I spend my days without showering, just eating junk food and watching puppy videos. What the bench has done to me..
What’s the best way to roll off a team without blow back? These people are stressing me out
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
Up at 4am due to anxiety from being on the bench for 2 months. Questioning what’s wrong with me and why I’m having such a difficult time getting staffed in comparison to my peers.
Hello Fishes, Got offer from CTS . I have offer from other company as well. But CTS paying 2lpa more. I have heared like CTS is very strict in working hours. Managers treats like slaves and most imp of all it has 35 day on bench then direct termination policy. please help. Is it good to join?
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.
Been on the bench for 2 weeks. Internal strategy role for a year was offered to me. Should I take it?
Food for thought: With so many SMs and PPMDs stuck at home with kids and no help and with so many Staff, Seniors, Consultants, etc on the bench... (cont)
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
I'm a Sr analyst 85 chargeabily now, starting to get scared, been on the bench for a week and seems so dry, I'm in digital delivery..wanna work instead of being on bench..
What’s the longest amount of time you’ve spent on the bench? And what did you do during the time? First time on the bench after 3 years here
What’s the difference in severity between messing up enough to get rolled off a project and enough to be put on a performance improvement plan?
how does your firm staff you on projects, and are there a lot of people on the bench at any given time? are people worried when they are on the bench? just want to know how it is for everyone else
Hey 🐠 I'm in the bench this week and a confirmed project next week. Any recommendations to do with free time in NY? Should I even bother going to the office?
Worst part of being on the bench is the feeling of dread you get when you get pinged on Lync "Hey do you have bandwidth to work on a deck? No charge code though!"
Does your firm have any cool bench programs or initiatives to help improve employee experience?
1st time on the bench in 3 years. Check out demand portal: "wtf is this shit?" No wonder everyone is unstaffed and getting the boot.
i just got my power line bill for 80 dollars between me and my roomate and find this expensive? I live in a 2/2 in FL. Wondering if there are any data points I can use here.
What’s the worst career advice you’ve gotten?
Our firm is looking for hiring managers, Senior and directors in various fields of tax. If anyone is interested happy to introduce you to our recruiting team.
If one is on a long workshop call (not an optional one and spanning more than a few hours) that spans across the lunch time period, does your firm or client generally provide for lunch when it's been in-person, or reimburse for lunch when it's been in-person or working from home (the latter particularly due to COVID)?
Is it worth a try to transfer from Kellogg two year program to MMM program? Anyone succeeded in the transfer before? Interested in digital transformation and wanna be a consultant post-MBA. No academic background on design/engineering tho.
This might have been a question that's already been asked, but how are you affording your top MBA programs (besides some firms' sponsorship)?
Thoughts on staying on a client that you have been on for a while with a manager you like or taking a new role with cooler, new work with a team you don’t know? Is the grass always greener?
Anyone exit to the OCC? Thinking about doing it but seems you cannot apply directly to the banker examiner position. Can only apply to assistant examiner position or non examiner position.
Can COVID be transmitted through water?
Got an offer from a small consulting firm, in the city I want to live in, for the salary that I wanted, and doing the work I like. I'm really worried about the "small" company issue. Pros and cons?
If you're going to carry a backpack instead of a briefcase, at least make sure it doesn't look like you stole it right out of an 8th grade classroom. Smh.
looking to jump ship. going to be rusty with interviews. what sorts of questions do they ask experienced hires for consulting?
Buddy of mine wants to get into federal consulting. He’s got an MA and some work experience. Just got a garbage offer at a small firm- $49k. Anyone willing to help him with a referral? I’ve got him in the GH system. I’d you’d be willing to PM your email I’ll send it to him. Thanks!!
What’s the going salary to support a CEO in NYC in advertising? EA has over 20 yrs experience supporting senior executives (MD’s, group heads, CIO’s) in various fields, but first time supporting CEO, in case that matters. Thanks in advance!
Drafted 4th in 10 team .5 PPR. Bench is a little underwhelming, but solid starters. Went with upside bench players. Got offered Brady/Mixon for Allen/Robinson, but I think I like Robinson over Mixon even though Mixon is getting drafted higher, but let me know your thoughts.
Some states are cancelling testing for the year. Do you think COVID could be the end of standaridized testing?
Interviewing with Elixirr next week for a (Senior) Consultant role in NYC; recruiter connected me to opportunity. Concerns are that they do more execution than strategy and quoted compensation at $115K might be lower than industry average. Would appreciate any insight on reputation and career development prospects.
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