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How does one get into advisory without already being in big 4 or having a narrow industry focus? All of the postings I see are for very specific IT related positions.

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Business is booming for IT. That's why they are aggressively hiring there. I got in as an accounting major out of school for the Business Risk side. Not hiring much for that anymore..

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Mid tier firms will have business analyst positions listed that are IT advisory consulting but not exceptionally technical positions if that's what you mean.

For instance, Deloitte has job postings for Workday specialists, etc. All specific granular positions related to specific software packages..regardless of the city I search. Similar with the others. I don't get it-if you don't have the experience, where would one gain it?

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