Not going into the details but I had a pretty terrible experience with a recruiter from another big 4 recently. I passed the initial SM level screening and the recruiter is supposed to setup interviews. They asked for time a week ago. But given how awful my conversation with the recruiter was I am wondering if I should ask them to schedule the next level interview at all. I’m worried that the recruiter will not be cooperative in the next stages of the interview. Any suggestions?
Looking for input on a career decision. Me: 9 YOE, homegrown manager who is currently doing a stop in industry. I have an offer to return to consulting (M&A). My end game is pure strategy. Do I take the offer or wait for the opportunity to interview for pure strategy? My take is it’s more difficult to lateral the more senior you are in your career.
Hello everyone, I was laid off a few months ago working as a Business Analyst for a well known EHR company. I have been having a pretty rough time getting interviews. For those who wouldn’t mind, may I get some feedback on my resume?
After you’ve connected with a consultant on LinkedIn what’s the best practice for asking someone to give you a practice case? To balance respect someone’s time vs coming off as transactional. Should you first ask for coffee chat, then later a case or can you ask for a case in your first “chat”? I am prepping for MBB interviews but I know consultants work crazy hours so I don’t want to take up more time than necessary - what would you prefer? What is the best practice?
Anyone willing to talk about DigitalBCG practice? Been at IBM for 2 years working as a Business Analyst in our Customer Experience Practice and looking at applying.
Interviewing with a B4 firm for a consulting role. They keep rescheduling (about three times now) the interviews with two PPMD...is this normal? Never had to reschedule this many times before. Already had one interview, but waiting on these next two.
Who are you supposed to put down as references when applying for a new job? I just finished a year at my current firm and want to leave soon, but am unsure on who to list. Thankyou!!!
If after a case study the interviewer says “thanks for your interest” is that just a dead give away you didn’t get it?
Came across a familiar face on linked in... it was a partner at Deloitte that interviewed me on campus and is now a partner at a midsize firm. Why do partners switch if they already bought in?
Completed a few take home case interviews (decks and spreadsheets) on company laptop. Will I run into any legal trouble with my current firm for doing this?
I’ve been asked to interview an engineer for a role at my company. They’ve already had an interview with the hiring manager so what questions should I be asking? I’ve never interviewed an engineer before
Can Slalom Consulting 🐠 provide insight on the S&O interview process? I was advised it would consist of: 1. 1v1 with S&O member 2. Case interview 3. Interview with 1-2 leaders (potential mini cases). How is the process in general? Are the cases difficult?
So I was in an interview/portfolio review yesterday and both of the creative directors said they loved my ideas and they could definitely see them being used in the real world. The only thing was ...
When interviewing how explicit/vague do you need to be in explaining work you've done with, or tangential to, the company you're interviewing with?
Used an excuse Monday for one interview and have another on Friday but feel like I’d be super shady to come up with another “my pipes burst” thing. Do I just take a personal day or other suggestions?
Is Kearney hiring Associates? The careers page states CVs received after June will have interviews in 2022. Western Europe B4 experience mix of strategy and ops. Love public sector 😉
Had interview with company yesterday, told recruiter and interviewer I have other interviews going on. She said they’ll move fast and I’m moving on to next stage. Recruiter was supposed to (cont.)
I have an offer for £62K and no bonus from a boutique. I had my final interview with Deloitte UK today (SC level) and they'll get back to me tomorrow. What are the chances they'll be able to match the offer?
MBB recruiter said I'd hear about my application (whether or not I'd get an interview) by today. haven't heard a word - what should I do? I'm thinking of sending a gentle reminder tomorrow morning, but definitely don't want to look pushy
Was approached by Accenture for a principal role. Any insight on comp? Base/total. Glassdoor gives a pretty wide range of 183-268 base...
Anyone have perspectives on Actinium Pharmaceuticals? Have an interview with them coming up…
Promotion mostly this year. If planning to switch, better to take promotion and then do it cz will be able to negotiate salary according to new base? Will be 2 years in cybersecurity consulting with a Masters. (Had prior 2 years experience out of country in other domain so was not counted earlier). Expected/average pay range?
Thoughts on this mix? I'm 28. This is for my 401K Investing 5% to get employer match.. What do you think: 30% International stock index fund, 20 % S & P 500 index fund, and 50% small/mid cap index fund?
I'm interviewing for a position with a firm that was recently backed by private equity. What questions or concerns should I have while pursuing this posittion?
I left the US last year and now I'm thinking about going back there.. I used only 2.5 years of my H1B. What are my chances of getting a job in the US while I am physically not present in there? How should I communicate that "I'm not on h1b right now but I'm eligible for transfer" to recruiters ? Would appreciate any advice
If youre in tax at a big 4, is that the dream? I’m just wondering what you can transition to
Just paid off my credit card debt that totaled a whopping 5-digits worth! ($XX,XXX) Took 7 months of sacrifice and making better life choices. I never wanna be in debt ever again!
Anyone have any experience with short term disability? Is it tough to get it for mental health reasons?
How is Deloitte with PTO? If I need to take a Thursday/Friday off- do they let me fly back on a Wednesday instead?
Thoughts on Zoom? Did a mistake to buy at $460 right after results. And it has been tanking since that day. Cut losses or hold? Thoughts please? Thanks.
Why can't American Airlines better predict delayed departure times? They changed my flight time forward 90mins, back to on-time, forward an hour, told me it was in air, then cancelled. #frustrated
hey all, i’m 3 years into my career. some decent work produced, some awards (mostly student). after getting laid off last fall and many many applications and emails sent, I’ve decided to spend time and money on a creative PR stunt to get my dream agencies’ attention. I’ve decided I don’t want to settle any longer, and I’m ready to make the jump to the elite. so people that have made it to their dream agencies: when did it happen for you, what made it happen, and was it everything you hoped for?
We usually Venmo our nanny each week. But for holiday bonus, do you all usually give literal cash? Check? Venmo feels like it’s not a physical gift
Are we only allowed to purchase economy tickets for international travel (i.e. World Meetings)? Joined from another firm last year where we were eligible for First Class and not sure about travel policies at SKP... was curious!
It really bothers me that I'll never have the confidence men do, and I think this will impact my career. Things like self-promotion to the right people, being highly confident in my abilities (rather than focusing on risks and mitigations), and just naturally walking into every room like I belong. I know these are not only qualities of men and I can develop them too. I'm just frustrated & venting because it feels like I'm trying so hard just to achieve the same goals. Anyone relate? Any wisdom?
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