Can't tell if everyone is on the bench, or everyone is on a project. Office suddenly very crowded. 🤔
How many weeks out from roll off do you check out? My last week is currently scheduled for mid December and I have never cared less about doing quality work in my life. Took a nap at 3 PM yesterday and didn’t even bother to set up a fake meeting on my calendar first.
I’m a business analyst on the bench and will likely be on the bench a bit longer barring layoffs. What are the most important things I can “skill up” in during this time?
What's the bench policy in Mindtree. I've heard that they just give only 3 chances to clear client interview. Is that true ?
Currently on the bench and bored... any ladies in Chicago interested in hanging out? I've been told im an Edward Norton lookalike if that piques your interest.
On the beach while on the beach: any downside to spending bench time outside your home city if you know you're not getting staffed in the immediate future?
I have a bench press at home and for switching up my chest workouts if on one day I just every now and then do 2-3 sets throughout the whole day during work breaks instead of one 45 minute session. Can that still get you hypertrophy?
Is it true that except behavioural and harrasment ground; TCS will not fire anyone? Due to bad performance; unallocation, "stay in bench for more than a month" cause any job threat in TCS just like other organization?
On the bench. It's storming. It's...what day is it? And I'm drunk. I can't think of a better thing than this.
Hi! I'm a ssc wanting to switch projects but worried I won't find anything fast enough to keep up utilization. How long can you be looking (on the bench) before it's an issue ?
Just got myself a dumbbell set and weight bench. I’m used to all of those machines at the gym but going to try to workout at home now. Any apps folks recommend that has various free weight exercises and can also track muscle groups by day?
Longest you’ve been on the bench
At a small firm, place went through layoffs a few months ago. Been on the bench for a Month. Just feel I’m waiting for the doom invite to drop into my cal now. Sigh.
An idea. Each of our firms have incredibly bright and talented people. Some are currently “on the bench” with idle time. So why not put these minds to use saving lives? Here’s the idea: Continued
I have been on the bench for 3.5 weeks.. getting nervous here. Any thoughts?? I am in need of a project ASAP.
When's the best time to take PTO ... when you're staffed on a long project or on the bench
What is expected comp for associates in LMM and MM in LCOL (Florida, Texas, Tennessee) I was told 150k all in is average?
I have 30k United miles expiring in September. What’s the easiest and cheapest way to extend their validity?
Creative Directors: when you oversee a team who comes up with a great idea (that you help craft, finalize and sell) do you get squeamish about putting it in your book? How do you represent your role?
2 year AP at McK interviewing for AWS BD L7 role in UK. What should I expect as total comp? Don’t want to waste all that time in loops and then realise this is totally off my expectations. I see L7 ranges at levels.fyi but these are all US baseline - I have heard UK is at different ranges
In the start of busy season and my 8 month old goes to daycare 3 days a week. I feel worn down already by work & her (a single mom basically). I was looking forward to her going to daycare today because we had off and I could run errands and just have a DAY to myself.. her school was cancelled. Is it bad if I take a sick day on Wednesday just to have a mental break, alone.. I feel guilty because it’s busy season.. but I feel like I am drowning.
Anyone willing to offer a resume critique? I'm seeking to renter the workforce after a 2 year medical hiatus and want to make sure my summary section explains it well
I grew up in a low income and single parent family. Humble beginnings. Now doing an average job as an accountant. I always feel inferior and insecure during a relationship. I know it’s not good but I cannot stop feeling that way. I don’t know how to become the confident, outgoing and stress free version of myself.
I haven’t seen my partner in over a year due to covid and I know his family is going to want to do a family trip once restrictions are lifted to go visit him overseas. (He is in the army stationed in South Korea). Would it be wrong of me if I said I wanted to go alone and be with him by myself? I feel like that may make me look a tad bratty but I don’t want to spend time with his family all fighting for his attention.
How do we help a stressed parent dissolve poor stress-management habits? My dad will drink himself to sleep when he's stressed and fill his waking hours with iphone games. The games will get his mind off work stress but only as a distraction, not alleviation of stress. Not sure how to support. We don't live under the same roof. He doesn't want to get help from a therapist and doesn't think he has a problem.
For those in smaller high growth tech companies, where do you turn for resources on org development, engagement, trends, etc.? I’m moving from a large tech org to a a 150 person company. SHRM does not seem relevant at all. Podcasts, social media followings, etc?
How do you focus on health while in the whirlwind of work? Wedding photos in 2 months. 10-11 hour work days M-F, 5'9 210lbs. Free tech food/snacks/drinks.
Aside from B4, MBB, FAANG what other companies still sponsoring given this environment? Girlfriend is international and has T20 legal/business education, international legal/MBB/VC experience. Cont.
What business practice at Deloitte is the equivalent of Harvard Extension School? Since those two entities are apples to apples.
What firms give you a per diem instead of all this expense shit. Tired of being told I shouldn’t expense lunch
Going to Norway solely because I wanted to try Finnair’s biz class seat... couldn’t even imagine this kinda life 5 years ago, feeling quite grateful
Anybody else permanently work from home, prior to covid (and will be post covid) I’ve worked from home for the last 5 years, and don’t see myself ever stepping foot in anyone’s office ever again. I wouldn’t take a new job unless they would let me stay 100% remote
Any chance any agencies out there are looking for a Jr to work remote on a couple projects? I really need to get some work right now.
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