Hey Fishes, For the folks who have done an MBA and have stayed in consulting throughout, why did you feel the need of getting an MBA and how has it helped you achieve your goals? Trying to understand what value can an MBA add to my career if my short term goal is to continue in consulting
Is there anyone from Gartner who can tell what they think about the benefits. How many days pto, what is the 401k like?, healthcare etc? Any idea how many days PTO dies an associate partner get?
Which is your preferred company for renter’s insurance? Considering Lemonade due to the low price, but should you just go with the big players? (Geico, State Farm, etc).
Benefits assistance, please! Context: 25F, unmarried, no dependents & no parents 1) Firm provides AD&D of $20k at no cost. Can purchase voluntary AD&D up to $500,000 for $3.50/pp. 2) Group LTD 60% replacement of first $150,000 of earnings for $4.57/pp. Inexpensive I know, but is this worth it for me? Or are these future considerations?
Are most MBB partners pompous and full of it? Every partner I’ve worked with is obsessed with “second order insights” and “complex problem solving”, but we’re literally just crunching excel data to tell the clients what they already know...
Question for MBB+ other Pure Strategy firms (e.g. ATK, S& etc.). Would you say that your jobs are interesting and satisfying? Thinking about getting an MBA to make the jump. Coming from Big 4 Tech
So we hired our own doctor to be on a firm wide WebEx about how COVID is ok. When pushed on whether the Dr would travel, he says “No.” LOL @ the idiocy of my firm.
What are the salaries in the BCG Technology Advantage group? Are they comparable to Deloitte/Accenture or to traditional MBB salaries?
Looking to move to EY- Currently a senior 5 years exp cyber w/Cissp....typical salary/bonus? Washington, DC
Has anyone ever applied to MBB multiple times before getting accepted? Or is the blacklisting thing real?
For those who have gotten into HSW without having started a startup/non-profit, worked at MBB/PE/FAANG, or gone to Ivy/MIT/Stanford undergrad, could you please share your profile/story? -ORM & mildly above average gal trying to find hope
Anyone have a prior infection and then feel worse after the vaccine? I did j&j 5 days ago as a “booster” (rode natural antibodies) and have been having weird mild chest pains and dizzy / light headed since then. I felt awful the day after the jab (worse than my worst day when I had covid) and figured once that went away I would be fine but the chest pain and dizziness hasn’t gone away.
Back again with a question for the McKinsey folks! 1. Is it true that if you are internal (specifically PD) you are not eligible for a performance bonus? Just base and the 401K profit sharing? 2. I know McKinsey offers a percentage of your salary into a retirement fund. The recruiter painted it as a range (from 7-12%), but other fish in the main consulting bowl said it’s either 7 OR 12% (no in between) based off of if you’re client facing or internal - which is true? Continuing below:
Any news on vedder price? I’ve heard they didn’t fire anyone during COVID but have also heard it’s a sweatshop. Any insight to their litigation team would be helpful, thanks!
What do junior partners (2-3 yrs as partner) at Deloitte S&O make all-in? What is that figure at MBB, PwC, EY?
Please explain to me like i am 5yo... backdoor roth. 1) I have an old 401k that i rolled over to a traditional IRA 5 years ago. I have not contributed anything to the traditional IRA since i left that company in 2013. 2) i have a roth IRA that i opened 2 years ago. 2021 is the first year that i will hit income limits. 3) I have an HSA and company sponsored 401k that i contribute the max to (part roth, part trad) Traditional IRA = $52k Roth IRA =$13k 401k= $250k HSA=$3k What do i do for 2021?
Looking for full-time CD Copy candidates for women’s health and dermatology/aesthetics assignment; primarily DTC. Need the holy pharma trinity of conceptual chops, level-headed supervisor/client whisperer, and willingness to dig into the details. DM for more info.
Anyone done the Kellogg video essays yet? Is the COVID question still the same from the 2020 cycle? Would also appreciate any general advice you have for them
I love when my job double books me on projects without my agreement and disregarding my PTO. That’s why we have the number 1 talent experience!
With WFH indefinite, now considering relocating outside New York State, but will earn income from an NYC based company. Will I still be subject New York City income tax?
Applying to T15 in R2. Currently have a 700 GMAT (43Q, 41V) after taking once. Even if I raise my quant to 47, which would be impressive for me, I’ll still be at a 700 (possibly 710). 3.6 undergrad GPA. Worth retaking? Or just focus on the rest of my applications?
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Impulsively jumped firms for better projects. I want to get pregnant & settle down. Worried I sabotaged ops to transfer internally so soon or fear need to get local gig & how my resume looks. 😬
Hi Fishes , How should I ask Deloitte USI HR to skip my interview for Bangalore location as I just got referred by my friend for gurgaon location. Is there a way so that i can skip Bangalore and attend gurgaon interview. Note : My Deloitte USI bangalore interview is on tuesday and for gurgaon referral i have just received the survey link.
Is it possible to pass REG in a month of studying? I am going to take vacation about 2 weeks before the exam as well.
Real talk: does anyone else find all the bragging about super high billable hours kind of sad? There is more to life and it just reads like life not being lived. 😔
Re lateral hiring: who can you expect to conduct an initial screener for amlaw50 firm? Secured an initial interview and just waiting for more details. Fingers crossed!
If you're laid off, do they ask you to resign? If so, can you refuse and ask them to fire you instead?
Combined outstanding student loans for me and spouse $$70k. Do you recommend pay down quickly a la Dave Ramsey, pay minimums and invest the rest, hold out hope for student loan forgiveness or something else? Additional context - own a home in suburbs (2.15% rate, 255k outstanding, and a few 0% loans for couch, computer, Home Depot, 1 child in daycare
I tried cutting for the first time. I don’t recognize myself. I want to take short term disability to “fix” myself. Therapy isn’t enough. I don’t know how to do that. Has anyone done it? Any advice?
What are your thoughts on Deloitte India vs Deloitte USI. Please suggest which one should be considered for Technology Consulting Practice. ( Taking in account the factors like performance bonus, annual hikes, learning exposure) P.S. - Deloitte India is paying considerably more and with a higher designation too. TIA
Is it worth converting my Amex corporate card to platinum ? I travel almost every week and spend approx 1300.
By now, nearly every CEO of a major company has made some public statement or proclamation of their commitment to racial equality, diversity, and such matters. What percent of those do you believe truly comes from the heart and a bias for both personal and corporate action, versus a necessary public relations response with little personal ownership? My view: about 30%. That is still a great number, because it’s far higher than zero.
Does anyone know of where to find remote part time work opportunities for older Indian women? My mom was a part-time after school teacher but has not been doing that due to covid (dad is high risk). I’m having her do some online typing lessons to get her to be a faster typer, maybe find her a data entry gig. She does not want to do nanny’ing / babysitting. She’s a great teacher though and she’s trilingual (Telugu, hindi) - anyone know of where to find opportunities?
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