Any other Deloitte folks get screwed in their year end rating because of low utilization since there were so few projects to be had earlier this year? Manager openly said it was "beyond my control".
I've been in the world of consulting for several years; amazed at how much more analysts and others feel the need to be constantly utilized. Seeing posts about how holidays impact the metric (cont'd)
Do airline bathrooms average the highest utilization of any public bathrooms? Every time I go in its wall to wall w dudes dropping heat. Ladies is this the same for you?
For utilization, if the denominator is fixed to 2080 (40 x 52), there is no way you can be a 100% utilized even if you're staffed throughout the year and bill 8 hours per business day?
EY, question about utilization. If we hit 40 chargeable hours for the week, does charging time to admin/auth-proj. impact utilization in any way? I’ve only been logging chargeable hrs in GTE...
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
Will the inability to speak the local language fluently in a country like Germany or Japan definitely impact utilization negatively below manager level?
How are Business/functional analysts utilized at your company? Or do you have product owners (scrum) or product managers instead?
EY's fiscal year ends in June and effective July 1st utilization resets. How fitting that there is a heavy emphasis on keeping utilization up in the coming weeks. 😂
Alvarez & Marsal - What’s the average/target utilization (billable utilization) percentage for a Senior Associate in PEPI?
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?
Does Accenture really “not have utilization?” This seems unlikely or like a half truth, what is the catch?
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
What are firms utilization and sales expectations for manager? My sales for first year manager is 1m and utilization is 70%. Is this generally normal, lenient, or aggressive? I’m at a small boutique ~100 people
If you are on an FWA, do you need to meet your FWA utilization hours every week? I.e I am 75% so do I need 30 charge plus whatever admin hours to mercury? I am talking to my people consultant and she seems to think so. In a job that is highly seasonal, how is this possible??
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.
Fellow analysts, what salary do you make (city helps too) and what skills were a requirement in order to get hired? (or what skills do you have that sets you apart from peers?)
Looking for full-time CD Copy candidates for women’s health and dermatology/aesthetics assignment; primarily DTC. Need the holy pharma trinity of conceptual chops, level-headed supervisor/client whisperer, and willingness to dig into the details. DM for more info.
Those of you who are waiting or opposed to the COVID vaccine - do you feel obligated to divulge your true vaccine status to restaurants, employers, etc.?
Best way to maximize value of UR points?
Friend runs a company and hired a VP of Sales to help grow the business. Guy got some relocation $ and was supposed to start 2 months ago. Ever since he said his kid had an accident and from that point on kept pushing the start date back claiming he has to do something related to the accident. He hasn’t sent any proof to HR, has been requested twice claims he will but then doesn’t. And has pushed his start date back half a dozen times. How should I advice him to proceed?
Consulting broadly has a structured promotion system (A/SA to C/SC to M to SM to MD/P)... does investment banking have a similar structure?
This to Burnetters - so what's the role of the global President when the local CEO's don't report to you? When the global president has no say in the matters of any Burnett office in the world?
Received an automated rejection email from a company... Four hours later, the recruiter reached out to schedule the third round interview. Huh? Am I living in the movie Groundhog Day?
Considering the FRM certification. Those who’ve taken it, how quant heavy is it? I have a compliance risk background and don’t have a deep math or statistics background. However, I want to expand my skillset. Any thoughts?
Posting again hoping to get some responses. Director of fund admin vs controller. Which is better and why in terms of pay and how each role is perceived in and outside of a firm. Or are they essentially the same thing?
I am a Manager in Salesforce practice at D and I have 15 YOE and 5 years in Salesforce and at 145k base at D. Is it reasonable to expect a Senior Manager or Director role at pwc or accenture or other top consulting firms with a 30% hike? I took my current role at D at the start of the pandemic and got myself a bad bargain which is why I am looking to move.
What's the budget of IBM for lateral hiring on band 07b, for 8.1 years experience (java full stack developer)?
2 YOE in financial services Corporate Strategy hoping to transition to tech, will be heading to an M7 MBA next year. Looking for a pre-MBA internship at a tech-driven startup before then - please let me know if you have any leads!
I'll be joining the consulting world very soon and am thinking about getting a new personal credit card. My meal expenses are per diem so I'm thinking about the AmEx Gold card as it has 4x points on dining. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on personal cards for consultants and how to go about my corporate card as well! TIA
What do you think will be the impact of this rapid hiring for MBB? MBB is hiring so rapidly. When it cools down, do you think MBB will realize they over hired? Will it become harder for associates (post MBA) to get promoted? Will it become more competitive for Associates to get staffed on projects they want to be on? Will there just be too many consultants at the Firm and a mass layoff? McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
What is an elite night for Marriott properties?
Is it wrong to think whenever I die, subtract the past 18 months (and counting) and that is how long I actually lived? Here you go excessively obese person who never took accountability for their health, I’ll donate a couple of my life’s years to you.
COVID looking at the nationwide protests like
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