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do consultants not accept meeting requests? it’s my first year consulting, and all meetings i’ve been the only one with a response.

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Use it as an excuse to cancel ;)




I always either accept or decline. Mainly because I hate when people do this but also because it makes my calendar way clearer


Accept without sending response, sometimes it doesn’t show up in the tracking


People check who accepted the meetings? It’ll show up on my calendar without me interacting with it


This is true but if you are the host and want to make sure key stakeholders can make it, you might check. Also, if I'm double/triple booked, showing up on my cal doesn't mean I'll attend it.


I only do that for meetings, I’m marked as optional or if the client sends it. Otherwise I see it as an expectation, so I don’t.


Its hard to accept every meeting.. especially when there are 10 meetings in my day with most overlapping. It mainly matters that key stakeholders accept the meeting


If you hit “accept and do not send a reply” it won’t forward an acceptance/decline


D2 I don’t think it will.

I never accept but will reject


Never know unless it’s a no

Many accept but don't send response - like me. :-


I do:)

I almost never accept my meetings. Only been asked asked a couple times if I can make it.

It depends the topics
If you want a positive response, maybe add the name of each consultant that you need during the meeting in the corpus and the tasks (1 or 2 not more) and put the manager in copy to be sure

Probably not reading email until after the meeting.

Some of my coworkers wait to accept recurring meeting invites until the day before as opposed to accepting the whole series and then changing RSVP to “No” for an individual event if something comes up. Regardless of method, everyone at my company RSVP’s to every invite received. I would’ve expected that to be the norm, but this comment thread suggests otherwise...

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