What do you think is a decent ratio of required billable hours per year to salary? I.e., is $90K for 2100 hours a year too low?
MBB interview to be scheduled and I’ve been given two options for dates, one of which is a few weeks earlier than the other. Is there any difference or material advantage / disadvantage of choosing one date over the other? I personally could use the extra time but if doing the interview earlier gives an edge, I would likely go for that. Thanks!
I had a 1st round interview last week and I didn’t love the sound of the job. It’s in higher ed. It would also be a 20k pay cut (105 -> 85). They want to do a final round with me this week. During the interview, the director who would be my manager said they are understaffed and very busy. She also said someone in this role needs to love working. I don’t necessarily want to transition to another busy place for a pay cut. The only perk I see is the time off university staff get and tuition...comt
4.5 YOE in NYC, 2 years were in consulting and 2.5 in industry. What salary range (base and TC) can I expect for an exit opp?
WHY do big tech companies make the candidates write algorithms during interviews? I am a senior software engineer and I can say with surety that SSE rarely write algorithms unless you are working on building something totally unique (like a new search engine).
Any tips on trying to network and interview while on the road constantly? Trying to exit into strategy & ops roles at startups it’s incredibly hard to network while traveling
Do you leave current position without being promoted to senior? Some opportunities come up but I am hesitating whether or not to wait until I got promoted.
Fishes - Appreciate any insights on prep for an upcoming interview with Uber for a strategic planning role. Thank you.
Can anyone here refer to a staff position(s) with either the World Bank or Asian Development Bank?
How easy is it to change industries? I've been in oil & gas for 3 years but I don't want my exit opportunities to be limited to that industry only as I don't particularly enjoy it.
What’s a realistic time frame for after you start the job hunt (e.g., applications/interviews) to the next company, and until you’re actually starting your new job? 2-3 months?
Expecting an offer for an SAE position in the next few days! What salary should I expect and negotiate for? I have 2.5 years experience in account management and live in Chicago
Im applying to this startup that has two positions that im really interested in. I already sent my app for one where I think my chances are better. Should I send an email to tell them Im interested in the other position as well, or would this be strange / weird?
When it's Wednesday afternoon... and you're waiting for that "we'll contact you early next week" email after a potentially life changing interview ...AND EVERY SPAM EMAIL MAKES YOU WANT TO DIE.
I recently joined a boutique firm after leaving a Big 4, around a month now, but having second thoughts. Is it bad to Look elsewhere after only a month? I'm not comfortable with how they have treated me regarding some requests and just don't feel at ease. If you know a firm hiring in FS or MC space in general, please help me. Thank you.
What salary (fixed and variable) can I expect at Amazon, Bangalore location for SDE 2 having 9 years of experience. Cleared interview for Big Data Engineer. HR round is pending. CCTC 18 LPA
Do you guys have any tricks to assess professional maturity in interviews? I am always surprised by the difference between interview performance and what candidates deliver when the show really starts
So if you get laid off what do you tell prospective employers when interviewing? Do you pretend you weren't laid off?
3 years ago, I interviewed someone who didn’t get the job. They emailed me weeks after, and asked, “I don’t care if I don’t get the job, I just want to be friends.” I never responded. Still feel bad
Was reached out to by a Vynamic recruiter Really want to get into healthcare-specific consulting, but would love to move into this space along with a bump. Currently make $120k base ~10k bonus per year with 4.5 YOE. Anyone know of Vynamic’s average comp at the Manager level & if I can expect an increase?
San Lorenzo Adult school registration is open for ESL and High School Diploma classes. All classes are online through Zoom. Registration ends Friday, February 12 @ 5:00pm. Register at. https://adu.slzusd.org/
End goal in PE career? Let’s say you make it to MD at UMM shop. How is comp compared to let’s say F500 C-suite? I’d imagine both to be 10 - 30M, but a cushier rise in F500. Am I wrong? Just trying to figure out this giant rush by so many colleagues to the buy-side
Are interviews with a hiring manager generally the final round? Have the hiring manager interview soon but it’ll only be the second time speaking to someone at the company. It is a very small ~5 person group though.
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?
Does anyone know of recruiting firms with a focus on Anti-money laundering? I’m foreign educated and newly admitted NY attorney with CAMS certification but living in Miami lol. I’m here, because my husband practices in SoFlo. Any recommendations? I don’t have any experience but have CAMS.
How much could you make at big 4 after working there for 5 years/ what position would you be holding? For audit and risk
What's your breakfast, lunch, dinner, cell phone expense policies? I'll start 15, 0, 50, 60
I’m looking for a new role in NYC. I have a feeling more layoffs are imminent at my current agency. Ideally, the role would be client facing, incorporate content creation, pay at least $90K and be located within an office known for its company culture. Reply if you have any leads. Thanks!
Has anyone interviewed for the Apple GSM role past the hiring manager round? If yes, would love to discuss about the interview process, the questions, and prep.
Has anyone ever interviewed at iProspect? Did you work with the recruiter, Alexander? What does the timeline typically look like?
Stuck at the office today, and my partner can't sit still and focus on our project. It's driving me insane, and he keeps wanting to bail, prolonging our work. How do I tell him to chill and work?
Advice? Ever done all the prep work for a new role on the project and got things ramped up with client only to be told to have everything transfer over to someone more senior to take the position?
My lovely wife got me a bottle of Talisker 18 for my first Father’s Day. I’ve always loved the 10 year, but first impressions of the 18 are superb.
Hello friends, Anyone knows about the Arista network pune? Would like to understand about work culture , tech stack and stability. Kindly help me .. your response your would be appreciable
Feds to immigration courts: remove coronavirus info posters | Miami Herald https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/immigration/article241046076.html
Met with my boss today and was told “well you’re way better at your job than we expected...so keep doing that and just that. We might be able to have some more interesting work for you to do in 2-3 years”. Meanwhile...I am BORED TO TEARS!!!!!! And it’s tempting to quit, but I make more money than both of my parents combined EVER have, we had zero layoffs during COVID, and I really do love the people. At the end of the day...I guess I’m just hear to vent and to see if I’m the ONLY one.
This article is a good read in terms of how to handle the COVID-19 crisis: https://blog.shrm.org/blog/promoting-workplace-mental-health-in-the-age-of-covid-19
How much is a reasonable combined salary for a couple before moving to NYC? Don't want any roommates and rent budget is 4000 max. We are currently around 180k combined. Thinking of moving to a highrise in either Hudson Yards or FIDI.
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.