We are set to fly to India from San Francisco in less than a week. With what is in the news for Omicron, we’re really nervous with all the travel restrictions and cases on the rise. Anyone also traveling to India? Anything we should know? Are we better off postponing? I’ve already had COVID once so I think all this just fuels my anxiety around COVID.
Can McKC tenured folks call out some perks & benefits of our organisation, which a covid hire wouldn’t necessarily be aware of? For eg: I didn’t know till last week that we have something called as team event budget (750/- per head per month) which can also be utilised to expense online learning/cert if you don’t utilise for team events.
Thoughts on under reporting hours? I’m an analyst and report 45 hrs/week regardless of hours worked to ‘help the team with budgeting’. It impacts my utilization but not sure if that’s just the consulting way?
Was due for a laptop upgrade this month snd usually get the first email around 6 months earlier. In light of COVID, anybody know the approx. delay?
Please stop sending me invites to join Fishbowl. I'm already here and I feel my utilization dropping rapidly!
So he tested positive days before the debate. Then miraculously tested negative. Then days after, he tested positive again and ended up in the hospital. After the fact, in his town hall with Savannah Guthrie, he said he never tested positive until *after* the debate. I’m sure it was all totally above board… and naturally, Trump says Meadow’s claim is fake news. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/01/trump-tested-positive-covid-before-biden-debate-chief-staff-mark-meadows-book
First year BTS TCI, started in June 2019 and have 65% CS utilization so far. How worried should I be?
Hey 🐟, flying out in a few days to see parents. Two 3 hour flights. Any recommendations to best avoid possible contact with covid besides mask and carrying sanitizer wipes?
Anyone know a good method of showing dollars saved by increasing (rail) fleet utilization?
What’s been the most efficient way to reach out to students at HBS or GSB? I believe they don’t have formal student ambassadors like most schools but did notice they had contacts for clubs. Just seeing what others may have utilized.
Just started in consulting 2 weeks ago don’t really know what’s going on , which way to turn or hoe to prepare myself. The people seek nice but haven’t step foot in the building to meet anyone in person due to covid so it’s hard to truly tell. Haven’t been on an engagement yet just lost
How did AT Kearney handle full time offers for their summer 2019 interns given covid19? Did they rescind/postpone any offers?
While a property is under contract, is it okay to increase my credit utilization from 18% to 25%, or should I make sure the percentages stay the same? I had some unexpected car expenses pop up and I didn't want to use cash to cover them before closing.
Is there an appropriate way to convey high chargeability on your resume? My firm doesn’t provide quantitative rankings as far as reviews go, but my utilization is 30% higher than the average so I’m trying to figure out how to convey that as an indicator of high performance
McK folks - how is your performance evaluated ? I've heard McK does not use utilization as a metric. True?
For those that lost their sense of taste after testing positive for Covid, how long did it take to get it back?
How much utilization is "too much" utilization?
How much of a salary increase (%) is standard or expected when switching consulting firms for a similar level / role? Currently at 150K and was offered 170K (13% increase) — obviously the total package needs to be considered but the base salary is arguably the most important factor. Appreciate your thoughts & any advice!
Ayy got an RPU for Christmas! Makes the flight back to client site this week suck that much less
Considering stacking on the Venture X since it pays for itself. Only thing causing me to hold out is the minimum spend. 100k points for 10k is a lot of money for a pretty low earning rate. Do you think they'll give a bigger offer or lower the minimum spend?
Can a women serving maternity can continue to work from home for 6 more months after her maternity break in deloitte? Considering deloitte is expecting employees to return back to office.
Since we’ve all been working from home for months now, what’s the best office chair out that y’all are using for our long work from home hours? Looking to invest in a better one than my ~$150 one from Amazon.
Anyone switch to MBB from big 4?
How sad is your life, if the biggest reason to move into an apartment alone is to avoid wearing pants on wfh and weekends.
Does PHR certification help in India, as this is globally recognised how much valuable is this currently in indian job market. Do we got some good offers or its another certificate just to add to CV after so much of investment & time I don't want to get this wasted !! Need suggestions ??
Does anyone work in the internal tax groups for the big 4 or midsize. Can anyone give me some insight.
Interviewed with Salesforce for Healthcare Solution Architect Role. I have around 13 years of CRM Functional, Techno- Functional experience with over 7 yoe in Salesforce and 6 yoe in Siebel. What Compensation figures should I be targeting?
Best way to ask for raise without making it seem like an ultimatum, don't have any offers lined up / haven't put in any substantial effort to get offers.
What is the average salary right now for an experienced associate moving into a senior role? I’ve got offers from RSM, SSF, CohnReznick, and Grant Thornton. I know the market is hot right now, how hard should I push to get a high paying salary? Also, what is a good sign on bonus?
What are the current signing bonus claw back periods at each of the b4? I think PwC is around 3 months only but I’ve heard EY is up to 2 years?
Is the interview process to get into IBD harder or easier than top consulting firms like BCG/McKinsey/Bain? Where do the truly smart people work nowadays?
Anyone here exit PwC? Do you know if they honor 2 week notices? What were things you did to maximize your benefits prior to your last day?
Best places to stay in Johannesburg or Cape Town? Planning on doing a 8-9 day trip. Will have about 600K Marriott points after the merger.
Experienced 🐟 - please help me out. What's the best way to transition to a business operations/ sales operations role in a Technology/ Internet company from Big 4 management consulting? What kind of projects to target? What are the resources I can use to get myself familiar with what those roles might entail?
I am amazed by the ideas people come up with https://scitechdaily.com/face-mask-with-anti-viral-layer-to-deactivate-covid-19-virus/
Hello! I was promoted to a TA Ops Specialist and previously was a Recruiting Coordinator for two years. I found a passion for the systems/process side of HR and am eager and excited to continue this path. For anyone on this side of HR, I’d love to hear any career advice you have for pursuing HRIS/Talent Operations. Are there any hot HR systems you think someone should have under their belt? What is your current title/YOE/location/pay? Thanks!
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