How does everyone feel about the online SHRM learning for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP for Certification? Do you skip around? Do you follow the path? Where does one start?
Am considering applying to an EMBA program at Columbia, NYU, or Wharton. Just promoted to Manager and have two young kids. What is the benefit of the MBA? Is it worth the $200k investment?
Currently pursuing a MBA, and am deciding which focus areas to take. I am trying to pivot from UX design to product in tech. Ideal sector: FinTech Current sector: Mobile Gaming Related sectors: Entertainment, Edutainment, e-Commerce, Social Aiming at head of product or head of design as long term goal. If only 2 focuses, would you pick Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Innovation, or Global Challenges in Business? Advice appreciated!
Hey Fishes, I recently got enrolled in the Deloitte Cloud Institute cohort for AWS Data Analytics. I'm planning on pursuing azure data analytics certification along with it. Will this help me get a data scientist profile! If notz can anyone help me on what should the ideal pathway for me should be? I have around 6yrs exp in testing/automation domain. TIA
OTS is growing rapidly and leadership has asked us SMs to assist with recruiting. One of our needs is for cybersecurity and data privacy consultants interested in M&A e.g. CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CIPM, etc
Immigration 🐠 - If I have an I140, how difficult is it to get an F1 visa to pursue an MBA? After the MBA, should I go through the H1B lottery process again? What happens to my spot in the GC queue?
Taking a 5 day deloitte PMP bootcamp soon. Should I study before the bootcamp or will it be enough to pass?
What percentage of total outstanding shares is typical for Senior Manager/Director level hires at a startup that is last stage Series E/F? Valuation of the companies are $2-4b. No MBA
Is getting CFE worth it? I’ve failed the 3 different sections of the CPA and I am giving up. But I would like some kind of certification to look a tad more marketable. Thoughts?
What roles would a generalist tech consultant (3.5 YoE) apply for at a top tech company? I’m not a dev, and mainly have done tech strategy in the analytics space cross industry and PMO work. Have a ugrad and MS in engineering, six sigma certified. I do know python/R as well as tableau but don’t want to be a dev or BI analyst
If you were to randomly take any CPA exam tomorrow with no prep. Do you as an experienced accountant think you will pass?
I read on Management Consulted that OW don't specifically recruit post-MBA. How accurate is that?
First year SC at the D federal in enterprise ops - base salary is 90k with MBA, am I getting screwed on comp? I feel like I am.
Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities
I have a doctors note for diagnosis with depression and anxiety. Can I get extra time on my CPA exam?
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Just lateraled and looks like I’ll be taking on a sizeable privacy practice from an associate who left recently. Any benefit to CIPP and CIPM training/certification as a lawyer? In DC if that matters.
Any ex consultants who are now in VC? How did you transition (direct/post-mba)? Pros & cons? Do you like it?
Received a referral from a McKinsey Associate for a BA role. Applied about a week ago through the referral portal for it, just curious as to how long it takes to hear back and if a referral even guarantees a screening call? Thanks for any help in advance! McKinsey & Company
I'm getting my MBA from the University of Arizona, how prestigious is the AACSB accreditation? And do MBB or Big 4 Consultant firms care about it?
Anyone see a registered dietician without having a very pressing health issue (as in, stomach issues or obese)? I just lack the willpower and focus to really effectively control my eating, I’d love to have someone to hold me accountable and help identify specific triggers I have personally to lose like 15-20 pounds. How did you go about finding one?
Is it crazy to leave biglaw after one year for a corporate counsel position? Hate biglaw culture, don’t like my practice area and know it’s not the long term play but still wonder if there are benefits to sticking it out for another year or two (besides the money). In house has always been my goal so why not make the jump now?
Any recommendations for good sales courses / books to learn or be better at "how to sell"?
401k rollover question — has anyone rolled over their 401k to their Roth IRA instead of a traditional IRA. or new company 401k? Can you explain your strategy here?
Can we transfer life insurance portfolio to an another client/firm? I am currently with AXA and looking to get maximum yield/return. Any suggestions? Tips?
Accounting bowl, kpmg just announced we’re finally getting 2 shutdowns, one at calendar YE and one around July 4th. They will do so by moving 5 PTO days into the holiday calendar. How would you feel?
What’s the day to day like in audit at a big 4?
I’m a strategy consultant at Accenture (progression point C, 1-2 years away from manager). Wondering what the comp would be at MBB for a similar role. Experienced hire. McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
I'll be joining the consulting world very soon and am thinking about getting a new personal credit card. My meal expenses are per diem so I'm thinking about the AmEx Gold card as it has 4x points on dining. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on personal cards for consultants and how to go about my corporate card as well! TIA
How would you prioritize the following? 100% match 401K up to 6% of salary Traditional IRA Roth IRA HSA ESPP, 15% discount, max contribution 10% of salary Other
D 🐡Posted in comp sec but didn't receive any info, what's salary range for manager in GTS global? Is it way less than consulting? For Dallas + will they know ur current comp somehow? To low ball
Under what circumstances are you willing to relocate for a job? Have family, kids and pets. Got an offer from a well-known company in industry, but requires relocation. The company pays the relocation. Got 20% raise, similar COL in the new city , but the work itself is not that exciting. The attractive part of this offer is the benefit and the name of the company.
2nd year consultant here. Partner on the project called me up and let me know that my manager is being let go this Friday, and wants me to step into his role. The manager doesn’t know this yet, contd.
If your visa appointment is auto canceled when you have a Emergency Request ongoing, do we need to reschedule our appointment and raise the EA again? Specifically asking for Indian consulates. Thanks in advance!
Any truth to the claims that EY recently made relatively significant “market” adjustments to salaries? Not Parthenon, but the core business.
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