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If it’s hard to find projects in summer cause it’s slow, and Nov-Jan cause it’s slow, then am I supposed to spend half the year on the freaking bench!?

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What do you do with your time? I would loose my shit after 6 months and be applying

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I’ve spent my time getting rejected from jobs because 1- I didn’t interview much in college and I’m applying to technical jobs as a self taught programmer and 2- I have barely any real world experience so why would anyone want me

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6 months of bench time and promoted from analyst to consultant I want the torture to stop

sounds nice to me, you didn't have an AIP to get shafted on.

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how did you get promoted....I thought y'all are all on harvards calibre

Sep thru Nov will be slow because companies will cut back due to pending recession...

Projects won’t sign me on unless I have a confirmed rolloff date. Projects can’t confirm my rolloff without telling the client a month or so ahead of time.

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