Sidharth Chopra: Becoming a US Consultant as an International Student | TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS

I met Sid back in college at Boston University when recruiting for the Personal Finance Club, and we both were on our journeys towards consulting! He is now a consultant at Deloitte based in New York City, and it wasn’t without hardship as he did it as an international student when many companies and firms have been restricting recruitment of international students due to the risk of the sponsorship lottery! We talk about his experience as an international student, going through the recruitment process at Deloitte, and his current consulting experience now as well as a big tip he shared to us for international students bypassing the H1B lottery!

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Mari Taksa: Her Experience with the Accenture Apprenticeship Program | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

Mari Taksa was pivoting away from her work fundraising for a nonprofit through a coding bootcamp that helped her connect to Accenture’s apprenticeship program where she is now a Data Engineering Associate! She tells us all about her experience and her tips for the Accenture apprenticeship program!

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Becky Postar: Breaking into the Financial Services and Cannabis Industry | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

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This is admittedly an area I know nothing of (truly), yet I’m so curious about it, so I was excited to interview Becky Postar! Becky is a veteran banking officer of 20 years who has extensive experience in business development, lending, and compliance training for multiple banks. She has deep domain expertise in BSA, AML, KYC and the evolving cannabis regulations. She is now the COO of HDCS. HDCS, Inc. provides a comprehensive solution for safely banking higher-risk industries such as the cannabis industry.

Becky Postar: Breaking into the Financial Services and Cannabis Industry | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

This is admittedly an area I know nothing of (truly), yet I’m so curious about it, so I was excited to interview Becky Postar! Becky is a veteran banking officer of 20 years who has extensive experience in business development, lending, and compliance training for multiple banks. She has deep domain expertise in BSA, AML, KYC and the evolving cannabis regulations. She is now the COO of HDCS. HDCS, Inc. provides a comprehensive solution for safely banking higher-risk industries such as the cannabis industry.

Claudia Miller: Negotiating Your Salary in Tech and Consulting | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

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Salary negotiations are not talked about enough in society and we need to close that gap for women in tech and consulting! Claudia Miller, @claudiatmiller, MPH owner of Claudia T. Miller, LLC: Career coaching, is a bilingual (Eng/Spa) Career Coach & Host of her own Podcast ‘Roadmap To The Executive Suite’. She helps serious professionals secure dream jobs, with dream salaries, at their dream companies including fast- growing startups, rockstar midsize companies, and Fortune 500 and Tech Giants. She also helps her clients negotiate salary increases of up to $50,000. Business Insider names her one of the “”Top 23 Most Innovative Career Coaches of 2020″”.

Claudia Miller: Negotiating Your Salary in Tech and Consulting | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

Salary negotiations are not talked about enough in society and we need to close that gap for women in tech and consulting! Claudia Miller, MPH owner of Claudia T. Miller, LLC: Career coaching, is a bilingual (Eng/Spa) Career Coach & Host of her own Podcast ‘Roadmap To The Executive Suite’. She helps serious professionals secure dream jobs, with dream salaries, at their dream companies including fast- growing startups, rockstar midsize companies, and Fortune 500 and Tech Giants. She also helps her clients negotiate salary increases of up to $50,000. Business Insider names her one of the “”Top 23 Most Innovative Career Coaches of 2020″”.

How to get a Job in Technology Consulting: Application Strategy | CAREER COACHING WITH CHRISTINE

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I worked with Ivan on a job application strategy to enter into technology consulting! Sometimes pivoting in isn’t that hard if you think about the important and relevant skills needed and pull it from everywhere, not just your work experience! We also spoke about how to stand out by networking (and some juicy tips using Linkedin), as well as the interview process and how to prepare! I’ve covered in previous episodes about case interviews and my YouTube channel also has a lot of resources on that! Check out PrepLounge as well!

PrepLounge Mock Consulting Case Interview: McKinsey Digital | CAREER COACHING WITH CHRISTINE

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I’ve had the pleasure to collaborate with , a leading case interview prep library, community, and service! They have so many cases for you to practice with AND professional case interview coaches with the experience and background to help you excel! I was able to use a premium case, the Yodaphone case, for this episode, and I hope this helped provide a lot of value to you! The case I chose is a case McKinsey Digital or BCG Platinion might have. Thank you, Jen, for doing this mock case interview with me! This was her very first case interview ever!

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Consulting College Recruitment Season is Here! What should you do? |CAREER COACHING WITH CHRISTINE

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Most consulting firms do follow a “recruitment season” to hire entry level, specifically from schools like college, university, or graduate programs. So many people ask me what they should prepare or how should they even get started, so here’s all of my advice jam packed into one video so you can get that job offer!

How Not to Give a F*ck | CHATTING WITH CHRISTINE

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Something I pride in a lot about myself that really helped me achieve as much as I was able to at this point is simply how I don’t give a f*ck. Because of that, I can recover very fast and start taking action to improve, reinvent, or pivot. I don’t exactly have a method per se, but I broke down what goes on in my head into 5 digestible steps and hopefully this can help you as well! I think a lot of times, we are so self-critical about ourselves or we care too much, but sometimes we spend so much time thinking we don’t act!