Joined Deloitte Consulting M&A practice in early 2021 and I think I hate it. Finding it really tough to network with leaders and get on decent projects... yet I keep hearing how everyone is really busy and oversold.. Doesn't seem like I'm able to fit in here. How much longer should I keep trying or maybe I should just leave?

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Deloitte M&A is toxic af. Just leave, it’s what all the cool kids are doing. (And the really cools one go to EY, dm me for a referral) 😃

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Where did you go? I haven’t have lots of luck in landing “cool company” job

Come to PwC! I left D because of the culture and have loved PwC so far

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Would you recommend PWC DDV team over Deloitte M&A?

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Where did you come from? Prior experience?

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I thought all the cool kids leave the big 4?

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OP look into EY SaT (houses Parthenon). Everyone I’ve worked with is fantastic and I’d drink a beer with any of them

I feel like there are 100 other messages here from people saying don’t do Deloitte M&A. Where there’s smoke there’s fire

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I don't mind the long hours and weekends at all which is what I feel like a lot of their people here complain about, I have enjoyed the work so far. I just want to be amongst a better network of people that I can share experiences with and learn from. Also, USI is really overrated and shouldn't be relied on as much as they are.

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I am at the same boat, can you DM me? Let’s form a group see if we can help each other out?

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Was with Deloitte M&A and lasted one year. Horrible and Toxic culture but very smart people. I am going to PwC.

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Trust me. Me too. I hate it here.

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Give it a yr n then leave if it’s not a fit

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Wanna DM for referral? Win win situation

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I’m sorry you are not having a good experience, it can take time to find your people. The firm is sold out pretty much across every Operating Portfolio, though not sure if M&A. Would you consider switching OPs or do you only want to do M&A? 

WM is hiring for SC / EC levels. Please DM if you’re interested

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