If you are on an FWA, do you need to meet your FWA utilization hours every week? I.e I am 75% so do I need 30 charge plus whatever admin hours to mercury? I am talking to my people consultant and she seems to think so. In a job that is highly seasonal, how is this possible??
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. 😂
Can anyone tell me what the utilization targets are for each level within Federal Advisory and Federal Consulting at Deloitte? How different than Commercial?
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Any other Deloitte folks get screwed in their year end rating because of low utilization since there were so few projects to be had earlier this year? Manager openly said it was "beyond my control".
Will the inability to speak the local language fluently in a country like Germany or Japan definitely impact utilization negatively below manager level?
I was curious what other firms have set as their utilization goals for their different positions? Currently, everyone from staff to senior manager has a set goal of 90%.
How are Business/functional analysts utilized at your company? Or do you have product owners (scrum) or product managers instead?
How many hours are considered 100% utilization for S3/S4? Are we based off 40 or 45 now in SaT?
I pity those who revel in the "accomplishment" of have 100+ YTD utilization. Y'all got suckered by the firm.
When do utilization rates reset at PwC?
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?’
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.
Has anyone utilized Worthy Bonds. Apparently the bonds are secured by the small businesses inventory they loan to. Right now my HYSA is about 1% and they are offering 5%.
That awkward moment when you type <3 to a client in Skype chat and it auto changes it to ❤️
Applying to lbs, judge Cambridge, insead, nus and Cass as safety. Does this look good? Lbs only if I get scholarship. Should I replace Cass with imd? 28, 4yoe, 2 promotions, already got masters 3.7 in tech and undergrad 3.7 finance from top 60 schools. Impressive work experience. Will sit for gmat hoping 690-720
Men’s hair style/ facial hair, and interviewing at Big4 poll: 1. Ok to have longer hair 2. Only medium/short hair is professional 3. Trimmed beard & mustache ok 4. Only mustache ok 5. Long beards ok 6. Clean shaven only 7. Hair style/facial hair have no relevance
I have a date tomorrow after an important meeting with my client. I won't have time to change before. What should I wear that will take me from day to night? I'm female BTW
How do people feel about federalizing education. This would put teachers on the GS pay scale where federal employees with a bachelor's degree would all have a minimum salary and federal benefits.
Given the current scenario, seems like getting laid off is a very real possibility. What is the severance package like at EY, PwC, Deloitte? Just curious
I got offer from deloitte for 13.5 fixed with 10%vp and EY for 14.5 fixed plus 5%vp, publicis sapient for 17 fixed with permanant work from home and no vp. Which one is good? I have 5 years of experience
Can anyone recommend sexual-harassment training that meets the California requirements? We hired our first California employee this year, and we’re not aware of the requirement until last week. Oops! ￼
I used to be passionate about my firm’s people. Loved coaching junior folks and paying it forward with all the great mentoring I received early in my career. But my firm’s values and senior leadership priorities have incentivized a purely numbers vs people culture. It’s made the job so much less fun and personally fulfilling. Anyone also struggling with this and any advice?
The Senior reporting into me has clearly been taking advantage of being semi on the bench even though we are working on a small project. It's 10 a.m. on the East Coast. Wake up, John Doe!!
How would you prioritize the following? 100% match 401K up to 6% of salary Traditional IRA Roth IRA HSA ESPP, 15% discount, max contribution 10% of salary Other
Those who have chase sapphire preferred - is it worth it? Also, Amex gold or Chase sapphire preferred. Thanks!
Have any of your agencies taken steps towards acknowledging and addressing mental health issues in your office? Care to share, good or bad? Hoping to get ideas to take back to our leadership. Thanks!!
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