I’m a second year associate with a split lit/transactional practice interviewing (second round) for an in house position this week. Interview is with the general counsel. Any interview tips? Wondering what questions I should make sure to ask and what skills to highlight given it’s a more entry level in house position and they know I’m coming from firm experience. Thanks in advance!
Is the interview process different for a sr. coming back to Big 4 vs external sr. hire? What is the interview process for a boomerang sr at big 4? It would be at a different office so can’t rely on reputation besides a referral. Trying to gauge how much prep work would be needed. Multiple rounds? Technical and cultural fit components? Pretty standard or just sorta depends? Thanks
I'm sure this heavily firm and individual dependent, but generally what happens to seniors who don't make partner at market firms? Are they pushed out? After when? And what are the general exit options?
Exiting the firm... How much ahead of time should I give a notice? (Would like to leave asap) What’s the exit interview process?
My partner (along with his team) has been laid off from an equity research role. He is on H1b visa and has until end of February to find a new job otherwise he’ll have to leave the country. I would be very grateful if someone knows of any sell-/buyside investment analyst opportunities and can refer, please. Years of experience: 9yrs. Always been with II-ranked teams and twice voted rising star. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.
How to convert a 12 month contract to a full time role? Asking for a friend, hasn’t started yet. They got contacted by a recruiter and will be employed by Google directly (not via consultancy etc)
Applying to a technical accounting position and the Company is asking for a writing sample. They have two options I could either write on a case scenario that they provide me or I can provide a writing sample from something that I have written before. I have a memo talking about a 606 cut off considerations it’s not very technical but I think it would address the request do you guys think this would be enough or should I just do the writing case scenario￼?
Trying to exit into FAANG but know it may be a long shot involving a handful of rejections. Meanwhile got approached by a number of recruiters for a) smaller emerging startup <but need to shift geo>, and b) major banks for in-house strategy. I’ll proceed with interviews with a) since it will give me a flavour of tech recruiting, but should I even go through with interview process for b)? Thoughts? Fyi, have not interviewed in 4+ years!
Are those in BCG federal paid less than those on the commercial side of the firm? Similar to B4?
Exit to valuation all in 90k or startup 70k base plus equity, solid product, maybe 40% chance they make it to IPO. Startup is in a client facing role but not valuation. Leaving audit as an A1.
Anyone who wants a referral to Deloitte USI can DM me or send in your resumes to email@example.com Pls do mention the key skills, phone number, email id & your current location in the email.
Advisory Managers that left EY for another big 4…when you gave your 2 weeks notice (or 4 weeks), were you let go effective immediately or did they allow you to continue to work despite the fact you were going to a competitor?
Settle a debate for my friend and I: does your firm (MBB, Tier 2, Big 4 etc etc) drug test new hires for non-federal roles?
How much can one expect for Consultant role in Deloitte USI with 6.5 YOE. ? Domain - SAP ABAP
How many rounds of interviews are normal for a small, independent agency? I’m in the process of interviewing for an associate account executive (entry level) position if that helps! I’ve had a phone screen and one virtual interview with the co-founders so far.
My firm recently removed the CPA requirement to make manager in FDD stating that it is following the market. Being a CPA is definitely better than not being one but will it hurt my exit opportunities if I decide to not pursue my license? Do companies outside of public accounting even care that much about having your license / are others seeing this same trend?
Company with $5b in annual revenue, for a director of corporate strategy role. What should be the compensation expectation? Understand it varies by sector
Someone who has left economic/litigation consulting, how’d you do it? 3YOE. Currently looking to exit into a more general consulting/strategy role without going back to school. Always get feedback about my industry being niche
Amazonians - joining a non-tech L6 role on the AWS team soon, any tips? What are first 30/60/90 days like?
Can someone please suggest some exit opportunities for a lifelong Internal Auditor? I have 4 yrs of consulting and 2 years of industry experience.
Somebody said something about a Netflix series recently, I think it was about a lawyer but I didn’t take note of the name and would like to give it a try. Hopefully whoever was talking about it will see and give the right name!! TIA
Does anyone know if Starwood does a global promotion for the Fall? If so when does it usually start?
Do you think WFH will end in every country once vaccines are available to everyone? What if you don't get the vaccine?
Is there sign on bonus at PWC India and is there a condition which it is provided. Is joining bonus same as signing one ?
Any (light) book recommendations to read- non fictional, not self-help. Psychology, abstract, biography, science, human evolution, how our mind works, etc..
What should technology consulting interns receiving full time offers expect to be offered salary wise in a full time offer from different big 4 companies?
Looking for some advice here. Have been reading many inspiring stories, would like to make one mine. So I am a 9+ yoe front end developer (angular), in the start of my career I was a springs mvc/Java developer. I am looking for career switch/jump, so I should go back to java/springs or what should I learn for new offers. Also I am interested in uiux design, if I take the wings2 in tcs, will that help. Has anybody benefitted out of that.
I received an offer for a business development associate role at a hedge fund in the NYC area. Headcount is approximately 30 and they have $15bn AUM. I have a meeting with the founder of the firm to discuss compensation but I have no idea what to expect or what is market compensation because I can't find any data online. I am a recent college grad. What is a reasonable base range to expect? Sign on/performance based bonuses?
My Director just chewed me up and started taking over as a lead on my project... 3 weeks in of having no clue what I'm doing, working 10 hrs+/day and multiple sleepless nights, I have to say I'm so relieved. Is it a good idea to take a step back and let my Director run things?
Hi all- I got my H1b visa stamping appointment finally for December 2021 (can’t wait to go back home after 3 years !). I am about to receive a new job offer. I was wondering if I can still keep my visa stamping appointment if I take up the new offer and get my H1b transferred? I really want to travel back home in December , it’s been rough 3 years.
I'm in commercial contracting in house and everyone is driving me crazy today. Mainly business team being disorganized, Legal has to rush to help out or fast track contracts due to poor planning on business. Is this just commercial contracting? Or do other companies have a better handle on this.
Hear me out. We’re living in the residual days of advertising power. Back in the day, if you worked in advertising, you very much shaped culture. Advertising creatives shared the airwaves with only the likes of Hollywood and national news. There were only so many pipes into culture and advertising was a big one. But today, the pipes are democratized. Random teens on TikTok are having more impact on culture than Mad Ave. And yet, so much ego and self importance remains.
I’m buying a house with my SO and MOST of the down payment is coming from me. Both our names will be on the deed / title. We are getting married very soon! However, because I’ve been very busy at work, I wired her the money to go get a cashiers check with our down payment and closing costs for our closing. I noticed that the “Remitter” on the cashiers check she got only has her name on it. Is this a problem? Should I have the cashiers check changed to have both our names on it for legal reasons?
Lately I’ve been feeling like no guy likes me enough to want something serious with me. I feel like they just want to hit and leave but then I don’t do that either so I think I will be single forever 🥺
Anyone else honestly considering expat’ing to Alkebulan (Africa) and building a new life there? Workin remote but living in the Motherland? https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMd79LqoD/
Hi All - I have upcoming final rounds with Deloitte Strategy (Transformation Strategy & Design): 1 case, 2 behavioral. I feel a little under qualified. I’m coming from a non-Big 4 Advisory group. I’ve had the fortunate opportunities to work on strategic cost transformations, capacity modeling, and digital roadmap projects, but can’t help but feel like they’ll be questioning my legitimacy. Any tips or good vibes would be appreciated.
Anybody had luck getting Ovidrel covered through BCBS and CVS Specialty pharmacy? CVS Specialty is quoting $405 even with the BCBS insurance and a local specialty pharmacy is $200 out of pocket. Wondering if I’m doing something wrong here.
Anyone living or traveling to Gunnison, Colorado, Crested Butte to be exact? I need a small but very very important help, please reply or DM me.
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