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Did some traveling for clients recently. Personally, I like traveling to different cities and such. But it does come with some disadvantages - a) we're literally spending the entire day with our team (including dinner), and so having a good team is key b) we just tend to work late since we usually stay only for a set number of days.
The advantages are plentiful - a) you get to see different cities b) expense through decent food we usually dont get on a daily basis at home. I hate dealing with the expense police though...hey we're sacrificing our personal schedules at home for our firm, least you can do is let us live it up.


Anonymous said…
How much traveling do you actually do? Do you have a wife or girlfriend? Would you even have time for one? Thanks.
Anonymous said…

I was wandering about the type of education most people have at the Big 4? What types of degrees and what level e.g. undergrad, postgrad?

notfordisplay said…
I don't do much traveling, it's not much of a big deal since I can always fly/drive back home over the weekend, or fly my girlfriend over for the weekend if I'm working travelling for more than one consecutive week. But I only probably travel 3 weeks a year, if that. If you do not want to travel much, all you have to do is talk to scheduling to put you on clients that stay in-house. And yes, you definitely do have time for a wife or a girlfriend. But it really depends on you. If you're a workaholic and want perfection, you won't have much time, and the lower in the scale you go, the more time you'll have. It's all about how you can balance your work-life situation.

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