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Other managers- how many clients are you on right now? Are you doing everything from senior consultant tasks (execution, documenting materials, leading meetings) to manager tasks (review, rework, billing, budgeting, client decks) across all of them? I feel like I’m being taken advantage of because they expect me to cover for everything but I don’t know what other managers are doing. So not sure if this is the norm (I’m a new manager). What’s manager life at other firms?

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This currently isn’t for me, holding the weight of 3-4 big client projects and all the deliverables end to end and admin…. so I’m looking to dip. But if it’s better at other firms, I might start looking at other firms instead of only industry. Other managers in my office suffer from the same thing.

21 projects across 15 clients. Mix of acting as staff, senior, manager, sales, etc. on them. It's killing me and I can't keep anything straight. Trying to get rolled off some of them but we have a huge lack of managers bc people have left the firm.

This is quite unsustainable and unreasonable. I’m surprised this is even allowed.

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I’m a new manager with 2 projects. First one is a lot of admin work and the new one utilizes my industry experience to run a team administratively. I can definitely handle more but I can quickly see WLB eroding.

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