How long of being on the bench before I should get worried?

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If you’re asking the question you should be worried ☠️

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I’m a high performer and have never been on the bench before so I’m just curious

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I was on the bench for 9 months and didn’t get laid off last year. I did volunteer for all sorts of things though

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Depends where you work and what the culture is. At my previous employer, there was a fixed number of weeks that you could be on the bench which was known to everybody before they would let you go. At my current employer, I have seen people be on the bench for months with no negative repercussions.

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Really depends on your level. If you’re not directly involved in sales, have a marketable skill set, and people like you then you’re fine. Just make use of your time, help out internally and get certs.

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Once the bench gets warm

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Are you actively trying to get staffed?

If you’re actively trying and making use of the bench time it’s not bad I guess. I usually don’t spend more than 2 weeks on it, but I’ve heard stories of other people taking way longer

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