I am a strategy consulting enthusiast from a middle class family. Don't have the financial stability to take a loan for an MBA and hence had to drop some renouned admits this year ( Think top IIM's) due to family circumstances. I still dream big and request you to provide some insights for my research:-
1) Average expected package of an associate
2) Average experience expected at ZS to get hired at associate level
3) Good books to upskill and ace the consulting case interviews
How do you prepare for consulting interviews? Any particular books or blogs? Brush up on any particular methodologies/cases? (Contd.)
First time investor in the US. Any suggestions on books / blogs to read to get smart. Where do people typically invest given all the client related policies in place for consulting firms?
Any tools/podcast/books to help with self awareness, brand management and networking?
I know skills alone not going to help going far. I feel like this is a Desi issue, especially with women - it feels so wedding to create your braves, talk about your work etc, networking is really hard too! Do you feel that too?
Anyone here successfully navigating these? I'm a manager in a consulting firm and feel like my career has plateaued! I recently became a mom too, so add that to the mix
I’ve been hired by a health benefits startup with only consulting experience. Any recommendations for books, blogs, or online course material to get myself as oriented as possible before starting in 2 weeks?
Anyone transition from consulting to product and have any real practical advice? I’ve read many boards, blogs, and books but maybe something that you learned in the process that would be helpful?
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his but to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
Tips, articles, videos, books on career planning?
I know consulting isn’t a long term career option for me, but I have no 1, 3, 5 nor 10 year plan/idea.
Did you join consulting with a timeframe/plan?
Really struggled with condensing all my interview details over a week into a simple slide deck today. I had only focused on the facts and barely mentioned the so what unless asked. New to consulting and need to improve on written communication. How did y’all improve? Read any books, courses?
I'm happier and fulfilled when I travel. I go to the gym, read books on my flights, eat well especially breakfast, and enjoy working from home on Fridays. Keep travel projects coming consulting&EY God
What books would you recommend for understanding human psychology / personalities? In a people oriented industry like consulting, I imagine it really helps understanding human behavior and building self awareness. For context, young person in consulting here.
Trying to get a 45 y/o sibling in to consulting (was an entrepreneur prior in the restaurant industry). No college degree but willing to bust his butt to learn. Books/online courses recommended pls
I’ve worked in Consulting for the past 2.5 years and I’ve loved it! Today is the day where all the horror stories I’ve heard about consulting came true. I worked until 1AM this morning to finish deliverables for a client I’m working on. I’ve had PTO on the books for the past two months and jumped on a flight this morning to enjoy the rest of the week off. I land and my phone buzzes for a fire drill that only I can solve. Should I work for the next 10 hours and fix or say screw it not my problem?
Anyone on here in organizational psychology consulting? I’ve been reading a lot of books in IO Psych. and would love to transition to that field. Currently in ERP consulting. If you could share how you got started and any advice for someone looking to go in that field (degrees/experiences/etc).
26 yrs old, been in consulting since finishing undergrad. Worried that I haven't narrowed my focus or found a niche to be specifically great at. Every project has been completely different... And I am constantly reading books to get smart on every other topic. My guess is this is all too common in consulting.
I am curious if this is feasible for a longterm career in consulting, especially if I am trying to continue climbing?
Notice there are so many people with debate experience in consulting. Kinda impressed. Any highly recommended books related to debate or communication in general?
Hi, I am going through a few books on consulting and one thing which seems to be given a lot of importance is market sizing. What is the importance of this? It seems to me that unless it is a new product; existing competitors, long term contracts, monopolies etc would make this result unreliable at best and misleading. Can someone help me understand this?
I got cleared till Google HC for SAP Architect position and but have been put on hold since last 1.5 months. HR says Team is re-evaluating the Head Count. Anyone has any idea what are my options in this case?
Here's to ABGT450 next year
Can anyone help me to get new job?
I have 3+ YOE with handling e-commerce marketing and PPC services for new sellers I am proficient with product research on Amazon, FBA sourcing, calaloging, inventory management, orders handling, PPC campaigns, Gogle Ads, Google Analytics.
Not exactly fashion but...has anyone tried a pimple patch on a cystic pimple with no head? Do they work for that kind of acne at all?
We have a opening in Optum , eligible candidates can share their CV.
Position :- Data Engineering Analyst
I know it’s sacrilegious to question Wieden, but do they even pay well? Or do they undercut you cause they can?
Will TCS release offer letter again if I have another offer in hand with more package Tata Consultancy
Older, successsful FAs: How do you suggest a younger female in the business approach you and talk about joining your team? What areas do advisors like you need help with?
Is TCS stringent with its rules to hire ppl with 60% Marks throughout the career i.e. 10th, 12th and Degree. I have 10+ years of experience and have cleared technical round but my 10th Marks are 57%. Will TCS reject me ?
Any suggestions on the best Keurig to get? I’m not a coffee drinker so not sure if they’re all the same.
Do you speak in the same way you write? Do you ever feel like it's uncool to have a broad vocabulary? Like people think you teleported in from some ancient age of propriety? Just asking for a friend.
Does anyone know if Clearsulting is accepting of audit transfers? I see they have several openings for ‘Digital Finance Manager (BlackLine, OneStream, Workiva, Kriba)’ and I would love to get into that kind of work.
What did everyone have for dinner? Especially interested in any sides and/or sauces included in the meal. Don't be shy.
How long does it take tcs to conduct HR round after completing technical and uploading documents in portal.
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Im not sure why but I’ve suddenly gotten to the point where I’m not looking forward to going to work. Since the bench was so large, I took on a project that has nothing to do with data science. For some reason my experience with consulting is just being rolled off projects because of budget issues. Almost every project last year I was rolled off because of budget. I’ve been here for 1.5 years and I feel like I’ve learned nothing. Any advise?