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As an engineer before MBA, I am finding it terribly hard getting used to business consulting. I am doing decently as far as performance goes - but a recent change of country and a more aggressive up-or-out policy in my company has added too much stress at work. Have been unofficially asked to work all weekends by my new mentor in the name of business development. Manager was angry when I discussed work life balance. Said “there’s work to be done! “ Have been asked by me for to start working as an acting manager after only 1 year of business consulting experience. I was a programmer for 5 years. I can’t manage consulting projects yet, I do need some more time. The whole thing is increasingly stressful. And it doesn’t help that I am also not a huge fan of this job. :/

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