Anyone here who made the exit from Big 4/MBB consulting to a VC? If so, I’d love to hear about how the experience is so far. (Not to mention the WLB and comp!) I’m considering a career change but have no one in my network I can go to for insights. Thx! 🙏🏾
FDD at shop like Houlihan, A&M, etc. or data analytics at a B4 firm within the deals/TS space? Does one set me up better in the long run? Interested in both and long term career goals are fluid at this point in my career.
How much are the hourly rates for the seasonal contractors at the B4 firms? Especially in tax. Thanks
Got called Friday at 1pm saying I could only bill 10hrs next week and had to roll off after due to budget. Wow thanks its not like you had a budget excel sheet and could have told me this atleast...
OMG, Not Kidding ! I just realized today its Sunday. I’m on bench, forgot which day it was today & woke up at 9 AM today to check my emails, wow 🤯😭. I was on Netflix whole day 🙄, never checked which day it was.
Are companies looking to hire more minorities and people who identify as LGBTQ+? I saw a post about a job listing for a Big 4 and it said it had a strong preference for people who identify as LGBTQ+ or a minority racial group. Does this mean they have a higher chance of getting the job? Not trying to start any political debates, I’m just generally curious.
How much does big 4 pay for risk / internal audit for an experienced senior in NYC? Would 90k be on the lower end?
Is it a negative to get rolled off your first study about halfway into a 4 month engagement, due to not having the necessary skill set for the next phase?
What general duties and responsibilities should grad hires have had experience of during their first 2-3 months? That’s assuming that they’re not on the bench..tryna compare my experience to others.
Hi folks, I am a java lead with 9 years of experience skilled in Spring boot, microservices along with cloud exposure. I am not certified in any cloud platform though. Currently my ctc is 18.70. Targetting a big 4 with ctc of 30 lpa. Please do share your thoughts if my skill set is really worth it to ask for around 30 lpa. Is pwc, deloitte, kpmg going to entertain such expectations.?
All these early morning flight posts got me feeling some type of way. Another bench week, sweet dreams ladies and gents 🙏
I have been wanting to switch to advisory from audit. I have spoken up regarding this possible transfer but it doesn’t look like it will happen internally. I don’t want to leave public or B4 (cont)...
How to best utilize your time when you’re on the bench? I have started some online learning, getting ready for CFA, exercising, cooking, reading books, but I still feel that I have plenty of unused time. And the routines are killing me too.
People on the “bench” - how does that work? What do you do all day? Do you still get paid? Trying to understand this
Does Big 4 hires H1-B transfers for the positions that they originally don’t hire someone for who would go through H1-B lottery?
Hi! I have two offers and I’m not sure what to do. One is with a small firm that serves as outside counsel to medical practices (leasing, employment issues and acquisitions are primary work load) and the other is in-house for a pharmaceutical company (managing outside counsel, vendor contracts, privacy). The firm pays much better (1800 hours, flexible wfh) but I feel like the experience in house would go further in becoming a GC down the road. Please help!
Stress of interviews is getting to me How do people manage? I have 1 every single day and I am doing a lot of preparing
At bar in Westin Charlotte come drink!!
My current lease is up next May when I’ll be coming up on 2 years with my firm and getting close to promotion. I’m thinking about asking to work from home permanently when my lease is up so I can move to a LCOL area and be closer to family. Would working remote hurt my chances for promotion?
Considering going for the CFE. What was your study plan for it and how long did it take?
Just curious. What are other firms doing as far as hybrid/wfh models? Vision is still unclear from leadership what our return to work plans are.
Do we owe taxes when we buy and sell funds within 401k or 403b? Asking because I want to take over management from fidelity and adjust my portfolio and begin managing myself. Also 403b for spouse with Transamerica
How did you get an interview at MBB? Referral or online application? Or maybe contacting the recruiter on LinkedIn? I’m with 2YOE in healthcare/analytics consulting. Recently looking to move forward to MBB. Appreciate any suggestion!
USAA or Navy Federal Credit Union?
Is a CAPM worth the trouble? Or should I just wait until I’m qualified enough to get do the PMP?
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
I have an engineering background, graduated last December, and accepted MBB over FAANG (product design & manufacturing engineering offers) . This bowl’s focus on exiting consulting into FAANG (cont)
MBB 🐠’s, what are some viable options for someone with 5 yrs of ERP implementation experience to join an MBB?
Just got the "went with another candidate" email for a PE gig was into. Folks I met at the firm seemed great - worth trying to establish a relationship as I head to MBA? How?
Is it possible for you & your partner to both be career driven/focused and be able to raise kids? My husband & I have 1 child so far & we want to expand our family with 1 more but I’ve been told from multiple people that 1 person usually has to back down & it’s usually the mom. We both have demanding jobs but we’ve made it work so far with scheduling & tag teaming activities/tasks related to our kid, dogs & home.
What is the salary range of a 3rd year senior at Deloitte tech consulting like? I think you guys are paid much better!
Does McKinsey mentions the "bonus percentage" in the offer letter compensation part? For Business Analyst role. Like at Deloitte, in my offer letter with compensation breakup a range for bonus was given. Not with McKinsey. Is this standard?
For people who have moved from India to the US, how different was the experience? I'm a software engineer. I want to know your feelings about differences in company culture, interviewing, and processes among other things.
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