Are MBB’s really the most prestigious firms? What’s the stereotype in the industries? Are their exit opportunities that amazing? Does office location matter- better prestige? So many questions man..
People who’ve left MBB/consulting for FAANG: Is it everything you thought it would be? Better or worse how?
US - does any MBB have plans for an office in Indianapolis? Seems like a good base of clients and I’m considering mid-sized cities longer term, but want to stay on consulting path.
B4 manager interviewing with MBB. Possible to join MBB at mgr level or is it more typical to go down one level?
Who do you think would have the most influence / power: 1) Top senior partner at MBB 2) Top investment banker (eg Frank Quattrone) 3) Manager of ~$10B hedge fund (eg Bill Ackman)
Okay… all kidding aside, is there anything positive about KPMG? The internet and social media makes fun of them. My leadership makes fun of them. Other big 4 friends make fun of them. MBB makes fun of them. Do they do that bad of a job + have that many shady things going on?
Hi all! I’m talking to someone tomorrow on the team for a role I’m super keen on. Luckily enough (not sure If this is good timing) when I reached out to them a few weeks ago and confirmed the time for us to connect, a job in their area opened up a few days later. I’m super keen on trying to push my application and ask about the role (already applied but without a referral :() How would you approach the conversation? I’m a little intimidated since it’s at a hot tech company and they’re MBB.
Fellow 🐠 in MBB - there is a belief in a few consultants that being a part of MBB is the main goal at any cost. Being on the inside and having seen, through this application or your networks, what other firms do, do you think this belief is healthy? Would you consider your work to be just as enjoyable at another firm? If not, where do you think other firms fall shy of the MBB.
If I took a part time MBA program, can I still campus recruit for a summer role at MBB, Big 4, FAANG, etc?
Is Seattle a good city for management consulting opportunities? For companies like MBB, LEK, Kearney and Accenture.
Wow. McKinsey, which has the biggest public sector presence of the MBB, really hasn't been doing too hot at all in the sector. Its presence is tiny and it's gotten even smaller. Meanwhile it's bungling whatever opportunities it's getting. https://www.propublica.org/article/how-mckinsey-is-making-100-million-and-counting-advising-on-the-governments-bumbling-coronavirus-response
How do you pay for an MBA/justify the cost if you don’t exit into IB/PE/MBB/Tech? Is there anyone that go to an M7 that isn’t trying to get into one of the above and also doesn’t come from a wealthy background? i.e going into marketing to CPG, how much does that pay post-MBA?
Do you think it’s better to go to immediately go a firm that’s beyond your skillset or work your way up to that firm? For example, going to a T2 firm as an experienced hire having never done consulting without or starting at a smaller consulting firm and then going to T2/MBB?
Quick Q for y’all. Im having trouble finding cases that match the level of difficulty that I experienced in my BCG interview. Anyone know of a good repository for MBB level cases ?
MBB recruiter said I'd hear about my application (whether or not I'd get an interview) by today. haven't heard a word - what should I do? I'm thinking of sending a gentle reminder tomorrow morning, but definitely don't want to look pushy
Deloitte summer scholars who were given BTA offers: numbers were 80 base 14.5 signing. There better be one hell of a bump coming my way when I get my M comp statement in 2 weeks
Has anyone taken a sabbatical before? Whether it’s to travel or work in something for fun? How bad of an idea is it in the long run..
Looking to move to New York. What are some neighborhoods I should check out with a good balance of culture, nice apartments, convenience, food, etc? (Large 1 br/bath under $3600)
Applying for NYU One Year Tech MBA for May 2021 start. I’m currently making 120k. I can probably hit 200k in 5 years but I’m also 34. Is it worth it to get my MBA and pay 140k to work at MBB or FAANG?
Forget Glassdoor. The government publicly reports the salaries of H1B visa employees. http://h1bdata.info/index.php?em=&job=&city=&year=All
Senior Manager (SM1/SM2) salary at EY OTS TAS?
Received MBB offer, which I’m very grateful for. I have a medical degree with some work experience. I want to stay in healthcare. I like pharma/biotech, provider systems but also early stage healthcare investing. Certainly open to consulting long term. Few Qs: is the promotion pipeline any different for advanced degree folks? What sort of exit opps would be available to someone like me post MBB? Would my skill set/knowledge base be uniquely sought after, or not really? Thank you for your help!
I work full time in a (foreign) country where employees are protected pretty well. Our agency lost clients and they need to lay people off. I’m on that list too. They are convincing us to accept a voluntary resignation with 5 months of salary. I can refuse (law will protect me) and stay on but I have barely any billable work to do and of course this will create some toxic relationships with management. (CONT)
In the final round of interview with a San Fran startup that’s about to go IPO... but I know I’d be also giving up lots of the structures & project flexibility & diversity offered here at big 4. What rationale would you use to make a decision?
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What are the Big4 Advisory Director/Senior Manager salary ranges for Procurement/Coupa/iValua/Ariba?
Experienced SM at Deloitte, interviewing at Slalom this week. What is the equivalent level for a Deloitte SM at Slalom? Any thoughts on haggling position/salary...seems to “gap” with my skill set
Best exit opps out of MBA programs? Why is everyone so obsessed with MBB or PE? What are some other high paying opps with better WLB that are fun as well?
Senior Black Leaders : where are y’all right now? Please speak up and use your positional power to affect systemic change in these consulting firms for us. Stop being afraid of losing white approval and raise your voice for the rest of us. This is the time.
Joined a big 4 late in my career at 35 as a SA. On track to make M next year. Would making Partner even be possible or worth it with the mandatory retirement age?
Interview in 3 hours and have never felt so unprepared. I’m immensely unprepared for the technical portion. Feel like I’m walking into a trap where I’m about to epically embarrass myself.
Anyone work in San Diego willing to help a B4 senior consultant out with a referral? Have lots of implementation, biz analyst and managerial background. Really want to move to SD
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