I started full time last month, should I be concerned that I’m not as busy compared to my peers that started with me? My utilization is much lower

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No, utilization is always a wash your first year

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Enjoy being on the bench and having some free time. I currently envy you 😴

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Nah

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Yep regardless of rank. You get AT LEAST 6 months to build it back up

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