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. 😂
Anybody else have utilization concerns. 4th yr and could end up with 60%. Worried - should i start looking?
Fellow Deloitte people-- will a 83% utilization rate harm my YE? Up for promotion from BTA to consultant this March!
Have a counselee and utilization is below target ~5%. She was told reduce billable hours for a month which is obv when looking at time report. Ok to mention this as explanation during Y/E? (Cont)
What is average utilization % in Alvarez & Marsal PEPI for a manager in a typical (non-COVID) year
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.
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
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?
When does fy18 utilization start? May or July?
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?
Deloitte peeps.. when is the cutoff date for utilization that will be counted for our YE review?
Snuck out of work. Turned off my phone. Just bought tickets for Avengers: Endgame. Fuck utilization
Deloitte 🐟 - is there something on DNet to find out how exactly is our utilization calculated?
What are firms utilization and sales expectations for manager? My sales for first year manager is 1m and utilization is 70%. Is this generally normal, lenient, or aggressive? I’m at a small boutique ~100 people
“You need to work more hours to increase your utilization, but be mindful of the hours you’re charging. We need to be efficient with the budget.” Oh... ok.
Where can we check the milestone year? New at Deloitte, hired as Consultant with 6+ YOE. Wanted to know if I would be eligible for promotion next year?
Grabbing dinner with a former classmate who works at McK and she says $50 dinner expense limit, WTF...is that real??????!
How difficult was the third round interview for Guidehouse with partners and directors? Mine’s next week and I’m not sure what to expect :/
What’s your take on the impact immigration laws have had on so many of our people? Seems like many of the good ones are looking at exit opportunities due to the uncertainty of the whole situation.
I m interviewing for a BSA Salesforce role at Google. What can i expect in first round of Solution Design phone call. What skills do I need to refresh. Any guideline is much appreciated as I am giving an interview after 3 years.
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
Back to our regular scheduled programming the coronavirus, please wear mask for our southern and western folks. T shirts are optional.
I have done analytics and operations consulting for 9 years and I don’t like anymore. If there is even a remote chance of getting hired for product management role, I would like to take it. I am reading the books on PM and polishing my resume, are there any other things that I should keep in mind?
When an internal recruiter asks your salary range, do you ever ask them what their budget is first?
Selling unused Becker CPA exam prep material! It comes with all the review books, final review books and flash cards. I’m willing to let go for a steal! Make your best offer :)
My daughter got a job offer this week, and accepted it. Good job, huge raise. Being her fathers daughter, she of course, asked about the company 401k. She will be eligible immediately. Its Vanguard.
A Google recruiter reached out to me via LinkedIn to interview me for an opening on the Ad Sales team as an Account Manager. Curious if anyone else has been through this process? What should I expect? The first phone interview is tomorrow. Excited for the opportunity and want to put my best foot forward!
Now with the Marriott merger, should I get one of the Marriott credit cards? I currently use my CSR for everything. Looking to see what some of your strategies are for travel cards
What’s it like working for Quigley-Simpson?
I had a lot of meetings/interviews with a service line and office I was thinking of transferring. The last time I had a call with a partner was two Fridays ago (10 days). And they told me they’ll discuss and let me know in the next week. I sent a follow up email after my meeting. But haven’t heard anything back. Is it a bad sign? Or should I try reaching out again?
I recently left public accounting to join a start up. I don’t have too many connections in this world yet, does anyone have recommendations for either articles, books or other sources of information I could use to get an understanding of the startup world and how I can make the right career choices moving forward. - *I’m on the product manager side* Thanks in advance!
I just had to turn off my laptop and walk away for the night because I am on the verge/already breaking down a bit. I know the rest of my team had to work later (I peaked on slack) and i feel super guilty and embarrased about not helping. This is the first time I've gotten to a point like this and although I know mentally I needed to do it, I can't stop reading messages from coworkers as stabs at me for ditching.
Does anyone have experience with exiting to brand management after 1-2 years in consulting? Is it feasible? Or do you need an MBA? Which companies?
Have a crush on a girl at the client.. she's giving out vibes too but don't have the guts to say it and make things awkward if she isn't into me to m.. thoughts?
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