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?
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....
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.
Anybody else have utilization concerns. 4th yr and could end up with 60%. Worried - should i start looking?
Just need to rant: super annoyed with the whole “utilization and billable hours.” We have FTO, which I love but the utilization takes away from it. For 2 weeks I barely was able to make 30 hours, which is awesome because I wasn’t stressed. But my utilization has now dropped, so I have to work extra to “make it up” if I want to take vacations and actually use the holidays the firm has given. GT has like 11 days off for for the holidays/NYE and I’m not sure if I’m going to be able to take that
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?
How to keep AWOL partners from taking you down with them when you can't start/submit time sensitive work bc you couldn't get a greenlight? Can't exactly add "not my fault" to my signature block
Has anyone utilized WF brokerage account? Looking for an account where I could do both Mf/ETF as well as stocks and this seems to be a good option with low fees.
I think we need to expand utilization metrics into audit sabermetrics. Monthly reports showing: Average expletives per audit Review notes per workpaper Average cry time per day What others are good?
New to FDD from audit. Any advice on getting utilization up? Frequently bouncing around on a deal two days at a time. Have the skill and talent to do great work, just need to show it
What time frame is used to measure our utilization metric? I'm pretty sure it's not our fiscal year, but sometime around April '16 - March '17?
Partners, can you help me understand why top performers are sometimes let go? People with great utilization and snapshots. How can we protect ourselves from this fate?
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's fiscal year ends in June and effective July 1st utilization resets. How fitting that there is a heavy emphasis on keeping utilization up in the coming weeks. 😂
Currently interviewing with BRG in their Turnaround and Restructuring division and was wondering if anyone knew whether their compensation structure is similar to A&M's, as in the bonus being tied as a % to your billable / utilization rate? And if so, are there restrictions of any kind, like it starts applying after you hit a title, etc?
What’s everyone’s utilization? Mine was over 100% the last few months, curious to see how others are doing.
How much utilization is "too much" utilization?
Hey everyone! Could you recommend any good materials/books/courses on IT services, B2B marketing? Thanks! 🙌
Anticipating an offer at Director / Sr Director level at NTT Data and wanting to understand the baseline variable bonus % people have been receiving? Are they doing any kind of signing bonuses and how much have folks been receiving?
Happy Cinco De Mayo! Did you know that it's NOT an important holiday in Mexico? The More You Know!
What’s a standard big 4 notice period - 2 weeks? I want to make sure no bridges are burned due to a short notice period.
Discussing exit opportunity with Director IT level role in DC area. What's ideal base, bonus, stock for this kind of role?
I just gate checked my bag because the flight attendant said it wouldn’t fit. I’m now on the plane without my bag like a chump
Looking to buy my primary home in New Jersey. My budget is 500k and we don't have any kids yet. I would like it to be commutable to NYC for work but mostly i would be doing wfh. What area/location is ideal for my situation? I know Edison is a nice area. Thanks.
Hi Guys, i am planning to shif my career into different technology as i dont have relevant project experience on that technology, is learning technology is sufficient to manage in IT industry? Please suggest Thanks.
Guy I was seeing dumped me when I tried to have the what are we doing convo, saying we are very different - mainly, I care too much about my career. I decided I hate these working hours and will quit consulting by end of the year. My job is all I had esp with covid killing all my hobbies. Going back to therapy next week bc life really sucks now....
My mental health is really suffering because of family drama. Primarily, it's the toxic sexism in my culture (Indian)- feels very unfair how my mom and I get treated, especially by the males (and some toxic females) in the family. Any advice on how to navigate the double standards and lack of decency/respect? I do have a therapist but don't feel as supported with this. Just feeling really depressed, so any constructive thoughts/advice is super helpful.
Hi Guys, Which one to choose PWC AC or IBM GBS for better career growth,WLB and Benifits like hikes? YOE:10 Salary:IBM is offered 3 lakh more than PWC offer TIA
I’m in my early 70s. Hanging on to a pretty easy creative job. Any thoughts on where and what to do next?
Does anyone work at Prophet and is willing to answer a question about the interview process? Would appreciate it - thank you!
Thoughts on exit to product role at Fundrise? 30k bump in compensation with similar benefits.
What should I do with my 401k if I am leaving Deloitte? The fund my 401k is in has a very low fee of .01%, so I would like to leave it, but I can’t find any info on if there will be larger fees after I leave.
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