4th year going into my 5th year and am leading discovery and case management on a case with a $5 million budget (yeah!) with a rocket docket. Starting to understand why partners have no time to do substantive work: it’s all answering client questions and managing staff, associates, and reviewing partners. Any tips for the transition? I’ve never been too demanding from my colleagues and usually just pick up any slack myself. Now I need to motivate others and give direction.
Worst city you've had a project in
deloitte fish - do you charge the actual hours you work on a project or just do 45/week? my manager didn't specify but i've been told to never bill more than that.
Client mentioned they were trying to internalize me and my team after project end. Has anyone ever had this happened to them / how did you go about it? Are there legality issues in our contract I should be careful of or after contract is up - I am ok?
What the what?! 6 hour delay in DFW, missed all client meetings. Guess I'm a real consultant now?
acn folks, Sr analyst here..skilled in tableau, alteryx, sql, Adobe analytics and looking for a project. TFS said I can work out of region so if anyone out there please help before I get on the bench.
(Discussion topic) What are the top mistakes a new or experienced coach may make when working with a client in all fields...?
If you’ve been at the same client b/c you’re constantly winning work there, does it help when it comes time for promotion? I heard it’s generally the fast track to a promo but not sure if it’s true.
What's the best way to project e-commerce apparel sales? Is it average monthly orders x average order value?
I’m five years into this game and I still get panicky before client calls... All calls, really. How do I get over this?
Does anyone else not feel professionally satisfied? I’ve accomplished everything I really wanted. Got into dream schools, the firm I wanted, client groups, transfers, etc. Every promotion has come and ratings are great. I should be comfortable and satisfied, but then I feel like I can always professionally accomplish more? Yet I look around I don’t see many “better” options and / or alternative paths.
Does anyone else get a serious case of imposter syndrome? I BS 90%+ of my client meetings and projects have never been on fire. Been doing this for 3+ years and feels like someone will catch on...
How long would you stay on a staff aug project before trying to roll off or switch firms if no luck? Project is over 3 years and learning pretty much stops in month 4.
What is the use case for any crypto project (and summarily the coin) when it can eventually be absorbed or done better by a corporation? Think VET vs IBM
You are supposed to Sr Resource for the client, this client director in the meeting assigns you some crappy chores like creating ppt, reviewing some shitty record which could have been done by an
I understand there's no need to be overly sentimental when leaving for a new job as your project will replace you more quickly than you think, but has anyone left at a critical point in time for a project and found it burned bridges or received very negative feedback when resigning?
Anyone else join a new project and realize you will never know what tf the client is doing. I’m very confused right now.
Any other remote first years incredibly lonely? I have friends and family (single) but can pretty much only see them during the weekends, which go by way too quickly. Not much of a life….
What to do if even after a lot of preparation, something or the other goes wrong in interviews? 😔 Am I doing something wrong? In the prep, everything goes well. Feeling completely lost.
Hi EY and Fishes everywhere! I might be getting an offer to join tax as an S1 (or exp. assoc), probably not being able to start until mid August based off how the process has been. However, I currently work at a mid size firm and we’re already getting into busy season. How would it look if I asked EY to postpone my start date till after 10/15 and say that I’m not ready to be thrown into a Big 4 busy season and that I don’t want to leave my current firm out to dry. Thank you all so much! @EY
Anyone want to share insights on the team culture within REWS in the US? Offer coming in but can’t get a sense🤷🏽♂️
HI ALL, Need an immediate advice. i have got offer from Mahle Holdings and NTT Data Business Solutions both. It's for Sap consultant position. Both are ready to pay whatever amount i ask for. Need your advice which one to accept. I'm not looking just for salary.Any immediate suggestions can help 🙌
Getting married next month and we’d like to have a joint checking account to cover shared expenses, however I don’t want to miss out on all the points I can rack up by consistently using my delta platinum card (spending thresholds = point bonuses, etc). Any advice out there from points pros that combined finances after marriage?
Question for you all: Left D to Company A for a 50% raise in TC and slated to start in <1 week. However, just got an offer at Company B for a 100% raise in TC compared to D, or 30% raise in TC compared to company A. Both firms do similar work but B provides a more solid comp package. Job duties would be relatively similar. Is the % jump worth burning the bridge? Would have chosen Company B if the offer came sooner but the % difference in A to B is at my [personal] 30% threshold. TIA!
I have two offers that I like. Taking into account culture, compensation, growth, etc, both have their strengths. Would like to see what metrics/comparisons other 🐠 have used to decide
I'm an engineer w/ BS/MS, have had engineer, PM and Tech Sales roles. I am interested in consulting and would love to speak more with some current employees about a referral! I am curious about the different job functions available. I've taken the GMAT as well to apply to MBA programs, unsure about how important bschool is in order to break into consulting.
Anyone heard of Prescient Healthcare Group?
Considering making the jump from a regional firm to BigLaw.. any advice on making (or not making) the leap? Intel into the culture at Baker Hostetler?
Does someone know Average salary/increment for each position in consulting at IQVIA India?
Hi, I had my Accenture HR round last Wednesday and everything was discussed, from salary structure to usual HR interview questions. I am yet to receive any communication for further processing including my BGV and rest of the process. I called the HR yesterday and said I will receive further communication. Can someone please tell me if there is a chance that they will send me offer letter or any further processing and if this is normal for Accenture to take time after having HR round?
Max out 401k of save for house down payment?
Any one here that lives in Union,NJ? Looking to move there and looking for some feedback on life there.
I know this probably not the best bowl but I’m curious to hear about potential gift ideas for my wife’s upcoming birthday? She’s currently 7 months pregnant and since we’re all still WFH it is what’s making this more challenging given the usual choices of excursions / shoes / clothes etc not really good options.
Hello! I just got a raise and I’m officially making six figures under 25 (a personal goal I always wanted to reach) I’ve also worked my ass off to save this year so I’d like to treat myself to a piece that will remind me of this career milestone. What handbag, piece of jewelry, or other “hallmark” are you glad you splurged on early in your career? I’m not a huge designer handbag gal, but I want something tangible to remind me of my hard work getting here. Thanks!
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