Just got staffed under my first incompetent, asshole male senior manager who is talking to me like I’m a 1st year associate. I’m 30 and have a top tier MBA.
Being headhunted for a few portfolio ops / research roles at growth equity firms. Thoughts on prestige for MBA admissions? Is it worth it to move or stay in consulting (kearney / s& tier)
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
Anyone advice on whether MBA is worth it for me? Previously consultant at T2 firm. Currently make $125k base (~$140 TC) in strategy at CPG. Interested in working in food tech. 25, female, 3 yoe, went to top 20 undergrad (non-ivy). Would be targeting M7 or similar. A little discouraged by average comp I’ve seen for post mba CPG roles even from HBS, etc.
What can I do in the next 4 months to boost my chances? Shooting for HSW and MIT, and want to do Tech/VC/Entrepreneurship after MBA. Background: Asian female, 3 YOE at big 4 consulting by round 1 deadline this year, 4 YOE by enrollment time Stats: GMAT 740, GPA 3.9 from big 10 public school Rec: those who know me well went to T20-25, those who went to M7 don't necessarily know me well EC: strong undergrad club leadership, none outside of firm initiatives since I started consulting
OTS is growing rapidly and leadership has asked us SMs to assist with recruiting. One of our needs is for cybersecurity and data privacy consultants interested in M&A e.g. CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CIPM, etc
Hello! I have a two part question: 1) is it worth it to obtain an SHRM specialty credential if I don’t have the broader SHRM certification? 2) has anyone gotten the People Analytics or Talent Acquistion credential? If so, how valuable was it from a learning perspective? Do you feel it significantly contributed to your knowledge in either area? Thank you!
Do MBA start classes usually become friends? When I started at D out of undergrad it seemed like a large number of us in the office became friends and hung outside work. Is this similar to office start classes out of MBA?
23 and looking to apply to MBA in ~3 years. What do I need to do to better my chances for an M7? Context: Mid-level undergrad with 3.79 GPA, top of class performer at IBM, have Negotiation Mastery and Disruptive Strategy certifications from HBS, not sure what to work on next.
I have a doctors note for diagnosis with depression and anxiety. Can I get extra time on my CPA exam?
Best certification program for blockchain ?
If you were to randomly take any CPA exam tomorrow with no prep. Do you as an experienced accountant think you will pass?
First year looking to take the CISA after busy season. Any advice from those who have done so?
Am considering applying to an EMBA program at Columbia, NYU, or Wharton. Just promoted to Manager and have two young kids. What is the benefit of the MBA? Is it worth the $200k investment?
Mba hires, are you jealous of your ug hire coworkers? I mean they’re doing it younger and have the flexibility to not pay for the mba
Folks, posting for a friend: Finance professional, took a break to set up a start up. Did it for 5 years. Did modestly well and sold it before returning to do an MBA. Contd:
Where can you take free mba practice tests?
Thoughts on an MBA during recession? Toying with idea of attending grad school to wait out this recession. Stupid or smart? Would take out loans. Any advice from those who got their MBA in 07/08?
For those that have worked in TAS or Financial due diligence, what have exit opportunities been like for you or others that left the service line?
Can anyone suggest any solid SAG signatory production partners? Looking for a 3rd party since we’re non union.
For those who did get promoted, esp. from Senior to Manager, how did you feel about your chances throughout the promotion year? Any signs at all or you are just in the dark until they tell you?
My mom tried to offer me fresh veggies to bring home, my dad chimes in "why give her the good stuff, they just go bad since she's never home" points to my father for realizing this after years!
Anyone here ever worked with a vocal coach? I need recommendations for a lesson or two before auditioning for a pseudo professional chorus group...
Junior associate in a big firm, slowly transitioning to a mid level role. In these slow times, wondering about client development. I know no one is expecting to bring in clients during this pandemic, but any general advice for how young associates can get an impressive and effective head start on business development that could actually lead to new clients? What do firms and clients actually care about (networking in and out of your firm, certifications, speaking engagements, etc)?
What's a realistic path from agency (media or creative) to a product marketing role client side?
Anyone get reverse jet lag? I've been flying Mon-Thursday coast to coast for the past 3 years.. that when I get the random WFH week, my sleep schedule is totally screwed up more than normal.
I am in state and local government practice. I’ve been considering MPA and wondering if the curriculum would help me gain a better insight on client’s business. Would you recommend it?
If you move from a position in say Assurance or Tax to a position in IFS, do you keep your base salary or will they lower it to align with the position?
Mass Gen has an incredible site called Fast Literature. Super helpful summaries of major big changes in COVID science https://www.massgeneral.org/news/coronavirus/treatment-guidance/fast-literature-updates
Who's NOT hiring 😣?
Damn ATL back at it again with the sexy weather
Peeps working in London, is £43K a livable salary there? Thinking of a potential transfer from the US but looks like the starting salary I’ll get is £43K, which is a pay cut from the US market.
I have some extra utilization. Does it automatically roll over to the next performance year or do I have to let someone in Talent know?
At my client site 5days a week (gps) , and home office has little to no consulting presence. Rolling off around August and looking for a supply chain related project (commercial). Advice!
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