How do Big 4 Experienced Hire interviews differ from fresh graduate interviews? Hoping to transition from a boutique firm I joined after college to the Big 4. Interviewed with MBB during school, however, not sure what to expect as an Experienced Hire. YOE 4, Midwest LCOL. Reason: great pay and WLB, but, not challenged and little upwards trajectory.
Advice needed! I was laid off in Jan and since then I’ve been building my own practice (which I started last year and was doing on the side). Since Covid happened, work has been a lot slower so I started applying for jobs. I got two job offers in these past couple weeks, but the problem is that neither is in the area I want to practice, though the experience from one of them would be probably useful in the future. Ultimately I want to have my own practice, but my dilemma is that as a 3rd (cont.)
Any tips and tricks on PE interview model exams? Concepts and structure is there, but what strategies can you employ to be as efficient as possible when building under the tight timelines?
I have an interview coming up with someone whose name I’m not entirely sure how to pronounce. Should I make my best guess and ask if I pronounced it correctly? Or avoid trying to say it at all?
I'm looking to pivot from consulting into tech. I've gotten lots of interesting from tech companies on the ops side but am much more interested in product management. Any advice on books or courses to help make the transition? I'm struggling to land PM interviews at companies that aren't tiny startups :(
Have an in-person interview w/ a partner, director and manager @ PWC. Any advice? Thanks
Can someone pls suggest good resources/yt videos for preparing for microservices scenario based interview questions. Tech is java.
Getting far along in the interview process.. kind of starting to get cold feet. Anyone been in the same spot (current job is not exciting anymore but fear of the unknown giving you second thoughts)?
Compensation range for Corporate VC Senior Associate, and at Greylock? Applying with 2 years of VC at a Midcap, and 2 years of MBB under my belt.
🐠 fam - how’s FAANG sr prod manager screening different than consulting manager role with MBB? Anything out of the usual? Have an interview coming up soon and help will be great!
Anybody take part in the RSM excel case study for the interview process and provide some background on that? RSM
Hi guys! I recently interviewed for a PM role (L6) at Amazon and was inclined (🙌🏾) however the role was filled. The recruiter told me that HM has a headcount. What does this mean?
What are people wearing to zoom interviews these days? I have a couple with PE firms coming up and I’m not sure if I should go with the athleisure look or full on suit and tie?
Has anyone interviewed with EY recently? What is the digital assessment they are having? If someone who has taken it can shed some light that would be really helpful! TIA
Asking for a friend: What’s the interview process for a FSO Manager in EY joining the DnA BI team like? Has anyone been through the process recently? Thanks
Why does the third party recruiter I am using perform reference checks, and not HR/hiring manager from the firm I am interviewing with? Curious.
Recently got sober and am applying to business schools. I’m concerned it’ll be tough to make friends/networks without drinking or doing drugs. Anyone have any insight on this?
Got a slightly low offer on a job I interviewed for. Is it just generally accepted that offers have some wiggle room to negotiate? Would be happy with another 10-15k.
Is a tie necessary for a virtual interview with big 4 or will a shirt and jacket suffice?
Awkward Questions from Client: So you're out of CO right, do you smoke weed? ... No, and not appropriate in the middle of a meeting
Booz Allen: sorry for the repost but I need to add details. 4 years consulting experience, MBA, doing general management consulting. Need info so I can negotiate my salary increase.
I’m really thinking about going back to school to obtain an MBA in like 2 years. Are there any certification(s) that I should get to increase my chances of getting employed by one of the MBB firms in the meantime? TIA
Would you guys take a 40% pay cut to work 2.5 days a week? Would drop my base salary to $90k. With bonus, I would be making around $110k...
Will rerecruiting for MBB (and essentially restarting/grinding case prep and such) when I have a T2 pretty locked in just be indulging an unhealthy obsession with prestige? Struggling with whether or not it’s objectively worth it, as someone who has fallen into “prestige traps” in the past.
I guess I know I'm really showing when my client says "so what's new with you....you look different" 😂
I will be moving to Montreal in couple of months from Boston. I already have a Scotia credit card with me. Should I start building my credit history by making some purchases here and there. Will it be helpful in any way when I land like rental agreements etc. Any other suggestions.
Hiring Managers: if you have a candidate who has done the exact same job before and interviewed well, and another candidate who hasn’t done the exact same job before but has transferable skills, what would make you pick the second candidate? When I get feedback from interviews, it’s often ‘we are looking for someone who has done this role before’, and I don’t know how to move into a slightly different career if I can’t seem to land a job to begin to get experience in it.
Jfk uber pickup is a nightmare
Relocation: If you change offices (by own choice), does your salary eventually get adjusted for market/cost of living? Understand it will not immediately, but as part of the normal year end process?
How is the wlb in ey considering Morgan Stanley as client? Skill set : Java and springboot .
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
Is it normal for a Partner to tell me “you know this will delay your promotion by 6 months” a day before my STD for mental health reasons? (P.S. He assumed I took the leave for mental health reasons although I never mentioned that to him). He also said “people like you leave and never come back so make sure you talk to your sponsors before making any decision, there are people who are excited to work with you”.. the conversation is on replay in my head
Have an interview for a strategy job at Wayfair later this week... anybody have any insight on them?
Advice on taking and passing the SPHR exam?
Does the workload lesson over time, or do you just get used to the longer hours? Hmmmm...
Now client slide and got given a draft report from a popular consulting firm to review. First slide of actual content ive got over 15 text boxes with comments. I've become 'that' client.
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