Does MBB have a strong presence in the DC area?
Which non-SWE roles are worth it at FAANG in terms of pay? Will any pay better than MBB?
has anyone ever interned as KPMG’s Lighthouse Data Engineer and Developer? I’m trying to find out how the work is and if there’s a wide range of exit opportunities. Would you recommend starting off at B4 or just work at a tech comp? KPMG
Been in MBB for about six month, I can’t seem to get use to the 65-70 hr work weeks 😣 even an easy day leaves me exhausted. Anyone else feel this way?
6 YoE in digital marketing, + 2 in business + Master's (not MBA). Not super technical, but I'm a functional subject matter expert (easily top 5% in North America, probably higher) in one DM field. I want to work at MBB and now seems like a really good time to give a try. What level should I aim for? Associate? How much time should I spend practicing cases before applying? Any specific areas to make sure I upskill to check the right box? Any tips on how to make it work?
Poll: When will the Big 4: A) reopen offices B) have mandatory return to office Please include your city in your post.
Anyone that’s jumped from the D to MBB, I am curious how different the work is? I love my team, project city, but I’m not interested in the project. How much better is the work at MBB at analyst lvl?
Hi fellow EA fish 🐟🐠🐡 I’m hoping to make comp comparisons between MBB and the Big 4 since Glassdoor and other websites aren’t that accurate. Please feel free to DM!
Does it bother you that the job market is so faddish? When I left college (pre-crisis) most wanted to work for a bank or MBB. Now all I hear about is FANG (but mostly G) and startups.
Any insights on Protiviti’s data and analytics space? and also on so called ‘WLB’? 9years in analytics in Big 4 and looking to switch if that helps.
How difficult is it to be counseled out at Big 4 firms? Is it common or do you really have to mess up? Are any of the firms more cutthroat than the others?
What is it like working in Transaction Advisory at a firm like Alvarez and Marsal versus a B4 firm? What would be the pros/cons career wise?
Time for a come to Jesus moment... Think about this from a timeline perspective Which B is which in MBB? It's time we do a double click into this What's harder to get into than Harvard? WWG1WGA, but let's not boil the ocean Q
Anyone from Minneapolis? What’s the average pay outside big 4 for someone who has 4 years of audit experience?
Anyone left kpmg to join another big 4 at manager level? Did you give 2 weeks to transition clients or were you asked to give up your laptop asap since your joining a competitor?
Have been pinged for a possible role as Director of Operations at a promising looking startup with a 50%% pay increase & equity. It looks like an amazing opportunity.. but my husband and I have just started trying for our first kid, and I'm not sure about leaving the stability and benefits of Big 4, even though I feel like I have run out of career growth here. Has anyone changed jobs at a similar point, or worked at a startup as a new mom, that might be able to share perspective or opinions?
https://fortune.com/best-companies/2020/ 25 - EY 31 - Slalom 32 - KPMG 36 - PWC 41 - Accenture 45 - Deloitte 46 - West Monroe . . . 69 - Bain ESKPADW (the W is silent) is the new MBB?
For those who interview what do y’all look for in your interviewees? I feel like when I ever interview for a technical role they’re looking for skills and experience first. But when I interview for a S&O/ functional role they’re looking for more fit, personality, and culture? Though i’m just at the SC level I’m probably wrong.
Who still goes to firm happy hours? Raise your hand because I do NOT want to go today and could use convincing otherwise
Stay or go? 3rd year associate 65k salary or go to unrelated industry fp&a focused more towards analytics for 85k
What’s an appropriate hourly rate for Associate Creative Director - Art in a big Pharma Ad Agency? Contractor, paid by the hour, 10+ years experience (not pharma specific) NYC. Thank you! I’m concerned I’m being underpaid.
I’m done trying to compensate for a broken system. I know it means that the kids will suffer from a substandard education, but as long as they think we will pick up the slack it will never change.
Pros vs cons to EY TAS OTS vs EY Advisory PI? (e.g., salary, schedule, complexity/variety of work (i.e., which is more interesting), caliber of coworkers, development opportunities, career timeline?
What are some of the questions to ask your future reporting manager? Position offered and this call is scheduled before joining. Any suggestions. Thanks
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Are industry exit opportunities at the SM level much better than at the M level? Tired of the consulting lifestyle but only 1-2 yrs away from making SM most likely. Worthwhile to stay a bit longer?
Should I fly American or Virgin from BOS to London next month? Timing and price are all the same. No status on either airline so I’m in economy. ✈️✈️✈️✈️✈️
So, work from home, mindless spreadsheet work, no more meetings today. Acceptable to have a beer or two while I slog through?
Completely bombed an interview yesterday, and I’m ok with that. I realized how wildly unprepared I was and how I can make it better for the next ones I have lined up! It’s ok to fail and learn from mistakes. Also my kids were running around in the background so hopefully that wasn’t the reason 🤣
Analysts who left in their 1st year either (voluntarily or laid off) where did you end up and how long did it take you? Consulting isn't for me and I'm obviously only eligible for entry level roles
What are some tips for interview prep? I’m looking for a senior accounting advisory position at b4. Thanks!
How do you deal with a difficult client? Especially when it feels like they're never going to budge and/or have very unrealistic expectations..
For those teleworking due to COVID, when did you announce your pregnancy at work? I’m worried I’ll be passed over for opportunities.
Pregnant with my second and my oldest will be 23 months when baby 2 arrives. What do I need to get with a second (second monitor, double stroller, what else?) TIA!
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