Please be kind, genuinely looking for help. Started my Grad School journey and really want an idea of the quality of school I can realistically aim for. My profile: M / 27 / AA 3.1 GPA Frm a State university 6 YOE (3 in Big 4 Consulting) Active in community Prez of a few orgs Frm Chicago 100% open to relocate 1st practice GRE: 304 (151- V / 153 Q) Looking to pursue a tech mgmt concentration.
^Big 4 and MBB
Does anyone work in a Big 4 office in the Bay Area? I’m currently at a V5 law firm doing M&A tax, and the hours are absolutely killing me. I’m curious about the hours and pay at the Big 4 here.
Hi Fishes, which of the Big 4 has the most twisted process of onboarding a new supplier? a comparison of cycle time would be great to know also Independence seems to be a major factor in new supplier approvals..can anyone share how it was managed it their previous Big 4 organizations?
I’m starting as a Manager at one of the big 4 in 3 weeks. I left my tenure track job 4 yrs ago so I’m accustomed to non-academic work but still intimidated. Advice? Will I succeed this first year?
I recently joined a Big 4 firm as a Manager in a cross functional Data Science and Analytics Consulting group. My first project is in an area of work where I have experience but do not enjoy at all. I’m not sure what to do since this is my first project 😬
What does the recruitment process look like for PhD candidates for the Big 4 and tier 2 firms? I know MBB recruits PhDs, but am unclear about the rest.
New to consulting and the big 4 - have been extended on the same project since joining. The project does not align to the skills or experience I was hired for and has been extremely challenging due to the lack of project organization and proper staffing. I received ‘progressing towards level’ on my last engagement review. How do I get off this project that’s clearly not a fit before it negatively impacts my overall career at the firm?
Thoughts on Masters in Environmental Management programs? UCSB, Yale, etc. I have a non-technical degree (Bachelor of Arts) and have been in management consulting at a Big 4 the last 5 years. I want to pivot my career to do something more meaningful - make a positive impact in the world, rather than continuing to help rich corporations get richer. Thinking that doing a Masters will help arm myself with environmental / sustainability knowledge and a network.
Hi guys, How's ZS Risk and IT compliance team ? How is the work life balance and work culture? How much can I ask for ? Currently working in a Big 4 having 2.5 years of work experience. Current CTC : 6LPA Any update on this front is highly appreciated.
If you go from Big 4 to a regional firm, is it tough to go back to Big 4 10 or 15 years later if you want?
Fed Tax GT, RSM, BDO folks who went to Big 4 around senior or manager level, what were biggest differences/challenges?
Are MBB and Boutiques doing this massive hiring blitz with double referral bonus etc like the big 4 are? Or did they not fire all their people last fall?
How do the independence rules vary between the big 4 related to non-audit employees owning stock? I’ve heard EY takes the most conservative stance. I know Deloitte consulting is separate and doesn’t have the same restrictions as audit.
looking for referral to b4 consulting firms. recently let go from deloitte as part of current headcount reductions. any assistance is appreciated. please DM me, thanks
Currently a M7 PhD student. Former Big 4 consultant and veteran. Want to go back into consulting (preferably strategy). I have an Ivy Master’s. Would a MBA be silly if this is my goal?
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Hello fishes Can you please share me your experience at Talentica Software - Pune location. Are hikes and promotions good?
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Hi Guys, Please comment your views. I have 7.5 years experience in TCS as joined as fresher. Feeling not have industry level experience in terms of wide angle of technology. Now I have offer from small scale company and seems I can learn in and out. Shall I join or search for MNC to settle. Thanks in advance. InfosysCognizantCognizantZS Associates
Hi. I am interviewing for a manager role at EY in FSO Advisory NYC office. Can anyone give me an idea about the compensation structure at the EY? I have 10-years of industry experience.
Seemingly I am on a great account but a lot of people are leaving and ones that haven't even been there for a year. Jump ship or is it them?
Can someone please explain to me how the 50% of the EBIE component works following the changes to 163(j) as a result of the CARES Act?
I have been an adjuster for almost 5 years, although I have loved almost all of my time adjusting and find it fun, in a sense, I am so ready to take my skills into underwriting. Does anyone have any tips for transitioning from adjusting to underwriting? I know this will sound cliche but I find myself to be very passionate about insurance and I do well when interviewed, but it is difficult to get a response for underwriting applications because they all “require” underwriting experience.
Can anyone guide, what can be monthly in-hand with this structure? The RFB component is confusing me.
Any amlaw 200 folks out there whose firms have given out special bonuses? My firm had record profits last year followed by the best Q1 in firm history, yet nothing for the associates.
Signed offer from company A, expected to start in a week. Start date got delayed a couple weeks on their end. In the meantime, got another offer from company B paying 30% more TC. I want to take company B now but I haven’t even signed the offer letter. Should I ask to extend the start date for A just to make sure all the onboarding/background checks go through for B, or just renege now?
What’s the salary of a senior DAAC based out of India taking transfer to London? Please help with the right number. Is is true that the earnings in India = savings in UK. I am planning to make this move and an honest answer will be super helpful for me
What is your take on consultants being stuck on long projects? It’s like pulling teeth trying to roll off of some accounts. We never get a say in our extension. Will leadership address this?
Background check Hi. Looking to go to Deloitte fm Pwc. Anyone know if pwc verifies electronically? All other background ck cleared.
Moving to Dallas , recommendation appreciated on areas to live and apartments/ lofts. Need to be halfway from dfw
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