Thoughts on boutique firms? Pros and cons?

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If you're lucky you'll have some degree of life but the pay sucks. If you're like me, you'll work big firm hours for small firm pay. Find an inhouse job. 🤣

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Pro - hours / flexibility / work-life balance
Cons - pay

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We are currently reviewing your experience and qualifications. If your application matches our requirements, you will proceed to the next step in the selection process.

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