Has anyone here worked for Mercer in a non-consultant/client-facing role, specifically in the Chicago office, and can share their experience (Did you like it? How was the work environment, etc)?
What's the best way to apply as an analyst at another firm? Have a little over a year of experience, but going through campus hire isn't right. I need a position to apply to get a referral correct?
About to enter my first engagement next week, any tips/advice to really kill it? It’s a fairly large team and project so I want to find ways to really distinguish myself and stand out!
$75k + $10k bonus for senior financial analyst role in NYC - should I take it? It seems a hell of a lot better than my $60k role in audit. Currently an A2.
Is it okay to wear polos with logos of prior companies you worked for to work at the Big 4? Does it matter if you're on a client vs at the office?
Who has left their job as a consultant? What are you doing now? How did you get into that role?
Any tips for negotiating your severance for a non-partner role? Many good years at the firm—it’s just not working out of late and both me and my firm are looking to part ways.
Hi, Consulting Moms! I need advice - I am leaving industry to return to consulting. I have offers from KPMG and Deloitte, and we are looking to start a family ASAP (we have been actively trying and I have a feeling it would be just my luck to start a new job and find out I’m pregnant). Would love your insight around personal experience with hours per week, work-life balance, culture, etc. Offers are same level/role/scope (Change Management / Transformation / Human Capital) and same salary. TY!
Hi all, I have received a call from HR for initial screening of me for the role I applied ( Azure Devops) and told me that I would receive mails for further communication of interviews or next process. But when I open the website it is displaying that "we regret to inform that there are no openings..so on. But the stages below show, that I am still in pending review stage and I also can see an EAF. Please tell me if this is normal with Accenture or is my profile really not been shortlisted?
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Is this behavior normal? I just left a call with the SM, and Partner of a project, and the SM threw my manager under the bus. My M wasn’t on the call to defend himself, & I know for a fact that the fault was more on the SM not being present on the project, not communicating details he got from client to rest of team. M is also my coach and has been awesome at mentoring me and taking me under his wing, but he’s leaving for industry because the hours and WLB has brutal for him & he has a family.
Are people back to handshaking?!? I’m meeting a client for the first time in person and unsure if I should go in for the shake. I don’t want to make them feel uncomfortable but also I feel it’s so awkward not to when meeting someone
Decided that I’m leaving audit today. Trying to understand the full range of opportunities in forensics. Will have my CPA and CFE. So far, I understand that there are client-serving firms like FTI and then the B4 will have forensics arms as well. What are some other forensic accounting roles? Pros and cons? Better than audit? Honestly just looking to learn anything.
A confession: Asked my office crush out today casually. We work in the same client space, joined together and we both live in Pune. Said no without giving any reason. I am disheartened 😔
Hi everyone! I will be going through my first whiteboard/case-style interview for the first time (I was converted from an intern to full time at my current company). This marketing associate position would require some level of excel knowledge specifically on Pivot Tables & VLookUps for email campaign analysis. What’s your experience with interviews like these, and any tips for a first-timer? Thank you in advance!
How do some of the Big 4/ACN levels compare to job roles and titles at Amazon? I’m a manager within the Accenture Security practice with strong focus on security compliance and risk. Trying to see which Amazon non titles would be equivalent to or above my Accenture role. If someone has a career path (analyst, senior analyst, mgr, sr mgr, etc) that would be helpful.
CONSULTING to INDUSTRY? Folks, after 9 years in Tech and Mgmt Consulting in same company, with exposure of working across many geographies, about to become a Manager in Dec, I have got an offer from an ex client to help them with their Digital Transformation in their Digital/IT dept. - and the position is in Europe, and money is absolutely no comparison to what I make here in India, its TREMENDOUS. My core team in current org left last year. Now this opp has come. Should I move?
First time on the bench in five years and I want to draw it out. Any tips? Book PTO every other week?
Director Business Development | $100k | Chicago | Large firm | no commission | 6+ years Agency has me in the system as an account director vs true discipline. What’s the true salary range for a DBD
Note to removal defense lawyers. Bond approved last Tuesday, one week before today’s merits hearing. Client couldn’t get out of jail because bond payments in central Ohio can only be made on Tuesday and Thursday. Luckily, Judge continued hearing so client can be placed on non-detained docket. Lesson is to know when bond can be paid in your area to try to avoid future problems.
Creatives, what are your job KPIs at work? Like during your evaluation what helps you build a case to justify asking for a promotion, salary raise or bonus? It seems to be that when it comes to account department it’s pretty straightforward to measure sales.
I have an offer for a senior associate role at a $1B private equity. Currently a manager though, so a downgrade. Getting pay rise. Pros and cons of losing title?
What pay can I expect from Walmart? Experience: 7 years CCTC :30 LPA Current Role : Technical Manager Offered role : ? Expected Salary : ? I will be holding a discussion on HR in the next few days.
I’ve always gotten the advice that when you want to switch jobs you should take interviews from places you’re not actually interested in, so you can understand your value in the market and have better negotiating power. I’m doing that rn - took a couple interviews to gauge my skills, my market value, and see what I need to work on for interviews that I actually care about. However, I feel really guilty about wasting their time and going all the way knowing I’ll just say no at the end. Wwyd?
If you have 2 offers, but one is substantially higher than the other, what is the best way to leverage the higher offer to raise the lower one? I want to make sure I am tactful in how I do it. Based on the two roles the lower one does not need to match it but I would like to get it as close as possible. TIA!
Maybe not the best bowl for it but - suggestions for golf lessons in northern New Jersey near Chatham?
I’m applying for an industry job and the company has no parental leave benefits whatsoever. Even FMLA is just unpaid 12 weeks and require 1 yr of service. HR rep literally said “my kid is 18, I don’t
Debate: who is the B1 of the B4?? 🤔 I have respect for all as I work with them all but would love to hear opinions
Can you buy delta global upgrade certificates from people or have other people apply to reservation? If yes, happy to do business (for my honeymoon!)
Is it possible to find a 6 figure, FULLY REMOTE, solid 9-5, no work over the weekend job? 2.5 YOE. Tired of consulting and want to see if there are any options out there.
Hey Fishes, Any suggestions on skills to combine with foreign language proficiency. I want to move to a better role and would really appreciate your insights on skills in demand
Out sick one day and worked from home. Come in the next day and male client asks me in front of the entire team “are you pregnant?” (I’m not) 😐 is this very inappropriate or am I overreacting?
Does anyone want to refer me as an Account Supervisor or Senior AE and get a referral bonus? A lot of experience with Ogilvy, Deutsch, Amazon, Microsoft, etc get in touch : firstname.lastname@example.org
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