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Leaving for bschool in a couple months and just hit the bench. Should I look for another project or just stay put?

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Find some thought leadership work you can noodle on while in school

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Booth! I'm super excited. Definitely down to just chill, but want to make sure I leave on a good note with leadership

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They won't fire you. Chill hard. ....smoke weed erry day.

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Just chill esp if you're not getting reviewed anymore chill and collect the benjamins while watching tv everyday

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Express interest in BD and thought leadership... do enough that they don't trip about your utilization

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Unless you're leaving in 2-3 weeks, make yourself useful. Don't give big D a reason to fire you now...

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Congrats! Are you being sponsored, OP?

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Yep!

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Then i think you're thinking about this the right way. Definitely continue to stay engaged until you're ready to leave. I may get to meet you in the fall! 🙃

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There is 0 bench right now, at least in tech. I would try to get staffed just to avoid ending up put on something that sucks.

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Which school?

Just kick it.

Someone will notice if you just chill and may put you on the black list for when you return. Do prd efforts

Do some proposals or other PRD for your favorite Partner

It's year end. You can coast and not worry. Just look busy

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U guys are gonna keep seeing this post every week out of sheer desperation until I roll off...anybody in ATL this week??

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When on the bench, do you stay online all day?

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First time on the bench in almost 2 years. What is this life??

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