Anyone working at SAP as an industry value advisor? Would be great to connect and know more about your work please! I'm an MBB consultant looking for more context on the role and whether it's worth my time.
Is Partner pay same across geos at MBB? Currently a C, based out of India
How much is it in India? Would appreciate some insights on this (can take it in DM if it's confidential)
Essentially looking to jump to tech if the pay difference is not great (don't mind longer hours though)
On bench; next project locked in; the weather is beautiful; took a data viz class; received four dresses ($74) on sale from banana republic; they all fit for once; and headed to the gym to loose some covid fat. Your girl is having a great day.
Yes trying for MBB etc and the next big job, but I can be grateful for the ordinary.
Hey folks, anybody willing to refer me for consulting position at MBB, Kearney, OW, EYP, S&.
I have more than 2 years of experience in market research firm and have worked in a startup in UK and Germany.
I had passed the CV screening at Bain, LEK and S& London offices last year. I will share the SS for credibility :)
I am happy to have quick chat.
Wondering how much a Partner makes in Big 4 consulting? Is there really that big of a difference at the Partner level compared to MBB (starting 7 figure)?
Here’s a weird question for the MBB folks - how competitive would you say you guys are, internally? I think people at ACN arent not competitive but most of us generally do want to help each other succeed. Meanwhile, I’ve heard there’s some particularly sharp elbows in MBB, especially toward the EMs…would you guys say this is true? Curious how cut throat the internal mentality is.
Best luggage for travel? Just got consulting job at MBB and looking to buy some new stuff.
Want to negotiate signing bonus at one of the MBBs. Should I ask for more money over email with my reasons or talk over phone? I have always talked on phone and negotiated in the past but I haven't talked to the recruiter that I need to negotiate with at the MBB. She is not same person that scheduled my interviews etc.
Curious, are any of the MBB fishes here doing human capital/people/organization work? If so, did you start off as a generalist then specialize?
I’m thinking about my MBA and would love to stay in this area of consulting. Appreciate the insight 🙂
Has anyone here transfered from US/Canada to same MBB/BIG4 in Asia? I would be particularly interested in doing so for the Singapore Office for a 1-2 years. How was your tranfer experience?
Deciding between Kellogg and Haas for business school and am interested in healthcare/biopharma consulting post-MBA. Any thoughts on which will open more doors, particularly at MBB?
McKinsey & Company
Is the MBB referral spree being catalyzed by the fact that no one wants to be in consulting anymore?
I have been promoted from Strategy Analyst to Strategy Consultant at Accenture Strategy (London office). How doable is it to move from Accenture Strategy to MBB, OW, EYP, S&, Monitor Deloitte etc? I am more interested in the traditional corporate and growth strategy work. Naturally Accenture has a lot of digital and tech work imbedded into strategy. I’ve seen a lot of mixed posts about the company on here, will that impact a lateral move?
Case interview tips for MBB?
For people at M7 schools, what percent of people who want to go to MBB actually get offers? Seems like a lot of people assume M7=MBB offer which I’m not sure is true.
Question for the experienced hires that interviewed with MBB in the US recently - were there any standardized tests involved?
I am clear-eyed and ready.
I am filled with vigor and determination.
I have had my mettle tested and have overcome challenge after challenge.
I have studied my materials and have trained my mind stronger than ever.
I carry conviction in my heart and a smile on my face.
Yes, I am prepared to get rejected by MBB once again.
Those in MBB - are the hours horrendous for everyone at your firm? Are there groups where wlb is a little better? Just have a hard time understanding how 80+ hours a week is sustainable long term
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Any opportunity for a business analyst opening in a prestige firm in reporting analytics space? 8 YOE, having an offer in hand.
Who gets a bad case of nostalgia from time to time? Am i the only one who gets sad when remembering bygone days
I am moving out of Ny, I need a city with diversity and good weather close to the beach 🏖 (avoiding places with high risk of natural disasters) I need green I hate winter 🥶. Which cities would you recommend I lived in 🗽 nyc trying to go to something like that cool 😎 less expensive lol maybe but it is not a big deal . I want Seattle but I do not have job opportunities for now there
🐠s any tricks to prevent the hotel room becoming a sauna? The controller in the room says 60 but we all know that's just a toy, had to leave the door open all night. Marriott btw.
Do many freelancers have an actual contract you make clients sign? For the past 15 months I’ve done most my negotiation through email and never had an issue. But my current client keeps changing terms.
Does anyone have experience as a kyc analyst? I’m starting in 2 weeks and I’m super excited. Any advice?
Should I expect a pay cut if I’m transferring from the EY SF office to the EY LA office?
Is Square experiencing significant departures? I’ve been getting hit up by recruiters atleast once a week for the last 3 months for Product related roles. Square
How is everyone holding up?
*A Call for Change*
Black professionals in advertising demand urgent action from agency leadership:
Going to join in EPAM Systems role: software test automation engineer yoe 2.6. please give me true insights.
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Leaving for industry (life sciences) after 9 years. Feel nervous and excited. This is only job I've had after college.
Moved from consulting to Product Management and honestly feeling the biggest imposter syndrome (no technical background, onboarding virtually so no idea how engineers work etc, terrible at brainstorming things live vs giving a presentation which is what I’m used to in consulting). Anyone with similar pivot can share some tips on how to feel less defeated and make progress
Does anyone have insights into Bain’s tech insights group? How is the comp and wlb in this type of group at Bain or other firms that do this (e.g., Parthenon)? Is this more sustainable than doing CDDs all the time? I’ve done a lot of CDD work but don’t know anything about tech DD’s
Would you take up a low paying job to retain or get higher title? I’m being offered a pre ipo crypto company offer for about same current comp but without the stock options which puts me $100k lower than current.
Has anyone joined an outsourced investment firm (e.g., Partners Capital)? If so, why and how was your experience?
Deloitte OCM laid off consultants and analysts. A recruiter contacted me about a position that listed Deloitte OCM methodology and ChangeScout experience as a plus. It is a contractor to hire position that can be remote now and into the future. The rate is too low for me and it seems@more on target at the analyst to SC level. DM me for Deets.
Is it ok to message a recruiter about salary range for a job posting if it's not public? Asking because the Glassdoor range is quite lower than expected.
Hello fishes, has it become a norm with Big4s to staff candidates on pure play IT Program Management roles in the name of Strategy. Anybody in a similar soup, where your core skills lie in Business Consulting, but you are being repeatedly put in IT implementations. Experiencing gaslighting almost every second day. I m more oriented towards business than IT, and hence have a different way of approaching things. Any suggestions how to handle things except switching. Joined 6 months ago.
I’ve just started trying coding and I really like it. Any advice on how to see if getting a full time SWE job would be a good idea and/or how I can make the switch? I have no formal CS training, but I have been learning through Udemy, leetcode, and side projects.
Interested in trust and safety! Anyone know resources and how to get into these roles at FAANG + companies?
Thinking of leaving and setting up my own small shop. Have 3 companies lined up as customers. Think a monthly retainer & additional time in blocks of 10 hr (1 day), + exp. Anyone go this route?
Best exit ops in Dallas?
Any folks here interviewed with or looked into Blend (https://blend.com). Looking at a customer success manager role but not sure if the cash comp will be compelling (they’re likely heading towards an IPO, so that could be a strong component)
Human capital/experienced in tech implementations - commercial practitioner in DC area. Anyone know if any recruiters in DC? Looking to get off the consulting rollercoaster. Maybe Amazon/Nestle?
What will be/was your tipping point to make you consider exiting consulting?
Mine is seeing how much my peers have aged from their uploaded headshots when when they turn their webcams on. It’s subtle, but makes me really think that this career has done a serious number on them.
Negotiate retention buyout before or after salary/bonus/rsu package from new company? Would normally say after, but have heard transparency early on with a recruiter can also help them get the best offer in one approval cycle, vs. going back and forth for weeks.
Anyone in McKinsey Implementation willing to chat about their experience and potentially refer to an Associate role? McKinsey & Company
Just got a verbal offer from FAANG. However, I’m in the second round interview process for 2 other places (startup, large media company) for other roles id be interested in. Should I tell them or see if I can delay FAANG?
Currently making around ~130K TC at a small firm. Completed several successful real estate property flips and current net worth is 750k. Thinking about going into real estate investing for a couple years full time. Is leaving the consulting space for 1-2 years detrimental to future career growth? Currently in late 20s, with 5yoe.
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