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SPOTLIGHT: Consulting Cabaret Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis' Consulting Cabaret is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in management consulting, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we've created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in ge...
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Advice on McKinsey Coffee DateHow do I take advantage of this coffee date with a McKinsey & Co. senior manager who has worked there for a year and a half. My goal is to get this person to put my resume in front of HR. No background in consulting, so should I ask for help getting an internship first? Or just go balls to the w...
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Post-MBA consulting: how much bonus can you expect?At the consulting firms, they offer performance bonus UP TO 25K or 30K for example. I'm guessing these are for the top performers ranking above their peers. For most, what is the typical and realistic bonus you can expect in a post-mba consultant role? ...
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Consulting vs Tech Industry careerLooking for impartial career advice for a 24 yo needing to make a big life decision in the next couple of months. Options I am considering now: 1.Stategy consulting in the City at a 2nd tier or specialised analytics/big data consulting. Realising it will be hard to make it to and survive at>MBB. ...
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Consulting vs Tech Industry careerLooking for impartial career advice for a 24 yo needing to make a big life decision in the next couple of months. Options I am considering now: 1.Stategy consulting in the City at a 2nd tier or specialised analytics/big data consulting. Realising it will be hard to make it to and survive at>MBB. ...
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Samsung Global Strategy Group I browsed the entire site and didn't see this up anywhere, so I apologize if this question has already been answered. You monkeys were all very helpful the last time I posted a help topic, so thought I'd give it another shot. Does anyone have any info about the Samsung Global Strategy Group? It'...
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2015 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APD/ADC!Hi everyone, Thought I'd start a thread for 2015 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for advanced degree candidates. From the past years's posts, I expect McKinsey and BCG to be scheduling their 1st round interviews in early May. Please feel free to post updates and indicate which pr...
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McKinsey Risk Practice... thoughts?Have an offer with this practice group in an office I'd like to be at long term, but not necessarily in the Risk group. 1) Is the Risk group good for exit options? Seems like a lot of compliance work is involved. 2) Can I exit out of the Risk group? I'm only doing it for the summer, before a FT offe...
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Monitor Deloitte RecruitmentEDIT: So, I had this week the HR interview with Monitor Deloitte I was worried about off-cycle recruiting, it stands to reason that most of the posts for september are covered early in the year, and a couple more in fall, I wanna know If you know any case of people doing recruitment during August o...
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Monitor Deloitte RecruitmentEDIT: So, I had this week the HR interview with Monitor Deloitte I was worried about off-cycle recruiting, it stands to reason that most of the posts for september are covered early in the year, and a couple more in fall, I wanna know If you know any case of people doing recruitment during August o...
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A.T. Kearney vs. Deloitte S&O vs. Strategy&Interested in your views for post-MBA opportunities/prestige/exits etc. among these three. I've read older threads on this topic, have interacted with people in these firms and my take is this: 1. ATK - have an ambitious growth target, could be fun if they don't die doing it. People I met were all c...
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Dilemma - Disclosing that I am interviewing at the Big 4 firm that audits my companyHello, I'm trying to move into Big 4 Advisory as an industry hire and just did my first phone screen. The group is interested in interviewing me but I would have to disclose that I am interviewing to my current manager at my current job as they are our auditor. As this puts me between a rock and a h...
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Consulting SalariesJust thought I'd toss this here for anyone thinking of consulting as a career: Latest information from Management Consulted - UPDATED 2015 = = = = = 1st Year Out of MBA/Grad Program = = = = = Accenture MBA Salary Signing Bonus: $35,000 (Canada: $15,000) Base: $135,000 (Canada: $140,000) Relocation: ...
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Mckinsey Round 1 with AlumniI have a round 1 Case interview coming up with McKinsey and it is with an alum. Is that normal? I fall into the experienced hire category. ...
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International relocation - negotiate salary?Hi everyone. I am a Big 4 consultant in western Europe looking to go on an international assignment for 1-2 years to the USA. My question is; would it be appropriate to negotiate salary/compensation or is that not done since this is a temporary move within my firm? There is also a 'relocation packag...
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2015 MBB Advanced Degree Candidates Interview RosterHi all, As the deadlines are quickly approaching or have recently passed (for ADVANCED DEGREE CANDIDATES), I thought I'd start a roster of interview invites/schedule and/or letter of rejection. For clarity, please reply when you have an invite/rejection and please try to include the following info: ...
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Deloitte Federal S&OThere's a lot of talk about S&O salaries, but anyone know specifics for Federal S&O? About to start Full-Time next summer as a first-year business analyst. Also, any concrete word on bonuses would be a bonus, thanks! ...
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junior consulting internship help!Hey guys I'm going to be a junior at a non target school close to nyc this fall. I have been researching a carreer Im consulting and want to know what is the best way to break in. I have a 3.0 (which can be raised by the end of fall) and no prior internships. What is the best way to obtain and inter...
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Lateral hire from Deloitte to MBB? Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for the thoughtful responses that have come out of these threads - I have another question for the group that I was hoping I could receive some help with. I am thinking of accepting an offer with Deloitte S&O, but I know I don't want to do consulting for the...
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Consulting recruitment: OperationsI'm inquiring if someone could provide some information on Operations Consulting recruiting during business schools. Basically, what do firms look for work experience wise? Does gmat score matter? Possible to break in without going 180K in debt from B school? ...
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Alternative internship strategies for: non-MBB consulting -> M7 MBA -> MBB?Hello, I am interested in hearing current/previous MBA consultants' point-of-views on how I could approach MBA summer internship recruiting. I will be attending an M7 program this fall after a few years of 2nd tier management consulting with the goal of MBB after graduation. So, I basically have tw...
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McKinsey Who?Stumbled across this Forbes article from 1999 (link at bottom of post). When reading the first few paragraphs, you could easily think it was written yesterday (aside from the salary #'s). Makes the dotcom bubble of yore feel eerily familiar.... " 7/26/1999 McKinsey who? A June graduate of UCLA's And...
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McKinsey Who?Stumbled across this Forbes article from 1999 (link at bottom of post). When reading the first few paragraphs, you could easily think it was written yesterday (aside from the salary #'s). Makes the dotcom bubble of yore feel eerily familiar.... " 7/26/1999 McKinsey who? A June graduate of UCLA's And...
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Green Catapult Inc.very small botique business and tech advisory firm focused on finacial service firms. I got offered a Financial Analyst/Market Analysis Internship with them and was wondering if anyone could tell me about the firm or the industry. The work sounds interesting they do advising to large management cons...
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Case Study MechanicsI have 2 questions regarding case studies: 1) How long are you given to put forth an answer? 2) Are you allowed to use pen/pencil and paper to map out a response or organize your thoughts? Thanks ...
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