I have joned cognizant recently . After 3 weeks suddenly they stated that they will release me to bench . Now Its being 1 week no one contacted me from the team & also they have not released me to bench . Unable to understand the plan now 😅
Manager is saying my skillset is not uptomark for this project . They are expecting high productivity within a week .
My concern - if you are hiring an experienced professional through technical round then how they can claim like skillset not matching 😠
Is it totally expected to send those "hey I'm unstaffed and looking" emails when your roll off date is coming up? They sound so thirsty
It’s the discipline - the secret behind 100’s of Indian American companies is now automated and reduced to 1 hr a day job: 1. Post content, trainings to attract a candidate to your Bench 2. Share bench to other recruiters and clients 3. Connect with chat and close contract
I have joined fractal analytics from 2 months, still haven't got any project. what is the bench policy in fractal
Wipro Hi fishers, need a suggestion urgently. My wife Joined Wipro on 12th of Jan 2022 but till now didn't got any project. Stream is SAP Functional. Now she's holding an offer letter from Cognizant with a good package but problem is need to join by 19th of April. Is there any way to give spot resignation in Wipro? She's currently on bench.
Been on the bench for almost three months. HC OT&T on the east coast. And yes I'm "well connected" and visible. WTF is going on! I feel like I need to be worried.
When a manger is being condescending to you and treats you more like his personal worker vs his colleague, how do you go about speaking to him without getting HR involved? I love the project we’re on and it’s going to go on at least another half year, and I don’t want to roll off cause the manager sucks
just on bench, PRD does not start till Tuesday next week. Friday is cleaning closet and house “Marie Kondo” style.. just saying.
Hello guys, what is bench situation in cognizant. Are they firing bench employees?
All these early morning flight posts got me feeling some type of way. Another bench week, sweet dreams ladies and gents 🙏
What is on job security for senior engineer in HTC global services if you are new joiner and on bench since 2 months ?
I dislocated my knee ice skating with my kids today, hurt worse than anything and I've been injured too many times to count. The thing that kept going through my mind is I won't be able to workout now. It's the thing that keeps me going, I usually workout 2 hours every morning. I guess I can sit on my bench and do upper body lifts. Sucks so bad.
Sigh. I started at a T2 recently and I’m realizing that I don’t like it at all. I’m not motivated and anytime I hit the bench I get anxiety about the projects I’ll be put on that may not fit with my goals. I’m too new to take a leave and I honestly don’t have the energy to apply elsewhere & interview. Any thoughts? I was initially trying to make it to 1 year but I’m not hopeful about that…
Deloitte & BAH compete for the same work, and have overlapping or similar pay for similar backgrounds.
Yet the workload at D is higher, due partly to 'firm initiatives' - D is less efficient (more work to get similar result).
Ergo, firm initiatives are often not productive; also, D benches rather than furloughs people without billable work, and hires people to the bench (vs client). Granted, D does have more mobility laterally & vertically.
Is any of this wrong?
Guys I need help. I'm from Orchard learning and completed it in July. After that I've been on bench since July . I was trained on Cloud and DevOps technologies. I've interest in Web development and having hands on HTML CSS Bootstrap JS and ReactJs.
Question is should I be in Mindtree till my next promotion to C2 or should I switch after completion of 1 year in Mindtree? What hike can I expect for Web developer after switching.
I'm having total 14 months experience including Mindtree.
Project keeps being pushed back a week at a time and I'm approaching a month on the bench. Is there anything I can do for my utilization? I still have pre-engagement work every day, no other project.
I am new to this platform . I have joined CGI as software engineer before 2 months . Due to some internal issues in project I was movin to bench from April 12 .will it affect my job security ? I was worried becoz i am a lateral joiner . Please help me on this ?
Seriously? In the US, supposedly a 'first world country' they run out of ink as if no one knew election is on the 3rd? India does so much better with 10 times the population with EVM's no matter what the buffoon from Congress says about EVM's. I guess election commission in India is really under appreciated
I'm planning to relocate to Bengaluru. Looking for accomodations (1BHK/1RK/2BHK) . Before pandemic, used to stay in Hiranandani Powai.. Any suggestions on similar / any residential townships in Bengaluru (North)?
This feels like the biggest sausage party ever
A female friend of mine recently received a settlement in a sexual harassment action against her employer during mediation. Upon receiving her (female) attorney’s final bill she was blown away to discover that her attorney charged her almost five times what the attorney estimated she would charge for the mediation. (The attorney was drinking alcohol during the Zoom mediation and settled for far less than she estimated she would get.) [continued below]
Hey team 👋 I'm looking for a tool to visualize data from Excel AND explain it easily to stakeholders (put it into a report) at the same time. Any recommendations?
Looking for social mktg freelancer (NYC ideal) I can tap into when I get consulting projects that include social audits, content planning, platform strategy, influencer strat, etc. PM if interested.
C’mon we can do better
Market is tough these days - What's the strategy now? Wait and see, keep trying, or go for an opportunity you might not otherwise
So my confession is … well I’m confused . I don’t know if my relationship is toxic . But I have no one to talk to about this . I feel alone . He works in military and just comes off controlling. My boyfriend calls me during my lunch time , mornings , certain times in evening . I don’t know understand if he is keeping tabs on me or if he’s doing it bc well he wants to know where I am. I grew up in a very strict Persian Muslim family . So growing up my parents (see comment for more)
Are there any PGs where couples can stay in Pune?
Looking for myself and my fiancee.
How is the Role of Technology Solution Planner - Associate Manager (Level 8) in Accenture Accenture India.
Tech - SAP SD (9 Years Exp)
Overall Exp - 12 Years.
I am hired as OIC developer and now forced to work on BIP. what should I do? planning to quit.
Looking to pivot into Fintec/DeFi/Crypto from Tradfi(2 decades of IB equities experience)…looking for CEO/COO roles in startups/scale-ups….any suggestions?
How do you know if you have ADHD? Is there any test to verify it? Should I go to primary care? Thanks in advance !
How do you deal with self doubt , performance anxiety, review comments? I try to go into every day being grateful, knowing they hired me for a reason, try not to make the same mistake twice. I feel like I’m never hitting a home run. I worry my higher ups are disappointed in me.
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What’s a typical salary % increase for a general strategy consultant at B4 exiting to industry? Would be a startup or large food company.
Anyone ever hear of Polet Airlines? Booked on Tar Aerolineas and it says the airline is Polet, which I can't find much information on. Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara.
Daylight savings gives us an hour, yes. However, the price we pay is that it gets dark by like 530 which pulls at my heart strings
Anyone take courses/get a degree from Harvard Extension School? Experience? Was it worth it? Are you also able to build a network? Realize it’s not like an MBA, but that doesn’t fit my life now .
Regardless of how much time I take off I can’t seem to motivate myself to continue with work…I’ve been looking for a new job for the past 7 months with no luck. Thinking of hanging it up, but uncertain if I could come back in the future, in the event that I choose to come back. Have 2 years of Cyber experience and 2 years of QA.
I was suppose to "roll off" in December of 2015, then it was February 2016, now it's May 2016 but manager just said June 2016 is more realistic. Does it ever end?!?
Alvarez & Marsal Alvarez & Marsal PEPI MAS folks
1. What does pipeline look like? Nervous about bonus at all given high dependency on utilization/collections?
2. How’s WLB? Are you guys pulling 60+ hour weeks constantly? What’s average hours/week
3. Do you guys do lay offs? Have heard much less than B4, is this true?
Anyone have any info about AlixPartners? Any idea about their healthcare practice & their culture?
This might be a silly question:
Looking for a room mate and place on Craigslist, some people don’t have their names. How would I ask what’s their name or gender or even nationality, without coming off as rude? Like I want to know who I am talking to. I am a Male and have no preference who I live with as far as gender or nationality.
What are some pranks you have played at work (without losing friends and/or getting fired)?
Any Cyber folks affected in these layoffs happening at tech companies? Haven’t heard anything on consulting firms terms of layoffs.