Anyone have familiarity with big 4 strategy exits to to firms like Verily life sciences?
Would you say your first impression of people you work with/meet professionally is (even slightly) different based on which MBA program they come from?
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
Anyone have experience with FDD at a B4 vs more of a specialized firm like A&M? I'd expect the latter to pay more, but curious if the deals worked on are actually different or there would be a diff vibe at an A&M tier. Trying to get out of audit, but not sure it's worth sticking in B4 since not feeling EY at the moment.
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
M2 NYC metro area working in healthcare consulting base around $131K low for an M2 in a high COL or market? No MBA, but want to pursue in the next 2 years to pivot to working in health strategy.
Anyone know the implications of having a side tax business while at a big 4? I have done returns in the past but setup an entity for liability protection. If I report it will there be an issue?
Has anyone switched from B4 to a smaller firm like BDO? Is there any real difference or is everything essentially the same and just not working with as large of clients and complex engagements?
Anyone taken any courses or certifications at product school and been successful with their job search? They have some certification courses for free and was wondering if they would be helpful.
How do you all recommend getting a referral to MBB and preparing for interviews? I’m looking at putting a serious effort into this as a potential lateral pre-mba hire.
Views/thoughts on CEIBS as a credible MBA school? Considering it to get exposure to Asia Tech/Finance scene
Has anyone taken one of those online executive courses, like the Harvard Extension School offers? Looking to use my $5k of tuition reimbursement and already have an MBA. Worth it? Best programs?
It’s pretty wild how much Big 4 demonizes people who leave. Even worse if you’re looking to jump to a competitor. It’s never that serious
Planning to do a PRM or FRM qual. How useful is it to move from Big 4 Risk and reg consulting to industry? Finding it hard to get anything other than non-PM roles
Anyone use Ivy MBA consulting? http://www.ivymbaconsulting.com/ I’m between them and Harold at MissionMBA (stratus before)
Looking to burn some BonVoy points and suite night awards on a hotel in NYC. Anyone know any hotels with great suites, good for a group of people?
A special shout out to American Airlines for the app update right as I am boarding, locking me out of my boarding pass. Go ahead, I'll wait. Who needs overhead bin space anyway?
How are your “support functions” (HR, marketing, finance, etc) treated? We are second class citizens, with less: training, growth opportunities, inclusion in firm leadership calls/gatherings, etc.
I was asked to take on formal supervisor duties without a promotion or raise for at least 1 year. Tips on how to negotiate this?
Do yall keep the timer running when on standby? (I.e. not exactly drafting but waiting for emails or dig pages to come in on closing day)
Got a verbal offer for a role in industry over two weeks ago. I’ve followed up with the hiring manager and recruiter multiple times- they keep saying that the offer is pending approval...continued
How do you handle being asked to support “diversity recruiting” when you don’t actually recommend your firm to diverse talent? How do you manage the optics of saying no and potentially saying no repeatedly?
Book recommendations for using my 3 audible credits? Prefer narrators who aren’t dryer than the Sahara. Would like something business/ consulting related if exists. Also enjoy nonfiction, sci Fi and fantasy
What is the salary for a Consultant in the Application Modernization & Innovation practice at Deloitte? Role is focused in program management.
Besides pay/benefits, what are changes that happen when you move from a C to M levels? Do you have access/exposure to different tools that help you do your job/take on bigger responsibilities?
I’m interested real estate investing (buying my first house this year) and would like to learn more. Does anyone have book recommendations? I can’t decide between flipping or rental income properties but also need to just learn about the whole home buying process.
Starting a local project for the first time. Any tips? Most of my team travels onsite M-Th
Anyone from D familiar with the Operations Transformation - Financial Services group? I have a screening interview coming up and am wondering about experiences and pay.
I just started working at a Digital Strategy Consulting Boutique firm but the company is in Europe and we work in another language entirely. I started off as an intern (8 months) and now I am working full time. I am trying to learn the language to be more interactive with the clients and in the meetings but it's super difficult. Should I switch or learn the language and stay here for another year? It's a small firm and the pay is not that great but good for beginners in the country. Any advice?
I will be getting 3 months sabbatical break. I have pretty good experience in traditional etl and cloud. Now managing project where we will be getting ML based use cases.Want to master hands on ML or intermediate level data science skills. Which are key topics to focus on and what free/paid resources available online. I did extensive shell scripting and c programing 5 years back but haven't coded anything in python. What areas of python I need to focus for data engineering and ML.
So who else here is experiencing plummeting billable hours and exponential weight gain since this whole WFH thing started? Bought snacks for 30 days, finished in 48 hours.
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