D folks: when getting a promo, are there two separate raise percentages, one for the promo and one for performance/merit, or is it just one percentage?
Ladies! We hear all the time that women walk a fine line on self-promotion and boasting. What are some ways you’ve effectively promoted your work to clients and leadership?
I’ve been told there’s an opportunity for me in Hong Kong but I have to raise my profile there and have networked with circa 400 people before landing. I have no contacts there yet so don’t even know where to begin. Any advice?
S2 to Senior 1. Base 68900, location Houston. Got a 4. Raise 19% and new base is 83k. I broke into the 80s. Cannot be more happy! Wishing you guys similar happiness!
For the more experienced: If you didn’t get promoted in your promo year, is there a way to appeal it? Assuming an air tight story to support promotion, is this an option? Going from SA->C.
So definitely made it to SA got a 8% raise.. but this is funny, one of my colleague who is an analyst and joined with me and is in the same TDP group got a higher % raise than me w/o the level raise..
Is it possible to raise a family if both parents are in Consulting? I feel our industry does not really support the idea of raising kids while working. This gets more difficult if both parents are in consulting (60+ hours per week, travel, constant pressure to move up, Sales targets, etc.) thoughts? Any good examples out there of working parents in Consulting?
Is it wrong to not want a promotion? Ive been told I’m on track for one soon but I still have sooo much to learn at this level and I don’t feel ready to move up. I am, in fact, terrified of the next step and the responsibilities that come with it. Has anyone turned down a promotion and regretted it? Been glad about it?
On a transcon flight; had my seat fully reclined so that I could actually extend my arms long enough to type on computer. Man behind me asked my to raise my seat so that he could work on his CONT
Of course I’m depressed...my only goal is to pay off my student loans. That is why I worked my ass off for my promotion. I enjoy my job, but that and paying off school feel like the only things I have. Anyone else experience this?
I just need to get this off my chest. I went from insurance defense to workers comp because I like that side of the v. and I thought it would lead to a decent pay raise. I wasn't making market value at ID firm and the firm had no more money to give (sometimes had to wait a week for paychecks to issue due to finance problems). After a year at this new firm, I definitely have my bearings of WC and ask for a raise during my review. That was denied and they had their feedback. After about 6 months..
Cuomo is going to raise our taxes https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-needs-to-raise-taxes-gov-andrew-cuomo-says-11607545030?st
Real talk: anyone ever regret being put on a fast track? I hear arguments that you have less time to adjust end up failing. But you still benefit from the promotion and pocket in cold hard cash. Cont.
My friend lied and said that he was a senior and got senior job at another firm. He's lucky it's in a different city. Can you say 30% raise! He's been there a month already.
I’m moving to San Francisco soon. What are some apartment finding tips you can share? Thank you in advance
On an international flight and I silently judged every person who did not put their bags wheels first 🤔
For MBB consultants, how were your first two years out of UG in terms of building skill set? I know MBB on paper seems great but do you feel you learned significantly more than friends doing a strategy role at a fortune 50 company ?
Looking to exit strategy consulting into a more finance focused role. M&A consulting seems to a natural fit. Can anyone provide guidance on firms to target or overall way to go about this? Thanks
Has anybody from Deloitte on H1b were able to get approval from the firm to file an amendment from Consular Processing to COS due to Covid?
Anyone join EY (TAS) as an SM? If so do you mind sharing how much you were offered/accepted as a signing bonus? Trying to get a sense for what is reasonable to ask for.
Recently joined a financial services company from a big 4. We are an internal consulting group. So we depend on other BUs to give us projects. At the same time we have competition around us. Contd.
Need to create a simple logo for a client project. Can anyone recommend a website or app similar to basic Photoshop for a budget of approximately zero dollars?
I'm 38, burned out from consulting for 15 yrs...have no debt (own my home/no mortgage) and enough savings to live on for ~4 years. Is it stupid to quit and freelance for a bit? Wrong to hope I get laid-off?
Anyone have a Primary Care Provider recommendation under United Healthcare near Culver City? My doc just went out of network
My co workers always called me lazy and stupid for never putting money into my 401k but who’s stupid now?
On my first project as an associate and working remote. How common is it to not have that much to do? The workload is so up and down and I feel bad not doing much that I refresh my email every 2 min
Does anyone else struggle with being on the bench? It's been 4 weeks and it's starting to take a toll on me. How do you cope? Scared of being fired! Being passed over for analysts with more experience
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