How to deal with not being staffed on deals and seeing others in your year be staffed? When asking partners directly for work, they refer you to the staffing partners. When asking staffing partners (repeatedly), they say “thanks for interest, we will have something soon.” Weeks and weeks pass by and you’re always below where you should be for billable hours (at this point, very far below). All reviews are essentially perfect and no negative feedback. Extremely frustrating and discouraging.
Baby is 4 weeks old, is up every 1.5 hour and Eats every two hours. With feeding , burping, rocking back to sleep and then pumping cleaning bottles etc. I barely get an hour sleep at night..
Hi All, I have cleared all rounds of interview in Wipro, it's been one month but still not yet received offer letter, Hr said you will get it 8 days prior to my LWD.. I'm lit bit worried because only 2 weeks to go for my LWD in current organization
I joined the team less than a year ago and have been finding it difficult to meet people outside of my team/billable projects during covid. I'm new to consulting and want to meet people outside of my team and learn about their experiences. I've attempted to schedule coffee talks/intro chats with colleagues and joined different groups. What more can I do to stay connected? How do you engage with your broader team?
2021 Headwinds and Tailwinds. What are the thoughts as the fiscal year closes out? I'm seeing 2021 as likely more punishing given the lack of visibility and the fact we may have diminished economic activity for 2 to 3 quarters. I have little visibility into how comp will be impacted but can only imagine lots of early retirement zoom parties. Thoughts?
Last week I was given amazing news that I was pregnant. Today, after my repeat blood work results, I was told my HCG levels aren’t rising adequately. I am crying in the bathroom stall at work.
Anyone know what life at LEK is like as a parent/expecting parent? Looking to lateral but will be wanting to start a family in about 2 years and nervous about the workload while balancing new mom responsibilities. Would really love to hear how others have handled it and if they would recommend! LEK Consulting
Gf and I did a road trip down to her condo in FL this weekend from my client site. Drunk at 11pm decided I want to see my mom Sunday. Booked a flight back home for 8 hours so I can take her to dinner.
The good: middle seat open. The bad: there’s a kid behind me kicking my chair. The ugly: it *reeks* of BO on the plane. All in all this is probably one of my better flights. 🤷♀️
Was unsuccessful recruiting for top consulting firms during my MBA. I need that money! What is the best approach to landing an interview post MBA? Referral?
How have you guys celebrated career milestones? I told myself when I made manager, I'd finally treat myself and buy my first "big girl" bag. I feel like a big baby, but when I saw comp numbers this year, I cried. I haven't been in the mood to celebrate, but now trying to think of alternatives that might be easier on the wallet.
I am currently a student, making an internship as a Functional SAP Consultant with interested in a career in Digital Transformation Consulting. I would like to know from your perspective and experience from where should I start? Skills needed and what kind of jobs I should focus on? Your answers will be highly appreciated!
Has anyone regretted getting a T10 MBA FT MBA? I already make 100k but am unhappy with my current job but the 200k cost seems scary. I’m thinking it’s still worth it because I’ve heard nobody regrets working 2 years less when they are older. Just wanted to get people’s thoughts
Any agencies with good parental leave policies? Or are most through short-term disability or only partial pay?
Would you take Wharton at full price or Fuqua with $100k total scholarship? Looking to move into MBB, IB, or Corp strat (MBB/IB at Wharton or MBB/Corp strat at Fuqua)
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