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How did you realize that it’s time for you to leave consulting?

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When you ask people that question, you know it's time!

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When I realized i never want to be a SM or Partner

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Yeah, that life would suck. Keep the fancy house, you’ll never sleep in it.

This week when my “resource manager” told me to “network” to get staffed - I know it’s the game but networking to do your job is asinine.

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That’s what an engagement manager is for, right?

When our first company email about Covid 19 was how to use it to sell work...

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Money makes the sweetest music

Definitely not in the middle of a market crash

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When I joined and they put me into a role I had specifically mentioned I wasn’t interested in

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How did you get out?

Today when the leaders did not have my back despite supporting them for years and sacrificing my weekends & midnights for them. Brutally hurt 😞

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It sounds hokey to say it, but it’s the old adage, people wont remember what you said but they will remember how you made them feel. My leaders in industry never ignored me the way that partner has.

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In consulting you deliver skills and sell people. If you don’t want to sell people (SM / PPMD) and you’ve learned the skills you need, it’s time to get out.

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When I’ve dealt with 2 managers who base “enthusiasm” for project work as a feedback point out of pettiness and they’d rather roll me off than give me the benefit of the doubt.

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When I got thrown under the bus by the partners one too many times in front of my team

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For me, that time will come when people I don’t like working with have occupied over a certain threshold within my group (over those i love working with)

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This!

What D1 said and when I felt like I could be much happier somewhere else. Also thats fucked up E1

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When Covid-19 hits... life is too short.

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When my niece looked up at me and said "do I know you." She was saying it to mess with me, but it broke my heart.

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Ouch guys, yah those lines could sting and get you to make that shift..

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When I was having a hard time as a staff configuring ELK stack for the first time and raised lack of time/tools/training as an engagement risk. PPED said “it’s open source right? Read the source code.”

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Do you prefer Starwood or Marriott and why? I have roughly half points in both but thinking of focusing on one now.

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Maya Dirado, US swimmer, is going to work for McKinsey in Atlanta :)

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Has Facebook become the social media platform for “older people”?

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Pouring one out for our fallen brethren who have to travel for the short thanksgiving week. May God have mercy on your souls.

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Kid isn’t legally allowed to buy a gun so what law would’ve prevented this? I’m in favor of some laws, I also own guns.

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Why isn't utilization part of your bonus? I get why it doesn't go towards performance...but if I'm charging 100% for the year that means I making the company a lot of money! Hook it up!!

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Plane moving = anesthesia

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Just received a message from a recruiter about a Sr Knowledge Analyst role for digital supply chains with BCG at their Center for Knowledge and Analytics. Anyone have any experience or insight?

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Just realized I didn't book my flights for this week...

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Anyone else feel that people openly supporting trump in the office should be fired?

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people tell me to date another consultant because they "get it" ... the consultants on my project cheat on their sig others. if that's "getting it" then I think I'll stay single

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There needs to be a tinder for just consultants & air flight attendants

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Does a senior VP in a relatively "no-name" company (like Johnson and Johnson) make more than an entry level Program Manager in Google?

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My SM just tried to add me on Facebook?..... No thanks

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"Congratulations! You have reached a Deloitte career milestone by celebrating your 5 year anniversary...you are receiving a Service Anniversary Award." $100. Thanks for the good laugh, Deloitte.

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