ON THE BENCH!! After almost 2 years of being on different projects, couldn’t be happier for a little break. What do folks do on the bench to enjoy it to the max? Do tell! 🤗
Long Post : I have a divorced female friend that I have known for over 15 years and consider as a sister. For the past couple weeks because I was on the bench and bored we talked about an hour+ often, especially when I am walking and need company. My wife went through my T mobile call history and mad because I'm talking to her too often and too long. She knows the friend as well and we all hangout on multiple occasions. Am I doing something wrong here? Or my wife is just insecure?
Shoutout to all the consulting moms out there. I ever make it big you’re getting bench work for a year. God bless my wife. My gosh
If you’re on the bench and you put in your 2 weeks, can they let you go the next day without pay? Or are they required to fulfill (pay you) those 2 weeks?
Last night in NYC for awhile fam. Roll off is tomorrow. Gonna miss being here with y’all
When initiating conversations to roll off a badly run project how open are you with the PPMD? Do you lay out the issues or just gtfo. Weighing the options
New hire at ACN Strat and on the bench (expected) how long before I should begin to feel worried about job security... Manager level.
Hi Friends, Holding offer from UST global and Mphasis more are less same package. Skill set - NetCore and Azure Which is better in terms of job security, work life balance, good long term projects bench policy... Kindly share your suggestions
Any company file GC on day 1 in NYC or NJ area or east coast. Maxing out in feb 2022 and on bench nothing is started. What I can do ? Please suggest. Skill set AWS/ DevOps/ Infra.
ACN fish (or any experience consulting fish): what's the process of getting rolled off a client engagement 3 months early. Am on a staff aug and it's terrible. I've flagged to leadership in the past that the role doesn't align with my skills but nothing changed. I would rather quit than stay here if they don't get me off but it's so unclear if that's even an option. Any advice? For context: I'm an experienced hire and been here a little longer than 9 months so don't know the rules yet
When you’re on the bench and already sent out requests to help with BD work....how late do you chill in bed? Be honest 👀
I don’t understand how people keep posting about the bench and being unassigned. I’m in advisory(not audit) and my entire LoS is trending 90%+ utilization
Got called Friday at 1pm saying I could only bill 10hrs next week and had to roll off after due to budget. Wow thanks its not like you had a budget excel sheet and could have told me this atleast...
Got staffed my first week in the firm, was expecting the overhiring to give me some quality beach time.
Does KPMG do 4-2-2 when people are on the bench?
So what’s the deal with OT for juniors in NYC? Did they raise the threshold again? I know only the big holding companies do it
Any EY’ers in people advisory services willing to put in a referral for a fellow KPMG Change Management’er?
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I recently switched job and joined another B4 firm. As part of the hiring I was promised with a sign on bonus. Now I have received the sign on bonus twice, in back to back paychecks. I know I have to somehow return the second bonus to the firm. Does anyone know how taxes work on this? As both the bonuses were tax deducted prior to deposit, when I return amount do I need to pay back the withheld taxes to the firm as well? Asking as the amount is big and don’t want to go in the IRS route. TIA.
How many candidates are typically interviewed in each round (HR phone screen -> HM interview -> final round loop)?
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
TFW campus interviews commence
Recently relocated to a new city (MCOL) from HCOL, got a big salary bump, was thinking about saving money and got a really cheap studio. But I hate the place so far for 1) I can hear noise for everything 2) The place is too small 3) emotional depressed for living in such a small place. Should I pay 1.5X rent to get out here and get a nice place?
Anyone else exited from traditional litigation to do contract work? I’m currently a BigLaw associate attorney who is considering project contract work with Paragon for the work life balance. I would love to hear from anyone who has taken this path before and bonus points if you’ve worked for Paragon. Thanks!
If you had one week to travel domestically from NYC for the week of July 4th, where would you go?
Does anyone know the industry average of tax staff 1 and tax staff 2 salary in NYC with/without a Masters degree at all Big 4 and RSM?
Any thoughts on Bartle Bogle Hegarty? How’s the culture, environment, work life balance?
I really want a 3rd kid (and 4th). My OB says she wouldn’t tell someone like me not to have another kid but she’d like me to deliver before I’m 35 because I’ll already be high risk for 2 reasons: 1. I had 2 full term pregnancies but have a short cervix requiring progesterone suppositories for both. 2. I had severe pre e with my first and then high blood pressure and early pre e indicators with my 2nd (but was induced before a pre e diagnosis). Anyone in a similar boat gone for a 3rd?
Those of you that went off on your own to start a business, what did you do about health insurance? I’m single, 28, no dependents.
What's the word on Havas Chicago? Does any good work ever come out of there? What's the pay like? Culture ok?
Does our IT walk ups typically carry mac chargers for loaners? Just for the work day? Specifically the NYC office (not home office but in the city)
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