My utilization has been so low since COVID closed off the offices. Should I be worried? Should I reach out to my relationship/career coach? Change to another group/line of service??
Alvarez & Marsal - What’s the average/target utilization (billable utilization) percentage for a Senior Associate in PEPI?
Hi Bain 🐠, how does utilization look like for AAG guys? Any distinction in terms of Marketing Science and Data Science? Which one will give you more mileage, exposure, in your opinion?
How much is utilization factored into raises?
What’s everyone’s utilization? Mine was over 100% the last few months, curious to see how others are doing.
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
I️ don’t want to be tied to a single technology and would like to have a breadth of experience and freedom. Although it seems the only way to get utilization is through a single tech piece. Continued
If you join in the middle of the year, does your utilization get adjusted? If so, when does it show up on Staffit? I've been here since may and have been utilized since day 3, yet TOD shows me at 58%
Campus hire here and have been staffed on my first project for about 5 months now. Pretty much 90% of my work stream team has either quit or rolled off this project bc of our manager. Feeling very under utilized, no clear trajectory in terms of project role, dealing w/ a manager who is not helpful whatsoever, and in turn suffering from severe lack of fulfillment. Have you been in a similar situation? How did you navigate through it? I’d really appreciate any advice or insight.
Looking at the way people are laid off, utilization is just one part of it. It's so hard to pin point what is (proper consultants let go from projects, etc..)
Should I worry abt utilization in1st year? I'm on fed tax but nobody gives me work. I found state tax stuff to do but I'm don't want to be on salt forever.. should I ask for more state stuff?
Agency leaders my question for you is simple, what’s yo target metric for utilization of talent at your org? Talent being designer / developers / creatives.
I pity those who revel in the "accomplishment" of have 100+ YTD utilization. Y'all got suckered by the firm.
I’d love some advice: I’ve been an iOS dev for about 6 years now, and am moving into a Lead role in a few months. I never got a BS or BA, as I dropped out to work full time my sophomore year. I’ve decided to go back to school for a degree in Cybersecurity, as I think I’d be bored doing a basic CS degree at this point, and I think Cybersecurity is super interesting. Am I wasting my time? And when I get the degree, should I stay in iOS/mobile or try my hand at cyber? More detail in comments.
Are Deloitte layoffs over after tomorrow? S&O just let go 10-15% of the work force. More to come?
What’s the best way to excuse yourself from the office if you have interviews lined up all week? I can only have so many vet appointments…
Hi All, Recently got the opportunity to "grow our ESG/CSR" practice at a small regional consulting firm, due to my recent grad certification in sustainable strategy. Wondering where I should focus us as a services industry for big impact - we have a large product innovation, engineering area, and know in the past we've had a lot of lip service to clients and only recorded ESG for their compliance. Hoping to make a big difference and include CSR/Sust audits for our client projects! Any tips?
Anyone know if mck, bcg or any other strategy shops are hiring in Canada? Have CPA and a sme in EPM/CPM, FTOM, FP&A, Digital finance.
Got a phone screen with Amazon - accepting any and all good vibes that it goes well. It's a great role for me and while I don't want to relocate I really want this job!
I am a second year associate and i Recently got pulled out of my busy season and 10/31 year end job. I have no jobs booked after the pwc year end. Wondering if this relates to early promotion?
Is MBB still on a hiring spree? What about for analysts? 1 YOE looking for greener pastures. Did my due diligence and checked Fishbowl but didn’t see any posts from the last few weeks.
How much do you spend on bday presents for kids when your kid goes to a party? 2-7ish yr range. Not close friends, just classmates?
hi guys, I had given technical interview @amdcos around 2 weeks back and a day later after interview, i got a call from hr saying i have cleared the interview. they asked for all documents. haven't heard form them after. how much time does amdocs usually take to send proposed salary structure/offer letter after document submission for experienced professional?
Want do a “mini-moon” (3-6 day trip) to the Caribbean after my wedding in January. What are the Marriott resorts that you recommend?
an old CD of mine is slowly turning into an Illuminati/coronavirus conspiracy theorist with each post on FB. Its sad to see but I can't stop refreshing to see what crazy thing he will post next.
Quick question from a semi new attorney: filed a case against an insurance company and a third party, one of the claims is a federal claim. There’s no complete diversity, so defense counsel moved to remove the case to federal court based on federal question jurisdiction. If the federal issue gets dismissed later on, SMJ is gone and we have to move the case back to state court. Does this sound correct to the rest of you?
I am looking to gain certification or other credentialing in diversity and inclusion, not only because it would look good on my resume both for future job-search purposes and also to become better educated in this area, which is growing in importance. I looked at SHRM's "Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential" and got a bit of "sticker shock" at the cost - $1,655.00 for members. Does anyone have other suggestions on training/credentialing in this area?
How long does it typically take from final interview to offer letter at KPMG for experienced hires?
Interested in learning about opportunities in gift,trust, estate and individual tax. Any advice on trainings or openings?
How much do (1) CPA and (2) MaCC (from a reputable school) actually matter in exit opportunity applications/interviews? Do they differentiate or more just get you door? I am an A1 trying to think f how to differentiate myself for good opportunities post-b4
The supervising partner just *doesnt* follow up on my questions when trying to respond to client inquiries. Even when clients start getting frustrated… is there a point where I should just light a prayer candle and just send my answer to the client?
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