Any other firms experiencing layoffs in Toronto? How many weeks on the bench before a warning or layoff?
Q's for MBB & other Strategy folks: 1) how many hrs do you work on average? 2) How long are your engagements? 3) How often/ long are you on the bench in-between? 4) proportion of intl vs local travel?
Trying desperately to roll off - please share your tactics! I really outta shut my mouth as in not contributing anymore to meetings - so they will find me "useless" and roll me off
Bench life is beautiful
I am waiting to hear back from final rounds. I just rolled off a project. How should I proceed? Reach out to my network to find another project or wait for the decision? Business as usual or hide out?
Wrapping up my first and prob last yr with D just because I’ve been on the bench for 2 months and expect the axe any day now so thought this would be the perfect time to share how it all went. Coming in with a technical background to a “cyber risk” role I was expecting work that would need at least a basic understanding of tech related concepts like IoT, machine learning, cyber security best practices, etc and an ability to explain those concepts with rapport to business people from diff fields.
Any ideas to get off the bench guys? I'm a staff starting my second year. Tried reaching out to various folks in the firm but it's as if everyone's out to ignore me 😓😓
Can you use the training wbs instead of 'unassigned' if you're on the bench but actively doing learning modules?
Has anyone ever been on the bench for such a long period that they’ve lost the motivation to continue and ended up resigning because of it?
On the bench this week which I guess is nice but I just know I’m gonna go nuts this week. Too easy to just sit on the couch and watch TV and eat like garbage. Doesn’t help that the weather stinks
As a senior where do you draw the line for charging time to an engagement where you’re rolled off (or haven’t rolled on yet) but are being asked questions or to do things?
About to be rolled off a project and need to begin looking for a new one. How much control do I have in saying I want less travel?
I’m assigned to do project work but on beach/bench code... The hours are crazy. Not sure how to handle this situation...
Good time to move to Deloitte's cyber practice? What's the bench & projects like? Aside from yesterday's news.
Anyone in the SoCal region looking for an Analyst in Accenture ? Please let me know, the bench is extremely boring
Starting week 3 at PwC and I’m still on the bench. I’m networking and doing trainings to fill time but honestly not pushing *that* hard for a project… just enjoying the calm before the storm. What’s the longest you’ve waited before you were assigned your first engagement at a firm?
Are SAFe certifications still worth it? My SPC renewal is coming up but my current company won’t fund the fee, so deciding if it’s worth it to self-fund.
Has anyone successfully transitioned from washing their hair every day to 2/3 times per week? I really want to but after 24 hours I can’t deal with the grease
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Try to ban abortion, and things will get VERY ugly, very quickly.
For those of you grinding to achieve / have achieved your career goals, don’t let fuckers calling you names discourage you one bit. You keep at it and get that fucking bread
I have a client who’s taking up a lot of my time, but is also my lowest hourly rate, but highest revenue producing client. The just have a ton of work so I can charge them a bit less. I’m at the point where I’m thinking about getting rid of them. As they won’t pay the higher amount. What’s the best advice here.
Rent v. buy NYC. Have a 100k to put down, single and want to stay in NYC for 10 more years.
Is it typical for Deloitte to have 5 interviews before hiring someone? I've been interviewed by 2 directors and 2 MDs already and now they are asking for more time for an additional interview.
Feeling super empowered today. Have been flying coast to coast for a few weeks now. My MD was telling me how he doesn’t get affected by time zone differences and can go back and forth easily. (Cont)
Got an offer from Deloitte for SC for a few thousand more than what I asked for. I would like a signing bonus, what are some ways to ask for that? PTO & 401k aren’t as great as what I have now.
Anyone know a good tailor to repair suit pants? I have bulky thighs that cause the material in the seat/ inner thigh area to thin out and eventually rip. Looking for a proactive solution
Day 1 Year 13
“Can we remove the tweet about the bum-hole cake before the deck goes to the client?“ - Account to creative team
Friend was laid off last year and said you get 2 months severance for every year with the firm -- can anyone validate? Is this the case for all levels?
SA planning on making the jump to a mature boutique consulting firm in a Consultant role. What’s a normal salary to ask for?
How long there is work from home in EY India ? And how it was like before pandemic. Is it worth switching from Deloitte USI to EY India with 100% hike?
When working with postsecondary institutions, the goal is to forge an articulation agreement to create a pipeline for your scholars, but how do you reciprocate to improve relations and grow community?
I have joined D as an analyst (fresher) and have received 30 and 27 percent hike in the last 2 years. I got promoted this year but I am leaving for higher studies. How much bonus and hike can I expect? I am mostly concerned about the bonus (As my LWD is in June 2nd week). Last year I got a 190% bonus.
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