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How hard is it to move from GPS to Commercial REALLY? Im wrapping up MBA in London, and I have a Deloitte GPS finance and EP offer and I’m hearing bad things about being able to move to commercial after I’m in there. Anyone has genuine or constructive feedback for me please ? Appreciate it

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Within the same firm: very difficult Switching firms: easy

How much does gps weigh in when looking at Big tech strategy ? Would it hold enough weight for me to be competitive?

Where is your MBA from in London? If LBS,not a huge lift. Anywhere else, doesn't really count.

That’s the other dilemma lol. UK offered 44k£. Not including taxes . And contrib to retirement. I got a 62$k student loan. So I’m pretty much banking on striking goal on pwc and Accenture. If I don’t , I’ll go to gps, keep my big tech contacts close and head there in a year

Not hard 5 years ago when I did it. GPS is pretty nice though. You won’t get paid as much but much better WLB

Any tips you can provide ? That will be very helpful for me. Exit goal is product strategy /product marketing big tech

OP, people switch all the time. You'll need to build a atrong network, and it will provabky take you 18 months to switch minimum, so that you have that network and have a gone through a year end at least. People say it's hard bc it takes time and you have to act with a lot of intention.

OP it seems you are really set in Big Tech, why did you recruit for consulting?

Oxford is a 1 year MBA. Mid point of my program I realized i wanted to purse a product strategy route. However I realized 90% of people in big tech , came from consulting . I have people willing to refer me , however I have a pure finance background. Fp&a and asset management. No strategy . So essentially doing a 1 year MBA didn’t allow me to have that “second chance” at exploring if that makes sense . Not tryna sulk about it and I just want input from people who are in there to guide me. Thanks man

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