I just got a great offer: my preferred role, company, and compensation all match what I really want. My only concern is moving during this COVID environment. What're your thoughts on this?
MBB & FAANG fish - curious if the kind of companies that reach out to you on LinkedIn are mostly similar companies(tier 1) or is it mostly messages from recruiters from smaller orgs/tier 2 companies
Ex-Deloitter here. My goal is to finish working across ALL of the Big 4, and then post-MBA at ALL of the MBB. Will I be considered a flight risk or will I garner the Thanos level respect I deserve?
What role do you see for consulting firms in helping clients build the organizations which enable innovation ?
Hello 🐠. Have been extended an offer for an industry role without an onsite interview. I completed 3 rounds of telephonic/video based interviews. Is this suspicious or normal? Any inputs appreciated!
Does OW and LEK work on general more hours than MBB? I heard they often crank up to 70-80 hours but don’t know if that’s just 1 person’s experience
How easy is it to lateral from Deloitte human capital to MBB or a strategy firm? Seems like having a heavy HR focus may not have a lot of transferable skills. Don’t want to get stuck in HR forever.
I recently joined a project where I am the only consultant. No one knows what my role is, who I report to, etc. Is that normal?
Are any top consulting firms hiring for experienced analysts currently? I know ACN and some others are cyclical for resources 2-3 years out of college, but I’m looking to make a move sooner than fall
How do you judge books when hiring creatives? Do you use any benchmarks or just go with what moves you?
I spoke with an MBB partner who put me in touch with their recruiter. Recruiter is unresponsive for 2-3 weeks w follow up. Is it too aggressive to call this recruiter via the main office phone?
Have an opportunity to join a portfolio company of a well respected PE fund - recruited by the fund. This role would be working directly with BOD and CEO managing an aggressive acquisition schedule...
MBB folks, what’s the glamour with FAANG to you? I ask because I have done multiple strategy projects for/with FAANG, and could likely get an offer, but I still want MBB 🤨 Am I missing something?
What are the exit opportunities for M&A consulting. Projects include due diligence, synergy analysis, separation planning for carve outs etc.
Taxes are not a strong suit of mine; can someone explain why the 1K bta bonus we got today had taxes much higher that regular pay? My total tax % is usually about 30% but the bonus taxes were 40%?
Every time I interview I hear about how the organization is flat and everyone’s scrappy, and offices don’t exist because teams don’t tolerate the walls that divide them. I respect all that, but...
Partners & MDs: what are the most common or main reasons why Partners, Principles or Managing Directors for the most part are pushed out or Laid off in the firm? How hard is it to get back on ur feet
Can y’all let me know when it’ll be okay to flirt/approach people at a bar without being worried about Covid?
Have been on the bench for a few weeks now and barely go out anymore. I don't feel like stepping outside of the house or socializing. Feel lost in my career. How do I get out of this unhealthy circle?
Travelling to Cancun in mid Sept. Recommendations? It will just be me and my friend. 2 females. I have read there have been a lot of problems in Cancun and was curious about how people felt when they travelled there and vacationed there? Staying in an Airbnb in the Hotel Zone.
What are you doing for a retirement plan as an independent consultant? Solo 401K, SEP IRA, etc.? Any recommendations on where to open an account?
Crazy back pain after returning to work post a month of vacation. I'm not used to sitting! #takemeback
During an interview a partner was mad at me because I preferred a deck/Visio over whiteboard FYI- I have bad writing. He said I was over paid after telling him my pay. I told him that's his opinion
Got raise but no promotion even though I was an acting senior. All of my reviews say "exceeds expectations". What should be my next step?
Anyone taken a pregnancy leave ahead of maternity leave? Doctor wants me to avoid labor this time around ahead of a planned C. I’m in CA but firm isn’t CA based.
Does Deloitte (or other Big4) clawback the CPA bonus if you leave within a year of starting? I’ve heard mixed responses.
Do I have to do anything to prepare for change of status? (10/1) received the approval notice so do I just sit tight? When do I actually get the visa in my passport?
If the USCIS updates on their website how long before I get the approved H1B docs? Also, is there a way to knpw for how long its approved before i actuslly get the documents?