Has anybody moved from B4 consulting to PE and how was experience? Contemplating C level role at midsized PE - specifically how is comp (base, TC etc) and exit opportunities back into consulting?
I am a functional lead on the customer side with 7 years Workday experience. Is it possible to get a job in Big 4 that doesn't require travel?
Hey Fishes , I have 4 years of experience in Recruitments and US Staffing as a Talent acquisition lead but currently I’m looking for job change in Reputed MNC or big 4 . Kindly guide me or share the reference .
What would you say is the reason college recruits don't immediately try and get into A&M out of college? If the money is so good, and B4 status isn't important, how come there aren't long lines?
Hi guys. I recently moved from one big 4 to another as a fresh manager. I’ve been here a few months and have been working remotely, but I don’t think I’m getting the right coaching I need to climb up the ranks. One thing I’m looking to do is build relationships with Partners/MDs in other teams to get additional coaching from them. But I don’t know how or where to start as I’m totally new and inexperienced in this sort of thing. I’ll appreciate any thoughts on how I can do this effectively.
Hey everyone, here are the jobs I’ve interviewed for and am expecting offers this upcoming week. Lmk which you think is best:
1- FDD at Big 4 as a Senior. Using Alteryx to automate deals process. Might have to relocate to another state.
2- Senior Financial Analyst at a Fortune 20 company. Pay will be lowest of all my options.
3- Senior Technology Analyst at a billion dollar public company. I would be doing Alteryx automation/creation of monthly reporting visual dashboards.
Hi Everyone! Looking to learn more about the management consulting strategy arm in Big 4 - would love to have a chat and ask a few questions.
I work at TCS for Apple as an ML engineer, I have overall YOE of 5.5 years and relevant exp is 2 years, I am serving notice period and I have a few offers from start ups, but looking for opportunities in Companies like Big 4 and FAANG. My expertise is more in Deep Learning , Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing, IF you have any relevant referrals please feel free to reach out to me.
Thanks in advance
does anyone have the consulting corporate travel policy of their big 4 firm handy? can you please share? i want to switch from EY to others and looking for where I can be at more comfort with the extensive travel.
which of the Big 4 has the most twisted process of onboarding a new supplier? a comparison of cycle time would be great to know
also Independence seems to be a major factor in new supplier approvals..can anyone share how it was managed it their previous Big 4 organizations?
Can you apply to the same Big 4 position in different cities? Will each location be aware you’re doing it?
Leaving a big 4 to industry soon for a strategy role (nervous af)- what are some key things I should do/take with me before leaving? (Schedule coffee chats with peers, kept important contact details, performance reviews, pay stubs etc.)
Any big4 lawyers who transitioned to the IRS office of chief counsel (national office)? How do you like compared to big 4? I am particularly concerned about having to be in person (at the office) 2-3 days a week.
1st Post: How do MBB Risk & Regulation Teams compare to Big 4? It’s the only area where I’ve seen a Big4 Manager move to an MBB without a demotion (at least in Europe). Any insights are appreciated!:)
Does Deloitte give severance? If so what is typical? I’ve heard of 2 - 4 weeks? Or do you just sit on the beach until your fired? (Which is basically severance)
Recommendations for tasty protein shakes? I have a healthy 100-calorie 23g per serving shake and it’s fine but I want something that’s also tasty so I look forward to having it!
Need help. My joining in KPMG is on coming monday. But I havnt received links for induction session. When can I expect them? Although I did received a pre onboarding email stating that induction details will be shared within the first week of joining and laptop has also been dispatched from their end. KPMG EY Deloitte PwC
I wasn’t sure which bowl to solicit advice from so hoping to catch a bite here. I’m currently in ID. Of course, I want OUT! My interests are L&E and corporate. My options are 1) wait it out where I am in hopes to switch to L&E or 2) in house oil and gas industry transactional work. What would you do and why? I figured this bowl being specific to Texas would understand importance of oil and gas industry.
Valentine’s dinner idea in Chicago? Looking for nice ambience and open to any types of food. Thank you.
Looking into a couple companies and I’ve seen good things about Gitlab. Does anyone know the salary range for a commercial AE?
Any audible book recommendations?
What do you outsource (outside of work) to make your life easier? Need some ideas for how to get more of my free time back.
Anybody yet noticed any effects on TSA security wait times as the shutdown continues? I just got back from three weeks overseas but have six domestic business flights this week so I’m just curious.
I’m rotating on to a new account and I just got back from maternity leave...I feel the need to prove myself but don’t want to lose the 1-2 hours I get with my son after daycare. Tips?
24 F, Arab living in Ohio. Hijabi, don’t drink, don’t smoke. Interested in Arab men. Willing to relocate in the US or to the gulf countries.
Facts: I have had dinner with his aunt and uncle. We have only been on two dates - all day dates - hiking, eating lunch/dinner together ect. We haven’t kissed yet, only hugged. He’s really shy. He’s early thirties, I’m late twenties. He went to community college, I have my masters. He is aware of how many hours I will be working . Questions: should I initiate sex next date? Should I invite him to dinner in a few weeks to meet my parents? Will I ruin things
How long does it usually take to hear back about an EY TAS interview? Interviewed last Monday night and sent the interviewer a thank you Tuesday. He said the talent team will be in touch shortly. I do know it was a holiday weekend though.
How much traveling is there for MF PE Ops?
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Suggestions on resources (books, courses, etc) for improving the following?
Management and mentorship
Working well with people with different working styles
When you were applying out of undergrad or b-school, what was your answer to “Why [firm]?” Seems all the answers are BS or cliches. I can’t imagine “Because it’s MBB!” would be an effective answer.
Is skype not working??
Would anyone be willing to look at my headshot and help me to assess whether or not it’s appropriate for work? 😊🤪
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)
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At what level/age do you hit 6 figures?
Been asking to roll off client for 6+ months. Didn't think it would ever happen but it is. I'm also in the interview process w/ other companies. Should I cancel if I'm technically getting what I want?
Any firms with good Healthcare practices in Portland, OR? Would prefer more provider-side clients but flexible.
Really looking to switch to another company, but not sure where to go. Nearly done with my masters degree in Data Engineering/ Science. Also have work experience in data engineering and data science. Any suggestions?
Does an MBA automatically increase comp?
Holy shit... One day of not being glued to my laptop and I've gotten so many errands done. Thank you MDW!
How thorough are background checks at MBB’s? Would a few weeks here or there fly under the radar? Start dates, last day between jobs, etc.
We have a new manager at my firm (before Deloitte). I’ve been here for five years. I had to explain to this new manager that it is frowned upon at our firm to ask staff to work weekends unless it’s an absolute emergency. He looked at me like I had lost my mind. Hello? How I am the crazy one.
I’m a new joiner and came to ACN as part of an acquisition. I’m working in a business group that I don’t find particularly enjoyable or exciting. My grandfathered salary is also substantially lower than what new referrals are being offered. Can and how do I make a move laterally outside of this business unit? How long do I have to wait? How much time should I wait before contacting HR about the salary renegotiation, if at all?
Will people laid off or concerned about being laid off from their tech startups or whatever acronyms (I.e.: FAANG, MAMAA) be ready to join a consulting firm to leverage their skills ? or will they want to stay put and wait for their next job at a new startup or maybe join a tech company that is more insulated from the limited VC funding, as we have seeing VCs pulling back or being a bit more selective about where they put their money.
Looking for feedback from the group about the benefits of using an exercise ball as a chair vs transitioning to a standing desk. Costs are an obvious factor in favor of an exercise ball but curious if anyone has seen any health benefits using either. Thanks
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