Anybody moved to BDO from Big 4? How does it compare? Any significant differences? Other than name
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In risk consulting/internal audit and I'm losing interest. I really want to look into deal advisory or accounting advisory. Any tips for trying to transition? Either internal or to another Big 4
First year here taking my first actual vacation at the end of September. How do you set boundaries with people (partners) to protect your vacation? I understand emergencies are emergencies so I’ll have my firm laptop if something does come up, but I’m wondering if anyone has any first year tips
Leaving a big 4 tax group for a different big 4 tax group (I.e. EY fed tax to KPMG SALT). Will I get walked out the day I give notice? What can I say to HR to ensure this..
Looking for inputs and insights into developing Executive Presence as an immigrant female. Any books, tutorials, live classes etc. that has helped anyone and willing to share? Also looking to hear what in your experience has been the reason that impedes the exec presence someone could potentially bring in a senior leadership setting. How does that differ for a M vs. F candidate?
Big 4 consultants - do you have CPE requirements? I had to do 15 hours of CPE training in the next three days thanks to good ol KPMG.... this is absurd I’m not an accountant.
What are ways to get more vacation time? I’m feeling a little suffocated with the standard two weeks with all my family events this year.
Which books would you recommend for in house counsel about strategy, management, and leadership? Asking as product counsel for tech startup.
I’m taking PTO on Monday to sleep in and get some work done without meetings. I told myself I’d start today (Sunday) to get some of it out of the way and since I’ve woken up this AM, I’ve cooked myself food and binge watched movies for 7 hours. I just feel like doing nothing
What does the recruitment process look like for PhD candidates for the Big 4 and tier 2 firms? I know MBB recruits PhDs, but am unclear about the rest.
About to finalize negotiations with a big 4. Want to take 2-3 weeks off in between jobs. Is this realistic? Why are people’s experiences negotiating time off in between jobs ?
I hit rock bottom (I mean it) and in 6 weeks I managed a vacation, landed a new job, found a great guy, and landed a bomb apartment. Everything can change at the drop of a hat - keep your chin up.
Hey Fishes! What is sap scene in London and Manchester regions, will be moving there with my wife , is it going to easy finding a job in any of the big 4? Seven yoe.
Currently a M7 PhD student. Former Big 4 consultant and veteran. Want to go back into consulting (preferably strategy). I have an Ivy Master’s. Would a MBA be silly if this is my goal?
Question for folks in here who work at a company with unlimited PTO/vacation - how do you manage this from being abused by employees?
The culture around PTO on my 6-7 person team is one where: 1) no one (besides me) takes more than 1-2 days off a year, 2) people frequently brag about how little time off they take…”I only took one day off for my child being born”, 3) people make comments that I’m “always on vacation” (in the last 2.5 years working at my company, I’ve taken cumulatively ~4 weeks off). Team workflow is deal-based so it’s difficult to plan in advance for taking time off as deals often come up unexpectedly. Cont…
How is BCG and Bain with international mobility / transfers ? I’m with McKinsey and it happens quite a bit , some geographies with varying level of competition between geographies (e.g., hard to get into London / NYC, harder to go from India to US versus other way around) However , I’m hearing from BCG peers that it’s very difficult . Often people quit because international mobility is so difficulty within the company
Just curious so please share ur thoughts - I have been with the firm for over 6 years. Someone (in my office) 2 years my junior got Principle and I am still a senior project manager. What is going on?
Anyone else insanely busy? I hit 150 hours for July yesterday. And no, I'm not flexing - I was sub-100 for months since corona. I'm just wondering if this means things are picking up in real estate?
So been working on a proposal for way too long... looking at the team bios and out of 17 Ps and Ds not 1 woman! Should I just insert mine?
I have a full working weekend ahead (I’m sure many of you are in the same boat) - sending everyone strength! Don’t forget to take care of yourselves!
So, how about folks on the engineering side, management in particular. TOC, YOE? I've posted before: DIr. of Architecture and Engineering 20 YOE as of this year 180k TC (160 base + bonus) Work in a private software house in the GTA.
Those that did the American Airlines fast track promo, did you receive a confirmation email or anything? Or just waited 5 days?
IBM GBS Chicago salaries for band 7?
How do the independence rules vary between the big 4 related to non-audit employees owning stock? I’ve heard EY takes the most conservative stance. I know Deloitte consulting is separate and doesn’t have the same restrictions as audit.
Hello🐠. I live on the East Coast and would like to visit Alaska but can't really take a full week of vacation. Would 3-4 days be enough for a first trip and which city would you advise I go to first?
For anyone with a child less than 5 (therefore unvaccinated) who has had Covid, how long did their symptoms last?
What’s a typical on-shore team size for a BCG PL? Are they managing one 1-2 work streams and thus 1-2 junior resources? Or is it more than that?
Hi! Tier 1 commerce grad, excellent academics (10/12/grad) 2YOE Deloitte Consulting (good frontend exposure) Looking for opportunities in PE/VC space. Can even start with internship (if possibility of conversion to full time) Any referrals/leads would be appreciated! Thanks in advance.
Is it me? Or am I feeling we are putting in a lot more hours when working from home with all these meetings... maybe it’s time we all ask for a 4 day week. Just to be mentally healthy...
Am I CD? Creative lead on 9 brands, reporting to ECD (no CD above me). Reviewing partner agency work. Running a team of 8, making staffing budget decisions. I make 85K in Chicago. Can I be CD? 🤷🏼♀️
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