Anyone here who made the exit from Big 4/MBB consulting to a VC? If so, I’d love to hear about how the experience is so far. (Not to mention the WLB and comp!) I’m considering a career change but have no one in my network I can go to for insights. Thx! 🙏🏾
Is it cheaper for a company to push employees (50) out of a department or to pay them all workers comp? I'm thinking push.
Been looking at LinkedIn profiles for the acct/finance staff for a client. Many of them have B4 experience, but they all seem like they're doing dead end work. Makes me re-think exit ops. Advice?
Mamas, have you asked for a roll off or less responsibilities on your current project due to pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness? My client is so critical and demanding it’s caused me to have stress hives and panic attacks. I don’t think I can do my role well pregnant and don’t want the stress to cause the baby harm.
Left public accounting as an Audit Manager to take a Controller position in private. Realizing I don’t want to get stuck in a Controller position LT and would like to possibly be in FP&A if I stayed in private. Have always had an interest in FDD and I am considering leaving private for FDD. Any thoughts on this potential move & if it would improve my chances of getting into FP&A later on?
I’m looking for a new role in NYC. I have a feeling more layoffs are imminent at my current agency. Ideally, the role would be client facing, incorporate content creation, pay at least $90K and be located within an office known for its company culture. Reply if you have any leads. Thanks!
I am looking for moving forward in my career. My background is as follows: - bachelors in environmental health and safety engineering (EHS) - masters in safety sciences 6.5 years work experience - worked in distribution in EHS for a year - worked in EHS Consulting for 3 years - currently working in insurance consulting in risk management Want to get opinions on next move. Living in TX now. Insurance pays alright but my last raise was less than inflation rate and salary growth is low.
Has anyone interviewed for the Apple GSM role past the hiring manager round? If yes, would love to discuss about the interview process, the questions, and prep.
Currently in core audit after 2 years and have my CPA. Looking for other jobs and wondering what potential exit ops there are? Have been looking for FPA roles but a lot require specific finance experience. Also, what kind of salary could I expect if I jump to roles like senior accountants?
Fishes - Appreciate any insights on prep for an upcoming interview with Uber for a strategic planning role. Thank you.
Big4: at the same seniority, is total comp higher in management consulting or corporate finance? Specifically at the senior consultant / associate level MC doesn't get bonuses at my firm, but cf do.
Happy NYE everyone! Honestly a bit of a weird question - but I can’t tell if I got a referral for McK or not. I thought I didn’t but I actually might have? Associate partner directed me to a recruiter & then we had a chat recently. How does the referral system for McK work? More details in thread:
Any tips on trying to network and interview while on the road constantly? Trying to exit into strategy & ops roles at startups it’s incredibly hard to network while traveling
Can anyone here refer to a staff position(s) with either the World Bank or Asian Development Bank?
Isn’t the new Deloitte GPS comp model going to piss off high performers and make them leave and make low performers happy and encourage them to stay?
Expecting an offer for an SAE position in the next few days! What salary should I expect and negotiate for? I have 2.5 years experience in account management and live in Chicago
Was reached out to by a Vynamic recruiter Really want to get into healthcare-specific consulting, but would love to move into this space along with a bump. Currently make $120k base ~10k bonus per year with 4.5 YOE. Anyone know of Vynamic’s average comp at the Manager level & if I can expect an increase?
My overdue promotion (PM to Sr PM) is in progress, but processing is taking a while due to company Covid delays. Is it inappropriate to ask my manager what the salary increase will be? (It’s killing me to wait and wonder if it’s lower than I’m expecting)
I recently joined a boutique firm after leaving a Big 4, around a month now, but having second thoughts. Is it bad to Look elsewhere after only a month? I'm not comfortable with how they have treated me regarding some requests and just don't feel at ease. If you know a firm hiring in FS or MC space in general, please help me. Thank you.
What salary (fixed and variable) can I expect at Amazon, Bangalore location for SDE 2 having 9 years of experience. Cleared interview for Big Data Engineer. HR round is pending. CCTC 18 LPA
How much of a value-add are Exec MBAs? I've not come across many of them. Been in IB for 9 years (no MBA) and wonder if it's something I do around the time I try to move up?
Just started seeing someone. When is a good time to talk about the complications of travel, 4 days a week? Needs me some wisdom.
I shop at BR and my client counterpart Shops at BR clearly. Some days we will have on the same shirt.....awkward.
Considering going for the CFE. What was your study plan for it and how long did it take?
When you're forced to work on your vacation...
Client: "let's make a short, high level brief. 4 slides max." SpongeBob narrator voice: "28 slides later..."
Anyone in govt services at MBB willing to chat? Feeling like my experience in GPS/my specific area of expertise is putting me in a niche
Ladies, I love facials and massages but can’t justify a full-blown spa trip even though I’d love one (2022 or whenever Covid threat is minuscule). How did you consider the cost? Are there R&R trips out there with this kind of pampering that won’t break the bank?
Bored in the hotel
Ex-Consulant here that now works for a big name Real Estate Investment Trust. Saw on LinkedIn that EY has an America’s REIT Leader. Didn’t know that much attention was paid to the REIT space. Are there really consulting teams dedicated to the REIT space in the Big 4? Love working for a REIT and would love to jump back to consulting if there were teams dedicated to the industry.
Strategists never get fired. Next to Account. Creative and production are chopped first. To make the insult worse, Strategists get hired faster everywhere. Perceived value is everything.
Why is there an overlap / inverse correlation between salary and designation? For example there are senior consultants making a lot more than managers, and managers making a lot more than SM.
I keep hearing healthcare is a poorly paid industry. What are well paid industries? Cyber seems to be one... what else?
How are folks thinking about permanent life insurance? 45, making let’s say for example (not my exact numbers): $1M per year, not yet vested in pension. Was thinking need to replace the post tax take home, about $550k NPV’ed at 5% to age 55, so that’s like $3.2M. Maybe pension is worth $2.5M so I think that means I should have $5.7 total you want death to have no financial impact. Also was going to do $1M of that in perm w/ LTC rider. Sound right?
Thoughts on using the $1200 check for a mileage run? These cheap airfare tickets are looking 👌.
I think I asked for too low of a salary during initial interviews elsewhere. The recruiter never told me the band either. About to go into second round. Is there still a chance to ask for more?
BCG fish - what is a product manager - pricing role. Got reached out to about an opportunity, but it’s a little unclear what the role entails and what part of the firm it falls under / Reputation
Currently making base salary of 200k in NY, what would be an equivalent salary in Toronto to have the same lifestyle?
43/F traveling solo to Monterey, CA this Friday for a weekend conference. This will be my first vacation in 6 years. I've been to Cannery Row and the aquarium but that's about it. Any recommendations for good restaurants/things to do?
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