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What do you do when you're on the bench? Apparently I'm being picked up next week, but my team hasn't sent me any prep materials. I'm helping for 2-3 hrs per day, but the rest of the time......nada.

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You already have a project? Get on that Netflix life

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Vigorously pleasure yourself.

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Be proactive. Ask if there's anything you can review ahead of time to bring you up to speed before you onboard next week.

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OP, is the project on your Talent Link schedule? You may be able to find out the client, project, and some team members that way

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You should msg that manager who was complaing yesterday here of ppl on beach not helping

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Training, networking, proposals, developing thought leadership, and Netflix.

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Ask anyone you know what these people are like to work with and what they did in the past

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Immerse yourself in the client. Look up relevant news. Figure out who you're reporting to. Know the SOW forwards and backwards. Identify possible risks, think about what you'll get out of the project and how you can additionally add value. Also - relax, you're set for now so don't worry

@EY- I haven't been told anything about the client or project despite my asking. I think it's because they are still hammering out the details, but I'm not sure. Any recommendations for eLearns in the meantime?

Ah I forgot about that! Thanks Strategy&

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