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I’ve worked in consulting for 4 years and still find the culture so unexpectedly toxic at times with surprises like some person torpedeos your promo or does things behind your back. What is the deal? Why is consulting like this?

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It all depends on the company and group that you’re in. I worked in SAP at PwC and it was a cesspool of questionable morals and backstabbing. Came to Cap and while they’re not as high performing, they actually care about each other. (For the most part…there are exceptions)

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Have you worked in any other industries? In my time elsewhere, I’ve noticed the same thing and have yet to find a workplace without bad apples. There are a handful of toxic individuals everywhere and unfortunately you can only avoid them as best you can.

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