If you apply to an audit client, how restrictive is it? Would you need to let your company know, even if you are just applying? I am in consulting so I have never been on an audit engagement. I hear if you do exit, you will have additional paperwork to fill but for the most part, is it easy/not a big deal?
What do MBB partners make, new partner vs 5 year, 10 year? Does it vary widely based on the individual?
I am a Senior Consultant on an engagement for a client I would like to work for. The client is back office and the job is front office. Does anyone have any experience with this?
New to consulting. How should I structure my message to project leads to try to get staffed. How detailed to I need to be ?
If your path demands you to walk through hell (or an equivalent client), then walk as if you own the place.
Does Salesforce have a strategic customer engagement team in their Consulting org that focuses on project delivery? If so, how’s it different from their Advisory services that staffs Program Architects on delivery projects?
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
What's a realistic path from agency (media or creative) to a product marketing role client side?
How long can you do the weekly travel before you need a break? I just hit 20 weeks including lots of Fridays at the client and weekend trips and wondering if it’s unreasonable to ask for a remote week
Anybody interview at or leave for MBB? What was their interview experience like, and from what group did you leave from?
Hi 🐠 I have been on bench for 1 week now and have been trying to do my best to get a project. My utility is dropping fast, But I feel I am being ingonored in my practice and also being asked to join project which doesn’t align my skillset. I have been in company for over a year now. Is this normal? FYI. I come from Industry so trying to understand consultaning world
Best or most unexpected soft skill tips you’ve ever gotten? I’ve missed a lot of our soft skills trainings due to client obligations and would really like insight into the tips I’ve missed
Why would a consultant in MBB switch to another MBB? Particularly between Mck and BCG. Outside looking in, they seem identical in experience and opps.
Coronavirus is still lurking behind the scenes. News reports are so vague. They Don't even break it down by state?
Today my boss asked me if I was okay, and I just burst into tears. It wasn't even in person either, it was over bloody Slack. Wtf is wrong with me?
7 YEO with 5 in consulting. Financial services industry, have masters degree. Currently an SA. I think I am underpaid. What would be the salary range for tier 1 cities for consulting and for industry?
Looking for a few positive & current questions/brian teasers to engage a large group (e.g., pet adoptions have increased by X percent this March compared to last in the wake of WFH due to covid-19)
looking to jump ship. going to be rusty with interviews. what sorts of questions do they ask experienced hires for consulting?
Thoughts on applying to roles at FAANG that your qualified for but don’t see yourself doing long term just to get your foot in the door, then trying to pivot—anyone have experience doing this?
Have an interview coming up and I’m a tad nervous. I feel that when I overprepare, I come off as robotic and the overpreparation makes me more nervous. I have a strong network at the company but I can find it hard to describe my achievements. Do you guys have any tips or can relate?
Any suggestions on getting hands on training for devops towards certification as delivery lead?
Has anyone ever taken a short term leave of absence to deal with mental health issues relating to being overloaded and overwhelmed with work? I’m at my breaking point with no end in sight of things slowing down. If I tell the COO, will this affect my career at the firm by doing this? Is there another option?
Anyone know the Deloitte GPS S&A bands for C and SC? Specifically for experienced hires, non-MBA masters, tech background.
What’s the day to day like in audit at a big 4?
Why does everyone here just talk about anything and everything around gay culture/relationships etc. I feel like I'm visiting some dating app or social forum. Aren't we supposed to talk about giving support to fellow members by helping them with referrals or which organisation is best for LGBTQ community kinda discussions. Or we like Gossiping so doesn't matter 😅
I’m trying to book first class tickets LAX to Tokyo for summer next year and I’m not able to find anything. Is it normally so hard to find availability? I have 350k Amex pts and am hoping to book 2 RTs
Any ex consultants who are now in VC? How did you transition (direct/post-mba)? Pros & cons? Do you like it?
Has anyone worked for Intuit as a CPA for TurboTax? Is that even allowed if you are working at the big 4? I transitioned out of a tax role to a consultant role and am thinking about doing it.
Also - got missed in the last post, but I just published changes to allow for inclusion of industry roles including a dropdown in the “stream” section and a place to include annual equity compensation
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