Career trajectory for MBB vs PE megafunds? Is it harder to make partner at PE firms compared to at consulting firms?
What are your thoughts on the value of a Harvard Extension School degree vs. a standard online MBA from a reputable public university? I feel like the Harvard name carries a lot of value....
What are trading policies in MBB and Big 4? See all these posts about buying stock, while here I am at BCG basically limited to only ETFs by our trading policy
BCG or MBB folks, got a call from the recruiter today that the outcome of decision round and calibration call today was positive and the lead partner will give me a call on Monday to discuss with me on the role and offer directly by himself. Trying to get some inside from the HR but she just asked me to wait and hear from the partner, sounds a bit weird and surprise to me as normally this state was usually with the HR. Anyone experienced this before? Was this really a good sign? @BCG Digital
If all the top consulting firms made anonymous decks or gave anonymous pitches to a client, eg no branding and the client did not know which firm made which deck, do you actually think that the client would prefer MBB? ￼ Is MBB actually coming up with better/more innovative solutions? I feel like I see many repeat or slightly altered ￼solutions on almost all of my cases, are these really things that people at Deloitte/Accenture etc aren’t coming up with?￼
Can you recruit into non strategy groups of MBB out of MBA with a higher chance of getting the job? I.e McKinsey implementation or similar?
Is WLB better at S& than MBB/Tier2 or worse? I feel like it’s probably the latter because of Utilization/PwC culture, but want to validate.
MBB folks, what’s the glamour with FAANG to you? I ask because I have done multiple strategy projects for/with FAANG, and could likely get an offer, but I still want MBB 🤨 Am I missing something?
I accepted an offer for a T2 firm but haven't started yet (background check in progress) and just received an offer at an MBB. Should I take the MBB and renege on the T2? Any advice on how to word this to the T2? Should I renege after I sign with MBB? Are there any repercussions I should be aware of? Thanks for the help!
How important is your undergrad when applying to top MBA programs ? I went to a non-target school due to financial limitations. I did decent in terms of GPA, but does this put me at a disadvantage?
With traditional education being challenged by Coursera, Udemy, EDX and other MOOC's, do certifications like CISSP, CISM, PMP, CCNA.. still hold weight in today's world? What about 3-5yrs frm now?
If FAANG PM roles are the new “prestige”, what graduate programs guarantee employment into FAANG at the same rate M7 lines you up for roles at MBB? Coding bootcamps don’t seem to be answer....neither does “Master in X”🧐
I have been in Risk Advisory for about 5 years but I have been feeling extremely bored with the work and I am currently contemplating my next career move. What are realistic career opportunities for me excluding technical accounting, internal audit and compliance? Would obtaining an MBA help my career prospects?
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
I’m always hearing about MBB having terrible hours and work life balance. Is this true? How many hours do you work per week on average?
Can someone compare the pros and cons of MBB vs. FAANG+M? How does each shape your career? How are MBA opportunities from each?
Has anyone taken one of those online executive courses, like the Harvard Extension School offers? Looking to use my $5k of tuition reimbursement and already have an MBA. Worth it? Best programs?
I have a work experience of 3 years 1st year as software engineer in Capgemini Then did mba Then 2 years at wipro as Functional consultant Now i am plaaning to switch I also have frm level 1 certification How much hike can i ask in my new company?
Do MBB offices in Philly have a greater proportion of life science work than other offices?
Can we just get rid of the typical job interview?? I feel like we would all benefit from just having a conversation about the position and the candidates skill set/experience w/o all the behavioral questions crap!
What are some questions I should ask to the head of litigation about the group during an interview? I’m blanking.
If you leave a few weeks before bonus payout, can you ask your firm to still pay you the bonus if you remind them how involved you were the past year and had good ratings? PwC
Any good ergonomic chair recs?
Help - how do I fight claims by scammer healthcare providers? I recently went to 2 different providers. Dentist, made appt via Zocdoc to see a dentist that was in network. Another dentist at the location saw me instead who was out of network. I have text evidence they said it would be covered before visit. Claim was denied - asking for ~500 dollars. Saw a specialist who’s office staff verified my insurance would fully cover the claim. Get the claim, says they are out of network. Owe 600.
Recently got an offer from MBB, but having a fear that ill have a hard time doing well because im really terrible at ppt. How long does it take to get proficient, any tips?
I'm sorry to hear the news about layoffs. If you haven't been affected, I hope it stays that way. Otherwise, good luck on your exit process and job hunt fellas. It's not an easy job.
Looking for advice. I have a few offers in negotiations for Senior IT audit role. My main motive is to get out of toxic work culture in B4 consulting and public accounting. Looking for better wlb, better work culture and decent compensation to make good living. Currently in TX making around 110K TC. 1. Children’s Place, Secaucus, NJ: Base-110K . Probable bonus of 3-5%. No relocation assistance or sign on bonus. Location is closer to all my friends and family (Continued)
🐠ers! Manager 2 salary range in a big 4 in Vancouver? Experience: digital strategy and transformation
How’s the culture at MasterCard (tech roles rather than advisory/consulting roles) compared to big tech and/or big4 consulting? Would it be a good exit from consulting?
Currently considering offers from 2 big 4 firms for entry level audit opportunities. I’m a bit concerned about the burn out that everybody’s talking about in PA￼. Any advice on how to avoid it or at least minimize the effects?
Been at PwC's Acceleration Center a couple of months, but have an MBA in analytics, and am currently a doctoral student (DBA) in finance. Previous experience includes small business consulting 2.5 YOE, and A/R controller (1.5 YOE) What opportunities would I be fit for in NYC for a more client based gig?
Anyone been working at TikTok/ByteDance to give feedback on WLB. Any weekend work? Any asian pacific calls after 6pm? Any calls on Sunday night? Weekend emails? Please advise on internal culture.
I feel like classroom management is harder for me than for others. I'm starting to think that it's because I am a male teaching in an elementary.
98% of the clients we present to are only concerned with anticipating how the people above them are going to react to the creative. Zero thought given to how the audience will react. Sorry...venting.
Of the conservative moral panics, I feel like cancel culture was more interesting than CRT. Cancel culture at least offered a variety of thing to talk about.
I didn’t get any stimulus checks, and I didn’t get any sort of raise for recent inflation. I am significantly more poor than I was before covid because of this nonsense. Thanks, government.
I was offered the CEO position at a greenfield startup backed by a big firm to start from 0. Does anybody know what should I be looking for as a comp. package? they are offering equity % + salary $$$
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.