LAX's rental car system is awful
How has COVID been impacting your personal life (e.g., childcare management, cabin fever), your firm and/or clients beyond WFH (e.g., layoffs, funding, project delays, unpaid leave, etc.)?
Hey Consultants. I just might have a Bain interview coming up in a few weeks. So far I have had 3 R1s of the other two MBB but got dinged. I don’t know what I am doing wrong but I need help as I call this the “last dance” so far I have done 40+ live cases with MBB consultants.
Screw you Virgin America at SFO for delaying me by 4 hours, but thank you for the $500 travel voucher 🤠
Guitar lessons in NoVa/DC, where are they? I'm the type of guy who hires a bodybuilding coach because he wants to get in shape, I don't screw around. I want a guitar coach/teacher but at least when I was looking a couple of months ago I couldn't find one with trusted reviews on places like Craiglist or simple Google searches. Recommendations? Places to look? Is the supply just rock bottom due to COVID?
Is there a Delta program that gives me status based on another status? Like Marriott Platinum leads to United Silver
Looking to get into skiing with the fam - any good Marriott/SPG resorts in a 2-6 hour driving radius from NYC?
Lot of negatives from Covid. Am curious to poll this crowd on what we think the long term positives will be, both for consultants and society at large. Let’s generate some positive vibes.
I’ll be traveling internationally on Delta with 3 pcs of checked luggage (free because I’m platinum) One of them weighs >50lbs. Will they waive the overweight baggage fee if I ask nicely?
I was a flight attendant for 5 years before I joined Deloitte and I am now a senior consultant. Is it worthwhile to show all my work experience on LinkedIn even when my previous experience is irrelevant?
Is there any benefit to having chase sapphire preferred and Amex gold (already have preferred card)? The 4x dining for Amex is appealing, but they both seem like travel/airline cards
Have an average book at best. Somehow an okay agency hired and then fired me. I acquired lots of credit card debt in a short amount of time. Now I don’t feel I’ll get a chance again. I really don’t want to work menial job again but that seems it will soon be my only option.
Programs with full rides? 3.9 undergrad at Wharton, already at mbb, 780 gmat. Would like to go to bschool unsponsored on scholarship. Are there strong programs that offer full rides?
Big 4 manager looking to make a switch to MBB. Any tips on the application process and do I have to take a step down in rank?
Any thoughts on the MBA program at Boston University? Is Boston University MBA good enough for positions at FAANG or MBB? And what about the MBA program at MIT?
My friend has a second round interview with McKinsey. Does anyone know where he can find high quality MBB cases to practice from? He's gone through the McKinsey website cases and additional resources they recommended. Is the management consulted case library any good for $200?
So - what do you think the impact of COVID-19 will be on our arts and literature? More? Less? Different? How?
Has Pe mega fund on cycle recruiting started yet? Heard rumors timelines may be slower this year due to covid...
Poll - Have companies started travel to client sites? Which companies? I know Deloitte team members are traveling. Also, I see a new trend based on interactions with a few people. Most prefer remote
Are there any companies that are remote worldwide? I really want to travel internationally without having to come back every week or so
Anyone at SFO right now?
I just spoke to someone at C3.ai about a Delivery Manager position. Is anyone here familiar with their recruiting process and culture/benefits? I got some information from their website but I’d appreciate some specifics.
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?
Best way to start day rate freelancing as a copywriter? I’m based in LA/Orange County and looking to move from in-agency to freelance work. Any tips?
Had a legit google referral, had worked with a Google PM for 3 years for a system integration project and he referred me. Haven’t got any call. Been like 3 weeks now. How does the referral process works?
EA Compensation Can we start a thread to evaluate what the market looks like for comparison? I’ll start: Company type: Big 10 Region: Midwest Support for: 3 partners, 1 MD and 2 National service line leaders Comp: $67K Curious if my salary is in line with industry.
When you are interviewing for a position with the “other side” on a deal you are currently staffed on (for which the other side may not be aware that you are involved), is it appropriate to bring it up during the interview without getting into the specifics? For example, saying “I’m currently on the other side of your firm on x deal” but nothing more than that.
Any thoughts on Morning Brew as a workplace? Love their newsletter and podcasts. I am super keen about the space but I'm not sure if it's worth the pay cut from Manager level in MBB
Anyone else feel everything takes three times as long WFH? I’m worried partners will think I’m taking too long to finish simple projects.
Any partner willing to share with fb what their comp is? If so, please provide your service line, years as a partner and if you feel comfortable, your firm
What's the best way to ask for a raise? Getting paid 71k with a masters working in advisory 3 years exp
As someone who enjoyed being in a trading role prior to consulting, would you move back? Not sure what the comp would be for a muni bond trader, or if the position is becoming outdated, but trading always excited me.
I've always been a runner but road running can be tough on joints. Now that I'm older and also thanks to COVID, I got more into trail running and it's been really fun: www.bodymindover40.com/blog/trail-running Does anybody here have similar experiences?
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