I was due for a promotion but then covid hit, and during the peak of layoffs/furloughs, I was given the run-around that we have agency wide promotion freezes, etc. Over the past month, a handful of people have been promoted. I know everyone's situation is different but I can't help feeling snubbed. How do I know whether they are genuinely trying to promote me and can't, versus them stringing me along for as long as possible? I dont want it to come to having to bring another offer to the table..
What do you do when you're on the bench? Apparently I'm being picked up next week, but my team hasn't sent me any prep materials. I'm helping for 2-3 hrs per day, but the rest of the time......nada.
Up at 4am due to anxiety from being on the bench for 2 months. Questioning what’s wrong with me and why I’m having such a difficult time getting staffed in comparison to my peers.
If you're on a PiP, is it better to quit just before the end stage, when you get fired, or better to get fired and collect unemployment, but also have a company-based termination on your record
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
When your office clearing the bench via 'managed attrition' but u 100% chargeable so u ain't trippin...⛷
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
Unexpectedly on the bench until next week... just booked a last minute ticket to Costa Rica for tomorrow morning! 🙌
When you match with someone really attractive on tinder on the day you roll off.....#thestruggle
Any company file GC on day 1 in NYC or NJ area or east coast. Maxing out in feb 2022 and on bench nothing is started. What I can do ? Please suggest. Skill set AWS/ DevOps/ Infra.
What’s the longest amount of time you’ve spent on the bench? And what did you do during the time? First time on the bench after 3 years here
I have been on my SO’s case about drinking. He is unemployed and has been laid off. He has been having drinks 3x a week. One or two glasses a session. I drink 2-3x a month. I say it is too much. He’s Irish and I’ve lived in Ireland. People binge drink the entire weekend until they fall over. Someone who comes home from work drinks one dram of whiskey every night. This is normal. Americans define this as alcoholism.Do you think this is a cultural difference or actual excessive drinking?
4 weeks on the bench. Reached out to 15+ MDs and SMs to help with proposals and/or staffing opps. Radio silence. Guess no one needs help then.
1st time on the bench in 3 years. Check out demand portal: "wtf is this shit?" No wonder everyone is unstaffed and getting the boot.
I have an offer to join Pfizer as a SM in internal consulting role. Can I get details on work, WLB, culture, promotions, prestige etc. I am going to be taking a 23% pay cut to join Pfizer.
I went to excellent schools, passed all my cpa exams the first time around in 3 months, got a job at a Big4, work on the biggest client in my office. Yet I constantly feel like I don’t belong cont...
Another final round interview today that I thought went really well. Time to constantly check my phone and email and not get any work done / get my hopes up...
Favorite Ted Lasso lesson?
How do you improve selling-idea skill as an analyst? For example, if I have a tech idea, how do I communicate that to non-tech people (manager and above). Any learning resouces that I take a look? Books, videos, courses? :)
How different is interview prep for HBS Vs GSB Vs Wharton? Just trying to estimate amount of effort I’d need to put in if I get an invite (given already crazy hours at work)
The snow is just pouring in NYC. People flying out of LGA, are you seeing many delays already? My flight leaves around noon, so far on time.
I lost my last job a few weeks before Christmas last year and it took me a long while to find a new one. Ultimately I ended up moving to a new city for a job I was really excited about. However, within the first few weeks I suffered a major medical setback which led to a crippling bout of depression. I am finally starting to feel like a person again but I'm afraid the ship has sailed on my having success in my new role.
Currently own a house, both sides of family, wife with great job, and long term aspirations to stay in this city that has a T25 MBA program Vs Leaving it all to go to M7 for a couple years. Worth it or no? Consulting path but doesn’t have to be MBB.
Which among the FAANG has the best work culture
Any resources to improve healthcare domain knowledge? My firm put me into the HIA practice and I don't have prior experience in it
Why diversity is important in the workplace
does anyone have any prep materials for Capital One’s sr business analyst case interviews? I have two weeks to prepare, but I haven’t done a case interview in a couple of years
Alright I will admit as a Bitcoin Maxi, I was so consumed in that world that I haven’t explored other areas of crypto and may be wrong. I also didn’t buy any other coins so I missed out on Solana. I still think Bitcoin is the best but realize that I need to keep an open mind Just a lesson on not being sclerotic (I had to look this word up too)
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Does anyone know the process for applying/changing agencies within Publicis Groupe? What is the typical salary bump?
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