Hello everyone. Hope all are doing good. Just had a question if anyone is aware what happens if anyone is on bench for more than 3 months? Do they fire?
Looking to replace all my J. Crew Ludlow dress shirts - any suggestions? Slim fit, tailored shoulder to fit in Ludlow suit jackets, preferably wrinkle-resistant. Trying to stick to similar price point
Hi I’m currently an audit senior at a big 4 and I’ve interviewed a few times for a job at CFGI. I’m curious about the pay structure and how overtime works. Can anyone that works there elaborate on that?
Would love perspective from any MBB people who are or were in similar shoes: Was somehow admitted to the GSB and am trying to figure out whether it makes sense to pursue firm sponsorship. Interested in working in big tech and/or joining a startup, which means some option like Product Management (I studied CS in undergrad) will be permanently off the table if I return to the firm. Would coming back to the firm and exiting as an EM have any value other than saving me a lot of debt?
Can someone please explain to me what it means when people on here make job referral requests?
I thought referrals happen when the person being requested to refer you has personal faith in your talents due to knowing a thing or two about you/what you have to offer.
So then how does it work when strangers on Fishbowl anonymously request referrals from other strangers?
Guess I’m trying to understand how to leverage and use referral requests for myself if needed.
Got perm certification notification last week. Anyone knows how long does it take nowadays to submit i140, 485, 765, and 131 starting from now? I’ve heard it can take 4-5 months just to submit after your notification as they process perm, get a paper version etc. Is this similar to your experience?
Hi this is my first post in this app!
I’m working at Hedge Fund (L/S, Japan stock)
I’d like to ask you guys about your impression about Japanese stock market:
shrinking and boring?
ineffective and lucrative?
too strange to trade?
Thoughts on joining WarnerMedia in the midst of the AT&T divestment and merger with Discovery?
Capgemini continuously sending mail for onboarding, it is compulsary to do onboarding after offer acceptance??? Please share ur experience
My LWD is May 27
Does anyone have a list of companies that actually believe in work-life balance for analysts? I've worked in two places in the last five years, each with a production rate I just cannot keep up with while also having a life.
All I want is a 2BR or large 1BR (900+ sq ft w office/nook) in an area with sidewalks and trees for under $3k. Willing to live a little further outside of the city. Was considering Studio City. What other pockets should I consider?
Any recs for new or under-the-radar finance blogs, books, programs, etc. to read/watch while isolating at home? I think I've read everything on my usuals list. Nothing to do but work more...
When cognizant will start work from office?
Require referral in Barclays, Pune. Roles - Data Analyst, SQL Developer, Data Engineer, ETL Developer, BI Developer. Thank you.
Just heard Ogilvy had layoffs but can’t find any details about it.. anyone know who was affected?
I need to renegotiate my pay structure and need help to learn what looks normal for our field.
Just pased the CT Bar exam this week! I'm working at the place I worked for as a summer associate, but its a general litigation firm. Now that I'm Barred, I'll stick to Plaintiff's PI/WC/Med Mal but my compensation is just a base of $75k with no incentives— my firm never had an associate dedicated to PI/WC/MM before me.
Partners seem willing to talk. What kind of incentives should I even ask about?
Just found out my raise for the year and it’s an increase of 5.6%. It is the raise I would’ve received last year, but then that was halted due to covid and no one got raises. I’m the most senior associate and have been told I’m on partner track, but I think the raise should’ve been higher and am pissed, but I’m also grateful to still have a job with covid. What raises have you gotten and how has covid impacted your compensation? I’m in a mid size insurance defense firm in the PNW.
I see everyone screaming “buy the dip”. If you are going to I advise the strategy I learned when I started out 10/20/30, 1/2/3. Invest 1/3 of your cash on the sidelines when the stock falls 10%, another third at 20% and the rest at 30%. Definitely helped in March. This assumes you did your OWN research and analysis on the stocks you purchased. Junk is junk no matter what price you bought it.
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How do we break into strategy roles?
Probably not the right bowl. I have $240k in my savings account, recently became a father of 3 and my wife left her job so now one income. I make $215k base. Monthly expenses prob around $6.5k including my mortgage. Home equity somewhere around $200k. I've never been good at investing (always losing money in the market). Want to move to a bigger home but don't want to lose my cash cushion. How can I conservatively grow my net worth? Vague question but any help appreciated. BTW I'm 33.
Bain & Company What’s the typical total comp for a 1st year senior manager (generalist track) at Bain? Is $200 base + up to $80 bonus + up to $30 profit sharing reasonable? Bain & Company
Any tips on negotiating my raise? I have a check-in with a partner this week where we will discuss my raise. I just finished my first year at a consulting firm with ~4K employees. The average raise from first to second year seems to be 6.5% but I really want to gun for 10%. I have good reviews and the best chargeability metrics in my starting class. How do I frame my target raise without sounding arrogant about my charge stats or tone deaf about the current environment?
Hi, can anyone please confirm what should be the base salary of a Manager joining Capital One’s Cyber team? Location would be McLean.
How much do Accenture management consultants (5-10 yrs experience) make in NYC? Thanks for any help.
Accenture Global Annual Bonus and Individual Performance bonus? What’s the difference between them and how hard are they to meet criteria for? Thanks :)
Currently making $155 and due for annual increase, no commission. Talking to Deloitte and they offer $140 base max with commission potential up to $180 and assumed better benefits.
Do I risk lowering base to increase total comp?
If anyone feels like shit in consulting, let me make you feel worse lolol this is insane and I bet that WLB is amazing.
Current M2 expecting offers from EYP (Dir.) and KPMG (M) for +25% base over current; how best to initiate conversation for D to counter, and with whom? What are the chances that D will match and by how much?
When a recruiter shares the position’s salary range, is the top of the range often times actually the most the firm can offer? Tried negotiating past this range for base salary but recruiter wasn’t budging. Any experiences here?
What were your big salary jumps and what were the roles and salary you moved from?
If comfortable throw your age in.
Apologies if it was already asked, doing research.
How much do FAANG companies pay in Singapore(SGD) for 8 YOE in the Data Science/Analytics/ML space? Also any pointers on other companies that pay equally as good as FAANG in Singapore for the same roles?
If you are making $250K per year, isn't that equivalent to $150 per hr contractor rate? With all the additional responsibilities with FT job, I see independent contracting far more attractive. Do you?
Anyone listen to this year’s compensation 101 calls? I’m anticipating lower bonuses and negligible raises as compared to last year, and last year was a joke. So tired of killing myself for nothing
How much in savings did you all have around age 26? Industry, MBA or not, HCOL or LCOL - please include
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Equivalent by definition makes the same...
At some firms, Associates are paid less than BAs - and it’s exactly because of situations like this.
If being paid the same was what made different roles equivalent, we would be sharing our pay grade on LinkedIn, not our titles
What do you mean by equivalent? Not everyone who is a consulting partner would have succeeded in industry and vice-versa. From a very high level point of view, consulting partners make a bit more unless they are in a sales leadership role in the industry. The closer you are to sales the more money you make.
It depends. A lot of senior execs in industry get RSUs, stock, or options that can be worth a lot more than what a consulting partner makes if the company does well.
Also it’s a very different job for a corporate exec running a multi billion dollar BU with thousands or tens of thousands of employees vs a consulting partner running a couple teams with a dozen people or even a large unit with hundreds of people and a few hundred consulting staff
Lol partners at our firm make more than individuals with similar tenures in industry, by far. (Equivalence between roles based on years experience)
I work for Fortune 10. I know many VP’s in their 30s making $225-250k base but bonuses are budgeted at $600k. Plus options. Most work 8-5.
Depends what your valuation on having a life outside of work is
A little perspective here - I’m 15 years post MBA. My classmates who are making the most right now are NOT consulting firm partners. Outside of the finance people, the highest earners / net worth folks are the ones who:
1. (most common) got in to a successful tech company relatively early or at a senior level and rode the equity wave (pre or post IPO)
2. got to a high level at decent sized companies relatively quickly and benefitted from a rising stock price
3. (less common) held senior exec roles at PE portfolio companies and made $$$ when the company was sold, especially if they’ve done this more than once
A junior partner in consulting probably makes more than the median MBA with the same tenure in industry BUT there’s a lot more upside in certain industry roles. In other words, the ceiling is lower in consulting. I know senior execs (in “boring” industries not just tech) sitting on $100M+ in options / equity. And plenty of people who went to start ups and made bank