Based on your own experience or that of your friends, how would you rate Accenture, Big 4, Cognizant, Capgemini within Singapore and SEA? Looking for a holistic take considering brand, quality of work, compensation, WLB, culture etc.
I’m starting as a Manager at one of the big 4 in 3 weeks. I left my tenure track job 4 yrs ago so I’m accustomed to non-academic work but still intimidated. Advice? Will I succeed this first year?
Hey Fishes! What is sap scene in London and Manchester regions, will be moving there with my wife , is it going to easy finding a job in any of the big 4? Seven yoe.
Anyone still in this bowl? Been 9 months since the last post! I’ll start- how are your firms’ O&G practices performing? Big 4 here... we have a pretty heavy bench.
Thoughts on Masters in Environmental Management programs? UCSB, Yale, etc. I have a non-technical degree (Bachelor of Arts) and have been in management consulting at a Big 4 the last 5 years. I want to pivot my career to do something more meaningful - make a positive impact in the world, rather than continuing to help rich corporations get richer. Thinking that doing a Masters will help arm myself with environmental / sustainability knowledge and a network.
Discussion post: I feel almost all consulting firms are the same. Mbb, big 4 etc. if you are paid enough there is probably less wlb. If there is good wlb there is not much money. Can you single out a company that you can confidently say pays very well and also has good wlb and also has good opportunities etc.?
Does anybody here work at HCE, would you please share your experience, especially if they moved from a B4?
If you were going to be a partner in a national non-big 4 firm, which one would you pick and why?
What are thoughts on EY. They have called me and want to chat with me about taking over a service line in my city. I am at a top 10 firm now and is my second stop as a partner in PA. I don’t want to be constantly moving firms but opportunities keep coming up at larger and larger shops. No prior B4 experience so needing a little insight if it is worth it.
anyone here an entrepreneur? I have a PhD in org psych and 20+ years in Big 4 human cap... starting up my own firm and wondering about billing rates. what hourly rate do you charge for your services?
For folks that went from MBB/T2 into Big 4, why did you make that switch and did you get a boost in title that you would not have reached at MBB/T2.
Which of B4 + MBB pays SWE/DS the most? I know they can't compare to FAANG, but just among these guys, who pays the most? Who has the best talent/tech implementations?
Hi Imad! I recently started at B4, realizing after compliance busy season I’m more interested in audit. Internally transfer doesn’t seem guaranteed and will take at least 6+ months. (Cont.)
Happy Sunday fishes Please anyone guide how to switch to Consulting and Strategy roles in big 4, Accenture consulting etc. I'm currently working as a consultant with 1.5 yoe after mba (total 3.5). Any strategies/interview preparation suggestions from all the consulting fishes here 🙂 Deloitte USI Deloitte India EY KPMG PwC India Accenture India
How much does firm prestige matter? Currently at lesser known firm with lower than B4 reputation.
Hi! What is your recommendation for a job change after 10 yrs working in a b4? I know I don’t want to become a partner and I feel it’s time for me to leave, but I’m just too scared of burning bridges.
Hey all, I’ve recently joined EY consulting from another Big 4 and have noticed there’s no discipline (at least in my team) around codes and charging time. People either charge a standard 7 hrs or some will charge time spent on internal activities to their client code. I was told that “the last person to charge their actual hours worked was promptly booted off the project”. Just wondering: 1) Is this a general cultural point accross all Consulting teams? Will challengin this get me in trouble?
Any folks who have shifted from a consulting/big 4 to start ups in the last couple of years. How is the experience. What should be the expectations if you have a tech functional experience of 3 years in Deloitte USI
Hi everyone, I’m a student interning at a MM CPA firm in the assurance practice. However, I’d like to transition into TAS at a big 4. I’ve had past internships in VC and HF, but am still having trouble getting past initial screening and have little to no alumni in TAS to reach out to when attempting to network. Has anyone had the same experience as me or can anyone help me out? Thanks!
What's a good billable hour total for 2020? Given covid conditions (we faced slump in work about 2 months) and work from home productivity.
How client-facing is FDD work? More or less than audit? How often do you find yourself chatting with a client vs doing back end work?
Any of you live in the Seattle/Bellevue area? My wife and I are moving there next year, iA, and would like to know where the young Muslim community is
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Hi fishes YOE 2.11 ROLE:- DEVOPS COMPANY ACCENTURE SOLUTIONS PVT LTD PROJECT :- Manage My Price I will join Accenture on 10th Dec and i have been assigned to this project in Accenture. Does anyone have any clue about the project and what can i accept from it. Im looking for future onsite opportunity, growth in term of technology. Is it there in this project Please help 😃
What are some consulting firms that focus on EM or frontier markets - specifically APAC? I'm interested in shifting to more infrastructure/SME/sustainability rather than the current MNC work I do.
I had an interview where I was asked “what can an innovative project manager bring that a normal PM doesn’t?” When I asked for clarification, they said how would a PM in the finance industry different from one in the Internet industry? It felt like a bizarre question, what are you thoughts?
Anyone in on DIVX? Or CampusCoin? They have been doing great the last month and still have relatively low market cap
Do you feel like your students have what they need at home to be successful with virtual learning?
Anyone know where I can get Sugarpova candy? My GF really wants them for Valentine's Day.
Can anyone please share 2021 salaries for accenture M1? Base salary and bonus. Many thanks
Hello AFS folks when will the bonus be discussed and given and what’s the average rate you can expect for a manager who probably checked all boxes ….??Accenture
I’m a transactional associate and spend most of my day fielding emails and calls. I’m always doing a million things at once and it’s really hard to keep track of time for billing. Any tips?
Manager and Senior Manager pay range Advisory PI Chicago. I was thinking manager 160-200 and Senior manager 180-220? Thanks!
What was the final straw that made you realize you had to fire someone who reports into you?
Hi everyone, just submitted an app for manager position at EYP. I was told that there will be an online numerical and critical reasoning assessment. Any insight on this would be super helpful! Thank you!
How can I as a new associate counsel develop relationships with various departments in the company, including executives?
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