My first engagement leading a team, does anyone have advice for a new manager (who is also new to consulting)?
I will be managing a team on a multiple month engagement and could use any applicable advice related to kicking off the project, project management, managing expectations, etc.
I’m at a smaller firm that does not have much structure or collateral to leverage, so thought this would be a great place to crowdsource advice. TIA!
Does Accenture really lay off people? How is the job security? Got an opportunity in cloud support project, having 6 years of experience.. heard that in a team one of team members is given a deliberate PIP which leads to termination at the end of day, is it true? And do people actually get the variable amount in hand?? it's too high compared to other companies. Please help.
Anyone hiring for HR, Project Manager, or Business Analyst roles? I have 3 years 8 months of experience in HR at a midsized law firm in SoCal. I have an AA in Business Admin, Economics, Social & Behavioral Science. I’m currently completing a BS in Management (about one year to go) and am getting a project management certificate from google careers cert. on cousera. If you’re not hiring, I appreciate any referrals. Thank you kindly.
How is bench policy in mphasis. I have heard that if you are more than one month on bench, you will not get salary till you are not assigned with any project. Is it true.
If a client uses a xlookup or match formula, will it work on my not updated version of excel?
Milbank Project Finance Associates - what’s the billing expectation / norm? I know there’s no formal minimum but what’s the reality?
I am a HCM Technofunctional consultant for over 5 years with total EBS experience of 20 years. I am looking to change the project. How much is prevailing rate in the market?
I have joined Accenture in August 21. Currently I am in New Project. Considering being new in Company and Project, Can I expect mid year hike?
Any input would be appreciated.
Hello guys, my colleague said he's facing issues with his client's Oracle database. He said it took his team 8 weeks to query the database. Database size is 3TB. Eventually, he wants to delete all data from the database and then shrink the database. The deletion will probably take forever to happen too. How can he optimize queries to the database? And how can he eventually delete all data fast and shrink the database successfully?
Currently am working in one of the mnc and for morgan stanley account i am a part of technology and operational risk division. Since my client is morgan stanley good i be able to join morgan stanley? Or there will be any cool off period?
Accenture I want to switch job internally in Accenture, but seems like my manager will not relieve me as I am a critical resource according to the leadership of this project.
But i really want to change, can someone suggest me some tips or help me in this. Accenture
Partners and MDs, what would you do if your client brings in another consulting firm? And what would you expect your team to do?
Currently just started on an engagement (Day 2) and I immediately feel unaligned to the work and do not feel driven or the passion as it does not align with my aspirations and growth expectations as a consultant. I have been on multiple projects prior to this one and this is the first time I've felt this way. Is it alright to ask for a switch to another project or is it too late since I have already accepted it. Still have at least 2 months to go.
Would love to hear your thoughts on this.
I build products used by many users but had a project added where my team will build an app only for one client. If it’s successful, it may be marketed to similar clients. I am now working as a project manager for this - where the client asks for something and we just build it. It’s completely white glove and will not scale. When I communicate this to executives, the response is “just build what they want”. I’m losing sense of purpose and motivation.
Expected salary increase on promotion from Project Delivery Specialist to Project Delivery Manager?
Hi fishes, in urgent need of your suggestions.
One of my friend is having offer from Oracle Pune for software developer role in Oracle store team. but he does not have clear idea of the role whether it will be operations, support or development work.
Does anyone know what kind of work is there in store team. Also, is it possible to change the project once we get inside?
Urgent suggestions required...
New to consulting and the big 4 - have been extended on the same project since joining. The project does not align to the skills or experience I was hired for and has been extremely challenging due to the lack of project organization and proper staffing. I received ‘progressing towards level’ on my last engagement review. How do I get off this project that’s clearly not a fit before it negatively impacts my overall career at the firm?
IWD - One of the most impt things we can do as women is promote each other. Barbara Byrne at Barclays makes a point to bring jr women with her to client meetings and presentations. #Shero 👯♀️ 💪
Do they ask for client letter during Visa interviews nowadays? How does that work if you are on the bench?
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CCTC-20.3 lpa (18.6 fixed)
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I had discussion with HR, they said they can max go for approx 34.5 lpa ( 26 fixed + 4.9 variable+ 3.6 stocks for 4 years).
I asked for atleast 28 fixed but it seems they are not agree. Is there any chance of negotiations.
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We have bottomed out. Mark my words
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I am planning to move from fintech to consulting after 2.5 years of work ex. Was curious how the pay and bonuses are like at top consulting firms like Deloitte/pwc/KPMG for software development roles
Hey fishes, Could someone please guide me on which company to select from Fiserv or Mphasis both offering same amount. Much appreciated. Yoe: 5.5
please help. need your help guys.
This is my first time I am switching my job and HR know that I have only one offer which is their's offer. She is insisting me for for buyout and telling me that the date of joining would be in the first week of September. I checked on site and hiring is still up for that process and candidates are being interviewed. I am bit nervous. I want to serve notice period just to be safer side. Can someone tell me how to deal with that HR and how to tacle the situatio
Any thoughts about quality of https://www.interaction-design.org/
Are they good?
Planning to signup to improve some UX as well as UI Skills
My best friend took a year off work and just traveled around South America with just a backpack and duffle bag of essentials. He spent about $5 to $10 a night at local hostels and food costs cheaper at local restaurants and shops. He spent roughly $500 a month on room and board. Aside from activities like bungee jumping or live sports events, most of the other activities costs little to nothing. Debating on saving up and just escape for a bit just like that.
I am trying to understand the review for Accenture CN - Strategy, MC - Retail.
I have an offer from there and contemplating if I should join.
Would really appreciate the feedback/reviews of the Accenture Capability Network.
My wife got a job that requires us to relocate to San Diego. We have never lived there and know little about the city. We are planning to rent. We stayed in a hotel in little Italy and really loved the vibe there, but it’s too expensive for us. Are there other neighborhoods with similar vibes - restaurants, bars, lively, good for walking, clean, safe, young, diverse and accessible that are more affordable? Please share recommendations. How much should we reasonably budget to rent a 2bd/2bath?
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