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TAS -> ConsultingHi all, I've got an offer from KPMG TS. Currently I'm working at other BIG 4 but in audit department. Would you guys make a change to TS if you would eventually (let's say in 1 year time) like to land a strategy consulting gig? 2 years 6 months
What areas are currently hot in consulting worldCould you please tell me what are major current issues consultants work on? 2 years 6 months
RecommendationsJust a question. Do consulting firms ask applicants for recommendations from previous jobs? Thanks. 2 years 6 months
RecognitionWhat did you ever do outside doing good job that gave you recognition / bonus @ work? Would be extremely interesting to know what do guys doing exceptionally. 2 years 6 months
MensaWould you think being a mensa member will give a non target significant advantage in breaking into mbb? 2 years 6 months
MotivationHi everyone, I've got just one simple question to all you guys. How do you keep yourself motivated? You've got a job, stabilization but would like to be that f.. investment banker. So you know this will take time and effort. What is your routine to keep yourself motivated? 2 years 7 months


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TAS -> ConsultingI have masters in finance. MBA is too costly for me at this moment especially foreign one. I know this switch will be really hard but I'm preparing really hard to get this offer. TS happened quite accidentally. I've interviewed with them some time ago and they've just made their minds.... 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingAll right let's make a short course in reading comprehension for you. I've said that: "There were no offers in management consulting (at BIG 4) when I was applying." I may have a chance at big 4 NOW but that's not my target. I need time for 2nd tier or MBB. 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingLet's assume that other parts of my application are that strong that I will have a chance to land at least an interview. I've said MBB because they are most desirable but I will settle for any respectable 2nd tier. 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingFrom the MBB recruitment standpoint if all other thing being equal would you rate (at an initial consideration) a guy with 1 year of audit experience + 1 year of TS experience higher than a guy with 2 years of audit experience? 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingThere is a hope in audit in terms of exit opportunities. In two years I could make 2-3 times more than in current (possible) position in TS and I will be looking for a job a week.. but unfortunately audit is not my passion :) It's strange with this pay cut because they were looking for an... 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingThank you guys for your answers. Even if I sound that I made my choice it isnt that way. I'm just checking assumptions. Altough I could do banking or consulting I think I have better chances at consulting world just because in my country consulting is much more developed than BB banking.... 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingRight - let's say I will take TS job. And in 10 months I will say that this is not it. I can't be audit senior because I don't have 2 years of audit experience. My possition in accounting / controlling will be downgraded because probably I will stop my CPA My exit opportunities will be... 2 years 6 months
TAS -> ConsultingThere were no offers in management consulting (at BIG 4) when I was applying. What I have to add is that TS job will give me 17% less money and I will be some kind downgraded -> in audit I will be a senior next year, in TS I will be 2 year consultant or something. I'm a little bit skeptical... 2 years 6 months
RecognitionAltough all of your comments are valuable they are covering general area of behaviour and still are related to your main activities, ie. do your work, never make the same mistake twice etc. What I would really like to know is what you do extra that gave you some sort of recognition? For... 2 years 6 months
MensaProbably all people from my uni went into smaller shops. I plan to to show up through linkedin but after preparing myself. At this point I dont think I have a shot. 2 years 6 months