Got staffed 3rd day of joining, bench is deep. Not sure if they just need someone or if it's really a good opportunity. What are questions to ask? Was told it's great to launch career here.
Why must the most enjoyable projects be the ones with the quickest and/or most definitive roll off dates?!
Seems like a trend here. Lots of peeps on the bench + layoffs at a bunch of firms = recession is coming
Just heard someone who has been on the bench the same amount of time as me got the axe today. Not good.
How does everyone's bench look right now? What are most of your bench policies in terms of how long they give you to get staffed typically
I've got a buddy whose been on the bench for a while, how do I help him out/let him know to get his ass in gear before he gets put on the chopping block?
Sitting on the bench has some perks. Slept in and then went and got a coffee and saw this huge line for a Hillary Clinton rally so I said, "fuck it," and spent my day listening to Hilldawg.
That point when you've been on the bench for too long in proposal hell and you haven't left your apartment in 3 days or changed out of your pajamas and are mindlessly eating everything in the fridge.
Sunday eve before the beginning of a week on the bench . Oops I mean beach. Miami to be exact.
Day 2 on the bench... I'm so bored!!
Why are there are so many working age people in this coffee shop? Surely you can't all be consultants on the bench...
How to roll off a bad team?
Accenture folks: currently on the bench, (project doesn't start until beginning of April) can I charge training for brushing up on sql, excel vba, other data skills I'll be using for the new project?
What are everyone's new year resolutions? Mine are modest. Read 1 book a month and save an extra $200 a month.
Shout out to my consultant for swooping in from PTO and solving everything I'd spent the last 3 days struggling with in about 2 hrs. - In Awe Analyst
Got an unexpected and significant raise. No formal notification anywhere, except my paycheck. Had to confirm with HR and it's true. 🤑
ACN folks, does anyone know how to link our 401k account into Personal Capital? Or if it's even possible?
What's the longest you've sat on the bench? For me it was almost 3 months and I got promoted that year. I don't have a need to ever use my vacation days....
When you recycle 14 decks to come with up with 1 deck and send it to your client to blow him away
Funny how some firms have analysts at entry level that then get promoted to consultants, and others vice-versa. Wonder if it affects exit-opportunities at all 😛
Berkeley has intel that violence will erupt if Ann Coulter speaks. So campus spies have infiltrated "extremists" to get info as a justification to prevent free speech and "protect" students?!?!
Recruiting call: "We've had a number of applicants turn down offers because they're afraid of flying." LOLOL. That's like applying for lifeguard and being surprised when there's a pool. 😂
EY people, what's the best way request a local project after working two back to back projects requiring travel with 14 hr days and weekends?
Culture question for Deloitte FBers: how common is it for a coworker (at any level) to no show for a one-on-one meeting without any warning?
Anyone interviewed for Charles Schwab?
Ladies, need interview suit recommendations for a non-vanity-sizing size 4. MBA interviews coming up and I haven't worn a suit since interviews during college...thanks in advance!
What all promotions/reward benefits/platinum benefits etc we should be registering for .calling out on the points / benefits expert here .still exploring the field.
Why did you pick your firm? -for those fortunate enough to have options coming out of recruiting, what tipped the scales for you
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