Why Consulting Beats Working in Industry—Four Often Overlooked Career Benefits

Working in the consulting industry provides a unique set of requirements and challenges, such as heavy travel schedules and compressed project timelines. That said, there are several often overlooked, or at best under-represented, benefits to a consulting career.  Unfortunately, most job seekers are largely unaware of what these benefits are, unfamiliar with how to ask the right questions of a prospective consulting firm employer to help determine if these might be available to them, and do not know how to take advantage of them once on-boarded with their new consulting firm.

For job seekers considering consulting, understanding what to look for and where to find it can help ensure these often hidden benefits are given full consideration and enjoyed as part of a rewarding consulting career. For consulting firms in hiring mode, take note of these benefits to share with your hiring prospects/candidates.

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