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Company Review: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) - Great ExperiencePerks Salary. Yes perks is above salary. Still a newbie Good career growth. BCG looks way better on a cv. Highly intellectual people Making an impact Shaping opinion of industry leaders diverse projects and the best part is exit options. Even if you interned at MBB, decent options for exit...
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Deloitte Advisory position titlesWhat is the formal progression of titles in the Toronto office? Analyst > Consultant >Snr Consultant?...
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PST test taking experienceHi guys, I applied for McKinsey and they told me to take the test next week. I've gotten myself familiar with this test for quite some times now. But I still want to know if any of you guys have experiece you would like to share on this? And any recommendation on materials I should check out before ...
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Company Interview: PricewaterhouseCoopers - AssociateTell me about a time when you failed; tell me about your biggest weakness; why work in Consulting; None were too difficult. Just practice the basics, brush up on cases, do your research and you'll be fine. I would recommend checking the firm's website and read some real life case studies they have. ...
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Which of the following can I best leverage for FT recruiting or for MBA?Hi all, so I have two summer internship offers from recruiting this fall: -Cardinal Health, IT intern (role and location tbd, but location is likely to be Dublin, OH) -Grainger, Enterprise Systems Intern (Developer, Chicago or Lake Forest, IL) Which offer would better help me out in FT recruiting...
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Company Review: McKinsey and Co - McKinsey reviewhave no idea what company review detail means. have filled all pros and cons in the below box. company brand is very good. . pros: reputation, brand, salary, impact on community, talent, big projects, working with high level business people Cons: too much work, easy to get out, low long term salary ...
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Company Review: Analysis Group - great culturevery collaborative environment and intelligent people, flat hierarchy and interesting casework. Great first job out of college.. long working hours and some late nights before filing report; depends on the case, some can involve a lot of document reviewing...
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What would it take to acquire one of the Big 4??Hello everyone! Traditionally we have seen the Big 4 buying consulting firms or developing their strategy side internally. But what would it take to acquire one of them? How does their partnership structure affect how that deal would be conducted? All the best!...
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Company Review: Capgemini - GreatGreat people, interesting projects (F500 clients) Strong in the area that I am interested (digital strategy, operations). Reputation is not as well known in the US compared to its competitors DO not have a MBA sponsorship program ...
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Company Review: Bain & Company - Great place to work!For me, the high quality projects, high impact work and great people really set Bain apart. Of course the opportunity to work in the PEG ringfence is a huge bonus. . Not specializing in an industry or functional area until manager could be seen as a con for some people. ...
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Company Review: McKinsey and Co - Great company to learn at* Very broad exposure in terms of geographies, industries, and topics. * Consistently high-priority projects for clients, which means you always get the attention of very senior people. * Steep learning curve! . * Long hours, which sometimes involve working on things that are not strictly n...
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Company Review: Bain & Company - GoodThe office culture is great because the people are supportive and from diverse backgrounds. Good office parties. Staffing could be improved as there is not much options in terms of travel experience or flexibility with staffing...
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Company Review: Ernst & Young LLP - SatisfiedGood culture. Reasonable hours. Coworkers want you to succeed. The mentor assigned to me was very helpful and made everything transparent. Coworkers taught me a lot about the company and industry.. One manager was sometimes rude and overly sarcastic. Work was sometimes tedious. Reviewing risk contro...
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Company Review: LEK Consulting - Life sciences consultingNo travel. Good compensation. Intetersting growth strategy work. Many cases per year. Great benefits.. Visibility. No control over allocation. Cross staffinf but doesn’t let employees travel to work with co-workers....
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AMA: Consultant at Accenture StrategyHi everyone, After speaking with a couple students currently recruiting, I realized that a lot of students could use more information about Accenture Strategy, as it can sometimes seem like a black box to recruits / students. Therefore, I'm willing to answer any and all questions people may have. ...
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Company Review: Simon Kucher Partners - Great cultureThe people working at Simon-Kucher are very nice. It is not a competitive, dog-eat-dog environment like other consulting companies. Staffing depends more on availability than personal preference. However, this also has its pros because you don't have to apply constantly to be in projects...
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Company Review: Oliver Wyman - Good employer for selected topics- very competitive salary - challenging tasks - good opportunities for career progression - intelligent colleagues. Like many big consulting firms the business is very much focussed on big incumbents. I am sometimes missing more diversity in client/task portfolio....
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Company Interview: Deloitte Consulting - DeloitteInterest in the Industry as interview was for finance transformation team was tricky. I also had to feign a huge desire to do accounting exams as this is a requirement to be on the graduate program. Also why the firm was tricky, need standard differentiation between the big 4 and reference the pass ...
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Company Interview: Ernst and Young - Summer internshipA time you've made a decision based on lots of data? How would you go about meeting clients' needs? I was prepared for a strength based interview and most questions were straight forward. However, I struggled a bit with these 2 questions. I was able to answer it but I wish I had more time to thin...
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Company Review: Strategy& - Overall, a solid firmEverybody at Strategy& is incredibly down to earth and easy to approach. Projects within certain sectors are top strategy work that is won over MBB.. No generalist model; you are aligned to an industry and competency from the beginning. Also, PwC brings its own culture and red tape that you have to ...
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Company Review: Accenture - Accenture consulting internshipGreat global collaboration Steep learning curve Diversity Great work life balance Decent compensation . People are too busy to really pay attention to Mentoring Projects differ in terms of experience: type of Consulting work, work hours ...
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Company Review: KPMG - Ok place to start your careerGreat team, you will get promoted fast if you're good. Offers a lot of development opportunities, like MBA, MSc, CFA, ACCA, CPA.. Salary is low especially at entry level. A lot of low performers work at the company. Sometimes too big to shine....
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Company Review: KPMG - SatisfiedFlat management structure in Transaction and Consulting divisions Some very smart people in the business. - Continual development opportunities should be informal e.g. training sessions fortnightly - culture isn't fantastic - people you know are nice but people you don't know just treat you like ou...
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Company Review: Accenture - Accenture is a great technology consultancy company yet not as technical as ibm or Microsoft Good salary and interesting projects related to Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning and Augment Reality. We have to work more hours a day on average and we don't get paid for extra hours. Working at operation phase is exttrmely difficult. ...
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BlackRock PMG vs EY BAP for MBB after 1 yr?------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Company Review: Accenture - AccentureMost people were generally very friendly. As you got higher up, the managers had more of an aggressive, direct way of guiding projects, but that is to be expected . I really would have liked to get more coding experience. Granted I do not come from a technical background, but i didn’t spend any ti...
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Company Review: McKinsey and Co - Super I feel like we have unlimited opportunity and the partners give us great sponsorship. I have lots of friends on the job and I'm constantly learning.. Really, the only negative is that we work around the clock. Otherwise, everyone goes out of their way to help you and is brilliant. ...
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Company Review: Accenture - Intern to Full TimeVery impactful work in an exciting space. Great industry visibility and prestigious brand name to present to clients. . Overall, the firm seems very bureaucratic. Can seem like too many moving parts to get noticed. Growth as a company does not seem to be slowing down. ...
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Company Review: Accenture - DecentGreat perks, good hours. Lots of variety of good projects available. Technology focused work. Some pretty smart people. Good brand. . Constant travel, sometimes poor hours, technology focused work, quality of people vary, not very interesting work, rabbit hole...
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Company Interview: Accenture - Accenture Summer Analyst (MC)There really weren't any difficult parts to the interview. They asked really standard behavioral questions - 'why do you want to do consulting?', 'tell me about a time you faced conflict in a team', 'why Accenture?'. Other than those, they spent a good amount of time simply conversing with me about ...
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Company Review: Strategy& - Strategy& InternThe work is challenging and forces you to grow The people on my team were engaging and incredibly intelligent. The hours seem to be pretty long, travel is the norm (could be a pro to some) Weekend work occasionally is required...
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Company Interview: Novantas - InternBrain teaser: there are four people trying to cross one bridge, they have seventeen minutes to do so. The bridge only fits two people at a time at most. There is one flashlight and you need the flashlight to cross the bridge, but two people can share a flashlight. The analyst takes one minute to cro...
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Mid-level career change Big 4 -> JPM WM : is the comp worth it?Hey all! Recently on round #2 of JPM private client group as a private banker and switching from a Big 4 as a mid-level employee. What do you guys think? Will the comp structure be worth it? What is average total payout for a private banker NYC? Any advice would be awesome - thank you!!...
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Fall 2017 MBB Experienced Hire Entry-LevelHey everyone! This is a discussion for people who are applying to MBB for entry-level roles (Business Analyst/Associate/Associate Consultant) out of college with little work experience. I was wondering if people have heard back on their applications/if there are any updates/ I applied to MBB at th...
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Company Review: Bain & Company - Great place to learn but long term is toughLearnt analytical skills; Ringfence (PE diligence practice) gives early exposure to the rigor of PE . Consulting is deck oriented; typically the impact is not clear which is why Bain is a great place to stay for a few years and move on to something more impactful where one can apply one's skills...
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Company Review: Accenture - Solid Consulting IntroPeople. Comp is good but I know competition is better. Great sense of controlling your own career as staffing is heavily network based. . Large company HR leads to silly policies. Regional model is frustrating at times, though you start to get around it as you develop expertise and reputation. ...
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Company Review: Accenture - goodgood company, with lots of offices around the world, listed companies strong in technology, rising industry. no generalist program, due to the size of the company there might be a lot of paper works, working long hours due to the nature of the industry...
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Company Review: Cornerstone Research - Very Satisfied, Great Company- Take care of employees a lot, great health benefits - Good management, very respectful and kind - Not a competitive nature at all . - In more expensive cities generally - Long work hours but you get compensated well so that's the way it goes ...
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Company Review: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) - HeadlineT14Prestige, Advancement, Growing Rapidly, Pay, Expense-ing Policy, Good clients, Beautiful Office, Worldwide reach. The Employees are very hard workers, and as such, collegial atmosphere/activities are not fully present. Also, office transfers are not easy to do (makes sense to some extent, as some of...
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Company Review: Grant Thornton - Intern Incredible culture. Highly collaborative between Associates & MD's/Partners. Very high potential for growth. . Pay is slightly below Big 4. Not as strong reputation as Big 4 - if you're considering Exit opportunities. ...
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Company Interview: Capgemini - Business AnalystNothing particularly hard. Two behavioral interviews with two different managers. Mostly focused on my resume and typical behavioral questions (strengths, why hire you, etc.). There wasn't even a case interview, which was surprising given the face that the role I was apply for was consultant positio...
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Company Review: Strategy& - Work in progress at S&If you are staffed on the right engagements, Strategy& projects are fascinating, tied to a client's most pressing problems, and get you great exposure to senior leadership.. The culture at the Firm needs serious work. The apprenticeship model is broken, with more senior professionals seeming more w...
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Company Review: Ernst & Young LLP - Great Consulting Company-Great Company Culture -Very Supportive Staff -Exciting and interesting projects -Self led Career - Work with really smart people. - Compensation is on the lower end - Travel a lot - Staff program is not fully flushed out so there are a few organizational issues...
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Company Review: Bain & Company - Love BainGreat people, interesting work, fun travel, awesome opportunities. I have really loved my time and can see myself staying for a while. . Travel can be taxing, hours are long. Obviously you know thing coming in, but it is still rough to be cranking away on slides at 12am...
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Company Review: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) - 4: Good to be there, good to leaveGreat people, super high learning in year 1 & 2. Opportunity to travel extensively for work internationally.. Was not a fan of consulting - high stress and constant client demands resulted in a never ending cycle of pain....
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Company Review: Alvarez & Marsal - 3Good worklife balance Good client profile Secondment programs in the US Good compensation if you make it above the manager level. Bad training policy Bad remuneration for the staff (Analyst to Senior Associate) Low interaction with other office teams...
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Company Review: McKinsey and Co - Great opportunitiesGreat colleagues, interesting clients, amazing office perks, great facilities, interesting travel destinations.. Long hours, low compensation (by international standards), stressful work, competitive atmosphere between colleagues...
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How do NESCAC Schools do in Consulting?How are schools like Williams, Middlebury, and Amherst seen when it comes time for recruiting at major Consulting firms?...
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Company Review: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) - Fantastic place to work!BCG invests heavily in developing their employees. Despite the facially competitive up or out consulting model, they do a fantastic job of fostering a collaborative atmosphere and making sure that you are supported with all the tools you need to be on the "up" side of the equation if you want to be...
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Time to hear back on Bain Final RoundHad a Bain Final Round in Houston last week for an AC spot. Anyone know how long it should take me to hear back?...
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LEK Life Science roleAnyone interview for Life Science Strategist role at LEK last week hear back yet? I interviewed for Boston by phone and am waiting to hear....
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Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers - PwC is middle of the packFast growing practice, the partners are social and people rank low in a**hole factor. Location is central. Extremely low bonuses compared to MBB. Low base salary at senior levels compared to pretty much all consulting firms....
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Company Review: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers - SatisfiedGreat coaching and coworkers. Amazing projects compared to most. Loving the Strategy& integration and new knowledge base.. Poor compensation for the hours. Partially being Canadian practice, partially I don't ask for more. ...
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