Is work/life better at tier 2 vs MBB? Or same?

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Big 4 are terrible imo. Look at smaller companies like Slalom if you want a great wlb

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Varies tremendously by group at Big4 but from what I hear MBB is consistently more strenuous. My old group at PwC was pretty decent - 8-7 typically and not many “plz fix” assh*les

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No thanks. I’ll continue my walk out the door of this God awful firm.

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It’s pretty bad at PwC however I cannot speak for MBB.

Was at a big 4 before BCG. MBB hours > big 4 hours.

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Accenture is pretty good. But they are all big firms with plenty of rough projects.

Even within our firm (boutique) it varies by client/industry/region. I try to design my projects with consultant WLB in mind, I’d rather plan an engagement for e.g. 14 over 12 weeks and not have my team in the office at 10pm on on the weekend. That said, one observation is that consultants everywhere think they work harder/longer than those in the building next door.

Also at MBB prior Big 4. It’s not just the hours. It’s the intensity that is much higher.

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