Need advice for a paper in MBA program. What’s the absolute *WORST* financial product you can think of? Insurance, annuities, mutual funds, savings accounts... (and can’t be payday loans)
Interested to hear how people learn project management. I have done PRINCE2 exam and read PMP materials, but I find these are too textbook theory based. Real life projects seem to be very different and a lot more complicated. I often do not know what needs to be done unless someone tells me. I believe you can learn these things on the job, but I am keen to expedite this with some books or courses. Are there any resources that are particularly helpful?
Should I get PMP certified?
Thoughts on part-time check-the-box MBA? I’’ 32, and am on track for promotion to SM. I can’t justify doing a part-time MBA at a top school and taking on all the debt. An MBA has always been a goal of mine, and some state schools provide an affordable price tag but I’m not sure if it’s worth it at all if it’s not a top 20 school.
McKinsey: Is there really someone at your firm who made partner in 4 years after completing their MBA?
Best methods to study for AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification. Only have about a week so want to make sure I am studying the right materials and right way to pass
I’m applying to the pre-MBA MBB programs but am undecided between a non HSW M7 and Tuck with $. Does listing one school over the other have an advantage?
Looking for fellow applicants (round 1 targeting M7). Extremely nervous about submitting and torn between shooting for MBA and seizing the current hiring spree.
What's the TC range for the post MBA level? Specifically not just in year 1, but in years 2 and 3 in between post MBA and manager level? And what does the TC breakdown look like at the manager level over the years?
Would a SHRM certification be beneficial for a consultant in organization strategy? Anyone in a similar boat?
Best books about product management for a good exit to industry? I already have an MBA and PMP but looking for a refreshed perspective since it’s been years since my formal education. Currently reading “Product Managements Sacred Seven” but it’s geared toward the startup world. I am in healthcare and not looking for a startup role. TIA!!!
Case interview prep: we all know how to do this post-MBA, but how to approach this for a lateral to MBB as a manager? Where to find "advanced" cases?
I believe MBA has somewhere lost its value. In the age of technology, one should pursue Technology related courses rather than spending a hefty amount on MBA. What's your view on this fishes?
Hi. I'm a fresh MBA graduate from IIT-B with no prior work experience. This Covid has taken a toll on the opportunities for fresh graduates and I'm looking out for people who could guide me or refer me for the same. I have 9 months internship experience across marketing and operations domain and 6 months experience of running my own business which I had to close down. I've been a freelance Content writer and event organizer as well. It'd be really helpful if you could help me with this. Thanks.
Nearing the two year mark at EY and am considering starting to prepare for MBA apps. Have had rewarding experiences with great teams so far at the firm but would love to challenge myself a bit more...
Leaving for my MBA at the end of June. My team doesn’t know - when’s the best time to tell them?
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How to spin a layoff? All at level or partially at next level snapshots. 70% of snapshots had performance differentiators. Group had a $9M plan but only hit $1.8M this FY. Want to stay in consulting.
Curious for those seeing a therapist are you seeing a black woman? Do you feel like race and gender doesn’t add to the comfort of opening up in therapy?
Thinking about an MBA but failed accounting in undergrad... Basically, I got a D in my accounting class but ended up with a decent GPA (3.67). If I wanted to get my MBA (I’ve only casually thought about it) should I retake accounting? Would the grade severely hurt my chances? Any thoughts are appreciated :)
A get that people want things to be back to normal and offices are starting to open back up, but delta clearly seems to be picking up and we will likely have to roll back very soon. Feels like we are back in early March 2020 when Covid hit the US and we took much longer than necessary to respond
What's the best consulting firms for H1B folks who have studied masters in STEM here? Got a cousin graduating this fall and he needs to know H1B/GC policies.
Ah! If the clients ever realize the number of billable hours wasted on making slides just ‘look’ pretty!!!!
What’s the typical timeline between Financial Analyst and Sr Financial Analyst? Interviewing for the former right now and don’t know if the pay trajectory at Goog would surpass my current one at EY.
How likely is it that I'll get OT this busy season as an intern at Deloitte? My last team made interns go home at 5pm. So, No OT for them.
Is Peurto Vallarta in Mexico worth going to? My husband doesn’t want to take the long flight to Cancun and we have already been to Cabo. Looking to relax for 4 days and live in an all inclusive resort. Any resort recommendations there as well?
Strongly prefer working in-person (I’m a people person) but potentially have a great too-good-to-turn-down opportunity that would be fully remote. Advice on how to make WFH better?
Was it a weak year for vendor holiday gifts?
Anyone else feel like their actual work is very disconnected from their paycheck? If I do a great job and create a ton of value for the client I’ll get a maximum of a 15% TC increase YOY (much less due to covid). Similarly if I do the absolute minimum it’s really hard to be fired since I’m in a hot market and they can’t decrease my TC without cutting my base pay (which I’m 99% sure they won’t do). And my raise/bonus won’t even necessarily be indicative of my performance anyways.
Anyone familiar with the AWS business value economics team? Please share thoughts on culture, team, WLB, comp, etc. Thanks!
Anyone else in FTO? I have yet to hear of any layoffs despite the fact that we are in FS. Can anyone elaborate?
How often should you check in with a recruiter if they haven’t been responsive? Is it bad to reach directly to the hiring manager?
Which tech firms apart from Amazon are open to take people without prior product background as product managers? I’ve seen Amazon is pretty open via the Product manager non tech route. Anyone know of other firms that give new PMs a chance? (I’m asking for post MBA 2 year MBB consulting experience) McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
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