Been on the bench for 2 weeks. Internal strategy role for a year was offered to me. Should I take it?
If one is on a long workshop call (not an optional one and spanning more than a few hours) that spans across the lunch time period, does your firm or client generally provide for lunch when it's been in-person, or reimburse for lunch when it's been in-person or working from home (the latter particularly due to COVID)?
Align to non-M&A offering but do a lot of work in the space (DD, integrations). B4 recruiter reached out and wants me to provide resume for review with hiring partner in M&A space. Does it work if I provide a bio with summary of M&A projects (client names removed) instead of a traditional resume? Also plan to list education and past experience but primary focus on recent M&A work
How do you deal with work-related thoughts on weekends? Used to be able to shut work off at night and Friday afternoon. Lately I’ve been dreaming about detailed stuff from current project.
Best side project you’ve ever seen?
Is this normal? Or should I be angry? The situation: Put on a big pitch. Me and my partner came up with a great idea. A week later my CD puts a more senior writer on the project... (cont in post)
Applying for a couple of things and randomly decided to google myself to see what recruiters might see. Had helped a friend out way way back with a school project and came across her blog post about it on her personal website in which she says the reason she asked me to help is because she trusted my opinion since I am a “harsh critic.” I think she meant keen critic or that this was supposed to be a positive but to me, this reads as an insult (continued in comments)
Got an offer from Guidehouse as a senior consultant in HIA back in January. The recruiter is MIA and not coming up with joining date and giving reasons like other PRoject team was put on bench and they will be allocated first before giving joining dates to the new hires. What should I do...if the recruiter comes back with the joining date. Should I join? What is the business situation at Guidehouse right now?
Best or most unexpected soft skill tips you’ve ever gotten? I’ve missed a lot of our soft skills trainings due to client obligations and would really like insight into the tips I’ve missed
New to consulting. How should I structure my message to project leads to try to get staffed. How detailed to I need to be ?
Is it bad that I want to staff my project with an LGBT staff? My project is 16 straight people and it’s just too much for me. EY LGBT staff raise a hand!
When doing direct to client work so many clients seem to ghost after a carefully prepared proposal and hour long phone chat. Do you pursue leads when they’ve gone cold?
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...
I’m 24 and my bank account is still connected to my parents. They did this to give me their Chase Private Client perks. Is there any reason or advantage to keep it like this? I want to start my own
Hello Fishes, Got offer from CTS . I have offer from other company as well. But CTS paying 2lpa more. I have heared like CTS is very strict in working hours. Managers treats like slaves and most imp of all it has 35 day on bench then direct termination policy. please help. Is it good to join?
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.
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.
I can't wait to hear the feedback on this one: Deloitte is nixing employee affinity groups for women and minorities—fixtures at many large companies—and replacing them with inclusion councils that have white men. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-19/deloitte-thinks-diversity-groups-are-pass
Are folks getting RFE on H1 transfer to Big4? My question is specifically because initially your office location is the only one mentioned coz you don’t know what client you will be assigned?
SC at Deloitte or M at a public (but less well known) IT firm? Same pay, slightly better benefits at IT firm. Basically, how much is that brand name worth in the long run?
Anyone that’s jumped from the D to MBB, I am curious how different the work is? I love my team, project city, but I’m not interested in the project. How much better is the work at MBB at analyst lvl?
I feel that my healthcare data science experience is hurting my tech profile. I was being approached by FAANG recruiters previously, but now, i get interview requests from some random consultants. How do i change this? I am also looking to exit the healthcare industry.
Need suggestions and your views. Currently at Manager level in DUSI and just got 33% hike. Currently I am holding an offer from a boutique firm which is offering a much higher executive level and 30% hike over my current salary. But since this firm is pretty small and setting up new operations in India, little hesitant. What do you think fishes ?
Are any Apple agency vendors worried about potential layoffs due to Apple’s stock price and slump in sales?
I love you guys. My anonymous therapy group, sounding board, and, when needed, unapologetic enablers. Yeah I'll do another shot at PHL, why not?
My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
For those applied R1 (Sept + Oct time), when did you start using the MBA consultant service and for which services? State the consultant name and how much you paid as well if possible.
What is a good website to compare financial advisor options? I’m looking at individual profiles on NAPFA and CFP but I am not getting a good sense of which firms / agents are better than others.
Help: The 2 interviews in this round are a week apart, I just had the 2nd interview and realized I didn’t send a thank you note to the 1st interviewer… is it better to only send to 2nd interviewer or send a one-week late thank you note to 1st interviewer?
I have the older United cc. If I wanted to get the explorer card to take advantage of bonus points could I just apply for it or would I need to cancel current then apply? TIA
Wondering if anyone had moved to consulting from PhD? Any challenges you foresee in filing green card under EB1A independently. My company is not willing to file for green card at this stage. Any recommendations on lawyers?
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