33 year old with MBA thinking about a career change from financial services consultant to certified financial planner. Any advice?
EY GDS SAT is hiring.
1. Tier-1 MBA college pass out (IMT, IMI, DMS IITD, GIM, New IIMs (Not newest ones) and other similar colleges)
2. Experience of 5-8 years
3. Experience of working on databooks/financial models, conducting industry research.
Knowledge of databases like CapIQ, MergerMarket, etc. will be a plus.
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What is a reasonable pay band for a senior in Big 4 strategy (non-S&, Monitor, Parthenon) without an MBA in the NYC or similar metro?
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
Would doing a Graduate Certificate + CSCP certification be a good substitute for doing a full MS or MBA (without having to take GRE/GMAT)?
Going into second year as SC in FDD, is it too late to switch to IB that I should consider MBA since I’m starting to get into grey area between analyst / associate? Or will I just have to take my medicine and take a step down to analyst (which I’m fine with if needed)
I’m looking for a new opportunity and I’m open to either wealth management, financial planning, hedge funds, private equity, asset management, or trading. I’m more of a hunter/closer not a gatherer. I manage $100 Million in assets, but my book is mostly NOT portable. I’m a CFP, ChFC, hold the Series 7, 65, and Life insurance licenses. I have 12 years experience in wealth management and I’m finishing up my MBA soon with a concentration in Mergers & Acquisitions. 3.6 GPA from top 50 university.
Anyone jump after one year post-MBA? Job definitely not shaping up the way I expected, and family not handling it the way we thought we would either.
Hello all, I'm working on developing a new customer journey for Wholesale business customers at my company. We currently have b2b offers but nothing specifically for wholesalers. Wondering how other companies qualify a wholesaler vs a regular business, aside from a resale cert? Appreciate any tips/advice. Thanks!
My friend has following offers from three companies after MBA (two offcampus and one from campus)
1. Finance Effectiveness/ EPM role at one of the Big 4
2. Deal Advisory role at one of the Big 4
3. Organization strategy role from one of the top consulting companies (not Big 4)
Which role offers the best exit options? All the offers from US support teams of the companies.
OS role offers better than the other two (only slightly), but I am interested in a good profile
Thoughts on PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP certs? I have approximately 9 years of HR exp and my bachelors and MBA. Been debating on whether or not I need to fulfill my urge to get a certification. Wanted to get some thoughts around whether you have a similar background and opted to or opted to not get their certification? Thanks!
Anyone from McKinsey and BCG London willing to refer? Current IB professional from NA; UK educated, 7 YOE; no MBA and with work authorisation McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group thanks!
McKinsey internal offer. Am level before partner at small boutique firm. Work in tiny but hot area (non-strategy). No desire to make partner as I don’t enjoy selling. Fewer YOE than most at my level. Exp mostly at small companies except for a B4/ACN. No MBA, masters from an Ivy but a less competitive program. Offer is similar to other industry offers in the past but haven’t looked recently. Current TC is on the high end in consulting but have had similar offers.
TC ~$290k (current) vs ~$160 McK
Serving notice period, and seeking for more job opportunities, skill Business analysis, 8 YOE, BE+MBA, less than 3 months NP left.
Please comment in case of any opportunities in your org.
Any domain except BFSI
Rising audit senior thinking of pivoting to forensics. Not sure if I want to stay at EY, but should I wait to get any forensics certification until I make the switch? Also, is it better to have a CFE vs. CFF? I already have my CPA
At a ~350M series a/b fund rn, how hard is it to move upstream to a bain cap /t1 firm after a couple yoe?
Research indicates little lateral movement mostly ib / mba & mbb
I have a 5K learning/ conference budget to use by end of year!!! I know I know, I left it too late! Any recommendations? I can only use it on one thing and if I can’t find anything I think it’ll be the design sprint workshop ($500) please help! I’d love some certification program or something related to inclusive design or mixed method research
Feeling completely uninspired by my current career choice (transaction consulting, 3 years post MBA). It obviously pays well, but I feel there must be something more meaningful out there. Any of you ever feel the same way and make a transition out of consulting to something that fulfills you more? If so, what change did you make?
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My wife is working as a Quality Analyst (automation testing), has knowledge in Selenium. Just started her career, wants to understand which certification/course will add value to her career.
Also, whether there’s a good scope for jobs in abroad
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I never did any datings apps and now I don’t know which direction is swiping left vs. right (i.e. is thumb moving right = swipe left?)
IBers in long term relationships - what are some tips for your partners or things your partners do that make your relationship work / life easier given the demanding nature of your job? In a LTR and partner just moved into IB. We are both still adapting to how demanding it is so just looking for some wise words from the crew here. TIA!
I'm currently a US based software engineer and I always wanted to relocate to Europe. Has anyone here accomplished that journey? If so can you share a README / HOW-TO . Any view on restrictions of work permit and jobs availability in your region
Any advise on how to get a position as an HRBP without HRPB experience? All positions I've looked at want at a least 2-3 year of experience. Would over 5 years of HR experience and a PHR suffice, or what skills should be added to that?
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The balance of over qualified or minimizing your skillsets for the long game? What has been your experience?
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Are folks (Indian citizens) on H1B allowed to work remotely from India, while they are visiting India for a short trip? What are some things to watch out for ? Thanks !
Is anyone here neurodivergent? How has transactional law practice been for you? How do you cope?
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How do people get jobs abroad from India. The only calls that I get for job opportunities outside India are from chappri recruiters. Got a call from a company called Silverlink Technologies asking for 2000 dollars to get me a job in Australia 😂😂
I have been offered a lateral move within my company to a role I (believe) I will be more interested in that will suit my skills more. However, I’ve now been offered a promotion in my existing Role, and have heard that this is a pretty big deal and almost fast track to Director. Am I mad to pass up a promotion for a lateral move that is unlikely to promote me for some time?? I’ve been in my existing role almost 2yr. Will it affect my future growth? I’m 30 so would love to be a director soon
Ladies how much of your monthly budget do you dedicate to fashion? (Clothes, shoes, accessories)
I love shopping & updating my wardrobe & want to get back into it
(Fell off after I met my fiancé..)
For those who are or have been in PA at a Big4, when did you plan out your maternity leave? My husband and I are thinking about having kids in the next 5 years, but are unsure still of how much impact it’ll have on being in the industry for me. Is it doable to jump right back in after the maternity leave? Did anyone have a transition?
I feel like my days are all the same with working from home, and I can’t stay motivated enough to work all day which means I work more at night. Anyone have ideas on how to get out of this slump? I find myself just sitting around a lot and not wanting to work because I can’t find the motivation.
Planning a trip to Glacier this summer and would like to visit Banff while that way. I see Canada has random testing for even fully vaccinated travelers. Has anyone crossed the border from US to Canada during COVID? Would I likely run into issues? For context I am a US citizen and fully vaccinated.
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How many questions on the GMAT completely blindsided you and confused you to the point where you either spun your wheels for too long or just outright skipped?
On average, how many schools do people apply to? I was thinking 2 stretch, 2 competitive, and 2 safety schools and then hope for the best 🙏
Anyone else struggling with the “Hard” tests on Roots and Exponents on TTP or is it just me?
FWIW, Easy and Medium were on target.
How does Wharton notify tomorrow?
I assume that if you get a waitlist and don’t intend to take the waitlist as other offers come in, it’s best to say no to the waitlist ASAP?
I left big 4 in nov for a fund accounting role and I just got offered another job that seems like a great opportunity. However, I do still want to apply for an mba at the end of the year. Is this leaving a job after 3 months going to hurt my application?
What are best ways to make some side cash while in bschool? Any chance of doing some freelance consulting?
Taking GMAT next week...finished a couple books of practice problems and several tests, can’t seem to break 710-720 and I am hoping for over >= 730 (I know I need some luck). Any last minute advice from veterans?
Interested in applying to MBA/grad school in the next 1-2 years. Been a strong student but still don’t feel the confidence about getting in, and trying to build it before application comes. Feel like I need to feel like I deserve it in order to successfully convince others... Anyone been in the same boat, any advice?
When do you find out about scholarships? Is it always in the portal along with notice of admission?
If I know i want to stay and be in/near Tech, is it wise to chase M7 only? Like the top tech MBAs include schools outside M7 - CMU, Georgia tech, etc
I got the stern call today around 2 but still didn’t get the email with the letter. How long with it take?
Any Kellogg app tips?
CBS or Haas post-mba goal is MBB/Healthcare
Anyone know anything about Booth’s fintech club/how strong the school’s fintech group is?
Anyone know if FAANG post-MBA roles are all going to be in sf/Seattle or is it not uncommon to get a NY or remote role?
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