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After 3 years in commercial, i decided to join a federal project. everyday now feels like a vacation.

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Get out now before they either won't let you leave or make leaving the most difficult 6 months of your life.

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RUN AWAY FROM AFS. IF YOU GET SUCKED IN YOU WILL DIE THERE.

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When your client is a cabinet secretary or the White House your federal project is just like a commercial one....

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The annoying thing is that it's easy to move between federal and commercial if you network, but the hard part for fed->comm is that federal projects never end so it's hard to roll off without burning bridges

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Plz recommend making a metric for PPDs that don't let analysts roll off or take it personally and lower ratings as a result.

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all good. this is gonna be my last project at deloitte before i jump ships to kpmg 👋

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@Deloitte 1 It can be a little difficult if you're commercial but aligned to our health and public services group. Otherwise, I think it's easy for people of other groups to switch off cuz of the higher politics of what P&L you hit.

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I'm commercial but on a federal project right now. Being home during the week and hours are great but I miss the intensity.

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^ is it really that bad? We seem to be pretty flexible in terms of people switching back and forth but I've heard they're making the fed - commercial switch harder.

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Accenture Federal is an entirely separate entity. Even their emails are "out of network". Payroll is different, everything is separate, and that's why it's a big deal and hard to switch in and out of.

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So I wonder if I get to charge the time I spend on his app to my firm activity now

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Is that how Accenture works? I'm aligned to federal and got on a commercial project just fine.... Anecdote I know

^noted for my firm activity around fed commercial integration

@deloitte1 wait wait wait... I want to get on that firm initiative!! Can you tell me how to get involved with that without doxxing yourself?

@dc metro its part of the federal GM steering committee

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