Are exit opportunities as a Manager really that much better than as a SC? Why, and by how much?

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Subscribed. I feel I am killing myself to try and make M this year and I often wonder why (definitely not a lifetime consultant)

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Not sure if exit opportunities are that different for second or third year SC vs a first year M, but if you ever want to boomerang it's good to level up. Also, the bump in salary gives you more negotiating power when you do leave

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Apparently your post has caused 5 others...I thought it was a decent question. There's lots on here right in that SC to M sweet spot.

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Haha. Why are people such haters. I just want to learn!

U get to be cashier at McDonald's instead of flipping burgers if u exit as a manager 😜. Seriously though, just having a title manager helps get attention of potential recruiters and gives u leverage to apply to VP level positions

Promotions to Manager are selective so it signals the marketplace your worth to a consulting firm. Second, it indicates you have the ability to Manage and lead a team. Sure you did that as an SC too but the title change validates it. That said titles are still subjective and it's your experience and story that counts when you try to exit.

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