Is there a difference of being on the beach and on the bench? My take is that you are on the beach when you roll off a project that has given you a hard time and want to relax a bit. The bench when you really want to be out on a project but cant for som reason. What is you take? Are they just two words for the same thing
When being considered for a project (long term), would you tell the engagement leader about your upcoming maternity leave? Has anyone here been rejected for a role after they communicated about parental leave? What is the right thing to do?
How to diplomatically quit while in the middle of a project? Junior-ish and not going to a competitor (I understand we’re all replaceable...)
I come from the Azure Technical Support background where we used to troubleshoot and fix IAAS issues in the client's environment (loved that profile!). Now, from what I know, Microsoft doesn't have technical support roles/positions in Toronto as they are mostly outsourced. Folks here who are working for MS, please let me know what role do you think I'll be suitable for if I were to apply in MS. TIA!
I studied SCM in college but I’ve been working through tech implementations on the ptp side for about 4 years now - it’s been all indirect client work though and no supply chain. How tough is it to pivot to more process and supply chain based strategy projects - do I need to get my mba. At a smaller firm now and feel like I’d have to jump to an Accenture to actually have the ability to do that kind of work (logistics and trade optimization, planning, manufacturing)
Project leadership - please don't overload analysts/consultants because they are "good" ... it will burn them out and you will lose talented resources
Went on a legitimately amazing date but my project just ended today and will not be back in that city. How do I end things on a good note so she doesn't think I just wanted to hook-up?
I like to hone my culinary skills while on bench. What does everyone else like to do when they’re not actively working on a project!?
Staffed on an impossible project that will likely doom to fail. Project budget and time both cut in half from original forecast. What to do? Why are we forced to sign sht contracts like this? Start looking for a new job?
Happy Friday everyone. My gig canceled, looking for an end of year project or post work. Large or small, hit me up, let’s make it great. Thanks. Enjoy the weekend. We just finished this global project so smaller is ok too... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRnKOg1_dCM
Hi Everyone, I am working as a Project Manager-Automation at American Express also managing Risk and Governance throught the project lifecycle. Currently looking for an opportunity to work at Noida preferrably or Delhi NCR. Total experience of 6 years. Let me know if there is anything.
New filter for effort when the client is a dick: will this lead to work that will make my/creatives’ careers? If the answer is no & I’ve tried twice to fix it than I’m not losing sleep over it anymore
Has anyone seen/created any unique media executions or co-branded efforts lately? Client is looking for something "innovative" without explaining how they're defining innovation.
Can an audit client get in trouble for reaching out to an audit employee regarding possible emplpyment opportunities even if the employee is not on the audit team? Even if to inform you that employment discussions have to first be cleared by the firm?
Do you always file an amendment for a new traveling client project OR just not file it and log time against your home state ? I filed for an amendment and they are asking me to send the client cont
After spending 4-5 years in media planning as a planner, Is it worth it to go to client side(global cpg company) as an Associate Manager With 25% raise? Or should work few more years at agency Side?
I am expecting a promotion this year from C to SC. Should I wait to hear back on the news before I initiate my roll off from the current long term project that I've spent 1.5 years on? Dyingggggg
Been asked to present my current client’s plan and PCA in second interview for a role. Am I being over cautious by not feeling comfortable with this?
Who can tell me the pros and cons of the Aviva Indexed Annuities. It may be called income preferred bonus. Awaiting the paperwork.
Dumbasses in the Marriott lounge not able to figure out time difference between San Francisco and Chicago - took 10 attempts between 4 people to figure it out - I tore off most of my hair meanwhile!!!
Anyone left consulting for industry on H1B?
Please help! Any 🐠 from Kearney willing to have a chat about the culture/work? Got interviews coming up. Many thanks!
How’s FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, apple, Netflix and Google) presentation in the region? And if they are present how’s the WLB and reputation?
Help!!!.. A recruiter reached out for an industry role in SAP data and analytics where I will be a position where I will help drive the analytics strategy as well as set the platform and guide the C suites. I have close to 10 yrs in my experience. What salary should I target? It’s healthcare industry.
Advisory vs consulting vs strategy. What are the differences in comp, exposure, prestige, and exit opps?
I don't have a very technical background (or cloud background at all tbh) but was given an offer as a Customer Engineer for google cloud. I'm not sure if this is due to diversity hiring (woman and a minority here), I've heard google cloud is trying to up diversity hiring a lot. I want to take the offer but not sure if I'm setting myself up for failure due to not having a strong tech background. Any advice?
Are signing bonuses standard for experienced consulting hires at Deloitte? I would potentially be walking away from a significant bonus and I’m curious whether this would be something I’d need to ask for as commensurate or if this standard as I didn’t get one with my current firm.
There is no trick to sell, either you can sell or not. The only trick is use your ears and identify key pieces and use them wisely in the conversation. Selling is a conversation properly led to a Goal.
Who are waiting for the collective disconnect more than the 13 Dec compensation revision letters?
Part of me wants to get at MBA, open a couple businesses, travel the world and put serious relationships off for at least another decade. The other part wants to marry within 2 years and have 5 kids
New project in new city. Earliest flight out on Monday morning would have me land at 11am in client city, on site around noon. Should I fly in Sunday night?
Anyone know of healthcare companies in the US that are doing cool shit and need product designers?
Has anyone gone through the Green Card processing with PwC? The firm requires us to pay back the application fee (which from my understanding could be upto $10,000) if one resigns within two years...
Are there any pregnant women on the bowl who HAVE gotten the covid vaccine? How far along were you and how were the side effects? (cont)
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