How hard is it to move to FAANG from a relatively unknown boutique consulting firm? Are there extra leaps compared to MBB or Big 4, or if you get a referral you have similar odds?
What is it like being a partner ? What kind of life do you guys have ? Skill sets that can bring you to the top and things which can break your career ? I am currently a senior and wonder is it worth the grind ? At BIG 3 people become partners in like 10 years or so but big 4 it’s more like 15-17. Would it be worth hustling for it grinding 13 hours days consistently for years to become a partner at like 40-42? PwC Deloitte EY Boston Consulting Group McKinsey & Company
Those who have evaluated switches from Consulting to Startups - any advice? Was offered a Bus Ops Assc. role at a Series A FinTech which is where I desire to take my career. Main item I am having trouble disaggregating is, by taking this role am I potentially taking a step back (likely promo Manager next year)? In one sense, I feel I could develop more in the startup role though moving to a IC role / 50k less salary if promo’d (w/ equity to be fair) doesn’t feel awesome. Lmk thoughts! Thanks.
Agency talent acquisition coordinators: Please don’t try to sell me the job by talking up how talented everyone is at the company as part of one of the “job benefits/comp perks.” 🤢🤦🏻♀️
I work at a Tier 2 strategy house. Whenever headhunters contact me, it is either for another tier 2, a boutique, or occasionally a tier 1, but never a big 4. Anyone else experience this? Why?
Hi fishes :) Need some suggestions from the PWC peeps. My directorial round with PWC is scheduled for tomorrow. Any suggestions please? What are the probable questions will be? I've asked for 12LPA but they said the budget is 9LPA..I've 6.5yrs of experience as a BA & scrum master (ctc : 6.55 LPA) What do you all suggest? Shall I consider pwc as It's a part of BIG 4 and other facilities and brand-value or capegemini/Cerner india (the pay scale will be higher most probably) Thanks in advance.
Has anyone from MBB worked at the same client where there is one of the big 4 ? How are the dynamics between the two in that engagement?
Sacramento Big 4 folks: What is your office culture like? Which is the best Big 4 in town in terms of market power?
Just downgraded CSR to freedom. About to apply to CSP for the 100k bonus. Anyone know how long I need to wait to get the bonus for CSP while my transfer to Freedom happens? I meet the 48 month reward bonus requirement.
Does EY offer joining bonus for exp hires when extending an offer? Or should I be negotiating for that?
For people here making less than 100K who max out their 401K / HSA, can I have a conversation with you about your taxes paid ? Is it significantly less or is your take home significantly less ? Trying to assess the financial impact to my take home if I max out my 401K. Ty!
Not in GPS, but I do get the emails from Dan Helfich and I just want to say he seems like a helluva leader. He comes across as authentic and genuinely invested in diversity and well being of his ppl.
Serious question. What baby items are most expensive? (other than diapers, formula, college education, nanny.. Etc)
Does IHG do a status match with either bonvoy, Hyatt or Hilton? Any contact or link I can request on
I’m at 71k now at 1 YOE. Is there any good reason to take a pay cut for a new job? (Assuming I don’t get laid off or fired and have to scramble for cash)
For any POC creatives, have you ever had to explain to a recruiter why you're considered a diversity candidate? This was the first time I felt like I had to prove my diversity/minority background.
I work as a manager at a Big 4. On the strategy side, such as Monitor , strategy& , Parthenon etc. I have 6 yrs work experience I have a low undergrad GPA 2.7 and a high master GPA 4.0. I live in the north east. I haven’t taken my GMAT. Do you think I can get in Columbia/Wharton/Yale/MIT emba. Trying to assess my best option and how I should approach it?
Anyone in account management in Amazon AWS? How is the culture, wlb, how is that org structured? Considering an offer, any insight appreciated 🙏🏻
McKinsey & Company Is it considered negative if I present my framework for too long (~ 6 mins) in the case interview?
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
Ladies what have you done or are you doing with your bonus if you’ve received one? I tend to just save and pay bills but would like to do something just for me this time around. Need ideas!
Hi still fairly new to the industry and was wondering if people are willing to shed some light for me on this: (1). Are most people in consulting pre or post mba? (2). What’s the main difference between pre vs post mba consulting?
Has anyone else successfully made the switch to a trading position from elsewhere in the bank? What worked for you?
Is GCP culture the same as Google ? Looks the GCP CEO is shaking things up which besides the stock price can only dent the culture Google so prides itself . Would love to hear thoughts from current Googlers.
American Airlines: the La Guardia of airlines
Hey everyone, so my sister and her boyfriend have both gained about 60-70 pounds since COVID started. I’m getting very concerned for them and I’ve seen firsthand how they’re developed awful eating and drinking habits and they hardly ever exercise. I’m very concerned for them, but I have no idea how to talk about it with them and not make them angry or hurt. Any advice on how to have this difficult conversation?
Recently got sober and am applying to business schools. I’m concerned it’ll be tough to make friends/networks without drinking or doing drugs. Anyone have any insight on this?
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