How do you guys prepare for presentation interviews? Do you practice with someone? My voice always ends up shaking at the beginning of a big presentation even if I’m going in confident and know my stuff, any tips for how to avoid/relieve shaky voice?
I am currently on maternity leave and interviewing with different companies. Does Any HR professional or anyone know if i can start a job while on mat leave? In a sense double dip? Is it illegal? And yes, i’d be leaving the current job once mat leave is up. Thanks!
Received an email December 20th stating that my final round interview should be scheduled by today (the 6th), haven’t heard anything yet. How long should I give it before I follow up?
I have a good girlfriend who is 7 mos pregnant. Her current gig just cut her salary due to Covid, but offers 3 mos paid maternity leave. She has an upcoming zoom interview with a company with whom she think she’d be a good fit. She’s wondering if she should disclose her pregnancy at a call back interview or after an offer is made. Thanks for any insight you all have!
Is anyone interested in practicing McKinsey style interviews? Have a final round coming up.
I’m trying very hard to break into tech within marketing sector. Can anyone help and direct me to the right next steps? I started finishing up couple books about product, and applying to jobs for a year now
What’s the company culture like at Coca-Cola? Do you see many people get laid off ? I’m thinking of applying for a software engineer position.
I'm looking to pivot from consulting into tech. I've gotten lots of interesting from tech companies on the ops side but am much more interested in product management. Any advice on books or courses to help make the transition? I'm struggling to land PM interviews at companies that aren't tiny startups :(
Hey Mates I'm working in pretty good fintech firm. I'm in my 30s with 2 kids and they are calling everyone to office by January I want remote job and would never want to live in any city again. Wondering which route to opt? 1. Start investing in open source and build a profile, find freelance jobs on upwork/Fiverr Or 2. Start giving interviews in remote jobs. FYI I'm terrible at interviews and spoken communications. Please provide your inputs. I want to work remote with good pay.
Are there any Salesforce opportunities at Microsoft? None of the job openings actually mention Sf skills as primary requirement. Currently sf consultant at Deloitte. Considering applying to program manager 2. Anyone here made this transition?
I just got done doing a prerecorded interview. Does anyone else watch there video and feel insecure about how they look and sound on video?
Has anyone gotten an experience letter from the firm? I am in the process of applying for Canadian PR, was wondering if there is some template or I should it come from my manager in writing?
Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?￼
Advice needed! I was laid off in Jan and since then I’ve been building my own practice (which I started last year and was doing on the side). Since Covid happened, work has been a lot slower so I started applying for jobs. I got two job offers in these past couple weeks, but the problem is that neither is in the area I want to practice, though the experience from one of them would be probably useful in the future. Ultimately I want to have my own practice, but my dilemma is that as a 3rd (cont.)
For folks exiting to FAANG / Product at start ups or really any hot company. How do you go about networking to get the interview? Do you apply then cold email someone you may have an “in”with, or are you picking say 10 companies and then having warm contacts there that you’ll ping when you see a job. I’ve been passively looking for jobs but zero luck, I only want to leave for the right fit. Big 4 here so feel my brand won’t auto get me an interview like mbb/t2
What’s the usual compensation for an Associate at BCG? Currently work at a Big 4 (1.5 years of experience) and am in the interview process
Best place to practice interview questions for tech? Both case and behavioral questions..
I am sooo tired of this!! Am I the only one who senses that the accounting and finance profession is amongst the most disrespected in the world. I’m in the middle of studying for my CPA and honestly feel I should quit and go back to school for something random. I legit feel I am very disrespected amongst my peers and a majority of them are not half as successful monetarily as me. Is this just me or do others feel this as well?
Are folks getting RFE on H1 transfer to Big4? My question is specifically because initially your office location is the only one mentioned coz you don’t know what client you will be assigned?
How strict is Accenture with number of years of experience when determining fit for a role? Anyone a digital finance consultant I could speak with?
Thoughts on GE Healthcare? GE Healthcare appears to be expanding rapidly and recruiting aggressively. Their impending IPO looks to paint a promising future.
Have you guys heard of COTA life sciences ? They use proprietary abstraction technology & oncology expertise to curate data to generate insights . Any valuable information you can provide about company , experience, culture is appreciated .
I'm considering switching from Public Accounting (tax) to industry as a Financial Analyst - is this feasible? A lot of job postings for Financial Analyst positions ask for knowledge of ERP system, SQL and even coding which I know nothing about. Is it that something that can be learn on the job or should I invest in taking some courses before applying for jobs? How different are these two career paths?
Deloitte Moms, I remember seeing in some other bowl that Deloitte gives 200 dollars gift card or vantage points for new moms. I am having trouble finding the information in DeloitteNet or TOD. Are we still getting it or was it a past promotion kind of thing? Appreciate any guidance on this.
What is it like being a partner ? What kind of life do you guys have ? Skill sets that can bring you to the top and things which can break your career ? I am currently a senior and wonder is it worth the grind ? At BIG 3 people become partners in like 10 years or so but big 4 it’s more like 15-17. Would it be worth hustling for it grinding 13 hours days consistently for years to become a partner at like 40-42? PwC Deloitte EY Boston Consulting Group McKinsey & Company
Anybody at EYP or Bain willing to chat? Not looking for a referral just have some questions. TYA! Bain, EYP
Damn really can’t afford to slack off today. But having a hard time focusing. Any suggestions ?
Friendly late 20s woman fish here who hasn’t been feeling good enough to be in consulting or run a business. I don’t know what’s going on but even with all of my accomplishments I feel worthless. I’m in therapy so I’m sure there’s a rainbow somewhere but I’m wondering if anyone else has felt like this and what you’ve done to get past it? I’ve thought of reading more books on my craft and doing affirmations but I’m like internally smh at everything.
Hello fishes, can you suggest some good certification courses in product management? I have been a startup founder and have lots of practical experience in product management. Looking for a certification to back it up.
Does EY offer joining bonus for exp hires when extending an offer? Or should I be negotiating for that?
Any tips for a first-timer? I'm just starting and plan on hitting up the grocery store at the client site. Any must-have grocery items you recommend?
Were you ever asked to burn your PTO and work just because your chargeability was not priced to win the work??? Happy Holidays yeh..!!
I have 5 YOE and my current pkg is 6 approximately. I am preparing for interviews what number can I ask for as per the market trends? Would my current underpaid package affect this? Skillset- ETL BI tools(Oracle and SAP)
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