I work at an agency that prides itself on doing the right thing and partnering with clients to figure out a problem.
We have a client that is typically less-than-engaged but on a retainer. When she's eager and engaged, she takes up a lot of time... a lot of time that takes away from others in her org.
Is it typical to credit a client on retainer for unused hours i.e. work more because they were unresponsive.
I understand the principle, but it makes it hard to service other clients.
Any Oracle DBA here, just want to know about project allocation, wlb & job security at Nagarro.
Ok so found that an employee was getting family posts added into a large multi-national clients IG social channel stories. Family IG was a real estate account where they added in a client product to a photo etc etc. my question is I feel like this is a no brainer “no no”. No matter the situation as a steward of the clients social strategy and channels you don’t promote employee or family business there. Am I wrong? Seems like also something that should be easily understood.
Does EPAM system India Also has similar bench policy to EPAM Anywhere..where they will only pay 50k during bench and full pay only in project?
I got the offer from LTI with 14 lpa for bench and Hoonartek with 16 lpa for project.
Can anyone help me and suggest which is best?. Btw my tech is Aws DevOps
Can someone please help me how to get an offer when we have 90 days notice period? As most of the consultancies are expecting only 30 days. I wanted to move out of tcs as I'm not much comfortable with the project and team.
Expecting a suggestion from you all.
Slight vent: I had saved up a bunch of PTO to travel a ton this year (long-term project) which obviously got kicked to the dust and I have a bunch expiring this year because of that. Was looking forward to next year (including a family trip that’s been on the calendar for 2 years), but 3 people just left the team, only 1 will be replaced, and 3 more announced parental leave in spring. I have go lives through February and feel like I’m sprinting a marathon and will never get a break now.
I have 7 years of experience in Java and i have spent 5 yrs in my current company and recently i switch the client currently i am working Salesforce so my interest is in Java only and the current clients and manager is not good same i informed to my company but no possitive response for that need to switch company urgently and due to hectic schedule i am not able prepare my self properly so please suggest how I can get independent from this client
Anyone else think that court deadlines are the reason for a lot of stress? A 14 day deadline means basically 7 days to get something drafted and to a client. Wonder if courts should consider this and the stress effect it has on litigants and their counsel.
PPMDs - what practical advice would you give to a SM who’s struggling with gravitas in client situations? Technically sound but at times struggle at inter-personal level, esp when it comes to influencing / convincing clients. What are some of the ways to gradually build confidence without coming across as overbearing or overconfident? TIA 🙏
Its been more than 8 months since I joined Harman Connected Services and yet to tagged in project. Even I am not getting calls for projects and no communication from management.
I joined Tiger Analytics 1 month back as Analytics Consultant but still have not been allocated to any project. How long does it generally take to get allocated ?
Hi, KPMG India @ I have got offer from KPMG INDIA for Tech lead (DE-MS) Azure Devops ,Bangalore location.Yoe-6.5 . HR is telling WFH or WFO depends on the project. Can anyone help me with what kind of projects are in DE-MS and is Wfh Still there because I am outside Bangalore. KPMG
2 offers in hand. One is from Thomson Reuters and the other is from
Capgemini -- (for weather Ford project).
Salary almost same for both. In terms of work life balance which is good company to choose.
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I got offer from IBM for Application Consultant 7B . Can anyone please tell me if I can tell them to give me senior Application Consultant role . Currently working as Application Development Associate Manager in Accenture YOE: 12+ IBM Consulting
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Hi fishes, my ibegin status changed from Evaluated to Candidate registered against job.... All my documents are verified and hr discussion is also over
Hi Do IBM , Capgemini blacklist candidates if they do not onboard despite accepting the offer ?
For people who have expeirence working outside the US, what are your thoughts on socialized medicine?
Hi, I am building a startup from the ideation stage. What is the best way to approach Angel Investors for pre-seed/seed funding?
Questions about job hopping-
My average tenure at a company is ~1.5 years (with ~11 YOE), but each jump I've made has yielded progressive/tangible career growth.
I'm concerned after my most recent jump (went from a product director to a head of product position at a different, smaller company after only a year) that I've kind of poisoned future career prospects at larger companies.
Any insights on whether this type of job hopping is a complete deal breaker for potential HMs?
Boss of very small and getting smaller agency keeps skipping out on paying salaries. “Sorry everyone, we are waiting for clients to pay us...” How long would you put up with this?
I sometimes wonder why bad ads happen to good brands. But then there’s the Hard Rock / JLo commercial to make the universe right again.
Rank: Customer Success v. Sales Engineer v. Program Manager v. Sales S&O (all non-technical roles)
Which of these FAANG positions pay the best? By a wide margin?
Hi ladies! I’m looking for thoughts on your favorite mission-driven brands that actually perform well (e.g. patagonia or Honest) and why you like them? Sometimes I try a product and it has a great story but then it doesn’t do the job. I’m trying to move towards low carbon footprint, and support more American-made, or minority-owned businesses.
Anyone have experience with laser hair removal that also suffers from postinflammatory hyperpigmentation? Which laser did you use? Did you get dark spots?
I have joined lti as a lateral.
After joining they have asked me to collect laptop from office. When i went, the laptop was not in a great condition and was refurbished. I am guessing it was used almost 3 to 4 years before me.
I asked them for a new laptop and they said they dont have new laptop in stock, i even checked with my manager she said she is also using refurbished laptop so no problem.
Anyone else faced this problem earlier?. If yes how did you act on it?
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Hey all - Serial career pivoter here. Wrote up some thoughts and recommendations on creative ways to gain experience needed for big pivots. Hope this can be a resource for folks here. The Career Pivot - Common Questions (Part 2)
If you're considering a move but feel stuck and can't decide what you should do, read this guide, there are answers and action steps just for you: https://docdro.id/dzq0rwM
Hi guys/gals: looking for advice to switch from tax to Tech Consulting. Any pointers/certifications/etc.?
New member! I have a career consulting business on the side and would love to connect with those who are looking for help.🙂￼
The goal of this bowl is to connect mentors who can advise non-traditional candidates to make meaningful career pivots.
I believe that we can create a community that promotes meritocracy over personal branding. If you believe in this cause: please invite people using this link:
I can offer help in consulting and in tech.
My background is below:
✏️ Studied in Korea and in Singapore.
🚀 Helped build a crowdfunding and autonomous vehicle startup.
💰 Managed investments $800M AUM.
🟩 BCG Houston
Thanks for starting this bowl. I am fairly new to fishbowl and I would consider myself a non-traditional candidate for consulting, looking to pivot out of industry. Would love to get some help and be mentored on how I could make this happen?
Hi. Lawyer of around 8 years (both big law and inhouse experience). Finally decided to accept the sunk costs as I have never been happy with my job.
After doing some serious soul searching, I want to pivot into SWE/web development. Preferably full stack. Only on point experience is having built 3 personal websites in Wordpress = nothing but something that shows my passion?
Going to try for the bootcamp path. But, would love to speak to some SWEs. I think 70% of my network is lawyers.
Thanks for starting the bowl John. Huge fan of BCG Texas.
Book recommendation for career switchers - Herminia Ibarra's "Working Identity"
I had a mentor recommend it to me and I've been paying it forward ever since. If you find it insightful pass it on.
Happy to chat government, startup, or cybersecurity worlds if anyone has questions there (quite contrasting I know).
What are your guys thoughts on the health and fitness industry? Considering something more fulfilling to do with my life
I have been working in management at an industry job for 10+ years and I would like to pivot to consulting. Are there any certifications that I should pursue before interviewing? Any other advice is welcome as well.
Great article to writing a biz ops resume for tech: https://www.rocketblocks.me/blog/bizops-resume-tips.php
Hey guys! Went to college with full intention of getting into medical school. Graduated right before the pandemic which gave time to think long and hard about going to med school. Decided I was doing it for all the wrong reasons, and am trying to pivot into consulting. I’ve reached out to hundreds on LinkedIn, which lead to a few referrals, but have heard nothing back from any firms. Anyone willing to help me out with some advice and guidance?
Hello, I have left consulting career to build a portfolio of careers. I am a founder of Life Startup, we do future workforce and employee wellbeing as well as work with individuals helping them design their next chapter in life. I'm also a yoga teacher and an artist.
I've never been more fulfilled in my life and my purpose is to share this with as many unfulfilled and potentially burnt out consultants and professionals out there.
If you are looking for a change, DM me, I'll be happy to chat!
Consultant for nearly 7 years (combination of Strategy, Ops and Tech mostly within FS) looking to pivot to a startup in a different industry
Hey guys/gals. Hoping to get some guidance on here. I’m considering making a pivot into industry (Big Pharma specifically) towards the end of next year (right after I’m up for promotion to Manager). Ideally exiting into industry in the marketing function. The problem is I’m not sure what marketing role my background best prepares me for. More on my background below…
Did this thread go dead? 😂
Hi I have 1 YOE in economic consulting, strong data analytics experience and I’m trying to pivot into tech. Anyone who’d be willing to share advice on breaking in?
Four people helped this past month!
1️⃣ Deloitte Dallas -> Bain Boston
2️⃣ Nutritionist -> boot camp -> UI/UX
3️⃣ Deloitte Seoul -> Interviews at McKinsey and BCG
4️⃣ Schlumberger -> Slalom
Let me know how I can be of help!
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