If I am working for a consulting agency. Would it be considered a conflict of interest if I decide to run for office? Would I have to quit my job in consulting/ contracting?

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

I'd consult a lawyer about this. I think it could definitely be construed as a conflict depending on specifics.

like

If you won your election, I believe you would have to quit for the length of your term, yes. This might depend on the office, your state, etc. however.

It really depends. There should be some sort of written policy for this. I would ask HR.

Related Posts

What is everyone's long-term career goal with the clinical research field? What do you hope to be doing in 10-15 years?

like

Do you read multiple books at once? Power through one at a time? Do you set a page or chapter daily/weekly goal? Only do audiobooks? Please share your reading habits so we 🐟 can borrow/steal like artists 🎨.

For me, I set 20-30 pg min/night and listen to a different audiobook to/from work. The audiobook thing is new as I've never read >1 at once. Considering 1 chapter/night w/ 3 different books (3 ch/night)... I just want to read them all though not sure - may muddle if one > others.

like

Best how-to video guide to regression in excel? My last experience with stats was in college and it was using STATA/R, so I’m very rusty.

like

Can any one share Google cloud interview experience , what they focus on and how may rounds are there ?

like

Any MAIP, ADCOLOR Futures or MGP alumni here? Anyone apply and not get accepted. What do you see as the pros and cons of each? How can they be better? What shouldn’t get any worse?

How does one find a mentor? Also how do you make 6 figures in the finance word?

like

Any examples of mobile app critique? I’m looking for iOS based mobile app.

like

If you use Squarespace for your portfolio, be careful. I got a phishing email from a lookalike today with some phony billing issue they wanted me to click to solve.

likehelpful

Hello all, I have two offers :-
1) General Ledger and Fixed assets Analyst at ChargePoint- 10 L + RSUs
2) Team Leader Reconciliation at Clifford Chance - 9.5 L + Yearly bonus.

Which one should I opt for? Any insights on the work culture in both organisations?

like

Looking for honest feedback from those who know - is working at FAANG really worth it? What are the tradeoffs? Do you ever feel like you're compromising on something ethically/morally?

likehelpful

G’day folks, new in here loving the vibe. I’m a strategy and M&A Manager (Non-top tier) +8 YOE in consulting and a founder with a personal impact, If I get to have an MBB referral for an interview I’d possibly pass out from excitement. Never been more confident to ask for it and chase the dream to join McKinsey, BCG, or Bain please let me know (Happy to share my resume/or get on a chat before you refer me)

like

Hi Fishes,

Any Refferals for Software Testing Fresher??

Tech Stack : Core Java, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

Start Date : Can join immediately !!

like

Does anyone have any advice for corporate juniors who were unexpectedly laid off? I thought juniors would be the last to go because of our billing rates.

like

Anyone have experience with or recs for a good moving / shipping company? Trying to gauge typical cost, have about 5 furniture items to ship between states (7h driving distance) and would like them to load / unload. Thanks!

like

Hello folks

I have offer in my hand from tech Mahindra with 6.30 lpa which includes 10 percent variable. Also Im holding one start up company offer with 7 LPA without any variables. Which one should I choose ??? Tech Mahindra will be good choice as per job security ???

Also with new offer can I ask counter offer in tech Mahindra .?
And if I did not continued with tech Mahindra will they blacklist me ???
#seriouspost #help

like

Anyone here ex Accenture employee and joined shell?

Made an appointment to see a dietician next week to help with meal planning, prepping, shopping, and even some cooking. I eat take out for almost every meal. My son deserves better than the processed crap I'm making. Wish me luck. Hoping this is a turning point for me.

likesmart

Joined CTS a month ago, now got an offer from Accenture with better package! Any suggestions on this and also how should i approach my manager on this, even absconding is fine for me but having office laptop with me so wanna clear this smoothly.

TIA!

like

My current boss is so nice it almost feels wrong!

likeupliftingfunny

Additional Posts in Federal, Government, and Public Sector

Came to Guidehouse two months ago and now I regret it. Everyone is trying to jump ship. Two people on my team left and now my manager. Maybe I came to the company too soon.

likefunny

Have a poli sci degree but went into financial services after college. Hoping to pivot into government affairs/fed consulting. Anyone know of a better way to search for jobs/network? Using LinkedIn and traverse jobs now

like

Does anyone else get a million emails from sketchy recruiters with “small business veteran owned” businesses looking to staff you on their contracts? How do I stop these? I say “public sector client” in my resume and linkedin when referring to federal clients and use industry descriptors for commercial clients (large financial services organization, commercial airline). I do not list my clearance anywhere, but every day I get an email or two from someone from a “veteran owned small business” government contractor. What makes them think I’d leave Deloitte to work at some fly by night small staff aug cash cow?

like

What's the cheapest monthly rent including utilities and parking that I can reasonably expect to get in Rosslyn, near the metro (max 15 min walk)?
Want to be realistic on expectations

like

Has anyone interviewed with Accenture’s federal practice? Any insights about the interview process?

like

Curious how other firms are handling the unexpected federal day off tomorrow.

I ain’t tryna brag, but when I moved to Chicago in 2016 the Cubs won the World Series. Just moved to DC this year. Just sayin’.

likefunny

Thinking of switching from startup life to FRB SF for better WLB (and a more serious focus on infra security). I realize that the pay cut will be significant. Based on my research, the max I can ask for is $187,500. Any chance they may be able to improve on that, or is it unlikely that base is even possible?

like

Amongst the big DC consulting firms, who has the strongest base of contracts in the nat sec/defense/IC space? Thanks for the help!

Is the LMS "Workday" used in any intelligence agencies?

like

No one ever talks about the small Tier 2 and Tier 3 Firms. Do you know of all the companies in the $500 Billion industry of Fed Gov. Consulting (NAICS 541611) only .02% have more than 50 employees?

funny

Has anyone here exited for Budget Analysis in the federal government? Just wondering what hours are like in both budget development and the rest of the year. Specifically interested in the DOE, but anything would be helpful.

like

In the middle of a Periodic Reinvestigation and thinking of starting a job search. Should I wait for the PR to conclude or does it not matter?

like

How much of a presence does McKinsey radar have?

Does your firm find out why you failed a clearance ? Asking bc I got fired from my first job out of college a couple years ago and didn’t report it on it company background check. I’m afraid if I fail my public trust, my current firm will find out and fire me for not reporting it on my prior employers.

like

Why is it so hard to move out of federal consulting and into the private sector?

like

TFW your contract is labeled essential 😍😍😍

likefunny

Hello Friends! My company is hiring. Please feel free to DM me if you have any questions or would like more info.


Full Stack Engineer (with current Public Trust or Clearance) - 4 positions
Full Stack Engineer (remote position - from anywhere in the US) - 2 positions
Data Architect - 1 position
Data Engineer - 2 positions

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the
Fishbowl app

See what’s happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

A phone with Fishbowl app

Send download link to your phone

OR

Scan your QR code to download
Fishbowl app on your mobile

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Messaging rates may apply

Download app

Sign up for free to view this conversation on Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Already have an account? Log in

Sign up for free to continue using Fishbowl

By continuing you agree to Terms of Use(New) and Privacy Policy(New)
Messaging rates may apply

Already have an account? Log in

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal