Next week I’m having my first lateral interview as a junior associate. I’m very nervous because the group with whom I’m interviewing works with life science/tech clients and the attorneys have strong science/tech backgrounds; and I do not. However, I am very, very interested in transitioning to this practice. And I reaaally want this job because it’s at my dream firm. How would you recommend preparing for the lateral interview?
Had an interview which I felt very good after, and I am so surprised that they decided to not forward. The interviewer even mentioned that I had great stories, could it be the questions I asked?
Took some CS courses in undergrad, but have been functional in cloud strategy for the past year. Applying to entry level SA position, and worried I don’t have the chops to compete with fresh CS grads. What advice do you have?
Does referral (a random one e.g. from someone at MBB whom you don’t personally know), make a difference in applying for roles with MBB?
Looking for advice. I’m currently interviewing for a position that pays $20k more than I make now. It seems like the job would not be giving me much for my portfolio and may have some work/life balance issues (but tbh what agency doesn’t). I’ve got piles of student loan debt. I’m only in year 2 of my career. Do I take this job for a year, deal with the downsides, pay off a huge chunk of my debt, then get back to fun stuff? Or will it hurt my career to have a portfolio gap?
Coming from PA, which type of role/service would stand out when applying at an investment bank?
This who left for industry jobs - what kind of interview questions did you get? Were there a lot of technical questions?
has anyone interviewed with a hedge fund before?
Is it okay to apply for another role with a company when already in interview process? Finished onsite for a FAANG role and recruiter mentioned I had positive feedback, but they are interviewing other folks before deciding and might take another couple of weeks. I saw another opportunity that aligns well with my experience posted. Should I go ahead and apply because this one might not come through? Or better to wait till I hear a Yes/No
Hi folks, I’m wish to break into tech sales as marketer. Have got consultative, training and prospecting experience in my own business but need to get back to traditional work. I’m based in Toronto and interviewed with a US SaaS company recently, open to networking with anyone in this area over a virtual hang! If you’re part of any exclusive “women in sales” groups please offer me an invite!
How do you prepare for case interviews with industry companies? I imagine the best way to understand their background is looking at the platform, their monetization strategies, earnings reports etc etc. What kind of possible questions could be asked in the case scenario?
I know M&A has a terrible rep, but if there’s anyone who enjoys it (or at least doesn’t completely hate it), could you please say what you like about the practice? Interviewing for an M&A position and really do want to love the job, at least for a year. FYI, I’m retooling from lit, and no, staying at my current firm isn’t an option.
Need advice. I have a job offer in hand and visa transfer is in process. another firm reached out for an interview. Should I continue interviewing although I have a job in hand and would mostly likely take it up once the visa transfer is done or should I play safe and interview as a backup option? Asking coz I am Really exhausted with interview prep and just want to take a ⏸. Any suggestions or advice?
Has anyone here used a service to help you find a new job? I’m looking at one where they source and apply for jobs for me. They’ll also help me rework my resume, LinkedIn, and other materials, as well as interview coaching. I’ve been looking for a new position on my own with no luck for the past 6 months. The downside of this service is they charge a commission based on the salary for the job they place you in. Thoughts or advice?
Anyone familiar with the airline reporting corporation? I know of someone with an interview there and trying to gauge what that may be like/what the company is like?
I have 4.8 years of exp in performance engineering and cleared technical interview of Accenture management level 10 My current CTC is 8.5 fixed What should i ask them as expected CTC in fixed and joining bonus which not very unreasonable.
IMPORTANT: If the Big 4 becomes the Big 5, the new addition will need a 5 letter acronym: D, EY, PWC, KPMG, _ _ _ _ _
Are companies allowed to record your skype/phone interview without telling you and without an NDA or other form signed?
7 years of Consulting experience in Financial Services and currently a manager with a Big 4 . Experience includes Feasibility Assessments, CBAs, Program Management, SDLC (All phases),
Is a breakaway from Tech consulting to economic development possible? What are your stories or stories you’ve heard? Thanks for all advice/opinion. 2 years in after college with recent promotion
Exiting to Tech in a sales / consulting services role. Clearing $400K inclusive of RSUs. Really felt like I was not given the opportunities on high visibility accounts at my firm and somehow my client / sales / firm impacts were overlooked. Always felt like I was swimming upstream and my comp was basically flat over the last 3 years. So I bid adieu to consulting - for now.
Has anyone worked at, is currently at, or knows someone who worked at Cassiday Schade and willing to give feedback? Looking at pursuing a lateral move but want better insight into the firm culture.
Struggling with my husband about his pot smoking. Long story short, he's always been a pot smoker (not during the business hours, but before and after work). Before we had the baby, Ive made it very clear that I dont want him smoking weed so frequently. I understand wanting to unwind before dinner/bed time, but I believe smoking several times a day is unhealthy. We have a 2 months old baby now, and during his paternity leave, he smoked several times a day and napped w. Baby. Continued-
for federal projects that cap you at 40/week, do the leadership ever take this into account how it effects your utilization?
For those who are jumping to another Big4, or know someone who has and are interviewing with all the Big4, who is paying the best right now? I’ve referred friends to PwC, but they are getting outbid by kpmg for similar positions by like $25k a year. Anyone else seeing this?
What does each firms performance review process look like? I’ll kick off - we have individual case reviews after each case and each 6 months we have a formal consensus review process where all seniors in the level above you discuss each candidate and their rating / promotion decision if they are up for promotion. We also have these mini consensus reviews at the 3 months mark as well within these 6 months to discuss off cycle promotions. What do you like / dislike about yours?
I don't understand the concept of receiving a 4 on Year End (and getting laid off). There is no set percentage to give people 4's and 5's right? How does one mess up that badly?
News happens. 45 point run up in ES in one hour. We ticked into new highs. But, as long as we are within 10 points of the close, we will fill the gap, meaning some pressure on the open. Obviously, got blown out of my sells, but have reestablished up here at a 93 average. Short from 3093
Anyone family with the “Program Manager” roles (Finance Systems) at Google? Was contacted about this role but can’t find any details.
"Why do you encourage us to not take vacation?"... Let's engage and not answer this question because we want to run you into the ground
Was hired into a company at a level that was more junior than my skills (Was out of work due to pandemic for a year). I’ve been at the company 5 months. We’re going through a reorg and my new position will really be leveraging my years of experience more so than other role. Is it appropriate to discuss a raise/adding senior to title? Or should I do the job and then prove myself then talk about raise. I have more experience than the senior members of my team.
Ladies in this bowl - I have an interview with McKinsey coming up, what is appropriate dress attire? Not in the mood to wear a blazer for 4 hours during a Power Round…
Has anyone heard of people being negatively impacted if their team think they might be leaving? I’m interviewing elsewhere and haven’t told anyone at the firm, but I feel like my managers can feel me pulling away. I’m trying to stay focused on my team while I’m still here but I just don’t care about audit anymore.
What is the scope of legal managed services provided by Big 4? What is the future of this practice? Asking for a friend.
I'm currently unassigned the first and second week of January, and then I'm back on my main client. How likely am I to be pulled onto an engagement the first two weeks? I'd rather save my pto
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