How does one get better at networking chats/virtual informational interviews? Had one yesterday and I was so awkward and i can’t stop thinking about it. I felt bad for the other person on the other end. I’m so anxious at making the conversation flow but I feel like I end up interrogating then with questions in hopes of a referral (which usually happens but I want to build a connection rather than just a reference)
BCG- applying for always open generalist consultant role vs a consultant role in a specific field? I have a decent amount of consulting experience in the role they are advertising but it hasn’t been my entire focus and they are hiring for an expert consultant in that field. Is it possible to apply for both and adjust applications accordingly or stock to one?
PwC Family - If you could choose any Industry and Competency combination, what would you choose? I'm a sponsored MBA candidate and can pick any practice in Management Consulting.
Is there really much difference between any of the big 4 or even top 10 or so firms? Been at PwC for 3.5 years and considering moving on, no idea what but is there any point transferring Cross firms?
I’ve been applying to jobs and interviewing without making it past the first round. I know that I’m a great candidate but idk what else is out there and it’s making me doubt myself and my abilities.
Is AFP certification worthwhile if going for an FP&A role? I didn’t even know it existed until today...
Let’s talk about surrogacy- Can it get covered under insurance? Will your firm allow you to take time off after the child is born? Looking for serious advice only, not judgment on my choice. TIA.
Who is seeing a lot of clients negotiate a lot more and a lot fiercer on rates/fixed fees these days? My firm is applying the same tactics on our vendors, too.
I make $4000/M after taxes and max 401K and spend about $2400 for all fixed costs (rent, utilities, etc). With roughly $1600 left, and with a strong goal of saving as much as I can, what are some recommendations on how I should allocate my money better. I know this is vague but need some better financial planning.
Any suggestions for night classes to learn accounting/finance/modelling in NYC or online? Liberal arts & comp sci person and this is a pretty big knowledge gap for me that I'm really looking to fill
Existing client sets meeting to open RIRA's for he and his wife. He writes down the few Vanguard funds and percentages I setup and then tells me he changed mind and is going directly to Vanguard.
I just started my new job. Had zero certs. If I get 5 certs over the next 6 months should I ask for a raise? I got 2 certs in my first month already.
I'm waiting to hear back about a job.it's been 4wks since the interview & after emailing about their status 7/9 they said they hadn't decided & are interviewing add'l ppl. Is it annoying to email again?
Had a networking call with a partner that said they won’t be interviewing until 2021 for lateral hires. Friend said that’s not entirely true, and to try networking with others in that same office. Don’t want to come across as pushy. If a Partner really liked me, couldn’t they make a push to interview me? 🤔
anyone in the area of “federal business planning” ?? Looking to understand what that entails. Currently in fnancial services working with a fed client and really like the idea of wking for gov