Consulting Exit Opportunities

I just bullshitted throughout the entire interview process for this director role at a small firm... and now they want to give me an offer. Holy shit. Was not expecting this.

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Ain’t that the truth! Hopefully I can stick it out long enough just for the title :)

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First off, congrats on the offer. Second, how much did you BS? Do you still feel comfortable with the position?

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Yeah. If you feel comfortable doing the job, go for it. If you can clearly see yourself failing save the headache. I will say though, pushing yourself and learning/growing on the job is quickest way to success in my experience. Nature of consulting. Can’t tell you how many times I show up and what I’m expected to do/deliver is not what partner sold. Haha. But you adapt, pivot and deliver. Usually you are smarter than most the people there anyways. Fake it till you make it.

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Excellent advice. I feel like this is an opp to really push myself to my limits. Imposter syndrome hits me all the time though. Got a lot to think about here!

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Director is not a senior position at least in Pharma. Associate director is individual role at best

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Not necessary. Depends on the firm

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Can you “coach” us?

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What role was it? I’ve been looking to blend my sales background with consulting :(

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I need one of those !

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What firm

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Smallish consulting firm :)

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What’s the comp offer?

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Not bad amigo. Go for it.

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What kind of bs?

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Lol. I remember I gave a high salary number to a small consulting firm after interviewing. I really wasn't interested and knew it would end the conversation... but they accepted! I was like holy sh*t!

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