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I have a standing offer with Accenture (AFS). Due to coronavirus, the recruiter told me they are pausing staffing of external people like myself while they take care of internal people on the bench. My recruiter said he would touch base monthly during covid, but usually I’m the one to reach out to him. We haven’t spoken since mid March, so should I reach out? I totally understand if they’re still in the same position as before and nothing changed since mid March in terms of hiring.

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No harm reaching out.

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Reach out but keep expectations low. Been in this situation and usually they didn’t “forget” about you. They just don’t have the need

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Yes you should reach out.

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Consider this a positive as it appears that they are trying their best to take care of the current group. Where as my group at Cap just finished round 3 of layoffs but proceeded to hire 130+ new in April. Invent here FYI

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Dude stay away from AFS or have plans to move into LLP eventually.

What’s wrong with AFS lol

Is Accenture’s Health & Public sector practice doing well? I had a verbal offer before Covid.

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