Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
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
What happens if you don’t meet utilization targets in a year? I switched from audit to advisory and have been here 2 months and my billable hours are way less than I was expecting (avg 30 a week). I’ve had good feedback on my projects and ask for more work in my down time, but the change of pace from when I was in audit is stressing me out.
Worked really hard on some work only for it to be discarded/not get utilized. Super demotivated right now...how can I change my mindset to feel better?
Just started at the firm a month and half ago and snapshots are already happening soon. How important are they? I’ve had pretty low utilization, so I’m kinda nervous as an experienced hire
Snuck out of work. Turned off my phone. Just bought tickets for Avengers: Endgame. Fuck utilization
My utilization is below 60 percent and it's majority of internal projects and trainings but have good snapshots(reviews) should I still be concerned ?
Agency leaders my question for you is simple, what’s yo target metric for utilization of talent at your org? Talent being designer / developers / creatives.
GT NY Folks- Tax A1 here, any insight on round tables for first year’s? People have said they generally never fire A1’s, is that true? Utilization is low so a little concerned.
Expecting in few months and have the option to opt out of performance eval this yr.Have really low/negligible utilization, I did everything I could but could not get staffed. How will this affect me?
Utilization QTNA. If I’m on a call for an hour and multitasking doing other work during that hour — do I bill one hour or two?
I’m 2.5 weeks out of training and haven’t been utilized to the full extent. I haven’t been staffed and rarely have been asked to complete smaller one-off projects. Who should I talk to? MD? Associate? Other analysts? Broader question is ‘how do I ask for work?’
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?
What is difference between "Vehicle Maintenance Allowance " and "Car Allowance"? I have both components in my CTC breakup under basket of allowances. Can any of these be somehow utilized for reducing tax liability?
Any recommendations on best ways to track current and near-term (3-6 weeks) team utilization across a group of 100 or so working on multiple projects at the same time? TIA
In talks to work on an awesome 2-3 yr project with full time salary and working from home. How can I negotiate taking a smaller role with them for an hourly rate to work on the side and stay at work?
This may have been posted already, but what are top certifications to get around data management? Not talking specific like AWS cloud practitioner, but rather something more broadly applicable and marketable.
25 and convinced I have adhd. I have an appointment set up but interested to hear from anyone who was diagnosed later in life (vs as a kid) and if you took meds
If i am up for promo and new firm start date is past promo, should i withhold this information and give my 2 weeks after? Worrying about burning bridge/ yet that promo/bonus is none neglieable. Ethic?
Ill say it again, we should start considerin splitting the Union. There is a minority of the US who wants a mad man in charge. There is very little reason for the majority to abide by this.
Are any human capital/HR practices or consultancies hiring? Friend graduated and looking for entry level role.
Since Amex is pretty flexible with IJPs, I wanted to be sure if IJPs do offer appraisals in case it is within the same band?
Alright, which biglaw firms in Houston/Austin are hiring class of 2020 for corporate/finance? I was magna at a top school if it matters since I’m a recent grad. My firm is good about giving us substantive work early so I have some decent experience for my level. My firm is pretending like the delta variant doesn’t exist and expects us in the office daily without masks. I have an immunocompromised partner and I’m just done with my firm prioritizing culture and back to office over our health.
Hi folks, Is wfh ending soon in capegemini? And do they provide any wfh allowance and office setup allowance?
Eternal q- job w stress and potential for higher pay bumps (aka consulting) or job w average salary and bumps but great WLB???
Have any of you quit to take a break - 3 month or a 6 month sabbatical to pursue other interests or just to clear your head and figure out what’s next. How easy was it to find a job after the break and how did you manage your health insurance? Any other things to keep in mind when considering a sabbatical beyond money?
Applying for MBA programs in Fall 2021. When I matriculate I’ll have 7 years of healthcare consulting experience. Will this give me a competitive advantage when I apply and will I be among the oldest students by far?
Claim unemployment or try to find your hardest to find a job in the next month and omit the layoff? I want to rush but not settle. Definitely don't want to go back into consulting.
My project has nobody full time on it ( allocated under 25 hours) yet everyone is doing full time work and tight deadline. Is this normal? The client is also not responsive
Making 90K in Texas, it’s my first job out of college so I’m not sure of best retirement plan: should I max Roth 401k or Traditional 401K?
I know not many of you are Union, but have you heard anything about a potential IATSE strike?
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