Consulting

Years of high level experience here. Constantly being told by project peers and others that I'm brilliant, great, etc... Get pulled repeatedly into leading new efforts. Then, saw the first...

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon
Posting as :
works at

... Scatterplot for the year (in Q3 of the D year) and it looks like I am right in the middle of the graph. Very demoralizing and also WTF! Thanks for listening to this rant. You may return to your regularly scheduled programming. 😊

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Sorry OP! That's why periodic checkins are so very important. Where did you access your scatterplot btw?

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

D2 - middle of the graph, so above some and below others.

Reaction Icon Like
like
Arrow Icon

Poop

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

then you have work to do to live up to your reputation.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

A group email came through yesterday on the upcoming steps for the Q3 talent processes. There was a link to see your scatterplot.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Middle of the pack, or middle of the graph?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I do the periodic check ins and receive nothing but positive feedback from the ppds during that, D1

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

That sucks! How do you think you did outside of regular client work?? Coz that may be to blame here. Proposals, etc.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Are you tech?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

D1 - as far as I have heard, I did well in all of the proposal/internal project areas. I did not submit any snapshot requests for those, though.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

No, not tech, S&O.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

You should! Always submit snapshot requests if you're positive about the feedback. I think it's weighted. Not sure coz I'm tech and we're just trying this out. It'll be our first year not having to submit PEs.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

An SM I worked with for a 8 hour initiative asked why I hadn't submitted a snapshot request!

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

First year of this for my specific group too (dpme is dead now).

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

D1 - wow, really? Thanks for the info. I will definitely submit snapshots for every initiative going forward, then.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Also, do you guys notice that mostly everyone on the scatterplot is at the top right corner? It makes anything but exceptional performance seem bad...

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

D2 - yes, I saw that there were more dots in that quadrant for sure.

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

That's what I'm concerned about! Unfortunately, since we're tech we don't have access to our scatterplots until after Y.E

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

D1 - regardless, good luck! It's interesting that you guys don't have access until after the fact, so you can't pro-actively respond to any issue that you perceive there (with yourself or a question to a reviewer).

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Related Posts

Client took a meeting today from the ER with his wife giving birth down the hall. He didn’t use a Zoom background or make an effort to cover the noise, even joked about it. Not sure how to feel

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

What do you do when a project is a non-starter? I work in an internal consulting team where my boss over-promises transformations before we’ve even seen the reality of whether there is potential to improve our operating model. I built a kickoff deck for a project where we can literally achieve none of the initial ambitions because he wanted razzle dazzle rather than a fact based assessment. Some portion of our projects, albeit a minority, are always like this. How do I handle?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Client says he’s happy with the deliverable and it’s great work, but does not have any money for an extension. Not sure if the Client is being polite or really means it. 🤷🏼‍♀️

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Would you report your manager if they were having a relationship with a superior that was compromising work performance or just try to roll off the project to escape the situation?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

For the one year of work experience requirement to get CPA license in CO, when did you qualify? Do they just do 1 year from DOH or do you need to have charged 1,800 hours of client work?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I've been implementing Salesforce for Public Sector all my career. How does it compare to Private Sector? I'm looking for a change for my next project.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Top performer laid off although staffed on project until end of July 2020. Going to be worst holidays ever. Thanks D!

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

In SteerCo, I was only female on consultant side, and there was only one female on client side. Male senior partner interrupted female client and I made knowing eye contact with her. GUYS PLEASE STOP

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Is it just a rite of passage to learn how to be an attorney by getting yelled at by higher ups? The idea that the only way I’ll learn how to be a great litigator is by messing up and having my * handed to me doesn’t feel worth it. Curious to see what you think and whether it’s normal. Because I’m tempted to send emails saying, while I understand my mistake I do not appreciate the tone of your message/response. Will that not going over well?

likefunny
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Tips for an on-site project infuse interview at Deloitte ?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

How do you deal with a three day out of state client fieldwork with senior that you arent really close with? And both of you are somewhat antisocial? I am dreading the next three days...

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Can advanced AI automate the bull shit we shove down our client's throats?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

What time in the morning are you expected to be at client site ? I️ ask my teams usually by 8:30 when staying at near by hotels. Current team makes sassy remarks and I️ literally don’t get it 🤷🏼‍♂️

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

At what point in your career did you start making a shift towards sales and driving business, vs. project delivery?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Has anyone here used AWS snowball or snowmobile on a project? What’s the situation you all ran in to?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Can anyone in TAS tell me what a typical project is like? Working with some folks for an IT m&a project and wondering

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Free food for team members who are local, because they give long hours to the project and do not have enough time and energy to go back home and cook. Thoughts?

likesmart
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Had a dream last night where the project wanted me to work at a desk INSIDE the bathroom and I refused, and then partner was mad I refused... 🤯

likefunny
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

On my portfolio, should I password protect my work page and make my homepage my about or resume? One project is under NDA, another never ran because of corona, but I’d like them to at least (cont)

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Additional Posts

Is it more cost effective for an agency to have full-time editors on staff or hire freelance as-needed? I work in Chicago, so please keep that in mind when the day rate discussion inevitably happens.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

So what firm made the NBA bubble players app?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Delta fliers: if you’re Sky Priority and show up while Zone 2 is boarding, do you just walk right up to the front of the line?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Any advice on getting into Deloitte’s Cyber Risk group in ATL ? Currently have around 3 years of experience. 2 year as an IT Auditor in Big 4 and 1 year in industry as a Information Security Gov..

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Thoughts on Blackbird? It’s a flight marketplace for mid distance flights between 50-500 miles. Any potential use for this job?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Travel 🐟: I’m going to Japan in a few weeks and I hear that it’s pretty important to have cash there. What’s the most cost efficient way to get yen?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Client took a meeting today from the ER with his wife giving birth down the hall. He didn’t use a Zoom background or make an effort to cover the noise, even joked about it. Not sure how to feel

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Hypothetical: will make it to AA Exec Plat on Xmas. Meanwhile, I can get my wife’s first class tix to Peru on miles - don’t have enough miles to get mine. Should I wait on making it to EP and (cont)

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Until when I can buy Palantir and Snowflake IPO?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Anyone know the best way to get from MNL to NYC using Delta points?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon
like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Why does everyone hate Alaska airlines?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I am moving from San Francisco to New York and have a lot of furniture. What are affordable moving services? (I dont drive). Thanks.

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Acento Advertising?

Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

What do you do when a project is a non-starter? I work in an internal consulting team where my boss over-promises transformations before we’ve even seen the reality of whether there is potential to improve our operating model. I built a kickoff deck for a project where we can literally achieve none of the initial ambitions because he wanted razzle dazzle rather than a fact based assessment. Some portion of our projects, albeit a minority, are always like this. How do I handle?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I have two young kids at home, and it's made my temper very short. It seems like a big part of this is just eliminating noise! How much do you think workplace conflicts are caused by externalities?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

I have been referred by several FAANG friends and all of them become rejections without even an interview. Is it just FAANG not hiring or all the companies? Is it worth it to try other companies?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Hump day songs to blast on the earphones? I need motivation 💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon

Best SPG/Marriott Property in Abu Dhabi?

like
Reaction Icon Like
Arrow Icon
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what’s it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

OR

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

Please enter a valid number