Worked 2 years entry role IT consultant at a big4 and 2 years another entry role strategy consultant at T2 cobsulting firm (ATK, LEK, S&), which level at MBB should I apply for? Again entry role?
Wharton EMBA worth it? Late career starter so limited white collar experience but interesting background/past life. Also have kids to support so can’t do a full time program. Want the MBA for career boost ($), as an entry to faang/MBB and to have more security for future opportunities. Worth it? Does the EMBA have the same faang/MBB recruitment access and weight as full time?
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
Hi Eric, thanks so much for taking the time to do this! I used to be a manager at MBB, recently went to industry and don’t like it. How difficult is it in your view to boomerang back to consulting?
What are some of the best consumer tech firms to target in Europe? Looking for a right fit after 5 years in MBB consulting. Wanted to check specifically about firms such as N26, Revolut, Delivery Hero, GetYourGuide as I found roles in them.
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
As head of a division in industry, we work a lot with vendors. Increasingly I am noticing that men working at vendor firms have offer resistance when I ask for more details/invoice timings etc. I recently had a partner from a mid size firm telling me that he will be sending the invoice without phase completion. Ofcourse, I pushed back since the work is not done and it's not per contract, and he comes back asking me to be flexible. I am ex MBB, and am quite surprised at this attitude. Cont...
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MBB in Singapore, are you still recruiting foreigners that need an EP or is it only Singaporeans/PR now and for the foreseeable future? Would be interested to apply as an experienced hire.
How to best allocate time, from first to final round of MBB process for 2-3 weeks? Just keep doing cases daily / focus on behaviourals / read white papers/ relax a bit ?
End goal: strategy at a large industry player (auto, apparel, etc) Is it more logical to use the mba to jump right into those companies or use the mba to get into Mbb/tier 2 and then jump?
How competitive is the mbb and tier 2 consulting industry. Any tips on how to best survive and succeed vs other smart peers?
Any insight on getting MBA from mendoza as far as prospects for transitioning into a post-mba strategy consulting role? It’s ranked outside the top 15 but from research seems like it still sends plenty of grads to top consulting firms (not MBB)
I have sponsorship from my consulting firm (tuition, requires 3 year commitment, definitely does not pay like MBB/T2). I got a 60k scholarship from Kellogg, should I just consider making a move to MBB/T2?
How do you land a job at an MBB firm? About me 3 years at kpmg in the cyber advisory sector. Only did a bachelors in CS. What do i need to do/ skill sets to improve in order to work there? I want to do IT/Cyber strategy work in the future.
Say there are two candidates, Candidate A has a 6/10 resume and candidate B has a 9/10 resume. If Candidate A has a referral at MBB, are they more likely to get an interview than candidate B? Or will they be about the same?
MBB fish any advice on nailing a virtual interview? What should candidates do differently (if anything)?
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
Did anyone recently get Dropbox eligibility/interview waiver in India? I'm getting the waiver which I didn't expect because my last stamping was not in India. Does anyone know if they removed this rule? It wasn't even asked in the questionnaire leading to the waiver message.
A young me attended my first THREE interviews in a full suit. I still cringe thinking back about them. However, I’m pretty glad those agencies didn’t hire me.
Have been a PM for my client for the past year, successfully deploying several things. Just got told I will start working with a lower level client associate and I’m being dropped to a BA level...
Hello Fishes, Can you please share your best salary negotiation tips? In India, it’s such a common norm to pay on current even if you are grossly underpaid. Thanks.
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Ladies - let’s talk shoes! 👠 I love a good pair of heels but practically sinks in when I travel and have to do a lot of walking. Flats suck and give me blisters. What are your go to shoes?
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
Venting: I just went through rounds and rounds of interviews with a company. It was going really well, like I nailed each one of them. They asked me to do an assignment to which I said yes (I know but I wanted the job!) and I spent days working on it. Then crickets. Few days later “sorry but we’re changing our focus to a new role”. I feel angry, deflated.. sad. It seems on here that it’s easy for everyone to get the job. I’m always the number two candidates or *poof* the role disappears.
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Has a fight ever broken out in your classroom with your students? Just had to break up my first one 🤦🏻♀️
3 years ago, I interviewed someone who didn’t get the job. They emailed me weeks after, and asked, “I don’t care if I don’t get the job, I just want to be friends.” I never responded. Still feel bad
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