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What's the longest you've on the bench? I know someone that is about to hit 2 months.

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EY3, she started end of calendar year, so projects were scarce. Then she got booked on a project which got delayed ~2 months and finally fell through. Another month at the tail end and she finally got started on an internal EYG type of project. Oh and she got a 3 at year end with <30% Util LMAO.

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You guys got it good! I've never spent more than a week after my first roll on 😑

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2 months ✋️

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3 when I joined. Never again 😭

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Yea I see people on the bench for weeks, and I just want to be like here take a little of my work

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EY4 I feel like you have to TRY to be on the bench that long

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E4 - what kind of person knowingly takes a consulting job then refuses to travel. That's crazy

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2.5 when I joined. Was a good time. Manager told me to not worry.

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2 weeks when I first joined. Not a single day in the 2 years since.

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My peer advisee was on the bench for 5 months.

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A1, in the end he did. He refused to travel, only wanting remote jobs and since there weren't any, the cow ran dry.

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I know, right P2. I told him exactly that but he stood his ground and see how that worked out.

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He got 9 months pay for an industry he likely wasn't gonna stick around in. Aside from actual professional development and/or ethical considerations, he did ok

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Months and months

About two months.

2.5 months

4 months when I started...can't get a week anymore even when I try!

P1 and P2 - On the bench now?

Nope

P1 - yes but only two weeks.

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