How many days is it acceptable to have 0-3 billable hours when you know a storm is coming?
Anyone have mandatory PTO during the holidays? Our leadership is making us use PTO days if we don't have billable work between Xmas & NYE. I don't even celebrate Xmas, kind of annoyed
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).
Hey folks! Hope everyone is safe and sound. Who is working on billable work and who is on the bench ?
I can't wait 'til the day I can quit. As audit ain't nothing but bullshit. Audit programs won't be a bore. Time entry won't be a chore. Realization, billable hours will be no more.
What's your A/R per month or per quarter? Please list area of law and years of practice. So many posts about billable hours but at the end of the day, isn't it all about the dollar dollar bills y'all?
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.
Is it just me or the average billable work in infrastructure transactions has blown off steam in the last couple of weeks?
What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?
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!
In the event you don’t have enough billable hours/low on projects to fill your timesheet, you ________________
Trying to explain billable hrs to hubs. I billed 160 this month, which he said “is only 40 hr weeks” (true) - but how many hrs do you figure you “work” or are in the office to bill 150?
I’ve been working at my job for nearly 2 years and I still feel like I’m getting the short end of the stick with billable work. For example, I’m constantly doing data entry even though I have a masters degree in economics. My bosses already know that I’m frustrated with the lack of opportunity but they say there’s nothing they can do, is it time to look for a new job?
How do you get billable work? Are you constantly knocking on doors & hunting it down? Or are assignments generally given to you? Do you ever have periods of being unable to find any?
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
I just started to Bill hourly recently and getting use to it. How do you tell your client your billable rate or that you’re billing for responding emails?
Retooling as a first year from securities lit to general corporate in silicon valley. What am I in for in terms of billable hours and learning curve? How common are those 7am-12am days/working weekends?
Excluding doctors and lawyers, do you think that it is fair to say that working as a consultant is a lot more demanding that many other business jobs? (Billable hours, 24/7 availability, etc..)
Hi ladies. I work in IT consulting and we don’t typically have to put notes in for billable hours, but a few weeks ago my boss asked me to start entering notes, about what exactly I was working on for client A,B,and C. I just said sure and didn’t ask why. I found out today from other colleagues that no one else was asked to enter notes in for their time. What’s a good way to ask my boss why the new change? I’d at least like to know if I did something wrong so I can improve.
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?
Want to buy property in / near NYC. I know with covid prices in the city (I’m assuming the 5 boroughs) went down, while prices outside of the city went up. Is that enough of a move in the market to make it worth it to buy in the city (and not in Long Island for example)?
Deloitters who have left for MBB or a big 4- did you get fired when you told your leadership? How did that work? Do you now answer “yes” when asked if you’ve ever been fired from a job?
How are people "networking" now that we are wfh? I mean, you are barely even aware if people still work in the same company. Previously, you at least saw them every now and then at the office but now... They could have fired half the company and I wouldn't know
L1B to L1A then EBC1 - possible? I’m currently on a L1B at Accenture, based in US which will expire soon and getting extended. Accenture hasn’t been super helpful with my immigration inquires. I’m up for manager and debating if I should do the L1B to L1A transfer or just wait it out until my L1B expires. Do I not qualify for EBC1 since I got my L1A in the country and not prior to transferring with that 1 year managerial experience abroad?
What is the difference between getting life sciences consulting expertise at a life sciences boutique firm vs at bigger generalist firms (MBB/big 4)? How are the projects different and what type of experience do u gain?
How flexible is Deloitte with the start date because of H1b processing time? I signed the offer mid-may for July 12 because it seemed realistic enough for premium H1b transfer. But the lawyers seem slower than what I was used to and July 12 does not seem likely. Is this going to be a problem?
I’m applying Fall 2020, focusing on the GMAT for the next 6 months. I want to narrow down my list of schools by summer 2019. Are admission events still held during the spring months?
What is the base salary range in consulting ie EY, ACN, Deloitte et al for a delivery lead with 15 years of experience?
Anyone have a long distance significant other in their client city? How do you deal with expectations to see each other everyday / be out at a reasonable hour to hang out?
Would love to hear what you send your clients as a retirement gift. Is it personalized to the individual or will each client get the same thing?
Which option is better to pay for a flight? - 52000 United Miles - 35000 CSR points - $500 Trying to pick the best value option.
What's a good name for a Slack channel where we share upcoming work? Anyone got one of these at their company and if so, what so you call it to get people to participate?
Just joined google! How quickly will I be able to access benefits (401K, insurance, etc)? It isn’t available for me yet. Thank you! Google
Anyone know the exit opportunities for someone in Advisory (management consulting) but at an SDC? Have client facing experience, 1 year in consulting, working on a large compliance project...
Friend wants to join consulting for the pay. I don’t believe she has the aptitude or energy for it. We worked together in a much slower industry, and even there she complained of being overworked. I’ve sent her resources to polish up her resume and links for roles but she’s insisting on texting/long phone calls asking silly questions. Today she wants a resume review over zoom! She comes without having done her homework. How do I tell her I’ve given as much as I can? How do I decline referring?
Hi Fishes, I am 11 months experience . I recently got offer from Hashedln as Associate Devops Engineer (Intern) + Devops Engineer 1. I wanted to know about Hashedin , how is the work culture? Do we get opportunities there and how is work load there ? How is the hike ratio in hashedin?
Can I leverage an offer from Deloitte for 20% higher than my salary here at at EY or is even attempting to leverage a bad move?
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