Deloitte folks, what is your year to date client billable hours ? Disclose your level as well please.
A&M fishes do you feel pressure while taking vacations as your comp is tied to billable hours? Also what’s the policy on remote work, can people work from another country (eg. Canada or Europe ) for a few days if they are supporting during US work hours. Big 4 is strict about international work location, so just curious.
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.
I’m wondering whether and how other firms credit time spent by associates on business development for purposes of meeting the annual billable hours target. Is such time fully credited?
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
Ah! If the clients ever realize the number of billable hours wasted on making slides just ‘look’ pretty!!!!
Just got into a full time grad program for international affairs that starts in January of 2021. (completely changing careers). I need to stay working at my firm until then and possible after to get the billable hours for my CPA. I passed all 4 exams and I refuse to give let that go to waste...... how do I tell my employer I'll be going to school in a way that they'll still let me work part time? Extremely nervous they're just going to let me go.
Do you count Sundays as a weekday? Somehow I always end up with an ASAP billable work. Not complaining, just making observations.
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
How many days is it acceptable to have 0-3 billable hours when you know a storm is coming?
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.
What happens if you don’t hit your billable hours? I am a first-year that had a very slow February and slow start to March. I’ve been reaching out to various teams for work but things seem slow now & I’m worried that I’m not going to hit my 1800 target.
Which offer would you choose? 1) $135k, 1900 billable hours, formidable and growing mid-sized firm in the city; or 2) $145k, 2000 billable hours, biglaw but not a prestigious one?
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.
How do you all track your billable hours? Want to move away from an excel sheet I manually update. Do you guys use software?
My HR rep told me that to apply for your CPA license in MA you only need 1 year of work experience, not 2009 billable hours. Didn't sound right- can anyone confirm/deny?
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
In the event you don’t have enough billable hours/low on projects to fill your timesheet, you ________________
If you keep track of your non-billable time, how much detail do you put in your time entries?
My current job doesn’t offer free health insurance but they’ll pay up to 60%. I’ve never looked for health insurance but wondering where I can find the best coverage?
I am all for equal rights and inclusion and diversity. If we are going to have real change. I need some insights from women fish. Why is it if the internet is down, computer or TV is acting up, it is my fault because I have a penis? This holds true from a diverse set of females - my mother, wife, daughter, etc. When is this inequality going to be addressed?
Who’s hiring for Jr AD’s? Or interns?
How are folks thinking about permanent life insurance? 45, making let’s say for example (not my exact numbers): $1M per year, not yet vested in pension. Was thinking need to replace the post tax take home, about $550k NPV’ed at 5% to age 55, so that’s like $3.2M. Maybe pension is worth $2.5M so I think that means I should have $5.7 total you want death to have no financial impact. Also was going to do $1M of that in perm w/ LTC rider. Sound right?
Does partner comp vary across the big4?
Potentially silly questions but when people generally say that you have to be at MBB to make the jump to PE, are these folks doing PE type work like diligence or something relevant or are they doing more broad type of consulting and getting into PE because they have the MBB brand?
Booked a 48 hr trip to Orlando cause it was cheap ($120 round trip from dc!) just to get some warmth. Anything I must do? Staying at the ritz. Traveling alone. 32m single.
Looking for insights into / feedback on datadog. Just got pinged by a recruiter and looks like they are a pretty solid firm. Any thoughts on prospects / company culture etc. this opportunity is with their marketing team. Thanks!!
Looking at lateralling due to some organizational chaos at my firm. How have you lot gone about researching office culture etc. at potential landing spots?
Someone could talk about STEAM? activities and how to use this kind of learning in the classroom.
Hi Can anyone Reffer me for the new role. I have total experience:7.5 yrs Current location:Noida Open to relocate Gurgaon,Pune Current Role: Sr TA manager Email id: email@example.com Current CTC:10.20 LPA fix Please Reffer me.. Thank you..!
I interned and started my career all within the confines of quarantine. Any tips for standing out when all you’ve known is remote work?
Are MBB/consulting experience + technical masters (e.g., data science, CS) ever complementary when looking at exit opps, or are they too different to overlap (or, in other words, will the former have been a waste of time if pursuing the latter)?
Comp noob here. Do all startups (Series C) offer RSU/ ESOPs? 8yoe. Will be joining as a team leader part of the growth team. If they don’t, should I ask/ insist? Anyone able to share experience?
43/F traveling solo to Monterey, CA this Friday for a weekend conference. This will be my first vacation in 6 years. I've been to Cannery Row and the aquarium but that's about it. Any recommendations for good restaurants/things to do?
How do you make snowboarding trips more affordable? First timer and can drive to mammoth/lake tahoe so that saves on airfare, but b/w just the 2.5hr lesson, gear rental, clothing rental, and 3 day lift tickets, that’s $1000 alone. I wanna do it before my body can’t handle an activity like that (I have patellar tendonitis, herniated disc) but man, this trip is costing more than half of what I predict one of our Euro trips next year will cost. No wonder I never went growing up 😔
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