As a Project Manager I was always busy trying to deliver against project plans which were agreed with customers. This became increasing difficult with constant resource reductions across the globe and more difficult to manage customer expectations.
Direct management was taken at a very high level and there appeared to be a lack of interest at an - more... individual level.
The ability to work on multiple accounts over my time was a real bonus as was the flexibility to work from home. This later part was a key element of why I stayed so long. - less