October 26, 2020

Comp Watch: Strategy& People Having the Last Laugh

Hey gang, remember a couple years ago when PwC acquired Booz & Company? Remember how we all hoped the new firm would be named something fun like Boozerhouse or BoozeCoop or Company? Remember how they went with Strategy& and no one got it and it harkened everyone back to Monday and we all had a good laugh? 

Yeah, those were good times. Anyway, fast-forward back to present and Strategy& employees make more money than all of us:

Infographic: The Highest-Paying Companies In America | Statista
 

This chart is from Statista based on a bunch of Glassdoor data. And it is a stark reminder of your meager career prospects. While the rest of us grind it out, waiting for performance reviews that will barely keep pace with the rate of inflation, Strategy& employees fly first class and keep company with captains of industry and technology that are changing the world all while pulling down salaries that would feed the entire population of some countries for a week. 

Whatever. It's still a stupid name. 

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