Applying to T15 in R2. Currently have a 700 GMAT (43Q, 41V) after taking once. Even if I raise my quant to 47, which would be impressive for me, I’ll still be at a 700 (possibly 710). 3.6 undergrad GPA. Worth retaking? Or just focus on the rest of my applications?
Promotion was with HR to be approved...am I being paranoid for worrying the current world situation could significantly delay it?
So I made a job update (promotion) on my LinkedIn profile and made sure to also enable 'Share with Network' but why isn't my network being informed of the good news through notifications. Is there some sort of delay or bug going on with LinkedIn? HELP
Just sitting here thinking.. Dang, I got a 3% annual raise. I feel worthless to my firm. I should leave.
Does anyone have any tips for starting the conversation with people about promotion readiness? I know I need to proactively bring it up in conversations, but want advice on the best way to frame
Thoughts on exiting to a FAANG L6 Strategy role or waiting until July for my impending promotion to manager? Do we think I can push the start date out to August?
Trying to raise my income to six figgies in the next 2 years from 80k. Consultant, fed, advisory. Anyone have any advice?
I got a $8,000 raise for year end and promotion, and no bonus. I just got written offer from other big 4 for 40k more then I am making at Deloitte.
I’d love some help thinking through this. I’m currently renting for $1600 base ($1800 total) and live in the least desirable part of town, and expect it to raise to about $2k/month. I was planning to buy my first property in the city and Airbnb part of it, but it will take me about a year to save up the cash (~$500k starting). Eventual goal is to move more rural but trying to build to FI. I found a property in my ideal dream location for $280k but it needs work, and can’t Airbnb it. Continued
Anyone recently internally transfer from audit to FDD? Just made Senior and haven’t gotten my raise yet so curious what transfers get, I’m sure it’ll be way less than external hires but the anticipation is killing me.
Has anyone used the free Uber airport rides from the Amex promotion? Will it work if I only have a corporate Amex card?
Anyone interested in investing in self storage deals? I’m beginning to raise money for deals with high IRR. Please drop a burner and I’ll reach out.
New to this. Is it typical for a firm to ask a staff to do the work of a senior for a year to show that they are ready for a promotion?
Declined a job offer with 18% raise a few weeks ago because I wasn’t ready to move companies. Starting to regret it but took a risk hoping I’ll love my next project. How will I know if I made the right decision?
The amount of posts that involves people sleeping around at work is too many. Also, is it true that people sleep with their boss to get promoted or people are just jealous of them getting promotion?
Anyone get promoted mid year After receiving the bonus/review? (No pay increase for the promotion)
Just got a job offer with significant raise and will be a change in job role😃. How should I go about talking with my current people manager about the move? I want to keep good relationship with this manager. I’m planning to apply to MBA this Fall (around Sept/Oct 2021) and will need recommendation letters, and would love to discuss with her NOW about writing me a recommendation letters around August (which is after I leave the company already). Very anxious about this move 😟
Hey Fishes, For the folks who have done an MBA and have stayed in consulting throughout, why did you feel the need of getting an MBA and how has it helped you achieve your goals? Trying to understand what value can an MBA add to my career if my short term goal is to continue in consulting
Final interview at KPMG with a director or an MD for associate - transformation delivery. What should I expect?
Deloitte 🐠 What's a fair pay in Canada for an incoming BTA from a top school in Canada. Have past internship exp and an engineering degree. Don't have stellar grades but got some other leadership experience. Also female.
Interviewing for MBB...how do I spin my tech implementation experience to strategy consulting?
Hi Guys, I am a consultant for EY India and have been shortlisted for PWC India Senior Associate profile. Can anyone here help me understand what salary bracket should I negotiate in? I am currently at 12 Fixed. Also does being from EY make my chances of getting in better? Anyone who’s been through similar experience, please share your stories. Interview experiences and tips would be appreciated too. Thanks
Anyone else really pack on the pounds during work from home? I really blew up - probably gained 40-45 pounds. I feel so bloated and sluggish all the time and none of my clothes fit anymore. I hope I’m not alone.
If you're laid off, do they ask you to resign? If so, can you refuse and ask them to fire you instead?
Got an offer from A&M PEPI MAS group. Currently a a manager at EYP with little over 200k TC. Should I consider making the switch ? What are some downsides and upsides ? Barely know anything about A&M except I’ve seen here that bonuses are big. Concerned about the WLB and culture.
Which law firm is best for Business Immigration Law Associates? Niche area that many BigLaw firms do not have, but prevalent at more AmLaw100 firms.
Has any special education teacher left the classroom to go into admin work? Did you miss working one-to-one with the kids daily?
Are most MBB partners pompous and full of it? Every partner I’ve worked with is obsessed with “second order insights” and “complex problem solving”, but we’re literally just crunching excel data to tell the clients what they already know...
What % of your salary do you have saved right now? Savings account / checking account count but not stocks/investments, 401(k), etc.
I wish we had the culture of afternoon siesta... my productivity is so low from 2-4pm 😪😴
Seattle 🐠 - what's your opinion of the South Lake Union neighborhood? Really like an apt for lease, but hesitating as there aren't many restaurant / grocery options within a 10-15 min walk 🤔
Week 3 on the bench. What to do? I am working relentless BD with a manager I like and I have applied to all roles in region and done heavy networking. Anything I am missing or ways to staff smarter?
Any NYC 🐠 have a rec for a good PCP near union square/east village? My current Dr is a total quack...
Resignation letter advice? Do you say where you’re going (going in house from biglaw and don’t want hurt feelings) and effective resignation date? Did you keep it to verbal notice? More/less info?
I’m interviewing for BCG and had a principal reach out to me for a zoom chat. Is this normal for principals to reach out or is this a positive sign?
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