you now answer “yes” when asked if you’ve ever been fired from a job?
What are the levels of interviews at Square for program manager positions? Any way to prep for those? Curious about the AML/FinCrime team.
I’m looking to learn more about PwC’s Customer Consulting practice. I’ve been looking for people on LinkedIn to network with and unfortunately I’m having trouble finding people to reach out to. I believe that I have the relevant experience for a role, I just want to confirm it
Are you all utilizing more retention bonuses to try to help control attrition? Trying to get a sense of it’s been a successful tactic for your organization or if you’re doing anything else to reduce regrettable exits.
What should be the next certification that I should get? I have the CFE. I’m targeting the CFCS and the ACAMS as the next ones that I should get. Any thoughts on which one I should get 1st? Pros/Cons
Have any Legal recruiters helped place a junior (1-2 yr.) Staff/Diligence Attorney mainly focused on PE transactions/M&A at a V20 firm into a traditional partnership-track junior (1-3 yr) Associate position at a peer firm’s similar practice group? Any suggestions to approaching these lateral opportunities?
So this might be a better place to post this and ask this question: Uncle D has announced explicitly that most people won’t get a pay raise & bonus this year except for those promoted and high performers. Amid this crisis, are companies including other big 3, MBB, FAANG, boutique consulting firms still giving high raises and issue stocks? Can you share the impact from your firm?
Got staffed my first week in the firm, was expecting the overhiring to give me some quality beach time.
Are virtual therapy sessions as effective as in person? I’ve never been to therapy but want to work on my anger issues because they’re only becoming worse as the Stress from life and Covid become worse. Has anyone started therapy virtually through the pandemic?
Who started their own firm straight out of or within a few years of law school ? What practice areas? How long for you to break 100k salary? What are you making now? Any regrets? Thinking about starting my own but the uncertainty (and student loans) is holding me back.
How do I leave GPS consulting to commercial industry or commercial consulting? Is MBA necessary or can you just apply and get in? Do commercial recruiters look down on GPS experience?
Consulting is like driving with your client in the passenger seat and they keep trying to grab the steering wheel and drive you into oncoming traffic.
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