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I don’t have the highest paying job, the hottest role, the prestige, or the level of career progression that my peers enjoy.

But I just want to appreciate the fact that I still make more then twice the average wage, was employed during the entirety of the quarantine, have a family, a house, security, health and so much more that I take for granted. It’s nice to stop looking up, and take a good look around once in a while. Life is alright!

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You're a consultant at EY, one of the largest and most well known professional services firm in the world. The "hottest" companies go to US for help. We're the mercenaries of the private sector. We're experts at what we do, and when people are intrigued about what we do and ask, we say "If I tell you then I'd have to kill you" because we're mandated by NDAs, furthering more interest in our profession. And we have one of the best exit opportunities ever, challenged everyday by exciting and new work and travelling to new places, unlike our industry counterparts. Be proud of what you do! At the end of the day, money means nothing. God, family, and service is everything. In. That. Order.

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Not HR lol. Also fellow consultant.

Reading these comments are just toxic. Glad there’s ratio here. More people support the vibes OP and I appreciate that. There’s just a lot of toxic people who hate their life here apparently

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I think the ‘toxic’ comments are just people being funny and sarcastic.

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Money is a tool, not an end in and of itself. It looks like you're using it well. Congrats!

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Comparison is the thief of joy. It’s not what you make it’s what you have; health and family trump everything. Good for you!

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Loser

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I used to work at a grocery store making $7 an hour. I will take any bad client over an angry Karen at Stop&Shop.

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Working at a Big 4 is prestige OP. Congrats

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Maybe the real prestige is the friends we made along the way

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Agreed, a good reminder to be grateful… thanks!

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Blessed🙏🏾

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Thanks for the post OP!

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This is the way

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This is the positivity and appreciation I like to hear! We need more of this from our fellow fishies!

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Sounds like you’ve officially made it out of early career and into mid-career!

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I never thought of it like that… ugh… and I don’t like the sound of it

You work at EY! That's prestige!!

Great perspective. Sounds like you are doing well!

Very well said

❤ this!!!

Hi HR.

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