Boutique consulting firm vs Big 4, thinking of making the switch to get more structured support and learning... any thoughts? Attrition is rlly high at my firm and project deadlines have been delayed due to resource issues
B4 strategy or general 🐠, would love your advice. Currently, 2 YOE at a well known non B4 firm doing PI/Transformation work. I didn’t get promoted this year because I didn’t have enough experience in my particular group because I was staffed on a different project for awhile. I’m interested in Strategy analyst roles (1 YOE). Will me not being promoted hurt my chances? I’ll probably get promoted at the beginning of 2022. Should I wait until then to apply? Thanks. Deloitte EY PwC
Just started as Senior 1 at Big 4…is it normal to not receive any actual training aside from HR-related? Only Senior on my team with a team who is all new to the client. Honestly feeling as though I’m being set up for failure and regretting my choice to switch firms. Any advice?
Am I missing any from the client services hierarchy? AA AE JAM AM SAM JAD AD SAD BD SBD CP ECP 13 steps to the top spot then?
When the client pressures you into naming a date the audit can get done, and later that week you discover multiple serious issues that will require extended testing 😬
Approved for in-lieu of travel next weekend. Due to team decision, we're now WFH next week. I assume the change fee on the flight to get home instead of client is on me, correct?
Exit options after 6 months in ZS? DAA here. WLB has landed me in hospital twice and my client seems to only care that in my absense, work gets delayed. Also, please recommend any skills one should/can learn on weekends to enhance selection.
Looking for an Amazon referral for a project manager role. Let me know if anyone would like to help 🙏🏽
I’m a JR. Is unethical to try to get a piece of the pie? I’m at a small agency, there’s a project going on that seems awesome, and I would love to be able to work on it so I can put it in my book.
In the second stage of an interview process that involves a take home project that is due when you want. Recruiter said to not spend more than 3-4 hours on it. Got it a day ago and planning to work on it and submit on Monday. Should i stick to the three hour time frame or does it look bad to put in more work?
First year in consulting- Close to chargeability target but might receive a below average rating due to most recent project. Is this enough to let someone go based on your experience?
Hi bowl, I'm not okay today. I woke up feeling off, then my project told us that my workstream is ending this coming Friday. I feel like an after thought, I feel so anxious and so tired. I know I should eat today but I just want to lay down in bed and disappear. I'm sorry for this post, I just needed to write this and cry as I do it.
What has been the worst thing a client has said to you? I was told to “Stop bothering X because unlike you, he has a real job to actually work”
Out of curiosity, how recession proof are these adtech companies? Ads are key for any business to build a client base. That said, if there were to be a market correction, what could we expect to see in a pullback? MGNI, PERI, TTD, etc.
How do you find the time to apply/interview? I’m working a burnout style project and desperately trying to find a new job but have no free time nor energy to prep 😭
If anyone is looking to join a fast growing healthcare tech company please let me know! We’re on a big hiring push over the coming weeks, ranging from engineering roles, client services, account management, product management, and HR.
How do you get over a failed effort? I did learn a lot from this project and know I would do better next time. Despite that, I am still depressed and anxious over this.
After 2 years I finally rolled off a stressful project and it feels great! My energy and my over all well being have significantly improved. This morning I feel like I’m ready to take on the world!
Trying to invest more in my skincare. Is the best way to begin to go to a dermatologist? (I don’t have any specific skin issues though) Follow-up: are dermatologists generally covered by insurance?
Where do B4 people live in NYC? Moving there next month as senior associate in advisory and looking for ideas
Anyone interested in a virtual networking event via zoom? Could help expand our network during this disruptive time - thoughts?
Anyone ever get company/team swag that they really liked? Trying to find something for my project team (eg patagonia zip up, Swell, etc) and looking for ideas! Can be up to $200/item
What's your A/R per month or per quarter? Please list area of law and years of practice. So many posts about billable hours but at the end of the day, isn't it all about the dollar dollar bills y'all?
Any advice on job searching while pregnant or shortly after delivering? How soon after delivering did you feel like your competent self?
Project poll in Ny FS. How easy/hard is it to find a project right now? Just came on the bench.
What is the difference between getting life sciences consulting expertise at a life sciences boutique firm vs at bigger generalist firms (MBB/big 4)? How are the projects different and what type of experience do u gain?
What practice areas (if any) would be a natural move for a mid-level commercial real estate/finance associate? I started trying to leave my firm in February and, at the time, was super in-demand. Now, with Covid, commercial real estate is slow & I think I'll be stuck where I am for at least another year if I don't make a practice area shift. Are there any other practice areas where my experience would be valuable?
To those in non-MBB: Would you rather have an offer in hand right now for MBB or FAANG pm? Assume it’s a lateral transition.
Anyone working for a Big 4 Salesforce practice in Germany willing to have a chat/give a referral?
Heard WIPRO's variable/bonus pay is paid out quarterly. A friend is waiting for an offer and have been communicated that 15% of their expected comp is variable. What average percentage of 15% can be expected to be paid out in a normal year?
When did you start introducing solids? Paediatrician said today we should start at 5-5.5 months. This feels early and there is no medical reason.
Manager @ Deloitte + Army reservist that will be taking a 12+ month military LOA (for a deployment). I’ll be receiving differential pay but will I receive my performance bonus while on leave?
At Westin - water flow set to the detachable shower arm and the arm pointing at you! This may be housekeeping's revenge for all the mess we create!
Any opinions on Armanino? I have an offer from Armanino and other big 4's. Risk advisory and assurance. What I like about the team at armanino is that its very small and I might get more exposure. Not sure about the culture and progression and pay
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