Hi Fishes, i am an MBA who joined IBM and became a data scientist. I don't want to pursue my whole career in tech related things or coding( which is what i do moat of the time now). Being an MBA i want to more of functional role of lead or head. Don't know how to make that transition and if it will be good looking at the current swing towards tech related roles. Really confused... Any suggestions will be welcome!

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Related Posts

As an SM making $185k, what should I aim for as an exit? I got a $200k offer with better wlb and no travel but also no stock and low 401k. wondering if I I should set my sights higher.

like

Appropriate comp for Oracle Cloud Financials Manager at Accenture? 4+ YOE in Oracle ERP in industry, 8 YOE overall. Midwest city, non-target MBA. Thanks in advance!

like

Trying to decide between two portfolio ops roles, both in the Bay Area: Small-ish VC firm, ~135k base + 35k bonus Medium PE firm, ~115k base + 115k bonus Which would you choose? I’m leaning towards the PE firm bc it’s more hands-on, faster learning curve, and higher TC, but the VC role seems to have a better WLB and generally sounds cooler (getting exposed to VC vs continuing in the corporate world). What do you think?

like

Am I underpaid? Analytics Sr. Consultant (semi-technical role) w/ 8 YOE, age 31 - Austin, Tx. With Finance BA and Econ MA from mediocre University. Salary-$90k, no bonus/stock/etc.

like

Interviewing for a role at BP, what are they like as a firm to work at? It’d be the commercial/strategy side of the business rather than production. I understand they went thru a major re-org to be relevant for the future energy industry. How’s that going?

like

What are the most lucrative exit opps for a generalist/strategy consultant at big 4 public sector consulting with security clearance? I’ve heard positive things about Google and Amazon/AWS and about some of the big defense firms (Lockheed). Is it actually possible to boost comp by 50% or so on exit from big 4 in this space?

like

Is there a difference between a normal tax professional vs a tax consultant that works for the big 4? Are they essentially the same position and get paid the same as well?

like

Anyone here have experience / know anyone who did the Luxury & Fashion Retail MBA @ NYU Stern?

like

Has anyone applied for McKinsey analyst/senior analyst position for analytics and have any advice? Especially for the “case interview with an analytics twist” part? Thanks!!

like

Hello, I applied for a controller job and they are considering me. I am currently a senior 3 but jumped firm and took a lower level to get in big 4. I think I can do the job but am freaking out now lol 😂. I am a CPA, I also have an MBA and a CFA , not that the MBA and CFA are relevant. I need help , how hard is the controller work?

like

Hi Guys I was wondering - PwC India / PwC SDC / Deloitte USI - Do they sponsor full time MBA for employees? If yes, what are the probable terms?

like

I have only had male mentors and I really wish I had a female role model to look up to in this field. Any advice for how to network and find a good female mentor? Im up for promotion to manager this year and I want to leave the firm after. I don’t know where to start and I lack the confidence and network needed to change careers. Any useful advice? Thank you!!

like

Can any Adobe 🐟 help me out with comp for a Sr. Solutions Architect? Am I correct that a a Solutions Architect is L5 and Sr. Solutions Architect is L6? Glassdoor is showing the following averages: Base: $162k RSU: $34k/yr Bonus: $10k Is this in the ballpark? Role is remote in a LCOL southern state. Thank you in advance!

like

Is this a viable exit opportunity????

Post Photo
likefunny

Here is my idea for a startup! I collect all the data from career transitions and use Data Analytics to predict the most likely career transitions. I could start with consulting. What do you guys think about this? I would be able to predict based on your firm(mbb, big4), your experience, which role you are likely to move (Faang pm, strategy manager, move to mbb). I have all the data to do this, but wanted your thoughts. Would the output of this be relevant to you?

like

To the folks who pivoted from tech consulting pre-MBA to IB post-graduation, how has your experience been? What would have been helpful for you to know prior to making the switch?

like

Parthenon hiring anyone full time this cycle or only interns?

like

Any 🐟 able to refer for a WD Financials role? Experienced senior with full platform and full lifecycle experience. Thanks!

like

Separated recently not knowing exact reason except downsizing the workforce due to Covid-19. Good pay out but disappointed the way exit treatment.. Any help appreciated - looking for technical positions in cloud space (oracle, AWS and azure) .. planning to get certified on kubernet.

like

I’m burnt out on taxes; I wanted to do 10 returns a year, if that. Looking at an accounting manager position with KPMG, from the job description, looks like just accounting and financial reporting. Does anyone know if that is true. Also, how’s the culture at KPMG? Looking in the STL area.

like

Additional Posts

It's okay if work from home really means shop from couch...

like

Heartwarming diversity on display at the DNC! From Republicans to Democrats, representation from all races - even Northern Marinara Islands got a shout out. Go Joe & Kamala!

likeupliftingfunnyhelpful

How do you all handle stress at work? I’m on a though project and feeling sort of hung out to figure it all myself. My stomach is in knots and I’m waking up in the middle of the night thinking about the case.

like

I have an interview with Deloitte Strategy & Analytics for a Senior Consultant role. What can I expect in the case? Is it a regular case? Or something new? The email I got is throwing me off. Help, thanks :)

like

Wild that conservatives think they're on the right side of history after supporting officials who let tens of thousands die needlessly and will now try to take away people's healthcare.

like

Do you think your building or classroom is ready to go back to school?

like

Are there any married couples working at two different big 4 firms? How did you make sure your finances were compliant with both?

like

KPMG FRM OR ACN Strategy Finance & Risk.. whish one among the two is better?

like

I’m a 2nd year and effectively just ran a deal on my own with the partner. It ran smoothly, I got praise from the partner, and the partner said that they trust me to do most stuff without their sign off (so no need to check with them in future unless I’m really unsure). Generally there is one or two mid levels above me, and I find it way harder to do my job when they are managing me. They like to keep me on the bench, get me to do minor tasks and don’t let me take responsibility and ownership.

like

Potentially have an offer from a local tech startup. I’m 24, currently make ~$95K base and ~$50K, with an additional ~$20K in profit sharing (so total comp around $160-170K). Offer would likely (cont)

like

Had a final round interview with B4 consulting on Monday and spoke with a partner for 10 min. When is it okay to follow up with them about a final decision? Currently staffed and they wanted me to start in March. So wanted to give my team maximum time to backfill my position.

like

I made limited EQ partner in 2019 . This week I was told I’m getting moved to counsel effective Jan 1. My hours were negatively impacted in 2019 by an ill parent (only child) and in 2020 multiple clients said pencils down for half the year (& additional family illness & a death), + kids. I know nothing about the counsel role. What terms/arrangements have people negotiated? I don’t know what negotiation ability I’ll have, but wanted to be better informed.

like

Sick of paying for cable I don’t really use, minus live sports on the weekends, anyone have good experience with YouTube tv or PlayStation vue ?

like

Is wanting to receive my year end bonus from Deloitte a valid reason for pushing back start date for another job?

like

Is there any benefit to having chase sapphire preferred and Amex gold (already have preferred card)? The 4x dining for Amex is appealing, but they both seem like travel/airline cards

like

Any good book recommendations on psychology?

like

Best Amex redemption value?

like

Hi all, would love to get your opinion on an estimated market rate for a employee like me, as I’m thinking about asking for a raise in January but haven’t done this before. 1 YOE TS/SCI Full-Scope Clearance 1/2 thru Masters program (Analytics Georgia Tech) Been lead data scientist on team for 5+ months 2 AWS and Tableau cert (sorry had to throw that in there lol) I know this is a tough task without all the context but I’m currently making $95k and that seems to be the lowest on my team.

like

Does PwC pay out PTO when you quit? Anyone with past experience know? How does this work?

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.