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Week 3 on the bench. What to do? I am working relentless BD with a manager I like and I have applied to all roles in region and done heavy networking. Anything I am missing or ways to staff smarter?

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Holidays are coming up so probs not a ton of projects looking to staff until new year

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It's just that time of year. Chill :) there are some new Netflix series out...

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Go sell the work yourself. Just kidding it sounds like you are doing everything right. We always are running too fast or too slow on an individual level, don’t stress.

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Meh, 3 weeks. Enjoy the time while you can. The fact this concerns you is enough said for how.

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At the very least brush up your resume.

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I am so jealous

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@OP what city / level?

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At least you had BD work. I couldn’t find one when I was on the bench

I was on the bench for 3 months once

Enjoy the bench time while you have it. I haven't had any in over five years.

First serious bench time ever and I already brushed up my resume and have a spreadsheet of potential jobs

When this happened to me at this time last year, I just kept really good track of all the meetings/projects I was talking to so I could show that I had tried if it became an issue at year-end. Glad I did but it never came up as an issue :)

@op - email me at anonymousfish24@gmail.com

Hahahah! Op is getting a job from Fishbowl! Nice job. I’ll just post on here before I roll off this current engagement for my next project.

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