How far into implementation and execution do you get as a strategist (and what's your specialty). I notice social strategist tend to get way more into the executional portion, even writing copy etc. whereas brand strategy tends to roll off once the briefing process is done. Does brand strategy ever go on shoots or vendor/production meeting and are they responsible for it? Just had an unclear moment where it seemed like I was expected to vet production partners and I didn't realize I should've .
First year with only one engagement under my belt and bench time to spare. Should I be worried? My practice just doesn't have work right now.
Would you consider working as a contractor while on the bench with your current firm? 🤔 Unethical? Too risky?
What is your take on consultants being stuck on long projects? It’s like pulling teeth trying to roll off of some accounts. We never get a say in our extension. Will leadership address this?
On the bench for the first time in a while. So happy I'm not waking up at 4:40 a.m. Good luck to the rest of you flying out tomorrow! I'm going to sit naked in my bed and build a few decks.
Hey folks! Hope everyone is safe and sound. Who is working on billable work and who is on the bench ?
Hello Fishes - Could you please guide and share your experiences on how to crack or approach onsite in Wipro? I have recently joined on B3, been a month and on bench. My current manager has clearly stated of NO on-site opportunities with our team. Thank you in advance 😌
@EY recent hires - were you placed on a project right away when you joined or were you on the bench for a bit? Joining in mid November so want to know how fast I should expect to be onboarded on a project.
Need help with todays lineup.. Who do I bench from these 4? Pittman, Lockett, Kyle Pitts, and D.Goedert. Looking to fill 1WR, 1TE, and 1W/T
I need help, ladies! Just found out I have to roll off my team junior ASAP due to scope change. She is great and did nothing wrong, but lacks the financial modeling skills we now need. Contd
If you are on the bench and hand in your 2 week notice will you let go immediately and still receive 2 weeks pay?
F, just got rolled off & having a hard time feeling like it’s not bc I challenged M Mgr. Have seen him disrespect F Mgr in front of the team and make her visibly upset. Feels sexist. First proj @ D. ☹️
Why do managers ask you to do shit after you’ve already rolled off their engagement? Like bro I have a whole different engagement to worry about I don’t have time for you
Is there any bench policy in GDS?
Accenture bench is deeeeep. Especially strategy.
On the bench for two days = gym, pool, and orange crushes. Zero complaints. Never take these days for granted!
Already on the bench for 7 weeks and nothing on radar until Jan end .... when does the talent or HR meeting invite come?
Openings with Capgemini for Solution architects in LI and GI domain. Interested candidates can mail their CVs to email@example.com. YOE reqd is 4+ as a Solution architect
Does anyone have to work tomorrow (not given Friday off for the holiday? Or is their company giving Monday off instead? Or no holiday at all?
1 paycheck is spent on rent, the other is spent on loans. 2 years out of grad school, 3.5 years in consulting, make $75K/year. I have a savings ($5K) but I'm sick of this paycheck to paycheck life.
Highest bonus Ive seen in a while. Good deal?
How many YOE in management consulting needed to exit to industry at the manager level? I’m currently at a small CDD / Strat firm. We do great work in my opinion but no name recognition and probably less prestige than Tier 2 and Big 4 even
Tip for young ones looking to go to BSchool. Put all your money in traditional 401k. Then when you go to bschool, and have zero wages for that year (maybe the internship), convert to Roth with very low income tax. Tax arbitrage right there! 💸💸💸
Anyone have experience with business visa for india? Do they check with your company and is it easy to get caught if you faked the whole thing?
What worked particularly well in your firm’s Asian diversity teams? And what seemed like a good idea but has only marginal impact in the end?
Looking ahead for a family trip to Australia next December/January - 2020/21 - and although not available for booking yet, Delta One award mileage is 880,000 per ticket. Really?
Why am I so afraid of telling my partner that I’m pregnant? I just got promoted and feel like it will make me look bad that I am going to go on leave during my first year as a manager. cont...
Tornado warning at IAH! What does this usually mean for flights? Don't see any updates on the board so far
Deloitte layoffs still happening. What the heck?
Does PwC offer salaries based on location? Would they offer a higher salary for NY as compared to TX for the same position?
My mental health is really suffering because of family drama. Primarily, it's the toxic sexism in my culture (Indian)- feels very unfair how my mom and I get treated, especially by the males (and some toxic females) in the family. Any advice on how to navigate the double standards and lack of decency/respect? I do have a therapist but don't feel as supported with this. Just feeling really depressed, so any constructive thoughts/advice is super helpful.
Thinking about getting into valuations. Anyone have any insights about this path in Big4 and in industry? Specifically I’m wondering: 1) what’s the scope of work like at Big 4? (Is the service line split into industry sector groups, or do some groups do Valuation for tangibles and another does intangibles) 2) how are the hours like? Working 9am - 3am consistently? 3) what exit opportunities exit after the Big 4 experience? 4) how does Compensationfor HCOL seniors/ manager look this year?
What is an average fixed compensation for L9 at Accenture. Please reply as i have a salary discussion in a day or 2.
What are peoples experiences and thoughts on requesting to work remote every Fri? It was healthy for me having this in consulting... Seeing if I can ‘secure’ this before accepting a StratOps offer...
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