Calling for all MBA alums who pivoted from finance (IB PE) to tech (big tech PM or Venture or start up). Do you regret making the switch? What lessons have you learned along the way? Any tips for people who are also making the similar transition? Thanks!
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
Hey folks, my firm is giving us $1k to spend on professional development but I have to spend it by end of year. Any suggestions on where & how to spend it to better improve my chances of an MBA? Thanks! Potentially considering: public speaking, business courses, social impact conferences, French lessons, etc. Thank you!
Working in Europe temporarily. Have an option to do Executive MBA, it’s around 70-90k Euros for an year. Another option I have is doing part time PhD in Management. It’s around 35-40k Euros for 4 years. Any thoughts on which one would be more useful? Currently work in a T2 in their digital practice. Had plans of shifting to MBB 3-4 years back but lost interest after
Prepping for AWS Cloud Practitioner cert. Any suggested on sample test questions that best represent the exam?
Chicago Exp hire in DC: 145k base for SC without MBA; Master from non target school. 5 yrs in consulting? Average?
Has anyone ever had a fundamental difference in opinion with their SO on something important to them? E.g. Getting my MBA is important to me but he sees it as a childish dream. Thoughts?
Does EY provide MBA tuition reimbursement? If so is it a specific department, division, etc. or throughout the organization and how much?
Any fishes that did PMO consulting and exited to industry? What kind of exit opportunities are available at SC and M level? How much was your salary hike? MBA here with 2+ years of consulting experience.
I work in a Rep Services Call Center for an Insurance/ Investment Company. Currently I'm pursuing my MBA at Western Governors University and I plan to get my Series 7 after my MBA so I can get out of the Call Center and advance my career. I'm looking for some advice / guidance/ideas for growth opportunities from here. I'd like to hear about good experiences and bad experiences people have had in this industry, where did you start, how did you grow from there, what licenses do you have, ect.
Immigration 🐠 - If I have an I140, how difficult is it to get an F1 visa to pursue an MBA? After the MBA, should I go through the H1B lottery process again? What happens to my spot in the GC queue?
Thoughts on CCSP cert (ISC2) value to maturing cybersecurity brand for career vs CSP vendor certs (e.g., MCSE Azure Sec, AWS CCP/CSA, GCP CSE)?
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
I'm a senior finance major planning to take the CISA instead of the CFA/CPA so I can get to manager. What are the best CISA prep programs/books for a non-IT major?
Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities
Why do MBA hires make so much for only 2 additional years of courses? Even when looking at the classes, it doesn't seem like anything crazy you couldnt learn from some other avenue?
Better to be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond for MBA apps (I.e. superstar at B4 or mediocre/below average at MBB; metaphorically speaking ofc, ik the B4 is technically bigger in terms of size but you understand the point in terms of competitiveness)?
If coming from consulting, how many years of work experience is needed to not have it be a liability in MBA apps?
Applying to MBA for fall 2023 intake. 3.65 GPA from T-20 (econ major). My GRE is 328 (169 V, 159 Q). Quant was 70th %ile so aiming to supplement. Have As/Bs for math/econ courses and an A in Corp Fin from JHU. Not looking to retake GRE — any recs on how to supplement the low quant? How are MBAMath or HBS CORe for admission? Thanks!
Anyone taking the CISA tomorrow?
Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap
Does anyone work in the alternative investments space (tax accounting) ? What’s the compensation like ?
Should I be worried that my 401k YTD return is only 4.13%? Not sure how accurate that number is, if it is....pls help 🥲
In crisis mode about being let go or get fired and stupid things I told my Partner. Can I DM someone?
What are some scenarios that would cause the USCIS to deny someone’s H1B after being selected in the lottery?
Would anyone recommend any recruiters or head hunters you have used for exit opportunities
Would you ever ask an interviewer “what do you consider my weaknesses as a potential candidate?” Or something of that nature? I’ve been advised to ask it before and am curious. Of course this will be an opportunity to “defend” yourself or highlight your strengths, or propose what you’re doing to improve in those areas. Interested in some other perspective as I have a final interview later this week
I have a doctors note for diagnosis with depression and anxiety. Can I get extra time on my CPA exam?
Conference call bingo - my board is almost full and it’s only day one wfh and the work day is still young 😅
Can someone explain how they prioritize IRA after hitting the income limit so it is no longer tax deductible? I believe it becomes lower priority than HSA and 401k. Thanks!
Wokewashing fading out? I work for a Publicis Groupe agency that went hard to promote DE&I and pushing diversity hiring goals last year. I was optimistic but all the big talk has subsided significantly since the summer. Anyone else feelings or seeing this at your agency?
Joining KPMG as an intern in healthcare advisory practice. Considering that I am in a MHA program (healthcare administration) any way to leverage to receive an offer as a senior associate?
Deloitte OCM laid off consultants and analysts. A recruiter contacted me about a position that listed Deloitte OCM methodology and ChangeScout experience as a plus. It is a contractor to hire position that can be remote now and into the future. The rate is too low for me and it seems@more on target at the analyst to SC level. DM me for Deets.
Okay I’m going to say it if hasn’t been said before: I want the option to go back to the office now. I get some of you have kids or prefer wfh but I can’t stand it. I hate being cramped up and some people also live with toxic family members. We should make it optional for those who want/need to come back
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