How long have you all been interviewing for?
I feel like I wasted a morning. I’m pregnant, can’t focus on work, can’t take my adhd meds, in a new position with no support, and I’m nauseated all the time. I don’t know how to prioritize my work like I have in the past. Has anyone else been in this situation? Any tips?
Telling a recruiter you have other interviews and possible offers coming in order to make them speed up a possible/rejection? Good Idea?
Interviewing for a role at BP, what are they like as a firm to work at? It’d be the commercial/strategy side of the business rather than production. I understand they went thru a major re-org to be relevant for the future energy industry. How’s that going?
Just had a look at some start-ups that are hiring and a lot of them offer unlimited vacation days... think this is a good practice?
Can someone please suggest some exit opportunities for a lifelong Internal Auditor? I have 4 yrs of consulting and 2 years of industry experience.
Trying to exit into FAANG but know it may be a long shot involving a handful of rejections. Meanwhile got approached by a number of recruiters for a) smaller emerging startup <but need to shift geo>, and b) major banks for in-house strategy. I’ll proceed with interviews with a) since it will give me a flavour of tech recruiting, but should I even go through with interview process for b)? Thoughts? Fyi, have not interviewed in 4+ years!
Hi Fishes! I’m a newly promoted S1 in tax at a Top 10. I’m trying to join the Big 4 post 10/15 (preferably KPMG) Does anyone have any tips or suggestions to make it in? I had an interview with EY two weeks ago (before I was officially a senior), but never heard back, probably because they were looking for a senior lol. 😭 Thank you so much everyone!
Interviewing in industry with an international firm that is looking for someone with 8 years experience but the title is Senior Associate. I am a big 4 manager right now. What should I do?
Has anyone left for another big4 with the intention of returning later? I’m being offered a manager role and a nice pay bump at the same practice at another firm. I can tell their leadership doesn’t h
Is there a difference between a normal tax professional vs a tax consultant that works for the big 4? Are they essentially the same position and get paid the same as well?
Hi. I’m an incoming masters in business analytics student at MIT and am looking for summer 2022 internships as an analyst in a tech company. I have worked as an engineering analyst for about a year. Any suggestions on how to prepare for interviews are welcome and maybe we could also do a coffee chat.Thank you
Secured 750 (Q:49, V:42) in GMAT. Targeting to apply for EMBA in 1-2 years. 9 YOE. Current role: Senior Manager. Target universities: M7, INSEAD and LBS. Question is, for GMAT exam I just focused on Q & V part, and skipped IR & AWA part (IR: 1 & AWA: 3). Now does it make sense to reattempt with a focus on other parts and risk 750 scores, or you think it’s not needed, as for EMBA’s GMAT score is not the only deciding factor and 750 score is enough for most universities irrespective of IR & AWA.
While applying for extension questionnaire asked if I am legally married. I recently got married but my spouse is yet to apply for H4 visa as consulates are closed. Still do I need to fill my spouse details?
Hi All, It’s been a week since I last heard from pwc in regards to my interview. I gave them my availability for next week but I’m on holiday and few of the days won’t be at home. Shall I follow up with recruiter and make them aware that I’m still waiting for something to be scheduled. Really don’t want to keep waiting…
What are the potential benefits of working at a deals oriented firm (e.g., LEK, S& Deals, EY-P) as compared to the more traditional Big 4 MC type roles at the post-M level? Really struggling with putting in the hours for the deals centric role as I’m not 100% sure of the longer term payoff (besides short term slight bump in comp).
Hey Consultants. I just might have a Bain interview coming up in a few weeks. So far I have had 3 R1s of the other two MBB but got dinged. I don’t know what I am doing wrong but I need help as I call this the “last dance” so far I have done 40+ live cases with MBB consultants.
I was confident that my late-stage interview with Uber went well - just received a rejection email. Perhaps I'm rationalizing, but is it safe to chalk this up as a good miss given the volatility of their business?
I created a LoFi playlist on YouTube for consultants like us to vibe and work on (“Pls Fix Playlists”) It’s made me at least 2x more productive in editing my resume while searching for exit opps - so hope it does the same for ya’ll! Let me know what ya’ll fishes think: https://youtu.be/_PWxgWMtP5I
Loose fixture outside hotel room window kept me up all night being blown around in the wind. How many points?
I hate the cultural norm that makes drinking and eating rich food almost mandatory for client entertainment and/or team bonding on travel jobs. Any tips on how to stay fit and stick to a healthy diet?
I am curious to hear your honest thoughts. I don’t know what other firms have done but my firm has fired people, furloughed people, cut pay, delayed promotions and hire dates, etc. but also has allocated a chunk of change above what has been given in the past to support social justice causes. While I support the cause I wonder how associates feel about this when frankly some of it is at their expense?
If you started working at a company for like a year as a staff level, for example 2019-present, and this is reflected on LinkedIn, do you guys update any promotions to show it as (the date or year of promotion) -present... or just show it as 2019-present? I’ve seen people do the latter more but is that even right?
Just another Canadian with a dream of transferring to a U.S. office. I know it varies by agency, but how difficult is the process (visa’s etc)?
Had an horrible experience at ORD, first the flight got delayed because of mechanical issues, then I was given a seat on another flight when I gave the premier line a call but when I reached the gate
Thoughts on leaving before finding a new job? Feel like I don’t have the time to really search for something new. I have about month and a half of PTO payout at 24 years old and have a decent amount saved up.
Imagine your firm region leader bowing out on you right during the middle of a huge client proposal that your team has been working on for months and then citing afterward there is “more to life than winning client work” and that it’s OK to sit out some of the biggest client proposals due to mental health…
Any organization does consulting interview prep, esp. case interview prep? Trying to switch job into better consulting firms. Never done case interview before, so need some guidance. Thanks!
Planning a bridal shower / bachelorette party weekend for my elder sister (she’s 28). She wants to have it in NYC, which is where she and I live. I’m thinking bridal shower at Union Square Cafe or some other fancy restaurant Saturday morning, bachelorette party Saturday night (but no idea where), and then casual goodbye brunch at my parent’s place on Sunday AM. Her friends would fly in Friday or Saturday morning. Have never done this so need all the advice / suggestions! Thank you!
Dont know why there is a need for me to go to the client's site as a staff I if all the work im doing here can be done back at the office- such a waste of my time...i seriously dont know why i'm here
Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
Hiya! Trying to get a decent understanding of what paybands are like for my experience and role at other firms or in industry . For anyone that is roughly 2yoe in Toronto working in cyber please share your salaries! Thanks in advance! I’ll start, I make 81k.
How much equity would you expect when joining a series A startup with ~50 FTES? A few pieces of info: role is D of strategy. Company is in healthcare (non-biotech). Highish COL city (if that matters). They’re offering what feels like decent cash comp (~200k).
16k EQD in AA. Am I even close to being selected for Concierge Key? Mostly fly out of Chicago.
Any fish familiar with Apple's OPD group? Thoughts on potential exit and expected base comp? MBA with 5 YOE, seems like it might be a step down from MBB Associate comp but tempted by tech exit and work life balance...
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