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Discuss life after consulting. This bowl is for ex-consultants and those exploring options outside of consulting.
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To the people who left consulting for in-house positions, what is the best and worst thing about it? And do you have any recommendations. For reference I am an environmental consultant.

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I was recently laid off from my consulting firm and am looking for a new opportunity, ideally a corporate strategy type role at a company directly or tangentially related to the sports industry. I hav… more

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I have been selected to submit the 2nd assessment test for BCG (Numerical one) and I am panicking as I am not good in math and no time to practice. Do you know anyone who have succeeded to connect me with?<… more

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Hi there, I’m looking to leave my current role as a Senior Analyst in digital strategy to go into product management.

Has anyone made a similar move?
How hard will it be to transition?
Is there anything I can do to help? Been looki… more

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You know you’re in the chopping block. What do you do the day before an HR meeting?

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Hi All,
Posting this to ask if anyone has gone through this. I was impacted by the Recent round of layoffs at Ernst and Young, and found a tempting role at Capital One. However, after applying (appl… more

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How to better sell yourself & attract head-hunters?

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Wrapping up over 25 years of corp dev and consulting. I like the intellectual stimulation, leading teams and the like. But would like to find something meaningful with job security for the next 10 yea… more

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Can anyone recommend a company that is in the business of truly solving problems, not just of selling the most expensive services in the least time with the most popular buzzwords of the day so it can hit a… more

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Anyone leave consulting to work as an insurance broker?

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I’m working at health care services corporation (hcsc) , anyone know about it? I found out it’s non profit, isn’t it risky to work for non profit because of money issues ?

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Is it normal if offer letter doesn’t have hiring bonus? And even when I asked they are not giving any.

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As a recent undergraduate with a BA in economics, what are some skills I can develop to set distinguish myself from other applicants when trying to get into consulting?

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What’s the number 1 skill you would try to teach yourself now within the next 6-12 months if you’re goal was to leave consulting for a job with better work life balance but still acceptable salary.

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Thinking to leave my consulting career for a position at a top hedge fund. Had an interview with the hiring manager who’s also joined recently, and hit it off. However, the hiring manager has been the… more

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Feeling a bit lost on what roles to specifically look for and where to target, I've 7 years of experience in areas like change management and operations - any advice?

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Anyone have any resources or tips on how to format a resume coming out of consulting?

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Would you just chill if your end date at your current job was 5 months from now and then 2 months of severance? Or would you start a new job immediately if you found something early?

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4 YOE thinking of joining JET programme to teach English in rural Japan for a year or two

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I have a interview presentation and question is describe a time when you identified a business issue, process gap, or challenging work problem and developed a strategy or initiative to address the iss… more

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Im considering leaving consulting back to industry. I have 7 years cross-industry IT Infrastructure project managent experience and new to the UK job market (except for current 2 years at B4 firm), so… more

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I am safe I am working restaurant

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Anyone considering their MBA or EMBA or another form of graduate management education (like a business-related masters)? I’m running focus groups in October for research on people planning to apply wi… more

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Hi! I am considering leaving Accenture to pursue social impact work full-time. 2.5 YOE. Don’t know where to start. Any advice?

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Figured the ex consultants would be a good place to ask - did anyone save down files before they left their firm?

How is AWS as a company to work for? Is it really worth the time to spend on prep for the interview?

What’s the worst part about travel?

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Best jobs to transfer to from consulting? With remote options perhaps? Or good levels of freedom?

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Any advise on the best credit cards to use after consulting? Not sure if the travel credit cards are still the best value with the reduced travel.

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It’s funny - I’ve been rejected so many times in my short career. But when it happens, I still feel a small sting. Just got dinged from an interesting role - how do you deal with the aftermath?

While this bowl grows, I thought I’d have a question to kick things off:

Why did you leave consulting? What do you do now? How did you make the switch (upskilling, referrals, etc)? Pros/Cons?

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