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What are the different client facing ranks at all the firms, in order from lowest to highest, and how many years are typically spent at each before being promoted to the next?

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Analyst 2 yrs Consultant 2 yrs Senior Consultant 2 yrs Manager 3 yrs Senior Manager 4 yrs Partner/Principal/Director

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Staff 2 yrs Senior 3 yrs manager 3 yrs senior manager 5 yrs partner/principal/executive director

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