How are people that have a downturn in their utilization using time to develop new HC skills and competencies? What resources are you finding helpful?
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?
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?
EY Utilization.... what's your full Utilization YTD? Specifically interested in other managers or senior managers.
When do utilization rates reset at PwC?
What’s everyone’s utilization? Mine was over 100% the last few months, curious to see how others are doing.
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
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.
Why does Deloitte's utilization calculation take 52 weeks x 40 hrs as the denominator, what about firm holidays?
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.
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?
How does promo work in advisory c to sc promo? My coach had discussion with panel that I am ready for promo... but my utilization is garbage....
What is adjusted utilization?
Snuck out of work. Turned off my phone. Just bought tickets for Avengers: Endgame. Fuck utilization
As a new consultant... How attainable is the utilization goal in general? I know there are several factors but high level: do most people hit it?
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?’
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
Ive been on high intensity projects since June of 2020 and I am so grateful but I am exhausted....I need time off, but my current team seems really intense and doesn’t take well to people taking off. What can I do?
New hire in west coast here, talked to a MD in the office when I was on the bench and he got me staffed on one of his projects, should I email saying thank you for the opportunity or ping him.
Any recommendations for CFP Programs? So many options! Also, has anyone taken Series 50, I’m using STC and wondered how the exam is. Thanks!
It’s so disappointing that people still don’t pay equal attention or importance to mental and emotional health.
Anybody found a good way to calculate and pressure test independent hourly rates? Other than divide tc into hourly rate x 2-3?
Does anyone have an idea of how much a tax director in industry usually make including stock and bonus?
Question: I withdrew from my 401K during COVID in Nov 2020 because I really needed the money. The penalty was waived bc of Covid. Does anyone know if I can put that money back into my account?
My creative director is like an absentee father to us. He's there for kickoff, to shut down our ideas days before the pitch, and then otherwise aloof. I never know what he wants. Anyone else relate?
Anyone work at or know of the consulting firm Stax? I know it’s a boutique but is the comp and exit opps comparable to T2s? Stax Inc.
Anyone has good advices on mba admission essays? Can I read your essays if you don’t mind :) applying for mba schools right now. I have a masters already, not sure if it will help that much for my career?
What is the senior consultant SC2 and SC3 Salary for Cyber practice (Strategy, Risk and Compliance) in EY?
Manager in assurance, what are the exit opportunities if you don’t want to do internal audit or be a controller ?
What was your percentage raise increase from senior to manager? Is it fair to assume at least 10%?
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