I spend my days without showering, just eating junk food and watching puppy videos. What the bench has done to me..
The Senior reporting into me has clearly been taking advantage of being semi on the bench even though we are working on a small project. It's 10 a.m. on the East Coast. Wake up, John Doe!!
Been on bench for two months. Been WFH ever since. Added corona situation, I feel like I am going crazy and want to run away from everything. What are you guys doing to stay calm?
One of the best thing of the job is you won't be stuck with the same people. I'm so glad I'll roll off soon and it's been so frustrating to deal with some ppl on my team.
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.
Any suggestions on building out a freelance bench that provides access to snap on creative resources? We currently take adhoc needs through email and tap into staffing firms to fill the gap.
Third week on the bench....
Has anyone ever put in their 2-week notice while on the bench and got let go prior because... no work?
Any Oracle folks from other firms interested in coming to play for Uncle D? I'm looking for people in Financials (EBS/PS/Cloud) and Supply Chain. Crazy strong pipeline, empty bench.
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
What is your take on joining Groupon? I have a job offer and they really want me. I feel like I don't have much of a future in this firm. Been on bench for past 10 weeks and wasn't promoted 4 + years
That moment when you walk out of a second round at a job you want, are told you're moving onto the next round, and also receive an email that you're now staffed after weeks on the bench 🙄
I'm 10lbs stronger on bench press when managers are in the gym, and 20lbs stronger when directors are there. Anyone?
As a new joiner to the firm, how many weeks of bench time are considered ok ? And when should I start looking outside ?
On my notice period and bench for the next couple of weeks. With wfh I'm basically doing whatever I want (running, reading, swimming, day trips nearby) during work hours. Can't travel abroad cos UK visa is being issued. Any activities/places I should visit in London that get jam packed during the weekend?
Any company file GC on day 1 in NYC or NJ area or east coast. Maxing out in feb 2022 and on bench nothing is started. What I can do ? Please suggest. Skill set AWS/ DevOps/ Infra.
Has anyone utilized Worthy Bonds. Apparently the bonds are secured by the small businesses inventory they loan to. Right now my HYSA is about 1% and they are offering 5%.
What nuggets of wisdom do you fishes have for someone who is thinking of getting a CPA/CFA or CFP deep into my career (have a different qualification). What is the most straightforward way (self-financed, since I have another qualification)? These would compliment my work as an actuary.
Having a career vs. a job - how do I become successful? just graduated this may and while I was able to do an internship this summer it was only at a tiny place nobody’s ever heard of. Contind below
5th year in house associate looking to join a mid size law firm of roughly 150 attorneys in nyc doing corporate finance. Any insight on a reasonable starting base salary offer?
Duke MBA to MBB - how likely?
FYI, I suck with money. Fortunately I've been able to save a bit recently. Where to put my money to work? I suck at investing but heard about some high interest credit unions? Any specific advice?
5th on standby on delta flight (no status), delta app says 23 seats remaining but when I tried to book ticket for the same flight, it’s says sold out, what are these 23 seats remaining then ?
Currently in the US but interviewing for a UK-based firm and role. The comp level they are throwing around is £250k TC. Is this reasonable for a Director-level role with 12 YOE? My comparator would be wait 18-24mo to become a consulting partner - in the US that starts at $450k/£325k. For the purposes of this question, assume I’m optimizing for initial comp, not long term potential, and not livability, Intl experience, WLB, CoL etc. Thanks!
Which consulting vertical has better exit opps into industry? Change management and workforce transformation vs. digital transformation/strategy
Slalom Consulting folks: what salary would you expect 1-2 years post-MBA? Medium COL city if that matters.
Are there some things or types of work you all did at your firm that might help with MBA admissions? Beyond the actual “work”? Thanks!
Does Littler have a reputation for ghosting candidates after the interview process without informing them that the firm has moved on to hire someone else? Had call-back interview and heard nothing after more than two weeks. Sent a customary and cordial “follow up email” to the hiring committee. Still, no reply after two days? Weird, or typical?
Advise on handling rates negotiations with BIPOC and non-male creators? I always want to accept first bid and get uncomfortable when my bosses push to undercut rates (especially now when money is tight), because there is a whole history of BIPOC and non-male people getting paid less. I’ve tried to push back but struggle to articulate this to them. (For the record, I’m POC female and my bosses are white males, and race/gender convos are already very difficult with them.)
Tried to help an older lady take her luggage down the stairs at Union Station (Chicago). She panicked and held onto her luggage very tight. On hindsight, (cont)
Exited to an amazing 🦄 in Los Angeles with also an office in Atlanta. Our strategy team has 6 open roles that we are looking to fill. We have amazing culture and free lunch everyday. Message me!
What job title would you use for someone who is responsible for assessing current skills gaps in the enterprise, leveraging talent marketplace and AI to identify the current skills of the workforce, and support strategic initiatives surrounding talent planning/forecasting? Something that wouldn’t include Talent Management or Workforce Planning in the title.
what is the best way to get plugged in with Executive recruiters for Industry VP-level+ positions? I’m in Healthcare.
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