Thoughts on internal audit at big 4?
For those of you at a big 4 that left for industry, what do you miss (if anything), that you would have liked to "take" with you? Was it hard to move away from the "teaming" aspect and be an individual contributor?
KPMG > EY, its official no entitled unlimited PTO... “Please fix” and revise all future big 4 memes to adjust accordingly
Is it normal for teams to lose it on each other on a regular basis? I’m fairly new to the B4 and never experienced it at former firms. It starts at the top and it’s starting to take a toll on my performance. Not sure if I need to suck it up and deal with it or start thinking about changing teams. TIA
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
I passed my CPA exams, waiting for my license now, will take about 4-5 months. Should I look for a new job now or wait for my license, aiming for B4 audit senior.
How difficult is it to be counseled out at Big 4 firms? Is it common or do you really have to mess up? Are any of the firms more cutthroat than the others?
AP at McK vs Big 4 D/MD? Currently expert Pr and hoping to achieve equity Partner in 2-3 years.
Got a verbal offer from a big 4 a month ago, discussed salary expectations 3 weeks ago, still no offer letter. Firm has to let me know it should be coming soon. Are these normal timelines?
Are there any Big 4 or middle market firms that have national tax/policy (WNTS, NTS, etc.) practices that won’t work you to death?
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Has anyone from MBB worked at the same client where there is one of the big 4 ? How are the dynamics between the two in that engagement?
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?
Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?
What can I do in the next 4 months to boost my chances? Shooting for HSW and MIT, and want to do Tech/VC/Entrepreneurship after MBA. Background: Asian female, 3 YOE at big 4 consulting by round 1 deadline this year, 4 YOE by enrollment time Stats: GMAT 740, GPA 3.9 from big 10 public school Rec: those who know me well went to T20-25, those who went to M7 don't necessarily know me well EC: strong undergrad club leadership, none outside of firm initiatives since I started consulting
If you go from h1b to h4, but still have time left on your original h1b visa, can you switch back to h1b easily?
This is for ACN fish or ex acn fish. The project I'm on (more like a staff aug but we're there to support the client deliver their internal project) isn't doing well. I'm new to ACN - well, big consulting in general, so trying to understand what that means for us, and for me? (Also, for context - I'm one of the 4 SM's on this engagement (it's a large client and we have a 10+ team)). Continued in comments below...
I am scared to take a medical leave of absence for depression / burnout even though I know and my therapist agrees it would be the best thing for me to do right now. I feel like I will be removed from my current team and I will be marked in the office as “weak” (even though I was rated 2 and then 1 for PYs) and it will ruin my chances of being promoted to senior next July. Are my fears valid? Will this medical LOA derail my career progression? Or am I thinking about it the wrong way?
This might have been a question that's already been asked, but how are you affording your top MBA programs (besides some firms' sponsorship)?
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
Should I leave consulting to go into a product strategy role at a big bank? I’m at a crossroads here
I have a job interview tomorrow. It’d be more pay and a lot less stressful but in the back of my mind I wonder if I do end up getting it’d be a mistake. Continued...
Salary of a L4 employee in Amazon Singapore
When should you exit from consulting? At which level? When you feel how? With how % salary increase?
Is it bad (reputation/resume etc.) to leave a firm less than a year in for a state court clerkship in NY appellate court? Struggling at the firm (drowning in work and no guidance) and looking for WLB and happiness.
How do you approach those partners who are super strict/intimidating? They have a scary countenance that just trips an already nervous me up when I interview with them
Messaging a partner from two projects ago as I’m on the bench. Is it okay to ask for proposal work or if there are project needs? Not sure what I “can” ask for
In your opinion, what do you think is the most important piece of creating a positive school culture?
Hi Ladies! I have a phone case interview coming up and I’ve never done a case study before. Is there a consulting site you recommend I use or what resources are out there for guidance? Would appreciate any and all help! Thank you in advance.
For those who did get promoted, esp. from Senior to Manager, how did you feel about your chances throughout the promotion year? Any signs at all or you are just in the dark until they tell you?
What are the potential exit opps from Finance Transformation? Pretty sick of process/tech in Finance function and want to do something more fulfilling 🥴
Anyone taken the pay day to switch between competitors (ACN, Deloitte, PwC, etc.)? If so, what kind of raise / bonus did you get? I'm a new consultant making ~$95k. Also interested in MBB figures.
What is the legal ratio of adults:students in an ECSE inclusion setting? In a reverse mainstream setting? Are Title I PreK classrooms required to have a para and teacher? What is the ratio for that? What is the legal ratio of adults:students in a mixed 4 y/o PreK setting? (#___ SPED+ #___regular=1 teacher and ____paras) Specifically in Louisiana, but curious about other states, as well!
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