When's the best time to take PTO ... when you're staffed on a long project or on the bench
Anyone willing to help me update my talent link to better sell myself for future engagements? Recent hire, been on the bench for a few weeks and wanna get my stuff right.
I am an ex-weight lifter. I switched to cardio strictly since I’m getting older and I can’t deadlift / bench like I used to…I realized strength training is still an important component, however, and want to ease back into it. Any tips on not overdoing it or under doing my workouts? I never know if I should focus more on reps/lower weight rather than maxing out/less reps. Also I feel I do too much variety so how do I split up my work? (Pull vs. push)? TIA!
What firms do you think do the best job of staffing wherein you're able to get off the bench easily have the most flexibility in choosing projects outside your team?
Any accenturites on the bench want a chargeable WBS for a few weeks in exchange for some solid excel/data reporting work?
Is it true that except behavioural and harrasment ground; TCS will not fire anyone? Due to bad performance; unallocation, "stay in bench for more than a month" cause any job threat in TCS just like other organization?
How many weeks out from roll off do you check out? My last week is currently scheduled for mid December and I have never cared less about doing quality work in my life. Took a nap at 3 PM yesterday and didn’t even bother to set up a fake meeting on my calendar first.
Anyone joined mindtree recently for sap profile??Will they keep in bench?? WLB and sap projects in Mindtree?? Module lead - 5yrs SAP ABAP
On the bench. It's storming. It's...what day is it? And I'm drunk. I can't think of a better thing than this.
Does your firm call it a bench or beach? I know ACN calls it a bench and McK calls it a beach.
When you're on the bench so long that you start considering driving for Uber on the downtime. On a serious note, has anyone done this?
first day ever on the bench. makes me wonder if im a real self starter... maybe self start a nap... 😴
I need answers by 8pm tonight. I got Eli playing tonight, should I bench him for Mullens from SF? I’m currently leading my opponent by 8 pts but he got Barkley playing.
Can I cancel an LWP on notice period ? Does the company have authority to force me to be on LWP while I’m on bench on notice period ? Pls advise.
Long Post : I have a divorced female friend that I have known for over 15 years and consider as a sister. For the past couple weeks because I was on the bench and bored we talked about an hour+ often, especially when I am walking and need company. My wife went through my T mobile call history and mad because I'm talking to her too often and too long. She knows the friend as well and we all hangout on multiple occasions. Am I doing something wrong here? Or my wife is just insecure?
Recently made the jump from mostly insurance defense work where my average billable rate was around $225/hr. Now the average billable rate is probably about $450/hr. Would I be able to get away with my insurance defense billing practices. I was averaging about 2800/yr before. Would that be cool in big law?
Can my spouse and I have two separate green card applications? My employer is filing mine and we are are in the perm stage (I have a an approved i-140 from a previous job) and I will be using the cross-charging rule for the final stage. For my spouse it would be either through their employer or the GC lottery and they would just start the process now. What are the pros and cons of having multiple applications? Anyone have experience with this?
Love when a director decides to push a meeting with the client (against everyone's advice), then the partner finds out and the D gets grilled in front of everyone #itsthelittlethings
When interviewing for a job, is it in my benefit to say I was laid off because of COVID or should I pretend as if I’m still employed?
Normal for a firm to interview & recruit for specific service offering, like Operations, and then switch you to something like IT Implementation without say? What to do about staffing switch tactic?
I want to get my masters in HR, but I also want to get my phr.. is it better to get one over the other? Or should I do both. Are there any masters hr program someone can recommend?
Does anyone else side hustle so hard their consulting/freelance income is about as much as their salary?
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What would you choose? MBB (Digital practice) or Amazon PMT? Background: T15 MBA student, 7YoE as Mech engineer, long term goal is to climb ladder in Tech, married and have a baby Situation: I have a MBB and Amazon PMT offer for summer internship that I need to choose. MBB comes with FT offer, Amazon PMT will most likely result in return offer. If I go with MBB, I plan to exit to big Tech in 2-3 years. Y1 TC for both will be quite similar (around 230k). Thank you in advance!
Anybody care to share the major differences going from B4 to MBB outside of just the type of work? Example, commitment levels, talent development, flexibility to select projects etc
Across all levels at Big4, how does salary compare between Australia and Canada? I've got 3.5 YOE at Deloitte (internal transfer into consulting, expecting ~$80 - $85 at Consultant). Considering a move next year. Looking specifically at Melbourne, but interested in any information. Is there also an appreciable difference in WLB from your experience? Thanks!
Does KPMG enforce green card fee repayment? I have not received green card (Indian national in backlog) but have spent 8 years with KPMG. Remember signing a document when they sponsored by GC.
What is the best thing to do when project has unrealistic expectations (way too much work)? Work/life balance considerations aside(there is none), main concern is lowered work quality.
Anyone have recommendations for what to do in San Diego in the evening? Recs for restaurants, bars most welcome. TIA 😊
Considering a mini pivot from growth/performance marketing to a product marketing role and hoping for a gut check from those who have done both. I'm trying to move away from the transactional culture of growth marketing, which feels like a numbers game. I'm also intrigued by product management and user research, but not ready to invest in that bigger leap, so product marketing seems like a half-step to get more exposure to those teams. Am I on the right track here? Any advice on the transition?
Moving from big 4 tech implementation to boutique strategy firm for huge comp increase. Long term goal is mbb. Would this move help or hurt mba admissions and mbb recruitment?
🐠 With a windowed parent - what do you say when a coworker asks about your deceased parent? (e.g. "What does your dad do") The truth can kind of kill conversations, but lying doesn't feel great.
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