looking to jump ship. going to be rusty with interviews. what sorts of questions do they ask experienced hires for consulting?
I'm looking to pivot from consulting into tech. I've gotten lots of interesting from tech companies on the ops side but am much more interested in product management. Any advice on books or courses to help make the transition? I'm struggling to land PM interviews at companies that aren't tiny startups :(
I often see posts about people getting 350K exit or 450K or more in FAANG. Are those strategy folks from Big 4 or are there cyber folks too getting these exits ? I am making close to 200k as M3 in cyber . Not able to anything that would pay more than this in non-consulting ? What roles should I target ?
First round interview for an SSG coming up. Does anyone have advice on what to prep for? Maybe some sample tech probs as well. TIA
Is it better to wait until promo before switching to other firms? Applying to MBB but worried that if I get the offer I’ll end up switching right before I get my promo from Deloitte. I would likely reset to entry level at MBB either way but the pay would be a substantial bump from my current pay (even after promo). I’m in my second year at Deloitte out of undergrad.
I went through a pretty rigorous interview process for a marketing project manager but ultimately wasn't given job. Though most of the feedback was positive, the other candidate had more direct experience with the job responsibilities (digital assets, social media, etc.) My job/company dabbles in digital but it's primarily traditional media. How do I again the experience if I'm limited by the type of work we do?
Exit opps for hr due diligence folks?
Interviewing for Accenture and concerned about the background check. I have a few drinking tickets from silly mistakes made in college. How strict is Accenture regarding misdemeanors? Is this an automatic disqualification from consideration? My criminal history is not related to the job responsibilities.
After many months unemployed, I got an offer in another city at a pharma agency, HCP work. My last position was as a brand strategist at a well-known NYC agency. With the surge in job postings, should I hold out for a position that I'd actually be excited about? Or is the job market still super terrible? I wouldn't even mind DTC healthcare, but HCP is just not for me.
Several staffing firms have reached out for positions. Not familiar with how they work. If you accept a position, are you an employee of the client or the staffing firm? They also asked for my desired hourly rate 🤔
MBB Experienced Hire 🐠 - did you have strategy experience when you applied to MBB? I have some Tech, and M&A experience. Do you think I can be a good candidate (applying at Assoc/Consultant level).
Just got an offer for an account supervisor position- automotive luxury at a full service agency in NYC for $85K. I feel like that’s low considering I have 4.5 years of experience. Thoughts? Need to send a response ASAP.
Show of hands; who has been laid off because your agency lost a big client? Also, when you interviewed for your next job did you feel comfortable saying that? And do other agencies understand?
Got an offer from Accenture for Manager position. I am currently making 112K. How much raise I can expect or ask for? I was told 10-20% would be there but that does not sound much to me. Thoughts?
What are some of the M&A Strategy & Operations Exit ops? Currently focusing mostly on post merger integration and premerger planning as well as synergy assessment. I-banking possible without MBA?
I was at a job for only about 8 months because of a Covid-related restructuring. I wasn’t fired, but the role responsibilities materially changed so I left. How do I notate / message this on my resume?
I am currently on maternity leave and interviewing with different companies. Does Any HR professional or anyone know if i can start a job while on mat leave? In a sense double dip? Is it illegal? And yes, i’d be leaving the current job once mat leave is up. Thanks!
McKinsey & Company Is it considered negative if I present my framework for too long (~ 6 mins) in the case interview?
Align to non-M&A offering but do a lot of work in the space (DD, integrations). B4 recruiter reached out and wants me to provide resume for review with hiring partner in M&A space. Does it work if I provide a bio with summary of M&A projects (client names removed) instead of a traditional resume? Also plan to list education and past experience but primary focus on recent M&A work
Looking for good behavioral and case interview prep resources. All suggestions and recommendations are welcome. Thank you!
Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!
Should I leave consulting to go into a product strategy role at a big bank? I’m at a crossroads here
Hi Fishes,please help me take decision!! Got 2 offer in hand . EY-GDS , 21 LPA FIXED plus 10% VP Luxoft (remote opportunity) , 25 LPA 9.7 YOE , Azure Data Engineer. Earning peanuts currently (13 LPA) Please give me your honest feedback about which one to join. In terms of WLB, Work Quality and Exit opportunity.
If your path demands you to walk through hell (or an equivalent client), then walk as if you own the place.
What do you think will be the impact of this rapid hiring for MBB? MBB is hiring so rapidly. When it cools down, do you think MBB will realize they over hired? Will it become harder for associates (post MBA) to get promoted? Will it become more competitive for Associates to get staffed on projects they want to be on? Will there just be too many consultants at the Firm and a mass layoff? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
COVID helped us see that some meetings really could be emails. ZOOM helped turn those emails back into meetings. Ah, technology.
How do people feel about federalizing education. This would put teachers on the GS pay scale where federal employees with a bachelor's degree would all have a minimum salary and federal benefits.
If DC is in a state of emergency, does that mean govt client site are shutdown??? No guidance from client or company
I need a part time job to be able to support my family that lost most of their income due to Covid. I’m a first generation immigrant college grad, which for me means student loans and parents with unstable jobs. Any ideas what I could do to make some extra money besides retail?
As someone with a background in the military, is it worth it to try to go back to the government as a tax analyst or senior tax analyst for the Dept of the Treasury? I'm wondering if I'll have an edge in getting hired as I've been at the GS-13 level before I left the military and I'm hoping I can use that time in service to add to a pension time requirement in the government.
Can we transfer life insurance portfolio to an another client/firm? I am currently with AXA and looking to get maximum yield/return. Any suggestions? Tips?
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Are there any Salesforce opportunities at Microsoft? None of the job openings actually mention Sf skills as primary requirement. Currently sf consultant at Deloitte. Considering applying to program manager 2. Anyone here made this transition?
I will never understand grown ups that don’t have children that still choose to vacation at Disney
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