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I am a second year post MBA consultant. I see a lot of similar tenured colleagues thinking of leaving their firms. What causes this mass exodus? I feel I still have a lot more to learn at the place I am at and hoping to stay. Am I missing something here?

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It’s pretty common to leave once your signing bonus clause expires. Consulting sucks when you can’t travel or collocate. 70 hour weeks with none of the fun parts (coworkers, happy hours, miles, etc.)

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People are making the same amount working a fraction of the hours.

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Where ?

Better WLB. I left consulting as early as I could (1.5 years out of UG) and am much happier making similar if not better comp in tech while working fewer hours

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Development is also stunted in the last year due to COVID. So definitely less learning opportunities.

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