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I came over from a B4 to a smaller firm. I've been out on one of their bigger clients. Hours aren't as bad as B4. I'm amazed how the homegrown staff and seniors freak out when they hear the amt of hrs

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😂 They looking at you like this ain't the big four .

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B4 take advantage of you guys, it's not the norm anywhere else to work THAT much.

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B4 hours are crazy. I'm at a mid sized firm and don't work anywhere near the amount of hours my B4 friends work

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Yeah, they are. SEC deadlines for a few of their subs. Partners were involved with staffing and maybe sr mgr. I'm so screwed.

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Cont'd ....I mean these long hours come with the territory in this profession. I can't even get staff on this client bc they're too scared to be on it. What am I supposed to do?

And it's one of the firm's biggest clients.

Speak to the manager/sr manager/partner of the job about staffing. If they're not scheduling enough staff on it by now you might be screwed (if this is an accelerated filer)

@OP if there are staff available assign them. Don't let them say "no" because they are afraid.

Find the staff that have less than 90 hour assigned and pick them up

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