Deloitte is to consulting what KPMG is to accounting. The rest of the big 4 are the Grant Thorntons of consulting. Don’t @ me.
Can anyone offer serious advice on making better slides? 3 YOE in Big 4 and I’ve only made ~30 slides. Leaving in a month and now worried I still don’t know how to make nice slides
I've got 60k saved to buy an investment property, need 125k b4 I have enough funds for down pymt. want to invest without risking my base. any good vehicles out there?
Been A1 for 6 months now and got an offer from a no name IB boutique bank. Pays around 70% higher. Should I take it and forego the big 4 brand name? I’m worried I wont be able to lateral out of the no name firm.
Hi 🐠 - does anyone know about Blackstone Tech & Innovations team (BXTI working with Real Estate / PE)? Is the work interesting / tech strategy, or more boring back office IT work? Would it be a step down or up from Tech Consulting at Big 4? Blackstone
MBB helps their employees find an exit opp via alumni connections and an internal job search. Why doesn’t Big 4/ACN/IBM do that? It’s looked down upon to say you are interested in leaving.
Currently in financial services tax WAM federal group at B4, manager. Seriously considering the exit and have been applying actively in various industries (not the typical PE or hedge funds in house role). Which industry is the best in terms of growth opportunities and pay? Fintech? Info/technology? E-learning? My end goal is becoming a head of tax and I want to choose my first industry role wisely. Don't want to get pigeonholed into a dying industry.
Which Big 4 firm will be first to cut U.S. salaries? Will it happen tomorrow night, Sunday night or Monday? It's coming people it's most definitely coming.
Any Big 4 people who work in actuary here? What's the work like? If I pass the first 2 exams, do I have a chance of transferring in?
At the other big 4 firms - what are the details of the maternity leave benefit? How long does someone have to be employed before qualifying? How long is the leave before labor & how long is the leave after? Thanks!
You guys after a point feel like the prestige and pride of big 4 fades away? Ure basically left with some fancy English words and a below average pay
What's the starting salary for audit/tax associates in big 4 in LA? Regular groups, not specialty
Best and worst of the Big 4? Serious inquiry, not here to make fun of KPMG or hype one up... And please provide why TIA :)
ATL 🐠 - 2.5 YOE, Big 4 experience in M&A execution, FDD/ODD, Synergy and Growth strategy. Need help finding a job. I’m open to ALL opportunities looking for more WLB
Anyone go from audit at B4 to a non-audit role at a young, growing company and can offer some advice on finding roles/selling yourself for the position?
Midway through some SC level interviews with a big 4 firm. They seem to all be preaching being generalists. Should I be worried about them bait and switching the practice area alignment?
Has anyone made a switch from B4 to professional services at a software company? Why you made the move? Lessons learned. Thanks.
Hi! Anyone recently traveled to India with Air India? How many check-in bags are allowed? Is it still 2 bags? TIA
I’m possibly moving into a new position as Engagement/Performance manager after a little less than a year and I was wondering if you have any advice for a young woman just starting her career and moving into a higher position so fast.
Anybody else plan on taking a vacation or staycation during Election Day to get away from the negative energy, and keep your mental state better?
Power went out in whole damn middle of nowhere town. And hotel doesn’t have backup. Guess these gummy bears are dinner
Got married too early (6months) with a narcissist “love bomber”. Didn’t know what love bombing was, never had dated a narcissist before, and I thought I had found the one. I’m 4 months pregnant and
Super nervous attorney here. I just signed supporting deposition against a police officer relating to an internal investigation at the officer’s agency. Other attorneys also signed similar statements. Two questions 1) Should I be concerned about personal or professional retaliation with this officer and/or other officers in their agency? And 2) What does testifying at a disciplinary hearing look like? Is it like a depo? hearing? trial?
Checked in at Ritz at 10.45 pm, room had some loud background noise or echo. Called front desk to report and they sent an engineer. Engineer came and said this noise is too loud let me tell (cont)
Why do I keep looking at this delta flight fuel menu like it’s magically going to change and I don’t already have it memorized? Delta flight fuel menu is the new mindlessly checking the fridge.
When did you feel like you were successful? People around me think it’s impressive that I work at Deloitte; however, I’m miserable and hate the work I’m doing. Just accepted another job that others would deem a dream company and salary but I’m just afraid of being miserable there too. I just don’t feel like I’m good enough, will be happy, or be in a position where I feel like I’m successful as others.
Anyone use a Citi AA Plat Select and a Marriott Rewards card? Any unique benefits from this combo?
Need advice! I have been for Acn for very long but resigned recently. I have not started on the new job yet. I felt happy when I accepted the new job. Recently, anxiety is creeping up on me. Self doubts like Have I made a wrong decision to quit? Maybe I should have waited for the performance bonus? Will the new job be too tough for me to handle? What if the new work culture is bad? What if I do not excel in the new company? Maybe I should retract my resignation?LOL Continued in the comment...
Anyone ever wiped their body with the hotel towels meant for the floor? As a mistake or whatever. Just curious... always wondered
I have an offer from Accenture AI, Kolkata as Data science consultant level 9. They are giving close to 80 percent hike on the fixed part. As they are offering joining location as Kolkata, my question is how stable is Kolkata location? Hr is mentioning about Hybrid model and you will wfh most of the time and this location is project approved. Any one eles who are joining Accenture AI at Kolkata location? Accenture have a hire and fire policy. How much there AI unit affected by this?
Awhile back someone posted an equation for finding your hourly rate but I can’t find it. Something like yearly salary divided by 600. Am I nuts? Anyone know what I’m talking about?
😡 They fired my counselee and didn't tell me. Been working on his year-end prep for no reason 😡
Pregnant, just got a new job offer. I need to drop the pregnancy bomb now (I’m 24 weeks along). Really looking for any advice on how to say this in negotiations. I really want to see if I can negotiate our maternity leave. Also want to break the news in a way where they don’t feel deceived.
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