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    I've been offered a graduate scheme in Consulting.. I was reviewing the contract and saw that there's a three month notice period (post probation)..

    I'm a bit concerned that something like that would make it hard for me to look for other jobs in the future - isn't one month the norm for a graduate hire.

    Would it be inappropriate to ask HR about this?
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    (Original post by jb9390)
    I've been offered a graduate scheme in Consulting.. I was reviewing the contract and saw that there's a three month notice period (post probation)..

    I'm a bit concerned that something like that would make it hard for me to look for other jobs in the future - isn't one month the norm for a graduate hire.

    Would it be inappropriate to ask HR about this?
    This early on, it probably would be unwise to ask.
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    (Original post by jb9390)
    I've been offered a graduate scheme in Consulting.. I was reviewing the contract and saw that there's a three month notice period (post probation)..

    I'm a bit concerned that something like that would make it hard for me to look for other jobs in the future - isn't one month the norm for a graduate hire.

    Would it be inappropriate to ask HR about this?
    Perfectly normal for any graduate job. They will invest a lot of money in you. Your departure could be disruptive. You are already looking elsewhere?
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    (Original post by jb9390)
    I've been offered a graduate scheme in Consulting.. I was reviewing the contract and saw that there's a three month notice period (post probation)..

    I'm a bit concerned that something like that would make it hard for me to look for other jobs in the future - isn't one month the norm for a graduate hire.

    Would it be inappropriate to ask HR about this?
    As above, 3 months is standard and asking would be inappropriate. It's as much a sign of their intention to invest in you.
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    (Original post by jb9390)
    I've been offered a graduate scheme in Consulting.. I was reviewing the contract and saw that there's a three month notice period (post probation)..

    I'm a bit concerned that something like that would make it hard for me to look for other jobs in the future - isn't one month the norm for a graduate hire.

    Would it be inappropriate to ask HR about this?
    It does seem slightly long, but at this early stage, it would be unwise to start asking about it.
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    How long is the grad scheme?
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    (Original post by Student-95)
    How long is the grad scheme?
    There's no specified time. I think it's just based on promotion so either you're promoted after two years at the entry level consultant role or you'll be managed out. Obviously if you're downright awful at the job, you may get the boot after three months but I'd imagine that's part for the course in many graduate schemes

    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Perfectly normal for any graduate job. They will invest a lot of money in you. Your departure could be disruptive. You are already looking elsewhere?
    I'm not looking elsewhere already but nothing's forever. After two years, there's every possibility that I'd be looking at what options are open to me and I just wondered whether that sort of notice period would be a hindrance. I'll be accepting regardless though!

    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    As above, 3 months is standard and asking would be inappropriate. It's as much a sign of their intention to invest in you.
    Thanks!
 
 
 
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