Boutique consulting firm vs Big 4, thinking of making the switch to get more structured support and learning... any thoughts? Attrition is rlly high at my firm and project deadlines have been delayed due to resource issues
Considering move from B4 to ACN, with sales experience and managing team of 10+ team under belt. Expect M Or SM at ACN?
Just started as Senior 1 at Big 4…is it normal to not receive any actual training aside from HR-related? Only Senior on my team with a team who is all new to the client. Honestly feeling as though I’m being set up for failure and regretting my choice to switch firms. Any advice?
When you explain to your non-accounting friends what the Big 4 is and they say, "oh sounds like the Ivy League for accounting firms" >>>>
Do B4 have any short-term training/working programs that's easy to get in so i can join and gain experience to get a job at B4 later?
What are the biggest differences between working in big 4 consulting versus working for someone like Bain or McKinsey? Thanks!
I don’t get the whole prestige thing. It seems like everyone is so caught up in it. Even at the most prestigious big 4 firm (Deloitte) people still seem concerned about it on this app.
My husband and I were watching the LuLaRich documentary and he pointed out the the big 4 firms are very similar to MLM pyramid schemes. 😆🤔🧐
I just moved to a foreign country and I am really in need of a job. I applied to a big 4 and spent weeks making it through interviews only to get turned down, because they wanted someone with big 4 experience. How can I get big 4 experience if a big 4 isn’t willing to hire me? I feel defeated.
Does anyone ever get fired from a Big 4? I have a staff that I have no idea how she made it through. Much lower level of performance than even the interns.
Anyone know the implications of having a side tax business while at a big 4? I have done returns in the past but setup an entity for liability protection. If I report it will there be an issue?
Anyone work for a company that went public? What was you’re experience like and how does it compare to B4 in terms of hours, learning, etc.? Did you feel like it opened up opportunities after the fact?
How much does big 4 pay for risk / internal audit for an experienced senior in NYC? Would 90k be on the lower end?
Can staff or seniors refer interns in big 4, or are interns only really hired through campus recruiting?
How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.
Do those from MBB and BB banks have best shot at B School? I rarely hear about T2s and Big 4 getting into m7
Anyone go from a big 4 to a boutique? Pros/cons?
Currently pushing for a promotion and trying to gauge what salary I should be asking for. Any thoughts on starting salaries for senior strategists? Or a typical percentage increase from current?
SO and I moved into a loft style apartment where the walls only go up about 80% of the way (there’s 2 ft gap between the wall and ceiling) this has made co working from home a nightmare, even getting a plate from the kitchen is perfectly audible from the bedroom. The place is awesome otherwise - any creative solutions from other fish in similar situations? Considering this a life lesson…
Client: "let's make a short, high level brief. 4 slides max." SpongeBob narrator voice: "28 slides later..."
List on companies that hire remote workers: Not 100% of their roles are remote, but they have a whole bunch of options across the spectrum divisions.
Recruiter screen - he told me there are two finalists in the running for the role but he likes my background and wants to get me in the running too, if hiring manager is willing. (Cont.)
I am two months short of completing 2 years of service at the current firm. I got a good offer and looking to move. This means I will have to pay back about $6k in joining bonus. Is there anyway I can negotiate this? I have so much overtime work hours that can currently be tracked to about 500+ hours for this year alone. What are somethings I should be aware of when paying back the joining bonus?
Latham LA vs Kirkland LA - which has a better reputation for corporate work in LA (for the purposes of exit options)?
Fellow fishes, has anyone recently gone to India for H1B stamping and used Dropbox service. If you could please shed some light on the processing times and overall process that would be very helpful!
Ah! If the clients ever realize the number of billable hours wasted on making slides just ‘look’ pretty!!!!
So I’ve been a nurse for about a decade ( med-surg, ER, Trauma etc) . A recent law school grad ( didn’t take a bar yet because I am not mentally ready to sit for one). I am currently a Risk Manager at a huge healthcare system and my work overlaps with the hospital’s claims and litigation department. And I am building a network of connections. Medical Malpractice is what I want to focus on later. Where does one start best? Defense? Plaintiff? I heard good things and bad things about both.
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.
End goal: strategy at a large industry player (auto, apparel, etc) Is it more logical to use the mba to jump right into those companies or use the mba to get into Mbb/tier 2 and then jump?
Recently laid off at mid-sized NYC real estate litigation firm (first year associate making $120k before cuts in April, then $112k). I was invited to interview at a small firm and asked salary requirements. Should I give a range or specific number?
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