What other consulting firms have a prominent supply chain consulting practice besides MBB, the Big 4 accounting firms, and Kearney?
Moving from a boutique (<30 employees, MBB competitor) to the strategy practice of a Big 4. Have only worked for boutiques in the past, so I’m expecting there to be some major differences in terms of working style. What are the major differences and ‘watch outs’ you would point out to me? Could be anything from culture, to red tape, to compliance etc.
Ex-Big 4 folks at MBB: how has the experience been for you so far? Any of you been in a situation where you’re coming to a MBB in a lower role but have excelled in moving up quickly? (Or not.) Thinking about making the leap but would love to hear if the MBB hype was worth it. (FWIW: My work hours are 65-80/wk so I’m pressed to think it’ll be that much worse on the other side.)
Anyone else here feel like joining a tech company or startup more than joining MBB. I mean mbb is super prestigious and all but it’s not the long play for me
What grade (GS) level do MBB consultants gun for after 1-5 years when exiting into government?
What are MBB offices like? Are they similar to Big 4 offices? Why have I never seen 'McKinsey' written on a building like I see with Big 4
If ur doing implementation work at MBB, how easy is it to transfer into strategy at MBB?
With over 15 yrs marketing, tech and ops consulting in agencies, tech and startups, is it worth even considering roles in MBB or similar? Any advice is welcome. Deciding on staying independent or not
I have close to 9 years of experience with technology consulting across India and the US with Deloitte US( I was hired at the india offices of Deloitte US). I have been admitted to Ivey business school for 2023 batch. Post MBA, I want to make a move to management consulting as that was one of the biggest driving factor for me to purse an MBA. From my research I gathered that getting into MBB is extremely difficult due to very few openings. What can I do to boost my chances of getting into MBB?
Non-mbb folks that want to enter mbb. If you had a cross offer from all three, would the recent negative publications about McK influence your decision?
For people who have switched from Big4/Tier 2 consulting firms to MBB, what's the reason you made that switch? Also, how are you finding consulting at MBB better than your earlier consulting gigs? What according to you, is the selling point for the tier 1 consulting firms?
Hey Fishbowl community! Looking for referrals to MBB Toronto or NYC. Have 2 years of experience as an analyst at Accenture Toronto (1 month away from promo) - please DM if you can help :)
Would Publicis Sapient MC practice have exit ops at the same level as Big 4? Or is their brand name closer to Tier 2 strategy consulting firms and MBB?
Looking for suggestions on what to include in the “calming area” for my middle school aged students. Also, what’s mindfulness look like in your classroom?
Currently making 100K in Big 4 Strategy arm (Monitor, Strategy&, K-Strat, Parth) with 2 YOE in high COL city and live at home to save on rent. Is finance analyst at Google for for ~ 120 total comp ok?
Has anyone gone into compliance for a state university & hospital? As counsel or a compliance officer? Looking for insight how this compares to firm lifestyle & billable hours.
Am looking at exit opportunities and researching FAANG. Curious to understand why anyone would join Amazon which has the worst benefit of the FAANG? Can anyone share what’s better at Amazon that I am not aware of? Amazon and Facebook on sites lined up in January! So researching now!;)
The managers on my project are so immature. I caught them outside putting those whistle tip things in rental car mufflers and putting inappropriate bumper stickers on cars. Ugghhh get me out of here!
2021 Headwinds and Tailwinds. What are the thoughts as the fiscal year closes out? I'm seeing 2021 as likely more punishing given the lack of visibility and the fact we may have diminished economic activity for 2 to 3 quarters. I have little visibility into how comp will be impacted but can only imagine lots of early retirement zoom parties. Thoughts?
Help! 6.5 hr layover at EWR and it just got extended. Tell me your craziest travel stories!
There’s at least 3 dead flies lying around my hotel room, and 3 more flying around. Big flies, not fruit flies...I changed rooms. Is this worth asking for points?
Roommate is 2 levels above me at D in the same practice. She may be a great consultant, but she's batshit insane to live with.. how do I move out w.o. starting shit in case we're both on a project??
Are thank you emails after an interview still necessary? For context, never communicated by email with the interviewers and could only guess their emails.
I'm in my first year and have been struggling lately with wondering if law school and this career was the right choice for me. Is this a normal thing to go through when starting a career? I've also been struggling with mental health a lot which I'm sure contributes but I have a few friends who have said they feel the same way about being an attorney - has anyone else experienced this and will it go away the longer I'm in the field?
Anyone at UnitedHeath Group willing to refer? Or specifically at Optum? Have a healthcare background + 4 years of commercial experience.
Whats the best alternative to a top MBA school (lets say T20)? So you try you apply and don’t get in. But you still want a masters. Do you try for a T40 or T50 MBA? Or you pick a specialized masters degree (i.e. finance, economics, etc.)?
How's the work culture for Salesforce in Amazon? How's the WLB? More specific to India but if someone could provide insights in general, that would also be helpful. Amazon
How do you manage childcare expenses? My child is going into 4th grade and I still spend a good chunk of $$ on an after school sitter. I’m single and don’t have a significant other or family to help.
Any thoughts on the MBA program at Boston University? Is Boston University MBA good enough for positions at FAANG or MBB? And what about the MBA program at MIT?
Had my global entry interview almost a month ago and it shows on the site that my interview has not been completed...usual government slowness or should I reach out to someone? Who would I contact?
Does anyone here in a health system have insurance that covers fertility assistance or get paid parental leave? Really like my position at my hospital but as we start to plan a family - I'm nervous about the cost. Just looking around regionally - it looks like most health systems don't cover this.
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