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Should I tell my counselor I’m planning to leave and actively searching for jobs? Or should I keep quiet until I get an offer I want to accept?

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Keep quiet.

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Vent here, not to your counselor. Some might be chill and provide advice on it but most won't.

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Telling you from experience. Not all counsellors are to be trusted.

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Don't say ship!

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Don’t.

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What a question? You must be living in an alternate reality 🤔

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Yes. Go on and tell them 😂😂😂😂 so smart to put yourself at risk to be let go while you don't have a job lined up already.

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Agree with ME/SM2. I've had people genuinely disappointed that I didn't mention it to them. As a counselor, I'm pretty open with counselees. I've talked openly about the nature of consulting, how people's circumstances change, how it's network-based and they can leverage me over their consulting careers or beyond. That frankness and practicality, in my opinion, typically suggest a pretty open dialogue. That said, it's an extraordinarily difficult call. So, unless you're really confident in your relationship, it's probably not worth the risk.

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It's all about risk management. If you trust your C and don't mind sharing personal stuff go for it. If not, then make sure you have an offer in hand before you go disclosing such stuff. It might not even be a personal thing but if you are on a confidential client they might even push you out the same day.

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Dumbest question ever. Are you sure you’re in consulting? Don’t you know by now no one can be trusted?

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But the orientation powerpoints! They said I could trust my counselor!

At your job?? Hell naw!!

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Don’t tell anyone

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I do trust my counselor, but the reason I’m leaving is for personal reasons and needing to be home. I’ve been told many times there are no local opportunities where I live so I think it’s time for me to get out of consulting.

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SM1 what on earth happened to you?

It depends on your relationship with your counselor... but I would treat them as a source of insight and support. It also depends on the situation and why you’re pursuing other opportunities... I have an open and honest relationship with my counsellees and I genuinely have their best interest at heart. I have had these conversations with my counsellees and I actually did have a counsellee who involved me in the decision and who ultimately I did encourage to pursue another opportunity due to how it aligned to their career interests, needs, situation at the firm, etc.

Agree with M2...my style is similar and I currently have a counselee who is trying to figure out what the best next step is for them in their career and I am actively involved in helping connect them with people (internally and externally) who can help them sort work through that. If not your counselor, do you have any mentors that you could or would want to confide in? Also, think about the objective of why you want to tell your counselor...if it's to get guidance and insight or to talk through options, great...if it's just to let them know you are leaving then I'd hold off till you have an offer you are planning to accept.

Tell him that ur not happy, motivated, challenged, etc. Make it known what’s keeping u unhappy so that they can get a chance to address it.

If your counselor doesn’t have a clue you are looking and wanting to leave, he/she is a crap counselor. My conversations with counselees is 100% confidential and I try to guide him/her in their career wherever they land. EY isn’t for everyone so sometimes leaving EY is best career move.

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