On the bench and anxious! Does everyone have a project lined up immediately after a project ends even if that project weren't the top choice?
$500 budget for holiday party for project of 30+...goes without saying that half the group was late for the dinner and then everyone left barely after 11...most depressing holiday party ever
When you have to renew your clearance only to realize this means access to client email again. At least those 3 days without access gave me a break from the noise. #sigh
Considering quitting ACN mid-project to become an FTE for my previous client, but my current client is at the same company and I might run into him. Thoughts on best way to leave? Should I care?
When you realize you're "going native" (aka too immersed in client culture because you sit there 100% of the time) because your colleagues call you out. #stagedintervention #goodlookingout #grateful
Am I the only one who gets driven up a wall by the client's other contractors? Also is that a uniquely federal problem? They love to break up large projects among different firms.
Tentatively asked to be on a PM project, but a second manager asked me to do a functional role. I want to be building skills, how can I push off the first role?
Counting the days until this project ends is the only thing that keeps me going. #25WorkDaysToGo, #SickOfConsulting
The two people at my client who are former consultants are literally the only people around here who have any idea how shit gets done.
When you get a first local project in 3 years and make it 9-4 3 days a week on site. Guys, this happens!!! I found a unicorn
When the people on your project team don't understand the concept of personal space. No, you can't come hang out in my room at 10PM. No, I don't want to see non-project text messages from you at 6AM.
Racing from the airport to the pharmacy - the one near my hotel near client site - to pick up my Ambien before they shut down for the night...
Any crazy injuries suffered at a client site? I had a vent from the ceiling fall on my head causing a concussion and large laceration on my head
Y'all ever sit near an employee at the client who is just constantly on personal phone calls being bitchy all day? I'd hate to be her husband, if she even can get one with that attitude.
PwCers: Advice on how to set up for a great career round table? Client work is fine but looking for other things. Have done some proposal work but what else should I look to do? I just joined in Oct
When you get picked up on an out of town project based on "your resume and special skills and abilities"
TCM (Total Consultant Move): Buying a full-size coffee maker for your cube at the client site.
But once again not posting
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How great would office emojis be in this app?
Not crashing anymore.
How does this sound?
Best hangover cure?
Has anyone heard anything about Grant Thornton's consulting arm? Friend has an interview there and I'm sure it's the right fit
How do we feel about people pushing their way to the front of the plane exit because they ‘have a connection’? We weren’t really delayed, may 20 minutes behind schedule...
When people who clearly don't understand what precheck is get into it with the precheck attendant........
Woke up to a hotel breakfast of stale bagels, spoiled milk and rancid yogurt... great start to a client week onsite!
When you get drunk at dinner and your manager paints your nails...FYI I'm a guy. #teambonding
When you roll off your nightmare of a project
If MBB is tier 1, and the big 5 are tier 2, where do AT Kearney, Oliver Wyman, LEK, etc fall in?
Can't decide if it's best to move to a less stressful job or not. Some days I love it, and am up for early promotion, other days I'm inconsolably sad and can't think of anything but applying elsewhere
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