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I feel like I am constantly in "foreplay" when looking for an assignment. Things are great and it seems like I am just about to be staffed... until... I'm not! Bah-hum-bug! Such a tease

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Every time I find an exciting role it's out of region/alignment. It's such BS too, because I didn't even get to choose my alignment. Every role they want to staff me in is a long-term role I won't enjoy. I'm scared of being fired even though I'm a "high performer".

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Same at pwc. You're not alone. Is there any company besides MBB that actually has a good staffing model?

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A1 my friend has the same issue at Accenture. You're not alone. Seems like your model makes MDs too self serving. Ours at least is just badly managed. LOL.

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Move to a private company. More transparency. Could just be K though

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Same here. Exactly the same. I've been in contact with 7 projects in this round and I'm still on the bench

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@Op and A1: I have lost out on projects for similar reasons.

A1 and that's why I'm putting my 2 weeks notice in this Friday. All the projects I want to do are out of alignment and like you, i didn't get to pick my alignment.

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Anyone in a similar situation? How did you leave or make it better?

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