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Signing Bonus Taxation YearI received my FT offer in the fall of 2011 and received half of my signing bonus in January 2012. I started in February 2013 and received the rest of my signing bonus then. My firm did not give me a W2 for 2012 and is saying they are just putting all of my signing bonus in my 2013 W2. From my... 1 year 9 months
Books and resources for learning how to storyboardStoryboarding is consistently identified as one of the core skills necessary for consulting. Can anyone recommend any books or other resources that are helpful in learning how to storyboard more effectively? The books below came up in my search. Resonate - Nancy Duarte (http://www.amazon.... 2 years 3 months
Resume Review RequestJust to give a little background, I am currently slated to start at a tier 2 consulting firm in February but am interested in spending a few months in California working for a startup in the meantime (just graduated in May). I would appreciate if a few people could look over my resume for general... 2 years 8 months
Resume ReviewHi guys, I would really appreciate if you could look at my resume and offer any suggestions. I plan on applying for summer internships soon and am most interested in Deloitte Consulting. Let me know if you have any questions.Thanks. http://wikisend.com/download/565286/Anonymous_Resume.pdf 3 years 8 months

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Lateral hire from Deloitte to MBB? Interesting that you've made progress working towards MBB. Most people say MBB is next to impossible to lateral to after undergrad. And it makes sense - why would an MBB want to invest all the time and money to train someone that's just going to leave for BSchool in 2-3 years anyway? 5 months 6 days
BCG Vs Deloitte S&ODeloitte does a lot of the same stuff BCG does (e.g., strategy), but Deloitte also does a ton of undesirable things (e.g., implementations, PMO, everything related to the Affordable Care Act, everything related to Dodd Frank). So, while it's possible to have comparative case/project experiences... 6 months 4 weeks
Alternative travel now taxable income?You're actually saving the firm money because most gross it up (although it does raise your taxable income, so if you're near a tax bracket threshold that's not good). My firm definitely does not check or care - why would they? 8 months 2 days
PowerPoint Skills Needed for Post-MBA AssociatePremature, but I will answer in case others view/search this topic It's not so much how to actually use PowerPoint (the technical skill), as that can be learned through a few hours of online videos, and you'll quickly become efficient once on the job. What is more difficult - and more... 10 months 2 weeks
Credit card for other personal use?Citi Forward for 5x points on restaurants and entertainment AMEX Blue Cash Everyday for 3% on groceries, 2% on dept stores, 1% everything else BofA for 3% on gas Discover for 5% rotating categories and ShopDiscover United MileagePlus... mainly for 50,000 miles signup 1 year 5 months
When you're on the road....[quote=the_stig] Kenny Powers: kobalt: Gym every other day, eat, then generally do non-client work (internal initiatives, learn things, etc.) This leads me to another question...do people actually do internal initiatives? I'm not talking about the people who are trying to gun for... 1 year 9 months
When you're on the road....Yes... you are expected to do internal initiatives. Maybe 5-8 hrs a week. 1 year 9 months
Which car rental company you use when traveling...Avis is our preferred provider so we have to use them. Not too impressed... less than half the cars seem to have the ability to use bluetooth/aux input to play your music, which I do not understand since it's 2013. 1 year 9 months
Best airline for flying out of NYCLGA is one of the worst airports for delays in the summer. You are almost guaranteed 1hr delays if there is weather anywhere in the mid-atlantic 1 year 9 months
Consulting Hours?Pretty similar to what most people have posted. On this project, Monday through Wednesday is ~11 hours of in-office client work per day plus 2-3 hours of client/non-client work after dinner in the hotel room. Thursday is around 6 hours of work, and Friday is around 4 hours of actual work and... 1 year 9 months