Interview advice: I’m going into a final interview with the CIO (Information) of an asset management firm for a director of Strategic Ops role (PMO of PMOs) I only have 30 minutes. I’d appreciate input on how to succinctly prove myself here. Background, I’m an SM with a broad FS background but not exclusive to WAM.
Have an interview with an AI company next week. Role is in sales. Recruiter suggested i read Prediction Machines since I have a very introductory knowledge of AI/ML. Since there’s limited time, what short books or podcasts/videos would you all recommend in lieu of prediction machines?
If I am interviewing for BA at McK with 1.5 YOE in consulting, am I being considered for BA1 or BA2? And is the BA role generalist or is there opportunity to specialize in certain types of projects (eg, tech, healthcare, etc.)? McKinsey & Company
Hi, Can anyone guide me how to prepare for Tech Strategy Case interview next week? What kind of cases to expect and how to approach it? Any insights or references would be useful.
Any suggestions for escaping the ops life? Just took level 3 and have been doing interview prep... unsure how long I should look internally before looking outside of the nest
Are companies allowed to record your skype/phone interview without telling you and without an NDA or other form signed?
3 rounds of interviews over the course of the past two weeks. The third and final one is tomorrow but nervous that if I don’t get this position now I look like a slacker at my current firm because I’ve had to take off/leave early recently for all these interviews… does it really look bad for am I being paranoid
I heard Google is mandating vaccines before returning to work. Is this causing any departures? Googlers appear likely to be pro-vaccine, but I'm open to applying to someone's spot if there will be openings soon.
ClearView Healthcare Partners anyone willing to provide a referral? Applying for an entry level consultant position (PhD). Happy to chat about my credentials, resume etc.
Hi folks, I’m wish to break into tech sales as marketer. Have got consultative, training and prospecting experience in my own business but need to get back to traditional work. I’m based in Toronto and interviewed with a US SaaS company recently, open to networking with anyone in this area over a virtual hang! If you’re part of any exclusive “women in sales” groups please offer me an invite!
Is there such thing as too much ass kissing in a job interview? Or everyone likes for the interviewee to do their research and act like they would really like to work for the company and the creative director they are interviewing with?
Lateral interviews. If you got an offer and want to accept, is it better to withdraw from other interviews or just finish them? Does it matter? Asking because I’m hoping (if possible and needed) to still be able to go to these other firms in the future.
Does EY monitor our system activities? Like if I attend an interview using EY system, will I get caught?
How bad would it look to quit my job in October if I am applying to business school round 2 (in December) assuming I can get good recs, just trying to figure out if admissions officers care?
For those who are jumping to another Big4, or know someone who has and are interviewing with all the Big4, who is paying the best right now? I’ve referred friends to PwC, but they are getting outbid by kpmg for similar positions by like $25k a year. Anyone else seeing this?
I hate my job so much. It’s like when I’m there I feel like I’m wasting my time like I’m losing money being there. It’s an operations job and quite honestly stayed too long. There are processes where there are 20 things to do just to send the P&L out. It’s such a relic. I am 36 and freaking out because I want to do something new. I’m working 60 hour work weeks because people keep quitting. I’m over it. I’ve been interviewing but just in that waiting period to see what happens. Any advice?
Help! Interviewing for a Senior CW role. Anything specific questions I should ask or will be asked?
In a rapidly growing practice, and perhaps 2 years from (non-equity) “partnership”. I like my team and the work I do, but I’ve only ever been a consultant and am tempted to jump to industry to try it out. Interviewing for a Fortune 20 company and applying to others. Maybe FAANG. Let’s say I’m 60% driven by comp, 40% driven by impact. Am I crazy for looking to leave? Should I just continue to ride this one-way train?
Hi everyone! I will be going through my first whiteboard/case-style interview for the first time (I was converted from an intern to full time at my current company). This marketing associate position would require some level of excel knowledge specifically on Pivot Tables & VLookUps for email campaign analysis. What’s your experience with interviews like these, and any tips for a first-timer? Thank you in advance!
Top exit ops for cybersec in industry?
Hey all, what do people here do to help reduce the short term capital gains from sale of stocks? Last year I ended up paying about a few thousand in taxes for stocks. Holding long term is not an option.
What’s a mnemonic you learned in school that you still remember or have passed on? Woke up recalling my Geography teacher’s “Italy is kicking Sicily into the Mediterranean Sea”
When I was 21 I wanted to marry an ex roughly 10 years older. Still think about her from time to time and wonder.
Who is doing a Christmas/holiday party or other client appreciation event this year? My partner and I are struggling with what to do given Covid.
Just moved to a city I don't quite like for an industry job (I like the job a lot), my goal is to move back to my old city to get together with family and friends. I would like to stay in the current company for 6 months before requesting the transfer, should I secure an offer first just in case the transfer request did not go through? Or start interviewing after the denied request?
(1 of 2) Help needed... Context: Married with first baby on the way. Plan is for my spouse to stay home with our (future) kids for next few years. My income is $250-300K and keeping it that way for a while as I’ve moved off partner track for at least 2-3 years as we start our family. $120K in retirement accounts, $70K in cash, $50K in home equity, and $6K in HSA Beyond mortgage, only debt is a $25K private loan that we can pay back any time in next 5 yrs. and isn’t accruing interest.
Word to the other newbies like me. ALWAYS choose PPO over HMO for insurance (if you have the option). The extra cost is so worth it for the quality of your healthcare and your stress levels.
Hi, could anyone please share any insights on case prep for Consultant role at EY-Parthenon London office?
Another laid off case here. Anyone moving out of US considered keeping the 401K as is instead of withdrawing? Any pros / cons to keep in mind ? Pro I see is no penalty and the fact that it'll continue to grow till I turn 65. Con is that it's a decent size amount in my case and I might need some if that cash if I don't get a job soon 🙄
Starting full-time @ MBB this month. I’m really interested in recruiting growth equity (GE) at some point. I’m pretty familiar with PE recruiting but not sure how growth differs. Anyone have perspective on any of the following: 1- Does ￼GE recruit on cycles? If so what is the typical timing? 2-￼ Are modeling tests standard as part of the interview process? 3- How are consultants perceived in the industry? 4- Do large GE firms utilize headhunters?￼￼￼ 5- Do large GE firms have operating roles?
How much leverage does everyone use in their portfolio? Am I the only person with 10-15x leverage on my account 😅? Might add further
According to HR , accepting offer letter and not joining is not acceptable and it considered as unprofessional. But. According to HR: not giving hike/Variable pay/ bonus Even after completing yearly cycle for Variable pay / bonus / hike while serving notice period is acceptable and it is according to company standards. *Rule States that in to eligible for it employees has to be on company pay role. Question is If one resign then on who's pay role that employee is serving notice per?
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