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Has anybody hopped over from an MBB/T2/B4 type of firm to a boutique? Thoughts /perspectives? Would appreciate either a push off the ledge or a pull away from it. Generally fed up with the long hours, lack of project variety, and the firm’s small practice and lack of focus in my interest area and wondering if things would improve at a boutique that specializes in what I want to do.

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Moved from T2 to boutique. Based on your last paragraph, yes, I think you’d be happy at a boutique, except the long hours will not change. You will definitely get to focus on what you want if that is what the boutique does; you will have more of a choice in projects, no utilization metrics. Everyone is over utilized in general. The focus at boutiques is very narrow- just be careful it is really the work that you want to be doing.

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