THE BEACH or THE BENCH?!?!? As consultants, can we define this term once and for all? Let this post stand as the eternal arbiter of the question for all generations to come.
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)
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
I'm 10lbs stronger on bench press when managers are in the gym, and 20lbs stronger when directors are there. Anyone?
Is it possible to exist in consulting without committing? I just want to work 40 hours and go home to work on my own dreams, but can feel myself becoming an outsider and fear I’ll be rolled off soon.
I know this is gonna sound dumb but if I'm reading an article at work while on the bench, or watching a video, is it monitored?
I spend my days without showering, just eating junk food and watching puppy videos. What the bench has done to me..
I've been on the bench for nearly three months with no work. I've been searching for other jobs and upskill myself with studying for the GMAT. Anyone else? What have you been doing to stay relevant?
Who should I trade for? 12 team standard league. Feel like I have too much depth on the bench (Elijah Mitchell, Julio, diante Johnson, devonta smith) to not make a trade. I’m thinking I would probably be open to trading for a top tier wr, Rb, or tight end. Or even consider trading for a middle of the pack tight end.
What general duties and responsibilities should grad hires have had experience of during their first 2-3 months? That’s assuming that they’re not on the bench..tryna compare my experience to others.
EY Bench / Let go policy How much duration an employee usually spends on the bench/ or the longest duration for which EY allows you to stay on the bench before letting you go? Does it fire?
Just on a call where the PM said "The bus can keep driving because the yellow brick road has been laid" referring to work going on after they roll off.
If it’s hard to find projects in summer cause it’s slow, and Nov-Jan cause it’s slow, then am I supposed to spend half the year on the freaking bench!?
Anyone else love listening to Bollywood music in the gym? Others probably think I have hip hop or rap playing but in reality I’m doing bench press while blasting badri ki dulhania 😂🇮🇳
People on the “bench” - how does that work? What do you do all day? Do you still get paid? Trying to understand this
I’ve been on the bench for months. Finally getting on a project and I’m super anxious on the start day. Any tips to get back in the groove/rhythm.
TFW you’re constantly wondering whether or not you’re doing a good job, then find out that 2 top partners are fighting over you (even with a deep bench). Happy Flyday, 🐠🐠🐠
Anyone else get depressed when on the bench? 3 months and counting, can't handle it anymore :(
1. Industry wide question: is your bench heavy? 2. Accenture Strategy question: Do you feel like there's not enough work to go around, and the work that is available isn't teaching you much?
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?
How much could you make at big 4 after working there for 5 years/ what position would you be holding? For audit and risk
Hi, have a five round interview for a business insights analyst role and was wondering how to prepare. Everything I’ve seen is for a business analyst role! Thank you. Amazon
Anyone willing to trade Hilton points for Marriott points? Want to extend my stay on a study for this weekend (rolling off Fri so no LFO) but they only have a Hilton here...
Can someone explain how they prioritize IRA after hitting the income limit so it is no longer tax deductible? I believe it becomes lower priority than HSA and 401k. Thanks!
Does anyone here do dropshipping? I want to start and I’m looking for some direction on how to do so. If anyone has experience doing this, I’d appreciate some advice/lessons you learned along the way!
Experience with vestas data analyst interview ?
How to break into PE post MBA (HSW) if I have consulting (ACN) but no I-bank exp? I’m good with financial modeling, so I don’t think the technical interview would be a problem. And if I do break in, would my opportunities be limited in the future for any reason? (Ex. MBB -> I can get on partner track...can I ever hope to get on a similar track at KKR, etc. if I try to break in and join a smaller fund first?)
Hello Fishes, I’ve got an interview coming up that tests on Market Sizing . What materials are out there to prep ?
Can I jump firms without interviewing in this market? S3 with 3 years FDD experience... not really interested in more than 1 conversation to get to to know the team. To me it's not worth the stress to go through a full interview process but if I received a competitive offer quickly, then I would seriously consider switching.
CSR now gives 10x for booking through the portal for hotels, but I’ve heard we won’t get Bonvoy points if we book through portal because it’s booked through 3rd party? Is that true? What about nights towards status?
The head of my practice said he wants to use his father’s vaccine card (same name) to go to bars and restaurants. It is a crime. I wish he didn’t tell me. Who do I report it to? The firm? The ethics committee? The police? I feel like I’ll lose my job if I report him, but not reporting it feels wrong.
How competitive is the mbb and tier 2 consulting industry. Any tips on how to best survive and succeed vs other smart peers?
Has anyone made the jump from Healthcare Consulting into Cloud Healthcare (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud)? Any tips/certifications you found helpful?
Looking to take advanced ms project 2016 training. What’s the best online courses. Lynda? Recommendations appreciated!
Best way to find award flight options on Delta/United/AA, from US to Europe? Somewhat flexible in dates and locations - just want to see what low-cost options there are in June/July
Does anyone have salary insights for a Senior Consultant role in EY’s Business Transformation practice? Have 2 YOE with an MBA.
Will Big 4 let you stay as SM if you don’t want to make partner but are still hitting SM targets? Once you take the promotion BS and partner-promotion-chasing out of the equation SM is quite fun!
Hi! I’m a student who doesn’t go to a target school for EY-Parthenon but they are now recruiting at my campus for this year to see how it goes (I’m an undergrad). That being said, how can I better my chances of getting an interview? What should I know before going into one-on-ones or applying? I need all the help I can get!
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