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Starting at a new firm in a few weeks. I'll be switching to a different role and market. Any general pointers on how I can prepare myself for the switch?

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We are consultants. Rarely do we know what the eff we are doing, but still somehow figure it al out in the end.

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Same problems, different client/industry

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Fake it 'til you make it.

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Just relax and enjoy the time in between... You'll learn fast enough

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Start networking now and tell everyone you're start time in order to help get staffed as quickly as possible.

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Tactically speaking... Read up on any firm IP in the space, linked in stalk to find out who the partners are and ones you might want to reach out to, read up on industry blogs/ research/conference talks on YouTube. Don't need to go overboard...just enough work to show you have put in effort to understand the market and can speak the language

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Update: just put in my two weeks notice!

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Depends what firm you're heading

Which firm? What r u switching from/into?

@ACN 1: I'll be switching from RM Advisory @ PwC to FM Consulting @ KPMG

A big THANK YOU to everyone for the great advice!

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