Former MBB here. Looking to get back into MBB but also considering Alix as I can likely start at Director (was former EM/PL level at MBB). Ops background. Crazy to consider AP?? I don’t mind getting my hands dirty in excel and pptx but def a different working model.

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You seem to be making the assumption that MBB on your resume is going to magically get you bumped a level. Might be possible do so in Tier 3 and boutiques but typically not in T2s

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Although I have heard the hours are less, as the pressure to move up and also do “extra curricular” work is not as extensive.

I am affiliated with our Ops team. The group is fantastic - great people and pretty decent WLB. Diversity of work may be limited compared to MBB but we have been growing a lot so this is changing. Feel free to DM if you want to chat further.

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I’ve been at Alix for a while, and the only reason I would leave would be to leave consulting. I really like working here. I know the Alix Ops guys well - good crew :)

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I have a great opinion of AP. Full of smart, very nice and very capable people. That being said, pretty sure EM/PL/CTL level is an SVP at Alix, not director.

If a former MBB, then he probably has more industry experiences since then, so a bump is possible

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