Being a Product Manager presently to getting into MBB or Boutiques as consultant.
How’s this career pivot looks like, is that going to be a stupid move?
Is it possible to start working at MBB firms on January 2023 for students graduating in December 2022 if they have possibly received an offer?
💡 Excellent discussion about responding to commentary around “lowering the bar for diverse consulting candidates” from colleagues… definitely relatable if you are in MBB or Big 4 and you are Black…happening in the Black Consultants Strategies and Tactics bowl. Join today! https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_z54c8c47iv
Want to join PE from a non-MBB firm. From an advanced degree (PhD) background and hence mostly exposed to the LS industry. Want to know if anyone did this transition: PhD > Consulting > PE. Is there any way to go for LS specific teams in PE ?
For getting into MBB is it more important grades or experience?
I started working as a young age having founded an accelerator-backed startup and growing that company. Now I work for a venture builder and VC firm while I'm finishing college. Because of this my grades haven't been grade really. Would that affect my chances of getting in considering that I have more experience than other candidates at the same age or level?
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This is probably asked an answered before so if there’s a chain of replies please direct me there, but how does one go from B4 to MBB/Tier 2? How many yrs would I have to stay at B4 before trying to change firms? Any insight would be appreciated.
Network connection at MBB offer to discuss CV. How do I get a referral without explicitly asking for it?
What’s the post mba salary for all 3 MBB’s with the latest increases? Is it higher than Deloitte?
Question to ppl at MBB and other tier-2 front end Management or Strategy consulting folks.
How much hours are you guys clocking I am at niche consulting firm (no! Not KPMG) and work is just insane with everyday looking like 9am to 12am (or more). It feels I am putting hours of IB and getting salary of MC 😞
Has anyone moved from MBB to investment team in PE and regret it? I hear the work as an associate could be more tedious and WLB worse
MBB coffee chats during on campus recruiting - any advice on how to prepare? I heard the coffee chats will be in groups with 2-4 students in each group
Did anyone make a transition from being an MBB data scientist to a FAANG data scientist?
1. How did you differentiate your value proposition? Given the solid technical bar, does consult and business skills create an advantage?
2. How do you feel about the change?
3. Any tips on the preparation process?
What’s a better path into those high paying product management roles at FAANG? Mbb/tier 2 consulting, or industry product management (eg. at a company like Visa)?
Looks like B4 partners makes the most $$ in the long run, even tech/FAANG or industry level senior roles doesn’t pay more then $600-700k, except a few roles like ceo/IB/PE/other financial roles/startup rsu (of u r lucky). Came to the conclusion after reading all the posts in this and other bowls. May be MBB, but if u add pensions, I think B4 is better. Thoughts?
Looking for some career advice: fairly happy with my current situation at KPMG but the workload has been unusually high recently and likely will be for a while. Decent salary just not where I think I should/could be and raises/promotions are typically only once a year. My team is great and I actually enjoy the work, but I’ve been contemplating whether I should apply to MBB or other top consulting firms for the chance at a much higher salary. Any advice or experience to share?
I’ve been prepping for MBB for months but I know I’m still not ready. I’m struggling with staying structured and with creative questions. I’m really frustrated because I feel like I’ve put in so much work but I’m not where I need to be to make it. I know if I interviewed today I wouldn’t make it through.
Got an offer from BCN as Associate. Wondering if there are any openings or if anyone here can refer me to other openings in MBB. Looking for options.
1 YOE,Strategy consulting, CDD
Is it even possible for an Analyst at D to do a lateral hire to MBB? If so, how’d you advice going about it?
I interned at a very selective tech company and held multiple leadership roles on campus.
What roles FAANG companies offer for professional service delivery directors? In a product company , PS group delivers and implement the product to customers. I am looking Sr. Manager or Director roles
I am seeking a role in HR (nearly 11 years of experience) and considering taking the SHRM-CP. I am curious if the SHRM Learning System is really necessary or helpful. Since I am between jobs, I don’t want to spend more money than is really necessary. Did you pass without the fancy study materials? Any words of advice?
I had salary discussion with KPMG HR two weeks ago but haven't received the offer letter yet. I tried reaching out to the recruiter via email and call, but got no response. Shall I consider my candidature as rejected? Does KPMG reject even after verbal confirmation?
I’ve never had marijuana. But the nurse gave me a Valium before my embryo transfer. I felt quite relaxed and good after taking Valium. Is it the same feeling as taking marijuana? Any sister who has had both can share? Thanks!
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Pretty disappointed now as my request for a counter offer revision in IBM has been rejected by the business team. I have an offer of 14.41 in a Big4(Fixed: 11,variable 3:41) & IBM is offering me Fixed 12.5(including retirals-13.31).
Sad part is they are considering only fixed part for revision & r saying that we r offering you more than ur fixed. They r saying u will get variable on top of this. In reality, IBM hardly gives any variable.
Guys, is there still a way to revise the offer?
Hi All, I have got an offer for risk consulting associate from pwc. So is there wfh or wfo ? My joining date is 20-02-2023. Please answer!!
I’m currently a senior in FDD and contemplating trying to move to MM IB and then eventually BB IB. My main goal is increasing my pay ceiling but not sure how long I’d last in BB IB if I get there since the hours are brutal. I guess at that point I could get a decently high paying industry job or maybe PE. Any advice? Is it worth a shot for the pay increase?
I recently made the switch from industry finance to consulting and I’m struggling to find my place within the role. I was brought on as a Sr.Associate and I feel like I’m not producing at the same level as those below me. I’ve been told that my focus probably needs to move from producing deliverables to guiding/leading those who are producing deliverables. It’s really throwing me for a loop here and I just want to know if this guidance for a sr. associate makes sense in the consulting world.
My SO spends far less time at work than I do, and spends the bulk of his evening watching Netflix. Is it terrible of me for being annoyed?
For new/newer moms- did working from home make a difference when you were pregnant? Does it make a difference for you now (presuming you have some form of childcare while you work)?
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