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Is it normal to have a client interview before joining a project? Been in consulting for a few years and never had to do one.

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Yes. I thought it was more of a Risk Consulting rather than a Management Consulting thing though. Some clients just need to do their "due diligence".

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Not uncommon, more so at very senior levels or at junior levels in more staff Aug like roles in my experience.

Does it reflect badly on you if they client doesn't want you on the project?

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I was talking to a first year at a different consulting firm who mentioned that even as a first year, he gets plenty of project staffing options. Is this the norm? I got pigeonholed early

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Wish I were staffed on a project in a city known for clubbing and other debauchery. Vegas, New York, New Orleans…

I'm definitely more productive remote. The office just provides too many opportunities for socializing. Plus I wouldn't feel ethical billing my client for my midday nap.

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Just "wolf whistled" instead of saying my name on a client call. My young female client took it as a compliment.

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Anyone traveled to St. Louis for client work? How is it? Dive bar recs?

When your Midwestern client discovers the remnant henna on your hands from your friends wedding and thinks you have skin disease #cantmakethisup

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It's a little too early in the project to be receiving an ALL CAPS email. Especially on a weekend.

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Do you think I'll be able to use ubers and taxis as travel for all future client travel ? Don't want to get into it, but have some license issues and don't want to be driving.

That moment when your client tells the engagement partner of your project that if his son weren't married he would try to set you up with him...

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From what I can see so far, taking a full time offer from a client you've worked for seems analogous to crossing into heaven.

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How do I transfer to client and market from client delivery and operations?

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Yo F taking the Amtrak to client...I need miles!

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When the Marriott lounge manager emails you 2 months after your last project ended to see how you're doing...😑😑

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Need new Spotify playlist to make my days at windowless client site cubicle slightly less suicide inducing. Any thoughts?

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When you land home after a long week at the client only to hear the captain say, "Uhh...ladies and gentlemen...uhhh...gates occupied...uhhh."

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When your client is ripping your deck to shreds for a THREE WEEK PROJECT. Like of course we didn't have enough time to analyze all your processes you cheap bastards

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7:30 Friday night at client site. Email from manager: "do you have any downtime this weekend?" Response: "It is this weekend."

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When your manager asks you to use only one data set and not another which leads precisely to the client recommendation he’s seeking. Anyone else feel guilty about this sort of thing?

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The worst part about being from LA and being on a travel project is that the weather sucks no matter where they fly me to. Like what is this water coming from the sky... 😓

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So, you need warm bodies on a project? And a "throat to choke"? When did I get a job in Dexter's kill room?

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Part of the crowd. The briefcase doesn't show in post details though.

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Living it up in the city.

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