Almost at the end of my first year in consulting. Saved 32k with my 70k salary in NYC. Good, bad, ok? How much does everyone save on a yearly basis?
Anyone have experience leaving NYC for a ‘3rd tier’ market (v small city). I’m debating a move —it would mean a 50% salary cut but hopefully a better balance and a happier me! Thoughts?
Need help with deciding between two offers. Recently accepted an offer at another consulting firm only to have my current employer counter at the last minute. Here are the offers: NEW COMPANY (Global Consulting firm): -$115K base -10% annual bonus -401K match (4%) -Senior Consultant (security strategy) -10 weeks paid paternal leave - considerably cheaper healthcare - all the resources associated with larger consulting firms (training, mentorship, perks, etc)
Did your weighting between salary and "interesting work" change over your career? Have heaviliy priotised the latter in my early years and not sure if/when I should rebalance
75k base (no bonus) for associate consultant in supply chain consulting. Master of accounting graduate with 1 year of BA/internal consultant exp. Is this reasonable? Old company offering 80k
Mid level AD in NY. Just started freelancing. I'd like to make about $70/hour. Do I ask for $80? If they ask my day rate, does that calculate to $700/day? Does day rate = 8 hours? Or could it be 12?
Thanks for doing this! Last year it was announced we would see a market correction in salary vs. the other big 4. What we got was underwhelming to say the least. What was the rationale behind this?
Anyone know anything about Censeo? Talked to a recruiter today and the salary is good but it’s tiny
Is 135k plus 10-15% bonus considered low, med, high comp? NY, 5 YOE healthcare consulting w masters
My fish fellow, any tips regarding to salary negotiation? What is the percentage raise of being prompted to a senior in another big 4? Thanks y'all
I have five years big 4. Always did well bonus and promotion wise. In between I left for IT sales to make more money but being in Boston I would of had to move for better opportunities. Now I’m back in consulting and miss the freedom of sales. Anyone in my position? I felt this way before quarantine too. The SM on my project almost got divorced so she worked so much, then she said I realized it just my life. It’s just too unhealthy. Thoughts bowlers?
When do people usually resign to begin business school? I signed a contract when I began saying I would have to return my signing bonus if I left before a certain time period expires, and that ends...
Seeing a lot about low morale at PwC and, not all, but a lot of the gripe has been comp/cohort/promo related. Do people really feel like PwC pay isn't competitive in the market?
Hi! Rookie here. Wanted to get thoughts on splitting my salary and send some amount to my wealthfront cash account instead of sending it to traditional bank account.I want to use this savings for(1/2)
Whoever decided they should be called "dreamers" deserves a nice bonus. Seriously, great branding.
Interview questions: it’s been a LONG time since I interviewed for a role. What’s a great question to ask the interviewer (besides the usual job specs and details)? I never know what to say...
For anyone who was recently laid off: I just went though the hell that is “everything unemployment” related and made a cheat sheet on all I learned in the past month - hope this helps someone!
'Performative workaholism’. I feel like this describes everyone I’ve ever met from Deloitte. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/26/business/against-hustle-culture-rise-and-grind-tgim.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage
Let’s take a moment and be thankful we have the opportunity to work from home with our work needs/structure. Many people cannot have this luxury and it’s something we should all be blessed about.
What salary can you expect after exiting from an MBB after 2 years no MBA? Looking at strategy/operation roles in NYC and SF at FAANG and other tech companies (e.g. Airbnb, Uber, Lyft)
Is a senior accountant really a dead end exit role? I feel like im learning very little in auditing:
Would it be a bad decision to jump ship 5 months prior to the Consultant > Senior Consultant promotion? Looking for long term view. Potential ~35% comp bump going to industry, but not a ‘senior’ title
Questions to expect for a third round interview with a partner? It’s for a consulting manager role.
What are some daddy-baby (18 mo) activities you do on Saturday mornings? After travel and working during the week, looking to bond and take him off my wife’s hands for a few hours.
Are there any actually useful Slack channels or similar groups for strategists? I’m not enjoying Ladies Who Strategize.