This has probably been brought up before, but has anyone left big consulting for a startup boutique firm? Thoughts, comments, points of concern?
In case you never got to see the New York Times article about air quality in classrooms, I’m posting it here for you. It makes some very important points about creating the safest possible environment for students and teachers. 1. Open windows if it all possible 2. Place air purifier centrally 3. Don’t place fans in a way where the air is pointed at people Have a great year and keep yourself and your students safe! https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/02/26/science/reopen-schools-safety-ventilation.html ￼￼￼￼￼
Anyone successfully book multiple rooms with points? Perhaps even at a discounted point rate? (I.e thing booking rooms over a weekend for wedding guests) Random thought.
Life question? Does anyone else wonder… if 1 day they will look up and realize they have burned through their life? Rephrasing this… Will the consulting dreams of money, prestige, etc. all become hollow points of reference in an unhappy life at the end of the day? Apologies if this is not a good question to ask here - I am just trying to rationalize my thoughts… Now in my 30s and questioning choices I am making along my life journey
Sportball. Much wow. Win all the points! 🏈🙌
Does anyone know anything about Dave Ramsey? It feels like a cult. My friends swear by him but I can’t figure out his logic. Like people that follow him insist you pay off a car loan at 1% interest before you invest anything.. or are completely anti credit card even if you use it for the points… what am I missing? It feels like the plan may be for lower income people who don’t manage money well but that may be completely ignorant of me?
United Platinum here - got an offer to pay ~$6k for upgrade to 1K. Thoughts on if it’s worth it? Already belong to Club (United Infinite) and have CLEAR credit through Amex Platinum. Still have 40 plus points from hitting Platinum last year. Unlikely to travel for business until late 2Q at earliest but have 2-3 transcontinental flights planned for summer and 1 transatlantic for fall. Maybe another 1-2 shorter trips this year as well. I imagine I’d use my extra plus points on all these.
Prob been asked but how do you best use Bonvoy points. Debating 60k/night in Iceland or saving up for 85k/night Ritz in Caymans (or something like that). Generally what level to spend the points?
When is a #finance podcast not another finance podcast? When it’s hosted by former CTO-turn #CFA who led a company to a successful acquisition by Comcast! Tune in to hear Michael Morton’s interesting points of view on a wide array of topics, including: Why you should treat your HSA as a retirement account. Traditional IRA or Roth IRA? What you should consider when your company goes through an IPO? Subscribe: https://realfinancialplanning.captivate.fm https://www.linkedin.com/posts/mwsmorto
What do you all watch or read to learn about the industry or technology dynamics? Just started watching Sandy Munro and looking for more points of view.
Hi all! Would anyone know how safe Park Hill is? I'm specifically looking at MLK Jr. Blvd, about 5~10 blocks east of Colorado Blvd, near the City of Axum Park. I was told to steer away from Five Points, but I couldn't find much about Park Hill online. Ideally, I'd like to commute into downtown via public transit 1-2 times a week, so any insights into Denver buses would also be greatly appreciated!
Hi Fishes, Can we have this thread to post what items fellow fishes bought using the Hybrid Productivity Allowance? I’m sure many fishes like me would be sitting on it for a long time. PS - I sat and checked all older threads, they do not have much about the items purchased. PPS - brownie points for links to products
Hello All, Suggestions are required to choose from the below two options : 1. Wipro Kolkata. 2. Wipro Bangalore. Points to be considered : 1. Profile : SAP ABAP developer. Y.O.E : 6+ 2. Quality of projects. 3. Offered package is not an issue.
In one of my leagues I missed out on the playoffs by 0.18 points. Two of my players got injured during their games this week and got 0 points. Spain but the S is silent
They credited my whole 3 night stay, but I went back and asked for points too. I feel like one company crediting another company isn't really making up for the fact that I may never sleep again
Time to declutter! Getting rid of stuff you don't need is proven to help reduce anxiety. Where do you start? Grab a box or trash sack and designate one for donation and one for trash. Do this at the beginning of the week and commit to filling both up by the end of the week. Post a before and after pick. This challenge is worth 5 points total.
What was your post-MBA salary + bonus and which city? Brownie points if you tell where you got your MBA from too lol
I’m extremely anxious about an upcoming interview at a very small business transactional firm. I desperately need this to work out, but I’m not a stellar applicant. I had a gap between school and the bar due to a serious family emergency as well, and this would be my first time working at a firm as an associate. My resume and cover letter got me in the door, but now I need to sell myself right. I can’t get this wrong. My alma’s career services is not helping. Any advice is appreciated!
Worked remote in another country last year and fell in love with it. Asked work for approval to live and work their remotely full time. I was told no and that no one is able to work out of the country because of taxes etc, which is fair. I later find out that I have coworkers who are lying about working in other countries and some who got approval to work in other countries. Yet I was told it was not allowed. Would you go to HR and be like wtf? Sounds like a rule that applies only sometimes.
Would you rather: (1) stay in big law (V100), collect your checks, keep billing 1900+ annually, knowing you’ll likely only progress to non-equity partner but stable pipelines for work; or (2) transition to boutique firm with no billable requirements, no minimum salary, on a pure revenue split (half of collections), option for equity partner in 16 months? In this scenario you’ve been practicing for 10 years but took some time off for babies and to lateral.
What’s the easiest way to learn SQL quickly? Not needed for my current project but want to learn
Can CD’s stop “giving” their teams ideas? It doesn’t feel like our idea and never will, no matter how much we work on it. We know it’s no coincidence that it’s their idea that goes to client.
We’re all afraid of layoffs, but them I’m still getting calls from headhunters. Maybe we need to just not panic.
Hi friends, need your inputs and suggestions. I am scheduled for the technical interview phone round next week. This is for a senior TAM role, I was told that I will questioned for length and depth of technology. What level of technology questions should I expect?
Happy Sunday fishes Please anyone guide how to switch to Consulting and Strategy roles in big 4, Accenture consulting etc. I'm currently working as a consultant with 1.5 yoe after mba (total 3.5). Any strategies/interview preparation suggestions from all the consulting fishes here 🙂 Deloitte USI Deloitte India EY KPMG PwC India Accenture India
Culhane Meadows, the largest full-service woman-owned firm in the US, is looking to bring on 8+ year, BigLaw-trained laterals in all 11 of our markets. We are all-partner, entirely remote, extremely friendly and supportive, with no billable quotas and very low book requirements. With simple formula-based compensation, you keep 80% of proceeds on your work you originate and 52% on your work originated by others. DM me if interested!
Been working in the multicultural space for quite some time. I do love it, but there is a part of me that believes that I can make a bigger impact in a GM agency. We need some diversity. Thoughts?
Anyone know if the suicide that happened last week at the EY training hotel in Atlanta was an EY employee?
For those who make >200k annual and don’t have an MBA, would you consider doing an MBA given your compensation is so high? My sibling is a Sr. Manager at a consulting firm with >200k and thinking about getting an MBA and ROI.
What’s the housing/condo market like in DC right now? Buyers vs sellers? Looking for something in DC with preference for DuPont/Admo/shaw/mt vernon area and Chevy chase MD if need be. Budget is 900k.
Have you ever requested access to your data after you interviewed for a new role and was turned down for a job? What was your experience and do you recommend it?
New employer’s parental leave policy is silent on whether you have to return to work for a certain period after the leave in order to avoid having to pay back to leave. Are pay back clauses common?
Is there an accurate cost of living calculator comparison ? I’m trying to compare Detroit and SF and what I’m getting is the income tax is the same and rent is like 2x as much but that’s it. If this is the case then I don’t see how I can’t live off a similarly salary in either place...
Hello everyone, I want to ask right now i am in BTech final year and doing my internship so should i consider this company as my employer? Should i fill that in company's hiring forms ?
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