Currently at 4 YOE at Deloitte, have BS & MS in engineering, and software development with cyber professional experience. Was invited to interview for a cyber analyst role at McKinsey & Company, but unclear if this is a true step down given that I am an SC right now. Any insight is appreciated!
How’d you feel after your final round MBB interview? Did you have a feeling that you were probably going to get an offer?
Where are you applying for business school?
Told a recruiter my salary expectations then realized afterwards that I lowballed myself by 20k. Going to interview soon. Any tips on how I can position my revised expectations?
I am currently interviewing with mcdonalds and have my final interview monday. Super excited as its a pay increase and job seems aligned with my interests. however, having reservations (cont)
What’s the best way to slip out for an interview? I unfortunately don’t have PTO to run on right now.
Interviewing for a role at Deloitte Strategy & Ops Business Insights UK. Got a 4 hour long round 2 (video interview) with case study, presentation type rounds. What type of cases can I expect ?
Moms this one is a head scratcher...39 weeks pregnant and have already cleared 3 round of tough interviews with a tech firm. Recruiter was aware of this from day 1 and really tried to speed things con
Pray tell are there Wunderman Thompson folks here? Applying for a job & looking to see who I should directly reach out to.
Any tips for in-house interviews with the CEO and the CFO? This would be for a senior role at a late stage, pre-IPO tech company.
Coming from Big4, interviewing with a small, but successful software consulting startup. F500 clientele, solid portfolio. 20 people in the firm total. Nearly double pay plus equity and revenue sharing in a client management role. Promised a high degree of independence and trajectory for growth. Anything I should be wary of? Is this too good to be true?
I'm fairly certain I'll be having a face to face interview soon with an agency across the country. Maybe 2. I need help with "excuses" of why I can't go in to work while I'm interviewing cross country
Who gets a very *cool* but totally botched pixy haircut? A day before a hugely important set of interviews? A f*** idiot, that’s who. Grrrr. What do I do now? Slick it back, I guess.
Anyone interview for Kearney LCO recently? Saw some posts a few months back, but no updates on how they went. Interviewing next week and looking for insights into types of cases to expect. Kind of hoping there isn’t a market sizing question. Probably wishful thinking.
I have a virual interview this week and first time interviewing during the pandemic. What's expected for attire; suit or business casual? TIA!
I have an interview with an utility company in few weeks, for a litigation counsel role. I have never done any work in the utility/energy industry and I think they know that. Any tips for interviewing this type of role, especially with an utility/energy company?
Have anyone done contracting negotiations before? I've interviewed for co A & B and co A extended an offer today. The offer does not meet my current salary. Co B's interview structure is 3 rounds and I've finished my 2nd round today. The recruiter mentioned that since I am a contractor my current salary is incomparable as they will provide benefits, etc. Is this true? I have 2 yrs of contracting HR exp from fortunate 500 co’s & OMW to get my SHRM-CP. Appreciate your advice in advance.
What’s a VP, Director? Interested in applying for a role with this title but I can’t tell if it’s equivalent to a traditional VP or if it’s equivalent to a Director.
Do any firms provide tuition reimbursement post-MBA? Scenario: I work for firm X. Go to top 10 bschool. Land job at firm Y. Can I request firm Y to offer $ as part of my MBA tuition reimbursement?
To all current and former 1st yr associate sell side traders, what do/did you make total comp first year?
One more day of client and partner meetings then off to NOLA for a stag weekend. I predict a hazy and expensive 4 days ahead of me.
Remember when client offices were empty at 5pm when you walked the halls? Can confirm it's freaking fantastic being on the other side!
I wonder if I’m too emotional to be in business / accounting does anyone have any book recommendations dealing with this? Seems not all, but most people I meet above me in the corporate ladder are kinda of bullies .. I’m just over it ...
On may 10th we get official communication on our promotion. When would we get to know our compensation percentages?
Interesting all the noise about these PPT, my take: The pandemic took all the upside of an IB analyst life (client meetings in person, fancy trips, suit up, worshiped at networking events) and left all the juniors with the downside (long hours, monkey-like type of job, aggressive work environment). Not that the complaints are not sort of legitimate but you may need to revise the decision-making process that led you to accept a return offer. Specially if you were looking for less hours.
Have an interview for a federal job. Would it be ok to ask if there's an expected timeline for their decision at the end? I really want this position, but I don't want to hold off on other things if it'll take months for them to finalize selection.
Any one looking to apply to Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card? I got a 100k reward points offer
Had my 401k in all VINIX last year, and it served me well. I rebalanced to 20% large cap, 20% mid cap, 20% small cap, 20% Int’l, and 20% bonds. The Int’l diversification is pulling me down significantly. Would you shift that 20% back to large cap or just say it will payoff later to diversify? My IRA is pretty yeah heavy, so trying to be mindful.
Thoughts on weaning - my sweet baby is now 13.5 months and was down to nursing twice a day after she turned one. The last ~2 weeks she’s either been too distracted or too tired to nurse in the evening
So I found out an agency in my town is offering its senior female staff to not go on maternity leave and instead freeze their eggs. (Cont next post.)
Any B4 to MBB experienced hires (excluding MBA recruiting) here? Would love to hear about any advice you have about applying.
Happy Cinco De Mayo! Did you know that it's NOT an important holiday in Mexico? The More You Know!
Your task is to blow a job interview in the first 30 seconds. What do you do? “How strict is the sexual harassment policy?”
Looking for roles internally at the current company, and the role identified is an individual contributor role. I exited consulting at a Director /SM level, and due to the layoff took a not so good role 2 years ago. The hiring manager for this role asked "why do you want to be a people manager". Frankly, I was a little shocked at this even being a question. How would you react in this situation it you were me? Would you entertain/respond to this question at all? The communication is in writing.
Anyone interview at Point B and know what their case studies are like? Are they true cases (similar to those at the top strategy shops) or more interviewer led?
Opinions on what happening with Facebook and their poor employee outlook? What will FAANG be if Facebook hits the fan? NAAG?
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