How is it even possible to go from consultant to FAANG PM? It seems like every role requires tons of technical skills and at least 5 years of PM experience. Yet, somehow, people have made it. How?
I’ve been in Enterprise SaaS sales for 5 years now and am considering a move into sales management at the same company I’ve been selling at. Is there a downside of moving into a mid market sales management? Say for instance I don’t like it and want to move back into an ENT IC sales role. I’m purely interested in how it would impact the brand that I’ve built for myself if management isn’t my thing.
My GF is interviewing for a role she’s really excited about. She met with the hiring manager yesterday, and said she felt it went pretty well (the hiring manager told her after the interview that he has 4 other folks to interview and then he’ll get back to her). She sent an update/thank you note to the executive recruiter this morning and got this reply. Does the note portend good or bad news? She’s worked up like crazy.
Left my position to open up a consulting agency a little while ago... How do you all deal with the loneliness of pre-partner/team days? I feel like I’m losing my soft skills!
Worried about being laid off. At S&O EY, what are some exit ops I should look at? Our there firms even hiring?
Hi all, I am needing some help with a salary negotiation. I am trying to relocate to Pittsburgh area. I have 3.5 years of experiences now and getting offered between 80k-85k for base salary for a senior accountant or reporting analyst position. Does this sound about right? I get paid more right now (maybe becasue I am in Oil and Gad industry) but want to see what the market average look like in Pittsburgh.
Is it worth it to get a professional certification like SHRM/PHR? Not many of my colleagues have one and it’s not a requirement for my role, but I’m curious if it’s worth it in the long run
Hi Fishbowlers, I just got let go with a 3 week severance. I had some personal issues going on at home and my performance slipped. I would appreciate any advice on how to transition to a next role!
Anyone have experience with hiring a casing coach for MBB interview prep? Is it worth it? If so, any recs?
Emergency fund currently at ~$5k. Should I continue building my EF to ~$12k before opening IRA, participating in ACN ESPP, etc? Avg monthly expense is ~$4k. 25, SF, 3% 401k contribution. Base $127k.
Any SapientRazorfish 🐠’s in the bowl that can point me in the right direction for who I can reach out to for an open strategy role in NY? Thanks in advance!
100% referral for a long time but now considering moving into marketing. We have support staff to take on responsibilities but want to put best foot forward. Ideas, lessons learned? Please share.
Any tips for narrowing the job search? I want to go to industry, but haven’t really learned anything industry specific / hard skills as a consultant. What roles outside S&O do consultants exit to?
I start my first agency job next week as a Jr. Social Strategist Any tips/advice I should know beforehand? What’s the best way I can set myself for success in the industry through this role?
I know I should care about prestige but I’m at FAANG and it’s been 5 months amd idon’t love my job (sales). I’m super junior and joining remotely feels isolating. But my manager is nice & approved grad school for me (starting PT online masters in data analytics next year) and perks are awesome. My end goal is product A startup I talked too couple months ago offered me a PM position. It pays 15k less and perks aren’t as good but relatively decent (100% healthcare, some 401k). Do I jump?
Has anyone done (or know someone who has done) a consulting -> policy think tank exit? Would love to chat
Recruiter said the office I’m looking at is not hiring till mid next year. Offered interviews in another city but I really am only looking at the first city. Thoughts on how to go about it?
How many team matching opportunities does one get for google interview ? ( I see the position being posted on LinkedIn fairly every month , but I assume it depends on the manager to pick a resume for an individual to get the call right )
i was laid off yesterday and only have 5 months of associate producer experience. anyone know of anyone hiring entry level production positions around chicago?
International fish who have gotten a FT MBA while on the H1B visa: how did you finance it? Is it as easy as getting any American to cosign on the loan? Feels like there has to be more to it..
If you leave PA within a year before your next promotion (say you’re a senior up for manager) and go to industry as a manager, what is your advice for negotiations of salary/bonus/signing bonus/etc?
Hi all. I have an opportunity to be the regional Head of strategy for credit bureau. Focus seems to be on m&a and internal consulting. Any tips or key topics I should talk about in the interview
1st world problems.. but had a zoom bday party this wknd & forgot to add a good friend to invite & now am feeling bad. She’ll never know but still bums me out. Moral of story - check list mult x’s
Curious to know what % of your job includes client-facing or project work? e.g: work that is either tasked to you by your Partner or by other consultants that may be staffed your Partners projects?
Wow, I’m new to this group and am shocked by the visa struggles people are experiencing. Very grateful that my parents brought me over as a young child. Good luck everyone.. your kids will thank you!
Hello, I've been working as an SEO Analyst for almost 2 years now. I have been handling and implementing content writing, content marketing, internal linking strategies, rich-result optimisations, keyword analysis. I'm located in Bangalore. I want to jump to other company for a hike in my salary, can anyone please provide me such information where I can contact and proceed with interview. I have an updated CV ready, ready to share if anybody interested. Thank you, Syed Furqan.
Me: So our approach is A, B, C. And I will tell the client Partner: Yes, exactly Me: <tells client A, B, C> Partner: Why did you say that? Our approach is D, E, F. Now I have to clear up your mess!
Anyone else sick of the Indian media coverage on SSR? They are acting as if there are no other big issues. Why can’t they just let police do their thing and focus on issues that matter like GDP dip?
While I led a client breakout session my manager (as time keeper) had a slip of the tongue. “I’m not trying to be a slave driver, I mean task driver, but 5 more min please. Any similar stories fam?
All else equal, which one would be considered more desirable for AdComs (~1 year prior to matriculation): A promotion within Accenture (SA -> Consultant) or a lateral move to MBB as an Associate?
Big 4 Manager level SAP consultant looking to not be an SAP consultant any longer. I’m not smartest person you’ll ever interview but I can figure out some pretty complicated stuff, I’m creative in my approach, and I’ve been told I’m a fun and enjoyable person to work with. If you’ve room in your org or team (doesn’t matter what the domain is) and are open to a good conversation, I love to hear from you!
Does anyone else feel like some of the recent layoffs are premature? Especially with the President’s reopening guidelines today. I feel that agencies could of held on to employees longer.
Chicago based - have the option of earning on AA or United. Already have Gold on AA but go places with Star Alliance more...Which one should I continue to earn on?
I have been applying to several corp dev positions in tech but haven’t heard back from any. How long does this usually take?
What's it like being an FS Consulting Director in London for Big 4? I'm ex-Accenture & industry Buy-Side and was a Director in both roles. I'm keen to know the following: - Typical base & bonus? - What kind of targets do Directors get given? Are they revenue/margin based? Number of new clients? - What's the work life balance like at Director level? - What's it like competing with other Directors within the team, all vying for the Partner track? Particularly as I'm not ex-big 4 or homegrown -
Best hotel from new combined Marriott program in Philly. Looking to do two days and night over Labor Day weekend
Been through so many screening interviews where firms don’t hire H1Bs till the point that I stopped caring.
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