Hi I am having some trouble on choosing between Deloitte and PwC for a 2022 winter internship. Some pros for Deloitte include being the largest firm, and the promotion to senior being 2 years opposed to 3 at PwC. Additionally, Deloitte offers a pension and has Deloitte university. The pros of PwC include a gym in the office and a younger work force. They also give me much less of a “corporate” feel and seem to offer more flexibility. I’m wondering if anyone could give me any advice on deciding?
Raise your hand if you have an over eager team member that makes a fool of themselves trying to get attention 🙋
Has anyone here (especially BCGers) taken a leave of absence in the past? Have you described it in the application as an employment break? If not, how’ve you explained your promotion isn’t on time?
Laid off due to covid and starting delivering food through UberEats. Do I still qualify for unemployment? I can’t find anything on this and calling is no use
Watching Screens(Laptop, Phone, TV) all day is giving me headaches. Pre-COVID, interaction with people will take some time off screen. What are some ways you guys are coping to give some rest to eyes?
My roommate and best friend refuses to get the covid vaccine whenever it’s available because she believes vaccines gave her sister autism. We’re reaching a point of tension where I can’t bring anything up with her that isn’t topical because she’s going through a lot and becomes easily triggered by anything foreign to her. I can’t move out right now. And it also makes me sad that she’s so close minded about the world. Any advice for coexisting/coping? I predict winter will be tough. TIA...♥️
How do you have the "I deserve a raise" conversation? Especially when you asked for a certain amount upon signing, and that amount was not initially met but was to be reviewed after the 1st Yr.?
Hi Desi Fam, I noticed a difference between the general consulting bowl vs desi bowl where almost everyone in the desi community is for the covid vaccination. What are some key reasons for the difference from the general US population where a large % are anti-vaxers. Thoughtful answers only (and not answers like we are smarter).
If my director said I would be rated a 1 as a 2nd year, does that mean I should expect a promotion to senior come May? Not sure if you can be rated a 1 and not promoted.
If I recently got a raise above 125k, how soon do the Roth IRA income limits apply? Is it after I submit a tax return of above 125k MAGI?
Ladies have you ever fallen for a guy over text? This guy is so hot and cold with me and we’ve never met - but have such a great time texting. It’s so confusing. He lives 4.5 hours away from me and works 6 days a week (sometimes 7). We were supposed to meet some time back and then his mom got sick and then I got covid and then he got this job... and we never met again. What do I do ? He rarely ever initiates conversations these days, but when I do message him he’s on a roll.
Senior Black Leaders : where are y’all right now? Please speak up and use your positional power to affect systemic change in these consulting firms for us. Stop being afraid of losing white approval and raise your voice for the rest of us. This is the time.
Fairly confident I’ll get an in industry offer this week! Mixed feelings though... Main reason for leaving is WFH consulting just simply isn’t enjoyable. Getting harder for me to see the value in grinding for consulting. Is this short term thinking off? Do people think weathering this storm will give potential raises / promotions soon? I just don’t see consulting going back to what it use to be for ~2 years. I’m a consultant level going for promotion to manager.
I never thought I’d say this - but I have cancelled my trip to the Modex industry show in Atlanta next week out of an abundance of caution over coronavirus related to elderly relatives.
Should I still go to Majorca next week given the terrible COVID sitch over there? I’m very hesitant and need to make a decision literally by tomorrow morning
Just found out I’m pregnant with my first (married). It’s a welcome surprise but was hoping to make manager summer of 2021. What should my move for promotion be? I’d be due in Nov, mid years are Dec.
Does anyone know timeframe for when do year end review cycles and promotion discussions start for OTS?
Indian citizen, live in Middle East , didn’t visit India in recent past , fully vaccinated , I learnt that I cannot enter USA on L1 due to covid restrictions . Anyone else in same boat?
Starting a discussion about a promotion and pu bump. I have done was asked by my old boss and had an underperforming direct report. I still accomplished my tasks and helped our corporate team particularly with data analysis for most of last year, and working with a new boss. My new boss seems hesitant about promoting another person in my team. How can I make a strong case without making the aforementioned barriers seems like excuses?
Travel question- Can one travel to India on a e-visa? Recently became a US citizen and need to travel to India. Is it mandatory to complete the renunciation and application of OCI prior to traveling?
Any financial advice for us younger professionals who have not weathered a recession? I’m nearly three years out of college and it freaks me out to see my (small) 401k losing thousands of dollars.
Canadians who worked in Canada but now live and work in USA — when you retire, will you receive social security/retirement benefits from Canada as well?
I got sick this week at the client site and I’ve been camping at the hotel. I’ve got a nasty cough, should I wear a mask on the flight? I really don’t want to get anyone sick.
Tech consulting (cloud) offers. Which one to choose? Accenture - Cloud Native Application Architect - 180K - 20K signon Insight DI - Architect I - 167K base + 10% bonus - 5K sign on Money & benefit wise acc. looks good but I am concerned about the WLB. Also, I interviewed for Cloud native sr. architect. Recruiter came back with 'great feedback' but is now asking me to apply for application architect. It doesn't make any sense to me. Is that normal? It seems there was a goof up from recruiter
Anyone in here work in ERPA’s Wokrday practice? What’s the culture like? Any opportunities for professional development? Any active initiatives that keep a remote workforce engaged? Do y’all have fun??😂
I have a question for HR/People Department leaders: For companies that are 1,000+ employees, what is your ideal HR/People Department structure? How many direct reports, and sub departments/teams does the CPO have, and what are roles are you hiring for (Traditional HR roles or more fluid/hybrid People Ops roles)?
What do you think of Cornell Tech MBA as an exit to startup or big tech firm? Not looking to go back to consulting post mba.
Ever since Risk Assurance busy season ended, I feel like I’ve been kind of coasting. I’m still getting all my work done but my utilization is slipping. With CRTs coming up, how worried should I be?
KPMG fish any idea on compensation range for a Senior Associate in the Prism practice? I have reporting experience. Also any insight or thoughts on the reporting/prism practice? Thanks
For post-MBA associate roles at McKinsey: how does the work and lifestyle of an associate in the M&A practice compare to those of being in a generalist associate role?
I’m considering leaving Public Accounting to become a Certified Financial Planner. Have any of you other fishies looked into this? What are some things to consider?!
Best consulting firms in Houston for Healthcare?
Hi everyone, my situation: currently on 12 months OPT, expiring in Sep 2021, also have a stem extension for 2-years. Got picked in h1b lottery in the second round. I also got a new job offer this week. My question: Can my potential new employer file for h1b petition that was picked in lottery which was submitted by my current employer? If yes, is it a feasible option? What are my safe options in this case if I want to take the new job? Thank you for your guidance!
This attachable monitor is such a game changer. Friday’s will be working from bed days. In normal days I still use it and also plug my main monitor. Send pictures of other setups you have.
I'm a young analyst in ACN with 1+ year of experience in cloud migrations. I've received a very good job offer by another Big 4 in the same sector and service but with better career growth opportunities. I don't like to work in cloud service and also I don't like the banking sector. For this reason, I requested to be moved in another service in ACN. My manager said ok, but this probably takes several months. Next monday I have to provide a feedback to the other company. What would you do?
Hi all! I’m talking to someone tomorrow on the team for a role I’m super keen on. Luckily enough (not sure If this is good timing) when I reached out to them a few weeks ago and confirmed the time for us to connect, a job in their area opened up a few days later. I’m super keen on trying to push my application and ask about the role (already applied but without a referral :() How would you approach the conversation? I’m a little intimidated since it’s at a hot tech company and they’re MBB.
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