Happy Friday again Fish! Please DM me if you’re looking to make a switch to BCG and want a referral, there is a huge push for EHs right now. I’ve had several friends join who have been thrilled with the first few months, and several referrals currently in the interview process. I’m more than happy to help: - Connect you to friends who’ve come in as experienced hires from Various consulting firms (big 4, S&, ATK, etc.) - Hop on a call to discuss resume /behavioral prep - Share interview tips
How often do companies you interview with reach out to your current firm/team/managers about your performance? (Wondering if I need to take this into account as I start recruiting for tech jobs)
Anyone who interviewed Haas Round 2 heard back?
Ad copywriter who’s freelancing outside of agency world, who do I ask for a reference/review from when finishing up a project? Project leader (who I had minimal interaction with) or day-to-day contact who is lower ranking but actually worked with me beyond the initial interview? At an agency I’d go straight to the CD, but this is a consultancy that doesn’t have that sort of structure.
Have an interview with EY FDD that includes a case and meeting with two senior managers. I heard the case was excel intensive. Any ideas on what to expect?
Sunday thoughts - prepped for an upcoming interview all day and felt wracked with self doubt. Then realised that the 5-year-ago (22yo) me would be thrilled to be where I am now. I came from nothing from the middle of nowhere - the land of teen moms and red necks. I had imposter syndrome all throughout undergrad and didn’t believe in myself. If you’ve come a long way, share your story and let’s toast to our successes. This job can be hard, but getting to today hasn’t been easy either
If a company reached out to set up a phone interview and you replied with times you were available, would you follow up with them if it's been 1.5 work days since you emailed them and they haven't set anything up?
Does anyone here failed interviews from B4 a few times before getting hired? please share your experiences/path/solutions here. US only please.
Does anybody here have experience working in a strategy/operations function at a hedge fund? I’m interested to hear what your experience has been like; currently interviewing now
Is it unethical to apply to other jobs on my own while also working with a recruiter? I’m not applying to any companies that the recruiter has sent me roles for.
Should I remove undergrad internships from my resume now that I have 3.5 years of full time experience? I worked 20 hours per week during the semester and 40 hours during the winter/summer breaks for two of my four internships. I'm applying for cybersecurity positions and those internships were more IT focused (configuration management, IT asset, etc).
How to politely not move forward in job interviews? After having the first phone call interview I’m honestly not too interested but scared to burn the recruiters that are helping me.
Hey all, Been out of work for about a year now, been interviewing and actively since being laid off due to companys budget cut. Was in final / decision rounds before covid and everything has been tbd or rescinded since. Responses have been few and far in between and now the year gap is becoming a concern. Would like to ask if anyone has tips or can point me in the right direction. I come from a management consulting/prod mgt background in tech. Disregard the risk consultant title.
During interview, are there any questions on clients? petition was approved for client A and now working for client B from same worksite. Does it call for amendment with new 797A?
Any Salesforce AEs here? Applying/looking, and curious if there is a “preferred” business unit to sell to? They are obviously different industry sectors, just curious WLB/happiness levels and salary differences A few options below: Insurance Marketing Cloud Data & Identity Manufacturing Retail
Hi there! I studied abroad at LSE in college and it's my dream to move back to London...I am thinking of applying to the global rotation program at my firm does anyone know of any openings at London offices/advice on this?
Any MBB fish that went from T2 > industry > MBB? Why did you go back into consulting? I am in a pretty good role right now but besides industry circles, I have no branding. MBB has invited me for interviews. Should I even consider? TC is about the same and I have decent hours. Worth going back for the brand, network, flexibility in/possibility of better exit opps?
Anyone know how the Master's in Financial Analytics is at Santa Clara University? I was thinking of applying there for a chance to break into senior finance roles in Silicon Valley/Bay Area.
Can someone who has done the research let me know what supplements are worth it (if any)? My general understanding is vitamins are not proven to change basically anything unless you have a real deficiency and are best obtained through diet. Is there anything else that has proven benefits? Thinking of upping my morning smoothie game, would love tips.
What is the best way to learn about different roles in FAANG? I was a MBB consultant in India. I am in the US now with a AI products company. I work well on the intersection of technology and business. I have conceptualised and deployed multiple enterprise products over the last 2 years. I am looking to move to a bigger organization now. However I don't want to get into corporate strategy roles. What are some other roles that could be a good fit for me?
I'm an SA, but so nervous about getting promoted to Consultant. Not sure I have enough experience to engage or lead client engagements or simply successfully complete any tasks. How (con't)....
Am on H1B and want to switch the firm, I think premium processing is currently freeze. What I want to understand is, what's the normal prcsng time for petition transfer? Any 1?
Cold calling agencies. Is it weird to google/LinkedIn a specific person (HOP, say) and dial by name, directly call them? Agencies are massive and receptionists (if there is one) won’t direct you to a role. They want a name. For freelancers trying to network, this seems to be the only way in if you have no contacts there. Any thoughts or advice appreciated.
Company giving reimbursement of $150 for office chair for use at home. Any rec? I dont mind going over that price and paying some out of pocket for quality!
Hey Fishes- So my parents got B2 Visa on March 2020 to come for my graduation in May. But due to covid, they couldn’t travel. The visa has duration of 5 years. I heard somewhere that if you don’t travel within 1 year of obtaining visa, you can’t use the remaining visa? Is that true?
When are you recommending pregnant women to stop working? Is your facility doing inductions for low risk women?
I have been in my current role/company (industry) for 3 months. Prior to this job, I was at consulting firm for 3 months. I definitely don’t want to stay in my current job either long term. But how long should one stay at a company? I have 4 years experience in consulting. In the future I’d like to pivot to higher education but I don’t think 2 back to back short term jobs look good on a resume.
For those of you who worked in consulting in both Europe and the middle east (Dubai, Riyadh…) What are the main differences (if any) between the 2 regions? In terms of work-life balance, people, culture, clients, etc. McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group Oliver Wyman Kearney Roland Berger EY-Parthenon Strategy&
Anyone been able to get ST disability for depression related to burning out/anxiety at work? Debating taking a LOA to see therapist but heard this May be an option, I just don’t think I’m THAT bad yet
Started recruiting process several months ago. Spent lots of time & energy w work to now have all my leads gone due to coronavirus except 1 company which I did final round with. Contd
Do PE Ops partners get carry? What type of perks/benefits/advantages do PE Deals partners have that PE Ops partners do not?
I have an interview with a "biglaw" firm tomorrow afternoon-- any last minute tips or advice from those who work in big firms? I'm a 6th year associate and have never worked at a firm with more than 5 other attorneys. The interview is going to be with a panel of "at least" three partners and the pressure is on.
Aight fam. Spent last year on the PIP, almost got fired mid year, but worked on firm initiatives like a machine through the year, and killed it on client projects. Finally out of the PIP. Fuck yeah!!!
Has anyone made the move to Uber, specifically the operations and logistics manager position? Received and offer with less salary (but decent equity) and trying to weigh options and lifestyle.
Likely moving from EY to an M&A tax role at Alvarez & Marsal. I’m wrapping up my third year as a manager at EY in a niche practice. Trying to understand the levels at Alvarez. Should I be shooting for director or senior director? How do the 2 levels really compare to the levels at Big 4? Alvarez & Marsal
Is it even possible to get HSW with a low GPA (3.3-3.5 range) if you’re an ORM guy? Even if you went to top 20 undergrad, top GMAT (780-800), good work experience (top consulting firms+FAANG)?
Need help with a decision and would love to hear from some experienced consultants. I have an offer to join Accenture for: - $145k salary - 5% bonus - 6% match (after vest) - 15% discounted stock purchase program At EY current -> FY21 - $100k -> $115k (est) - $5k -> $5k (est) - 1.5% match But I seriously love what I do at EY... like I think it’s very cool. I’m afraid I won’t enjoy Accenture that much and I feel I’m really making a name for myself at EY. Please help. I am coming up on 3yoe
Anyone who has done an MBSR program like the one below? Is it worth it? Both in terms of time and money. https://www.ummhealth.org/umass-memorial-medical-center/services-treatments/center-for-mindfulness/mindfulness-classes
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