Can you be laid off if you have a decent utilization (80%+) but barely any reinvest?

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OP, stay on a project and you're good. we live and die by our ability to bill. Once you are on the bench, you are fair game for for being laid off.

P4, I think you would fit in great at Deloitte.

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Anyone can get fired. An average performer is fair game once all the fat has been cut. So many variables go into it.

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I will assume PD work since no one will enlighten the group

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Definitely not joking. If your utilization is 80%, that means you're working an average of four days a week. When you consider that most projects keep you busy more than 100%, that means you're doing nothing MORE than 20% of the time. In years when I've had utilization in the 80s due to tons of bench time, my reinvest time would probably calculate out to like 40%. I genuinely don't know what you've been doing if your utilization is only in the 80s but you also aren't reinvesting.

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Third EY1s question and 1.5 X EY2s statement

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Pdubs sounds like an awful place to work.

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P4, working and billing are not the same word. And 40% reinvest? WTF is wrong with you.

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Don’t expect a top level rating without reinvest

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P4 is crazy.

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P4 is assuming you actually bill what you work.

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If your performance sucks

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80% and no reinvest? That's a ton of time doing nothing...

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Second EY1s question

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M just worried cuz i was on 6 weeks bench. Did some proposals and reinvest. Haven't done any since a couple months though. Current rating is average (3).

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Reinvest is PD or firm development

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What if your utilization is 105% and no reinvest?

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You can always be laid off. It’s unlikely if you are currently staffed. Best way to get let go is to get kicked off a couple projects.

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Atk yes lately.

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Do people like you?

No you're 110% safe 90% of the time.

Jokes P4?

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