I’ve been proposed an exit as Product Owner at a real company, not a consulting one. Staff seems nice, good culture, good salary (less than consulting but well), BUT I would have to move countries for that job and start a new life. I’ve also been proposed a Manager position at a consulting company in my home city, with potential of bigger salary thanks to bonuses. Culture seems good... But I’m sure it’s gonna be a hell lot of work. Which one would you take? Should I exit and never look back?
At what point in the interview/ offer process should you disclose that you'll have to pay back your current firm for tuition they paid?
Is applying for jobs on a company laptop frowned down upon? Would there ever be any retaliation? Asking for a friend
Got offered 90k total compensation for a tech role Berlin - 4 YOE. Tax seems pretty high but would that be a good salary all factors considered?
Has anyone ever left a tax advisory role, specifically working in the deal space, to join a pure management consulting firm? If so, do you feel the tax skills you had helped your transition?
Hello, please can anyone assist, I applied to PwC for a role, I got a response to clarify my visa requirement status, over a month ago and have not heard back, is it ok for me to reach out to the contact person. Any advice, please. ps- I am really excited about working with PwC.
What do you think about switching to a sales position at Oracle after 2 years of big4. Pay is definitely better (base is my current salary and commissions l is about 20-30%, its more interesting. Cont
I work in a small cpa firm that only does govt audit, but I don’t want to be pigeonholed. What can I do in my interview to show I can work in big4 & do non govt work (even if I have 0 experience)? TIA
Going to have a kid towards the end of the year and thinking of saving for the child. What are the drawbacks in opening a 529? Are there other investment vehicles that I should consider for my kid?
Looking into a role in an agency that seems to call their / acc execs/ senior acc execs ‘Senior Program Managers’ , any idea what the difference is ?
Just had an industry interview with someone who is Ex MBB and HSW. They talked about themselves (their whole professional life story) for half of the interview. Is this normal?
Any VC recs in San Diego? Needdd an exit 🙃
Any insight on how to source land an industry job besides applying directly online? Should I engage a recruiter? I’m only getting inquiries on LinkedIn regarding consulting positions with other professional services firms.
Hi All, I’m an analyst with 2 years experience that was recently laid off. Anyone know of anywhere hiring/can refer me? Much appreciated!
Does anyone know a role at MBB that could potentially be a Pivot from IT audit / risk & Reg consulting?
Is a switch from IT Audit (b4) to Product Management (industry) role a good move? C1. Significant pay bump as well.
Has anyone left financial services consulting and made a jump to CPG world? What are the best transferable skills to play up during interviews?
Fellow Fishes - I am seeking referral in Atlassian.. got laid off last week (SM, 15YOE) looking next gig actively. Thank You 🙏🏼
Thoughts on ear piercings? I have multiple but nothing too flashy (most people don't notice the cartilage ones) but wondering if I should remove while at the client site or when meeting w/ partners.
Which of these situations is your agency’s? 1. Creative brief is filled out by client services and approved by strategy 2. Creative brief is filled out by strategy and approved by client services
Best exit ops from Big4 IT M&A at director level? Is it possible to get a pay raise when exiting from strategy consulting (total comp) if you're already approaching the higher end of D-level pay band in consulting?
Hey guys- a specific ask. I am in the 240 days period where my extension is in progress, while my i94 date has expired. If I leave the country, wait for my extension to get adjudicated, then am I eligible for US salary?
Hi fishes, Anyone having 6 to 12 years of experience in UI, JAVA,. net, Azure, Azure SQL, Oracle data integrator developer, BA (BRD,CRD), product management experience? There are huge openings in EY. If you are interested please DM me.
What’s the vibe on travel to SXSW? Hearing some agencies are restricting travel and some sponsors are already out. Are agency teams being instructed not to go?
What’re the true specialties/differentiators at the big firms? I know smaller firms have clearly defined, defensible offerings (eg SKP is great at pricing), but amongst the massive firms that do everything (MBB and B4+ACN), what’re the firm specific specialties (continued)?
Can you help me evaluate this? It's for an L61 role at Microsoft. I'm currently L5 at Amazon. Offered: $27 ipa base, 5% joining bonus, $120k stocks with 4 years to vest. The recruiter says this is the final offer.
How do you decide your breakdown of pre- and post-tax retirement account contributions? I put in 10% of salary post and 6% pre (ACN match) but no idea if this is appropriate.
I need 2.5k United miles! Best way to get it?
I was hoping to be promoted to AE at my annual review in June, but my boss just put in her notice this week. Can I ask her about a promotion before she leaves?
I just joined Noom for the next few months at least (so I’m committed for now). Does this program work? I’m tired of the Covid weight.
Accenture fishes, are we to cancel travel to client next week? I lead a project on diamond client..
Fastest way to Marriott status? I am currently Diamond with Hilton but want to switch. Do they offer any challenges? I already was told no status matches.Also not interested in opening a Marriott cc..
Getting rejected during interview process due to TN visa requirement, is this common among smaller tech startups (100-200 employees)?
I am leaving the classroom. I don't want to manage so many humans at one time, anymore. I'm considering working remote to be able to travel more easily and figure out where I want to live and what I want. Is there anyone who has left the classroom or the education field? What jobs were you able to transition into?
What happens when you pass all 4 parts of the cpa exam? Does it expire even though there is an expiration date? How will I get official notification of passing?
Sr. Writer/ACD in LA laid off twice this year. Horrible luck. Previously worked at Ad Age A-List agency and trying to get back in the big game. Anomaly, TBWA, R/GA, Etc. Anyone have a lead?
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