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Been on bench for four weeks and I think I’m getting depressed. I need a travel engagement asap to recover or else I will go crazy

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That’s not healthy, enjoy the holiday downtime

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It's all about being connected. I tend to get stir crazy, too. Having things to do at home, family to visit, etc, are helpful. Indulge in a hobby, learn something new (Udemy? Maker class? Cooking?). Personally as someone in tech consulting, I am learning more about ML/AI and becoming a cloud architect on AWS and GCP. Should round out my marketable skills nicely.

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How are you on the bench? We can’t find enough good people to staff projects over here in C&M

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Slalom 🐠 Let’s say I’m hired for skill X in city Y . At some point of time, if there are no local projects for that skill, would I remain on the bench or asked to travel?

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Take PTO during project or roll off then PTO?

Seems like a trend here. Lots of peeps on the bench + layoffs at a bunch of firms = recession is coming

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After busting my@$$ juggling projects, impossible clients and demanding team leads, I'm mentally DONE and CHECKED OUT. I'm rolling off a project soon and I just wanna drink beer, catch up on shows, smoke jays and have sex all day errryday while I'm on the bench/beach/whatever they call it lol

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How have you rolled off of an engagement? I started the conversation with my Sr and I was told "staff don't tell Sr's what to do." can you see why I want a change?

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Been on the bench at EY, have an offer to go to Guidehouse, worth the jump?

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When you come back from vacation straight onto the bench and it's like a blessing from the consulting gods 🙏... But then get roped into urgent BD and now your night and weekend is compromised. 😭

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On the bench for 9 weeks, starting on a new project next week and going on a 2 week vacation right after I join. Am I in danger of getting fired here? Had arranged the holiday 2 months ago and spend

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