my partner always says you have to to reach out for work everyday when available and blames low utilization on the staff level when we have a dedicated resource manager. Is this industry standard?
How can utilization encourage efficiency? I have a 30hr code and I finished the work in 5hr. If I charge 5, the write up gives credit to the partner and my utilization suffers.
How much utilization is "too much" utilization?
New to FDD from audit. Any advice on getting utilization up? Frequently bouncing around on a deal two days at a time. Have the skill and talent to do great work, just need to show it
Deloitte be like: Your safety is our #1 priority.....but so is utilization becau$e year end is around the corner
Are utilization targets strict at every consulting firm? I know we complain a lot at Deloitte but I’m not sure if it’s the same everywhere
I work in the IC and, as many of you know, the security related paperwork lead-time between engagements can take months sometimes. Had super low utilization due to constant rotations to....
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
Alvarez & Marsal - What’s the average/target utilization (billable utilization) percentage for a Senior Associate in PEPI?
If you join in the middle of the year, does your utilization get adjusted? If so, when does it show up on Staffit? I've been here since may and have been utilized since day 3, yet TOD shows me at 58%
Never been on the bench. Always been 90+% utilization rate. Can I just be on the bench so I can study for CPA 🤣😭
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
Associate with low utilization lives in Central NJ asked to commute to CT for few weeks to work on a client. "I can't, it's too far." Ok, don't complain when you are 3 rated with no bonus #millenials
Do principals also have utilization goals? Can they just choose to bill 0 hours on project and work “for free”?
Survey: - Where do you work (industry or profession is fine if not company)? - How many hours per week do you work? - Annual salary? I’ll start: - Securities Lawyer at midsize law firm - Started recently but approx 50-60 hrs/week - $200k base + bonus Confession is I want to feel better that others are working their butt off too for similar salaries :)
Mask off: Journalist to freelance copywriter. Started working full-time under contract for an agency that won't hire me. I've freelanced for agencies and in-house marketing teams, but I'm always the outsider looking in. I want to transition to a full-time permanent gig. Interviews seem to go well, 2 agencies went to 3 interviews and nothing. I know I'm totally missing something that agency insiders would understand. Would love advice on navigating uncharted territory. Thank you!
CMT vs CAIA? I currently work in sales for an asset manager and have an MBA. Would like a designation, one that’s applicable to asset management and has some status/recognition. Appreciate any thoughts or insights. (Also dont want to take CFA)￼￼￼
Morgan Stanley Job opening in Arlington, VA - I’m happy to chat if you or someone you know is interested. https://ms.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=3186326&lang=en&src=JB-10109
Fishbowl friends! What's the best way to network to get on a new project when I just switched to a new division and don't know many people?
How valuable is having a B4 name on the resume? Currently at a boutique and have the option to join B4 (not KPMG) or industry. Industry would pay more for the first couple years. Wondering if B4 would be the better option for the long run
At what point do you tell yourself that the interview process for a startup isn’t worth it, especially coming out of a consulting firm?
What's severance at PDub? Like a month per year?
Hi Fishes, Is anyone here who can refer me for a position in Deloitte USI? I have job id as well. Thanks in advance.
Folks whose GC become current in last 2-3 months how many months you are expecting GC assuming no interviews will happen. My spouse is on h4ead and going to loose job next month since USCIS is taking forever to issue h4ead cards. We got current on GC so hoping that card could come soon. Is there way I can expedite or push USCIS to issue either card.
My interview for an internship lasted over an hour. Good or bad sign? It was more of a conversation than anything...
Flying internationally for a wedding from the US (to Spain). Delta looks like the starting prices are lowest but I’m definitely not going to be cramped in economy. How is Comfort+ international? Does anyone strongly advise against delta & have recommendations for other airlines? Thanks in advance!
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 audit to an Accounting Advisory role in industry? How was your experience? Is the work life balance any different than B4?
Hi everyone! I’m a young CPA, relocating to Raleigh. I made the decision to transition into sales after realizing that I want to bring more fun into my career. I’m currently reading sales books, watching Keenan’s YouTube channel, and learning all I can. I’m relentlessly applying for SDR positions but I’m having trouble landing interviews (been applying through LinkedIn). I would appreciate advice from anyone who transitioned from another industry into sales. How did you break the barrier?
At EY , do you have to be there for a year before you can take the 16 weeks of parental leave or is it an immediate benefit?
Hello , could someone tell me if ZS is allowing WFH next year too or do they require employees to come to office few days a week
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