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I don't understand the level of bitching on this app. Do you guys really work that much? I haven't done shit all weekend for the second year. Am I just lucky? I feel people just create work...

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How can you not crave some client value creation on Saturday and Sunday?

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Not if you're politically smart

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Consulting is about working smart not hard - if you can't figure that out - why would the client listen to you

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Even if it's not heads down working 60-80 hours ... We still have completely unpredictable schedules day to day. Let us vent!

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Y'all exaggerate SO much. Read the NYT article on the fabricated 80 hr work weeks.

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Lol. People who have work tend to bitch more. I would say 15% of anyone at a consulting firm would have work over thanksgiving. Also Accenture and McKinsey tend to be more workaholic cultures while the rest may be leaning towards work life balance

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Some of it's just funny/exaggeration. But I've never known a single consultant who checks in around 9 and signs off at 5 every single day. Realize that's a reality for many blue/white collar... So ya, we can whine

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^^currently working legit 9 to 5 and it's amazing. Obviously will have busy times but it's not hard to set your own hours.

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Actually McKinsey people are generally pretty focused on lifestyle. Weekends are generally no-no's and I'm definitely not a workaholic. I've done 10 hours of weekend work in total over 20 months at the firm.

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^Damn man that's The job I want. #1 and good work life balance

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Wanna trade jobs?

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It's called have a shred of respect and turn down shitty churn projects that work you to death.

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Consulting in general has a workaholic cultures - 60 h/week is minimum to say the least

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^that is not something to be proud of either - you live just once - so live it (your minimal time on earth)

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