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How bad is being put on the bench? I just got benched. I feel ....blah...

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He does a lot of BENCHmarking I bet

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Congrats bro

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As long as you're not there too long, you'll be fine. Start reaching out to managers and directors to inquire if there is a need you can assist with. Be proactive to find client chargeable work. If none, check with partners you know for engagement work or business development work. If still nothing, do some self studying to get your required annual CPEs

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Just enjoy it- paid vacation

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What does this mean ?

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What kind of consulting do you do?

Better update your resume

Put on the bench? Huh?

Is this supposed to be an accounting joke?

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EY 5: I've never heard of such a thing!

It can happen for the first year when teams are crunched and only want experienced resources. But otherwise, others should be motivated (team metrics, your learning and paycheck) to put you somewhere.

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