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For your first year, what is a safe amount of time to be on the bench? Staffing is seems to be difficult

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Staffing isn't difficult at all right now, we are sold out across the practice, we are staffing 4-6 weeks out BEFORE people are even available. We are paying bonuses to get people to stay longer before leaving for school AND we staffed our interns faster then ever. I would work to figure out why traction is an issue versus being worried about util, because sitting on beach shouldn't be a issue right now

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As long as your projected util % is higher than 75%.

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Can confirm we are sold out across strategy and Customer & Marketing

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I’m part of the S&O gbs

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Right now on my dashboard it states my utilization is in the 40s

I have only been there a couple months

My utilization is 130%, thanks GSP

This is literally the easiest time to get staffed in consulting. You just need to learn to research and become an expert overnight until you get actual experience to lean on.

D3- what group you in?

That applies to consulting across the board... all 3 legacy service areas OR all six Offering Portfolios, we are borrowing from anywhere to staff right now. Utilization across the board is sky high.

They seem to be staffing BA, C and Managers... staffing for SC seems to be slim

SC also sold out and we moved our Summer Associates which go into SC roles in record time this summet...

Apparently the RMs have a different story to tell... odd

Op what group are you in? Can confirm SC’a are getting scooped up fast and placed in M roles

And you have talked and stay in contact with GBS/Op model talent group leader (KS) and market offering leader (JW)... and reached out to most of the PPMDs including the legacy Finance Op Model folks we just integrated

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