How much can I afford to spend on a house in Austin, TX with a salary of $175k and savings of ~$150k (no other savings of any kind other than ~$300k in 401k)?
What is your firm’s paternity leave policy?
What type of consulting leads towards working at a Hedge Fund? I found I love doing analysis but I do it as a hobby and I’m mostly self taught. My background is manufacturing, engineering, and technology. I have a MBA but my business skills in Finance, Accounting, etc. are definitely my weakness. I’m really good at picking stocks because of my background even though my business skills are not as strong. Maybe I’m thinking about this wrong. Any help is appreciated.
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Where does ESADE and IE business school rank with respect to other top European mba schools such as LBS, INSEAD, IESE, HEC, Oxford, Cambridge?
Being headhunted for a few portfolio ops / research roles at growth equity firms. Thoughts on prestige for MBA admissions? Is it worth it to move or stay in consulting (kearney / s& tier)
Is it worth a try to transfer from Kellogg two year program to MMM program? Anyone succeeded in the transfer before? Interested in digital transformation and wanna be a consultant post-MBA. No academic background on design/engineering tho.
Any new fathers irritated or rubbed the wrong way about all the programs/benefits/focus on working mothers and very little (if any) on working dads?
Best certification program for blockchain ?
For people here making less than 100K who max out their 401K / HSA, can I have a conversation with you about your taxes paid ? Is it significantly less or is your take home significantly less ? Trying to assess the financial impact to my take home if I max out my 401K. Ty!
Hello fishes, can you suggest some good certification courses in product management? I have been a startup founder and have lots of practical experience in product management. Looking for a certification to back it up.
For those applied R1 (Sept + Oct time), when did you start using the MBA consultant service and for which services? State the consultant name and how much you paid as well if possible.
Anybody did the apics certification in logistics ? I have the choose between the cslp and cscp but not sure which one I should be doing
I’m paying $1600 a mos for my benefits and that’s with a $9k family deductible. Is that what you are paying too?
23 and looking to apply to MBA in ~3 years. What do I need to do to better my chances for an M7? Context: Mid-level undergrad with 3.79 GPA, top of class performer at IBM, have Negotiation Mastery and Disruptive Strategy certifications from HBS, not sure what to work on next.
What can I do in the next 4 months to boost my chances? Shooting for HSW and MIT, and want to do Tech/VC/Entrepreneurship after MBA. Background: Asian female, 3 YOE at big 4 consulting by round 1 deadline this year, 4 YOE by enrollment time Stats: GMAT 740, GPA 3.9 from big 10 public school Rec: those who know me well went to T20-25, those who went to M7 don't necessarily know me well EC: strong undergrad club leadership, none outside of firm initiatives since I started consulting
I’m 27 with a 170k net worth, if my goal is to retire by 35 , is a full time top 10 mba actually a hindrance, I currently make 100k
When is a good time to move to industry to have better work life balance with some good benefits?Manager or Senior manager? #tax
What roles would a generalist tech consultant (3.5 YoE) apply for at a top tech company? I’m not a dev, and mainly have done tech strategy in the analytics space cross industry and PMO work. Have a ugrad and MS in engineering, six sigma certified. I do know python/R as well as tableau but don’t want to be a dev or BI analyst
Where can you take free mba practice tests?
looking to jump ship. going to be rusty with interviews. what sorts of questions do they ask experienced hires for consulting?
I’ve been single for so long my last ex had time to find someone else, get pregnant, have a baby and now they’re engaged. And I’m sitting here watching Footloose
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
@ Guidehouse ppl - I left the firm a year ago but left my 401K funds w my old Transamerica acct w GH. Now GH is bought by Navigant & Transamerica said my contract is ending..will I lose my 401k $???
Like most of the agencies, we were operating in a high touch environment with our clients to grow business. And in 2020 everyone understood the need to operate remotely and focused on getting the work done. However a lot of sales/opportunities for growth were discovered in informal coffee/lunch sessions with clients. I wonder how are all of you engaging with clients in a remote set up. Would love to hear everyone’s experiences..
401k rollover question — has anyone rolled over their 401k to their Roth IRA instead of a traditional IRA. or new company 401k? Can you explain your strategy here?
Just downgraded CSR to freedom. About to apply to CSP for the 100k bonus. Anyone know how long I need to wait to get the bonus for CSP while my transfer to Freedom happens? I meet the 48 month reward bonus requirement.
Has anyone sponsored a child through Compassion International (or other charity)? What was your experience? I’ve always wanted to sponsor a child but want to make sure that donation is being used for right place/making direct impact to child’s life
Hi all! For an experienced hire as a Human Capital Consultant at Deloitte, what should I expect the salary/sign-on bonus to be at a MCOL city? I have approx. 3.5 YOE (non-consulting), MBA and MS degree (non target school) and also SHRM certified (which is probably irrelevant for the role but thought I’d share anyways). Already did my research but the range is kind of all over the place for experienced hires so just want to have a ballpark. Thanks!
What percentage of net income should be monthly mortgage? Is it safe to go till 60% for a couple with 4 month old kid? I am in the Bay Area California, looking to buy a house.
In house lawyers for global companies: do you expect your international travel to rebound - ever? I am at a firm where I practice in government enforcement and investigations, and I always saw myself going in house to do this work and travel abroad frequently. Are those days gone because of zoom?
Which firms have the fastest career path outside of MBB and T2? I know those are up or out and they must be fast. But are there other firms that are known for promoting quickly? What is the average years to partner at your firm?
Any non-gendered soccer leagues in Brooklyn devoid of bro-culture I can join? In or around Williamsburg preferable.
If I moved from EY Business Consulting to AlixPartners Enterprise Improvement would my exit opportunities 5+ down the road be much different? AlixPartners is appealing because of the smaller firm feel, more focused line of work, and substantially better pay. I am being siloed into a work stream I don’t care for at EY and pay raises/bonuses have been below par compared to what I am hearing from contacts at other firms.
This fight has gotten real! I’ve been offered a job, advertised as remote, but they want to have a blended program with teachers on campus. Small school, 10-15 to a class... maybe, masks ( I’ll have to ask if they’re mandatory), distancing and a continuous cleaning staff. Sounds great but I’m 62 with 5 underlying conditions! Have to negotiate a contract Monday... I’m hoping I’ll be able to work on-line as NV is one of the growing hotspots in this Pandemic!
Started with a new project and a colleague uses the word ‘cock blocker’ a lot but only within the internal team. Is this word professionally acceptable? If not how do I tell him?
Anyone else really pack on the pounds during work from home? I really blew up - probably gained 40-45 pounds. I feel so bloated and sluggish all the time and none of my clothes fit anymore. I hope I’m not alone.
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