Was unsuccessful recruiting for top consulting firms during my MBA. I need that money! What is the best approach to landing an interview post MBA? Referral?
Is Deloitte on a hiring freeze? I see postings for their ara group but don’t know if it worth applying during the current environment.
I am looking to go in-house and I thought all of the interviews went well at one company. A week after my last interview, the internal recruiter contacted me just to touch base. 3 days later, I received an offer from another company and I contacted the recruiter from the job I want to tell her and she said she would check with the hiring manager and that we should she responded, “stay in close touch.” I emailed today casually to see if there was any update. No answer, any insight into why?
What was the Parthenon Group like before the EY acquisition? How was it perceived compared to MBB, Big 4, etc. in terms of prestige, exit opps, etc.?
How do you explain your job role to your barber? No I have tried saying strategy consulting and that doesn’t help!
A few years ago I landed an interview at W+K to for their lead social role. I didn’t get it. The guy who did was just promoted to…ECD of W+K in Portland. I work at a third-rate digital agency reporting to our head of strategy in a big network making boring decks for boring clients.
I’m leaving a Manager role to take a Director one. They are finalizing the formal offer letter now. I want to leave my current team on good terms, not drop the ball on projects I’m leaving. I’d also like (need) at least a week to refresh and reset and get organized before starting the new director role. I’ve been negotiating terms with the new place since September 3. We agreed on compensation yesterday. Is asking for a Nov 1 start date pressing my luck/being a jerk or totally reasonable?
Hate my staff aug role so much I cannot get myself to do small (and simple) tasks. Stuck in this role. If I could, I would quit right row. Can't roll off for another 2 mths Anyone else feel that way?
Applied for a position. Adding and requesting intro calls with anyone at that company on LinkedIn. Also reached out to firm/school alumni and recruiters at that company. Anything else I can do?
Hi All, I need some suggestions. I am currently working in a Big 4 post my MBA from tier 2 IIM college as consultant but the work is pure PMO work which I am doing right now. I am completely confused about my career track and have no idea whether the PMO work will help me or not in long run. Not sure about the exit opportunities from this role? And what if I keep doing this pmo work, where will I land up? I wish to transit into a product manager or may be program manager role.
How does experienced hiring (generally) work in consulting? Are there cycles similar to campus recruiting or is it year-round? Got laid off a few weeks back and the job hunt has been frustrating
Does anyone have experience with NRI? They're hiring in Singapore, keen to understand fit. Is culture traditional Japanese? Ie hierarchical, staying in office til boss leaves, post work socialising
Hi fish need some advice. I want to get a job in the finance industry, specifically in quant. I don’t know many people outside of consulting so I’ve been applying blindly without a referral which hasn’t worked. What are some tips to help expand my network?
Opening in Mphasis Pvt Ltd for 5+ years experience. Interested candidates can mail on firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "Referal- BPM ID_Role"
What are some good exit ops for a Big 4 SC in financial services consulting and exit salaries? Haven't looked but want to get a gauge of what to expect, not limited to FS exit ops either.
F1 visa rule by ICE to leave country if classes are online is pure evil! Students have to pick between health and academic career!
Hi, All - Looking for some Healthcare/Life sciences Partners who can share their perspective on Syneos Health Consulting - how is it viewed in the marketplace as a brand? Is it a viable competitor?
Anyone interested in a ~4 month engagement as an RFP Consultant in the DC area? FT Immediate need; mostly working remote is likely. Someone reached out to me, thought I’d share. Inbox me for details
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
Should I take a 15% pay cut and leave Accenture for industry? Or wait it out to find a better paying opportunity? Worried about chargeability and layoffs, hate the process of getting staffed. Wondering if it's worth it though for such a big drop.
My wife’s employer doesn’t offer short term disability benefits for pregnancy. We just learnt she might be pregnant. How do I go about buying short term disability insurance ?
Is it a red flag to MBA programs to leave my firm after 1-1.5 years without a promotion (promotion would be at 2 YOE)? Would it also be bad if I switched jobs more than once before applying (applying at 3 YOE, will enter school at 4 YOE)?
What’s the reason why equity partners (Big 4) can invest more than $19.5k into their 401k?
For Oracle Functional Consultant with 4+ years of experience (Non-MBA) , what will be the ideal salary in PwC SDC ?
FB UK or FB US?
I’m still fuzzy on this whole innovation thing. People are still getting hired to the role. What do they do? They seem to be nothing more than pundits. Someone else could be hired for that salary.
Which Big 4 has the best benefits?
Looking for advice/validation. Currently have about 10 credit cards (yes really!) About half are airline cards that I signed up for for the miles, quicker boarding, and free bags- but they carry a $100 annual fee. Other half are random no-fee cards (BoA, Amazon chase, capital one venture, west elm). My thought is to cancel the ones w an annual fee (just bought a house so no immediate need for higher credit limit). Does this make sense?
In mid 40s, recommendation to have 401k portfolio. I have vanguard with only 155k as I started 401k few years back..
Client is in Argentina. Does anyone else work with NRC clients. I have a very specific question. Please DM.
Just getting started with Healthcare Consulting projects after working mostly on FS clients. Does anyone have reccomendations to ramp up on Healthcare/payer/provider knowledge quickly?
Been @ EY a month (frm PWC) as a sr. D wants to bring me in as a M (random LinkedIn post). What salary range should I expect? I said I need 150-175k. Realistic for 7yrs, 4yr consulting non target MBA?
Hi, How is the support Engineer role in Salesforce? how much salary can I expect/ask if I have 5 years of working experience and an immediate joinee,I also have an offer in hand of 13 lpa. Could someone please help me.
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