Been interviewing with Delloite for a role in Risk and Financial Advisory - cyber risk infrastructure team, want to know if this a good area and what is work life balance ? Would be good to know what I am potentially getting myself into. Deloitte
Show of hands; who has been laid off because your agency lost a big client? Also, when you interviewed for your next job did you feel comfortable saying that? And do other agencies understand?
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
I just got an offer for a part time internship. Combines both my current job skills (I don’t like my current job) and my passion. I want to take this and quit my current position, and it feels like a great transition position, but am a bit nervous to do so. However, I’ve been getting interviews recently and have enough savings for a few months if need be. Any advice or thoughts appreciated! 🙏
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?
How would you rank in order of prestige/ease of getting in: UCLA, Cornell, and NYU ?? Looking to transition to MBB if that matters.
Does B4 let people go the same day as their resignation only if they’re going to a direct competitor? How about MBB or a tier 2 consulting firm? Have people been let go immediately in case they go to FAANG or other industry firms?
Move-up Anyone seen or know anyone that traded-up from one MBB to another MBB? Eg. A BCG PL hired as Principal at Bain; a Principal at Bain hired as Partner at McK; a consultant at McK hired a M etc
How to prepare for Brand Management / Product Management / Category Head types of roles in FMCG and FMCD? I appeared for a few such interviews in FMCD firms and haven't yet managed to crack them. Trying to figure out what exactly can be done to prepare from an interview speaking point of view.
At a B4 now. I want to stay in consulting. Should I be considering any other firms besides MBB and T2?
Time for a come to Jesus moment... Think about this from a timeline perspective Which B is which in MBB? It's time we do a double click into this What's harder to get into than Harvard? WWG1WGA, but let's not boil the ocean Q
How likely is it for an analyst at a top economic consulting firm to lateral into an MBB or even a top 5 strategy consulting firm?
Hi fellow EA fish 🐟🐠🐡 I’m hoping to make comp comparisons between MBB and the Big 4 since Glassdoor and other websites aren’t that accurate. Please feel free to DM!
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...
What are red flags you try to identify about a role when interviewing and how? Feels like I'm missing flags ppl sometimes mention here but not sure how to assess indirectly.
I find it interesting the volume of talk about anti-anxiety meds has dropped off a cliff since the pandemic started. Are we feeling less social anxiety WFH?
Does anyone have insight into why some consulting firms have better h1b approval than others? Post-mba consultant at D and I’m seeing friends at other firms with much better approval rates after graduation from mba but I imagine we do very similar types of work
Stay or go? 3rd year associate 65k salary or go to unrelated industry fp&a focused more towards analytics for 85k
30 y.o. M here, just changed my 401k allocation from a target retirement fund to 85% S&P500 and 15% international index funds. Anyone think this is stupid? Thoughts appreciated!
Is a tie necessary for a virtual interview with big 4 or will a shirt and jacket suffice?
Lolz is it bad that I almost want to get let go from my job cause I’m so tired of working. 60+ hours scheduled for the rest of the summer with more hours planned on getting tacked on. Honestly not sure if I’m also salty cause no salary increase, or if this is just how PA works.
Is there a resource for understanding compensation at FAANG for positions that strategy consultants tend to exit into?
Men’s hair style/ facial hair, and interviewing at Big4 poll: 1. Ok to have longer hair 2. Only medium/short hair is professional 3. Trimmed beard & mustache ok 4. Only mustache ok 5. Long beards ok 6. Clean shaven only 7. Hair style/facial hair have no relevance
For people managers, will you choose to downgrade to individual contributors at FAANG or continue being a people manager in traditional industries (e.g., finance, healthcare)?
What really is the hierarchy or ranking for Non-mbb firms? Is there a firm more prestigious in Big 4 than the other in terms of exit opps?
Going to MBB from Tier 2...worth the switch?
Has anyone done the interview for an Account Strategist role at Google? Or is currently in the role? If so, I’d love to chat!
Hi Guys, I need some help. I had joined kpmg global services recently (7 months) back from one of the IT services companies in an advisory role however now I have received an offer from HCL with 40% hike to my current CTC. What should I do. I have heard that KGS gives decent hikes and bonus payouts however the work is completely backend with limited customer interaction and limited good quality. Can someone throw some light on HCL as well, what is good and what is bad and which to choose
Can someone give a time sense for an average prep time for CSCP certification versus CPIM? I think CPIM takes much longer but not sure
Hello all - I got hired by a company based in Massachusetts for a 100% WFH role and will be moving to Texas. Because I’m based in Texas and the company in mass, do I still have to pay income tax in Mass? Big reason for moving to Texas was COL
Are industry exit opportunities at the SM level much better than at the M level? Tired of the consulting lifestyle but only 1-2 yrs away from making SM most likely. Worthwhile to stay a bit longer?
Has anyone used their MBA to break out of agency roles into a client side position, marketing or elsewhere ? If so, how did it go?
Is 3% a standard expected raise amount each year to cover inflation or is that just myth I’ve always believed to be true? Looking at new job and asking for higher starting salary but wonder if I’d be
My professional life at the moment is far from ideal. I’ve been on quarantine (long story, but a good one) for the last seven years. Royalties from my books don’t pay the bills. My entrepreneurial pursuits remain hampered. For the interim, I’ve been looking for a remote opportunity where I can leverage my skills in marketing, sales, social media, and elsewhere for a decent sum. I have a social media presence which, in recent years, reached millions. There has to be something exciting I can do.
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