Top Consultant Says Many Are Retiring Soon, Career Opportunity For Security Pros?

Michael Silva posted this tweet about upcoming job opportunities in the consulting market:

I have to admit, many of the consultants I worked with over the years seemed to be closer to retirement age. This is not surprising, it is the kind of role you expect to see filled by more experienced people instead of those early in their career.

This could be a good career opportunity for people looking to move on from roles at manufacturers or larger integrators. Take your experience building and selling solutions and turn that into a similar role, but without the same pressure to hit a number every quarter.

Does working as a consultant seem like an interesting role, or would you feel it is too far removed from hands-on stuff?

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