I'm about to graduate from uni and have sadly just realised that the creative industries I like aren't going to pay enough, so I want to get into consulting. Ideally in areas like marketing/branding/digital rather than MBB
Is anyone here currently working as Data Scientist at MBB firms (McKinsey/BCG/Bain)? What is your experience and how did you prepare to be selected? Thank you so much!
Is anyone looking for a entry lv data analyst in austin Texas? I recent graduated with bachelors in Econ and I have 3 months internship experience as a data analyst, plus I know python, R, SQL, excel, stata. Most companies are looking for over a year of experience so I’m having trouble.
Any non-MBB find PE ops opportunities pre mba? Where would you find opportunities posted? Or should I reach out to headhunters
How many of you were able to do an internship while in school vs jumping into the job market with only your sport experience?
Is there anyone who would like to refer me as an assistant management accountant at their company? I am pursuing a CMA qualification, currently completing a higher degree in Management Accounting, and an intern. I am in South Africa, and would like to relocate. Please and thanks.
Not cpa related, but if anyone is applying to pwc start internship 2021 and you identify as a minority you can "present yourself as a minority" and a recruiter will refer you to a web page to see if you meet this criteria. Basically it looks like you'll get preferential treatment if you meet the criteria. Firm is really pushing diversity it would seem
Hello, I could use some advice regarding my compensation. I have 1year and 9 months of experience in social media as I worked with a multinational agency in the middle east. I am currently pursuing a master’s degree in marketing and will be graduating in 2023. I am doing a summer internship in marketing in a startup in Montreal. I would like to continue with them as a part time employee until I graduate and was wondering how much should I ask for as an hourly pay with my experience?
McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Oliver Wyman McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company MBB, Big 4 ANZ fishes, is the public sector work significant in the region? Who are some of the key spenders? What kind of work should I expect?
Anyone know about DDB’s SF internship program? I applied 2 months ago but never got a message
Looking for advice and opinions… stay on to push for Partner at MBB or exit to Operating Partner role at top PE firm?
How do top consultants create really good visuals or dashboards without being exceptionally talented with data cleaning, manipulation, and visualization software such as power BI or tableau. Always hear that MBB consultants don’t have to be technically savvy (e.g. alterx, tableau, etc) but don’t get how you create insights without being great with data.
I am looking for job opening in QA Analyst -Media/News or Content Writer position. I have 3 years of experience in the field.
I am also open for Data Analyst and Machine Learning fresher position as an intern or fresher. If anyone has any opening, please DM or drop it in comments.
RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) Capital Markets CIBC Can anyone who works as an intern or has at the big 5 (Toronto Office)RBC (Royal Bank of Canada) Capital Markets,RBC,BMO, @cibc, Scotiabank and TD Canada Trust give any interview/application tips for a finance analyst intern role?
MBB folks - do you have teams that do external research /outside-in analysis and data gathering for you or y'all do it yourselves?
McKinsey & Company Bain & Company For all the MBB folks out there, is there an optimal time to apply as an experienced hire? I know hiring can be slow once new campus hires join and onboard since there are a lot of people waiting to be staffed on projects. Outside of that time frame, are there any others that are typically less advantageous? Would be applying to entry level positions if that matters. Thanks in advance!
McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group
Hi does anyone here work at Cisco? I saw a financial analyst internship that I believe I would be a good fit for. @Cisco. Cant seem to tag the company no clue why.
My brother is looking for an internship in tech startup in SF bay area (visa required).
He's working full time for a French telecom company as SWE. They have a program where they can leave a few months to experience the startup life.
Do you work for such company?
How do you come off confident without projecting “ego”? Recruiting for startup roles out of mbb and recognize tech dislikes consultants and generalizes us as egotistical but struggling to find balance between humility and owning my skills/experience. Feel like my male Friends are given a lot more room to be confident before they are seen as arrogant.
McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Why do MBB raise salaries regionally and not worldwide?
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I want to learn sap abap..can anyone suggest me the best trainer as per your experience.
Thanks in advance!
What is wrong with Tech Mahindra HR.. everytime i call them they say same answer pending for approval...not sure what approval they are looking for past 15 days...if they are planning to put my position on hold they should mail me or when i cal them they should inform..but nothing is happening..do i need to wait or better search for other opportunities? Please suggest...@Tech Mahindra
I am doing a rotation in the valuation group and planning to switch firms afterwards. Anyone here did this and have any tips? I know transferring from audit to valuation is usually a bit harder, but would appreciate any tips. I have a bit of valuation experience from my PE clients. I am also planning to sit for CFA level II this summer and have taken some modeling/valuation courses.
Where does everyone look for jobs
Hi, I am looking for Program Manager Job having 5 Year of Experience, currently residing in Bangalore any reference or lead will be appreciated .
Can anyone provide insight on what the average Sr. Systems analyst makes with certifications in Grand central, prelude, cadence and a proficiency in RTE? I am currently around 93k
Anyone here who switched from TCS ( who was working in Nielsen Account) to NielsenIQ.
Please let me know if anyone, I have few doubts and wants to connect.
Tata Consultancy Nielsen Accenture
With 17 lpa as fixed salary, should I choose old or new regime? How much max can I save via old vs new
Was hoping if anyone could refer me for a functional business analyst role. Hoping for Deloitte, Amazon, Accenture etc. I have 6 years of experience as a business analyst at Infosys. Can work on tableau, Ms excel.
Where’s my GMTeam at?
Acupuncturist recommendations in DC or VA?
This is the most timid bowl I’ve seen
Headhunter has reached out to me with 2 opportunities, one with a megafund and another for a small fund I've never heard of and wouldn't be interested in joining. The headhunter is pushing me to consider the small fund. Can be clear with the headhunter that don't want to proceed with the small fund, or does that risk the headhunter not connecting me with the megafund?
No matter how often my work is well received, I constantly struggle with self-doubt. Any other creatives echo this sentiment? How do you overcome?
I am in Infosys for almost 19 years and moved to Program Manager role recently. My salary reached to 32 lac with fix part 24 ans variable as 8. I am getting an offer from Erricsson Indian Global private services of 42.2 lacs with 37.5 lacs as fixed component. Infosys is trying to make it close to 40 - however fixed will be close to 30. What shud I choose
Folks my back is suffering wfh. Can anyone recommend a good yet economical work/office chair. Need back and preferably head support
Hi everyone! Im currently a Customer Experience Consultant @ CarMax and I’m interested in learning more about Customer Success but I know nothing about SaaS or tech sales. Any advice on how I can get experience?
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How accurate is this person's experience at McKinsey? Sounds absolutely brutal! https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/my-bosses-at-mckinsey-made-us-get-on-2-a-m-zoom-calls/
My take: everybody's buying creative agencies to get the creative people, then they will slowly kill their will to live with red tape, cost cutting, stagnation, they decide creativity sucks.
What are the best consulting/brand agencies for recent college grads to go to? I understand that now isn’t the best time to apply but I’d like to start researching!
Contemplating a move from agency strategy side to management consulting firm. What’s it like on the other side.
IAB just published a Playbook for using augmented reality in advertising. Do you see interest in AR in agencies? Do you see a need for training in this area?
Can anyone recommend a top-notch workshop facilitation training course or event that you found helpful?
Anyone have a spare Dribbble invite?
I have my intro call with Deloitte Digital next Monday. Any tips or advice? Also what’s the salary for an SEO Lead?
Does anyone have experience or insights into Deloitte Digital? What’s their sweet spot? How is their creative product? What’s the culture like?
How long does it take to get hired at Deloitte? I applied in June and my status is “interviews In Progress”.
Can anyone direct me to an interview case example question for the more strategy-minded firms like Vivaldi?
Any thoughts on Vivaldi Partners (Brand Consulting)? Looking for insights regarding culture, pay, projects, etc.
Enjoy the funk.
For those who can’t fly/have a fear of flying, are there any consulting firms that don’t require travel?
Anyone made a successful switch from the Ad Agency world to consulting early on in their career? What drove you to it, was it worth it? Did you get the professional growth opportunities you were looking for?
Made it to the final round of interview at a Branding Agency... I have to present a case study that shows my approach thru 'branding lens' - they gave me a slide deck with such minimal info and I have to present in a few days. Can anyone give me some tips on working on a deck for branding specific case study? I'm coming from tech background so would appreciate the advice!
For those consultants out there ... have you found it valuable to have a formal certification for Digital Transformation Change mgmt? What do you feel is the most valuable/marketable certification?
Question on changing roles: a friend of mine did not pass the final round at BCG for an associate position, due to not having as much relevant experience as the other candidates. However, they are interested in him and will likely offer him a research position. Does anybody know whether it is likely that you can switch from a research role to a consulting role? Very interested to learn if anyone has experienced this :)
Pick Strategy. As you grow in your career you can later shift into Account. Much harder the other way around.
Whether it's a consultancy or advertising is less important than your excellence. If you are excellent and personable you will get paid in time. Just keep at it.
You have to have some background/ experience in order to be a consultant
Not true - MBB hires straight out of university
Strategy is definitely your best entry point
Move to the US. There’s a lot of money in advertising here.
Not at all. It’s very hard to get a visa and most do it through O1 or L1
@OP, a couple thoughts:
Marketing, branding, and digital has historically been the purview of advertising agencies, not consultancies. If you want to do those things, look for an agency or an agency that is part of a larger consultancy that does that work.
Also, not sure what creative industries/type of woke you actually want to do, so you should think about that too. What kind of problems do you want to tackle? What kind of role on a team do you think you could utilize your background for? That's not super clear here.
What is “enough”? Is this based on cost of living or on expectations?
Look at places like Prophet, Interbrand, Lippincott. Happy to chat further, the salary bands at these places vary but I can tell you definitely at least some firms pay more than Big 4 (including Deloitte) albeit less than MBB.
I’d pick strategy for sure for your internship.