Lateral movement in firms?

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MC Southstar
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Lateral movement in firms?

Postby MC Southstar » Sat Nov 21, 2009 3:41 pm

For firms with multiple locations, possibly even in multiple countries, is there any opportunity for lateral transfer (ie. same position in a different location)?

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Re: Lateral movement in firms?

Postby Renzo » Sat Nov 21, 2009 5:40 pm

A move, or even two is common (e.g. an M&A att'y in NYC gets sent to London office to do M&A), but don't expect to tour the country moving between offices every 18 months.

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Re: Lateral movement in firms?

Postby TTT-LS » Sat Nov 21, 2009 6:03 pm

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Re: Lateral movement in firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:38 pm

If you can pull off a transfer in a firm, how does it impact your career? Does it tend slow you down if you are trying for partner?

Also, what is the ease of transfering like this? I have heard that it isn't that easy to do, and depends on demand in the firm's respective this true?

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