What’s the obsession with FAANG? I get that it sounds sexy but feels like consulting is an odd jumping off point. Super bored of “Been at Big 4 for 3 months, how do I exit to FAANG” posts.
How long is it reasonable to push back MBB interview dates? I have a first round interview at the end of this month but am in the middle of a very intense project. Is pushing the interview back by 2 weeks unreasonable?
If you're in EY FSO advisory, do you have to be based out of NYC? Very interested in a position but don't want to be stuck in New York forever
Anyone know how the Master's in Financial Analytics is at Santa Clara University? I was thinking of applying there for a chance to break into senior finance roles in Silicon Valley/Bay Area.
PHR or SHRM? I am looking to get more certifications related to HR vs recruiting, but I am unsure on which one is "better" or will help me grow into more of a strategic HR role. Help!!!
What are the pros and cons of going from a boutique firm to B4? Currently, making $130TC in Oracle ERP/EPM consultant role and only second year in my job.
Are thank you notes or emails after an interview still recommended? Or, would they just annoy the interviewer?
What was that krrrttt sound Cardi B made during her interview with Biden supposed to be? Genuinely curious.
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Asking for a friend. What group in ACN can you get a hideout role in. My friend needs a rest and wants a low effort, no travel, hidden role for a yr or two
Anyone who interviewed Haas Round 2 heard back?
Looking to resign in about a month. Really need a mental break from the corporate world. I’ve amassed about 2-3 years worth of salary in my investments to hold me through for however long. How bad is it if I took 6-18 months off to pursue hobbies and possible other career paths (content creation/vlogging) while being unemployed before applying to another job in industry? TLDR; I’m about to quit, how bad does a 6-18 month employment gap look when looking to apply again to the workforce?
Which SQL language to learn for interviews? I learned postgresql for a while but realized that most of the interviews don't provide the option to use postgresql. Also, there don't seem to be many res-
Interviewing undergrads makes me glad I came in as an experienced hire. I never would have survived this process
Hi Fishes, How's KPMG Global services as compared to Deloitte India . I have cleared all rounds and expecting 30-40% hike on my current CTC. Experience 7.6Y Is it worth to switch to KPMG Global services from DI for senior consultant role Please advise Thanks in advance
Anyone had an interview with PwC FDD recently? How long did you wait after the HR call for an interview?
Creative interview. Bring resume?
I have a technical screen for pwc. It’s salesforce techno functional role. Any insight on it? This is my first interview/anything similar besides my current job.
SOS. Wracked up a ton of credit card charges last month. Have three credit cards. One is fully paid off. One I can make the min payment. The last is Amex gold and I can’t pay it all down. What to do?
How many Fishbowl Love points for elite status?
Trump supporters: will you get the vaccine, or is covid a hoax? Truly interested to hear your thoughts. Genuinely not trolling.
It’s not a secret that in general, Deloitte and PwC have a better tech than EY, but what about KPMG? Are you guys happy with your internal systems such as time and expense, tech tools, etc?
Does a Consultant at EY-Parthenon manage junior resources, or are they usually the least tenured on teams? Curious as to the expectations of the role thanks!
My agency asked me for work examples from previous experience that they used in landing a new client. This is a first for me. Anyone else experience this. Did you get a commission or any bonus?
MBB 🐠Does interviews round 1 performance impacts the final decision to extend an offer or does the final round matters most? Gauging my chances when I feel like borderline passed round 1
I’m a second year Senior Associate in tax and have 5 years experience in my group. Could I get a Manager position by switching jobs? Or am I too inexperienced?
Alternative investments - I’m maxing out qualified accounts (401k, IRA) but don’t earn enough to buy real estate or go into private lending. What should I do with my extra income?
Any Australian E3 holders in this bowl that moved to their employer sponsored green card through a change of status rather than moving to H1-B first? Please DM me! Thanks!
Intern just asked me if I'm trying to get on an international project. I don't have the heart to tell her such an opportunity is nonexistent
Met with a CCO for a role on a notoriously “challenging” account. Thirty minute Zoom, nothing in-depth. A few days later the recruiter emails like “Great news. We’ve talked to many people but they’d like to make an offer to you!” I’m thinking to myself, it was a 30 minute call, I’ve never met my direct manager, potential partner(s), etc...So these guys are just desperate to fill this role, right?
Have an interview with EY FDD that includes a case and meeting with two senior managers. I heard the case was excel intensive. Any ideas on what to expect?
Been a miles hoarder for my whole life (United, American, Delta). I just learned about fidelity (2% cash back on all purchases/no annual). Seems legit. Any one have experience?
Capital One Venture or CSR?
I want to stay but was offered more money elsewhere. I'd want to stay if Gs matches but willing to leave if they don't. Been here 18 months as lateral associate. How would you bring up comp?
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