Are Investment Research positions in BlackRock (and more generally IB) looked down on by people on the execution/transaction side? Secondarily, what’s the comp range for Director grades in IR at BlackRock?
For folks exiting to FAANG / Product at start ups or really any hot company. How do you go about networking to get the interview? Do you apply then cold email someone you may have an “in”with, or are you picking say 10 companies and then having warm contacts there that you’ll ping when you see a job. I’ve been passively looking for jobs but zero luck, I only want to leave for the right fit. Big 4 here so feel my brand won’t auto get me an interview like mbb/t2
Anybody have information about type and nature of business cases for manager and up position in a Big 4. What it entails usually?
Where do you live, what is your title, what is your salary? Include employer if you want. UX Designer, Toronto. $73k CAD
A&M fishes do you feel pressure while taking vacations as your comp is tied to billable hours? Also what’s the policy on remote work, can people work from another country (eg. Canada or Europe ) for a few days if they are supporting during US work hours. Big 4 is strict about international work location, so just curious.
Former Senior Manager in Advisory here - does anyone feel like it’s a steep wall trying to break into tech industry for any role that has a manager title (e.g., Manager, XYZ Function)? I exited as a Senior Program Manager (IC role), I could absolutely not find anyone in industry willing to trust me managing people. Has anyone felt the same? What’s the reason for this wall? I’ve managed tons of teams and managed their career dev while at Big 4...what am I not seeing that I should see?
Big 4 FDD Partner added me on linkedin and asked if I would like to meet for coffee to learn about their firm. I accepted since I think it's a good networking opportunity but what are some good questions to ask? I'm looking to learn as much about their firm and possibly consider them if they exceed my expectations. Currently S2 at a middle market firm.
Anyone work for a company that went public? What was you’re experience like and how does it compare to B4 in terms of hours, learning, etc.? Did you feel like it opened up opportunities after the fact?
Considering MBB offers here. Background = ~2YOE at tier 2 (think LEK/EYP/S&). Mck role is a Junior Associate position with the highest salary offer, BCG and Bain offering an experienced AC equivalent position (with a potentially faster promotion track to SAC etc). I've heard and seen that McK experienced hires often do worse on average than BCG/Bain esp at junior levels and wanted to get some thoughts on how I should make my decision. Thank you!
Do B4 have any short-term training/working programs that's easy to get in so i can join and gain experience to get a job at B4 later?
BAH 🐟, wondering what comp looks like for a project manager? Currently at 140k with 6 yoe and wondering if they would pay more.
What is the salary band of a "Technical Test Lead" at Infosys? I am not able to decide how much I should expect from them. Current CTC: 9 LPA (9% variable) YOE: 6 yrs. Please help!
Hi all My fixed in KPMG is set at 13.5 lpa/112500 pm But PF contribution is 12% from my employee and employer side each. What will be the in hand salary for me?? 94-96k? Do let me know
PSA: I don’t know who needs to hear this but benefits are part of your total compensation package make sure to use ALL of it￼
Bay Area PwC - what is this I hear of a 20K bonus to keep seniors? Is it true? If so, please share the details! 😁
What’s a￼ decent strategist salary in Toronto?
Thoughts about switching from a Big 4 to a local/ regional firm? Mainly going for pay bump and OT pay while I figure out what I want to do with my life but don't want to regret it...
What are employee referral bonuses where you work for a senior associate? Looking to test the waters at other firms but would like to also see if I can work out deals with friends on splitting a bonus
Dog people… We live in an apt and my 25 pound mini doodle and our neighbors mastiff HATE each other. Probably because they can see each other from their respective apts. Our doodle has tried to attack their mastiff and the mastiff has tried to attack our dog when passing in common areas. We keep them leashed always (and the mastiff owners are in control for the most part). Any advice on anything we can do to mitigate this escalating? The mastiff is easily 100 pounds
What do you think the offer breakdown is for Sr Product Manager role at Intuit? $300k Total Comp feasible? Heading into final round, want to be prepared in case they put out an offer. Seeing a lot of variety on Glassdoor/Levels.fyi/etc. 9 YOE, M7 MBA, Consulting Manager with 3 yrs of Product exp.
Are late stage successful startups more willing to negotiate on base cash comp, or number of stock options?
Taking over the bookkeeping and accounting at a start-up cafe- what is a resonable salary? (Will be doing the business’ taxes as well)
Any EY california Transaction and advisory people here that can confirm if your team has an opening for experienced senior auditor? EY recruiter is trying to find a team for me currently since all teams seem to only want experienced FDD people now...
Hi, I am looking for an iOS developer role. I saw an opening in IBM from the job portal. Need someone to refer to my profile. Any IBM working employees Share your mail id so that I can send my resume. Thanks in advance
Vitamix model recommendations? We are a small family 1 kid. Looking at it primarily to make smoothies, nut butters, soups. Which one would you recommend?
I'd love to hear about what people are doing to stand out in providing feedback for candidates who made it to the final interview stage but did not make the offer.
What is your take on cameras within the classroom setting? Does anyone have them already installed?
2 years post mba offer from non faang tech. 240k all in tc. Is this reasonable? Role is strategy.
Have any of you quit to take a break - 3 month or a 6 month sabbatical to pursue other interests or just to clear your head and figure out what’s next. How easy was it to find a job after the break and how did you manage your health insurance? Any other things to keep in mind when considering a sabbatical beyond money?
Has anyone heard back from EY law about resuming H1B extensions? Mine expires in August and I am worried now. The wait is killing me.
All clients need to explain conference call etiquette when WFH to their employees. So far I’ve heard people washing dishes, talking to their spouse and kids, making lunch, and playing with pets...
What percentages should you contribute for before-tax and Roth 401k? How much does ACN match up to?
Currently at a competitor Big 4 - may get interview with Deloitte. Do they perform drug test screening prior to employment? Took a trip to Colorado recently...
How are others handling moving office home when you are in your late 60s? I am re-Vising my practice from trial practice to probate and estate planning with some PI. No one wants to buy any of the textbooks or other trial books or medical books I have. For those of you who also are changing their practice, how dealing with the expense of practice stuff you bought but no one wants anymore? My binders were dropped off at eight at an elementary school. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Help with comp negotiation: Was offered a mid level role with fast growing tech co valued at ~$6b. They are offering $140k base and 30k options (number of shares not $) vesting over 4 years. Likely annual bonus of either $20-40k or 10k shares. What’s a reasonable counter? Current offer base would be a pay cut for me, but I believe in the co.
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