Thinking of leaving current firm (MBB). received offers for operating director roles at some innovative companies. base salary/annual bonus is even w/ current, however equity is 100-150k/yr. thoughts?

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Unclear - “innovative” is pretty broad - is it a privately-owned startup? What’s your view on equity upside? (Eg Snap and Twitter are “innovative”, but already publicly traded and disaster valuations) You framed the argument pretty one-sided, so I assume your heart is in leaving, but it’s worth thinking about it holistically Objectively, you’re a predictable / transparent promotion away from a six figure raise to EM / PL in the next year or two

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Oh f off

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To add some color... managing a division of about $100M+ with about 150 employees ... thinking about long-term prospects and how something like that looks on a resume as compared to “Engagement Manager at McKinsey”... industry is tech, edge computing

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So your annual comp will be six figures more than current? I think you should hold out for more. Nice humblebrag

What is your argument for staying?

BCG will always be there, enjoy your new opportunity

Partner1... innovative was meant to be vague... promotion timing is in <6months to EM/PL... both offers seem to be for roles that an EM/PL would go into, but maybe I’m wrong? Do EM/PLs go into senior director roles?

Equity you mentioned would be 4-5yr vest... Your bonus though may grow at higher pace at your current firm with upcoming promotion.. negating most big not all of equity upside. Create a model.. some scenario analysis.. see where you end up.

EM/PLs are a dime a dozen. Go. Don’t look back.

Nothing about that story adds up. Unless you’re at a telco? Not sure how many companies let a director manage a $100M edge computing business. But yeah, if it’s an emerging tech company, you should def bail - that’s once in a lifetime

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