Hi Fishies - have a bet with friend: what is the avg base salary of someone in BCG who is 2-3 years out of MBA (e.g project leader)? Does it exceed $250k base?
Does a high salary hurt my chances for MBA admission? Are the important metrics to these schools salary increase post-graduation, or do they care more about absolute salary amounts post graduation?
Should I open a 529 or a taxable brokerage account? Might go get an MBA down the line, but also would hopefully be with a company that would pay for it.
Hi D&A 🐟, I’ve been thinking of doing a career pivot from cyber security to data science. My current role is very technical and have experience with Python, PowerShell, AWS (SAA cert), Azure (Security Engineer cert in progress), and a bunch of other cyber security related technical skills. I have experience doing basic data analysis but not at the level of a data scientist. What would you recommend I do to gain these data scientist skills? I think the end goal would be to transition from cybe
Planning to move to Canada in a year through the Express Entry program. Currently working at Accenture Strategy in India (2 years work experience) with MBA from one of the top universities in the country. Not sure if I'll be able to get an internal transfer. Anyone here who has made a similar move? What worked best for you in terms of job search?
Is the SPHR or PHR license necessary to pivot into human capital? I have a MBA from a Top 15 school. Any thoughts?
Hello, I'm looking for job. My highest qualification is MBA in finance. Holding 3 yrs of experience in accounting profile.
Any tips to prep and pass PMP in one shot other than buying the book and reading every page of that?
Opinions Please. YOE - 5. ZS Associates - CTC- 19.6 LPA(include 15 gross+ 10%variable+1lakh joining bonus+ 1.5 year end bonus(ELRP)) SYNECHRON - 18 LPA FIXED. Might offer more on negotiation. EPAM - 20 LPA FIXED. 1 lakh joining. Might negotiate lillte bit more. ZENSAR - 20 LPA FIXED. Might offer some joining bonus. I heard ZS offers support for higher studies and there's a program for exec MBA from ISB. Is it for every track or specifically for people in consulting. ZSers please help me on this
Being potentially considered for M at Deloitte. Target salary? Have an MBA and currently at 135 base
My job said I can expense AWS Cloud Practitioner certification but I don’t know where to go from here? Do I sign up on Amazon somewhere? Where do I get study material? Etc
For those that joined consulting post-MBA, do you wish you had started earlier or do you feel it was the right time? 2 years in and wondering if I should commit to another 3 years for B-school...
How bad would I damage my network /rapport if my current company sponsors an expensive certification for me but then I accept an offer at another firm the following month?
I am seriously just trying to get clarity and not do any bashing. Why do all my MBA friends (every single last one, sample size-8) who went to Deloitte hate it there? They won’t tell me why (I think between confidentiality and sadness) other than that they hate it. My friends in other places seem to have mixed opinions.
Hello! I have a two part question: 1) is it worth it to obtain an SHRM specialty credential if I don’t have the broader SHRM certification? 2) has anyone gotten the People Analytics or Talent Acquistion credential? If so, how valuable was it from a learning perspective? Do you feel it significantly contributed to your knowledge in either area? Thank you!
For MBA apps will it hinder or help you if you provide a list of other MBA programs you are looking into besides the one you are currently applying for?
Trying to decide between fin reporting job at company about IPO in 1-2 years or MBA school at SMU. What do u guys think?
Advice please: I’m currently engagement manager at a boutique consulting house with a niche focus on life insurance, I have 6 YOE post MBA. I have two offers and feel pulled: 1. BCG but at consultant position and 2. Life insurance strategy team for a large global bank as senior engagement manager. Which one do I take?
Preping for an interview for MBB. I never know how to prepare for the “tell me about a time you failed” q. Can anyone offer best way to approach this and perhaps an example?
I think my client is gas lighting me. I submitted workpapers and when they told me to look in them to review comments it looked nothing like what I submitted.
If you’re on the bench and get an external job offer is it worth giving a 2 week notice? What’s the point? I want to be professional but I also want to get paid until my start date. What should I do?
New manager salary (B4) in SF Bay Area?
Hello fishes, How is the yearly hike, WLB, promotions in NTT data. HR mentioned there is no variable bonus in the company. How is the growth for SAP? Deloitte 9.5 + 10 % bonus. NTT data 11.2 fixed no bonus. YEO- 4+
During an interview for undergrad campus position, is it too risky to say that one of reasons u like a company is bc of their gay network/the support for queer folkx in general (id explain it in a more elegant way ofc)? Interview is with partners for MBB (M-first/final round and Bain-final round). I’m a woman also btw
Asking for a friend - she is currently on H1B, and planning to rent out one of the room in her house via Airbnb, will it affect her future green card application?
Heard a new term. Covid-concious. As in 'How Covid-concious are you?' to be mindful of someone's feelings towards the virus and the precautions they are taking, when speaking to them / near them.
How should one go about asking for a letter of rec—email or live Zoom call? I’m in a position where my first rec letter is really strong and someone I worked with for a while but the second one is someone I worked with for only 3 months (I’m a consultant and it’s the average case length). I am giving them 5 weeks to write it and don’t want to put them on the spot.
Let’s say someone was to offer to sell the following. What would they be worth? Marriot Gold l Hilton Honors Diamond IHG Priority Club Platinum Elite Delta SkyMiles Platinum Medallion Continue....
After 5 strategy projects and super long hours, taking a 4 month implementation project to rack up some utilization and air/hotel points. Excited to be able to dinner/drinks with friends instead of
Why is attrition heavy in big 4?
How do you walk away from creepy unsolicited sexual advances from people in your apartment?
I'm a 'Consultant' who's worked as a Product Owner / Agile team lead throughout my career (3yrs) . This does involve client facing day to day activity . But I'm wondering where my career is going? Are delivery/POs really consultants? And is being a PO the right path to product manager, if I wanted to go to tech?
Is it true Mck on hiring spree?
Looking for advice from fellow 🐠 at BCG/who interviewed there as experienced hires - how did you go about preparing for the interviews (apart from standard case prep) & what worked well/did not? TIA!
How do some of the Big 4/ACN levels compare to job roles and titles at Amazon? I’m a manager within the Accenture Security practice with strong focus on security compliance and risk. Trying to see which Amazon non titles would be equivalent to or above my Accenture role. If someone has a career path (analyst, senior analyst, mgr, sr mgr, etc) that would be helpful.
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