Should I even bother right now trying to work at a decent agency in NYC or LA? Currently in a smaller market - eg. NZ, Australia, Canada. Goal is to improve my chances of doing good work (opportunities are limited at my current gig), but US agencies don’t seem to be sponsoring atm, so looking for jobs there feels like a disappointment and waste of energy.
Hi guys I have an offer from Accenture and no issues in terms of CTC, job profile or other things. The only thing I am skeptical about is the job security. Do they really get rid of employees in a regular basis or the covid situation was a one time measure? This would probably be the last switch in my career and security would be of utmost importance to me. Please advise
What topic is good for a value moment
I had two offers in had one is cognizant(project not yet tagged) (12LPA includes 45k variable) and the other is Realpage a product based company with 10LPA fixed.
Skills - Linux , SQL , ITIL, Incident Management, SSL , AWS(Basic operations experience), patching management, and a few other tools.
YOE - 4 Years
Please help me to choose the right one. It's a bit urgent and unable to decide what to do now. Hope your suggestions will help me here
College is such a utopia compared to real life
Hey y'all, there's a live webinar tomorrow focused on identifying allies, sponsors, and mentors that I think many of us would enjoy. It's actually being facilitated by a Big 4 Partner who is hyper-outspoken on Black liberation and racial equity. Check it out...
Are you guys doing all right? Lot of folks in my team (or someone in their immediate family) is down with Covid! Cases in Delhi are rapidly increasing.
Fractional staffing problems? My practice seems to have an issue where consultants are staffed across multiple projects to meet their utilization quota idea how to avoid this problem as a consultant?
Looking for an opportunity as a DevOps engineer or Senior Linux engineer role. I can join immediately... I have 14yrs of exp and 5 yrs of exp in Devops
Please share your thoughts on below companies.
Techstack : java, spring boot, microservices, Azure.
YOE : 7.8 years
Techstack : java, spring, microservices, cloudfoundry.
Techstack: java, osgi, microservices, AWS.
Offered CTC - 30 including variable (both the companies).
Please suggest which company will be good for learning , growth and work culture .
If you leave the firm within a year of receiving your bonus from the CPA or CISA, do you get to keep the bonus?
Somebody tell me how to get job in Japan?
are there any institutions or consultants who can help or guide here ?
My wife and I each have our 401ks through Vanguard. What fund should we allocate them to? And why? It seems like the wisdom is to just allocate 100% to the 50, 55 or 60 fund.
I hope all of you are doing well! I am new to Fishbowl and new to the Healthcare field. I very recently graduated with a B.A. in Human Resource Management and currently working as a Sourcing Specialist for TidalHealth - a large healthcare group in my area.
I was introduced to this app by a colleague of mine and am hoping to have a positive and education experience! I will be trying my best to keep interacted with members here and learn as much as I can.
Can any VC / Growth equity fish recommend news sources to learn more about tech trends / the basics of tech investing? I have a generalist strategy background so don’t know where to start, listening to a few podcasts but still think i don’t know much of the basics
Is there any probability that the US might close their borders due to Covid-19 in the near future? (Currently on a visa and thinking of traveling abroad for the holidays)
would you be able to get away with it if you put your personal sim card into your corporate phone?
Is there night allowance in accenture
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PwC fishes, I'm joining as a senior manager next month and I am not sure what to wear on Day1 ?! Do I need to be in a suit or would business casuals fly ?
Suggestions please!!! If suits, where can I get a few decent ones ?
Anyone up to refer me in consulting jobs in UK?
I am a foreign national based in Italy and here Consulting means local language required so getting rejections everyday🥲
PS: I won’t waste your referral
Suggestions and help required.. I'm going to US to spend time with family brother and sister who live in two different cities in US.
Million $$ question is about gift suggestions, something that I can take from UK that is more reflection of being unique from the UK.
All suggestions accepted we have family of 12 ppl ranging from 4 month to 70 yr. Just that I think US is spoiled with choice anything and everything I have hinted about is available to them in plenty.
Any fish from LEK London willing to refer? Currently interviewing with other top consulting firms in London and keen to pursue LEK
Appreciate the help!
I have two offers : a) IB first year analyst at a BB firm 50k base; b) 70k consultant role at a life science consultancy - is it stupid to go for the IB ? For reference, the 20K extra translates into 1K after tax monthly income
Best place to get a bespoke shirt in the UK? Anyone try Proper Cloth or similar? Is it worth it?
Any Oliver Wyman fish in FS advisory willing to advise on jumping ship from Big 4? Oliver Wyman
Just been made an offer from Cognizant - taking my salary from 68k at Deloitte to 95k at Cog. Role is similar to what I am doing now and is FS focused.
Finding it difficult to ignore, stick or twist?
Efficio or Alixpartners? How's the scope of growth for someone with extensive digital transformation experience? Any pointers on salary at manager / SM level would be appreciated.
Anyone at QuantumBlack able to speak a little about the structure? Applying for a role there and curious if you can focus in on an industry.
Hey London fishes, I'll be moving back to London after several years away. I want to get an idea of what's the best bank account to open (ideally would like to have an account that comes with the bells and whistles - premier banking, priority pass, card/credit card that can accumulate miles etc etc.) - any recommendations?
If you have accepted an offer from a big4 but now there is a competing (better) offer on hand, will the big4 match the salary scales against my new offer ? (Or is it not worth the shot)
Hi Fishes, any ZS Associates fish that can give some info about WLB at London office? Right now working at B4, are there any differences?
Also do you know if the title is negotiable during the offer? I will get an offer for assoc. consultant but in my current company I was offered to be a manager. So it would make my decision a lot easier if the role was consultant.
What is the current way of working at MBB firms in London with COVID? Do you go into the office much? Do you still get the occasional office outing/fancy dinner etc? Is it purely work from home? From someone considering transitioning from IB to consulting because of how mind numbingly boring wfh has become and how much I know MBB look after their people.
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I’ve had U.K. passport for a few years now and I can definitely say that my career prospects and salary sky rocketed after I became the U.K. citizen. I think most of us “get there” eventually but it’s definitely a much slower start (especially if one doesn’t have the luxury of U.K./US university degree).
Requiring a visa greatly impacts ability to land interviews. Especially standard 9-6 jobs in liquid recruitment markets often refuse to sponsor visas.
It's more likely to get visas in high pressure areas like consulting, B4, IB, startups.
In terms of pay - structured pay grids in many firms (esp consulting) render it unlikely foreigners get a worse deal. However, many lack the luxury of time (e.g. Post studies) so are left to take the first available post without too much negotiation or further searching.
One more thing. Initially I grew very frustrated with companies not sponsoring - it felt like discrimination.
But later realised I probably wouldn't want to work in a firm/role where they won't go the extra mile for the right candidate. sort of a blessing in disguise.
That’s the case for career advancement as well.
No, I’ve never felt under-compensated or that needing sponsorship was ever something counted against me. Any place worth working at doesn’t care about stuff like that - they just want the best people, and will jump through whatever hoops required. Have had multiple offers at tech/hedge funds/mbb/finance where visas was only mentioned as a “oh, you’ll need one? sure our lawyers are used to it”