Why is it that anytime I’ve gotten on a proposal, those asking for help have given me a non-billable code? Is that time counting towards my utilization or am I missing something?
Anyone have an app or Excel spreadsheet they use to keep track of utilization? We just switched systems and our new system doesn’t give us a real time balance of our utilization rate (cont)
How hard should you actually work in consulting? Obviously we have utilization requirements so we work long hours but I’m tired of giving 100% of my brain power. Is there any benefit of working harder? IMO there’s an incentive to work slower
Currently on the beach and decided to go to Paris with my girlfriend..bloop I literally am not utilized for the past 2 months - might as well make the best of it 🙌
If our target utilization rate is 95% what is the actual rate wherein less than that, the firm actually lost money on me?
Quick question, YE conversations are in the 3rd week of July for me, 85% is the utilization target and I'll be at or just above 84% by the time the conversations happen. Do you think it'll be held
I’m about to be a second year and have a core utilization of 75% (adjusted 85%). Is this really low? Is it something I could potentially get fired for? No bad reviews, and the low utilization was due
I love how people pride themselves with being unassigned or out or busy season ... My Utilization levels are still over 100.. Busy season until June ! #AuditLife
Getting expertise in python/sql/R which is nice for my utilization but I really don’t want a career of coding/IT. Should I just omit these when I look for new opportunities?
Hi all, I’m looking to move in a mid size audit firm (RSM, GT other..). I am promoted to S2 in Big4. How are the hours in audit financial services ? Is it slightly better ? I’m utilized > 100% all year, averaging 60hr.
I am a senior with 40% utilization.AMA
Utilization rate this time of year?
Is taking the sabbatical offered by pwc, career suicide... in a time when utilization matters so much?
Had lower utilization this year than normal due to being rolled off and on different engagements with downtime in between. Nothing performance-related. Even though it was out of my hands (cont)
I get really anxious when I don’t have much to do at work, I start worrying I’m going to get in trouble for being under utilized.. does anyone else ever experience this?
Senior associates of PwC, what's your utilization? I want to know if I should panic about a low rating this year. I'm at 80% right now
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)
Had a vacation planned to my timeshare in St. Martin in February, hotel is pretty destroyed - flying Delta (platinum) anyone know their policy or best way to go about getting refunded / voucher?
If you started working at a company for like a year as a staff level, for example 2019-present, and this is reflected on LinkedIn, do you guys update any promotions to show it as (the date or year of promotion) -present... or just show it as 2019-present? I’ve seen people do the latter more but is that even right?
If you payback a signing bonus and have a net hit (e.g., take home on $30k signing was $20k but am repaying the $30k to leave), will you receive any sort of benefit in the following years taxes?
What will happen when we go back to normal life? I’m assuming COVID won’t be completely gone, so how will it be controlled?
PSA: Many a traveler to Mexico contract giardiasis, which is also known as Montezuma's Revenge. Signs and symptoms of giardia infection may last two to six weeks, but in some people they last longer or recur. WTF, first COVID now this 😩 who knew there was a long haul version of this 😭
Do any of you do trachs on COVID 19 positive pts? We have several patients that have been on vent for 20 plus days. Are there clinical guidelines around trachs for COVID patients?
Interviewing with PWC digital risk solutions group - any pointers on what I can expect or any knowledge from people who are familiar with the DRS group. Input on company culture would also be great.
Interviewing for a role at BP, what are they like as a firm to work at? It’d be the commercial/strategy side of the business rather than production. I understand they went thru a major re-org to be relevant for the future energy industry. How’s that going?
Currently in industry and looking to come back to consulting. Looking at KPMG, PwC and Accenture as options to recruit for. Which has really good health insurance for maternity and how good was the maternity leave for you?
Are you vaccinated? Will your students have the opportunity to be vaccinated before school starts?
I got a notification that I was selected for H1B processing back around May or June, but haven’t heard anything else. Does anyone else on the same boat? No idea what is happening.
Would it be possible to go from FP&A at a bank to investment banking without an MBA? Background includes transaction advisory and previous banking experience
We have had an extremely tough start to the year. I am second guessing my decision to continue teaching (year 20). What are some options for teachers that don’t involve the classroom or direct sale
What is the minimum type of exit offer would consider taking? (Company, Group, Salary, Position). Essentially what tips the balance towards leaving your current job?
Sick of paying for cable I don’t really use, minus live sports on the weekends, anyone have good experience with YouTube tv or PlayStation vue ?
Hi all! I currently live in LA but my wedding next year will be in my hometown of Chicago. I plan to go wedding dress shopping soon in both LA and Chicago. If I find my dream wedding dress in Chicago, I’d like to order it to be shipped to a store in LA so that I can have my fittings throughout the year without having to travel back to Chicago. However this also means I would have to fly to Chicago with my wedding dress. Has anyone been in this situation before? If so, how was the experience?
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