Currently pursuing a MBA, and am deciding which focus areas to take. I am trying to pivot from UX design to product in tech. Ideal sector: FinTech Current sector: Mobile Gaming Related sectors: Entertainment, Edutainment, e-Commerce, Social Aiming at head of product or head of design as long term goal. If only 2 focuses, would you pick Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship and Strategic Innovation, or Global Challenges in Business? Advice appreciated!
Has anyone ever had a fundamental difference in opinion with their SO on something important to them? E.g. Getting my MBA is important to me but he sees it as a childish dream. Thoughts?
Has anyone been able to get into BCG without an MBA? I would be at the PL level, coming from a Big4 firm.
I've been working towards a T10 mba since before I graduated from undergrad. Hustled at work to get early promotions and the best projects. This allowed me to go from $60k to $115k TC at 1 YOE. Founded a student org at my UG serving URM and stayed involved after graduating, personally mentoring close to 100 students over 4 years since graduating, and the org itself serving around 2000 URM since its inception. 169V 160Q on the GRE Dinged with no interview at HSW Kellogg Booth last R1 (cont)
Suggestions on an effective certification course for learning SQL? I’ve taken courses in undergrad but was looking to bolster my skills. Feel a bit overwhelmed in terms of what resource (Courseera, LinkedIn Learning, etc.) would be effective for teaching skills for querying on the job.
What can I do in the next 4 months to boost my chances? Shooting for HSW and MIT, and want to do Tech/VC/Entrepreneurship after MBA. Background: Asian female, 3 YOE at big 4 consulting by round 1 deadline this year, 4 YOE by enrollment time Stats: GMAT 740, GPA 3.9 from big 10 public school Rec: those who know me well went to T20-25, those who went to M7 don't necessarily know me well EC: strong undergrad club leadership, none outside of firm initiatives since I started consulting
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
Any anecdotes on what happened to MBA consulting interns who received return offers during the last recession? Were offers rescinded? Feeling pretty nervous.
Does anyone know of recruiting firms with a focus on Anti-money laundering? I’m foreign educated and newly admitted NY attorney with CAMS certification but living in Miami lol. I’m here, because my husband practices in SoFlo. Any recommendations? I don’t have any experience but have CAMS.
What are some post MBA job opportunities for those looking to stay in healthcare? I’m aware of the leadership programs from big pharma, but haven’t seen too much else
Best certification program for blockchain ?
I just earned my Google Level 1 Certification today and was so excited to add the badge to my email signature. What other badges are out there that could be worked toward this summer?
Need to recertify my AWS-SAA cert. any recommendations on best resources given the new test format (SAA-CO2)?
Anyone taken/ hold Archer eGRC Certified Admin cert? If so, what was investment/return (exam $, study required, career value)? Interested in taking exam soon.
Is getting CFE worth it? I’ve failed the 3 different sections of the CPA and I am giving up. But I would like some kind of certification to look a tad more marketable. Thoughts?
Anyone taking the CISA tomorrow?
Currently an MBA student considering an internship offer near Santa Clarita, CA. Have always wanted to spend some time near LA area but would likely room alone and am wondering if I’d have a lonely
Started a new project a few weeks ago. It was very high burn at the start but I thought that would subside over time. It hasn't. I find myself crying sporadically through the day to get through it, and almost every night before I go to sleep (sometimes at 2,3 am). I have 153 days till I can roll off and idk how I'm going to manage. Anyone gone through this before?
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
What’s the day to day like in audit at a big 4?
Share your experience on last month at your job before exit. What are some things to do?
FDD folks, do you work often over the weekends ? If yes, can you give an idea of how many weekends? I heard utilization rate was around 80-90% is it true ? Just trying to compare with audit hours.. thanks !
Been on vacation for a week and I don’t want to go back tomorrow. Spending time outside, chilling with my dog and endless Netflix is so much better. 🙈
I seriously doubt some of the recruiters and hiring managers in the big4s now a days, their decisions w.r.t. designation and pay depends on their mood and willingness to work on a particular day.. They will interview for X designation and then will ghost you and then will come back with a lower level and pay saying would you be interested?🤣 Why would somebody be interested to join at a lesser pay, when he/she is currently well in his/her job and just found the opportunity more interesting...
What is partner comp at MBB in the first 1-3 years, 4-6 years and 6+ years (senior partner)?
Have taken an unpaid leave to spend time/vacation with family in my home country. It’s caused an issue with my manager which is making me anxious and depressed. How can I compartmentalize my anxiety and be present with family for the next few weeks before going back to the office?
Anyone have insight into #Adobe L3 Solutions Architect compensation in a T2 city (outside of California). My research says within California it's about $200k so could I expect at least $160k?
So I have applied for 21 jobs in the last 3 weeks and I have had just 1 recruiter reach out and no interviews yet. Most of them are for jobs I feel I am a strong fit for. Is it a clear indicator that my resume is not attractive? Or is this level of striking out expected?
Haven’t updated my resume since college (internship opps). Now a rising senior in October & not quite sure how to properly update resume... thinking of new exit opps, but have a lot of impostor syndrome... so how do I lift myself in resumes?
Senior folks, what would you advise to AE transitioning into AS role - any tips on managing the team, beating imposter syndrome, anything you wish someone told you when you first stepped into AS role
Comp #s for 2nd years who rolled to PE?
I had a recruiter from EY contact me for a Manager role. What’s the culture like at EY? How’s the WLB? Would you recommend working there or should I run? 😅
Has anyone taken disability leave, and then used it to look for jobs? How does this work legally?
New to United States - I noticed that my pay checks comprise approx. 64 % of my annual compensation( after 6% 401K and health insurance) . Is that normal or have I messed up something in tax forms?
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