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I’ll be short of RSM’s billable hours goal of 1600 by around 300 hours by the end of fiscal year end. How fucked am I?

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It’s only one data point. Tell your story. If you are not getting scheduled because no one likes your work then hours are not your problem. Hours are in fact almost never a problem for staff. It’s either a management problem or a performance problem

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Transferred to another office in middle of year and RM didn’t staff me the first 5 weeks in new office

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Your raise won’t be good. Learn from it and find more billable hours next year. Don’t wait for the hours to find you

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That's where relative comes in. Where they staffing other people instead of you or was the office just slow? Did you ask for more work proactively?

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Crappy raise most likely.

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Happened to me. Wasn't my fault. Didn't get in trouble but didn't get a raise either.

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Follow up question: does RSM compare your hours to budgeted or straight up 1600?

1300 hours isn't great if you're a staff 2 up for promotion. Most offices are 1800+ goals too.

Depends on where you are relative to other people in your office.

What if I just wasn’t given enough hours during the year?

Better get working!

What office are you in that has a staff requirement of 1600 hours? My advisees are at 1800-1850 and my manager goal is 1650

Speciality group maybe?

You can have some of mine.

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