Country wide, everybody in my company is applying to the same bschool. Essentially same competitive pool. This will be fun.
Got a 730 on GMAT 3 years ago (applying to top 10 MBAs next year). Should I retake if I'm confident it will be 750 or higher? Engineering undergrad GPA was 3.3 so I'm worried about offsetting that.
How long should I wait before applying to other firms? Started this past September as an analyst out of undergrad and haven't been staffed yet. At this point, I'm considering my exit opportunities.
What do you guys do when interviewing for a new job on a Friday? Tell the team you have an appointment or just hope they don't notice you're offline for 6 hours?
I am trying to volunteer more and have an interview next weekend for Big Brother Big Sister. Do I need to prep?
Has anyone ever interviewed with one of their clients? What was the process like with your accounting firm?
I am thinking about applying to NYU Stern in the coming year or so. Does anyone know roughly the profile for a full ride? I have a 4.0 Big Ten and a 760 and 4 years of work experience at Deloitte
PwC: if I am family friends with a Partner in Auditing, would he his recommendation help at all if I am applying to consulting?
I've been keeping a full beard for last few months at my current role in mid office, so no one cares... Can I do that when interviewing for IBD? At BB? At MM?
Applying to b schools this year. Would it harm my chances if recommendations are not from a PPD? Thinking of asking my Mgr and S.Mgr since I didn't interact much with partner
I went to an interview at another investment bank. At the end of the interview the interviewer said "good luck" is that bad? Am I overthinking it?
Has anyone taken or know anyone who has taken LinkedIn's Excel assessment test for their interviews?
For those looking for a alternative to Trump and Hillary, Gary Johnson is doing a live interview on the JRE podcast. Do yourself a favor and listen while crushing decks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InnRJIGfLFU
Is it common for a recruiter to be out of office several days following your final round interview? Is this a bad sign or am I just over thinking it?
What's the status of things in Deloitte Digital? I'm interviewing next week and want to know if it's even worth the time/risk if so many people are getting the axe
Word of advice to anyone interviewing or looking, negotiations start well before an offer is given; if you go through the whole process properly they'll show you an offer you can't refuse off the bat.
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Buckle up folks. A grocery client unofficially put hiring on freeze. They were doing really well so while this is a surprise, it’s not completely unexpected. That said, I do think this is a canary in the coal mine moment for me as it relates to the end of the crazy job market we have had recently
Making the move to PwC Advisory soon, but also visiting Colorado for the week...do they drug test/do any companies actually care about weed anymore now that it’s legal in so many places?
What do “data science” or “data analytics” projects look like outside of outsourcing (e.g. SQL monkeys)? Maybe I’m small minded — but trying to develop that “sales” / “opportunity” eye.
Any fun moving to Deloitte from PwC advisory, same role, maybe 20% hike and better projects?
Traveling to Minnesota for next project. Excited as I’ll be able to buy me some McKinsey underwear. I’ll let you know if it’s any good.
Does Accenture usually offer signing bonuses for experienced hires? Technology Consultant role.
Staffing (particularly getting onto new project) HAS to be some test—some intentional ‘survival of the [socially] fittest.’ To be entirely reliant on “networking”...tf is going on
What is the upper bound of hours worked / travel per week that would make your job sustainable for the longer-term (5+ years). Mine would be 60-65 and 2 nights / week.
If I was offered, I’d take a job at Dunder Mifflin corporate. Corp so that I can have some kind of intellectual challenge. But a role that had lots of facetime with the offices so I could keep it real
When someone replies to my post, how do I read it? They wrote a specific comment in response to my comment, but it doesn’t show up in the post thread? I get a notification but that’s it
What are some of the best books you’ve read about people and investing? Such as dealing with people (business psychology almost) and then investing (real estate more specifically)! I am looking for books that give practical advice, not just big picture theory and motivation.
Anyone transitioned from consulting to a PM role at a tech firm willing to have a chat? Looking for some tips and advice. PS - I have a tech background
How to automatically sync iPhone and Mac pictures. I can’t seem to sync it when I follow online instructions and also I don’t have iCloud storage anymore + my iPhone and Mac uses two different iCloud accounts. Please help a sister out!!
Currently dealing with a nightmare client who makes my life and work miserable. Hit me with your best client horror stories!
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