How do you manage to keep a straight face in front of clients? Sometimes during interviews they’ll say something ridiculous or funny. I’m pretty junior and want to appear as professional as possible
Would it be rude to do work in between campus visit sessions (info session, campus tour, class visit, etc.)? I feel like I can’t ignore the client but I also have to respect the school
BDO, Grant Thornton, RSM folks...etc why do y'all always talk down on big 4 and try to act like you have the best work life balance and y'll are so much better??
I was told that severance would be 1 months pay for every year at the agency. Just found out when they did layoffs recently they only gave 1 week for every year. Is that negotiable?!
How do you all think about allocating space to different work experiences in resume. 2 years at MBB post mba and 5 years in finance and tech prior to mba. I currently have 60-70% work experience section devoted to my work post MBA and the rest prior to MBA even. Does that seem reasonable? Just got into recruiting game and trying to understand best practices
How do you show your Oneworld status for lounge access/priority boarding abroad? My United app shows my Star Alliance status but don't see anything similar in AA app.
Tip for someone that can’t take time off after school to study for the CPA. How did u balance work and studying at the same time? Any studying tips?
Finance peeps question: How do you convert annual salary to a freelance rate, what’s the formula for billable hours per year/hourly rate $$?
When it comes to layoffs do you think parents are considered safe because they have mouths to feed or it doesn’t matter?
Interviewing for a start up with series B funding. It seems that they are looking for an entry level employee. How to take the interview and say I don’t want entry level? Worry being salary - I believe I can bring lot to the table
Couple months into a new FT gig. Love most of my team. Cannot stand my partner (did not meet them during the interview process, big mistake). I’m bored more often than I’m busy and going stir crazy...
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.
For people working at non Big 4 firms how easy is it to move into advisory or consulting practice? Do regional firms (not mid tier) even have an established advisory/consulting practice?
Do you discuss fee for interview assignment? If so how to you bring it up? I’m having to do a whole campaign strategy, moodboard and logo creation and wary of the amount of free work upfront. But also don’t want to ruin my chance of getting the job.
Those of us that have been through the 2008 downturn can help those who were still in school by sharing personal lessons learned. Let’s pool together our experiences here so everyone can benefit.
How would you go about finding a sales mentor? Not sure where to start, and who would be a good choice (e.g. sales influencers).
I literally don’t know what to do with my career. I don’t hate tax but I’m also not passionate about it. I could go back to school and study something I like, but I don’t want to incur college debt. For those who have changed career, what’s the thought process that finally led you to such decisions?