Why did Deloitte’s federal practice have layoffs? Given that the clients are large government entities. I can understand it happening in commercial but federal makes no sense
1st time on the bench in 3 years. Check out demand portal: "wtf is this shit?" No wonder everyone is unstaffed and getting the boot.
Totally used to long days, but back-to-back 12-14 hours RIGHT after 2 weeks of bench is killer.
Accenture HR: When a prospective employer runs a background check, does HR tell them reason for leaving (quit, fired, etc.) or just dates of employment? Was fired in September and wondering if I am required to tell them (upon asking why there’s a gap) if I was fired or just that I decided to leave.
Which one can one prefer EY India or Accenture in terms of career opportunities, growth, WLB, bench policy, job security?
Unexpectedly on the bench until next week... just booked a last minute ticket to Costa Rica for tomorrow morning! 🙌
What’s the best way to roll off a team without blow back? These people are stressing me out
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
I'm 10lbs stronger on bench press when managers are in the gym, and 20lbs stronger when directors are there. Anyone?
I’m at 71k now at 1 YOE. Is there any good reason to take a pay cut for a new job? (Assuming I don’t get laid off or fired and have to scramble for cash)
Does anyone else feel like their burn-out cycle is shorter? It used to take me about 2 years of grind before I hit a burn-out phase where I needed to do some serious recuperating. It feels like I'm at 3 months now, or even less. I've already spoken to my wife about building quarterly mini-vacations into my schedule just to keep my energy up. And by burn-out, I mean you're at the point that every single ball you are juggling can drop and you get fired and almost see that as a blessing.
Would you consider working as a contractor while on the bench with your current firm? 🤔 Unethical? Too risky?
Hey Fb friends - need an advise. My current firm hasn’t stated my GC process yet and with current processing time it appears to be somewhere around 12-15 months time to get PERM approved. In addition my current firm needs leadership approval & they make me sign a reimbursement form in case I quit. On other hand, I have approved i40 from my ex-employer (Big4) who fired me last fall, I don’t know if they will hire me back. Since I am from India and the date of filing appears like going to be…cont.
Analysts who left in their 1st year either (voluntarily or laid off) where did you end up and how long did it take you? Consulting isn't for me and I'm obviously only eligible for entry level roles
6 months on a project , week 5 on bench now, just being told to hang on ...Why does it feel like a lay off conspiracy?
Usually I try to live in the moment, but other times things come to mind from the past that make my life feel like it could be a soap opera. For example, I crushed on a guy from school for a few years, and one night as a young adult, found us both drunk alone in my apartment. A few months later he texted me and said he just got married at the courthouse and that I should be in the wedding party when covid was over. It shouldve happened by now but it hasnt yet…👀🙂
EY, did you guys have to go through an “offer approval” process after completing interviews? How long did it take? How likely is it that an offer doesn’t come? Was supposed to be done last week
Hi everyone, I am a System Engineer at TCS with 4 years of experience in automation and functional testing in various domain. I have done PGP from IMT Ghaziabad through upgrad. I am currently doing MBA in finance from Liverpool John Moore's University. So I am looking for business+tech roles by switching to other companies. Can anyone please help me in referral?
Sooo which agency is the beat in Detroit? Culture/work/life balance/creativity/fulfillment as metrics.
Up for a promotion from SC to M. Just got an offer to work for a nonprofit doing the work I love, but with a 10-percent salary cut from my Deloitte base. Would of course have a better WLB. Thoughts?
I'm getting my MBA from the University of Arizona, how prestigious is the AACSB accreditation? And do MBB or Big 4 Consultant firms care about it?
Salary in interview. I was asked about my salary in an interview at MBB. Say I was currently receiving 70k fixed + 22k bonus. I told them "my salary is 100K including bonus". Can this little round off hurt later? The interviewer was basically asking me how much I am expecting and I told him industry standards. Kept pursuing it. In end he said just give me sense of your current salary and so I rounded off.
Looking to add a Female advisor to our team. Client facing experience required and work towards CFP is preferred. RIA north of Boston - new business not likely part of the role. firstname.lastname@example.org no calls.
“A new study suggests that almost half of those hospitalized with COVID-19 have mild or asymptomatic cases.”
I think it’s time to consider demolishing and rebuilding LAX. When it takes 30 minutes to get to the drop off curb on a Sunday morning, start over
Serious question. What baby items are most expensive? (other than diapers, formula, college education, nanny.. Etc)
What are some exit opportunities in other FAANG companies (or companies providing similar packages) after Amazon as a Business Intelligence Engineer?
My grandmother died a few days ago (not COVID). She knew it was coming and had communicated her funeral and burial wishes to the extended family. (Cont.)
Hi guys! I recently cleared the AWS CCP and look forward to preparing for SAA. Can someone please guide? Too many resources available but with the CA02 I would need some recommendations for courses, timelines, practice tests, etc . No prior experience with cloud. TIA
Working as an audit staff in big 4 shared service centre. It's been 2 years. I really don't like what I do there, also it seems I won't like what I'll be doing there even after becoming senior. Thinking of leaving and joining industry once ACCA qualified. (One more paper left). But people around me discourage that growth potential and earnings in industry are way less compared to public accounting. I know that too but I still want to leave. I'd like to stick to core accounting. Thoughts pls
Has anyone bought a vacation rental in Orlando? Any tips? Looking at reunion, windsors, champions gate. It’s all a little overwhelming. I’d plan to rent it out part of the time on vrbo and stay there maybe a month a year.
New to Fishbowl?
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.