How can I develop skills related to forecasting? I do a lot of work on launch strategy, HCP segmentation, buying process, patient pathway etc. but there’s never been anything involving data analysis and forecasting. How do I explain this while interviewing for industry roles that need familiarity with iqvia datasets?

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I care more for analytical orientation and communication. Pharma subject matter is easy

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Are you at IQVIA? Why don’t you work with Sai Nadar? Working with him on a project and they’re leading the forecast & valuation

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Honest question: why are YOE so important? I mean I have interviewed a guy who supposedly had 20+ years of experience but he was sooo bad during the interview. Same thing with people flashing their certifications. Know people getting certified after having exam dumps but knowing almost nothing about the subject.

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Hi PwC fishes, I am currently working in cloud and infra presales in an IT company. Wanted to movie into PwC but not in IT DUE DILIGENCE roles. Can anybody guide on what is the tech startegy role and deal advisory roles that are listed on the site. Have tried applying but I heard that only referrals work. Thanks in advance

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Any fish here willing to review a case study for me? Just got it, will have 24 hours to complete it. Two questions around HR Communication planning and how to communicating rolling out a performance management system. Would love a second set of eyes!

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Do you think it's an interview red flag if admin tell you not to accept the offer if you're going to quit mid-year? 🤔

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How many days should I wait until I follow up with the recruiter for a non engineering interview with the hiring manager?

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Interviewing for a commercial role at Accenture, working in federal spaces right now and I cannot deal with anymore Big4 fed work. Any insights on Accenture? Do managers have revenue/sales targets? Do you have to have 10 different "firm initiatives" or other non-chargeable work to look good for promotion?

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The waiting game - I had my second round of interview yesterday. I am anxiously waiting for a callback for the final round. How many candidates usually get selected into the final round?

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Applying for a couple of things and randomly decided to google myself to see what recruiters might see. Had helped a friend out way way back with a school project and came across her blog post about it on her personal website in which she says the reason she asked me to help is because she trusted my opinion since I am a “harsh critic.” I think she meant keen critic or that this was supposed to be a positive but to me, this reads as an insult (continued in comments)

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I'm interviewing with S& Deals, but I've never actually done a structured case interview. 🤣 Where do I go to learn?

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Hi Fishes anyone recently got interviewed for Dynamics 365 team in India ? What is the interview process like ?

I’m a senior accounting student and I have the opportunity to interview for a matter management internship role at a law firm (activities involved in managing all aspects of the corporate legal practice. ) Would this be a good opportunity to get me into risk analysis/ FP&A one day?

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Currently a senior audit associate at a Big Four. 4 YOE primarily in the Federal Government (DoD) and business process improvement. What are my chances of even being selected for an interview at a MBB in the Washington DC area? Mainly looking at McKinsey.

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Person asked me yesterday to give times to schedule an interview Thursday/Friday and has not gotten back to me. I’m on PTO Thursday and Friday, would it be rude to email them back to say “hey I’m on PTO just following up so I can plan my day around this interview”?

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Thoughts on my future candidacy? WE: Management Consulting (nonstrategy) 4 years, one promotion. Education: Large state school Accounting degree, 3.9 GPA. Also a CPA. Exam: GRE 168Q 162V Extracurriculars: Big Brother Big Sister, Alma Mater Mentor, Mentor for foundation for underprivileged HS students Intended schools: Johnson, Ross, Darden, CBS, Kellogg, Booth, Haas, Duke Is my list a stretch? Should I switch firms before applying, does KPMG kill my chances? Thanks all.

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Did anyone exit from consulting to sales positions at Google or Microsoft? I am looking to pivot into sales and having a bit of a hard time getting interviews. Any tips or if anyone is willing to private message it would be appreciated. I have 3 YOE and 2 are in consulting if that’s helpful. Thanks!

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How far out can you typically set up interviews? Can I take two weeks before first interview?

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anyone actually do the plaid take home case study? its a lot of work, especially if we aren’t familiar with APIs

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I’m turning down a higher role with higher pay (12% higher) solely because the HR team has been extremely unhelpful throughout the decision making process. From not getting responses for weeks, to consistently receiving “I don’t know, let me follow up” then not receiving follow ups, and everything in between. All of the interviews leading up to the offer was great, but then red flags started popping up making me feel very uneasy joining this company. Have you ever denied an offer because of HR??

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Anyone watch Arvind Subramaniam’s interview on NDTV. Slowing economy, exports and tax revenue down. BJP needs to wake up

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‪Does everyone get the same Rolex when they hit a certain point in their careers?‬

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I didn’t get a hair cut during COVID and it’s now pretty long. I keep it tied back and on camera it looks like it’s still short. Frankly, I want to keep it long. No one has said anything to me as yet, have even had a few in persons with partners. It’s 2021, do we care?

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Has anyone taken one of those online executive courses, like the Harvard Extension School offers? Looking to use my $5k of tuition reimbursement and already have an MBA. Worth it? Best programs?

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I’m taking the SPHR in less than 2 months and haven’t started studying for it. How difficult is it? I’ve been in HR for 20 years and have experienced ALOT in that time, although there are always employee relations scenarios that surprise me! How much do I really need to study for this? I just can’t seem to motivate myself to do it, I’m so mentally burnt out at the end of the day from a high stress HR job, the last thing I feel like doing is studying HR!

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When that Christmas bonus rolls in on top of your raise, and you're all like 🤑

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Anyone looking to practice case interviews?I have one in next two weeks and i am looking for people to practice it live with.

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PWCs new expense system is awful.

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What are some examples of post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the LDP programs from the big pharma companies, but haven’t seen too much else in my research

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Mck 🐠: Looks like McK hires laterals into AP roles. What are the downsides to being a lateral associate partner? Is progression slower?How about compensation? Typically what years of exp do APs have?

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For MBA apps will it hinder or help you if you provide a list of other MBA programs you are looking into besides the one you are currently applying for?

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When is bonus paid out at IQVIA and minimum time to be employed at the firm to be eligible?

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Does anyone know what the typical salary range for a salesforce security manager looks like. It's hard to find reliable information online

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Do you think parental leave policies and the culture around it at your company are fair?

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So just got told I have two months to find a new job and I’m 4 months pregnant. Has anyone done that before? Need to keep the faith

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Folks - how do you prep for case interviews in half a week? Any resources you would point me towards? It’s been over 5 years since I last had interviews. Sure I am in consulting but I honestly don’t do this thing on the day to day so am very sure will be very rusty.

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Looking to get some insights in PwC's bonus policies. I have an offer from PwC in their Salesforce practice and the bonus offered is a range of 27% to 35%. But they have not included that bonus % in the offer letter. For those who have worked at PwC, is this a norm? Have you seen them follow through the Bonus payout? Does the bonus % change significantly from YOY? What are the individual objectives/targets that need to be met at the Sr Manager level to earn the bonus?

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