How difficult is it to be counseled out at Big 4 firms? Is it common or do you really have to mess up? Are any of the firms more cutthroat than the others?
Hi fishes :) Need some suggestions from the PWC peeps. My directorial round with PWC is scheduled for tomorrow. Any suggestions please? What are the probable questions will be? I've asked for 12LPA but they said the budget is 9LPA..I've 6.5yrs of experience as a BA & scrum master (ctc : 6.55 LPA) What do you all suggest? Shall I consider pwc as It's a part of BIG 4 and other facilities and brand-value or capegemini/Cerner india (the pay scale will be higher most probably) Thanks in advance.
I work at a Tier 2 strategy house. Whenever headhunters contact me, it is either for another tier 2, a boutique, or occasionally a tier 1, but never a big 4. Anyone else experience this? Why?
Any partners who switched from B4 to MBB, if so what was your experience and how was the transition? Would you do it again?
What is it like being a partner ? What kind of life do you guys have ? Skill sets that can bring you to the top and things which can break your career ? I am currently a senior and wonder is it worth the grind ? At BIG 3 people become partners in like 10 years or so but big 4 it’s more like 15-17. Would it be worth hustling for it grinding 13 hours days consistently for years to become a partner at like 40-42? PwC Deloitte EY Boston Consulting Group McKinsey & Company
Sacramento Big 4 folks: What is your office culture like? Which is the best Big 4 in town in terms of market power?
4 months in at a B4 deals group. Not enjoying the work my particular group does and eyeing a jump to T2. Do I try now while the job market is hot or wait until around the 1 year mark?
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
Anyone have experience moving from a mid-tier firm to B4? What big differences have you found in work load and stress level if any? Is the switch really worth it. Currently A2 and on track to S1.
What are the exit opportunities for big 4 M&A tax? Any chances to go to investment bank M&A or retiring as a big four partner is the best scenario?
PwC CMAAS offer in hand, but one thing holding me back from accepting at the moment is the work/life balance. I’m transferring from audit. I understand work/life is a little crazy right now in CMAAS. Is this expected to cool down? What were hours like before things got crazy? Better than B4 audit hours? Thanks!
If I don't get fired before the Xmas party I'm safe right? Like they won't fire me after the Xmas party unless I do something else. I figure they would've fired me b4 the party if they were going to
For those in big 4, how much time between accepting an offer and start date have you been able to ask for? Is a month feasible/how should one phrase it? Two weeks just doesn’t feel like enough with this heavy burnout/having to wrap up deals at old firm
Hi. I have a question. In a world where COVID is under control, how would you feel if your companies went back to being fully in the office? But maybe others were adopting a hybrid model- some days remote, some days in the office. Would it make you want to work elsewhere? How important is being able to work remote (at a location of your choice, not at client /travelling) a few days a week to your job satisfaction?
How would you prioritize the following? 100% match 401K up to 6% of salary Traditional IRA Roth IRA HSA ESPP, 15% discount, max contribution 10% of salary Other
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?
How do you guys figure out your spending and saving rates/goals? Obviously there's some common sense rules (max out 401k contributions, don't be so stingy you only start really living when you're old and rich), but do you guys have any advice for a 22 y/o on how to allocate my money in ways that'll maximize happiness over the long run? I want to build good habits early so it's easy to stick to them and would love any tips or advice
How would an attorney working in big law position themselves to become a “super angel” investor?
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
Any good ideas for teaching students about coins? Our first graders have been struggling to master lessons about money.
Can you add parents visiting from India as dependents for our health insurance. Parents want to visit but not sure how to pay for healthcare if something COVID related happens (not sure I can trust India based insurers if something big happens).. any recommendations ? TIA
I know we all love the work from home (or do we?) but does anyone actually miss traveling for their consulting engagements and all the fun that goes along with it? The late nights at the office then the bar and random hookups and excitement and all that? Sure it’s a grind but I think I actually miss it too. Maybe I just miss seeing people at work or seeing people at all. I wonder if we’ll ever get back to that.
How does Stax consulting compare to Big 4 M&A strategy diligence and value creation groups? Regarding work, reputation, etc
I struggle like crazy staying on track for billable hours. I will work 10.5 hours and look back at my day and 6 of it was billable. Tips for doing better about this?? I have minimums to meet and this is not sustainable
CD who decided to try strategy for 1.5 yrs. Was recruited for the role I am in, but really unhappy. The role is not what it seemed and moved from non-health to health for it. Advice on how to go back?
How do people in your company view your digital / agency group (I.e. Deloitte digital, McKinsey digital, Accenture interactive)? I’d say at Accenture, interactive is highly respected and given a lot of attention. Many of our big acquisitions have been in this area as well as some of our coolest projects and credentials. Also as opposed to Accenture strategy where it might be someone’s 5th choice to go to, interactive tends to be people’s first choice given our mkt position
Nyc starting manager salary
Has anyone successfully negotiated the sign-on bonus at PWC Strategy& - Sr. Associate level?
If your visa appointment is auto canceled when you have a Emergency Request ongoing, do we need to reschedule our appointment and raise the EA again? Specifically asking for Indian consulates. Thanks in advance!
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