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Im about 2.5 years in and I’m starting to really dislike tech implementation work. Maybe remote work is just killing me now. What are some common exit opportunities you’ve seen or taken? Excluding MBA

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Not all tech implementation is remote. Find a firm that doesn’t just lift and shift BPs remotely, work towards HR/FIN transformations where it’s bigger than just the technology. You can then use that for more strategy roles if you want/need, both in or out of consulting

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I appreciate it! I think being home so much and constant virtual meetings make it so tough

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