I know it’s subjective. But how many interview attempts on an average fishes here took to crack offers with MBB? Does re-applying have any advantages?
Been in MBB for about six month, I can’t seem to get use to the 65-70 hr work weeks 😣 even an easy day leaves me exhausted. Anyone else feel this way?
MBB folks on H1-B who recently switched to FAANG - did you run into any issues with visa transfer? My transfer has been filed and I’m a bit nervous about USCIS’ perception of consultants and the current sentiment around H1-B visas.
Are you at a disadvantage recruiting for PE as a second or third year MBB out of undergrad as opposed to first year? Or do PE firms value the diligence experience more?
What would you all say are the best consulting firms to work at in the federal government space? I’m not sure how many “prestigious” firms (like MBB) have a significant federal practice at all.
Is it realistic to aim for a move to MBB after 1-2 years of experience at a Tier 2 firm (OW/ATK/RB/S&) in the region? How difficult is it to move from Tier 2 to MBB?
Is case interviewing for boutique strategy firms different from MBB etc, based on your experience?
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
On getting into FAANG. For those who made the switch, what are the typical roles from, say, MBB? How did you go about it? What's needed on the resume if I'm planning 12 months out? Lvl and pay?
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Dear MBB fishes, requesting your immediate guidance on data engineering practice. I currently have to pick one between FAANG vs MBB. Same base but 25K RSU difference. Please help me with your insights! Moving from industry in Midwest region.
At MBB and feeling like a huge loser. On my project and every time I feel like I’m ahead, I’m actually not. Drilled constantly w/o much top cover but then told I’m being too detailed. Any advice?
Why does everyone put Tech / FAANG on such a pedestal, claiming it’s better than MBB. Sure, the comp and WLB may be better, but you won’t be doing as meaningful and impactful work e.g. Govt Covid response, Gates foundation projects, industry defining projects in the space of a few months etc
In one of the big public sector consulting firms (Deloitte, Accenture, Booz). If I were to get into MBB, at how many YOE can I expect to be onboarded with a post-MBA level salary (150ish)? Is it...
I’m a new MBB partner. I was heads down focused on this goal for the last few years. Now that I’m here, I’d appreciate any advice for how I should think about my early partner years. How do I figure out what my next goal should be? How should I work / prioritize differently? I would especially love to hear stories of how other partners approached their first few years. Thanks in advance!
For MBB interns who finish their summer internships and receive return offers, can they directly transition to FT? Or do they need to wait for some period of time
How does LEK’s healthcare practice compare to that of each MBB firm? All views welcome, zealots and balanced opinions. I work for the healthcare team and am considering defecting. Just wondering if the grass really is greener.
Any software engineers interested transitioning to working in industry. Please reach out. The role is completely remote only going into office one day a month. Description below
I have benefitted so much from WFH. I’ve had more time to cook, exercise, and get more sleep. The dread of returning to the office is getting to me and I hope we don’t have to return to the office again soon.
EY what salary should I target coming in as a M in TSD- Banking and Capital Markets. 5 YOE in consulting coming from Deloitte. Any insight would be helpful.
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
Was given a referral at Google - how long does it typically take to be reached out to (if at all)? Thanks!
Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?￼
Desi Consultants!! - who all are thinking of hiring Sima Taparia (after watching Indian matchmaking on Netflix) for finding your future significant other?
Going to be a first time mom very soon and looking to pick a breast pump. Insurance said these are the ones covered. Anyone have advice on best one to get? Spectra s2, s9+ Motify Luna, duo with May lily pump Lansioh signature pro, smart pump 2.0 Evenflow advanced Ameda May Joy
I am seeing a lot of people in my network leaving Deloitte recently… a lot in SM / PPMD cohort. Looks like ACN and PWC are really on huge hiring spree….
Looking for freelance Mid/Sr AD. My GCD asking me to throw a few books on their desk by Tues. Gig will be 2-3 months, remote. PM a book if you’re interested.
Are sick days a thing anymore, or is it just working from home to not fall behind when you can't physically go to work? Asking from my bed.
Is advertising a den of thieves where we just steal concepts from creatives? I saw David do something similar with their Coke print ad. Man, I don't know what's up with the advertising industry anymore
Which firms offer Day 1 Green Card Process? I know there is FAANG, Microsoft, Twitter... any others? Thanks!
EY GDS is hiring for Internal Audit function of its Business Consulting Team across all levels. REQs: Experience in Internal Audit, Finance, Operations, International Financial Control Internal Audit, Process Compliance and SoX 404 Reviews. Experience: Staff (1-3 yrs), Senior-1/2 (2-5 yrs), Senior 3/4 (4-7 yrs), Manager (7+ yrs) Background: CA/MBA/BCom Send me a DM if you are eligible and would like a referral.
Previously burnout but now recovered from wfh. Unsure if I should still quit since most of my friends are gone Background: -homegrown senior and have received early promotion (Cont.)
That look you give to someone in the bathroom looking to use your floor's stall and you know he's not from your floor, during AM prime time - after coffee...😠
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