First day of new project and I can't seem to focus since it's not what I want to do. Tips?
Manager is pretty negative on the outlook of our project. We’ve been working till 11 or so every night plus some weekend. I’m no complaining but should we push back or is this the norm?
I have been invited to a 30 minute phone interview with a manager at Deloitte (risk advisory). This is for a senior consultant role. What can I expect from a technical round? Typically will it be core cyber questions or will it be about project experience?
Was told today that I undercut the project MD by showing empathy for one of the client's peer's concerns when the MD was just telling them they're wrong repeatedly. Cont.
I feel there are two paths in consulting: work insane hours doing strategy/CDD but work is mentally stimulating OR work normal hours on long-term project but go braindead. Is there any middle ground?
Can’t sleep tonight from anxiety - any tips on falling asleep or on being alert tomorrow (have some important client calls)? Thanks
Does anyone else struggle with explaining the consultant lifestyle to people? I’m starting a long term project in which I’ll be traveling from the Midwest to the west coast weekly and everyone keeps asking if I’m moving. I’ve tried saying it’s M-Thurs but they just don’t seem to grasp why I’d do that.
If you've done pitch work in other industries than your main clients are you able to list that as industry experience? Or will it be questioned if it's not a long term roster client?
Differences between operational accounting and technical accounting? Have the chance to lean towards one or the other for next project but not too familiar with what operational accounting entails
Have you ever felt like the client was out to sabotage your team or at the least try to expose consultants as unnecessary? How do you deal with it?
Project is ending soon. Managers want me to stay on and say there is more work for me on the account. I love working for them but want to try other work. Is leaving a bad political move?
Client is working through Wed but director is OOO and almost whole team is OOO for the holidays. If I have some time, should I work? ╯°□°）╯︵ ┻━┻
My project has nobody full time on it ( allocated under 25 hours) yet everyone is doing full time work and tight deadline. Is this normal? The client is also not responsive
Has anyone taken LOA for burnout/mental health reasons? I’ve looked into my options but worried about my career path & how to approach the conversations with my coach/project leadership. I’ve also been feeling guilty for leaving when the team is already struggling with resources but my mental health is reaching a breaking point & each day is becoming harder for me to cope with. Any tips would be greatly appreciated!
Ever been backstabbed by a vendor and new client who went around you And to find out they'reworking together? Disappointed in the lack of integrity in people and mainly myself. Trust no one.
If I'm about to leave the firm, would not charging the client code to save budget be a nice gesture to the team, since my utilization won't matter?
Today a male colleague on the same level as me said this to me verbatim right before jumping on a call with a client “Why don’t you just let me do all the talking and can you take notes because cont.
Client Success Manager offer making 95k in SF and I’m not sure if I should keep holding off on accepting. Currently making 75 as analytics consultant in payments industry with 2+ YOE. I also am waiting for final answers from 2 other companies for either product or risk data analyst roles both pay around 90 (one is a fintech startup with equity on top too). Timing is pretty bad for everything at the same time right now.
Rant, I know, but help. What do I do?
How much is the 401K matching at your company?
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