I'm thinking about getting braids. What are your thoughts on interviewing while wearing braids pulled back in a bun? Yes/No, until you get the job?
McKinsey & Company fish - have an interview coming up - anyone willing to chat ? Looking for any advice you might have.
Is it a red flag if someone took 8 years to finish PhD without publication? (Applying for biotech/pharma research position)
Can someone from Deloitte explain the OCR interview process? Got an email to schedule a 60 minute virtual interview for the Strategy internship, and there weren’t many details provided on what to prep
I wish as many men were trying to get a date with me as campus students trying to an informational interview out of me.
I have an interview scheduled for this Friday but I’m feeling very unprepared. I need more time to think through my professional experiences and how that translates to the role in question. How does it look if I move the interview to next Friday? Would that raise eyebrows?
Final round of interviews with Facebook in a few days (marketing role). Any of you with interview experience with them? Any advice?
MIT Sloan admits this year want to share their apps? I am thinking of applying 2nd round 760￼ GMAT, 3.4 GPA, 7+ years experience, URM woman.
Workday🐟. Want to learn Workday. There is a potential for a project training role but it sounds like Workday needs to interview and approve us. Any idea what skills/behaviors they are looking for?
Can anyone give more color on the difference between what the “focus” interview and the “behavioral” interview entails for a consultant . Coming in laterally and recruiter didn’t provide much detail! thanks
How do people study for case interviews? I have case in point but am curious to how people approach practicing them in person?
Have a second round interview with a higher up at BlackRock for an Associate role in products. Can anyone share their interview experiences or can current employees share perspective on working at the company in the current environment?
Feeling a bit down today because I’ve been applying, interviewing and getting several rejections. Nothing seems to be working out … I know I’m close but it does not make the rejections any easier. How do you cope? What’s the longest you’ve been searching for? Trying to stay positive & encouraged. TIA. PS I’m currently employed just looking to do more impactful & fulfilling work.
What do you look for when interviewing a junior associate (2-3 year) for an in-house associate counsel position? What are your expectations with respect to substantive knowledge? I have some interviews for associate counsel positions at some later-stage startup tech firms and would love some advice on how to stand out from all the other biglaw junior associates.
Is Deloitte on a hiring freeze? I see postings for their ara group but don’t know if it worth applying during the current environment.
For a potential full-time role, I’ve gone through a few rounds of interviews and was about to schedule another one, but then got radio silence from the recruiter. About a week has gone by. Any words of advice?
Scheduled for final interview tomorrow for a senior management role. Interviewers are head of marketing and marketing director. Any tips to ace it?
Does Accenture usually reject via email? Finished the entire interview process and they reached out to schedule a call. Was curious to know if I should expect and offer or possible rejection.
Interesting read about folks who won’t take vaccines. Lots of different rationales, but they all boil down to people thinking they’re smarter than experts (a common problem in modern America) and a general “you can’t tell me what to do” attitude. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/05/the-people-who-wont-get-the-vaccine/618765/
Sitting in my office drinking coffee enjoying my last day. Only have a 2 day break before starting new role next week, but damn does it feel good.
Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!
Hi Fishes, How is harman connected services in terms of work culture , management, job security and kind of projects? I have opted for gurgaon location and I am from automation testing field. Does HCS has good projects at gurgaon location?
I've gotten lazy this week. How do yall get back on the path and get motivated to get it done?
My wife’s employer doesn’t offer short term disability benefits for pregnancy. We just learnt she might be pregnant. How do I go about buying short term disability insurance ?
I have an interview offer with Teneo in their management consulting practice. It appears to be a stacked team with an interesting backstory. Does anyone have experience working with them? What’s the reputation? I’ve heard of the tangentially but would appreciate any insight!
Struggling hard to land a new job. Go through many interviews and then end up running into a hitch like “the team likes you, but still waiting on some shoes to fall”. Tell me I’m not the only one
Have any other Fishbowlers gotten their MBA abroad? Wondering what others' experiences have been. I'm considering applying to IE in Madrid and Imperial College in London.
How is everyone organizing Jira? A project for each product or offering within a product or just a single backlog. The startup I work at have one backlog set up for the product but I find things get lost. The engineering team then have their own Jira projects where items from the product backlog get moved into it, refined, broken down into smaller tickets, and then scheduled into sprints. I can’t help but think this is hard to manage.
Have your employers made you return your covid monitors/desks if you’ve gotten a new job? How have they collected?
Total compensation for an in-house strategy gig? at a major tech company in LA. About 5 years of experience
Best LAX shuttle service? Used Uber for every trip, but would prefer something with terminal pickup. Might as well book both ways elsewhere. Cost not the biggest factor but reliability.
For anyone buying for one - how much do you spend on groceries each week (on average)? Pls age and gender too
I'm a young software developer working with one of the FAANG but I keep hearing that fintech companies pay Software Developers more. What should I learn if a wanted to move to a Software development role in a Fintech company? In all my previous SDE roles (intern/entry level) I've always had to understand the domain of the projects so I'm thinking about upskilling as I'm not looking for entry level jobs anymore.
Grew up in a small town and really fortunate to join consulting. Been really curious about MBB and what strategy entails. Can someone please walk me briefly in your shoes on a normal M-F?
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