My firm is virtual - all work done remotely in home office unless on client site. Haven’t traveled since mid October. It’s driving me nuts. What do you recommend doing?
Starting a new project in Chicago on Monday. What’s the weather like right now? Do people take Uber or Yellow Cabs? Where do people eat/stay if they’re working at the Deloitte office?
When bored in your project city...eat ice cream 🍦🍦🍦
My intern was assigned the role of “strategist” on an intern-project and they asked me “Wait, so I just have think about stuff, I don’t actually have to DO anything??”
Do you guys charge the same rate for client side freelance? E.g. if New Balance wanted you to help with a new sub-brand visual ID.
Trying to solve client requirements like:
Is it true that except behavioural and harrasment ground; TCS will not fire anyone? Due to bad performance; unallocation, "stay in bench for more than a month" cause any job threat in TCS just like other organization?
I wonder if it's a case of the Mondays on the bench or if my motivation will just never return...🤔
Been here 6 months and keep getting placed on the same client since I started. (Projects are fairly short) Haven't had a chance to network to find other projects. This sucks 😩
Hi. I recently got offered a position for Deloitte USDC model as an analyst. The offer letter states that the tenure of the employment is tied to a certain project although they may retain me if I find another project. Is this something to be worried about? P.S: this is with the Oracle Practice.
I have a client who only wants to use MS Teams to communicate to us. It is a nightmare for many reasons but not sure how to stop this.
Which project seems more interesting? 1) Medicare Sales Strategy 2) FFV Provider Network Delivery
How can you support moody, passive-aggressive clients and not let it impact your mental health? I understand that managing the relationship is largely our job in account servicing, but the stress and anxiety is taking its toll on me. Honestly feels like being in an abusive/toxic relationship. And yes, senior management and leadership are aware of this attitude and supportive wherever possible, but can only do so much. Help!
For the Ms and SMs, How involved are you in the teams daily activities and review of client deliveries? My SM is very in the weeds. Wants daily status emails, wants to review everything, be on all client meetings, join team status calls and I think it’s excessive and borders being a micro mgr. They also think that I should be sending all client emails instead of the team lead under me. I don’t understand this thinking as when I was a team lead, I did all of that with minimal mgr oversight.
My manager is incapable of admitting when he’s wrong, to the point where he’s let me use the wrong formulas on client work because he couldn’t bring himself to admit he’d given me the wrong formula.
What do you do when a client makes a friend request to your fb page?? I hesitate confirming, unless they were friends prior to becoming clients. I keep a boundary.
What do you do when the client starts to think you're also their personal assistant? Is this common behavior?
I was working with a racist bigot client before covid hit and tonight I'm especially glad I don't have to fly in to see his stupid face in the morning. I'm glad none of us have to go into an office after nights like tonight.
When HR thinks they can assign their bitch work to the bench: “Plan a retirement party. Research venues and manage invites.” On what Earth is this a good use of any consultants time, pay, or growth?🙄
Can anyone tell me if Marcum drug tests experienced hires? Also, are client drug tests mandatory or “optional”?
My brother has an internship in the LA/Torrance area this summer. Any advice on short term rentals in the area? Where should he look besides Craigslist and Airbnb? Thanks in advance for your help!
Anyone know if Deloitte will still give retention bonus if I join now for tax senior 1 from another big 4?
Which advanced non-MBA degrees are the most common at your firm? If recruited from a grad program with a non-MBA degree, did you start at the same level, salary, compensation track as an MBA recruit?
Why is maternity leave, policy and other women's issues not important as compared to Juneteenth, coed bathrooms, and all the other issues in the media today? Women are half the population and at an average of 2.1 kids per woman, these are major issues. Are we not vocal enough? Organized enough? Not a serious voting demographic? Too grateful things are better in this generation? What is it? Why does 50% of the population matter less compared to these smaller marginal groups?
PSA - those who are so close to Marriott lifetime platinum elite should work on getting the status by end of year. If you do this you will be grandfathered into lifetime platinum premier
I’m interviewing for a Sr Designer role (second round) and they are having me meet with a Jr Designer. How should I prepare?
My wife is trying to get back to work in the bay area after a year of not being in the US(due to covid travel/visa bans). It is very difficult to get a chance to interview and even after interviews not getting an offer(mostly reason being offer was accepted by another candidate) this ends up raising hopes and wasting a lot of time! Any tips on how someone has navigated through these situations and landed a job as a data/business analyst or TPM? TIA
Did anyone listen to the Daily’s interview with Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer? My blood was boiling at the end
I literally can’t get myself to give a crap AT ALL. I used to be a stellar associate and proactive and on top of it. In the last year, I’ve been dropping the ball, not billing, just don’t care. I’m afraid I’m just done with it. Any tips? I’m a 5th year
Been flying to client for the last month and I have had a enough. Going to put in my two weeks. Hopefully don’t have to fly to the client site again. How bad of a look is this? Extremely toxic environment as both internal firm politics and client politics are in play here and I’m basically the last member of the engagement team that hasn’t been replaced left.
Am looking to pick out a daycare (pregnant now). What are key factors to keep in mind (besides obvious health and safety)? Proximity to our house? Price? Large center or small and home-run? What do you wish you'd known or paid attention to when picking out a daycare?
Looking to switch from Audit into another career path. However, just not sure what that would be. My long-term goal is to become a forensic accountant (minimum 10-15 years from now). Studying for the CPA exam, and once that is done I'd like to sit for the CFE exam. Current interests are in the private/corporate accounting industry (cost accounting, possibly tax, etc). Thoughts? Suggestions? Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you!
Flight yesterday - upgraded 5 days before, chose my isle seat (I hate window). 2 seats left in FC, both windows of my row. Couple on the upgrade list clears, I'm determined to keep my isle... cont
I have 6.5 yrs of IT experience in Testing field. I have worked completely in Agile Delivery Model and have pretty decent understanding of Agile. Recently I completed my MBA in Technology Management as well. I am currently working in Accenture. I am looking for change in my career from QA to Scrum Master or PO kind of role. Can someone in this bowl help me. Thank you in advance
Anyone have experience working at or applying to Worldpay/FIS? Came across a few roles there that might be a fit and would love more insight into the interview process and general culture
What happens if you quit and your firm paid for your cpa prep? Do I have to pay my firm back or do I not have an access to cpa prep course? I’m going to ask my firm before I quit but want to make sure I’m not expecting to spend 3k before I quit
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