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How do y’all manage clients and do other deals?? I’m managing 4 portcos by myself and a partner + have 3 deals. I’m a first year btw

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This is why "we are leanly staffed and you will get great learning experience here" is a 🚩

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You have to find the amount of work you’re willing/able to do on a long term basis. For me that is 50 billable hours a week but for others it will be lower/higher. If you’re at that number you should turn down new assignments. One caveat for a first year is that sometimes you’re billing very inefficiently (and may not know it), having a bit too much on your plate teaches you how to handle this more efficiently.

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Corporate or specialist? Sounds ridiculous either way, how understaffed are you?

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Wow. I’m a specialist and this would still make me go insane.

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