Worked 2 years entry role IT consultant at a big4 and 2 years another entry role strategy consultant at T2 cobsulting firm (ATK, LEK, S&), which level at MBB should I apply for? Again entry role?
If you had your pick of MBB, which would you join? Running a very informal poll - like the comment of the corresponding firm below McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
What’s the case for going to MBB for 2-3 years before trying to make a jump to FAANG vs going straight to FAANG post-MBA?
2 years at MBB + M7 MBA, currently in Chicago. Looking to move to a lower cost of living geography. Heavily considering exiting into Tech in the Research Triangle Park Area (think Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Morrisville) . Targeting these firms for BizOps/ Sales Strategy roles: Cisco, Lenovo, IBM, Salesforce, Amazon, Microsoft. Non-negotiable is a focus on cloud technologies - either as a provider or an adopter. Any heavyweights I am missing? (Purposely left GCP out). Appreciate the stress test!
As head of a division in industry, we work a lot with vendors. Increasingly I am noticing that men working at vendor firms have offer resistance when I ask for more details/invoice timings etc. I recently had a partner from a mid size firm telling me that he will be sending the invoice without phase completion. Ofcourse, I pushed back since the work is not done and it's not per contract, and he comes back asking me to be flexible. I am ex MBB, and am quite surprised at this attitude. Cont...
I heard a rumor that some partners at MBB firms (and maybe other consulting firms, too?) can hold a plane. Is there any truth to this? I know our partners’ connections are strong, but that is one crazy ask….
For people who have switched from Big4/Tier 2 consulting firms to MBB, what's the reason you made that switch? Also, how are you finding consulting at MBB better than your earlier consulting gigs? What according to you, is the selling point for the tier 1 consulting firms?
High perf M1 at Big4 in comm. and received Associate offer from MBB. Pay bump is somewhat ok and I get to work on something cooler but feels like a step back in career. Feeling conflicted. Thoughts?
Hot Take: Defining your self-worth by working at FAANG, MBB, or Bulge Bracket Bank or going to a M7 Business School isn’t the move.
MBB experienced hire entry level or stay at current firm and make manager in 3 months? 2.5 YOE, currently at boutique life science strategy firm. Firm willing to sponsor for MBA as well
Is there some comprehensive doc that maps MBB consulting levels to typical FAANG exits, types of groups etc? Or is this tribal knowledge?
How often does MBB do ERP design?
I am clear-eyed and ready. I am filled with vigor and determination. I have had my mettle tested and have overcome challenge after challenge. I have studied my materials and have trained my mind stronger than ever. I carry conviction in my heart and a smile on my face. Yes, I am prepared to get rejected by MBB once again.
I have an engineering background, graduated last December, and accepted MBB over FAANG (product design & manufacturing engineering offers) . This bowl’s focus on exiting consulting into FAANG (cont)
How do you land a job at an MBB firm? About me 3 years at kpmg in the cyber advisory sector. Only did a bachelors in CS. What do i need to do/ skill sets to improve in order to work there? I want to do IT/Cyber strategy work in the future.
Just got an offer to join an mbb from Deloitte. I have 3 years of exp and have been working on b school apps and was planning on going after 4 years. Is it worth it to go (it’s a BA role) or should I apply post mba and try as an associate?
We are closer to the end of this initial selling than the beginning. All this technical selling on a 15 minute chart simply brings us back to a 4 Hour Halfway Back long of May 20 to Highs. And, we find support right in the middle of this HWB long. I think we can go a little lower to break the long in a dip below the 61.8% red line. Alternatively, we can hold here and rally. Either way, tomorrow or next week, we are due to rally 300 Nasdaq points. Take profits and be smart.
I know that there’s a lot of salary info for the bigger markets (LA, NYC, Chicago), but can anyone share salary details for Senior Account roles in the Midwest (Cleveland, Cincinnati, or Columbus OH)?
How many years does one have to spend at a B4 in order for it to really stand out on the resume?
Hi guys, I am interviewing for a Web solutions engineer role here at google in the gtech department. The role was sold to me as i internal consulting mixed with full stack engineering role. Does this description makes sense? Any tips for the up coming technical interview? I am based in Canada
Does anyone have ballpark idea of salary for a Deloitte Boomerang Manager who had strong performance in prior tenure (2s at YE, every year)?
Looking to create a tool we can use for stakeholder relationship tracking. We want to be able to hear a clients name, look them up in the tool, see info about their role and department, and see which of our consultants have worked with them before and on what projects. Trying to think of an easy to use, interactive tool beyond something like excel. What’s something you’ve used for this before? Don’t think we’ll be going as far as purchasing a license for a CRM software
What is the path to a GC for a senior associate on a TN? I’ve been with my firm since college (2 years) - firm policy is that they initiate the process after a two year tenure (and provided you are senior associate rank, at minimum). Will I be able to pass the PERM evaluation? If not, would things get easier with a subsequent promotion? Or would it be best to lateral to a new firm and start the process there? Sorry, super green when it comes to this
Hello everyone. Hope you're all doing good. I appeared for the interview for KPMG GS for the role of Associate Consultant. So far there has been an online assessment, round 1of interview with assistant manager, round 2 of interview with the Manager. Are there gonna be more rounds of interview..? If not, what is expected timeline they take to make the final decision..? Thanks in advance.
Do you think about climate change on a Daily/Weekly/Monthly basis? Curious what big 4 accountants feel as I await the next round of California fires.
My professional life at the moment is far from ideal. I’ve been on quarantine (long story, but a good one) for the last seven years. Royalties from my books don’t pay the bills. My entrepreneurial pursuits remain hampered. For the interim, I’ve been looking for a remote opportunity where I can leverage my skills in marketing, sales, social media, and elsewhere for a decent sum. I have a social media presence which, in recent years, reached millions. There has to be something exciting I can do.
Looks like the practice is selling lots of projects nowadays. Do you think they will make bonus decent to keep people?
Hola! I will be exiting PwC on 8/1 and I am looking for other job opportunities. What are some companies that you have worked at that have a great culture? Also if you can help and let me know if your company is hiring that would be very helpful!
Ugh. First okcupid DTF and now hidden valley ranch BFD. Lazy and trying too hard at the same time. And to make it more relatable to suburban dads, they got the kid to say- I’ve got your bfd right here
Amex platinum card for business any good?
How many people changed careers or wanted to change careers as soon as you returned from maternity leave? You or people you know? I couldn’t care less about advertising right now.
Frequent travelers: I got 6k miles from AA as automatic compensation for a 6.5 hr delay, JFK>CDG. Genuinely have no idea whether that’s good or if I should ask for more. Thoughts?
Advice on how to make first Tumi purchase? Full-set? Discount retailers (Nordstrom rack, etc.)? Holiday sales? I assume PwC doesn't have a corporate discount, so any help is appreciated!
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