I can’t tell if I’m slowly being rolled off my engagement or not. I’m being put on a lot of other engagements at the moment. I like the engagement that I’m on. How can I figure this out without coming across as paranoid? Nobody has told me I’m doing a bad job or anything like that.
Anyone here have any ideas on how to handle sexism on the bench? I’m at my wits end in a case where my opposing counsel (white male and also a total jerk) is buddy-buddy with our presiding judge (also white male). In every single hearing, opposing counsel interrupts me every time I address the court, and the judge not only allows it, he never allows me to get back to my point. He also likes to hold all of these hearings as off record status conferences. Any strategies to fight this?
The BEACH or the BENCH? 🤔
If you’re on the bench and get an external job offer is it worth giving a 2 week notice? What’s the point? I want to be professional but I also want to get paid until my start date. What should I do?
How does someone ask to be rolled off a project and what are ways to provide feedback to their experience even if it’s negative?
How do I know exactly how long I can afford to be on the bench? Been on the bench throughout January and it was slipping close to 90% as of 1/12, worried I don’t have much time to spare
Accenture bench is deeeeep. Especially strategy.
Over a month on the bench and all of my leads have fell through. I'm a campus hire (started last fall) but still worried about my utilization. Any tips on how to expand my internal network even more?
How do you spend you bench time? Feel like I should take adventage of the downtime but worry that I might not seem proactive enough for optics.
I love when PwC throws me onto a busy season from October-January for a different market team so I can roll off in January and be on my busy season clients until April...second year in a row!!!
What’s the most strategic exit you can make when getting a new job? I want to roll off my project and just say I am looking for a new project and just never take a new one... (sounds terrible I know) My current project contract is about to be over and a lot of people are using it as an opportunity to roll off even though they’re prolly gonna renew it. Start date for my new job is negotiable so I really want to collect as many checks and stack PTO as much as I can. Deloitte Accenture EY PwC Boston Consulting Group Accenture
How should I go about switching my service line. I feel like the Oracle service line is getting to be unprofitable since a lot of companies are moving towards Cloud. I always find myself on the bench
If you were on the bench for a while with nothing on your plate, would you volunteer for an RFP in your practice but in an area you have zero interest in? RFP is for an ERP implementation
If we mandate masks for US citizens who are fully vaccinated why don’t we check Covid status of illegals and prevent them from entering? Heck, they shouldn’t be allowed to enter anyway!!
Owner of a small agency, here. Am considering making an offer to a partner at Accenture/another MBB to come help build our digital transformation practice. Advice on this strategy and on my outreach?
Hotel double charged me, called hotel - Fail. Called SPG - Fail. Should I call AMEX and dispute?
For those who’ve taken the Big 4 > M7 MBA path, did you need to differentiate how your experience at B4 was superior to that of your peers? Or is just surviving a few years with an average rating ok?
Attending work events while on leave: Hey 🐠 - is there a consensus on whether or not to attend events like the office holiday party while on a LOA like Parental leave? Is it weird?
Any book recommendations on how to work smarter not harder, particularly as it pertains to our day-to-day as management consultants?
Any one have any thoughts or experience with principal financial group as a place to start and be in training? I was advised i would recieve 4 months salary before transitioning to commission
Are staff augmentation common in Big 4
I’m seeing so many graduates from the U.K. advertising schools with LinkedIn resumes full of 1-2 years of ‘Creative Placements’ at the big agencies. Is it really normal to intern for that long?
Is KPMG more adversely affected by the downturn? Friends at other big four don’t seem to have as many benefits cut or raises and bonuses eliminated. Are we not as fiscally sound or relevant in the market?
Does MBB ever do cyber work with government agencies requiring a clearance? Wondering if that would be helpful with a lateral move or if they wouldn’t care.
Anyone who has traveled to Israel from the US for a meeting - what was the visa process like? Do you need to bring a lot of paperwork? Passport photos? Fill out forms ahead of time?
I started doing 10 min easy HIIT in the morning before work and another 10 min HIIT in the early afternoon so that I don’t need to find time to do exercises in the evening. I really start to like this idea coz it gets me into a better mood in the morning and also gives me a break during the day. I also start dialing into calls that are not important and taking a walking while in the meeting. I love home office!
Starting at McK (NA) next month and my training just moved from in-person to virtual - are you all seeing a decline in business travel because of covid concerns? I'd heard that a lot of teams had started to travel over the past few months
Need a referral for KPMG global services deal advisory and strategy practice focused on cost optimization, due diligence. Anyone in India who can refer ?KPMG India
Got home - realized I left a pair of slacks in the hotel room - Marriott sending them back on their dime - thanks Marriott!
Staffed most of the year but low utilization (<40%) due to partners asking team not to bill. I have read other posts that say to ask for non-charge code when this happens. If projects are (continued)
Hi D&A 🐟, I’ve been thinking of doing a career pivot from cyber security to data science. My current role is very technical and have experience with Python, PowerShell, AWS (SAA cert), Azure (Security Engineer cert in progress), and a bunch of other cyber security related technical skills. I have experience doing basic data analysis but not at the level of a data scientist. What would you recommend I do to gain these data scientist skills? I think the end goal would be to transition from cybe
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