SM’s - how easy or hard was it to exit into industry at Sr director or VP roles. Did you see a big jump in your Salary + Perks?
How do salary increases work at Big 4 if you come in an experienced hire? For example if I switch firms as an SA at 130k salary, what can I expect as an increase the next year since I’m not on the normal comp structure?
At what point do you talk salary with a recruiter? Want to get it out of the way because if expectations aren’t in line no point in continuing discussions, but don’t want to bring it up too soon?
Looking to get a few certifications, I have worked in both IT and HR consulting and am trying to decide between ITIL, SHRM, and PMP. Any thoughts on which would be best for future, quickest to get, hardest test? I get the cert paid for and a bonus upon completion, so trying to decide which one to pursue or the order if I want multiple.
Has anyone received equity as contingency comp? I have a potential client with a founders dispute. He doesn’t have cash, and the other founder ripped him off and is now running the company. He wants to sue for equity and wants to pay me with whatever equity he wins. I’ve never done a deal like that. Is that even enforceable? CA law. The startup is actually quite promising.
Expecting an offer for a director/head of Int’l expansion role at a series C startup in Logistics software in NYC. What can I expect in terms of comp? YOE: 4.5 including 3.5 at MBB (left as an EM) Current TC about $230K
How open is LinkedIn to negotiating comp , what are they most likely to budge on ? Any word on their WFH policy?
If you moved to NYC in your 20s, did you follow the 30% of salary as max for rent? How much did you end up paying for your space? I’m thinking of moving there next year.
Fish, need advice. I received an offer $5k less than the lowest number in the salary range I provided the recruiter. Isn’t the rule of thumb to not move for less than a 30% salary increase?
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Age 35, $160K base salary, Big 4. Would like to get to $200K base by year-end. Any and all advice/guidance is much appreciated 🥸
What is expected compensation for a 3rd year Director in New York in Accounting Advisory across Big 4?
Got a verbal offer for a job that I want. The offer is pretty good too, more in line with the work I want to do, 40% raise in base salary, and other benefits are roughly the same. Waiting on the official offer, to come on Monday. The problem is, Stockholm syndrome is real, I keep feeling bad for leaving my team as busy season is kicking off. What are ways to deal with this “guilt”?
NYC Fish - name your position and salary?
In my early thirties, still an Engagement Manager only making $355k basic, plus benefits and guarenteed minimum bonus of $100k. What did I do wrong? #Satire #DoesAnyoneElseFeelThisTypeOfDiscussionHappensWayToMuchHere? #WhyDoSoManyPeepsNeedValidation? Not trying to put people down, but seems there are far too many people on the hamster wheel just churning and in need of validation. Any thoughts? Am I off base?
Black (Stone vs Rock), which one has better exit ops for technical manager role. What’s the bonus potential?
Process assurance senior manager (now DAT)- what kind of career pivots could I make with a part time mba from NYU stern for a better salary outlook?
Question for the more seasoned consultants, these layoffs and overall downturn in our industry, is it an annual cycle? Or is this abnormally bad
Did any US citizens move successfully to Europe? I have a medical thing, as a freelancer I can’t afford healthcare here, and I’m afraid I will become broke and homeless living in NYC. I want a better quality of life, and to just live while I still have time...
Any tips for negotiating your severance for a non-partner role? Many good years at the firm—it’s just not working out of late and both me and my firm are looking to part ways.
Got a phone call at 7am asking to see if there was something left in my room for another guest member. Is it bad to ask for points for waking me up?
Has anyone in the US on H1B/L1 moved and not reported the new address to USCIS? How big of a deal is this? Should I be very concerned?
I have been searching for job from quite a long time and all I have seeing HR/Panels asking for 1. Number of implementation projects done. 2. Work experience on S4 Hana. And if I don't have atleast any one of these, I will not be considered. Is it really that important ? Being joined as a fresher - Is it really something that I can decide whether to be in support or implementation project ? Is upgrading of ECC to S4 Hana in my hands ? And the difference is really that vast ?
As a Senior, what level of staffing issues do you think is the line between being a baby or there may be a staffing shortage
Has anyone at Ropes and Gray missed a time entry deadline and get their bonus reduced because of it? I've definately missed some time entry deadlines this year, and I'm concerned that they'll reduce my bonus. I've missed it in other years and mg bonus was not reduced.
I think the stock market is going to crash any day. Should I have my 401k and index funds moved from high risk to low risk allocations or should I just ride the crash and not time the market?
I’m about to start a new role as a brand strategist. What are some goals I should set for myself in my new role to be the best brand strategist I can be?
Anyone in big 4 considering making a switch at this point? I want to quit my job every day but the uncertainty due to covid keeps me from doing it.
I work at a faang but I realized I’m really sick of tech after being in it for the past few years. I want to to go to a business school to chill for 2 years and think about what I want to do. I haven’t taken the gmat yet. Did I miss my shoot at applying this year? What if I prep for 2 months for gmat and apply for R2 - is that a bad idea?
Anyone go through intense anxiety (shaking legs, sweaty palms)? I’ve been facing that for two years and feel intense pressure of smallest of tasks and lack of self worth about not getting a promotion
There is an echo when I speak on calls due to my home office being relatively empty. I added a carpet but hasn’t made as big an impact as I would like. Any tips
Has anyone tried having a flipped classroom? I read that it reduces the amount of homework/work students have to do outside of class.
I have been offered a 25 percent hike at a big 4 but have another offer with 40 percent hike in a Boutiqe firm. I asked the HR of the big 4 if she could adjust since I have a 40 percent hike letter. She said she’ll check. She hasn’t gotten back to me yet. Should I contact her? Currently working at one of the Big 4.
For an RPA Developer job (UiPath) I must minimum have associate and UiARD? I’m currently at b4 and want to go to Accenture or big tech Any advice on certs/experiences is helpful.
What tech you would recommend for WFH. For me it is a second 4k monitor, extra wireless keyboard and a Busy light so that I dont get bothered when on calls/mettings (Embrava Blynclight)
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