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Associate, joined firm in October. What should my utilization be?

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Over 9,000

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90-100%

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I've been told utilization isn't a big deal your first year. As a first year a lot of it is out of your control and it can be hard to hit the 85% target. At least in my group my coach and RP and other partners I've talked to said it's not a terrible thing to miss the target

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Somewhere north of 0%.

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90%

They don't give you a target?

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105%

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lol I'm going to miss it badly (like 70% rn) but everyone has told me no one cares during the first year. Not under your control. Not your job (yet).

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