A client has invited the team to dinner. Some are comfortable with going, but as someone with immunocompromised people in my life, I am very much not. How do I handle this tactfully?
Looking to get into consulting.. ChemE engineer with 2.5 YoE in large Pharma. I have experience in Quality Management System, Process engineering, project implementation and root cause analysis. I would love any recommendations/ referrals.
I was on a travel project (Mon-Thurs) every week for 8 months where team leadership wanted to have team dinners every night. Dinners felt like a forced obligation. Nightly team dinners- too much?
Whats your go-to wording when telling a manager that you don't want to work on their project (but you're still exploring other options)?
I try to keep it short and just say "doesn't seem like the perfect fit, best of luck staffing the rest of the team"
Got a project in city where my college friends live and theyre willing to let me stay. Any cons to still expensing a hotel, checking in and not using it so I can hang with my friends?
I’ve been assigned on a project with a new team and there seems to be distrust, constant re-evaluating, or questioning of my work. How do I deal with this?
I had a ridiculously busy year. I wrapped up my last engagement end of May and since then I have been on bench and my next project starts in a week. I have enjoyed the bench time; however even after a month (slow time, not fully shut down) I feel like I am not ready to start the new engagement. I am getting overwhelmed from the emails I am already receiving from the SM of the next project. I feel extremely tired and burnt out. Is this something normal?
Looking for advice! Have joining date at next company on Aug 23rd. Unable to move the joining date. Bonus from Q1 from Wipro is expected on Aug 19/20. Starting a new project at Wipro on Aug 9th & hence I am not a critical resource for any projects right now.
Should I wait until the bonus is received on Aug 19/20 and give very short notice?
Should I give notice on Aug 9/Aug 13 which will give them a few days for transition. Will they terminate me earlier and deny bonus for Q1?
How long does it take to get a project in IBM GBS. I have approx 7 years experience and I am from Oracle EBS Technical background. I joined on 22-DEC but not got called for any project yet by Resource manager. I called her but she said that it will take some time. I am now worries since it is going like 2 weeks. Could you please suggest what to do? Any lead would be highly appreciated.
Got performance feedback and client feedback that I am too nice. I’ve been so conditioned to do whatever it takes to avoid the Angry Black Woman label that I went too far the other way. Damn.
At client on a Sunday. 😔
TFW you're traveling to the client site and the gates immediately next to you are going to Barbados and St. Lucia respectively.
When the client tries to use consultant speak such as "scope" but fails miserably. So adorable.
I’m an industry hire and my review after my first engagement was bad. Not because I was lazy or not willing to learn, but more about lack of consulting skills - lead meetings, make perfect slides, know how to deal with tough client situations etc. Now I can’t sleep but thinking about what I’m going to do to turn that around.
One of my coworkers reached out to an ex coworker for help on some client stuff after the ex coworker left the company. Seems unprofessional to me. The ex coworker said he can’t help (which I think is the right answer). Is this something I should tell my manager about?
Feel like my manager on the project and I don’t really align on work styles. Creates an environment where I feel like he thinks my performance sucks. I set up a weekly one on one touchpoint to...
I have a client in Barbados who needs a Family Law Specialist in New York, can you give me any recommendations?
This year has been tough. I know everything has a solution, but currently feeling like ending everything would be such a relief.
How often do you check credits to make sure a creative worked on something? Knew a guy who put 2 campaigns in he didn’t work on and ended up getting a massive promotion and raise at R/GA.
My SO broke up with me saying he didn’t want to live in California anymore. I found out today he’s still living in California and took a new job here so yeah….would have preferred hearing I’m just not into you anymore lol.
Anybody trying to pivot out of law?
I've basically scared the shit out of myself.
As a 46 y/o lawyer, it feels like the whole working world has changed while I've been stuck in a building for the past 14 years.
I'm a glorified paper pusher. I understand legal concepts and make them digestible for lay people. I research shit. I write shit. I argue shit. That's it. I don't fool with excel, power point, etc. I have no need.
And now that I'm waking up from the fog I've been in ....
This kind of gatekeeping should be illegal. An experienced person who can do the job and who is willing to take a lower-ranking and lower-paying job should not be turned down.
LTC 🚀 18% today 😍
Anyone move from accounting to cybersecurity? Not necessarily to a compliance role but rather something moderately or highly technical. What was the process like for you? Do you enjoy it more than accounting? Interested in hearing about experiences.
IF YOU QUIT FROM pwc what did you have to do when you quit? Did you have any legal document from pwc outlining what you must do / say / write?
Hi! I'm curious how your company handles Talent Reviews and in particular how potential is assessed? Does your company following the 9 block of potential ans performance? Do you only focus on hi potential for programs? I'm happy to share our current state as well but we are looking to evolve! Thanks
If Seth can't go at Mania, who faces Triple Haitch? Also, is it really Taker vs Roman? Where does that leave Braun?
I am from Data Engineering background, I wanted to join Tata Consultancy showing some counter offers HR matched and sent me the breakup. Now my question is how longs does it take to generate revised offer letter after confirming to the revised breakup.
Saw this going around on my facebook with 200 shares already with a caption about the DNC. This photo was take pre-COVID.
Genuine question — why do so many Trump supporters continually and knowingly manipulate photographs and data? What can be done about it? It’s such a circular process that makes me think, “Well of course they think we’re all hypocrites and liars.” Just terrible.
Is there anyone who doesn't have a good start in IT even if he/she had skills. And due to dirty office politics and pathetic culture, Fed up of IT lifestyle and wants to leave it desperately.
I think I have become one.
Can anyone share some intelligent pieces on why Trump will be a good president? As much as I just can't come to believe it, I'm sure smart people somewhere have valid reason to think this.
How do you working moms do it? I am starting week 3 back from mat leave and have already been having 50-60 hour work weeks, compounded with my LO getting the daycare sickies, that have ultimately spread to me. SOS lol
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