Ever been let go before your billable time entries were in? Was let go today and not all of my time made it in as it was due next week. I’m expecting a heavy payout but I’m wondering if they can withhold since my billables are not in? Seems like their loss at this point.
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
I’m pretty sure colleagues at my firm are inflating their billable hours. Is this the norm? I suspect many of you will think this is obvious and/or that I’m naive but wtf? I find hitting 2200 is tough even with a good sized work load. Am I just expected to play the game? I don’t want to sound self-righteous but if most are lying just to make the requirement, then maybe the requirement should be lower.
When we’re all comparing/complaining about hours at the end of the year are we including pro bono hours in that total? I’m nearing 2050 billables for the year but I have another 500 pro bono hours that should be added on. At the same time, I keep hearing about all these people straight billing 2,400+. Trying to determine if I should’ve tried to pick up more billable work to stay in the middle of the pack (i.e. not interested in partnership, just trying not to get canned).
What the most outrageous billable hours you can confirm at your firm? Just learned from a partner that the highest billers at my firm came in at 3600, 3500 and 3200. Seems fishy to me.
Has anyone noticed that busy season is changing into a marathon, not a sprint? I’m working close to 60 billable hours/week year round, and 70+ Feb - April. Is this a bigger trend?
Any reviews of working at DLA Piper? Looking for London specifically but also interested to know of any other experiences/reviews. Salaries, billable targets et al
Is there an appropriate way to turn down an assignment because it is non-billable? Two of the partners I work for keep asking me to write client bulletins and articles with them, which is great, but now I’m starting to worry about meeting my billable hours requirement.
What's everyone hoping to get for Christmas? I got my present early: five months of billable work to start off 2016.
What matters more - billable hours or quality of work? It seems like I have a good reputation for always being available, but personally, I don't think I am doing my best work as I'm overloaded. Does billing well matter more than quality work? Just started in the spring as midlevel.
In the event you don’t have enough billable hours/low on projects to fill your timesheet, you ________________
Non-political poll - how many non-billable hours have you logged so far this year? I’ll start: 143
I just started at a new firm 3 months ago. A big jump for me with 1,800 billable hours. I feel like I’m drowning trying to make the hours :( I am exhausted at the end of every day. Does it get easier?
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
If you exceed your billable hours Monday through Thursday and don’t have much work to do on Friday, is it okay to leave early?
How many days is it acceptable to have 0-3 billable hours when you know a storm is coming?
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?
Interested in benchmarking salaries in Risk Assurance across firms. What’s your level and base salary (excluding VC)? I’ll go first: Director and 155k
How much money is enough money? Interviewing with a bunch of companies but dont know how to make a tradeoff between the role and culture vs comp. How do y'all think about comp?
Hi - has anyone used services of Butler mortgage or Intelli mortgage? Shopping around for mortgage. They are offering lowest rates, way below Big 5. So, giving it a serious thought. Thanks!
United just extended my global services status through end of 2022. Looks like they may do that for all GS folks. Clearly having a hard time with frequent and international business travelers this year…
Hey, need referral for an intern opening at pwc. Currently in Tier 1 college with multiple internships and extra curricular with high cpga. If anyone is interested in giving me a referral pls let me know
I applied to a posting on Glassdoor. I received an email from the job poster about setting up an interview that would be through Google hangouts. The first red flag was the email looked like spam. Con
Flying out of LAX tomorrow during business travel for the first time (not my home airport) Boarding is at 6. From Torrance to delta term 2 gate, how long should I plan, fishes?
Hello Fishes , can anyone help to get a sales job In Dubai or Canada I have 5 years of exp in software sales and project management, in India . majorly handling clients from across the globe.
I'm going to be in a tax group in the summer (intern) and was wondering how a specialist tax group would fare in this economy? It's under the tax umbrella but has consulting elements (m&a tax)
Health PR fishes, Allison+Partners hiring junior and mid-level folks for growing healthcare practice. Clients include Dexcom (yes, the Jonas Superbowl ad), Dignity Health, Invitae, Health Leadership Council, PhRMA, and more. If interested DM me or send resume to email@example.com. #hiring
I am a financial services consultant (non-Big 4) with a second round interview at Deloitte (three 45 min interviews back-to-back). I have never interviewed at a Big 4 before. Any advice?
Help!! My husband and I are about to move to a new state bc I got a new (and significantly) better job, and we were planning on moving at the end of the school year as do not disrupt my stepdaughters pre school (she ends in June). Her previously uninvolved, biological birth mother just served my husband papers saying she wants visitation again - she “stepped away from being a parent” at the start of COVID when she was arrested for attacking her then boyfriend’s wife. I’m having serious concerns
Senior consultant salary + bonus at FTI Consulting? Looking at transactions practice. Chicago.
First two rounds completed. SM round pending for a month. Followed up with the recruiter every week. Both the interviews were great, and the 2nd interviewer confirmed during the interview that he is recommending for the next round. What to do in order to expedite the process? deloitte Usi S&A.
“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads” ~ Facebook data founder. Is it wrong that we idolize FAANG? Should the govt intervene in business and privacy?
Welcome to Biomedical Engineers . Unsung heros of healthcare sector who maintain best quality of instrumnet equipment analyzer for better treatment of patients.
Do all job apps require cover letters even if they don't ask for one? Many listings I've been applying only ask for a resume to be uploaded; should I still try to upload a cover letter along with resume?
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