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Anybody else think consultants bitch way too much about this job. At my last company we flew out for 8 month stints, and tried not to get shot or blown up while we were there. Comp was poor.

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How did you make the move from KPMG?

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US Military? If so, thank you for your service.

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@dd1 there were some quality tax benefits

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Consultants LOVE to bitch about their first world problems. Thanks for your service OP-- our business would be better with more people like you in it.

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Lol OP, I worked for a firm like that but it was 10-15 months. Tax rates were much more favorable as I recall though

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I worked for the same company as you OP. My current working arrangement is nothing compared to my last company when I spent the 9th month of my wife's pregnancy across the country training in the Mojave Desert with no cell phone! Thank goodness she held it in!

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Answer is yes. Most make more than $100k a year and 90% of that are PMs and provided little to no technical value.

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I've been doing this 6 years EY1 any other sage advice?

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^valid point. I worked in subsidies of both.

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Wtf were you doing? Hilary's bodyguard?

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Consultants do bitch too much about trivial things. A lot of my close friends are in the military and hearing the shit they deal with keeps me grounded and that even the worst problems we face in consulting world aren't that bad

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Every person complains about their job, but if you don't realize how incredibly lucky you are to work at any consulting firm on here compared to some shit out there then you need a reality check.

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Bitching about your profession is linear with time spent in the job. Give it a few more years OP and you'll be in the same boat 🚣

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@KPMG 29 stumps?

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I think you guys worked for different firms lol

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@dd1 same parent company

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D1 show some respect

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@op Irwin, NTC. I was out of Bragg.

I was lending. Jacksonville is a smaller version of fayetteville

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