which consulting firms are on a hiring spree?
A lead on my team mentioned she is pregnant and she hasn’t made the news public and just informing me as a friend. we go live in summer, she won’t be due until fall but I feel project might need back up given the crazy hours in go live, should I inform SM or PPMD in confidence and look for an additional member? How do I go about this? Don’t want to betray her trust and at the same time do not want to risk project. Anyone been on this boat before?
Any advice on looking for a role in a new city? I was in nyc for 5 years and just moved to chi. Looking to get back into agency world but don’t have a network here yet
How many years can you remain in the same position/title at the same agency before it starts looking bad or questionable on your resume?
Hi, Is Barclays a good company for 3 yrs experienced java developer in Chennai for BA3 Role? And tell me about the Job security & notice period at Barclays and about work life balance.
What’s the dating / hookup culture like at the different M7s? Specifically Booth vs Kellogg vs Wharton.
Hi, I have got offer from PWC India, Mumbai location. What are the chances that I will be deployed to a domestic client location project? And also if it's a critical data project like of banking what are the chances that they will ask for work from office at client location even if it's WFH these days? YOE: 5.5 years Technology: ETL development
Friends of fishbowl. Need advice on two very different offers I have: - ZS Consultant: 170k base, 20k signing. Will be joining Process Excellence and Transformation under the Business Operations Group - Deloitte Manager: 155k. Will be joining Strategy & Analytics and will focus on Financial Services Money aside, which is better for career growth, culture, experiences? Note that I already have 4 years of consulting experience at another big 4 so brand recognition is not important to me
A former colleague gave me a strong reco on LinkedIn. She said I was “the nicest person to work for.” Crazy, but I wonder if that is a detriment to landing a creative leadership role?
Anyone ever had to say no to being a godmother? I already have one goddaughter and I think that's enough. I take the role seriously.
I have an offer from Deloitte for an Consultant role. The Immigration team seems very slow in getting the H1B Transfer done (been close to a month and LCA not yet filed) I wanted to know how Deloitte is regarding GC processing and extensions, do they do that on time ? Any thoughts ?
Let’s talk WFH - is asking for two days a month on an ongoing basis (assuming no crazy client meetings or other pressing needs those days) unheard of or seem reasonable?
What does the title “client partner” mean — seen mostly in WITCH. Is this junior partner type role/ responsibility/ comp? Similar to Principal/ Senior Director/ Associate Partner?
everyone, I have recently accepted an offer at Capco but I learnt that it has been fully acquired by Wipro. Can anyone advise what is the work culture and management like at Wipro (for the North American operations)? The management team at Capco seemed progressive but mergers/acquisitions are an absolute shit show and I am trying to prepare myself for worst case scenario
I officially started applying to jobs outside of consulting this week. Not very sure how to do it best. I’m looking at sustainability roles at FAANG…should I ask for a referral or just apply on my own?
What is the culture at the Strategy& Middle East offices like? Do people from outside the region integrate well?
I have been struggling with this for the past year. I had a team member who was working on a critical project for our biggest client. I inherited him from his previous director who quit...(contd)
I have social anxiety and I feel like I am being punished because of that. I am not being promoted and was told to work on confidence even though my technical performance was outstanding. I wished I can just "work on my confidence" and boom. But it's not gonna happen like that. Diversity has been the hot topic these days. Why do we view shy people, introverts, socially anxious people as less capable? Should I accept that PA is not for me or can I do something to contribute?
How much does a partner referral help for boomerangs back to Big 4 in a different practice/service line?
What’s the “oh shit” moment when you f things up on a project, thought you would get fired but managed to wing it?
Would you leave a good brand name consulting firm (making $140k TC) for a younger firm with a promotion (making $180k TC) - for context 2 YOE
For people on an H1B visa, are there any good resources to figure out if I can invest in a Roth IRA and other investing 101s for people on a visa? (From india so not getting my GC anytime soon)
~$180k in student debt for $145k salary at 28 doing what you like (strategy consulting). Worth it? Is that salary good enough to handle the debt while still being able to prep for having a family?
Parents/guardians of school aged kids: 1) is your school opening? no/hybrid/full time 2) where do you live?
How bad would it be to sleep with a manager on the same project? Not reporting to them but they work w my manager I believe
Strategy& consultant (SM) thinking of switching to Accenture Strategy. Thoughts on culture there? Differences? What’s it like working there? Australia based fyi.
Got an offer at another firm. Should I tell my boss in hopes they’ll match? Or only say something if year end raise is significantly lower? Up for promotion this year. Should hear news about raise amount in the next week or two
What are some exit ops for finance transformation consulting? Work sounds interesting but not sure what opportunities await when I decide to leave consulting
What are your best WFH places in the US for cheap (no rental car needed preferred)? I used to stay at cheap Marriotts in Europe (5-10K per night) while at Accenture but now Deloitte won’t allow working outside of the country.
Waiting for R2 interview invites has me on pins and needles every time I get an email notification 😬
What commercial brand(s) you feel you'd stay religiously loyal to? For me, its Coke, Nike,Gap, Marriott, Peloton,Amazon,Netflix,Google,Facebook and Walmart
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
I am looking for any referrals in audit/ advisory firms. I have worked in 3 of the big four audit firms and currently working in Canada in the financial services industry (head office in Boston). I have 15 years experience in the financial services industry and worked in various countries. Looking to move to USA. I am Canadian citizen and holds CIA (USA), CPA Canada, ACCA UK.
EY- can vacation be taken in 4 hour increments? I want to take a half day one week because I need to leave out of town by 2p. Is that okay to charge 4 vaca and 4+ of other work?
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