Hi, anyone know about cool teams at B4 or consulting firms that are making big strides in the „ethical culture“ space?
For those who came from B4 FT and is now a generalist, what practice were you in? Please also delineate on whether you were a lateral or mba hire.
Rumor is that former big 4 transaction advisory folks who are now managers at Alvarez & Marsal made over $300k this past year. Anyone here confirm this is true?
What salary (base and benefits) can you expect if you leave one of the Big 4 after 2 years as a consultant? (No MBA, but a science PhD)
How long after final round big 4 interview for experienced hires do you usually hear back about an offer or rejection?
Do partners ever quit from being partner in big 4? What does that look like from an ownership standpoint?
Deloitte Data Analytics USDC is hiring aggressively and they reached out to me. Do ya’ll think I should consider a conversation given that I’m at another big 4, and expecting at least 50% pay increase?
Why does the 401k match in consulting suck so much as compared to corporate? What are some ways to make up for it other than just asking for higher base pay?
Got a letter from the IRS regarding additional informarion on advance tax credit payments on health insurance...wtf? Now they're withholding my return for 8 weeks
Do people from Accenture Strategy go to Deloitte S&O, big 4 Strat, or MBB often? Curious where people exit to or get offers from
Has anyone successfully negotiated for a better maternity leave package than what your company currently offers?
Newly married 🐟 what's your thoughts on merging healthcare with SO? Any easy way to analyze this? Does anyone do medical at one company, dental and vision at another?
I left my former employer in Q4 2019 but didn’t rollover my Roth 401k prior to the crash, so I’ve left it there this whole time and it’s rebuilt nicely (not back to where it was, but closer)...cont
Those at Big 4 - Do you think campus recruiting will happen this year? (considering that all summer interns got a return offer after 2 weeks virtual) or Largely scaled down for growing divisions only?
Ex-MBBer looking for consultants who have gone independent and looking for a cool gig with expertise in Healthcare strategy, with sub-topic expertise with payors, providers, healthcare finance, digital health. Know anyone?
My sad thinks I do audits because I'm in a big 4. I've been doing what I do for 5 years and it isn't even remotely close to an audit 😒😟😩😭
Can the group members please share their experience about the CFE exam? How many days of preparation does it require? What are some of the useful study resources?
My district denied my request to teach remotely even though I have a serious medical condition. How do I respond?
The Venn diagram of people asking “how many points” here and people who have asked to see a restaurant manager is a circle
We all know you’re asking to bid my female director so you can tell your client you did your #FreeTheBid duty, but I’d rather spend my day getting her a real job so I’d rather not pretend to bid w/you
People with kids, how has the pandemic affected their social life and how have they adapted? My 13 year old brother is doing zoom school and has not seen a single one of his friends in person since July. (but plays video games with them sometimes) I am pretty concerned and try to encourage him to see them distanced/outside but he isn’t interested— i think b/c of pandemic anxiety. Is this normal?
Do any of you currently work/worked in the past for a fintech company? Would you recommend it for someone who just started working two years ago? Is the role clearly defined or did you struggle with defining the role?
Do jetblue flights always ask for volunteers to gate check? (hate actually carrying on my carry on)
I just graduated with my MHA and took the opportunity at a Tier 3 firm. My goal late in my studies was to be at MBB. What can I do going forward to still reach that goal at some point in my career? Thank you for any advice and I do regret I didn’t know about the opportunities of consulting in undergrad or early graduate school.
Anyone else here that doesn't drink? Sometimes find it hard to get to know other coworkers when so much of office culture (at least at the analyst / associate level) revolves around drinking.
Been looking for an exit since January because I don’t like the direction my position has been going. Covid screwed it up, but what gives with companies not allowing a candidate to live in any city when the travel is 80-100%? I’m not going to be home so why does it matter where I live?￼ I’m 30 minutes from an airport and I can be anywhere in the US within 5 hours with no issue. Anyone have any suggestions to overcome this without moving?
Why is everyone here so triggered by the White Tiger? That’s how the majority of India lives, please get outside your white collar bubbles. And stop saying “the media always shows poverty”, they also released shows like Bollywood Wives and Indian Matchmaking.
My situation & looking for yall’s opinions: We came into this country as immigrants last year and bought our first house with our savings (House was 410K , put down 100K down payment) in Dallas. But, we don’t have much in way of investments and only have 25K in savings + 15K in both of our checking accounts . We have a toddler and a new born baby. I was making $140K and contributing 7% to my 401K which puts me only at the 8K mark for this year. I’m 34 and felt so stupid after reading a lot of the smart decisions folks are making here. Given my unique situation and desire to play aggressive catchup and be more financially savvy especially for the sake of our kids; my wife (25 y/o) will start working next year (110K) and I got a second job (140K) to essentially double my income . Other than maxing out our 401K, What practical steps should we both start taking immediately to a) play catch up and starting building that wealth ; and b) to reduce our taxable income as much as possible since we’d be at ~ 400K household income next year?
Tax question for any Accenture people who were part of the layoffs in August...did you see anything weird with state withholding on your W2? I relocated from VA to NJ in early 2020 and my state withholding switched to NJ when I moved. However (and I never noticed this at the time), all of my earnings, including severance, paid out PTO, and COBRA true up, are shown as taxable income in both states. My tax accountant is scratching his head.
In the spirit of the holidays, let’s not talk about work/salary/exit opps. What is everyone’s favorite way to chill on a cold winter remote Monday evening? Mine is a fat joint and Chinese takeout.
I feel like Deloitte is getting real slimey. Putting more than the typical number of staff on PIPs, to give themselves the opportunity to fire people for cause in a month or two without severance or anything.
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