Would anyone be interested in practice interviewing next weekend? I have less than 3 years of experience so preferable someone in a similar situation?
I had an interview for an senior mgmt role at a bank and the interview was going very well. Beginning of the interview, she mentioned my resume was very impressive. She also said I was extremely intelligent and that I had a bright future; however they’re interviewing people with over 26 years of experience and would want someone more seasoned. I’m feeling super discouraged. Why bother with my resume at all?
Currently in the lateral interview process and have had a few interviews a week. Does anyone else feel drained by this process? The time spent preparing for and attending interviews feels like a second job.
Stanford making my heart jump today 😅 don’t they know this is not the time to say “you’re invited!” unless it’s an interview
Is it weird to wear a pinstripe suit to an interview? I gained a little weight and it’s the only suit that really fits me comfortably at the moment.
Am interviewing at small to midsize accounting firms. I have passed my first trimester and am receiving positive responses from my interviewers. At what stage, if any, do I inform potential employers of my pregnancy?
How likely is it to get an interview from a M7? And after getting an interview, how many get accepted?
Will d usi hold internal technical interviews for (Solution Advisor - cyber infra) project allocation ? I'm a lateral hire and yet to be assigned with a project. Kindly enlighten me. Also how many days can one be on the bench usually?
Anyone else try to adopt a rescue dog and have to go through a vetting process worthy of a CIA interview?
How do you all focus while interviewing, especially when you’re coming up to a final round interview (it’s today). I have not been able to complete anything today.
Going to be interviewing with BCG next week and I graduated from a city school (NYC). Would that put me at a disadvantage against a candidate go graduated from a target school? Ie Harvard, Yale, etc
Didn’t do well in my interview today. It’s definitely one of the hardest interviews I’ve had but i am just disappointed at myself. I don’t know if I have a way out of public. 😭
May be this is off the topic.. One of my friend who is a doctor & is an international med graduate. He passed his United States Medical Licensing Exams with above average scores. He has applied fr the match last yr & was nt able to match. Match process costs around USD10k; this year he is applying again after borrowing funds frm different sources bt he is under tremendous pressure to get match. I feel his pain as he has studied for 10+ yrs and is struggling to match nw. I m nt sure hw I can help
Anyone interviewed for/work for the EY GPS practice in McLean recently? What are your thoughts on the practice/ work life balance etc? Asking for a friend who has an interview coming up.
11 applications —> 7 moved to interviews —> 4 went to final rounds —> 3 offers. 6-8 weeks from start to finish. Peace out, Strategy Consulting - it’s been real. Consider a career coach if you’re serious about moving on - drastically improved my conversion rate.
Most popular interview question: why are you leaving public accounting/your current job? What is the right answer?
I interviewed for a new job, and my current principal lied about me to keep me. I know this because a friend was on the interview committee and told me about the reference call. What can I do? Can the Union help?
Hello... I have cleared three rounds of interview and my recruiter said I am still in contention for the Job position at Deloitte. However, I don’t see things going progress since 2 months. My last round of interview was on 10th April. But since then the only email which got was that I am in contention but no updates. I’m not sure what exactly the process would be! I don’t know when will they even do my background check... I don’t want to miss an opportunity with Deloitte.
Leave for another consulting firm even tho I’m up for promotion in a few months at my current firm? Pros of leaving are better work life balance, not stuck in one industry, minimal travel. Cons are comp - I’d be making slightly less base than what I would after promo (tho higher then right now) and significantly less bonus
Hi, I'm undergoing a contested divorce for less than one year of marriage. Counselling didn't help. My spouse is seeking alimony though she is working in a good IT job in India and her father has crores of properties. Indian lawyers are seeking my net assets, tc etc. 1. Can working spouse expect maintenance as per indian law when she is wealthy 2. Do we need to include pf, 401k , ira into these? Since I'm working in US and she is working in India , do they consider PPP while granting alimony?
Question for EY moms - my husband and I are thinking about starting a family soon, so I was looking up the parental leave policy to see what my options are. I know some firms have clawback clauses that require you to come back to work for a specific period of time or else you have to pay back the salary you received while on leave, but I couldn’t find anything similar in the EY policy. Does this mean EY doesn’t have a clawback clause for parental leave, or is it just hidden away somewhere? TIA!
Just started looking for another job after being with my commercial for 6 years. I’m encountering more and more recruiters pushing the salary expectations question at the recruiter interview. Basically won’t move forward in the process if you don’t give a number or the right number (usually low). Anyone else experiencing this?
Any podcasts or books that actually have valuable substance for folks in management consulting?
Deloitte is giving mid-year hikes. Is this also happening at other consulting firms, big 4? EY PWC KPMG Accenture
Anyone (high performer throughout their career) laid off for non-performance related reasons, have you seen a severe dent on your morale and mental health after the layoff? How are you coping with it?
A friend at UBS just got a raise. Is it normal to get mid year raise like this at UBS? It came as a total surprise to this friend.
Anyone from ACN Strat’s T&O group willing to provide any insights into WLB, type of projects, culture, and quality of leadership? Had a recruiter reach out about a role.
Any tips for a new manager onboarding a new employee? (1:1 cadences, feedback frequency, types of notes to take throughout year, balancing workload, etc.) Any good books to pick up?
How many of you put out your resumes just to see what’s out there? Any findings from skill set to pay? I put myself out there recently and it was enlightening from salary to skill sets needed
Making 90K in Texas, it’s my first job out of college so I’m not sure of best retirement plan: should I max Roth 401k or Traditional 401K?
Anyone used/using European Formula for their baby? People told me European baby formulas are much better than US. Research giving me Holle and HiPP brands. Please let me know your opinions.
I’m planning to buy the study materials for the SHRM-CP certificate through Amazon. What are the best ones to obtain?
WHY DON'T CONSULTANTS GET HUNGRY??? Almost every project I've been on, nobody cares about eating on time other than me. They just keep working. Continued...
Trying to chart my next move and not sure what direction to go. All I know is I’m tired of being always “on” in a client-facing environment. Any podcasts, books, etc I can read for insight into more internal roles like biz ops, corporate dev/strategy, other?? 4 YOE total all in consulting. Currently a SC. Clients/work have been commercial healthcare implementation & public health strategy, risk, process imp etc.
“How Brands Grow” is a book everyone should read, but I also see Byron Sharp posting climate change denial bullshit on Twitter every day and folks I am torn. I guess no one’s right about everything.
What’s the average salary of entry level consultant for MBB and retail banks in Netherlands?
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