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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".

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Same here. Part of Digital. Ended up with a 4, top performer, was punished cause I was not staffed the first few months of FY16 and it was due to the fact I was not trained in any technologies (not my fault mind you). Looks like a bunch of us got screwed, and all I dream of is that farewell email I'll write them one day

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I did

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@D7 your life is not spiraling! You weren't in Orlando this weekend, right? Seize the opportunity of life! (That said, once these two glasses of wine wear off I'll totally be in the same boat) 😁

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Yes! I'm actually really worried about getting laid off.

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I got 4 too. Lost all motivation to work

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I was expecting a low 2.... It was so unexpected and unfair. They did this so they wouldn't have to pay us bonuses and increase our salaries. I have lost any hope and can't find a way to get out

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Yeah what bothers me the most is that I still don't know what's going on. It's my career goddamnit. If you don't want me fine, at least let me know if I am safe now or not. This lack of communication is effing my peace. I'm an immigrant so I have that visa shit to think of too. Every email I get from unknown sender makes my heart skip a beat. You took my bonus. You took my promotion. At least let me keep my pride.

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I'm worried about getting layed off too. I got a 4 and I'm a first year analyst :(

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Traveling. Golfing. Enjoying my severance and avoiding the fact that my life spiraling out of control.

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Let me clarify one thing...counselors "putting you up for" a certain rating has absolutely zero bearing on what your final rating will be. Some counselors understand the process and get their guesses right, and others get it horribly wrong. Counselors should never tell their counselees what rating they went in with because it so frequently changes

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Omg I got a 4 too. I just feel so hopeless. Like what was the point? What is the point of working hard now when I'm basically on the short list to get fired. Can't believe I didn't get a 3

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Same boat. Was expecting a 3. Now leaning towards leaving the firm because no raise/bonus will hurt us in the long run.

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I was up for promotion this year too. It just makes me mad because they already bring us in a level lower as experienced hires. So now...I wait to see if maybe I get a promotion to where I should have been two years ago next year?

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I had all 2 PEs and solid firm contributions. I told my counselor put me up for a 1 and got dropped to a 3 because of ~10% delta in utilization.

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Same. Industry leadership even tried to hold me for a potential project 3-4 months out, which limited interim staffing options. Project fell through, and my utilization tanked. I got punished for it at YE... 😒

Exactly the feedback I got. I was a high performer, started in Aug but because I wast staffed right away and had low utilization, I was automatically given a 3. Was also told its "beyond your control".

Me me me.

Yes.

Yup. Was on the beach for a 2+ months over the course of the PY. Ended with a 68% util and was laid off. But no ragrets, beach time was the best time.

@d7 whatcha doing now?

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