How’s the consulting work life balance at Big 4 in Europe Do folks work more than 45 hours through the week and is it normal to have to work on weekends?
Thoughts on internal audit at big 4?
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
For those of you at a big 4 that left for industry, what do you miss (if anything), that you would have liked to "take" with you? Was it hard to move away from the "teaming" aspect and be an individual contributor?
Poll for the group - How common are PIPs at the various Big 4? Is it like the whole bottom 10% of everyone’s group or a once-in-a-while-this-person-is-dumb kind of thing? Have heard of quite a few within my group and wondering if it’s normal or something isn’t quite right.
Hi everyone! I currently have an offer deadline coming up from a big 4, but I am waiting to hear back from Goldman’s CWS department on my Hirevue. Does anyone have any idea how long it takes them to get back to you after the Hirevue?
Working as an audit staff in big 4 shared service centre. It's been 2 years. I really don't like what I do there, also it seems I won't like what I'll be doing there even after becoming senior. Thinking of leaving and joining industry once ACCA qualified. (One more paper left). But people around me discourage that growth potential and earnings in industry are way less compared to public accounting. I know that too but I still want to leave. I'd like to stick to core accounting. Thoughts pls
Got a verbal offer from a big 4 a month ago, discussed salary expectations 3 weeks ago, still no offer letter. Firm has to let me know it should be coming soon. Are these normal timelines?
Anyone have experience moving from a mid-tier firm to B4? What big differences have you found in work load and stress level if any? Is the switch really worth it. Currently A2 and on track to S1.
Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?
4 months in at a B4 deals group. Not enjoying the work my particular group does and eyeing a jump to T2. Do I try now while the job market is hot or wait until around the 1 year mark?
Deloitte is the only company of the big 4 to have a true management consulting shop. The others have advisory shops that they call consulting to be Kool. #BigD
Has anyone here ever left a big 4 graduate scheme early? Were there negative consequences? How was it perceived ? Looking to go into something very different, as big corporate life is not for me..
I am considering switching jobs from Citi Tech Risk to BIG 4 Risk Advisory. What are your thoughts?
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
So I have a rememdial algebra 1 class with 8 kids. I also have 1 hr and 20 mins with them. These kids have done the same subject 1-2 times. Any ideas, resources, or lessons that dont make the class feel repetitive to a prior year?
I have rollover IRA 180K all invested into FXAIX. Any suggestion on different diversity options and percentage I should invest in different options?
How long do you think it’d take to “explore” Chicago? Have opportunity to work remote from US and would love to travel from city to city maybe every year or every 6 months and wondering if a year is enough time to get a good experience out of Chicago
Has anyone rented workout clothes at the Westin before? Thoughts on the quality/cleanliness?
Any good books on how to be liked or get along with others? Looking back in my career, I’ve always had friction my manager and disliked by more than one coworker. It very may well be me and I want to change. I think I have issues with authority and grew up as an only child, if that’s relevant. 30’s F
Is there any coming back to agency life after starting your career on the client side? #askingforafriend FML that friend is me 😨
What's the starting base salary like for Senior Associates at TSG? Anyone willing to share numbers would be much appreciated.
We often talk about European OOO msgs in this group, turns out there are challenges. "As costs ballooned, officials were "stunned" by the French taking a month vacation each summer." www.yahoo.com/news/budget-overruns-culture-clashes-over-121033257.html
How long does it take to get your passport back after successful h1b visa stamping in the Mexico City consulate. Same company. Same position. I’m a Mexican citizen btw. Thanks!
Everyone should openly share their salaries/wages with anyone who wants to know. It only helps other workers and is only bad for companies. Biggest company propaganda was getting the general public to think that’s it’s inappropriate to have salary transparency.
Qualifying for elite status is like the myth of Sisyphus - we spend all year rolling our stone up the hill then it's back to the base. #notevengoldyet
What’s the best credit card to get for a first timer? I just finished undergrad and have never had my own credit card (besides parent). My credit score is 760ish however no established credit history
I’m still trying to process seeing an agency exec well known for dismissing and ignoring POC held up as an exemplary diversity champion for women at the 3% Conference.
Where does ESADE and IE business school rank with respect to other top European mba schools such as LBS, INSEAD, IESE, HEC, Oxford, Cambridge?
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.