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What is a good professional answer to "why do you want to leave consulting?" when asked by a hiring manager. We all know the fishbowl reasons, but looking for an effective spin. Thanks in advance.

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I think the travel reason is a legitimate one, especially if you're trying to settle down and start a family

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Lol, leverage...

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Could also say you'd like to own projects through the full lifecycle instead of just setting strategies and leaving, depending on your shift

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Another is ownership. As consultants we help facilitate a lot, but it's easier to really own something tangible in industry

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Could even leverage you want to focus on one skill set; become specialized versus a jack of all trades

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D2 omg just realized you said the same thing haha. Swear I didn't read

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Jack of all trades, want to be master of one??

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"That's a great question and the answer truly depends on what you define as a want. Let me get back to you on that by end of this week and may be we touch base for s quick status on this day tomorrow EOD?"

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More like jack off to all trades

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Apply what I've learned to make a real impact end to end, put down roots and create lasting value, buzz, buzz, buzz

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Thanks everyone

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Yeah thanks. I'm stealing these too.

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My answer: "that's a bs question. Why the f do you care. Just check the box and ask me something that is semi-meaningful. Hell, what do you want out of life is better than that." I swear, most interview questions are such a joke. My favorite, "tell me your weaknesses (as a way of telling me your strengths but i don't want to be that transparent)."

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