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Was just recently offered a job as a UX Designer at Booz Allen Hamilton. Anyone here have any experience working for them? I’ve heard mixed opinions on “The Bench”. Verbal offer was $100k & i’m lo… more

Does a severance usually come with a lack of work letter? (Big4)

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Favorite down time activity?

Just got benched, been completely billable till now, how long until I should be worried about potential layoffs? (Even though management is “committed” to not letting people go during covid)

How many benches have grown in this environment?

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Anybody pursuing a side hustle while on the bench?

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How is being on the bench differ across firms? For us, it often is working similar to project hours (late night) on short fuse pitches

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Do you guys go into the office while on the bench

Did you get out of bed today?

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Haha why is it called bench “blues”? I’m the happiest man alive on the bench. I do the bare minimum

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What’s the easiest internal initiative to do on the bench?

How long have you been on the bench currently? I’ll start: 2 months

Is the bench larger than normal?

I am using it to study and work out.

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My motivation legit evaporates when I’m on the bench... help

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What do you do with all this free time?!

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