Recently got an offer from one of the MBB as entry level staff and I am wondering if the salary and benefits (PTO etc) are non-negotiable ？
I have a (I think) smallish renovation project that I want done by a top notch contractor. How to make this job look attractive so they’ll take it?
As a staff on the consulting side, does anyone else find it awkward to join a zoom call with the client before the manager/sm joins in?
I have 7.5 year of experience in Microstrategy BI tool. I have got offer from Accenture for 15.96LPA and 27% variable pay. I got another offer from infocepts for 16LPA fixed with 5% variable. Could anyone please help me guide which is better to join. As in Accenture I am told that I will have to work in 2-11 shift where I will be getting 10k extra. Infocepts I am not aware of the project they will put me in..
What are people doing for their retirement? How much do you invest monthly and what % into your 401k?
I have to present to a client via video chat today. Guess I need to actually put on makeup and get dressed ...maybe just the top half.
A&M folks, how good (or not) are your health / dental/ vision benefits ? How much are out-of-pocket expenses for families? Also how is the 401(k) match?
What % of your 401K contribution does your employer match? Trying to get some benchmarking ideas, thanks
Self-directed IRAs. So many questions! Have any of you ever tried a self directed IRA? I’m thinking about it in relation to investing in a company (to the tune of 150-200k) or possibly purchasing a vacation property as an investment in a location we’d like to retire (if I did that, could we use it to vacation personally occasionally in the meantime? Even if we needed to pay the IRA for the rental?) Thoughts? Warnings?
When is a good time to move to industry to have better work life balance with some good benefits?Manager or Senior manager? #tax
Should I stop depositing into my 401k?
Flying out to Oakland for the next few months - what Bonvoy hotels are out there? Client is near the OAK airport - should I just get an airport hotel?
401k or Roth IRA? Should I be prioritizing the Roth IRA first when I'm younger? Even mix?
Hey guys! Has anyone made the pivot from Merchandising to Project Management? I’d love to chat as it is something I am looking to do. Thanks! :)
What happens to your pension after you leave Deloitte? Thought if <$30k they provide a payout. Left a few months back and haven’t heard anything.
What is your least favorite kind of client?
Awkward Questions from Client: So you're out of CO right, do you smoke weed? ... No, and not appropriate in the middle of a meeting
hypothetical: account brings a decent brief with a decent budget. client is allegedly “open minded” and “reasonable”. needs a big idea. offsite brainstorm, where do you go and what do you bring?
For those of you who have successfully started your own agencies — how did you start? As in, how’d you get your first RFP from a client?
Mba hires, are you jealous of your ug hire coworkers? I mean they’re doing it younger and have the flexibility to not pay for the mba
Thinking about buying a home in the next couple of years either around the Chicago area or suburbs with access to the city. What’s the best neighborhood for a number of factors such as- diversity, safetiness, property value, school rankings, overall funness? I’m a South Asian man married to a White woman, so the location diversity does matter to me when raising kids. Thank you for all your help!
MBB 🐠: I’ve got 3yrs consulting experience at IBM (agile exp.), state school for undergrad, CSM and secret clearance. Do I have a shot at associate at MBB or do I absolutely need to pursue MBA first?
My 30th birthday is coming up, I am United and Marriott guy. I am thinking a long weekend (Wednesday - Sunday) in early October. Preferably a non-stop or a convenient one-stop from Houston. Thoughts?
Has anyone ever asked a hotel if they can pay for half the daily rate in order to stay at the hotel Bc you have a late night flight? Do they accommodate this? Marriott is letting me check out at 4pm but ideally would like to check out at 8pm to catch an 11pm flight. I’m willing to pay extra if they can make this happen…
On the bench but putting in my notice in two weeks. Any reason to look for projects, PD work, etc? Or should I just chill?
Is a tie necessary for a virtual interview with big 4 or will a shirt and jacket suffice?
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
What is the percentage salary increase you were given at your agency for a performance based promotion?
I want to exit to a GM or Senior ops director role. Currently 3 yrs in consulting, 10 yrs in ops at well-known manuf. firm, CPIM, CSCP, T20 MBA, Ind Eng undergrad. Anyone have recs on how to prepare?
Just wanted to S/O to Accenture Strategy for raising base comp. Forcing our leadership to say “if ACN is doing it, we gotta do something!” You are the real MVP!
Recently got sober and am applying to business schools. I’m concerned it’ll be tough to make friends/networks without drinking or doing drugs. Anyone have any insight on this?
I recently accepted offer from TCS and post it got to know I am pregnant with my second child. I will be joining firm in November mid.Will I be eligible for Maternity Leave?
Let me know any openings for a Regulatory reporting or Financial reporting profile. I am a Chartered Accountant by profession having 6 years of experience.
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
How common is it to take a TC hit when exiting to industry? Finding industry struggling to even match my SA salary (boosted bc I have a mba)
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