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!

YouTube Live! Ask me anything!

I posted this on my Instagram stories and YouTube Community tab, but I’m doing a YouTube Live on Thursday, April 28 at 7 PM EDT!

Ask me any questions here in the comments for me to answer live or tune in and ask me live!

You can ask me anything about tech, careers, consulting, technology consulting, Accenture, Google or myself!

If technology consulting or consulting in general speaks to you, make sure to follow me and also check out my YouTube channel that focuses on technology consulting, consulting, careers, professional & personal development, and money for the young working professional!

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!

Listen to the full episode: https://linktr.ee/christinepodcast

My Biggest Issue with Technology Consulting: A Big Reason Why I Left Accenture

The nature of project-based work is unpredictable and sometimes out of your control based off of the many factors that put you in a powerless position. This video will go over my biggest issue with technology consulting and something you should be aware of as well as this can happen to anyone in any consulting firm or field.

I waited for a few months to film this video because I was angry, frustrated, and upset. You may even still hear some anger and frustration in this video because sometimes you’re put in a powerless position, but sometimes you need to take your career in your own hands.

Have you experienced this? What would you do in this situation if this were you?

Are you Pigeonholing yourself in Technology Consulting?

I get this question all the time if you’re pigeonholing yourself with technology consulting for management or strategy consulting, for non-tech roles or even with software specialties and certifications and the transferability to other roles outside of those specialties. I talk it all out here!

How Covid Affected Consulting

If you’re in consulting, how did the pandemic affect how you worked? Some say positively, and some say negatively! Let me know!

If technology consulting or consulting in general speaks to you, make sure to follow me and also check the link in bio for my YouTube channel that focuses on technology consulting, consulting, careers, professional & personal development, and money for the young working professional!

Manal Meer | Pivoting into Technology Consulting from a Science Background | WOMEN OF INSPIRATION

Full podcast episode: https://linktr.ee/christinepodcast

Manal Meer studied biology and psychology in University of Toronto and then an MBA at McMaster University where she discovered consulting during an internship. Recently pivoting into technology consulting at Ernst & Young in Canada as a Strategy & Technology Transformation Consultant, she walks us through her journey, is an MBA worth it, how she pivoted herself, and even how it’s like and some tips she has for those starting their jobs in a virtual or remote setting!

Mohammad Misbah: Up the Ranks in Consulting: Analyst to Senior Manager | TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS

Mohammad Misbah, other known as “The Consulting Guy” on Instagram, started off at Accenture as an analyst and then rose through the ranks as a senior manager and now is a Director at a Big 4 consulting firm. He now runs The Consulting Guy, hosts The Consulting Podcast, an entrepreneur (crypto, real estate, angel investing), and is a Dad of a 2 year old trouble maker, husband to a wonderful woman.

Starting off in systems integrations and then moving into management consulting where he focused on CRM in the financial services industry, Mohammad shares his wisdom of how his journey, responsibilities, and expectations have changed from when he was an analyst and all the way up as he got promoted within the firm to senior manager. He is now an ex-senior manager at Accenture and has moved onto to become a director at a Big 4 consulting firm!

AN HONEST CONVERSATION: Being a Woman in Consulting ft. @Kajol Phadnis, management consulting

Listen to Full Episode: https://linktr.ee/christinepodcast

In honor of International Women’s Day, Kajol and I wanted to make this podcast episode to have a very honest conversation about how it’s like being a woman in consulting. Kajol is currently a London-based Big 4 senior consultant specializing in venture building and innovation, specifically at Deloitte Consulting.

AN HONEST CONVERSATION: Being a Woman in Consulting ft. @Kajol Phadnis, management consulting

In honor of International Women’s Day, management.consultant and I wanted to make this video to have a very honest conversation about how it’s like being a woman in consulting. Kajol is currently a London-based Big 4 senior consultant specializing in venture building and innovation, specifically at Deloitte Consulting. We think change starts at having conversations and empowering others. We hope this video inspires you to have conversations with women around you. Comment down below what are steps you would take and share your experiences about being a woman in consulting or in the workplace!