Can anyone speak the the human capital practices at their firm? I'm currently in HC consulting and want to continue working in the field, but not sure what opportunities there are in MBB.
What is the typical lag time between start date and offer at MBB as an experienced hire? I was told to expect a start date in a year during off cycle recruiting. Is this normal?
Which of B4 + MBB pays SWE/DS the most? I know they can't compare to FAANG, but just among these guys, who pays the most? Who has the best talent/tech implementations?
Analytics folks at a MBB, what’s your experience been like? What level would I come in at with 8 years of experience?
Why is ACN strategy unnecessarily selective? They only recruit from a select few schools (no exceptions) even if at another top school. MBB/Deloitte/OW/Parthenon/LEK/ATK have much greater flexibility.
Federal MBB🐠, were you given the opportunity to work any commercial projects your 1st year with the firm (if desired)? Had a final round years ago but friend advised me to stop the process given passion was retail. At the time switching practices was unheard of, have the times changed? Bridges never burned, debating re-kindle conversations...
Anyone go from MBB/T2 to MBA school and do something OTHER than return to consulting / go for high finance? Curious what your return on making that decision is and if it’s ever worth going if you’re already in consulting. Seems like most non-Consulting or IB jobs you could just skip the MBA.
Aspiring to be a management consultant I am currently working with Hyundai as Assistant manager. I desire to join MBB in consulting line I don't hold an MBA degree but have rich experience in S&OP Can someone help me
Took the GRE instead of GMAT, does consulting firm like MBB look at those if it’s high enough?
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
I gotta say, when FB was launched we only had the Big4, MBB, ATK, OW, Accn, IBM, LEK, Booz. Also, focus was MC/Strategy. I've come to appreciate firms like Slalom, Huron etc -not so much audit group
Got an offer for a tier 2 firm and accepted it. Are there any actual risks of getting my offer revoked if I apply to mbb?
Moving from big4 to core strategy firm (read MBB). Have 2 months before I join the new firm. Wondering what I can do to prepare myself, are there any courses, books that would help me gain some skills. I have mostly done PMO, tech implementations kind of work so far. Don't want to leave any stone unturned and want to make it work.
Mulling over an offer. Is work at MBB way more work / significantly more intense than Big 4? I feel like I have a good brand/rep at EY; not sure if effort to rebuild all of that at MBB is worth it?
McKinsey has pretty traditionally been considered the best of MBB, followed by BCG, then Bain. Given all the scandals its dealt with this past few years do you think its standing within MBB will drop? I think its too big to fall out of the group but I definitely am leaning towards BCG being the new preferred/top option for people trying to break in to consulting.
Can somebody refer me at MBB, Accenture, EY and PwC? Victim of Deloitte layoff. Would appreciate any and all the help I can get!
With so many people reportedly leaving consulting, I’m wondering how common is it to leave for less TC? MBB comp $200k+ at 27. Do most people get increases above that or just go to jobs sitting at $150k but that “have better WLB”? *Not looking to include those that switch to industries with intentional disregard about comp (eg public sector, charity, teaching etc).
Do you actually enjoy your job at MBB? Or are you just there for the money/prestige/exit opps? Been hearing horror stories about the WLB and didn’t know why else people would be sticking it out there if not for those 3 things.
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
Why does everyone put Tech / FAANG on such a pedestal, claiming it’s better than MBB. Sure, the comp and WLB may be better, but you won’t be doing as meaningful and impactful work e.g. Govt Covid response, Gates foundation projects, industry defining projects in the space of a few months etc
I have a potential client based in EU. What's the best way to go about billing an under $50k project? (Google says PayPal but sounds a little weird to me).
Do any real people actually want schools to reopen as it stands now? Im hearing so much about it but it feels like a weird disconnected political thing and not a live humans with kids thing. *Obv the goal is to get covid under control so kids can go back safely, this is assuming infection rates stay steady or continue to climb
Does anyone here struggle with balancing work and attending to children at home as a single mother. I work from home in a very demanding job as a manager and I feel horrible that I have to sacrifice time with my children to work. I want to be successful at work and climb the corporate ladder, but at the same time my children don’t get the attention they need, especially my 6 year old that can barley read.
Working as a Principal at Slalom Consulting, 2 YOE, strictly Salesforce. My prior 10+ YOE is tech consulting/digital mktg outside of Salesforce. I'm happy with comp, projects, coworkers,etc. Salesforce is recruiting me for a solution architect role in CSG. After talking to 2 recruiters, job sounds identical to my current role. Outside of equity, is there a compelling reason to consider Salesforce? I think the equity would be nice but travel also seems more likely postCovid. Thanks!
Hi all. Please give me an advice. I am still in my twenties but was fired by HF in less than a year because of bad relationship with my boss and my poor performance (originally from EU investment bank) Three months have passed now and got an offer from back office position from another EU investment bank. Though i want to continue seeking front office position, no pipeline anymore now. Should I accept this offer?
Did anyone here work at Marriott? Do they verify if you fill out an explore program authorization form?
Feeling hopeless today professionally. I’ve tried to trooper on throughout this pandemic but today it all caught up to me. Exhausted, mentally drained and just so negative. Feel like all I do is work since covid. Have tried to set boundaries but it’s impossible when people can reach out on my cell. Get taken advantage of regularly for trying to do what right thing to support my teams. I like my job but I don’t know that I can keep this pace and that adds stress too
Extension of Marriott status!! Rejoice!
How do you define work-life balance? And how much of that balance is reasonable to expect for someone with ~2 YOE, be that in the Big 4 or in smaller niche/boutique firms?
Went on an interview sounded as if it would be my dream job. The two hiring managers finally say” if this is something you are interested in , please call us back next week. Take some time to think about it, and circle back to us.” I sent them a thank you note tonight. I kinda want call them tomorrow and be like “let’s do this” we have already agreed on compensation haha I won’t I’ll wait until Monday I’m so relieved
What happens if I don’t file a state return if I’m a non-resident? I spent 6 days in 2020 on a project in California and my earnings were around $4k. My company withheld the appropriate income tax. The withholding would cover the tax obligation as long as they don’t know my overall income. Anyone ever live life on the edge and not file for small projects/earnings?
Seeking portfolio advice. 23 years old- 95k comp, 20k currently in market through the most basic Schwab index funds and Vanguard ETF’s, already max out 401k & IRA. My returns over the past year have been meager. I want to take on more risk and pick more concentrated investments. Whatever I go with, I want to hold them for the long run with no intention to sell. Any advice?
Is it possible for me to get an upgrade (on status, i mean) at the cosmopolitan vegas? Marriott platinum elite.
Would anyone be interested in participating in a research study? The only requirements are to be a school district employee and have a child in the district with special needs. Please help!!!
Hi there! I attended a virtual robotics workshop last week. I learned a lot and especially enjoyed connecting with others who were using robots in their classroom. I hope you join the discussion and we can find a way to support each other.
Please tell me what is the maximum Standard Chartered GBS can offer for 5 YOE in Band 07 role. I need to take a call on this by end of the week. Anyone knows what is Band 7( Assistant Manager/ Manager)?
Not cpa related, but if anyone is applying to pwc start internship 2021 and you identify as a minority you can "present yourself as a minority" and a recruiter will refer you to a web page to see if you meet this criteria. Basically it looks like you'll get preferential treatment if you meet the criteria. Firm is really pushing diversity it would seem
Does anyone have any insight on experience hire interviews for CBIZ, Inc. ? Interviewing for a senior associate position. Wondering if it will be behavioral, technical, or if there is any case work
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