I am a new consultant and have quickly learned that my lack of skill in Excel is hindering my ability to get staffed on client projects. It continues to be a feedback point for me. Does anyone have any experience getting over this learning curve? Are there any programs / courses out there (free or paid) that can help me get to where I need to be (just DECENT) in a short amount of time (2-3 weeks) ? I'm just so tired of this being an impediment, and I'm willing to put in the work
10am local and already spent as much time (3.5 hr) at client as I had sleep. Dying. Need more coffee.
Anyone in the pharma industry have any advice for a new hire re: how to better understand the client brand and tactics?
I moved from one practice ( I was hired in and had previous experience for 8 years) to a different practice(I have 0 experience). I was put on a project in a lead and challenging position. I spoke to Leadership about the pressure and impact it had on me.I requested support with more resources but I was replaced on the project. This was looked upon as escalation. My promotion has been due for 2ys, now with this practice and situation it's tough. What should I do? Look for opp outside?
There is a requirement for a PLSQL developer in my TCS account who knows shell scripting also.
Benefits: On-site opportunity to Italy, no tcs dependency in project as this is for client team, best work life balance mostly relaxed work.
Looking for early joiners if lateral hire or any TCS internal folks who are on bench and have above skillsets.
Hey Fishes, I joined Deloitte India recently and am being referred to a project whose work timings don't suit me at all; rest all was fine. Is there a way to get the project changed, or can nothing be done now ? I won't be able to continue for long in the project due to its work timings, honestly :( Deloitte Deloitte India
Anyone else missing the road/office? The flexibility of WFH is nice, but holy shit I miss airports, rental cars, client interaction, coworkers, etc. It's killing me and I just can't wait to get back to normal.
It has been one week I have been deployed into project but I am still waiting for my accesses therefore manager has asked me to put bench code in DTE.
Since in Staffit, it is already showing I have been mapped into project. Will it cause any variance if I will put bench code in DTE.
Has anybody made the transition from the agency to the client side? What was your experience and how did you approach the search? Thank you!
It’s Thursday 4 pm. You have a very bad creative check-in on a great briefing. A huge opportunity on a cool brand. Client presentation is tomorrow afternoon. Your ECD tells you another team already has some stuff but if you have stuff in the morning he would be glad to have a look. Do you push it on Thursday evening? Or do you let it slide? My teampartner and I had a different reaction.
Hi , I joined TCS 2 weeks back and not assigned to project.. Can I ask for an onsite project immediately.. Will TCS consider my request for onsite project?
Not really sure how this offer stacks up and I should exit or not. Got contacted by a recruiter for a fortune 50 retailer looking for Sr Manager of Supply Chain Strategy they are offering $145k+25%+1 year deferred 3 year run up 65% of bonus (so y1 0, y2 65%/3, y3 65%×2/3, y4-onward full 65% each year).
My CC is also my project lead and was told that he and the project recommended me for promotion to Manager and the other 2 discretionary. While not a guarantee for promo its as close as they come
I am fed up with my laterally hired consultant. Bhai kuch bhi bol deta hai yeh admi client call mein and then mereko as AC fir pitch in krna padta hai.
Sad part is we decide the plan each time and yet he commits more than he could chew. I understand ke you need time to learn at the start but it’s already 6months now.
Samjha Samjha ke thak gya main toh.
My client invited me to his apartment for coffee 🥸
I haven’t been doing particularly well in this project I’ve been on for 6 months now. I am talking to my director about my plan for rolling off this project. How do I approach it? This is my first project as a consultant. TIA for the responses.
All this hyper regulation, why is there a new story every day about some scum bag rep outright stealing from an elderly client? I can’t get a piece of advertising approved for two months, but some
Does anyone not get anxious when starting a new project. I always go straight to panic.
Its been 3 weeks I joined Wipro but not assigned to any projects. I got 2 very good offers(in terms of pay and role from Tech M and cignex datamatics) on the second day of joining Wipro but I declined it to avoid absconding in Wipro. Now I am really frustrated, can I wait for project or contact to the other companies HR(Tech M and Cignex) if they can let me join now. Is it good idea to abscond after 3 weeks of joining(Tech M HR called me 3 days back to check if I can join.)
I’m having a hard time with the job hunt and am hoping someone here might know of any relevant opportunities. I have 4 YOE in technology market research consulting, with project management experience and basic Python knowledge. I have a BA in a social science from a good school and I live on the east coast (but willing to relocate/work remotely and travel when needed). Any help and perspective is much appreciated.
Tonight had a fellow healthcare professional refuse to help because not my patient. I cannot stand that attitude and it’s everything wrong with the healthcare system. I just want to scream
You can only bet on 3 leagues for the rest of your life. Which 3 are you picking?
(The correct answer is 3, 6, 8).
Alright people listen up. EY is hiring anyone with a pulse right now so DM me if you want a referral. They are also hiring people at a premium.
Hey! I want to try out a new city. My subservice line isn't a part of a formal mobility program, but we are a global practice. How do you suggest going about seeking a temporary transfer?
Dreading tomorrow, no valentine feeling 💩
Officially submitted my HBS and GBS applications 🙏🏽
Anyone familiar with a North End restaurant that serves most of their pastas in pots and pans? I remember they had multiple seafood pasta options. Went 10 years ago and trying to remember the name
What are your passions in life?
I am Batman!
Recently laid off and want to use this time to take some data analytics and visualization tool training (SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.) Any tips on free or reasonably priced courses?
Welp, I’m still depressed as hell and talking about it doesn’t help. For the first one in a really long time, I broke down on front of my parents. And they’re just like “don’t worry about it”... I wish it were that easy
I’m starting a finance internship next month. My direct manager told me to reach out if I have any questions. Would it be a good idea to email and ask what I can do beforehand in order to be fully prepared on my start date? I want to make a good impression on the team. I know internships are opportunities to learn and grow but I want to be ready on day 1.
Just saw this news - I don’t think I can ever use hotel utensils again - https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/897521/watch-hotel-secrets-dirty-cups-toilet-brush
Those who are on virtual engagements or don't travel for remote clients: do you work from home or your respective office?
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