Been doing IT strategy consulting for about 6 years now, coming from an engineering background & want to shape up on economics and finance. Any books/websites/... you 🐠 can recommend?
Can someone help with the base salary range for a 6+ years experienced finance professional with FRM and CFA certifications in Big 6 firms in Advisory practice? Also, what should be the expectations for joining bonus during the current times?
Have offer at interesting late stage startup, 135k base 15k bonus and approx 20-25k in stock grants annually. Feels a bit on the low side but it's a decent raise in any case (7 years consulting xp plus MBA). Worth negotiating for 5-10k more in base?
Folks that have moved from Management Consulting at a Big 4 to PE Performance Improvement at Alix, AM, etc. what do you find the biggest differences to be? What makes your new role more desirable?
Regarding the politicalization of COVID, this opinion was shares somewhere else and felt compelling enough to discuss…..The right wing political parties are using anti-vax, Covid denialism as an isolating issue to radicalize their base. This does not get them more votes, because these were already their supporters, but it does make them far more entrenched in their views because of the social sunk-cost of alienating them from everyone else. The absurdity and high social and real cost of (Cont.)
Promotion year and not promoted due to COVID-19 VS. getting laid off: which one is worse?
For former PwC ers. Can someone provide the email/process to getting my 401k transferred. Is it on the alumni portal?
Stupid question, want to get into political risk consultant, is that a thing outside of PwC in the big 4? If so what qualifications do you need and what's more utilized, risk analysis or poli sci?
Am I being underpaid? Just turned into a S1, getting paid 80K at a big 4 in a HCOL but not NY or SF
I was rejected at Netflix right after passing the recruiter screening. The reason given is that they're looking for someone who has worked on longer-term projects. I worked on my last project for 2 years and have a 6 year project on my resume as well. I guess they don't like that I've been an independent consultant for the last four years and was on 4 projects during that time. Has anyone else encountered this kind of bias against independents working on shorter-term projects?
I’m thinking about buying a new office chair with the $600 from Trump. The Herman Miller Aeron seems to get brought up often here. What about the Steelcase Gesture? Wirecutter ranks the Gesture better than the Aeron. Also, do you buy without ever sitting on? I’ve always gone to Office Max and tried chairs out before buying. Thanks!
I have a question for HR/People Department leaders: For companies that are 1,000+ employees, what is your ideal HR/People Department structure? How many direct reports, and sub departments/teams does the CPO have, and what are roles are you hiring for (Traditional HR roles or more fluid/hybrid People Ops roles)?
I know this will vary from firm to firm, but what is the likely consequence of regularly billing a decent amount, but less than the bonus requirement? Let's say you're at a firm with a 2000 bonus requirement; will you be able to stick around for a while billing in the 1700-1800 range or will you get pushed out quickly?
East coast senior manager here - Is it okay to text my staff consultants at 11pm PST since I cant remember to read my emails? Also, when I lie to the client, is it okay to then blame my team, or would that get me in trouble?
Was reading an info article I received about "Reading Progress." I am copying the lead sentence from Monica Burn's June 21, 2021 article for you, but I really want to know if anyone is using this app. "Reading Progress is a new, free app built right into Microsoft Teams." It looks good to me on the surface for ALL teachers and is time efficient! Any thoughts?
Considering consulting post-MBA and targeting MBB/Deloitte. What are pros/cons of being a post-MBA consultant at one of these firms?
Im in strategy at Accenture. Is there any chance they'll let me get staffed on a non-strategy project?
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