How do you approach a firm recruiting you when you weren't looking to move? It would be similar work, but I could negotiate a significant salary boost which would help my family reach financial goals faster. I like everything about my firm, but the pay is on the low side. I've never interviewed when I wasn't eager to leave my current job, and I'm uncertain how to discuss that with the recruiter & interviewer. I want to leverage it, but don't want to sound greedy.
Interviewing for a tech exit (start up recently became a unicorn). It’s 80k base + 5-10% bonus but 30k in equity… base is low but is 30k in equity sounds like a lot but only seems worth it if they get bought out / go public. Need some input on the TC. Trying to get paid
Mulling over an offer. Is work at MBB way more work / significantly more intense than Big 4? I feel like I have a good brand/rep at EY; not sure if effort to rebuild all of that at MBB is worth it?
One week post final round interview but no feedback yet. Is it over / am I ghosted? Tech company
Got 2 offers, 1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
Received an invite for a superday very quickly after applying to Goldman. Recruiter never sent me the zoom password and then the password failed to work so everything started a full 15 minutes late. Interviews went great including a “they’ll definitely be a second round” but then I received the rejection email the next day. Do we think the tech issues played into that significantly or just my interview not stacking up to other candidates?
I have an interview with a big tech firm very soon. I’m in an awkward beard growth stage and kinda look like crap but not really, do y’all think it’ll affect anything?
Made it to the final interview at a pretty good company for UX Design. Was super excited for it, but didn't make the cut. What do you all do to recover from rejection? Any tips? (Do you prevent yourself from getting attached in the first place?) Also, how do I identify my shortcoming in the interview process so I know what I can improve on them for the next?
Looking for referrals in consulting roles at MBB or T2 strategy firms. Experience into strategy, change, transformation, analytics & operations excellence. YOE : 12
Can somebody refer me at MBB, Accenture, EY and PwC? Victim of Deloitte layoff. Would appreciate any and all the help I can get!
McKinsey has pretty traditionally been considered the best of MBB, followed by BCG, then Bain. Given all the scandals its dealt with this past few years do you think its standing within MBB will drop? I think its too big to fall out of the group but I definitely am leaning towards BCG being the new preferred/top option for people trying to break in to consulting.
Anyone go from MBB/T2 to MBA school and do something OTHER than return to consulting / go for high finance? Curious what your return on making that decision is and if it’s ever worth going if you’re already in consulting. Seems like most non-Consulting or IB jobs you could just skip the MBA.
Any stats on how many people get past 1st phone screening case interview with McK? Also if it’s phone does it mean no charts?
Was told I’d only have one round (4 interviews), each split 50/50 on case/behavioral. This is for an Associate position and will be interviewing with AP/P/SP level. Is this typical? Since I see most people have multiple rounds.
Any moms or to-be-moms decide to leave consulting for continued rigorous education like medical school? I’m not a mom yet but want to do this and wonder if I’m setting myself up for failure.
Deloitte Moms, I remember seeing in some other bowl that Deloitte gives 200 dollars gift card or vantage points for new moms. I am having trouble finding the information in DeloitteNet or TOD. Are we still getting it or was it a past promotion kind of thing? Appreciate any guidance on this.
Anyone hear of Paulson Investment company? Recruiter reached out, asking if I’m into a role there. Interested in workplace vibes, culture, anything. Glassdoor has me concerned.
Anyone ever applied to a job via USAjobs? If so how long is that process in finding out if your gonna be interviewed
Weird combination of de-facto self-promotion under poor guise of advertising Becker’s products PLUS humble-brag of winning the EWS award. Gotta love it!
Hi, where or what types of companies should sophomores & juniors apply for next summer (2022) to recruit for IB the following summer (2023)? This summer BBs wrapped up SA IB recruitment, EBs even earlier, and a fair amount of my friends missed out big time. Also, if a sophomore or junior doesn’t get a finance-related summer internship (I.e tech) and aims for an IB SA or FT position, is it harder to break in? Appreciate any advice and insight, thank you.
what’s a good resume template/format for consultants? i.e do you list out each project as its own section under the employer? Is it still recommended for one page resume?
Are you able to request to interview on campus a different day/earlier than the two dates they offer you?
Curious, what do companies use to evaluate performance if you don’t have reliable metrics? A technical workforce that is valued for their daily outputs vs projects, goals, etc. but there’s not a consistency or way to measure quality or amount of work being completed.￼
Week 3 on the bench. What to do? I am working relentless BD with a manager I like and I have applied to all roles in region and done heavy networking. Anything I am missing or ways to staff smarter?
Will there be a salary bubble like the housing bubble? Hearing how much people with 2-7 yrs experience are getting offered to move companies is blowing my mind. At some point this is not going to be sustainable and salaries will drop back down to reality. However, I am concerned that all of those folks with inflated salaries will get in situations they can’t support after the correction. Then what happens?
Any advice for a first-year at one of the big L&E firms (think Ogletree, Jackson Lewis, Fisher) looking to get into Big Law? Would appreciate any insight!
Associate Media Director Salary in LA vs SF?
Talked to this company and they said if I’m willing to pay to fly out they will interview me. Does that strike you as cheap?
What are some things partners and directors can do to boost morale while we are all remote?
Got this ‘congrats on your promotion’ wine. Is it just me or is the irony too much to bear
Any openings in FTI consulting? I talked to a bunch of ppl and feel like FTI has the best culture and a really good forensic practice. In NYC/DC area
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