Does it make sense to opt for pension if you're not going to stay in UK life-long? Are there different types of pensions (guessing some might pay my entire invested amount prematurely if I leave country unlike national insurance)?
Anyone here exit to PE post b school? Did you have PE experience prior. Am hearing even I go to hsw, you need PE experience to get back to a PE vp. I’ve heard just a few few shops hire mbb finance project folks
I’m currently at a boutique consulting firm with a very horizontal structure so have what will be a dumb question to most of you. Can you explain at MBB and big 4, what are differences in tasks...
Coming from a big 4 - Can we mention the names of the clients we have worked with over the years when interviewing? I am at a boutique agency now working with some people who came from Accenture and some other consulting companies and I noticed that they will reference their clients by brand name. If it is a past project and you do not give any client sensitive information is it OK to share the names of the brands that you've worked with in your previous role?￼ What's standard?
Hey fishes! Anybody work at Zendesk and would be willing to chat? Found a role I believe I’m a good fit for but curious to learn more
Exit opportunities for Risk Assurance / DAT? I feel like what we do is so concentrated - what’s one thing we can market ourselves as having experience in?
Considering leaving Bain with 2 years in SM role, HSW MBA, and 11 years since undergrad. Google role is non-technical Cloud Strategy. Unsure of title or level at this point - called "lead" but contact indicated flexibility. Would be remote in a non-SF/NY location. Mgr indicated it was technically an individual contributor role though I would be managing 2 people. What comp/level should I expect (Assuming L6?)? What is the significance of the IC role if I'm technically managing 2?
Exiting the firm... How much ahead of time should I give a notice? (Would like to leave asap) What’s the exit interview process?
Looking to apply in slalom. 12 YOE with 8 in Agile Project/Program management. Can someone provide referral and help me decide what level I should aim for ? Roles just mention Agile Delivery Lead etc. Currently an SC at D
You started at a new role/company 2 months ago that is +50% your previous TC, a level promotion, and you’re happy with the team and scope. However you’re also currently in a long distance relationship with a SO you love and have been with for 4 years. The relationship is starting to crack and moving abroad to be with her seems like the best decision to kee the relationship. How would you play this out sirs/maams? Ask manager to work abroad and quit if they reject it? Thx for the feedback 😔
Is it worth it to hold out until manager in FDD? Or exit now as a senior into a senior m&a role
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
I'm a Senior Account Executive, but my tasks lately make me feel like I've taken on a smaller role. At any of your agencies what are your SAEs responsible for? I want to make sure I'm progressing in my career.
I’m leaving from 1 firm to another. Can anyone provide guidance on how to handle the 401k? Do I just do that directly with Charles Schwab?
I have some spare cash lying around, how can I put it into retirement accounts? I know that I can’t write a check to 401k, and I’ve already maxed out IRA contribution for the year. Is taxable brokerage the only way to go? Really appreciate the advice here
Step out on faith - Current big4 Strategy consultant looking for an opportunity to pivot to an MBB role. Any partners looking to hire a MBA with a diverse background? I can provide email.
Anyone have experience working at Chad Jones Law who can offer insight into firm culture, pay, benefits, etc.?
How much can one expect for Consultant role in Deloitte USI with 6.5 YOE. ? Domain - SAP ABAP
9 YOE, program management, cold apply is sucking out my soul. It feels like an endless steady stream of shitty ATS data entry. Out of 50+ apps I’ve gotten 3 call backs, 2 FAANG, and 1 B4. Unfortunately none have ended up working out (namely due to leveling and location). LinkedIn and The Muse have been my primary source but I feel like nothing is materializing. Any suggestions on sites to look or alternative resources?
Also, how many times do you receive an “urgent request” before the client goes on vacation? Here’s this important stuff I need done, but won’t be around to answer questions until 2 days before due.
What are the biggest risk factors to your firm? From my perspective, it has to be the pension liability
When did Uber start working w Anomaly? https://adage.com/creativity/work/uber-go-get-it/
Hi folks! I’m currently a PM intern at a big Chicago agency but I’m looking to transfer into strategy. I don’t think I will be getting an offer from my current agency as it seems they are focusing on hiring more senior level management. Is anyone hiring or does anyone have any leads/ someone who could refer me for a junior position? It would be much appreciated as a fresh grad. Thanks!! 🤠
Hear me out because this is somewhat work related. i think I’m a porn addict. This probably has been going since I was a teen but now that we are wfh this actually affecting me at work. Did anyone experienced the same thing? How did you cooe?
Any EY fish here work in the Information Strategy and Management group? Care to share what your projects are like, team culture, exposure / opportunities to wide ranges do tech, etc?
Desi ppl , struggling a bit with verbal communication since I moved to US. Sometimes can’t find words during client meeting so do a lot of ‘aaa’s , ‘Kind of’s and ‘sort of’. How can I improve it? I do watch English series a lot and read books but looking for other ideas that may have helped you all . Are there are classes which helps with fluency ?
Anyone know Hilton corp. codes?
How do you keep your convos in slack organized? I struggle with finding a specific discussion, even when I save it to my ‘saved items folder.’ I find it easier to keep track of emails. So what’s the best way of finding a specific convo within a channel?
On a fast track for promotion, and also have a good standing/reputation already within my MM bank so far. I also have a complicated visa situation that my bank is handling. Not closed off but not really set on PE or anything. Is it still worth starting fresh and likely a delayed promo at an EB?
Question regarding experience with Deloitte recruitment- is it normal for the recruitment team to go cold after scheduling the face-to-face interview? Been weeks and no communication from them.
Hi folks! I am new to interviewing. Any tips on how to prepare for an initial phone interview with a recruiter for a position I applied for? What kind of questions should I be expecting? Thanks !
Big tech or consulting? Which do you prefer as a career and why? I realize this is really general. I’m interviewing with Accenture and Amazon and the opportunities and career trajectory or so wildly different. This would be my entrance into consulting and concerned that if I wait too long, consulting would be a pay cut without prior consulting experience. It’s already looking like a financially lateral move but high potential. Vs tech is a big jump financially but different career direction.
One General query on Salary negotiation , 1. We should go by hike percentage X with current salary or 2. Current LPA * X Which is the right approach?
How often do you convert your after tax 401k contributions as part of the mega backdoor?
What is the Consulting EM TC for MBB firms in Singapore? I’m thinking to shift geo, currently at a leading T2 consulting firm and I think it’s rather low
Do I downgrade/cancel Reserve and go for the $695 Amex Platinum, or keep the Reserve and get the CapitalOne Venture? Looking for the best bonus on a new everyday card. Perks are great, but I travel ~quarterly rather than ~weekly nowadays
Anyone else have someone in their life / work or personal/ who continually brags about “knowing how to set up a zoom meeting”? It’s month three of the pandemic. We all know how to set up a zoom meeting Karen.
Anyone from the PepsiCo corporate strategy team willing to talk about culture and day-to-day? Trying to understand if it’s a good fit.
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