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Switched from Big 4 to a boutique strategy consulting firm. I'm mesmerized by how smarter people are... 🤗

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I was at Protiviti. My first consulting gig. Absolutely loved working there. People were cool and culture was awesome. They did a terrible job diversifying so 2008 hit them hard. Layoffs and no raises. Jumped ship for 40% raise. Still look at those days fondly.

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Have fun some ppl are corporate drones and would not appreciate free will and innovation it comes in smaller firms :) Enjoy your hike and $$ - Let us know about work life balance as well, I have seen it to hit hard with smaller firms

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How smarter...

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To early...

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Haha @PWC1, actually laughed out loud

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^ yeah so do all big 4. It's called document production.

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Based on your grammar I can see why they seem so much smarter. Not trying to offend.

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OP, I hope your dedicated graphics team proofreads your communication as well before you hit send....

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Now you know how S& feels when we have to work with advisory. Mostly joking.

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Not trying to offense anyone. There were some sharp people at PwC but wow, this place is so much better

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40% bump in base salary. Most people leave to VC firms and startups from here... To early to say though

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Fucking haters man 😄

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I can imagine. How is the pay and work different? Where do you plan to go next?

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Firm?

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That's why all Booz people left. Remaining was backwash of pwc people. Mostly joking 😊

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Most people are Ivy grads

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Haha maybe I was at the wrong PwC then 😂

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OP - good luck! Went the other way myself. There are pros and cons to all. Ps. I love how all these PMO running S&O folks think they do strategy work. Better to finish above forecast than be stagnant. Burn.

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Nope! Everything seems to be so much more professional and systematic. We even have our own dedicated graphics team making our slides prettier.

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Touché.

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Lol nvm ^.

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