Debate: who is the B1 of the B4?? 🤔 I have respect for all as I work with them all but would love to hear opinions
Is PwC the best paid B4?
What was your journey to partner? What events shaped your career path to becoming partner? Did you go to industry at any point? Go from big 4 to mid market or other way? Would you change anything?
Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.
I've just been offered a job at a big 4. I've been sent an email for background verification with a link to internal job portal. I've been asked to fill out a form that includes past employers. TBC
7 years of Consulting experience in Financial Services and currently a manager with a Big 4 . Experience includes Feasibility Assessments, CBAs, Program Management, SDLC (All phases),
Hi Tax Bowlers, I'm an experienced associate (2yrs) in a Big 4 Transfer Pricing division. I have reached a point in my career where I am considering taking up a professional certification. Several colleagues recommended taking up either ACCA or CFA, however, I see little connection between these certifications and the work that I am currently doing, and what I plan to do in the future. What would you guys suggest? Would it be detrimental to my career if I did not take up any certifications?
Liberty Mutual Corp Strategy and Research, insights to career progression, salary, prestige vs Big 4 consulting? I don’t want to stay in Boston, not sure if the opp makes it worth staying
What are some Tips you have for big 4 experienced hires? Am planning on taking cpas before I start and want to ensure I can do as much possible before I start to make transition process smoother.
I have 6+ years of work experience working as an Ops Manager in a 3pl company doing last mile deliveries. Highest level of education is MS Supply chain management from UMD. I have been thinking about making a career switch and go into consulting. What are my chances of getting calls from MBB? Or big 4? Or are there any other firms who focus mainly on Supply chain and logistics consulting? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company Deloitte EY PwC Kearney
If I was going to make a transition to another firm (possibly Tier 2 or Big 4), when would be an appropriate time to do so? I have about 9 months of experience with IBM thus far. Wait 2 years? Less?
I always hear stories about how it’s possible to hide in the big 4 and not be staffed...what’s the longest you’ve heard someone pull this off for? How did they do it? Asking for a friend..
Any one know or work for Friedman LLP? Curious about their green card policy. Any requirement? Easier than big 4?
Anyone from McKinsey Human Capital -change management folks here? How is your work different from what big 4 do?
Have 3 years industry experience doing full core system implementations (insurance). Moving to big 4 next month as SA (25 years old). Any tips on what to expect moving from industry to big 4?
23 years old, $0 in debt, $71k cash in the bank, $12.4K invested in the stock market and working Big 4 making 76.2k a year. Currently invested in VOO, VOOG, BRK.B, and MSFT (ROTH IRA & Individual Brokerage A/Cs). Should I be investing more heavily with all the cash I’ve saved up; I’m a little worried about the market volatility, but also I’m 23 so want to cash in on compounding interest.
How do people in industry get promoted so fast? I have friends at fortune 500s who get promoted once a year or even less. Even my younger cousin just graduated last year, and at 8 months got promoted to “customer success manager” whereas in Big 4 I’ll be in my late 20s by manager
Are staff augmentation common in Big 4
SAP VS APPLE, which company offers more comp for the same amount of experience (7 years)?
How do you bill OT if you’re on a day rate?
First time on the bench in five years and I want to draw it out. Any tips? Book PTO every other week?
It annoys me when people make a scene to sit next to a significant other on a short flight. No time for this shit.
People who have had confidence knocks: how did you get it back? I was laid off, 6M out of work, had therapy, now freelancing but I’m slow af. It’s like my brain only works in 2nd gear now.
Can anyone share experienced SM salary at BDO, medium COL city. Any idea what MD's start at?
Weather delayed flight then delayed twice because they couldn’t find crew... know weather is beyond their control but up to 6+ hour delay now due to crew issues added in, unreasonable to ask for pts?
Will my lifetime SPG nights and lifetime Marriott nights get combined in the new Marriott program?
Cannot think of a better day to take a PTO
How to justify your salary expectations?
Portfolio operations in LMM PE or $500AUM VC? Have offers to both and comp is similar enough. PE firm is established in its industry and VC is just growing.
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
MBB 🐠: what is the business development and internal firm initiatives expectation for associates/consultants or PLs? Is there a percentage you can provide?
Anybody had luck getting Ovidrel covered through BCBS and CVS Specialty pharmacy? CVS Specialty is quoting $405 even with the BCBS insurance and a local specialty pharmacy is $200 out of pocket. Wondering if I’m doing something wrong here.
My Covid antibody test was negative but I swear I had Covid before.....I don’t understand this virus
Considering a VP Digital Strategy role in LA. Any thoughts from locals on expected salary band for someone in that role with 20 years experience?
Most awkward Uber stories? My uber driver showed me a picture of her baby. Um, it was a doll.
What firms are doing really cool / innovative stuff in the area of Organization Design / Operating Model? (Not B4 / ACN / MBB)
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