In big 4 consulting firms (MC), what firms are used in benchmarking? Just saw that Goldman is increasing bases for entry hires ~30%, does this signal an upcoming bump?
Hello folks, I am a Senior Consultant at a big 4. Wanted to ask about Microsoft Azure consulting? What is the type of work, work life balance, compensation etc. Has anyone from you made a switch from big4 to Microsoft consulting who can help me understand the pros and cons. Thanks in Advance.
What accounting/industry firms (Big 4 and otherwise) offer seasonal positions for experienced professionals? At PwC we have the "flexible talent network" for people to work 3-6 months a year.
I work for one of the big 4 consulting firms in technology. Has anyone heard of ALKU consulting? Got a call from them for job opening. Wanted to get some information before moving forward.
As a consultant at one of the Big 4 firms, have you ever been required to work on an audit engagement when they are short staffed?
7 years of Consulting experience in Financial Services and currently a manager with a Big 4 . Experience includes Feasibility Assessments, CBAs, Program Management, SDLC (All phases),
Is it worth to switch to a big 4?
Applying to Wharton, CBS, NYU, MIT Round 1, wondering what else I should add based on my stats: 750 (48Q, 44V, 5IR - is this a flag?) 3.7 GPA in accounting T50 4 YOE at matriculation at Big 4 Audit with good innovation/leadership highlights. Founded club and other ECs from college, recent advisory board positions but don’t have much to list from them yet. Target is consulting.
When trying to jump from one firm to another (i.e. within Big 4) and they ask, 'why us and not similar firms X or Y?' how do you respond? They're all the fucking same shit!
Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.
What are your thoughts on jumping to another firm after only 4 months with my current firm? Going from mid tier to big 4 and was offered a 25k pay bump.
Been in this game for years and I'm still not clear, is Big 4 Advisory/Consulting considered Tier 3? Is this because we don't generally do strategy-related work?
How hard is it to transfer from a non-Big 4 national firm to a role in M&A tax at a Big 4?
IT Audit/Risk Assurance Associate here. Is it realistic to find a job that allows me to work remotely full time after doing my time working for Big 4?
What are the most common myths about going to industry that big 4 perpetuates and are they true?
I've just been offered a job at a big 4. I've been sent an email for background verification with a link to internal job portal. I've been asked to fill out a form that includes past employers. TBC
Planing on moving to NYC in the next 3 years with my husband. Been looking at potential jobs that I may be interested in for when the time comes and a lot of the ones I’m interested in says “big four experience preferred.” I work for a regional PA firm and wanted to see what everyone’s thoughts are. If I stay at my current job, I’ll be manager by the time I leave for NYC or should I make the jump to B4 soon? Does “B4 preferred” outweigh my chances even if I’m a manager when comes down to it?
Need some advice on career path change from a QA Lead to Scrum Master/Program Manager. Currently working for a Big 4 firm leading multiple teams for my project. I’ve been doing QA job for a while now and feel like I need to advance my career to the next level outside of QA world. I could think of Non Technical Scrum Master/Program Manager roles. Current Base Salary - $135K What can I expect in the job market for me? Appreciate your time and advise.
3.8 in social sciences from a “public ivy” university + 5 YOE at big 4, what GMAT could I get away with for a full ride at McCombs, Darden? What about just admission?
Finally put in my notice bc I reached my limit with the currents stress of our industry (long hours, no boundaries, no breaks during the day, lack of eating due to stress and schedule, toxic leads, toxic clients, etc). Every Sunday I’d be up til 4am bc I could sleep and felt sick to my stomach. For some reason I’m still feeling that even tho I know I’m leaving. Tips on how to relax and get through work til my last day?
M3A - 2-rated, only $3k base increase and $12k bonus (last yr $12k base increase, $8k bonus). Told the next step to get a large base increase is promotion. Is this bullshit to keep me hanging on?
Laid off. Applying to jobs. Besides networking, what are the top job search platforms/websites? There’s LinkedIn, indeed, monster and Glassdoor. Anything else I’m missing or which is the “best”?
Link below ⬇️ your favorite standing desk (with big surface area to fit 2 laptops and 2 monitors + space for my 40oz hydrkflask and a notebook)
I'm such a baby. I say I hate hate PA. Then I chicken out if recruiters call me. I must secretly love this shit. I think I have issues...
I’m back to having no billable work again. My department almost completely dried up when covid started, so I’ve been relying on work from other busy departments at my firm to keep me busy since March. I feel like I start a new job every couple of weeks and am constantly begging for work. I’m just exhausted. Can anyone else relate?
EY- can vacation be taken in 4 hour increments? I want to take a half day one week because I need to leave out of town by 2p. Is that okay to charge 4 vaca and 4+ of other work?
I’m gonna cry. In the beginning of the SIP my firm let some people go, my manager got fired because she did something stupid, and now a person on my team has quit without notice and I’m stuck
Anyone else’s kids having a tough time napping lately? Not sure if it’s related to my wife and I WFH and him not being in daycare...? He’s also 11 months and trying hard to learn to walk. Development?
Any Deloitters know if you still have to confirm your schedule in STAFFIT If you're on Pto for the entire week, or no?
I’m a first year analyst and am not quite sure what to wear to the holiday party. How formal should my dress be? Is there such thing as overdressing? Have my eyes on a pretty gown.
Alright so fine there were not many diversity initiatives in the past and not a huge push to create more diversity in organizations. But now is the time you can change that. Moving forward you can put these these initiatives in place.
How did you manage gmat w/ >14 hrs of client work + practice dev (internal firm)? How long did it take you to get that >90 percentile? Any tips on studying for gmat consistently?
What's the PwC rate code for Marriott? 🙋♂️
Strongly prefer working in-person (I’m a people person) but potentially have a great too-good-to-turn-down opportunity that would be fully remote. Advice on how to make WFH better?
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