Has anyone here ever left a big 4 graduate scheme early? Were there negative consequences? How was it perceived ? Looking to go into something very different, as big corporate life is not for me..
How’s the consulting work life balance at Big 4 in Europe Do folks work more than 45 hours through the week and is it normal to have to work on weekends?
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
720 GMAT, undergrad gpa in engineering 3.0 GPA (last 2 years were 3.7 and 3.9 respectively, had a rough intro), followed by a masters in engineering (thesis based), and 3 years at Big 4 advisory. Chance at m7? Strong extracurriculars but worried about undergrad GPA
What is it like working in Transaction Advisory at a firm like Alvarez and Marsal versus a B4 firm? What would be the pros/cons career wise?
For those in big 4, how much time between accepting an offer and start date have you been able to ask for? Is a month feasible/how should one phrase it? Two weeks just doesn’t feel like enough with this heavy burnout/having to wrap up deals at old firm
I passed my CPA exams, waiting for my license now, will take about 4-5 months. Should I look for a new job now or wait for my license, aiming for B4 audit senior.
Is it normal for teams to lose it on each other on a regular basis? I’m fairly new to the B4 and never experienced it at former firms. It starts at the top and it’s starting to take a toll on my performance. Not sure if I need to suck it up and deal with it or start thinking about changing teams. TIA
At a B4 now. I want to stay in consulting. Should I be considering any other firms besides MBB and T2?
Poll for the group - How common are PIPs at the various Big 4? Is it like the whole bottom 10% of everyone’s group or a once-in-a-while-this-person-is-dumb kind of thing? Have heard of quite a few within my group and wondering if it’s normal or something isn’t quite right.
What made you decide to quit or resign from the big 4? I am super tired already and don't think I can perform well anymore. Seriously considering leaving without any job prospect as I can't - cont'd
Thoughts on Slalom v Big 4?
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Anyone left kpmg to join another big 4 at manager level? Did you give 2 weeks to transition clients or were you asked to give up your laptop asap since your joining a competitor?
PwC CMAAS offer in hand, but one thing holding me back from accepting at the moment is the work/life balance. I’m transferring from audit. I understand work/life is a little crazy right now in CMAAS. Is this expected to cool down? What were hours like before things got crazy? Better than B4 audit hours? Thanks!
Mulling over an offer. Is work at MBB way more work / significantly more intense than Big 4? I feel like I have a good brand/rep at EY; not sure if effort to rebuild all of that at MBB is worth it?
What’s the day to day like in audit at a big 4?
does anyone know the time between a first round bain interview and a final round bain interview for experienced hires? Not to hear back, but for the time between the two rounds (ex 1 week, 2 weeks etc.) thanks so much!
What should be maximum salary an associate gets at Morgan Stanley? Is there any joining bonus too?
7 months pregnant and skin is itching like crazy especially around my belly. Someone please tell me this is normal and will go away after delivery
Is ZS’ recruiting process always so disjointed? I get 1-2 calls a year that always go nowhere because my current salary is too high (it’s really not).
How would you rank in order of prestige/ease of getting in: UCLA, Cornell, and NYU ?? Looking to transition to MBB if that matters.
I am a background check away from putting in my notice. KEEP grinding if you’re miserable and/or have trouble getting out of bed in the morning. This took a lot of ghosting and interviews+offer letters being taken off the table due to COVID. Stay humble and you’ll be next. Take a midday walk and schedule some coffee meetings to expand your network and stay sane.
Someone remind me please, if I book a flight through Chase portal, my elite status will kick in vs. if I book a hotel through the portal I won’t get the points, correct?
AA staff denied my boarding through One World Ruby (even though I showed her my Privilege Club card) very unprofessionally because it doesn't show on my boarding pass. Gotta love holiday travels.
I will never understand grown ups that don’t have children that still choose to vacation at Disney
LGA rental car question - live in Brooklyn and picking car up from here. How best to get there? Uber to terminal or actual rental place? Internet has conflicting info! Thanks 🐠
Hey McCanners!! How’s life over there? How’s that strategy department? Asking for reasons.
Flight options are 17k delta miles vs 16k ultimate rewards points. Which would you choose?
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