Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
I recently left public accounting to join a start up. I don’t have too many connections in this world yet, does anyone have recommendations for either articles, books or other sources of information I could use to get an understanding of the startup world and how I can make the right career choices moving forward. - *I’m on the product manager side*
Thanks in advance!
Hi ladies! Question for you all: do you have any tools/books that you recommend for career planning? Now that we are in QT and not traveling I would like to sit down and try to get more focus and clarity on what I want out of my career and beyond. Prior to consulting, I was involved in non-profits, professional development networks, etc. and that has dwindled due to the adjustment in consulting and would like start developing myself that way. Any recommendations? TIA.
I'm looking for recommendations on inspirational content for women leaders. I follow TEDWomen, many podcasts, and the women's conference among other sources. Please add any speakers, books, or events that you may have come across!
I am a strategy consulting enthusiast from a middle class family. Don't have the financial stability to take a loan for an MBA and hence had to drop some renouned admits this year ( Think top IIM's) due to family circumstances. I still dream big and request you to provide some insights for my research:-
1) Average expected package of an associate
2) Average experience expected at ZS to get hired at associate level
3) Good books to upskill and ace the consulting case interviews
I work at a preschool that redirects disruptive students by giving them a book to calm down and regroup. Do you think this is a good practice or does it ultimately lead the student to see reading as punishment?
Hi everyone, applied for an investment consulting internship few weeks back.
It's a client facing job, but it might come at a later stage of a job, maybe after finishing my internship and getting a job offer.
I'm interested to know what is the must develop skills, must take courses or must read books to get insight, develop the required knowledge and skills for the position. I majored in business management finance and currently preparing for CFA level 1. Thanks in advance ☺️
What do people recommend for start-up relevant marketing resources/books/personalities/podcasts?
I have a lot of enterprise marketing experience, but making a jump to a startup and want to get up to speed as quickly as possible.
Looking for a newer fully licensed (with some training and at least a small book) junior advisor/associate financial advisor to join team. Please message if interested or have lead. Thx
Anyone on here in organizational psychology consulting? I’ve been reading a lot of books in IO Psych. and would love to transition to that field. Currently in ERP consulting. If you could share how you got started and any advice for someone looking to go in that field (degrees/experiences/etc).
Moving out of IT consulting to Product Management side in the next couple of weeks.
The new company I will join is an e-commerce division of a leading food retail group.
Any suggestions about books/ videos that I can access to learn the basics of the product side?
Any books to recommend regarding leadership? I really like David chang’s memoir and Can see it being applied in my own life even as a consultant.
Feeling lost in my career (10 yoe, 9 in consulting). Anyone feel this before and how did you get through it (career coach, books, etc)?
Want to learn how to start valuing my more and focusing on high ROI activities as a young professional. Any Partners/MDs/Senior Leaders have tips for a rookie or books they’d recommend?
Hi, I am going through a few books on consulting and one thing which seems to be given a lot of importance is market sizing. What is the importance of this? It seems to me that unless it is a new product; existing competitors, long term contracts, monopolies etc would make this result unreliable at best and misleading. Can someone help me understand this?
Suggested books or resources to learn more about strategy consulting? Different analysis, acronyms, etc.
If you are an associate assisting on a file, you get cc’d on all emails and take time to read them and stay up to date, however you aren’t actually replying to the emails or doing any billable work. But you need to stay in the loop for when you need to eventually draft a document and know the facts. How do you record your time for these emails?
Does anyone here struggle with balancing work and attending to children at home as a single mother. I work from home in a very demanding job as a manager and I feel horrible that I have to sacrifice time with my children to work. I want to be successful at work and climb the corporate ladder, but at the same time my children don’t get the attention they need, especially my 6 year old that can barley read.
Does anyone have a book or internet resource they would suggest for hands-on math activities for math concepts 4th through 7th?
Hi, i am now at HR round with KPMG. Hr has asked me to fill CAF which i have done. But unfortunately it is not showing in their system. So I have filled it again with another mail id and shared with them the reference number. Is it a geniune problem anybody faced? Will they release offer??KPMG
Does anyone have an excel test they can share (or point me to something online) that you use during the interviewing process to evaluate candidates? Not looking for an excel expert but definitely need someone who knows more than the sum function
I’m looking for on-site opportunities in Cybersecurity/Information Security any referral would greatly help.
I’m fine with Middle East and DACH countries.
I got a little cut (bled a little) in my arm while playing with my 10 week puppy (yet to get his rabies vax). Should I see a doctor?
Hello. I am transitioning from agency UX to in-house product design roles in tech/scale up.
What are biggest skill gaps or differences I should be prepared for?
We may soon be able to get Nvidia graphic cards at reasonable prices.
Aa gaya aa gaaya woh.....
Anyone know or have speculations as to the hourly billable rate for Media Law partners at Davis Wright Tremaine?
Can we add dependants on insurance portal now?
I’m in ERP consulting at the moment, focused on manufacturing & supply chain. If I want to eventually transition into more of a tech strategy role, would a CSCP be worth having in my belt?
Transferring within Deloitte to the Canadian member firm as a Manager in Consulting (Omnia). Managers in Ireland don’t have sales targets, is this also the case in Canada?
Hello I got an offer from MC around 22nd Feb and I accepted it, now before my joining I have another offer which is better than the MC one, will MC entertain my request for a counter offer at this point?
I work in the product planning / strategy team for a mid-size oncology-focused biotech company. Our team has a couple openings (AD/D/SD) in either SF bay area or Boston. DM me if you're interested and want to learn more.
Do companies expect negations with job offers? If so, what’s a reasonable % amount? And is there a best way to approach/word it? Appreciate any advice!
I quit my job this morning, leaving for industry. When asked why I was leaving, I shared a few aspirational points about why I was going where I was going. The partner tore me down with unsolicited feedback about my performance then told me that everywhere was the opposite of the aspirational features I underscored.
Why do people do that? It’s been in my head all day.
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Is anybody part of Deloitte's Business Valuation - Modeling group? How does it differ from regular Business Valuation? Thanks!
How can EYP afford to pay MBA new hires so much (170) for SMO/IMO work? Rest of big 4 lags (150)
Good book recommendations on the basics behind M&A deals and the DD process? Asking for a friend who is looking to start a search fund and has operational experience but no finance.
Throwing this out there - I've transitioned into being a client running IMO/SMO and it's 1000x better. You kickstart the value creation initiatives mapped out with corp dev and do the cool initial brainstorming, then hand it off when execution gets heavy, work very closely with BU GMs to plan product integration roadmaps and commercial integration, work with G+A leads on Day 1/2 op models, then fling all the garbage work, PMO, status reporting to consultants. 10/10 recommended becoming a client.
In OTS now at EY. Does TAS or any group within it do work in terms of helping a company go public? Worked on a divestitures and saw that we were essentially tracking pmo updates for that process cont.
How is M&A IT at PWC? Recruiting firms reached out about opportunities in the “Deals group” (not sure if that’s what’s actually called”.
Anyone have any recommendations for best M&A news, commentary etc (not deal data)? Used to think the FT was good but haven’t had a subscription in a few years and thinking about doing it again, but wondered if anyone had any other interesting sources!
PwC actually predicting increased divestitures in 2023, specifically in health services sector, do you guys buy??
I am moving from audit to deal advisory, where do you think is bettter corporate finance or TS ? And i am changing my certificate from ACCA fo CFA. your advice is much needed thank you
What are the type of industry roles open to M&A consultants? Has anyone experienced their peers facing issues finding industry jobs post M&A consulting?
Looking to learn as much as I can about the M&A lifecycle as well as general M&A case studies (successes, failures, etc.). Any book or course recommendations would be extremely helpful. TIA!
What are the underlying differences between Product Strategy, Corporate Strategy, S&O, and BizOps? Thank you!
New to M&A and starting my first SMO / DMO project. How should I learn quickly? As a Sr. Consultant, what is the general expectation?
Any perspective on m&a with regards to the current situation? Is M&A going to be the most hit? What are people and especially people on Visa doing as backup plans?
Has anyone successfully made the switch from EY FDD to Parthenon? Consulting is my goal so I’m looking to see if this type of switch is possible without an MBA
ACCA and CPA qualifications. How useful are they in the line of consulting. I work in the M&A space focusing on FDD. Happy to have a chat to see what qualifications if any are actually useful in our line of work.
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