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Will I get fired for being on the bench for two months after starting?

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Absolutely. No questions asked, no other variables to consider, fired flat out

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You're a goner pal

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No. There are a surplus of new hires that need to be worked into the rotation. End of summer slump (PTO) is ending and all new people will be given a chance as projects come up. If you can't find work after you've had a project or two then you can worry

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As long as you can show you have been contributing somehow that is the key. Your counselor can argue for you if you spent the two months helping build the practice or running on pursuits.

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There's usually a one year period after starting. After that, a 2 month bench period would probably be a warning

Why don't you start asking KPMG MD/P for guidance on that. There are a variety of circumstances they look at before simply firing ppl.

No- unless it's something you did to get benched like told off a client.

3.5 months in , doing great without charging anything . Involved in other stuff though

No, I think they will give it longer than that.

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