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I need career advice. I left B4 a few weeks ago for a seemingly perfect consulting position but it is not at all what it seemed. Was expecting analytical role with the great managers I interviewed with, but as it turns out I’ve been placed on a brand new team with a micromanager and my job duties are to take notes during client meetings. Help! Do I reach back out to recruiters? I miss excel

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You'll keep getting staffed on a variety of projects. Unless this is a long term engagement, I'd say have patience, especially if it's an MBB. As far as the micromanager is concerned, well, its good to have experience of working with a variety of managers, will help you explore your own management style eventually.

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Worst case scenario, there's a good chance you can boomerang back to b4, even now. I've seen it done before even after only a few months.

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What is the salary and what State are you in?

Before you leave I would look at your job description and talk to the hiring manager about expectations versus what you are experiencing. Maybe their is a reason they are asking you to take notes as a part of their on boarding and on the job training.

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