Is a BCG Associate Director the same as a Big 4 cyber senior manager? The qualifications match but I keep getting rejected within 24 hours. Not sure if referrals help - Any insight from BCG folks?
Going to business school in the fall and looking at non-consulting options to have more of my personal life back. Which 6 figure jobs post-MBA would consist of a stable 40ish hour work week?
Which business school has the best social scene? If I'm dedicating time to get an MBA, I might as well enjoy myself.
Hope everyone had a good start of the week! I have a quick question regarding MBB referal. I’ve been working for almost a year at a life sciences consulting firm with a PhD in STEM. Recently I've been considering to move to MBB due to project types, team dynamics, client interaction, etc. I've talked to friends in McKinsey and bcg (former case partners), they are very willing to refer me but they are relative new. And they recommend me to network with partners to get better chance.
When considering inflation, do I have reason and leverage to legitimately try to negotiate my offer from big 4 after doing internship and graduating with masters degree in nyc?
Brand new Deloitte USDC looking to shift to other Big 4. Want to experience core consulting culture and not DC’s. Any advise? Does it look bad on the resume?
Big 4 senior manager (3rd yr) to AWS engagement manager, 15-20% bump (lower base but higher bonus)? Thoughts?
For someone who has the option between MBB or investment banking after a top MBA program, which would make them more money after10 yrs? I know PE and hedge funds would probably net the most money but
Serious question: how difficult is it to get straight up fired from big 4? Outside the layoffs last year, I have personally never seen anyone let go for any reason. There's always some PIP or transferring projects or some long review process that never goes anywhere. Anyone have any insight or stories? Just looking for some perspective.
Any MBB fish willing to do an informational interview? Would love to learn about your background, work experience at your firm, and WLB. Bonus points if you’re at the associate level (1-3YOE) & based in LA/SF so I can hear learn about your experience comparable to my own but open to anyone. Thanks in advance!!
Do companies weigh certs more than hands-on experience? (ie: open source contributions, projects, etc) Asking b/c I'm joining big 4 in cyber and wanted to know whether I should prioritize certs over developing my skillet through projects? Thanks
Hi, are there any vacancies for HR project management or HRBP roles with almost 2 YOE. Have done MBA and worked in global projects in an IT company.
How long does MBB in Southeast Asia typically take to get back to a candidate after the final interview (experienced candidate) ? Been a week and a half now, getting a bit nervous haha
Can any B4/ACN (non-Strat) MBA share their applicant stories? I’m worried that it’s a death sentence for ORM targeting T10. UGrad: Average state school, business GPA: 3.95 GRE: 324 (will retake)
I have a summer offer from a large financial institution to own an internal strategy/BD project and present recommendations to the global management team. Am also in the interview process with a boutique consulting firm (Mars and Co) but will not be able to get a decision before the deadline of my other offer. Thoughts on what to do if the goal is to end up consulting at MBB after graduating? (MBA candidate). Tried posting this in the consulting bowl as well but couldn’t.
Starting mba in the fall. Should I keep working until July/august in hopes voluntary layoffs with severance start or stop working in June (which was the original plan)?
Less than a year here out of a college but I’m dying to get out of this firm. I’d like to go to a strategy shop (MBB, Strategy&, etc.). I’m not really sure where to begin...cont’d
Hi all - any tips/what are some Do’s and Don’ts for in-house interviews for big NASDAQ or FAANG companies? TIA!
Does anyone else NOT like WFH? If I see another “omgggg I’m in like such a good place wfh I have more time with my cat and children and I do yoga 24/7” post I’m gonna lose it. I miss people and travel.
Has anyone started traveling yet? Client’s city has not had an outbreak and I’m slated to travel soon. I’m fairly nervous and refuse to fly so looking at driving 5-6 hours. I also have a young kid and my husband works lengthy hours so I’m pretty apprehensive but don’t feel like I’m at liberty to decline travel.
Reminds me of my train ride commute before Covid.
I’m looking to buy a used Audi Q3 (in about a year when the used car market cools down.) for around $32K. I will be getting my banked bonus at the same time for let’s say $18K (after tax). Audi offers 1.99% APR for used cars. How much should I put down on the car from my banked bonus, considering the APR is so low? - (first time buying a car)
Working from home because I’m sick. And just made the best pongal I’ve made till date. All that pepper and ginger is really hitting the spot👌
Anyone know what happens if your credits score isn’t high enough to get the corporate Amex?
I am interviewing for an in house job. Large startup in Europe (had Series C and raised 150M) and is starting a US presence. They want to pay base and bonus but bonus is all RSUs/options. It’s significant (about 75% of all in comp). Are these entirely worthless if the company never goes public?
To the PwC newbie at LAX: don't wear your suit on a redeye. Change when you arrive so you don't look like a hobo. And take the onboarding nametag off your laptop case. Actually just buy a new bag.
Is there generally a salary premium for people in M&A Tax compared to Core Tax, and is it substantial (10-20%+) at the Senior level or not until you get to manager and above?
Been working remote since the beginning of the pandemic. Back in the office in January and trying to finalize childcare. Recruiters connecting with me for new job opportunities. Scared to even consider a shift out of my current company where I may have some flexibility bc I've been there for so long, but they're dragging their feet with giving me a well deserved raise. So unsure what to do. Shift now, or cont to negotiate $ at current job or hit the road and let the childcare figure itself out.
Interested in applying for an MBA program, and have seen the class profiles, but I’m still unsure. Started off as an engineer and left for consulting before moving to product at AWS. Is this kind of combination the norm for applicants these days?
Had a coworker scramble after a Covid-19 related school closure in Seattle today -- those of us with kids, make sure you have a plan + contact in place for your kids if their schools close!
What are the underlying meanings of the big 4 terms? Like “work from home" means I’ll be online but no work pls, “high level review” means I didn’t look and all the responsibilities fall on you etc
Hello amazing PMs 👋 Amazon Senior PM role (L6) - What should I tell the recruiter as the expected total compensation? Also appreciate any tips / materials/ books for clearing the interviews
Best Hilton in San Diego, preferably downtown
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