Currently interviewing for a role I am really interested in. I have saved up a lot of PTO this year (expires dec 31) and was going to take the last 2 weeks of the year. How do I communicate this and of course I only would mention it if I get an offer right?
How hard should you actually work in consulting? Obviously we have utilization requirements so we work long hours but I’m tired of giving 100% of my brain power. Is there any benefit of working harder? IMO there’s an incentive to work slower
for federal projects that cap you at 40/week, do the leadership ever take this into account how it effects your utilization?
Denver Fishes - I need some serious help. I am on vacation here when I got an email from my future employer Accenture to get i9 authorization. They are asking me to find a person to be an authorized agent who needs to be present physically. All they need to do is state that my passport is right or something. I don’t know anyone here. This needs to be done in the next two days Would anyone be interested in helping me out? Coffee at Huckleberry is on me if you are!!
My effective utilization since 10/1 is 158.3%. If my counselor asks me why I didn’t achieve my lead goals this cycle I’m gonna flip a table.
How do you handle going into a new job with pre-booked vacations. Has anyone ever negotiated vacation days going into a new job?
Attempting to renter the workforce after a 2 year hiatus due to health issues followed by the pandemic. During this time off I had minor success running a small business, but not enough to pay the bills. I have 3 YOE, 1.5 as a Loan Officer, and 1.5 as a consultant within compliance and Fintech. Please let me know of any fully remote positions, or hybrid positions based out of Chicago or Milwaukee. I live in Dubuque IA, so for in office work it would have to be in Dubuque. TIA!
I am a senior with 40% utilization.AMA
Need quick help 🐠 fam, Is a suede blazer with dress pants and tie appropriate for a holiday party? Never been to one... attire is business causal/ cocktail? Thoughts, leaving in 1 hour, TIA
Thoughts on utilization? Why is this metric so important in the consulting world, beyond ratings/internal contribution? Should this not be the responsibility of the firm rather than individuals?
So, what happens if you miss your utilization/billable hour target by like 70-150 hours? Tons of "impactful" PRD work
Is utilization less important if the firm simply cannot sell enough projects to staff people on?
Over a month on the bench and all of my leads have fell through. I'm a campus hire (started last fall) but still worried about my utilization. Any tips on how to expand my internal network even more?
What do you think it takes for a PPD to get a utilization bearing WBS for proposal work? I know it is rare...
What is the exact date on which utilization tracking for FY2018 started? I know it's March sometime. When does it end?
Was it a weak year for vendor holiday gifts?
Currently working at a Risk Consulting internship at one of the Big4 for the Summer. Been an enjoyable experience but honestly I’m kinda stuck on what I really want to do full time. Got a really big interest in the Tax environment as well. Majoring in Acc and MIS - Kinda can go either way with these majors. Any advice? (Also don’t think I’d be public accounting for life - So long term wise not sure which is better)
I see people asking here all the time for a referral. New to this. Is it much easier to get hired via internal referral? Does referring someone you've never met before not reflect poorly on you if that person isn't qualified? Internal recruiter/hr doesn't ask how you know the person or what you think of him/her?
Google Classroom and Zoom was on the fritz all morning. Lord, I have never worked so fast at multitasking of talking to a few students on Zoom, the rest of the students through Go Guardian, texting parents through ClassDojo, and calling parents. I was only able to teach math and science 🤣
Am I overlooking something or do most schools not ask about college internship experience?
EY 401k Matching question: recent changes say matching monthly I believe? Can I contribute aggressively and get the 18k over with and receive full match? Or do I need to contribute every check?
Just sharing a few of my doors. You can save them to your phone and use them in your Bitmoji classrooms.
Is a stainless steel datejust with jubilee/fluted bezel too flashy to wear at client site? My client is an insurance company and we’re doing analytics strategy
Interviewing w/Workrise for Strategic Ops Mgr role - wondering if any other folks have experience interviewing there (or have exited there)? Would love to pick your brain on the opportunity!
Potentially moving to a competitor (Big 4). My field is busy right now/high in demand. What numbers should I be looking for/expecting for a first year manager in terms of signing bonus? My current firm is holding a $23k bonus over my head until April. I’m leaning towards it not being worth moving in until after that/post Covid unless they can get close to that on a signing bonus and push my base up at least 25%.
Tax savvy people, i have questions. my employer reduced everyones salary during the first 6 months of covid, but offered a “bonus” (aka back to normal rate) if you were required to travel during this time. How will the temporary salary cut + travel bonus affect my filing? Idk I’m feeling petty
Turning 28 soon. Living at home during the pandemic. I have to be extra cautious bc I live with parents and an overbearing physician sibling. Went through an awful break up near the beginning of covid and feels like another talking stage is ending with current guy. Hope friends plan something for me but can’t count on it. Feeling lonely and trying to emotionally prepare myself for a rough birthday.... anyway looking for suggestions on ways to treat myself/keep my spirits high!
Moms, I’m pregnant with my second and debating what to do for my pump from insurance this time around. Cont.
Any consulting companies hiring? (I have one year of Financial analysis/business management experience) looking to do more strategy work. Thanks in advance for the help.
Anyone going to the National Black MBA conference this year in Chicago? It’s in September.
Has anyone had success finding online piano lessons? Want to return after a long hiatus as an advanced student, but wondering how possible it is.
Zoom tops for women? I’m going to another firm soon and will have to appear on camera more often. I don’t have enough blouses. Any great suggestions of where to shop (bonus for online)? I really don’t feel the need to spend a lot, but want to have some appropriate shirts ready to go.
Started a new role within my org <1 year ago (been with the co several years) and have received incredibly positive feedback from many people about my performance so far, including my manager. I expressed my desire to revisit my compensation (off-cycle) because I am by all accounts exceeding expectations for my role and my manager was very supportive and encouraged me to provide them with a write up of what I want and why. Any advice? I’ve researched salary comps already
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