What is the toughest challenge for a Consultant to transition from big 4 to MBB consulting? I was fortunate enough to get an MBB offer as an experienced Consultant and want to make sure I hit the ground running. Thanks! Bain & Company McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group
Planning to move to a EU country around summer 2021. Anyone who is a non-EU citizen got a consultancy job in EU countries can share your experiences. 1. How long it took to find a job ? 2. In what practice you got offered a job for ? (Such as technology or risk or IT etc) 3. Did you get offered a job by boutique consultancy companies or sticked with Big4 and MBB ? 4. How was the attitude of HR to you considering the fact that you were a non-EU candidate ? 5. What would be your hints to share ?
Interning at MBB next summer. Looking at getting a backpack now for upcoming travel, but I’ve heard that the firm has discounts on Tumi/Briggs and Riley. Should I get something around Black Friday, or wait to see what the company offers in terms of discounts?
Does MBB, Strategy&, LEK, ATK etc allow rotational programs in different countries (London, UK, etc)? How competitive are those rotations to get into?
MBB associate with undergrad degree in economics. Loved the degree, though didn’t do much with it outside of class (spent summers on internships, didn’t write a thesis). If I want to do something related to economics, how can I best leverage my current background to do so? Would MS in Econ make more sense than an mba? Maybe MS in stats or data science? Does the MBB background help in any way?
FDD manager here making $150K. Do you think MBA is worth it? Potentially would like to make a jump to MBB consulting.
FAANG good MBB bad, am I doing it right
Anyone been able to successfully go the MBB route and be there for family / kids? Or any thoughts on intentionally avoiding the path to have WLB for that reason?
What’s working at MBB like for software engineers? Are they good places to grow technical sophistication? Is it mostly ent service integration? How does it compare w/ working at a large product shop?
Seeking support : Any MBB Partner/MD willing to review profile & potentially refer for lateral level consulting opportunities. YOE : 12+ Have worked with F500 clients & startups.
Can you shed some light on MBB recruitment? You got to events, shake some hands and then what? Do you need multiple people to back your candidacy at each firm? Will they invite you to “unofficial” events if they like you? Not really sure how much effort this requires
Is Partner pay at MBBs same across countries? I suspect not, but curious to know the general estimate for MBB partners before in India / Singapore.
If Carlyle Group led the spinoff of Booz & Co and left it weak and undercapitalized, who did the DD and strategic plan? Deliberate attempt by MBB to cripple competitor? 🤔 #alt-consulting conspiracy
How good is your firm at helping you to acquire new technical skills and business knowledge? I am at a big four, and there is 0 appropriate technical training. I have to pick up stuff on the go and honestly feel like an amateur, just pulling solutions out of my ass..I hate to look back and realize how I could’ve produced better quality work. Is MBB like that, as well? Also, most managers and higher are so abstracted from tech that I don’t even know a single good expert to ask for advice
Folks who moved from MBB to a top-tier tech firm (E.g. FAANG): how does the talent compare between the two?
Does anyone ever FAANG >> MBB? Does this make progression/financial sense? (Generally speaking)
Are we capped at the tax deductible limit in 401k contributions or can we contribute more albeit taxable
I'm so freaking sick of my team not fully reading through client discovery materials. Everything you're asking me and the client was contained in the documents we were given 😡😡
First year C here. Button down + chinos + blazer okay for the holiday party? Too casual?
Fish friends, I seek your wealth of knowledge. Useful tips to prepare for an upcoming OW & BCG interview? Books, websites, methods, schedules, anything is valued! Much love, y’all
Preparing to build a presentation for my panel interview. Any tips? Specific content I should have on the presentation besides answering the questions they provided? I’m so nervous and I really want and need this job
I work in a Big 4 firm and I'm currently staffed at a client. Can I move to another Big 4 firm and continue working at the same client in, 1. The same role? 2. Different project/different role?
HR1044 just passed Congress, potentially no more employment based visa caps for Indian if it passes the Senate
What does a Hedge Fund Analyst do? Got a call with a recruiter soon as an exit opp. These buggers make $3-500k in total comp
Had a serious debate with a hipster last night. Was there anyway for America to get all of the idealistic benefits of Bernie Sanders without losing half my paycheck? Solve that and i'll feel the bern 🤘
Hey fish fam, thinking of a side hustle for post covid and was wondering if anyone knows where I can find a good business plan and financial plan template? Specifically for a restaurant. Appreciate any links you can share!
Trapped on a local client who keeps extending you. 1hr drive each way and client specifically only wants local people. Best way to get off the client without pissing people off?
For salary negotiations, should you do them by phone or email? Is it the HR person or hiring manager who has the final say?
If a company is using salary bands and I know them for the levels above me. Can I expect that I will at least receive the minimum of the band or are bands only used for external candidates and internal may receive even less.
Client email just came in on this holiday weekend. Nothing urgent but they do want a deliverable. Targeting closing late next week. Reasonable to wait until Monday/Tuesday or would you run back home to your computer and mess up your plans?
Looking to get into Cyber Security Consulting at a Big 4 Firm. Can anyone offer any advice on the best way to land an interview ? Any help@would be appreciated!
I need to earn a few more EQDs to keep AAdvantage Platinum. If I pay for one of these upgrades, does it credit me with EQDs for the upgrade cost?
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