Frm BOS, regular 8 AM flight w/first class upgrade gets cancelled. On 9 AM flight w/10 people on the upgrade list. Check in & rqst for an upgrade. Bump every1 else down and get upgraded to 1 open seat
What is your opinion on GARP financial Risk Manager (FRM) certificate? I am considering taking it (as I am FS Risk Consulting), but I am not sure if it really carries benefits. Apparently it is quite a tough study. Is it worth the time or should I invest my time elsewhere? Also do you have learning material you are willing to share :D?
Just finished the FRM part 1 😕😒😖
Heard frm a friend at pwc that in consulting they have per diems. Is it for all practitioners and practice? Seems tight on budget.
Not in IB or ER, but I have to ask (per CFA study), how common is it to run in to troublesome pension accounting issues? It seems like most companies have/are going the way of DC plans and away frm DB
Compared to FRM, CFA is tough because it requires an enormous commitment to complete all three levels
thoughts on the FRM license?
Honest question here-hw do I work better with Indians who come over frm India(on-site) to client?My patience with them is at an all time low since they jst dnt gt the methodology & hate owning anythng
Is FRM or CFA a better certification?
I had milestone in 2020 & 2021 C to SC. Both yrs good ratings, 6/6 ONL flags, Coach's F/b in iRPM - 'xyz is working on next level since last 2 yrs'. Strong support frm Project, 2 Awards. Still NO PROMOTION Talent f/b to coach - 'Scatterplot cut off didn't meet, can do better next yr' MD called today - 'You are doing good work, want to reward you 1.5L bonus with 12 month retention policy' I said - 'I am 100% sure I would be returning it if I accept, hence I decline this' Wats his next step?
Thoughts on offer? Experience 6+ YOE in Financial Services Industry Skills MBA, CFA, FRM Currently in Big4 Offer Base 130K SignOn-5K Location New York Firm Non-Big4 Title Senior Associate
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
I'm a Tech Risk SC, but have an accounting/finance background. I'm doing the FRM now for broader cert experience, is it worth doing CA long term in my area?
Considering pursuing FRM certification. Currently in FS and don’t have a background in business/finance (studied Econ). Would FRM help bridge the subject matter knowledge gap?
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
With traditional education being challenged by Coursera, Udemy, EDX and other MOOC's, do certifications like CISSP, CISM, PMP, CCNA.. still hold weight in today's world? What about 3-5yrs frm now?
Been @ EY a month (frm PWC) as a sr. D wants to bring me in as a M (random LinkedIn post). What salary range should I expect? I said I need 150-175k. Realistic for 7yrs, 4yr consulting non target MBA?
Been on a local client (govt) for the last 4 months and I’m getting Ptsd thinking about that lonely hotel for my next travel project. 😭
Does National car rental have dedicated areas for Exec Elite to choose own vehicle like the President’s Circle on Hertz? Our firm got rid of Hertz so doing status match with National.
Cloud strategy SM TC and culture for Deloitte and PWC? Approached by recruiters for both.
Was offered a position at a big4. I have 2 weeks of pto coming up in summer. Is that going to be a problem or something I bring up before accepting?
Does referral (a random one e.g. from someone at MBB whom you don’t personally know), make a difference in applying for roles with MBB?
Best areas to live east of LA? My fiancé and I are debating moving there, I would be working at. Big 4 DTLA and she would be working in Rialto. What area would provide a reasonable commute for both?
What is the difference between working in consulting in SF vs. NYC? Looking to relocate after UG, but want to make sure I'm making the right decision. I'm thinking about WLB, network, exit opp, culture, price, quality of life, etc.
How does Guidehouse Commercial Travel? (Types of Hotels? First class >3h? Per diem/actual?) Also are there any other perks? (Phone? Profit sharing? 401k match?)
Currently interviewing at Appirio; how’s the culture, compensation, WLB, project work, etc? Anyone here works at Appirio?
Anyone interviewed with S&O at DoorDash? Got an interview for a senior associate role. They asked me to do a take home exercise which takes 4-5 hrs to complete. Worth the time? What’s the pay range look like? 5 YOE in ops consulting.
Kellogg MBA interview coming up soon, has anyone completed their interview for the full time program? Any tips, and how long did it take for you to hear back after the interview?
Does anyone have both the CSR and Amex Plat or CSR and Amex Gold? Targeted with 125k and 75k bonuses, respectively, and debating which to add. Leaning toward Gold even though the bonus is less for 4x on grocery and dining.
Ladies, I have to go to a baby shower this weekend and I’ve never been to one before. I already ordered a gift from the registry, do I need to take anything with me? Am I expected to Contribute...
Survey time! Let’s say you put on weight during Covid - enough that clothes don’t fit but not so much that your BMI is too high or you’re very unhealthy. Would you buy a new wardrobe? Or would you try to lose the weight ASAP assuming everyone has to be back in office / client sites in July??
What is your company’s paternity leave policy (paid/unpaid, number of weeks)? For those who took it, how was the experience (at home and at work)?
For those of you burned out on corp culture and "playing the game", how are you coping and managing your career? The only outcome I see as we progress in our field and our responsibilities grow is that this culture will become more central in life until we're expected to become the leader that reinforces and regurgitates the very stuff we're burned out on. It seems unreal that I'll need to keep this game up for 30+ more years.
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