Better to be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond for MBA apps (I.e. superstar at B4 or mediocre/below average at MBB; metaphorically speaking ofc, ik the B4 is technically bigger in terms of size but you understand the point in terms of competitiveness)?
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
Been in MBB for about six month, I can’t seem to get use to the 65-70 hr work weeks 😣 even an easy day leaves me exhausted. Anyone else feel this way?
My job was affected by COVID. I’m have a T20 MBA, closing in on two final round interviews one for a well know pharma consulting firm and the other for F 500 healthcare company as a regional ops director. I like both companies equally but looking to taking a shot at MBB in the next two years. Any advice?
How difficult is it to go from bizops at FAANG to MBB without prior consulting experience?
Which firms are considered top tier in organizational efficiency/effectiveness type work? Other than the obvious MBB. Thanks!
https://fortune.com/best-companies/2020/ 25 - EY 31 - Slalom 32 - KPMG 36 - PWC 41 - Accenture 45 - Deloitte 46 - West Monroe . . . 69 - Bain ESKPADW (the W is silent) is the new MBB?
For MBB interns who finish their summer internships and receive return offers, can they directly transition to FT? Or do they need to wait for some period of time
Please help my non-MBB self understand this, everyone keeps saying MBB has set salaries for each level, how does this work if everyone is coming in at different salaries? Is it worth the pay cut?
HYP grad with summa, MBB, 750+ GMAT, but weak extracurriculars - how likely is one of HSW?
Any inputs and personal experience comparing the data science practices of Deloitte, Accenture, KPMG and MBB(quantum black, Gamma in particular)?
Is it realistic to aim for a move to MBB after 1-2 years of experience at a Tier 2 firm (OW/ATK/RB/S&) in the region? How difficult is it to move from Tier 2 to MBB?
Why would a consultant in MBB switch to another MBB? Particularly between Mck and BCG. Outside looking in, they seem identical in experience and opps.
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
How do I get in the pharmaceutical industry? I have 3YOE in a healthcare consulting firm and MHA. Have experience with mostly federal gov. Work in a small healthcare consulting firm in dc.
I'm looking for thoughts around training (classroom and self paced) offered by your firm. How important is it to you. Do u really have time to take the training. Just curious
SM at Deloitte with job offer for platinion (IT Lead). D countering with promotion to Director - what is better? D Director salary still less than platinion but higher in hierarchy
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
I am seasoned FA ... been licensed in the insurance and financial industry since 2004. I was forced to resign from a salaried position and looking for anything until I get hired on another firm.
Has anyone ever taken a short term leave of absence to deal with mental health issues relating to being overloaded and overwhelmed with work? I’m at my breaking point with no end in sight of things slowing down. If I tell the COO, will this affect my career at the firm by doing this? Is there another option?
Previously burnout but now recovered from wfh. Unsure if I should still quit since most of my friends are gone Background: -homegrown senior and have received early promotion (Cont.)
I am thinking of moving to London from US. Shocked by the salary differences. Anyone who moved successfully please share insights - websites to look for jobs - internal strategy roles & consulting ?
I hate the city I live in but I love my agency. Since we’ve been wfh for months (and it looks like the rest of the year) I want to ask if I can continue to work remote so I can move somewhere I’m happy. Thoughts on how to approach management?
Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?￼
Has anyone seen Hotel/Airline status challenges? I was told by some people I work with we usually get them a couple times a year. I remember one when I was at welcome to EY but that's it.
Frustrated with work as we all are. Single mom insurance defense litigation for mid sized NYC based firm. Base salary is 136k nominal bonuses. Struggling to meet work demands (deadlines, billable hours) and then also struggling financially. Just curious if what I am making is going rate, am of counsel after taking 6 years off of practice 10+ years practicing. Thanks!
Let’s pretend we’re holding companies. I’ll start: No, we can’t hire an extra writer even though you’re clocking 70+ hours a week. BTW, our contract with your client caps billable hours per employee because they know we don’t pay overtime. Here’s a non-billable code you should start using for the rest of the year.
Anyone a black inclusion network lead for D&I?
Has anyone recently gotten their H1B visa stamped in the Toronto consulate? How long did it take for them to return your passport?
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