1. What is the difference in strategy consulting and advisory (hours, work, companies)? 2. Do the big 4 do strategy consulting or is that MBB? 3. If you’re (hypothetically a first year) in an advisory role, can you switch to strategy consulting at another company?
Started in industry two weeks ago. No timesheets, 40 hour work weeks, and 30% more than what I was making previously. We use all B4 for everything, so it’s just managing their work and budgeting. I feel like I have hit the jackpot. Moral of the post: there is none, I just want to brag about how happy I am now 😂
What are MBB offices like? Are they similar to Big 4 offices? Why have I never seen 'McKinsey' written on a building like I see with Big 4
If you just got an offer letter and haven’t accepted yet, is it too late to ask for a bigger singing bonus? Looking to raise it to 15k from 10k for a manager role at the Big 4, 145k base. They said I won’t be eligible for a year end bonus.
Hey y’all, what’s Tax senior 1 in Big 4 compensation look like in the Southeast? Looking to come back home from a high COL northeast. Mainly looking at Charlotte, NC. Responses are much appreciated 😊
I was a manager at b4, and moved to a F100 company as an associate for higher pay and different work. Few months in, I’m already acting as a manager on projects, and honestly feel like I’m sandbagging. Do skip promotions or fast tracks ever occur in large companies, or would I need to change jobs again for that?
Currently considering offers from 2 big 4 firms for entry level audit opportunities. I’m a bit concerned about the burn out that everybody’s talking about in PA￼. Any advice on how to avoid it or at least minimize the effects?
Advice from PwC fish needed.. I posted a week ago about an offer for an A1 “experienced associate” from PwC -team is digital assurance transparency. Even tho I thought that sounded off, I ended up accepting. My letter just said Associate @ 68k base. Now I have access to People Path & my job level says A2. So is PwC on a cohort model, or not? Is there anything I can do here? I pushed back hard on the A1 vs A2 thing b4 signing and the recruiter was adamant I would be an A1
I’m sure this has been asked before, but I couldn’t find it. My husband is a SM and trying to decide between MD and principal. What pay can he expect with each path at big 4?
Anyone have a link for interview questions for someone interviewing at a mbb firm from big 4 advisory? If you don't have a link posting a question you think I should be prepared for is appreciated
Anyone make the jump from Big 4 to ACN? What were the biggest differences you noticed. Currently at a B4, and looking for a change.
I moved from B4 to industry accounting about 5 years ago. I currently work as a corporate accounting manager at a software company. I recently hired an big 4 audit senior right out of public and I’m struggling to get him up to speed. Does anyone have an example of reasonable vs unreasonable expectations for a senior accountant moving to industry after 2-3 years at B4 audit?
How is quality of life different of an MBB partner and a B4 partner. Is it really still a grind at MBB at that level? I have never seen a stressed MBB partner so not sure if it’s just a facade.
PWC phone question - started at pwc last month from a non b4 firm. If I order a new phone off the if pwc website, can I switch it with another phone? My current phone is about to die so I was...
I’m a financial services advisory partner at a non-B4 and now 61. (Was B4 for several years at MD level). Can still go for a few years, but what next? Am losing a little interest in the day-to-day. Ideas welcome
Seems big 4 has insight to rating and bonuses early. Any idea on ACNs?? I feel like nobody knows this shit till November for us
Any B4 to MBB experienced hires (excluding MBA recruiting) here? Would love to hear about any advice you have about applying.
Need Opinion: Is it worth the effort and money to pursue an MBA while been a manager in Big 4? Essentially, does help to step up my career. Currently Manager in Cyber, but want to try something different like finance or corporate strategy etc. Open to any other ideas or suggestions. Please enlighten me with your opinions. Thank you in advance.
How do you help a parent in India who is so much intro conspiracy theories cause of whatsapp forwards and fake news? They believe that doctors give fake covid report now that elections are over and unwilling to take tests. They don’t believe think covid is hoax just that they get totally lost in all forms of communication.
Hey everyone! Reaching out on hope and good faith here. Is there anyone that currently works at LinkedIn? I see a role I’m interested in but wanted to discuss to gain more insight before I applied. Please DM. Thanks.
I’ve been interviewing for other companies over the last few weeks and my biggest fear with leaving consulting is losing my ability to bullshit. I can talk circles around people and really sell myself. Has anyone left consulting and been able to keep this superpower?
When negotiating has anyone ever asked for a signing bonus? If so how did you go about it and were you successful? Not sure how common these are but trying to gauge if it’s possible to negotiate this
How do I explain being made redundant due to a covid-related reduction in headcount in my old strategy boutique? I was thinking of "I had been considering a career change prior to the new situation, but this action has accelerated that process and enabled it by releasing me of my contractual non-competes". The above is more geared towards industry - what about interviews at other strategy consulting firms? I was employed there for 9 months fwiw
How is work life balance at EY cybersecurity consulting? This question is coming from a person who never worked in consulting but has been always on the engineering and architecture side of technology. I have received an offer and salary offered is really good. Can someone please help in answering what the culture is like? Work life balance? Average PBB at senior? Is it worth it move for like 20% increase from your traditional 9-5 corporate environment?
can y’all offer tips for getting an interview at slalom, accenture, and/or oliver wyman? analyst/consultant level, tech thanks!
Any consultant interview for advent investment team? If so, any advice on what to expect / tips?
Thoughts on investing into rental properties vs putting money into market? Had 2 HUD rented properties and currently selling them and unsure whether to invest in purchasing another one or just use that money to buy stocks. I’m worried that low income renters will struggle with paying rent due to losing jobs because of COVID. Thoughts?
I accepted a job from a place my friend works. She got me in and I'd be dropping a title level but making the same $ as my previous role. I accept and 1 day later my #1 on the list came through. better title, pay and benefits. The first company is stoked to have me and everyone is nice. I'm sure on the culture. I reached out to company 2 the week before I accepted this offer and they weren't ready, but now they are. They seem great, but so does everyone when you meet them. What do I do?
🐠: Going to start traveling again soon, and don't have status on any airlines. Which airline do you recommend I use, considering ease of boarding, available overhead space, etc. I'll be going to CLT
Moving to San Diego in the spring from the central coast. Any recs on places to live (late 30’s with a kid)? Want to be close to restaurants and things to do, but a little too old and tired for gas lamp!
Does anyone know if Duff & Phelps (now Kroll) is work from home or in the office (Atlanta location)? What is the breakdown between time in office and WFH?
I was referred in Deloitte but I am not getting any interview invite. What might be wrong? I had given an interview more than 6months ago.
Is there a timeframe for how long you have to stay at EY after receiving the promo bonus in order to retain the whole amount?
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