Has anyone that was laid off landed at another Big 4 and are happier there? How did you explain the lay off during the process? At a loss on next steps, not sure if Big 4 is worth another shot.

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Don't think consulting is worth it at all

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Layoff can happen to almost anyone. Go back into the market in a strong place, proud of your credentials. You will be snapped up in no time.

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Sorry for your troubles. If you're a Consultant level, you have enough experience to jump to industry if you'd like as well, or go back and get your MBA. My friend jumped from Big 4 to Oliver Wyman, they're doing a huge drive to hire experienced analysts/consultants and liked the environment there much better. He just explained that he was in a tough spot but brought along copies of his performance reviews and had two recommendation letters from PPDs he worked with vouching for him. That worked and got him the job.

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No, but ended up at an awesome boutique. In my case consulting spend in my industry was weak, so none of the big 4 were hiring at the time. Cast a wide net and see where your skills line up with market needs. Lots of firms out there providing professional services as well as many available industry roles.

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