Current senior graduating in December 21. Go to a complete non-target but have multiple experiences at well known companies/banks on my resume. Current intern at a very well known tech company in their consulting arm… but have had zero luck on applications. Denied by big 4 through the top 10 for entry level development programs, BA, and associate roles. Had great connections a year ago, but since, they’ve all moved to industry…. What would you do?
Anyone switch firms among the big 4 and felt you were performing exceedingly well, even though you didn’t really doing anything different in your previous big 4 firm to begin with? Want to understand if its the firm rather than the individual sometimes.
Current S3 in TT (m&a tax). JD/LLM. I'm looking to switch to another big 4. Would it be nuts to aim for 200k + 30k signing bonus to switch?
Attending Appalachian State University for athletic reasons as I played baseball here. Will finish my degree in Supply Chain Management in December. I want to break into consulting in the supply chain and operations sector in NYC. I would love to connect with anyone in Big 4 - Deloitte , KPMG, PwC, EY and MBB to get some insight on the college recruiting cycle coming up. Currently have a 3.81 GPA, family startup company experience, and restaurant industry experience.
boutique vs. big 4 vs. MBB? Pros and cons.
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?
Received an offer from a similar practice at another Big 4, including promo. Who do I speak to at EY to see if they’ll match salary/bonus and some promise of making agile promo? Counselor? CCL Partner? HR? Head of my (small) practice? Partner I work with most closely?
Does anyone have any insights about Anderson tax ? What will be a reason for me not to go from big 4 to Anderson if I’m getting 25% increase in pay ?
FYI - you should still get 401k match from your old company if you leave in first few months of new year. Heard differently on this app, but left B4 in Jan and still got employer match in Feb for 2019
Is traveling ever coming back to B4 advisory?
I see a lot of Big 4 consultants romanticize strategy work on this forum, but are there any other MBB consultants that don't like strategy? Personally haven't enjoyed the strategy work I've done
How should you respond to a LinkedIn recruiter when the time isn’t right but you don’t want to burn a bridge? I just started at McKinsey a few months ago and a Big 4 recruiter reached out, now is not the right time to move but I’m not sure what the future holds and don’t want to completely ignore someone either
Any chance of getting into M7 MBA directly from mid-tier FDD? I did 2 years in big 4 audit (including promotion) before making the transfer. End goal is IB.
Why are the Big 4 considered to be the best places to work and best consulting firms? Other than prestige and brand I don’t understand why they’re consistently rated and regarded so highly
Have those laid off this past year from the Big 4 had any luck landing new jobs? I had a great career but now can’t get the time of day. I am tired of faking enthusiasm that I lost months ago.
Any idea on what lifestyle looks like for Principal/ Director levels at KKR Capstone? Someone reached out for a role and I’ve honestly never considered PE Ops because of my perception that WLB will be worse than MBB.
I work at a boutique (currently ~14 bankers and 10 back office roles). Joined in august. Since august, 3 senior bankers (MD / VP) 1 HR director, and now 2 analysts have left for great opportunities. To be honest I’m happy and like my role, plus it’s too early to think about switching firms already. I am now the only analyst left, we have another one joining in January. Any advice on how I can leverage this for comp discussions at the end of the year?
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.
(Word wall idea...) Hey, y'all! Wishing you lots of peace with however your school year begins after all of THAT! I'm changing classroom themes this year, and thinking to try a more interactive, velcro word wall. Our word wall is just...there. I want to make flip chart stories for Language that include blank velcro spaces for our words, so that the kids see me pull and use them in read aloud examples. Anyone else tried this? I'm hoping for durability through weekly use, here...
Need honest review of WNS global. Have received an offer from them for assistant manager analytics . 3.5 yoe in pharma consulting and analytics. Currently working in novartis as a senior analyst.WNS Global Services
Is it possible to use the Amex gift cards (Cathy cash, applause awards) to trade in a brokerage account? I'm guessing the answer is no. Curious if anyone has made it work.
Does anyone have any experience with schellman? I had never heard of them and a recruiter reached out. From what I’ve read on Glassdoor the pay and benefits are very good (10% 401k match, health/dental insurance covered by the company)
Looking to specialize in privacy and was considering getting the CIPP/CIPM/CIPT. I already have my CISSP and CISA. Is it worth it?
Received offer of 92.5k and no signing bonus for GPS Consultant. Had spoken with recruiter about 95k before interviews and have heard of many others receiving 5-10k signing bonus. Should I push for both or just salary? How should I ask for signing bonus specifically?
What is the appraisal cycle in IBM? How much hike one should expect in GBS for Salesforce skill? Also, I have joined at 20LPA+ 3 joining in Jan 2021, whereas one of my friend with same experience joined with 27LPA+3 joining bonus. Can I ask for correction in next appraisal cycle?
FAANG or PE Ops. I currently am in PE Ops consulting but have an offer from Amazon. Any ideas on what would provide more job security? Trying to decide if I should make a jump to FAANG
What are some company/job options for someone from Europe’s moving to the US with an ACCA qualification? Interested in tax but open to other services lines.
What are you doing with your portfolio with the upcoming election? 1. Selling some stocks and clearing up powder to get the best deals 2. Holding what I have and DCA as always 3. Selling everything as I think it's going to blow up like 2008 Also indicate your typical investment horizon.
How do y'all approach a kid kicking the back of your seat on a flight without sounding like a dick to the parents?
Something I’m struggling with as it relates to the rise of the “Karens”. I get it, Karens suck and are very real but why is it that women always have to deal with this kind of stereotype? Men, especially Trumpian white men, are just as bad about their own privilege. Maybe they handle it differently or maybe people are less inclined to record them? I don’t know. But somehow it feels like yet another divide between women. Just wish we could make it less about gender and more about privilege.
It has arrived!
Would PE recruiters value a CFA qualification for strategy consultants looking to pivot into PE?
Anyone working in Grant Thornton? Want to know how good is the health insurance and 401k
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?
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