Consulting

Thoughts on Hitachi Consulting?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon
works at

Stay where you are

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Honestly OP, even if the money and title are better, stay with D or B4. The money and title will work itself out in the long run. Hitachi may give you a bump in pay now, but your fellow analysts who stay at D will outperform you comp wise over the next few years. Also brand matters, not only for your own career growth (and maybe b school), but also in terms of client work. D (or any other B4) is much more likely to win the better/cooler org effectiveness projects than Hitachi

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Ok if you are going from Analyst to SC, that is the equivalent of a 3 level jump. You may be set up to fail, and if your pay isn’t good, you will be getting screwed while swimming up stream. If you are currently getting screwed by Deloitte and don’t want to travel, then moving is a no brainer. Make sure to set expectations with Hitachi and come in at a lower level with a fair pay bump. Set yourself up for success and own your career. Also, anyone who says, “stay with a B4, it will pay off in the future” is either a fanboy or kidding them self. If you live by the rule, “never leave for money, and never leave without money” you will be in a good spot.

Reaction Icon Like
likehelpful
Arrow Icon

I doubt SC is a 3 level jump. SC at Hitachi is 2-4 years of experience or no experience and an MBA, for context. I started my career there - I wouldn’t go back. What you’d be doing depends on your market, but in general, the company went too deep on ERPs and has been looking for new direction since ERPs went subscription model. CEO talks a good game, but his vision requires coordination with other Hitachi umbrella companies that have zero incentive to play ball, so they just don’t. Office politics in my office was cliquey, but fairly explosive when it went off. Fewer clients, so you don’t have much of any say what kind of work you’re doing. All in all, I’d jump to another B4 long before I went the HCC route

Reaction Icon Like
likehelpful
Arrow Icon

They got it in with the Triads

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Don’t bother.

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Depends on the role and what you are doing. More context is needed. Also, there better be some cheddar to come with the move.

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

I want to start traveling let’s switch bruh

Reaction Icon Like
funny
Arrow Icon

3 level jump is under the assumption that Hitachi has the same title order as D. It may very much be consultant (new hire) - senior consultant

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

@D1 yes please!!

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

@C1 thank you!

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Analyst now, this would be moving to a senior consultant role in org effectiveness. Idk about 💰yet

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Let me preface the 3 level jump by saying that I was totally screwed by D.. I came in with 8 years of training experience, but didn’t know any better, and now I’m bored out of my MIND. I also hate the travel as I want to start a family.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

@K1 triads?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

@SC1 Good point! I started applying bc I just want to stop traveling 😰

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Related Posts

*weekly post complaining about hiring discrimination against males*

likefunny
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Delta Platinum members, what bonus do you choose? Very likely gifting Silver Status to my spouse.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I got a new role in Ohio. My SO is freaking out about the bedbug crisis there. Any tips of how to protect against bedbugs?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

If anyone wants to join a boutique HR & Talent Advisory consulting firm, Kincentric is hiring for an Associate Partner role! Location doesn’t really matter, but preferably in IL, NY, or ATL.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Download the app for more exclusive discussions.