My friends little sister is graduating undergrad and has an offer from Strategy& for $100k and McKinsey for $90k (pretty sure McK is going to bump soon). Im obviously biased to McK but want to show her other perspectives. Which one should she choose and why?? And and all feedback is welcomed!
I have always wanted to work for the big 4. Found the idea of working with different clients, travel and the learning experience to be exiting . Not sure if this is just in my head and the grass looks greener on the other side . I currently work in program mgmt at Apple and wanted to understand if anyone has made the switch from faang to consulting? Is the pay and lifestyle rewarding. Should I experience this life before I get older ?PwC EY Deloitte KPMG
Have anyone ever worked or currently working for the CIA as a Data Engineer? Currently waiting for my clearance but not sure if it will be worth it to go there or staying as a consultant at a big 4 firm. Any advice would be appreciated!
I'd like to make more money (current 85k) by leaving to some of these industry jobs I'm being reached out to about, but wouldn't have a game plan for the period after because at some point I'd want even more money. Is it best to try: Current -> Industry -> boomerang OR Current -> Industry -> Industry OR Current -> Big 4 -> Big 4/Industry
Has anyone on here at EY or another Big 4 ever asked a Partner for a letter of recommendation to MBA or PhD school? If so, what was your experience?
Has anyone switched from one big 4 to another? I like the work I do (in a specialized tax group) but I HATE my team. The only way to do the same work with diff people would be elsewhere. Advice?
Hello! Having a tough time making a career decision. Received an offer from Google for Project Mgr in Finance in Chicago: Base - 125k Equity - 131k Sign-On - 20k Would come in as L4 and have 3.5 YOE. Currently work in Finance Transformation at the Big 4 and have an immense amount of support and am on the partner track. Firm is heavily asking me to stay and offering manager promo with a retention bonus. Would appreciate any thoughts, thanks a ton!
Describe your firm's culture. For those of you that have worked for at least 2 of the B4, how are they different?
KPMG se call aaya. HR aise baat kar rahi thi jaise koi ehsaan kar rahi ho interview schedule karke. KPMG
Anyone surprised by how low big 4 is? 😢 Source: crowd sourced data by Consulting Humour. Edit: Amounts include Base + Bonus Accenture Deloitte EY PwC Boston Consulting Group KPMG
If I was going to make a transition to another firm (possibly Tier 2 or Big 4), when would be an appropriate time to do so? I have about 9 months of experience with IBM thus far. Wait 2 years? Less?
Just signed an offer with a mid-tier coming from B4. About to put in my 2 weeks, but will they ask me to leave immediately because I’m headed to another public accounting firm?
I’m looking to move to/near Boca Raton, Florida next month and would love to get a bit of information on the b4 offices there? I know most are smaller but can anyone speak to the hours, clients, and culture in the tax groups there?
Advice needed. Got a job offer from my dream company, 15k bump in salary, stock options, large jump in PTO, 40 hour work week and way better healthcare. So all in all a better opportunity. I feel guilty leaving my Big 4 job during this time. New company said I can take a month to wrap up some work at my current job if needed. Leaving now would leave my team drastically short staffed for the fall. New hires pushed till 1/1/21. Should I feel guilty? How do I tell them and not burn bridges?
Why are Deloitte HRs doing candidates so dirty!!! They give all these hopes that you are through the rounds , CTC is sent for approval , will get back to you in a week and then do the infamous Disappearing Act. It will be helpful to the candidates to know a simple Yes or just an email saying “we regret to tell you…” We expect (still unacceptable) this from WITCH companies but what happened to the Big 4
Exit question: Expecting an offer to leave for another B4 in upcoming days. Say my start date is mid January, should I not disclose to EY where I'm headed once I sign? Nervous about getting let go immediately and not getting the 2 weeks notice/pay I would usually put in. Am I obligated to disclose and be truthful? Business consulting, Manager level
3.5 YOE in change management at a T3/4 firm, done a lot of tech implementation. I'm pretty good at my job, have hella certifications and interview well. Will I be able to join a B4 or equivalent firm fairly easily when corona is up?
How great would office emojis be in this app?
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When a client wants to bitch about the rest of the organization for 45 minutes after a Steering Committee meeting
When the only flight to your new project on the airline your loyal to is in the afternoon on Mondays... 😡
Anyone else unable to sleep in on weekends due to constant jet lag? It's killing my weekend time.
@Deloitte, Currently doing data analytics in assurance. Looking at a Deloitte analytics role in AERS/advisory. What does an associate do; involve advanced analytics or just mainly data management?
After 3 days of no sleep to finish final deliverables culminates in a team dinner with a 4-figure bill. #ribeyes&macallan
"There's been another scope change from the client...they no longer want this thing you've spent the last 3 weeks on" 😀🔫
Choosing to be homeless for the next 3 months. Pad rented out to airbnber. Hopefully my project will keep me on for that time. I’m single, no kids and homeless. And loving it. #homelessconsultant
When you're at a recruiting event for a school you didn't go to...the look in the MBA 1s eyes when they realize small talk just got a lot harder
From past / current experiences, how would you sum up your company and, or your competitors in one or two words tops?
How many people are dating other consultants? It's just so much easier not having to explain all the baggage that comes along. No pun intended.
When you're at gym just to shower and get ready because your morning meeting gets pushed up on the way there...
Jumping off the question on nonprofit consulting, anyone from the Bridgespan Group on here? I'd love to hear about project work/overall feelings towards the company
I always forget how stupid the average American is until I'm surrounded by them at the airport 😠
Sometimes in my spare time (weekends), I calculate the exact number and routes of flights I need to reach platinum status.
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