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Whats the longest time youve been on the bench waiting for a new project to start? Its been like a month for me with only a few hours here or there... getting insanely bored.

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3 months once, and it sucked.

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Hopefully you are getting in great shape

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Just enjoy it...

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I made my own internal development project building multiple accelerators and got a few certifications (6 months is a VERY long time and i was worried about getting laid off)

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22 years

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I got 2 days on the beach once. It was glorious.

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15 months

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6 months

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Learn something new, take a vacation and interview for other jobs. The last suggestion is Insurance of sorts.

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6 weeks. My apartment has never been so clean and organized.

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Currently almost a month for me now also

Some what do you guys do while on the bench?

Chill on the beach

A colleague of mine went to Europe while on the bench

Enjoy it OP because once you're on the project, you'll wish you were on the bench.

I spent 1.5 years on the bench at beginning of career. Even got a raise after the 1 year mark.

A fucking month and a half then t got pushed entirely. Killed my utilization.

3 weeks. It got held against me during my year end even though I was doing internal projects during the time.

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