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For those of you who have kids, do you mention that during the interview? I would if they asked why do I want to leave consulting. I normally start with my personal interest, then

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I would never start with a personal reason. Always start with a value to the firm play before moving to personal reasons.

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Agreed. I never start with a personal reason, but after some rejections start thinking I shouldn’t even mention the kids part. I mean after all this information has no value added to the employer.

Depends on the rapport I have with the interviewer, but if I do ever mention it (maybe 50% of the time, if that), I generally only do it if the interviewer has made a comment about their own kids. I never lead with it, though, and only mention it towards the end of it comes up at all.

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Thanks! This helps.

...would mention that the travel from Mon to Thursday also made my personal life unsustainable since I have a kid. I added this since I only have about a year or so in consulting. Some ppl would ask why you want to leave so soon. But I feel this might be too much? Thoughts?

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