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.
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 do you charge your time if you are on the bench but also planning on resigning in a couple weeks? I don’t want anyone to give me work but obv want to get PTO paid out when I leave. What have others here done?
When your office clearing the bench via 'managed attrition' but u 100% chargeable so u ain't trippin...⛷
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...
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
Food for thought: With so many SMs and PPMDs stuck at home with kids and no help and with so many Staff, Seniors, Consultants, etc on the bench... (cont)
Rolled off my first project due to performance. I’m bummed and it’s the first time it’s happened to me. Talked to my coach and PM about it. Still feel like I have a scarlet letter.
Hi 🐠 I have been on bench for 1 week now and have been trying to do my best to get a project. My utility is dropping fast, But I feel I am being ingonored in my practice and also being asked to join project which doesn’t align my skillset. I have been in company for over a year now. Is this normal? FYI. I come from Industry so trying to understand consultaning world
What’s your worst roll off story?
I rolled off a project 3 months ago. They keep reaching out and asking me to help onboard new teammates to give them historical knowledge (it’s a long-term project). Do I have to keep doing this? Or does it get to a point where I can say I don’t have the time and there must be someone more recent who can help?
Last week joined in hcl. I got better opportunity in other company.If I abscand in hcl.does it any problem?still I have not assigned to any project , iam in Bench now?
Week 3 on the bench. What to do? I am working relentless BD with a manager I like and I have applied to all roles in region and done heavy networking. Anything I am missing or ways to staff smarter?
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?
Anyone ever go to there manager/RP/or HR to get rolled off a project they have been on for 10+ months and are burnt out/not learning anymore on? How did it end up?
Is it a negative to get rolled off your first study about halfway into a 4 month engagement, due to not having the necessary skill set for the next phase?
I just rolled off a LONG project and am burnt out. I want to take PTO to go somewhere warm, relaxing for a few days. I’ll be traveling alone, so have safety in mind. Any ideas? I’d be flying from DC.
Acn people: Got a generic email from TFS taking about things to do when on the bench, it also mentioned we must now be in the local office everyday, legit or ignore?
Hi Eric, thanks so much for taking the time to do this! I used to be a manager at MBB, recently went to industry and don’t like it. How difficult is it in your view to boomerang back to consulting?
Anyone have a spare drink voucher for a lowly analyst on his first travel project? Delta flight :)
How do you opt out of health insurance at EY?
Media folks, at what level of your career should you consider jumping client side? Folks at client side, what’s the pros and cons of client side vs. agency?
Those who want to join FAANG: don’t you think that the upward mobility is limited? Thousands of super ambitious MBB background people with top credentials joined these firms over the last decade.
My application status in Infosys is schedule interview and also i got a mail to fill some details like education detail ,notice period and ctc and availability of interview on 25th. But I am not getting any meeting link for interview. so basically how many days before they send meeting invite.
Thoughts on Indexed Universal Life Insurance as an investment vehicle? I hear the pros and cons from the sellers of this, whom I understand gain heavy commissions. But wanted to get thoughts from investors and if this isn't a good vehicle, what alternative investment vehicles do you suggest (outside of stocks, Roth, 401k, and real estate)? Looking to diversify my portfolio. I'm 43, married, income 600k combined, and we have 2 properties worth 3m and investment accounts worth ~2-3m. Thanks!
Gotta love wifi at the client site
Manager after 3 years at Accenture Strategy, which I joined out of Uni. Which title am I likely to get if transitioning at MBB?
Selling points of being a CPA and CFE going into Managing Consulting without getting a MBA.
How long after having your first baby did you get back to having intimacy with your partner. Its been 4 months and we tried few times but it still hurts. Is it nornal?
AFS folk! What’s your comp look like for those with 3 years of experience? I’m assuming this is a senior analyst/consultant level? For strategy/human capital what should you target for comp 3 years in
How common are leaves of absence in PA? I’ve never seen someone out of work longer than a couple weeks other than for parent leave, but people on fishbowl talk about it as something you can reasonably ask for.
Need help 😔 I want to move to LA so badly but having trouble finding jobs. I work in the fed health space and have lived in the same city for nearly a decade. I honestly don’t mind leaving healthcare.
Two colleagues have burnout and the partner has nothing else to say than „they knew the risks when they signed for the job“!!! Man im glad we are currently working remote or I would have punched that MF in the face. Does Consulting or partner level kill any sense of humanity in us? Im boiling right now🤬🤬🤬🤬 We can do better than this😓
How is tech consulting in big 4 different from other consulting firms like ibm, capgemini etc?
Any ladies here golf? I just bought a home in a golfing/lakeside community and now want to pickup the sport. Any deets on where to but cute golfing outfits/shoes? Tips on getting started? Planning on setting up a few lessons soon…TIA
Promotion effective two weeks from now on 7/1, too early to change your job title on LinkedIn?
On H1b with an approved i-140 and transfering to a new employer. Will there be an issue if I have a 1-2 week gap between the two employers. My transfer has been approved but couldnt align the start and end dates. Example - Current employer wants to end this week but can't start at new employer until mid next month due to relocation etc.
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