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Went through a bad burnout a few months ago and ended up taking some time off during the Christmas holidays to recover. Now that I am back, I feel disengaged and can’t help but constantly feel like I don’t belong here. Anyone else go through a similar experience?

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Yes that was me a year ago. And coincidentally, it was at guidehouse. Burn out is usually not just from being overworked and working a ton of hours. Its also from not being appreciated or recognized for your hard work. I would suggest thinking about finding a new job at a different firm. Life is too short to feel like your career isn't being supported by your team and management.

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Totally agree with you on that - thankfully the team that I am on now is great but I’m starting to realize that consulting isn’t what I want to do long term. Just need to figure out what kind of career I can switch to 🤔

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Ran into this a few years ago, ultimately I ended up leaving the company and going into consulting. Sorry I don’t have anything inspiring to say, just wanted to share you’re not alone in this feeling.

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All good - appreciate you commenting!

Feeling like that now... Will let you know if I figure it out!

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Please do!

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