What's the longest you have been on the bench? Longest you have been on the bench before getting laid off / fired?

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4 months each time, 2 summers in a row.
I didn’t get fired. It was glorious.

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Each summer involved daily trips to the gym followed by pool beers to undo every gain I made.

I regret nothing.

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I heard about a guy on the bench for almost 2 years @ PwC haha

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Was on the bench from Oct - Dec when I first started at Accenture. Wasn’t staffed at all. Got promoted same year too.

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4 months

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at bcg?

Was on the bench for 6 months when I just started off as a consultant…I’m in Europe and don’t speak the local language. But then I did one strategic project for 1.5 months and got promoted to senior lol
Had 4 YOE in other fields prior to consulting.

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I’ve heard of folks being on the bench for 4-6 months and they never got fired.

Benched for 3 months from Oct-Dec when I first started and again for 3 months the following year. Probably was at the very end of what was considered acceptable tbh.

Almost 8 months. Nice bonus, nice raise during that time. Slow times in the Restructuring space… but they don’t fire because “it’ll bounce back soon”

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Hi all.
Has anyone in IBM been on bench for more than 4 months here?
I have been on bench for almost 4 months now & have been getting automated mails asking me to get assigned to a project by searching one by myself, else necessary action might be taken.

And are there any chances of being straightaway fired based on these automated mails?

I would genuinely need an advise from someone who is aware of this kind of situation.

Thanks in advance

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Like at this point just fire me idk what kool aid some of you are drinking

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