The most interesting part of consulting to me is being dropped into entirely new teams where no one knows each other and immediately having to adjust to a new team culture.
Any advice for applying for a new position while currently in one? (Esp. being in one of the big 4 holding co where talent portal will flag you applying for positions)
Got to final round interviews with a tech company back in March. They said they were very interested, but because of COVID they were closing the requisition with hopes of reopening it Sept. The position requires a lot of networking, conferences, and meetings, which would drive why the decided to put off the position. Have not heard anything from the company, is it a lost cause at this point?
Is a switch from IT Audit (b4) to Product Management (industry) role a good move? C1. Significant pay bump as well.
Considering moving from Capgemini tech consultant role after 2 years, to Program Manager role at a tech company in Bay Area. I think it’d be a step up in responsibilities & exposure. Would that be viewed as progression and a positive move in the eye of the MBA Admission Officers?
Having an informational interview that I’m hoping will lead to an exit opportunity. I’m compiling a list of questions to ask and was wondering if anyone had recommendations or go-to questions?
Folks planning to go for L1, considering the remote situation, what should be our justification that this role requires a physical presence in the US? One cannot work for Deloitte US if not in the US is the only thing I can think of. Any better responses?
Pondering. How many creatives struggle with the imposter syndrome. And even though you get into this business because you have talent, how do you stay true to that and not listen to the haters/ cancel culture that makes you feel like an imposter. I feel like I’m not alone, but I’d love some advice on how you guys paddle your own creative canoe.
anyone here jump to industry and end up not liking the role? what did you do? how did leaving to join industry effect your career? what are some things that you wish you knew/considered before taking the money?
Evaluating whether to take up an Investment Strategy role with a unicorn wealth-tech firm. Does this pigeon-hole me into wealth-tech? Are there paths from Investment Strategy to other fin tech or investing or Corporate strategy roles?
Fastest way to Marriott status? I am currently Diamond with Hilton but want to switch. Do they offer any challenges? I already was told no status matches.Also not interested in opening a Marriott cc..
It's hard enough to get people on board with an idea in your head even when everyone in the room has a similar background and culture. How do you handle cultural barriers in the workplace?
My Truth: I recently left a large firm with great pay, terrible culture, & subtle racism for a small firm, bad pay, & great/open culture. Already looking like one of my better career decisions. (cont)
Started at a local firm and become manager, then joined a nation firm for more brand recognition. After one year, I don’t think I fit in the culture. I want to love to move to industry, but
I’m just starting in a consulting role out of undergrad but want to keep my computer science skills up should I decide to exit to a technical role. Does anyone have recommendations on how to do so?
Yelp is hiring in BizOps / Strategy, Data Science, product management, and engineering. Let me know if you’d like more information. Happy to give out referrals!
Can't wait to go on my vacation
After a year in big 4 and being beyond miserable and unhappy with my client and the firm, I have a great opportunity with CLA thanks to a sr mgr there. Thoughts on dipping for CLA?
Comp for ACN Ventures and Acquisitions Integration Specialist? 5 years experience In Tier 1, not NYC. Have an offer and wondering if reasonable. Glassdoor of no help. TIA
What exit ops from consulting provide the ability to eventually get to a 200k+ salary / minimal travel?
Any post-MBAs from Deloitte recently laid off that were expecting GSAP tuition reimbursement? If so, did you receive any?
How do y'all deal with being lonely while traveling? I know no one at this client site and I have no family or friends or coworkers in the area.
Graduated in 2014. Make 150k as a manager now. Looking for Corporate Strategy roles in f500. What should I shoot for for total comp?
In my early thirties, still an Engagement Manager only making $355k basic, plus benefits and guarenteed minimum bonus of $100k. What did I do wrong? #Satire #DoesAnyoneElseFeelThisTypeOfDiscussionHappensWayToMuchHere? #WhyDoSoManyPeepsNeedValidation? Not trying to put people down, but seems there are far too many people on the hamster wheel just churning and in need of validation. Any thoughts? Am I off base?
How is the proposed tax holiday going to work? You don't pay taxes now but owe it by April 15 2021?
I’m just saying...if I ever were to get pregnant. I would trace it back to the night(s) we boned to conceive that baby. Anyone else?
MBB 🐠 is health strategy (general, not payer and provider) a priority or existing area at your firm? Are those sort of positions easy to come by? Always trying to keep my eyes open.
I hate that I can’t just enjoy a quiet period instead of feeling like it means I’m about to get laid off
If I were to jump ships to EY, how would the work mix between local and non-local look like. Doea Transaction Advisory do more local jobs or is it the usual travel M-Th. I see fewer EY guys at airport
Mini poll - Best firm among Tier 2: (also would be lovely to know why) 💜 - GT ❤️ - BDO 💚 - RSM
I will likely leave my new consulting job soon after 3 months. My current job is causing me to (almost) burn out already - I’m essentially doing the job of 2 people due to the project being understaffed. Management style is also severely micromanaged. I am in the process of interviewing & will likely get an offer. Thinking ahead, I am unsure what to say to my current company as the reason for leaving. I have a feeling things will turn hostile.
Any advice for breaking into product management without prior experience? Looking for a place to start! I heard product school and the PMP weren’t too helpful but nice to have?
MBB folks - what's the AP/Principal salaries at your firm vs Y1 Partner? I've seen some threads where first year partners suggested they make lesser in Y1 than Principal. Curious to hear how big of a difference the two levels are in terms of comp
Say you have $1M available to invest in cash. Would it be possible to join the fund raise of a PE/VC/HF? Or is that not enough? If so how does one get exposure to such asset classes?
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