On the bench but putting in my notice in two weeks. Any reason to look for projects, PD work, etc? Or should I just chill?
Has anyone ever put in their 2-week notice while on the bench and got let go prior because... no work?
Experienced hire here who came in a level to low. I've been rolled off of 3 projects each after 6 months because I don't "look friendly and engaged". Work delivered no problem. Kinda double bitter
Been on the bench for a week. Fml. Advice?
That moment when you walk out of a second round at a job you want, are told you're moving onto the next round, and also receive an email that you're now staffed after weeks on the bench 🙄
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
Any ideas to get off the bench guys? I'm a staff starting my second year. Tried reaching out to various folks in the firm but it's as if everyone's out to ignore me 😓😓
What’s the best way to roll off a team without blow back? These people are stressing me out
Holding all else constant, do you prefer two continuous weeks of bench time or 10 hours less work per week for 8 weeks
What do you do when you're on the bench? Apparently I'm being picked up next week, but my team hasn't sent me any prep materials. I'm helping for 2-3 hrs per day, but the rest of the time......nada.
First time on the bench as a relatively new hire, any advice for making the most of this downtime?
What’s the longest amount of time you’ve spent on the bench? And what did you do during the time? First time on the bench after 3 years here
How’s the commercial bench at PwC?
What hobbies do y’all do? I’m in a rut with not much going for me so figure I should fill some bench time up.
On my notice period and bench for the next couple of weeks. With wfh I'm basically doing whatever I want (running, reading, swimming, day trips nearby) during work hours. Can't travel abroad cos UK visa is being issued. Any activities/places I should visit in London that get jam packed during the weekend?
If you’re on the bench and give your 2 weeks notice, is it more likely you’ll work the 2 weeks or just be told to leave that day?
What do you all think about AWS cloud practitioner Cert? Not worth if I'm studying for cissp?
Has anyone started at Citibank recently? In the digital products team? Looking for insight on company and life work balance. Location remote/ Irving, TX
tax q. live in CA. for three months was on a project in ohio last year. do i have to file state tax for ohio too?
Question for BCG fish regarding what level to target. What are the levels and associated years at each level? I’m wanting to come in at the consultant level with 3.5 YOE + an industry relevant masters. Majority of my experience is B4 strategy consulting , then shifting industry strategy for the last year. Boston Consulting Group
Does anyone have insight about the culture of the higher ed practice at Accenture? Is it a good place to work? How is the team? What is the workload like?
My firm was one of the firms that gave covid bonuses but did not specify whether everyone was getting it. I didn’t make my hours this year because I was on maternity leave and a bunch of my cases ended 1-2 months before I went out so I had lower hours before I started my leave. I couldn’t make up for those lost hours when I was back since I was working from home with an infant because of covid. I didn’t get the covid bonus, which in my mind is ironic considering the circumstances. (Cont.)
How adamant is ACN with taking back bonus $ if you leave the firm? I got $10k relocation bonus 10 months ago, have to pay it back if I leave before 12. 😭
Has anyone negotiated temporary lower rent with your land lord during covid? (my bf lost his job and I'm the only one making money).
What resources do you recommend that focus on closing the deal regarding job interviewing? Going through all the rounds, but having trouble with final closure.
I did a case interview earlier today and it went pretty well overall apart from one question in which I made a math error that would change the answer to their question. Is it worth bringing it up in the thank you email to the interviewer or should I ignore it and just hope for the best?
About to make move to independent (but growing/stable) shop. Any 🐠 been able to get equity as part of comp package? If yes, did you have to take a hit on base and/or bonus?
I am starting a new role with a new company and will have 6 direct reports. Although I have managed teams before in a consulting project setting, this will be the first time in industry. Any recommendations on how to sharpen my management skills (books, blogs, etc). Particularly looking at how to delegate effectively and practical examples on how to run day to day.
Looks like I'm going to get passed up for a promotion this cycle - many of the reasons being things outside of my control. Finding it really difficult to stay motivated. Any words of wisdom or (cont.)
Okay Delta. How do you run out of Jack Daniels and Bacardi Rum in the E terminal Sky Lounge? Poor planning.
I previously posted in this bowl about interviewing for my dream job and this past week I received a job offer!!!!!!
Want to have a child and get an MBA in the next five years. Any ideas on which I should do first? I hear it can be handy to be pregnant during school to minimize time out of the workforce. I'm 30 :)
Peeps I have H1b till Sep 2021 but my passport expired in Sep 2020 and along with it my I94. I had already renewed my passport back in Feb but haven’t left the country since. I read online that my presence in the USA is unlawful and staying here unlawfully for more than 180 would bar me from entering US for 3 years. What are my options ?
Deloitte peeps - what is the NTAG group like? Got a job offer today about a consulting position and potentially interested based on hours, pay, type of work, etc. I see it is provision based. TIA!
I'm having difficulty making personal connections with students this year. I teach hybrid, so I have a room half full of students in front of me and half at home on zoom. I have tried playing educational games, I greet them each time I see them, I try to do small talk, I make positive comments on their work, it just isn't happening. Any ideas?
Has anyone else had their client send all employees and consultants home for work to avoid coronavirus? Mine did today, Wednesday through Friday! Crazy!
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