Anyone else on the bench atm iust chilling on Monday? I have none meeting for the rest of the day so just hitting the gym right now.
I can’t tell if I’m slowly being rolled off my engagement or not. I’m being put on a lot of other engagements at the moment. I like the engagement that I’m on. How can I figure this out without coming across as paranoid? Nobody has told me I’m doing a bad job or anything like that.
How do I know exactly how long I can afford to be on the bench? Been on the bench throughout January and it was slipping close to 90% as of 1/12, worried I don’t have much time to spare
Anyone here have any ideas on how to handle sexism on the bench? I’m at my wits end in a case where my opposing counsel (white male and also a total jerk) is buddy-buddy with our presiding judge (also white male). In every single hearing, opposing counsel interrupts me every time I address the court, and the judge not only allows it, he never allows me to get back to my point. He also likes to hold all of these hearings as off record status conferences. Any strategies to fight this?
When you resign and you happen to be on the bench at that time. After giving two week notice, so you start to tell colleagues that you are leaving and schedule time to catch up with them in groups/ 1:1 (since you have time); or just wait until your last to send out farewell email to inform all the people you’ve interacted with at work?
If you’re on the bench and get an external job offer is it worth giving a 2 week notice? What’s the point? I want to be professional but I also want to get paid until my start date. What should I do?
Is there any benefit for analysts/consultants who are on the bench to help with BD work? Does it make a difference in terms of networking/getting your name out - or is it really just doing
When I find you hiding on the bench...
Over a month on the bench and all of my leads have fell through. I'm a campus hire (started last fall) but still worried about my utilization. Any tips on how to expand my internal network even more?
Just joined a new small firm about a month ago and I haven’t done anything in weeks after the first week of trainings and a weekly bench call. No one is reaching out to me. I think they’ve forgotten they hired me. What do I do?
Hey folks! Hope everyone is safe and sound. Who is working on billable work and who is on the bench ?
just told I need to reduce my charge hours from 45 to 40 / week. Not reducing my work scope, just amount of time I can charge. I know I shouldn't be angry, given that the bench is huge, but still sad
I work at Deloitte Federal. I love Deloitte just not serving federal clients. I’m on the bench with and I’m a recent campus hire with limited exp. What should I do?
First time on the bench in five years and I want to draw it out. Any tips? Book PTO every other week?
What do you do if you’re feeling burnt out? I’m not working that hard anymore on my current project, I just don’t find any satisfaction, interest, or challenge in the work. I’ve been staffed on the project for almost a year. Recently I’ve really struggled to find day to day motivation and I still have to hang on another month before roll off.
My life's first interview after graduation in HR is for the Recruiter post in " Concentrix". I am a bit nervous because I don't wanna miss this opportunity so please my fellow seniors give me some tips and advice for my first interview. I will really appreciate that. Thank you
Any recommendations on certifications similar to CFE, but focuses on systems or data to identify fraud?
Best books about product management for a good exit to industry? I already have an MBA and PMP but looking for a refreshed perspective since it’s been years since my formal education. Currently reading “Product Managements Sacred Seven” but it’s geared toward the startup world. I am in healthcare and not looking for a startup role. TIA!!!
Life insurance: do I need it? Not married (live with LT boyfriend - renting), own 2 investment properties, no kids, early 30s, in Canada. No “dependents”, and my family could pay for final expenses. I’m healthy and insurance is cheap. Should I just get it? Any extra $ if I pass suddenly could go to younger sibling/ family / charity, or to pay off mortgages. What am I missing?
As a Senior, what level of staffing issues do you think is the line between being a baby or there may be a staffing shortage
If you bought ADO additional time off and quit before you use it do you get it paid back?
How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.
How is the wlb at A&M MAS? Not expecting it to be a 9-5 by any means but want to make sure I’m not stepping into some crazy culture. Any insight would be helpful.
Currently on H1B visa, going through GC process. What are the repercussions of visiting/traveling to Iran from my future GC/US immigration perspective? I have a family member I want to visit but not sure if this will raise red flag for GC especially
What’s that salary website that members post here on occasion for more accurate salary data from companies like FAANG Mbb big 4 and IB? Not glassdoor, not paysa, payscale, it’s not as well known
is there anything you can do to a previous supervisor who screwed you over due to discrimination ? Reported her to HR but not enough to get her fired.
I am in process of moving over to KPMG. Curious how the vacation/holiday policy is there?
Thinking of either Belize or Costa Rica late fall this year. Any recommendations? In particular would like to hear about Marriott hotels and off-property excisions in both countries. Thanks!
Can someone in CPI explain what raises/bonuses look like for an analyst? I’ve heard year 1 raise + Consultant promo raise in May. Is that the case?
Has anyone switched from a transactional practice to regulatory/litigation? Would love to hear about your experience. I’m a third year biglaw finance associate in NYC, but realized that my dream job would be working for the government doing some sort of financial or commercial regulatory/enforcement position. My mentor suggested going to a small boutique firm that does that type of work and eventually move to a government role. Is this a crazy idea? Welcome any thoughts!
So...thoughts on the rumored Uber layoffs?
Anyone make the move from SAP projects to more MBB / strategy / mgmt world? Looking for advice on what relevant skills are, job and responsibility differences, etc
My H1B Transfer is approved. How many days it takes to get the approved I-797 also shall I wait to get I-797 in my hands or can resign since it’s approved?
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