What other consulting firms have a prominent supply chain consulting practice besides MBB, the Big 4 accounting firms, and Kearney?
How common is it for associate partners to lateral into MBB? Anybody willing to do a referral for a healthcare AP from Big 4 firm? What’s the interview process like?
Hi. Recently have got an offer from CGI. I have heard a lot of good things about this organisation. I am dropping my joining to one of the Big 4 to join here. Is it worth it? Please comment folks.
Partner in big 4, mid 40s. Doing okay but lack motivation as I don’t respect what we do or most of my clients. Team is decent and I feel responsible for them but not excited about consulting. Never been in the industry. Very tempted to do a start up. Have a few ideas. I would love some advice. Either how to suck it up and stay the course or being brave to try something new.
Quick question: if one of your staff is seriously underpaid, would you expect that he/she addresses it? And if so, how and when and with whom? (Big 4 consulting context)
Any B4 to MBB experienced hires (excluding MBA recruiting) here? Would love to hear about any advice you have about applying.
What was the Parthenon Group like before the EY acquisition? How was it perceived compared to MBB, Big 4, etc. in terms of prestige, exit opps, etc.?
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I've been working for a regional public accounting firm since last Summer. It's a small office and I don't really fit in. The accounting software(s) is also ancient and slow here(circa 2003). I quickly applied for a position at a Big 4 and surprisingly was quickly offered a job. The training here has been haphazard and even managers barely know how to use the software. My main concern is the awkwardness from leaving after such a short time but the commute is an hour shorter to the big 4 firm.
Anyone know if Deloitte will still give retention bonus if I join now for tax senior 1 from another big 4?
How is quality of life different of an MBB partner and a B4 partner. Is it really still a grind at MBB at that level? I have never seen a stressed MBB partner so not sure if it’s just a facade.
Everyone posts about how short staffed their firms are. Yet when I try to lateral from Canada to the US, recruiters brick wall me. Like wut? PS: US Citizen and working at B4
Big 4 🐠 here. Love consulting work but tired of the lifestyle. Anyone heard about F212, Slalom and Bridgespan?
Currently considering offers from 2 big 4 firms for entry level audit opportunities. I’m a bit concerned about the burn out that everybody’s talking about in PA￼. Any advice on how to avoid it or at least minimize the effects?
How realistic is the jump from Big 4 FDD to IB. Can you expect to jump to a MM/BB or would you be stuck with boutiques?
Sitting in the middle seat. Guy on my left is significantly obese, probably a medical condition. Guy on right, his email signature says Weight Watchers. I want to introduce them to each other.
My wife is trying to get back to work in the bay area after a year of not being in the US(due to covid travel/visa bans). It is very difficult to get a chance to interview and even after interviews not getting an offer(mostly reason being offer was accepted by another candidate) this ends up raising hopes and wasting a lot of time! Any tips on how someone has navigated through these situations and landed a job as a data/business analyst or TPM? TIA
Lesson learned: when in APAC do not ask your client to take you to their favorite restaurant. Wound up eating "turtle sex organ soup" and century eggs last night.
Last year at this time we were averaging 20 deaths a day from COVID. We were crying for a vaccine. Today we are averaging 40 deaths a day we have the vaccine and they are whining why do we need mandates. Really?
Looking for inputs on career progression from experts. I am a PL/SQL developer (mostly in healthcare domain) from last 15 years and working remotely since last 5 years. I have some exposure of Cognos but many years back. Things are getting monotonous and I am looking for an advice to understand what related data technologies should I learn or certifications which will help in my career progression as not sure if PL/SQL is sustainable in a longer run.
I’ve been reached out to by a recruiter for Deloitte’s Total M&A Solution practice. Any insight into the group and compensation? Is it more strategy or implementation type work? I current work on CDDs at a T2 firm
Most staff/sr assoc would make 80% of salary for the next 4 months if fired & yet firms are considering pay cuts. Like at this point just fire me idk what kool aid some of you are drinking
Anyone know what a senior associate total comp at Hietman (Chicago) is? Any word on company culture? Department would be financial reporting and operations.
Should I wait to update my LinkedIn? I joined MBB after a brief post-MBA stint at a CPG company . I was only there for 2 months and I don’t want my MBA classmates to think I jumped ship too quickly and judge. Should I wait until January to update my LinkedIn?
Does anyone use a money system to help with classroom management? What do you think about it?
I feel like I should leave my boutique strategy consulting firm, but no one will match my pay. 4 yoe. I feel like an MBA should be next, but then I would have to take a $100k pay cut at mbb or any company after paying $$$ in tuition and $$$$$ in lost income. Has anyone ever dealt with golden handcuffs?
Can someone provide referral in Accenture?
Aside from a grueling 24 hour design test. I’ve never in my life as a designer been asked for my college transcript when applying for a job. Has anyone else needed a college transcript for a job application?
Which advanced non-MBA degrees are the most common at your firm? If recruited from a grad program with a non-MBA degree, did you start at the same level, salary, compensation track as an MBA recruit?
I find joy in reporting all the inaccurate information my “friends” on Facebook share about COVID
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