2nd year Big 4 consultant interviewing for a 2 year analyst program at a private investment/private equity firm. Role at first will be split 40-40-20 between Operations, Investor Relations, and Investment Team. Being marketed to be as a "rotation" Good exit? Don't want to take PE for the sake of PE, I want it to have legitimately transferable skills in modeling, valuation, investment with MBA almost certain after 2 years. Concerned I'd get "stuck" on portfolio monitoring
Had a really good networking call with a manager from D who offered to help in the future if possible but didn’t specifically offer to submit a referral. Is it rude to ask since they offered to help?
Thoughts on TDOC? Heard lvgo and tdoc May be looking to merge and there’s apparently 6 fool services that are recommending tdoc? What position will you enter?
Does anyone have a perspective on Cross Country Consulting? I am being consider for Finance Transformation role
What is working at Citadel like? Talking to a recruiter for an ops role, but she mentioned that the ex-MBB team works as hard as they did in consulting (if not harder). Also see online the Citadel is called “Chicago’s revolving door”? A bad exit for someone wanting a bit more sustainability?
How does the org chat goes after senior manager in ICF Olson and what is the expected salary range for senior manager role in Atlanta ?
Just wanted to vent- I work for Big 4. Applied for role that seemed really interesting. Weeks pass. No reply. SO who works at MBB and did not apply gets a message for same role: “want an interview?”😞
CPB London just lost Infiniti... Redundancies incoming and looking like a lot of them. Anyone hiring creative teams in London?
Any advice from a no name boutique analyst to get into a corporate strategy or corporate development role? Is it better to go through recruiter or apply directly?
Where does Project Delivery Specialist – Business Analyst fall within the hierarchy at Deloitte? I assume it’s a Analyst position but want to double check
Any expats living in London? Thinking of making the move. Non-EU citizen. How difficult was it to secure a position?
I want to do FP&A. I’m a senior II and recruiters have told me it’s tough to get into with only Big4 experience. Is this true? Do you suggest doing more of a senior acct role then internal transfer?
Can anyone give some insight on the path from Big 4 FDD to PE analyst position? Obviously, it’s a very difficult one, but any advice would be helpful.
Hello all! Is anyone from EY able to give a referral? Working in the DC area if it matters/helps. Thanks!
Looking to make an exit to FAANG. Have been thinking of getting out of the big 4 for over a year now. I feel like I can do so much more than what I am already doing. Can anyone help? ~ 9 years FTE.
Sr strategy associate role at Groupon Chicago. Any thoughts on working at Groupon or the role specifically?
Just read poets and quants article on vault's best consulting firms. Haven't heard of Putnam associates but they seemed pretty impressive. What's their reputation/anyone who works there care to share?
Tried to help an older lady take her luggage down the stairs at Union Station (Chicago). She panicked and held onto her luggage very tight. On hindsight, (cont)
I hosted a zoom bridal shower recently and need to mail out a couple prizes to game winners - any suggestions of cool things under $25 on Amazon that you'd appreciate as a prize?
COL in Chicago vs Denver? Spoke to a recruiter today for a remote role and salary is based on location. She told me the base for someone in Chicago is less than Denver which was surprising to me.
Say I go into fidelity and put 401k contribution at 100%. Will it just stop my contribution at my max for the year? Assume I’ve already put in 5k
Contemplating moving from Chicago to the Bay Area. Household TC is ~375k. We have a toddler as well. Both our jobs would allow us to relocate at the same salary. Wanted to get advise on what to expect in terms of change in standard of living (3 bed /2 bath unit), transportation (we don’t own a car) and daycare expenses from people who have done a similar move.
Thinking of switching to be a digital analyst. Is this a good career choice? What's the career trajectory in this role? I love both so want to make a move
Seeing a lot about low morale at PwC and, not all, but a lot of the gripe has been comp/cohort/promo related. Do people really feel like PwC pay isn't competitive in the market?
Hello! How do you guys make new friends in the city? I moved to city about six months ago and went right into quarantine. I had a bunch of friends who left the city this year and I find myself lonely on the weekends. I do have my roommate but we can only do so much together haha any recommendations would help!
Getting frustrated with AA. Home base @ Chicago. Anyone shifted over to Delta? Yay or nay and why?
How much would you take in a All-in comp cut to work in your dream job (or a realistic dream job since we can’t all be athletes)? Currently interviewing for a role in an industry that I am super ...
How do you quell the rage when you see posts in other bowls where male consultants talk about not taking off too much time for paternity leave? I wish they had to push a baby out
OK, biggest fuck up of your career? Mine: I didn’t check the final proof for a supermarket print ad so there was a fridge on sale for 50 bucks. Almost got fired. Yours?
For those not on the big law lockstep compensation, what is your typical raise per year? I’m at a big firm but we pay off market. Thanks.