One of the best thing of the job is you won't be stuck with the same people. I'm so glad I'll roll off soon and it's been so frustrating to deal with some ppl on my team.
Any ideas to get off the bench guys? I'm a staff starting my second year. Tried reaching out to various folks in the firm but it's as if everyone's out to ignore me 😓😓
Third week on the bench....
Drafted 4th in 10 team .5 PPR. Bench is a little underwhelming, but solid starters. Went with upside bench players. Got offered Brady/Mixon for Allen/Robinson, but I think I like Robinson over Mixon even though Mixon is getting drafted higher, but let me know your thoughts.
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
Has anyone ever put in their 2-week notice while on the bench and got let go prior because... no work?
Have you ever worked with a partner that points out every error you make (regardless if it’s nothing or a bigger error) but never points out anything good you do or says thank you? How do you not let it slowly chip away at your confidence and self-worth? I try to let it roll off my back, but it does ultimately affect me and my enjoyment of my job.
Been on the bench for a week. Fml. Advice?
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.
On the bench but putting in my notice in two weeks. Any reason to look for projects, PD work, etc? Or should I just chill?
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.
Any suggestions on building out a freelance bench that provides access to snap on creative resources? We currently take adhoc needs through email and tap into staffing firms to fill the gap.
Any Oracle folks from other firms interested in coming to play for Uncle D? I'm looking for people in Financials (EBS/PS/Cloud) and Supply Chain. Crazy strong pipeline, empty bench.
I don’t understand how people keep posting about the bench and being unassigned. I’m in advisory(not audit) and my entire LoS is trending 90%+ utilization
Exploring other opportunities on bench. Lady next to me is openly talking to a recruiter in shared common space. Wow just wow.
I spend my days without showering, just eating junk food and watching puppy videos. What the bench has done to me..
What’s the best way to roll off a team without blow back? These people are stressing me out
how does your firm staff you on projects, and are there a lot of people on the bench at any given time? are people worried when they are on the bench? just want to know how it is for everyone else
Perk of United 1K. Invite to United's private restaurant; Classified. If you are 1K or GS and in Newark, need to allocate time to try it. Good food, drinks and a place to chill. Contd.
Was unsuccessful recruiting for top consulting firms during my MBA. I need that money! What is the best approach to landing an interview post MBA? Referral?
Any tips for virtual interviews? Thinking of best practices for presenting myself well in a virtual setting.
What is keeping you in consulting? I am getting offers from industry which is almost 40% higher than my current TC with more benefits. Am I Missing the point of consulting?
Is M&A experience a must for corp strat exit opps? Looking to move to industry- mainly tech corp strat roles. Would appreciate insights if anyone has had experiences in this move. HNY!
Forgot to tell managers I have PTO scheduled even though it’s on our team calendar. What’s the best way to break the news since it’s in 2 weeks. I feel bad for not asking first 😓
Flying Delta and it's on time 🎊🎉😝
The first person to mention salary expectations in a recruiter call loses. If you ask a recruiter what the position's salary range is, and they ask you in turn what your expectations are, what can you respond with?
Hoping to seek everyone’s advice here! I recently moved in-house and have more free time to invest in myself. Which direction would you suggest that I look to for growth? - UX/UI - Coding - Data Analytics - SHRM - PMP - Others?
Just trying to get out of federal. Is it worth applying to Big4 non-federal or will they not even give a second look?
Pregnant fish / fish w pregnant SOs - are you planning to travel during your pregnancy with the pandemic going on?
Kamala Harris’ “history lesson” on Abe Lincoln to avoid the “packing the courts” question was another manufactured lie during the debate https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/kamala-harris-dishonesty-on-abe-lincoln/
Advice needed - leaving consulting to go to a role in industry who are about to conduct background checks that I am a little bit worried about. Continued..
Any agencies in Chicago hiring an AE/SAE? I feel like I can't grow where I'm at and my wings are begging to expand😭 asking for a friend to connect me plz
Why are so many moving from CSR to CSP. I get that the fee is significantly higher for the former, but how are benefits better for the latter?
Hi Guys, I need some help. I had joined kpmg global services recently (7 months) back from one of the IT services companies in an advisory role however now I have received an offer from HCL with 40% hike to my current CTC. What should I do. I have heard that KGS gives decent hikes and bonus payouts however the work is completely backend with limited customer interaction and limited good quality. Can someone throw some light on HCL as well, what is good and what is bad and which to choose
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