Is there any benefit of doing six Sigma, black belt , if you are not actively involved in quality. Also any other skills you guys recommend for better switch
CPA FAR Exam first week of January. At the moment, I’m not confident at all (NINJA trending score 60%). When is the latest someone should schedule a CPA exam in January? I’m currently wrapping up a 9/30 YE, but unsure of when the 12/31 YE busy season really picks up in January.
Hi all, has anyone in supply chain taken one of the certification exams? (CPSM, CPSD, CSCP) Does it help in any way besides refreshing contents about supply chain? I was thinking might be a good way to strengthen my resume (most of my career in investment analysis) but not really sure if it really brings that much value. Any insights appreciated. #supplychain #cpsm #cpsd #cscp #education #certifications
Taking the Beginner AWS Cloud Practitioner certification exam this weekend. Went through the standard course offered by AWS, I think I have a good understanding. Is there anything else I need to prepare? Is this exam anything crazy?
Has anyone ever exited Technology/Digital type consulting roles into something more business / commercially oriented? If so, how did you go about it and what sort of roles were open to you? I fell into Tech and it has never really been of huge interest to me. My background is 10 years experience at IBM > EY-Parthenon > AlixPartners with an MBA in between.
Looking for career advice. Worked in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing for 8 years, at Northrop and currently at Amgen. MBA from USC. Exploring options of moving over to Supply Chain Consulting or M&A. I would appreciate any feedback on recommended career paths.
How incrementally valued is 1 year, 2 years, 2.5 years post-MBA? (Before making manager)
What are your thoughts on the value of a Harvard Extension School degree vs. a standard online MBA from a reputable public university? I feel like the Harvard name carries a lot of value....
In Accenture’s Federal practice what is a good range for someone with five years of experience and a non MBA masters? Also what level should I come in? Anticipating an offer soon. TIA.
Mcom/ Mba freshers let me know if you looking for job Should be good in investment purposes and acquaintances with ISIN,CIPIDS There are openings in EY
Planning a long term career switch into Strategy Consulting anyone have inputs on how to prepare myself? Which MBA to pursue?
26 y/o EM here with (I think) a increasingly clear path to AP. Do APs go to biz school? Exec MBA? I dont want to be the out of touch w my class and go after a few years as AP but also dont want to slow my trajectory by leaving next year. Thoughts?
Hello everyone, I'm business analyst with 3 YOE in india. (With a tier 3 MBA) .My goal is to find a job abroad , probably in the USA. Can someone please tell me how to get a job in business analytics in the USA from india ? Apologies if this is a naive question. Any advise would be helpful to improve my career and life . Thanks in advance! :)
Trying to switch. 2 YOE as PMO Post MBA from tier 2 college. Current CTC 13 lpa, what should be my avrg Target CTC?
Considering the FRM certification. Those who’ve taken it, how quant heavy is it? I have a compliance risk background and don’t have a deep math or statistics background. However, I want to expand my skillset. Any thoughts?
Would you have gone into consulting after your MBA if you already had pre-mba experience? Why or why not?
Anyone take courses/get a degree from Harvard Extension School? Experience? Was it worth it? Are you also able to build a network? Realize it’s not like an MBA, but that doesn’t fit my life now .
Has anyone gotten a Scrummaster certification? Surprisingly difficult to find info on the process online. What is involved/required?
Boutique firm or Big 4?
If I rolled off my project and fully transitioned a role to another individual, what is the appropriate amount of time I should expect to field / answer follow-ups related to the project?
What matters more - billable hours or quality of work? It seems like I have a good reputation for always being available, but personally, I don't think I am doing my best work as I'm overloaded. Does billing well matter more than quality work? Just started in the spring as midlevel.
Have an in-person interview with Slalom next week for a consultant position, I’ll be interviewed by 2 different consultants for 45 minutes each. Any tips from Slalom folks? Are these behavioral?
McKinsey Employees: is this article accurate? https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/my-bosses-at-mckinsey-made-us-get-on-2-a-m-zoom-calls/. McKinsey & Company
Hi, Hope you're doing great !! Can anyone help in referral for cisco. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks!
Anyone in KPMG FDD want to refer me for an experience associate position in San Fran?!? Would like to connect before to go over some items as well.
So my client is “business casual” but everyone typically wears suits without the tie. How do you guys structure different outfits? I feel like I’m running out of clothes already and need to buy more
Are MBB/consulting experience + technical masters (e.g., data science, CS) ever complementary when looking at exit opps, or are they too different to overlap (or, in other words, will the former have been a waste of time if pursuing the latter)?
What to prefer an why: 150k plus benefits at EY or 200k plus benefits at Wipro. Both roles are in tech advisory. Same location same role.
Isn’t the new Deloitte GPS comp model going to piss off high performers and make them leave and make low performers happy and encourage them to stay?
What are the packages like at PwC if you are laid off. Is it 2 weeks per year? Negotiable? If you are getting laid off in the next few weeks do you get your bonus?
I saw that Accenture is looking to hire pen testers. I know that salary isn’t listed, but what is a range I can expect? I’m just not trying to be taken advantage of and be drastically under paid like my previous employer.
Any insights into compensation details for a “Security Program Manager - Tech” at Uber with 7 YOE? TIA!
Thoughts on Chime? Accepted offer from Apple then they hit me up with a higher comp band (recruiter not even applied). Add in pre IPO it’s a higher risk higher reward
I am looking for moving forward in my career. My background is as follows: - bachelors in environmental health and safety engineering (EHS) - masters in safety sciences 6.5 years work experience - worked in distribution in EHS for a year - worked in EHS Consulting for 3 years - currently working in insurance consulting in risk management Want to get opinions on next move. Living in TX now. Insurance pays alright but my last raise was less than inflation rate and salary growth is low.
How do you concentrate on work when personal issues get in the way? My fiancé recently told me that I don’t do anything worth appreciating in the midst of an argument about division of household labor. Although I normally do almost all of the housework and at least half the cooking, I have not done that in the past two weeks as I’ve been prepping for trial. I’m furious of course, but have other things I need to be concentrating on.
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.
Anyone on the bench this week? Thanks
What are some atypical interview questions you’ve asked or been asked? The one that caught me most off guard, though an easy answer was, “What would you do if you weren’t doing advertising?”
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