Is it possible to transfer between offices at ACN (permanent not project based)? Especially interested in hearing from someone with exp of transferring between Middle East and European offices? Thank you! Accenture
How long would it take me to build a very basic website from scratch? I have no coding skills but want to create a landing page for a side project. Best way to get started?
Leaving the firm during audit busy season? My morale and energy levels are so low I feel like I’m hurting my team by being on the engagement and not giving it my all like I have in the past. Filing end of February before moving into another busy season client through end of April
What to do when your project leader doesn’t respond back to your emails regarding pending items and action list. I feel I am the only one who is being stressed on a tight deadline with lots of things to do but have no idea what is being communicated between the project leader and the partner.
Does every award-winning CD on LinkedIn think their client is brave or are they just throwing shade at the ones that won’t buy the work?
The recruitment that is being done for project specific roles, what happens once the project is done? How's the bench system in mindtree? Do they throw people out in that case??
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How transparent can you really get with your team? I am actively looking for roles at other companies including competitors, but at the same time the team needs to know whether I’ll be on the project til next year or not. I’ve been transparent with them about my interest and wanting to look for other things. And don’t want to keep them completely out of the loop which will impact them but also worried if i tell them I’m looking for roles at other companies, they won’t be pleased/let me go
Are there any disability insurance companies who would take a bipolar client? Please help!
West Monroe - is there a culture of wfh (all or part time) for non-client service staff? Eg firm operations.
Any recommendations on firming up finance/financial analysis knowledge? I have a liberal arts degree and multiple years in project management but I’m pivoting towards data analysis and keep being drawn to finance.
Leaving the firm next week - apart from personal files, is there any way to salvage anything? No client info - just looking to somehow keep a few templates. Thanks!
I'm a SM. Have a Mgr on my team who has the tech skills, but basically zero consulting skills. I have to redo everything he does to make it client- ready. #JustVenting
How do you go from creative to client side?
Another senior associate just emailed the client to tell him that the PDF the client sent him had two pages that were out of order. He asked the client to RESCAN AND RESEND IT. Like he's never used Adobe in his life? I have no words.
I’m the only person from my firm at the client site and having trouble connecting with people at client (people mostly just see me as an external “intruder”). Not personally bothered, but worried that it hurts perception/client relations. Any advice on how to get more social traction (e.g. get invited to lunch and stuff)?
What web meeting platform are you using for client meetings? I’m currently using GoTo, but considering switching over to Zoom. (Got rid of Fuze years ago, it was crap)
Who will decide hike for an individual and what all the parameters they consider ? I did so well this FY with quite a lot client appreciations but still got VC RATING. Not so happy in terms of transparency.
I am so grateful to have a job right now but I am really struggling. I’ve been at D for a little under a year and have been really unhappy with my experience. In particular, my current project and my direct supervisor make me feel unbelievably incompetent and under appreciated. Given COVID, there is little flexibility to roll off. I’ve tried to stick it through but I’m at a breaking point. Any suggestions on how to make the best of it? Or next steps?
It's been 3 weeks since I joined IBM. I am still not allocated to any project. Is there any way where I can find suitable project for my skill set and apply for it myself?
Is the genetic payload being delivered by COVID-19 useful? Worried that with numbers dropping, I am missing out!
I’m pretty sure colleagues at my firm are inflating their billable hours. Is this the norm? I suspect many of you will think this is obvious and/or that I’m naive but wtf? I find hitting 2200 is tough even with a good sized work load. Am I just expected to play the game? I don’t want to sound self-righteous but if most are lying just to make the requirement, then maybe the requirement should be lower.
Just stared on a new project this week, but got an industry offer yesterday so I’m putting in my 2 weeks tmrw. Will they have me stay on or roll me off to the bench for the remainder?
Delta vs Alaska out of Seattle?
Signed a freelance contract, but work is ‘paused’ due to vendor sourcing. Most days i don’t do anything job-related. Should I still bill the agency for the hours they’re wasting with me? Or do I only bill for the hours I’m working on the actual project?
Why do many tax lawyers end up going to Big 4 firms and act like a know-it-all - when they are actually law firm rejects??
What’s usually an okay time to arrive/leave on Mon & Thurs? First project is going to require 4 hr flights and 1hr of travel from home and client-site airport. Very limited on flight options overall.
For those who do not wish to submit to compulsory vaccination and weekly testing, when do you plan on having that tough conversation with your partner? As RSM just announced it will comply with the Presidents order, do we wait or do we have the conversation now?
For our mental health. I am sharing this confidential support line. Thank you to all of the psychiatrists who are volunteering. https://www.physiciansupportline.com/
Can explain the Levels in FAANG companies? (e.g. L5, L6, L7) how do they correlate to consuming levels? what’s the minimum YOE for each?
I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.
How do you all track your billable hours? Want to move away from an excel sheet I manually update. Do you guys use software?
For folks exiting to FAANG / Product at start ups or really any hot company. How do you go about networking to get the interview? Do you apply then cold email someone you may have an “in”with, or are you picking say 10 companies and then having warm contacts there that you’ll ping when you see a job. I’ve been passively looking for jobs but zero luck, I only want to leave for the right fit. Big 4 here so feel my brand won’t auto get me an interview like mbb/t2
A client was pinging me back and forth about an error they were encountering. I asked them “do you have a sec to hop on a call?” Lol who have I become
I don't understand the Deloitte cell phone expense policy. $200 for equipment? Doesn't Deloitte pay for our work phones anyway without having to expense? I remember just being given one when joining
Does anyone else feel like this job is turning their brain to complete mush or should I seek medical advice? 😅 I feel like my memory is 0 and my day to day work doesn’t really involve much critical thinking or problem solving. Suggestions?
If you had your pick of MBB, which would you join? Running a very informal poll - like the comment of the corresponding firm below McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
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