Anyone here in a spiral of apathy and zero productivity? I was on the bench in consulting for three months and then exited making about twice what I feel I’m worth. Having a hard time jumping in when it feels so easy to scrape by doing very little. I maybe have one productive hour a day and I’m worried it’s going to catch up with me now, but it feels impossible to work a full day.
Hi Team. I joined accenture on 1st July 22 at level 9( SAP). This is my first exp at a service base. Few Questions:
1. How much perc variable i can expect in Nov.I am charging since day 1. Was on bench for a week.
2. Will i be given an hike in nov 22.
3. Can i change my work location at any other accenture location although my client is not present at that location.
Does Deloit fire for low utilization with high performance? Got rolled off during holidays and not able to get any project and now I might end performance year with 70% utilization. Am I in trouble?
How is being on the bench differ across firms? For us, it often is working similar to project hours (late night) on short fuse pitches
Is EPAM Systems asking their employees who are on bench especially New joiners to resign from the organization? EPAM Systems
And if yes, are they giving time for notice period?
Partners or whomever can help me understand about billing and hours. To keep things simple, let’s say you only have one staff to work 1,700 billable hours a year on a $60k salary and you have only one job that and the rate charged to the client is $300/hour and an projected hours budget of 1,700 hours. So ideally you would have revenue of $510k. If the staff takes less time partners make less money and if they take more time partners make more money while the staff keeps the same salary?
I joined CGI on July - 2022 but still now i am in bench only not getting any project,
I am worried regarding the layoff any one please share your inputs here
Should I send a “goodbye”
Email to my team? I got rolled off early on some petty stuff.... the manager is a b word
What does everyone have for billable hours?
Anyone know or have speculations as to the hourly billable rate for Media Law partners at Davis Wright Tremaine?
How do you measure bench strength?
Nagarro , YOE -4 ,Tech stack -QA , I have joined Nagarro 6 months ago , i was tagged in first project AFTER spending 2 months in bench , project was in manual testing , I asked the manager for change of project and he approved that I was released from project within 1.5 month , again got tagged in project project started very late and now there is again manual testing , should I re ask to change project ,or search for other opportunities outside ???? I want to work purely on automation testing
Im a third year associate and I’m frequently asked to give presentations (on new case law, legislation, ect.) during a weekly meeting for my section. There’s a first year associate and a law clerk in my section who are never asked to present. Should I push back on this? Would it look bad if I delegate some of the work to the others? I spend a lot of non billable time prepping for these presentations...it seems unfair that I’m the only one who has to do them.
To the post below- it is quiet, so I’ll bite!
Does anyone know about associate compensation at the regional Atlantic Canada firms? The the big ones have all been posting job ads for associates in the 3-5 year range. Any insight on salary and billable targets?
How are the projects for Java full stack developer in Nagarro?
Anyone still on bench with java,Springboot tech stack?
What's up everyone? I saw a salary survey posted earlier. What do y'all think I should make at a litigation boutique that handles primarily business litigation on a contingency fee? No billable hours.
Q, how have you been developing technically and adapting when we can’t be on-site for bench top, pilot, or manufacturing scale work? I’d love to hear your tips for remote support.
Can you both apply to business school and write a letter of recommendation for someone under you who is also planning to apply?
Could it be possible that Covid drive down carbon emissions this year and as a result, it caused an “imbalance” in the ecosystem such that paradoxically we’re seeing more extreme weather conditions?
Thoughts on Brookfield asset management?
For all those people who know they are underpaid compared to their peers. What keeps you here??
One more day- if a gap up occurs on either AAPL or TSLA I’ll take a swing short position with very high odds of returning 50-75% easily. End of day sell off in market is indication of what is to come soon.
22, T14 grad, Want to begin a college counseling/admissions coaching side gig. Best avenues to find clients (parents who can afford college admissions counseling)?
Can anyone give me a ref to salesforce?
Sitting in on my first mediation tomorrow. Are they generally suit and tie formal or is just a blazer and button down ok?
SF Bay Area but it will be held virtually.
Last week was one of the toughest weeks of my life. Our beloved cat passed away and work was extremely busy. I barely slept 6 hours entire week in total. This week working through the pain of loss. Hug your pets!
Hi all, HR while releasing offer said that 25.50 LPA is highest slab for manager grade at CTS, evidently it’s not. I accepted offer, what should I do?
Hi fishes, Currently am holding offers from IQVIA and labcorp, and labcorp is providing liitle higher han IQVIA offer. IQVIA Could you please suggest me to choose the company?
What are some good zoom drinking games?
Please do not ignore this post on linkedin 🙏
I am in dire need of help.
When Kanye West comes our president next year, what will the impact on federal consulting be?
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