My partner is male, I am female. He condescends me on a daily basis, says I want to include females in campaigns to “fill a quota”, etc... Where do I begin. What’s the best strategy to deal with this?
“If I went to jail I could write that book I’ve always wanted to write.” Said the extremely over-worked creative in a serious, contemplative tone.
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Which company should i join as experienced among Capgemini or Mindtree?
Capgemini - 32 LPA
Mindtree - 34 LPA
My priority is WLB, Job Security. Please suggest
Naive question: How many yearly billable hours are reasonable for a good balance of work and home. I have a young child and don't want to miss out on important moments. I had one firm state that their yearly quota is 1900 hours and I don't have a frame of reference as to whether this is reasonable or if it means 12 hour days. I am coming from public service so billables are 100% new to me. Any insight is appreciated.
Every-time I see someone doing something good, there is always one commenter who is questioning them. Why can’t people just appreciate for once ? This critic looks educated too. The company doing this seems like a small company . I am talking about desi LinkedIn posts and desi comments here . Not just this one specific and seeing this pattern for quite some time .
Would appreciate input. Can a family member apply for a GC for their Indian born nephew? My research says yes but it would take forever. True? Does it help if sponsoring family member is US citizen?
I joined as Senior Associate at Cognizant on June 1st 2021. Am I eligible for the appraisal this year to get the hike by 2022. Can anyone please let me know the cutoff date for the elegibility for this year's review?
Looking for job change. Currently working as an operations Manager and carrying 10.5 years of experience in OTC and P2P.
Please help to get good options in Delhi/NCR and Jaipur.
Has anyone successfully received refunds for gym passes (with expiration dates) they can no longer fully use up due to lockdown/closures?
I joined Capgemini in July and the Variable pay is paid out in March 2023. My question is whether I will receive Variable pay (100%) or they will give less than 50% , considering variable pay is given on overall year performance.Capgemini
Any realtors in this bowl open to chatting?
Whatever happened to WK London? Don’t hear about them anymore - the work, the talent, the jobs. Did they fade into the cobbles of Brick Lane?
I am working into service management, having my working expertise in Change, Problem and vendor management.
Prefered location - Pune
Current ctc - 7LPA
Total work experience - 10+years
If someone can please refer or suggest how much is the market standard pay for the above skills
What's better? Go back to school for a master's($14k) in information systems that will teach Net, SAP, SQL Server, UML, XML, Rapidminer, Tableau, Python, R, Blockchain, cybersecurity tools, and more OR get certifications for some of these platform? I currently have 2.5 yoe, have some work experience with Tableau and different SQLs, validating data, etc. My goal is to break into this industry and have enough skill to exit Accenture within a year or two. Currently in the TDP program.
Looking to buy my first luxury watch. What are some good starter watches? I like diver watches and my price point is about $2000ish.
I would love to hear what other people have to say about onboarding remotely because I will be going through the process myself in a few weeks. of course I will share my experience as I’m going through it!
The new RTO mail doesn't change anything does it? Teams not required to come to office can continue WFH?
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Currently at 350k cash and 100k in stock. Thinking about boomeranging, what level do I need to come in across MBB?
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Joining Boston Consulting Group soon. Do new Principals get onboarding/ training in the first few weeks? How does the schedule look like? TIA
Anyone willing to share their experiences in the south Florida offices? And how they got in?
Had a final round at BCG on Friday. Feel like it went pretty well, still haven't heard back. Did I interview with the worst possible timing? Current events affecting decisions?
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How does one improve ability to market size on a real case (not an interview)? what are the best resources that teams use to inform market sizing data?
McKinsey & Company Would McKinsey ever make an offer to a candidate for an office they didn't interview for? Maybe a less competitive office or the interviewee's 2nd or 3rd choice? McKinsey & Company
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Can you use the same story in the final round at McKinsey if multiple interviewers ask the same question?
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what does it mean when the interview slot goes away in BCG candidate portal? did I get a ding and the recruiter will be letting me know
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Don’t be like oh cool I got 80% of what they have here so I’m good - 80% is what most people can intuit, you need to be able to go beyond that. Doesn’t mean you hit those exact bullets, but if you don’t then you should be coming up with other ones that are just as insightful but not listed
They are all exactly like the range of my cases over the course of the interview process
In that some were easier on quant but then actually looking for deeper qualitative insights (just because it’s not math doesn’t mean you can be surface level) and some were cut and dry on the surface (obviously culture and time zone will be challenges with a Germany-sf merger) but hard on the math
You just need to case with smart people, ideally ones with consulting experience (I only did two cases with a mck employee though)
I was coming from big 4 also so focused on themes in the answer key that seemed different/more complex than my initial answers and tried to hone that kind of insight in particular. Think of it like an sat diagnostic - what’s the theme among the “ideal answer” bullets you didn’t say
That definitely makes sense. I’ll keep trying to think through all the less obvious implications for things and getting more creative with brainstorming
Try and be creative based on your personal experience, people forget to bring that in so it’s a real differentiator
Yeah makes sense. Did you practice the qualitative side effectively at all? Any solid methods to improve creativity with those insights?
They’re all actual old interview cases that got leaked and the form figured they might as well just post them. Therefore, they are all within the range of difficulty as the interview cases now.
Every case varies and some people find certain things more difficult than others so it’s hard to give an exact answer.
I thought the quant in the pharma case was insane haha and it made me anxious but my case interviews were surprisingly simple. I did the practice cases on the site at least 10x for practice and really studied the structure of the answers
You should talk while you do the math not be silent