Ex-Consulant here that now works for a big name Real Estate Investment Trust. Saw on LinkedIn that EY has an America’s REIT Leader. Didn’t know that much attention was paid to the REIT space. Are there really consulting teams dedicated to the REIT space in the Big 4? Love working for a REIT and would love to jump back to consulting if there were teams dedicated to the industry. EY Deloitte Accenture PwC KPMG
How much weight does brand name consulting firms have on top MBA programs? For example, is it significantly better to work for MBB firms vs. big 4 vs. well known specialized boutique firms?
For those that went from Big 4 to industry, please summarize how your first couple of months went. Any advice?
Ex-Big 4 folks at MBB: how has the experience been for you so far? Any of you been in a situation where you’re coming to a MBB in a lower role but have excelled in moving up quickly? (Or not.) Thinking about making the leap but would love to hear if the MBB hype was worth it. (FWIW: My work hours are 65-80/wk so I’m pressed to think it’ll be that much worse on the other side.)
I moved from B4 to industry accounting about 5 years ago. I currently work as a corporate accounting manager at a software company. I recently hired an big 4 audit senior right out of public and I’m struggling to get him up to speed. Does anyone have an example of reasonable vs unreasonable expectations for a senior accountant moving to industry after 2-3 years at B4 audit?
Had a phone screen with BCG recruiter today. As a current Big 4 manager with a specific industry and function focus for ~7 years, when asked if I prefer Generalist or Expert track, I said I’m ok with either, because I love selling (Generalist) but I’m also very interested in continuing my existing focus (Expert). She said she can mark me down for both. What are everyone’s thoughts on not necessarily having a firm one-or-the-other answer?
How is Big 4 client delivery experience (cyber) + credible technical skillsets/ experience viewed in Google during interviews process? Good/ bad/ null?
If layoffs would need to happen, how would they look like in a B4? What percentages? what levels? What criteria would they use to lay off people? What is the probability of this happening this year?
How difficult will it be to switch to the commercial consulting practice of another Big 4 firm coming from Deloitte’s Federal consulting practice?
What other consulting firms have a prominent supply chain consulting practice besides MBB, the Big 4 accounting firms, and Kearney?
Moving from a boutique (<30 employees, MBB competitor) to the strategy practice of a Big 4. Have only worked for boutiques in the past, so I’m expecting there to be some major differences in terms of working style. What are the major differences and ‘watch outs’ you would point out to me? Could be anything from culture, to red tape, to compliance etc.
Started in industry two weeks ago. No timesheets, 40 hour work weeks, and 30% more than what I was making previously. We use all B4 for everything, so it’s just managing their work and budgeting. I feel like I have hit the jackpot. Moral of the post: there is none, I just want to brag about how happy I am now 😂
do any consulting firms in the US (MBB, Big 4) sponsor MBA programs outside of the country (e.g. London Business School, HEC Paris, INSEAD)
Big 4 salary is such a meme out of college, lateraling to MBB and my total comp is 2.2x as much -_-
Partners, what would be a typical monthly pension check be for MBB / Big 4? All firms welcome.
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?
Is anyone else finding the salary discrepancies in our discipline insane? I did a little market research of my own and 5 people all doing pretty much the same job had a $230k difference.
Do you call people via Skype/Teams as you would on your phone (no warning) or do you ping/chat first to ask if they are available to call?
You join a company in a role you never ever wanted to end up in but your past experience makes you suitable for it. You then get a call from your dream company at a significantly lower salary.
Applied for a salaried role, passed all interviews and now recruiter is asking me if I’m open to that role as a contractor instead of the original salaried. What are somethings I should ask the recruiter to include in offer letter in terms of comp if they are not going to offer me benefits? Any other pointers?
I have an interview with an utility company in few weeks, for a litigation counsel role. I have never done any work in the utility/energy industry and I think they know that. Any tips for interviewing this type of role, especially with an utility/energy company?
10+ YOE, experienced hire, and up for promotion to SC this year. My current project is straight up analyst work (absolutely no disrespect). I spend my days doing nothing but updating excel sheets, producing reports for slides, and doing extremely boring work (go into 100+ folders/excels and report back on who's completed what). I not only feel like this is BS, but I feel like it's going to screw up my promotion. I've never asked any analyst I have worked with to do this stuff, yet here I am...
Can H1B approved under consular processing but yet to be activated be transferred to another employer and can the new employer apply for transfer and change of status?
Market Prediction: Holiday Cards are going to be bought and sent in droves this Holiday Season. Photograph services like Shutterfly, etc. are going to see surges of families uploading photos to cards. It’s going to be a USPS Christmas 🎄
Greyorange gurugram offer for "Senior Engineer" in systems engineering Offered Base pay: 35.5L Kindly help in terms of work culture of greyorange? Does greyorange often fire employees? How is the WLB at greyorange? How are yearly hikes at greyorange?
Can anyone refer me for anaplan consultant at deloitte, tcs , wipro, accenture, kpmg, EY or anywhere else for such role. I did my ANAPLAN level 2 certification model building ..
Is a product and delivery analyst at McKinsey Solution considered a consulting position or are they thought of as second class citizens?
I had 2 (A,B) offers with both H1b transfers approved. I joined employer A in aug . I don’t particularly like the employerA . Can I join employerB with the approved petition? Or the employer B have to reapply H1b transfer?
BS Psychology w/ Healthcare background, recent MBA. Looking to get into consulting, does anyone have any insight on how to go about it? Tips? Referrals?
Hi all, based on convos and general engagement from a work perspective, I feel the culture at WD is offers a bit more wlb. Any suggestions or recommendations on how to shift from another partner consulting firm to workday? Specifically to continue building skills in Chg Mgmt and in the gov sector. Currently WD hcm certified. Thanks all!
Anyone else starting to feel nervous about the extra $600/week unemployment going away? Also, is it just me or does it seem stupidly misguided that the Senate/WH prefer to send another stimulus check instead of extending unemployment benefits? Stimulus checks go to a much smaller subset of the population and aren't necessarily going to help those impacted by COVID layoffs. Not to mention the argument that it disincentivizes people going back to work is dumb when there are no jobs to return to.
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.