*Advice* I recently accepted position at a 50K pay cut (covid). I shared my target salary /lateral move & at the negotiation point, they came up slightly by way of qtrly bonus structure but also outlined path for growth incl. expected salary increases at said points. Said it could be achieved in under a year. By day 4 of the new job they had accelerated to the final point in that plan without making good on title / salary. Spoke up immediately... “in discussion” 2 weeks in. Bait/switch WWUD??
Being potentially considered for M at Deloitte. Target salary? Have an MBA and currently at 135 base
Is Peloton really worth it? How many people lost weight using this? Would you recommend? I need to loose so much weight ( baby weight ). This WFH is not helping 🤯😳
When you’re comparing offers how you put a value against benefits like vacation allowance? Just calculate the value of a paid day as a % of base?
Hi D&A 🐟, I’ve been thinking of doing a career pivot from cyber security to data science. My current role is very technical and have experience with Python, PowerShell, AWS (SAA cert), Azure (Security Engineer cert in progress), and a bunch of other cyber security related technical skills. I have experience doing basic data analysis but not at the level of a data scientist. What would you recommend I do to gain these data scientist skills? I think the end goal would be to transition from cybe
Lateral with over 10 plus years Experience and top performer each year but still very low base salary compared to market trends. Any folks on the same boat ? Suggestions to fix the same ????
Those who work remote or are local - what's your food budget per month? Also specify your cost of living. Looking specifically toward single males.
I love this group. For those that receive company equity as part of their comp, what’s your strategy? Do you immediately sell it all and put the cash into index funds?
Any AFS MC fish care to share the typical C->M promotion raise and bonus? Trying to set expectations other then “low”
3 yr post undergrad currently at 100k base. Offer from industry with cash comp of 175k but would derail b school plans and would have lower earning potential in the long term. Advice from the fish?
Hi, Consulting Moms! I need advice - I am leaving industry to return to consulting. I have offers from KPMG and Deloitte, and we are looking to start a family ASAP (we have been actively trying and I have a feeling it would be just my luck to start a new job and find out I’m pregnant). Would love your insight around personal experience with hours per week, work-life balance, culture, etc. Offers are same level/role/scope (Change Management / Transformation / Human Capital) and same salary. TY!
MBA class of 2017 what’s your TC?
Started interviewing for a role at Google cloud in the bay area. Wondering if I could change my location preferences after the interview process, once I know whether I made it through. At what stage of the interview process does location come into play? Google
We're thinking of rolling out a weight loss competition company wide as part of our Health and Wellness month. Has anyone done something like this at their company and if so, is there an app that you recommend using? We want to keep people's actual weight loss amount confidential - we would love something that would record their percentage lost instead! Thanks in advance for any tips!
Saw this on portal had asked for 30% hike on current fixed. 5YOE, niche profile We regret to inform you that currently we do not have an open position that matches your expected compensation. We have kept your profile on hold for the time being and hope to reconsider your profile for a suitable opening. Do you think they will contact me again?
Is it common for insurance companies to disallow legal research or cap the hours you can spend doing legal research? Do you think that capping the hours for research can breed bad attorneys or even worse lead to malpractice claims? Wouldn’t the insurance company have some liability if that happened?
Looking to break into the broader healthcare industry from pharma consulting. Which non-pharma healthcare companies value pharma experience / don’t exclude it as part of healthcare experience? (Many companies want provider/payer experience). Targeting Senior Manager roles (5 YOE + MBA)
Im having a difficult time putting my role into words for performance feedback. I hate that the story has to be theater rather than my day to day. I feel extreme anxiety since I am new to consulting and don’t quite know how to define my role to make it more accepted for end of year reviews
This question is on behalf of my friend: Her current package is 2.5lpa from a small company (3yrs exp java spring boot) . She got offer from Accenture of 6lpa (fixed) . After this she had interview with cognizant and asked for package of 7 lpa. When she recieved the offer from cognizant it was of 10lpa fixed. Most interesting part after 2 weeks she got revised offer letter from cogni without any discussion of 16lpa with 1L joining bonus. How can we analyse and suggest her regarding offer.
Do any firms out there offer a global parental leave policy? Curious to see how prevalent it is and if it is perceived important by to be parents
Anyone have insight into the culture at Adobe? specifically in a professional services standpoint. A good exit opp from a WLB standpoint? Seems like an awesome company.
I need perspective. I was scheduled for a bunch of spa services today before a vacation. Early in the morning, a spa lady calls me to reschedule. I tell her I can’t reschedule due to my job. She replies that she remembers me mentioning that from a previous appointment she “helped me rescue.” She never acknowledged knowing me prior to that comment. I was offended as it came across as judging my stress level and availability based on a service I received years ago. Did I get unreasonably upset?
I know it's early to even mention this, but has anyone starting preparing lessons for the fall? I want to create a remote learning webquest (how to use remote learning tools) so that students are prepared for anything.
Has anyone recently gotten their H1B visa stamping done in Mumbai using Dropbox. If yes, what was the processing time and the overall experience? Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Is MBB (mostly thinking about McKinsey) really that bad in terms of WLB? I feel like people tend to exaggerate things sometimes - i was told i'd be working approximately 65h at Deloitte in Tech Strategy and honestly that barely ever happened. I wasn't considering switching since I love my job and my team, but many people are telling me I shouldn't "waste" my potential at Deloitte (whatever that means...). They kind of got to me and now i'm looking for more info about the culture/work at MBB.
During an interview for undergrad campus position, is it too risky to say that one of reasons u like a company is bc of their gay network/the support for queer folkx in general (id explain it in a more elegant way ofc)? Interview is with partners for MBB (M-first/final round and Bain-final round). I’m a woman also btw
Planning to move to Canada in a year through the Express Entry program. Currently working at Accenture Strategy in India (2 years work experience) with MBA from one of the top universities in the country. Not sure if I'll be able to get an internal transfer. Anyone here who has made a similar move? What worked best for you in terms of job search?
Have seen a lot of referral threads on here. Since most of us have at-will employment couldn't we be fired if our firms found us soliciting other firms? I know it's unlikely but still seems to be a
Stupid question, want to get into political risk consultant, is that a thing outside of PwC in the big 4? If so what qualifications do you need and what's more utilized, risk analysis or poli sci?
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
Im in strategy at Accenture. Is there any chance they'll let me get staffed on a non-strategy project?
I have a question for those at Amazon or any other FAANG organization. How does your company view transfers/relocations. For instance, you were brought in for a Sr. Mgr role in SF but want to go to DC. Is there an internal transfer portal or do you need to apply for the job? How is this viewed in the company? Thanks!
Any openings in industry for pharmaceutical and life sciences in Bangalore. Have 5+ years of management and strategy consulting. Tier 1 MBA and Tier 1 engineering. Looking for more WLB and spending some time with family.
$75k + $10k bonus for senior financial analyst role in NYC - should I take it? It seems a hell of a lot better than my $60k role in audit. Currently an A2.
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