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In the event you don’t have enough billable hours/low on projects to fill your timesheet, you ________________

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If you are doing admin ** related to a project ** , ie: reading emails, paperwork, training, attending meeting, status, etc then that administration type work is billable project work (in most client contracts). If you spent time doing non client related work ask for a code for that.

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I’ve always just billed to our biggest client

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I always put down the 8h or expected hrs unless I work very late.

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Ask for work, and if nobody gets back to me with anything, then I’ll bill to admin. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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This is the appropriate answer. ✅

In my first job I put down my actual hours worked against those projects and put the rest in admin. My boss called me into a meeting to rethink and double check those timesheets.

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Your boss will look at what percent of your time is billable. If you’re putting Admin hours for, say, 25% or such, you’re not that profitable and job security might not be there. Better to stretch your hours by working longer on those billable projects, be generous.

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My projects dwindled a bit over the last week. Asked around if anyone needed assists-no bites. Several were released. No new k/o’s in the last 10 days. Job security is coming into question after passing first 3 mo and no response about a 3mo check in.

I look for work and ask around, go back to old ideas and develop them a bit to have them ready for future pitches, try to get a head start on some social stuff, do some spring cleaning with the files on my computer, and see if I can take can schedule some meetings w mentor and walk through work produced or a tutorial. If there’s nothing else I see if I can take care of errands off the clock till I have a new project on my plate.

How frequently are you kicked off on new projects? It was steady for me, last 10 days have been getting them out the door, few coming in.

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