Asking for a friend.. Say you left an audit firm and entirely by chance you ended up working for an audit client's company (a Big 4 firm in this case), but for a different audit team. Is there anything you need to worry about for independence rules?
2nd year consultant here. Partner on the project called me up and let me know that my manager is being let go this Friday, and wants me to step into his role. The manager doesn’t know this yet, contd.
How long can you do the weekly travel before you need a break? I just hit 20 weeks including lots of Fridays at the client and weekend trips and wondering if it’s unreasonable to ask for a remote week
Got an offer from Guidehouse as a senior consultant in HIA back in January. The recruiter is MIA and not coming up with joining date and giving reasons like other PRoject team was put on bench and they will be allocated first before giving joining dates to the new hires. What should I do...if the recruiter comes back with the joining date. Should I join? What is the business situation at Guidehouse right now?
Anyone that’s jumped from the D to MBB, I am curious how different the work is? I love my team, project city, but I’m not interested in the project. How much better is the work at MBB at analyst lvl?
What's a realistic path from agency (media or creative) to a product marketing role client side?
Thoughts on staying on a client that you have been on for a while with a manager you like or taking a new role with cooler, new work with a team you don’t know? Is the grass always greener?
Is getting a small, simple nose ring/stud an issue if you’re client facing? I’m starting FT in January but I’ve heard mixed comments. Will it be a problem as I move up? I’ve been meaning to get it since forever but now I’m unsure…
How has your WFH experience during the pandemic impacted (or not) your sense of loyalty / willingness to sacrifice for: - your team - your client - your firm
In light of everything and the requirement to work virtually, what would you say are the key things firms are doing to ensure project delivery is a success? (I need a slide on this lol)
Traveling to Toronto mid March. Looking for a job. I primary have skills handling Client relationship as an IT Delivery / Program Manager. Any leads would be appreciated.
Are folks getting RFE on H1 transfer to Big4? My question is specifically because initially your office location is the only one mentioned coz you don’t know what client you will be assigned?
I am a Senior Consultant on an engagement for a client I would like to work for. The client is back office and the job is front office. Does anyone have any experience with this?
Hi Karen, we learned that Laundry Service fired client Poppa John's bec. John Shattner used the N-word in a meeting w. the agency. This resulted in mass layoffs. How have you dealt w/ ethical dilemmas
How do I say “no” to a project as an analyst? Being asked to join projects I absolutely do not want to do. I am looking for a bit more nuance than “pay your dues”
A flat fee project contract is currently about a month over the expected end date, and it’s still going. Is it reasonable to ask for the remaining balance now vs end of project which was what was agreed upon?
Which firms are delivering and prioritizing climate and sustainability client work (decarbonizing, sustainable supply chains, renewables, etc.)?
I’m currently a mid level art director and have an offer to be a Sr. AD at a good agency. I feel a little guilty and insecure that maybe if I accept this offer I will be biting off more than I can chew since I’ve only been a mid level for a year. Is that BS or am I right to feel that way? On one hand I’m like okay this is basically the same thing I’m doing now but probably more client facing (which I’m cool with) and on the other hand I feel like an imposter. What should I do?
Am considering applying to an EMBA program at Columbia, NYU, or Wharton. Just promoted to Manager and have two young kids. What is the benefit of the MBA? Is it worth the $200k investment?
Any good books on how to be liked or get along with others? Looking back in my career, I’ve always had friction my manager and disliked by more than one coworker. It very may well be me and I want to change. I think I have issues with authority and grew up as an only child, if that’s relevant. 30’s F
Say that I get interviews to Wharton and Booth - what does the timeframe look like for interviews? Last year interview decisions were released mid October - do interviews usually take place 1-2 weeks after or later?
Also - got missed in the last post, but I just published changes to allow for inclusion of industry roles including a dropdown in the “stream” section and a place to include annual equity compensation
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
In case you never got to see the New York Times article about air quality in classrooms, I’m posting it here for you. It makes some very important points about creating the safest possible environment for students and teachers. 1. Open windows if it all possible 2. Place air purifier centrally 3. Don’t place fans in a way where the air is pointed at people Have a great year and keep yourself and your students safe! https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/02/26/science/reopen-schools-safety-ventilation.html ￼￼￼￼￼
FDD or restructuring at the big4? Which would be better in terms of exit ops amd future comp?
Got rejected in technical round for networking profile. Did a lot of hard work to crack interview. But didn't make it. Feeling frustrated. Persons with least knowledge got the job a year before, now gained good experience by working on technologies say that you will be rejected if they refer me to their organization. So frustrated I am. Not getting a break doe a good profile. Blood job has sucked me up.
For those who have roommates and contracted covid, how did you and your roommate(s) dealt with the situation sharing an apt? Did everyone just end up with covid? Looking for tips/tricks and how long the whole process took.
M&A Advisory Director comp at KPMG and PwC. What’s are the ranges? I see avg of $190-200k on Glassdoor. Is that right? What is the break out for base and bonus?
If anyone has been considering Titan (titanvest.com) and would like a referral, DM me! We both get a .25% discount off the monthly fees. They just launched their offshore (international) fund but also have large cap and small cap funds. I am up ~43% on my initial investment in the large cap (Flagship). They also offer a Roth IRA :) Happy investing!
Should I work a bit during holiday break to get my areas in good shape or just say f this and take time off because audit is going to get done no matter what. I inherited messy area from a person who recently left the firm and leadership was saying we (as in I) need to put in extra effort to close down review notes that the previous girl left (there’s about 89 open as of now lol)
Had an interview on Friday. Interviewer said that they would get back to me sometime this week with a decision. Haven’t heard back yet. Should I email them or wait?
Looking to make move to Big 4... Anyone have salary for experienced manager at Big 4? What are hours like? Responsibilities?
Any female partners/MDs here? How did you overcome gender obstacles? Any advice to those of us who aspire to get there one day?
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