FDD folks, do you work often over the weekends ? If yes, can you give an idea of how many weekends? I heard utilization rate was around 80-90% is it true ? Just trying to compare with audit hours.. thanks !
On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Alvarez & Marsal - What’s the average/target utilization (billable utilization) percentage for a Senior Associate in PEPI?
EY Utilization.... what's your full Utilization YTD? Specifically interested in other managers or senior managers.
How many hours are considered 100% utilization for S3/S4? Are we based off 40 or 45 now in SaT?
What are benchmarks for good/bad utilization %. How do I know if I have a healthy % or not?
Curious...currently at 60% utilization PY. Some things on the pipeline but I don't feel particularly confident that them. What's considered dangerously low? Genuine advice?
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
Why do holidays count against utilization?
Will the inability to speak the local language fluently in a country like Germany or Japan definitely impact utilization negatively below manager level?
I've been in the world of consulting for several years; amazed at how much more analysts and others feel the need to be constantly utilized. Seeing posts about how holidays impact the metric (cont'd)
Will a sabbatical affect your utilization?
Have been over 100% utilized YTD until rolling off 3 weeks ago. My practice's leads in the pipeline keep evaporating and now the closest possible engagement is at least 2-3 weeks out. (Cont)
For those in TAS/FDD, is anyone being pulled into other work (like audit or even PPP)? Or is it more common to be unassigned/have low utilization when things are slow?
What are firms utilization and sales expectations for manager? My sales for first year manager is 1m and utilization is 70%. Is this generally normal, lenient, or aggressive? I’m at a small boutique ~100 people
Has anyone utilized Worthy Bonds. Apparently the bonds are secured by the small businesses inventory they loan to. Right now my HYSA is about 1% and they are offering 5%.
What can I do in the next 4 months to boost my chances? Shooting for HSW and MIT, and want to do Tech/VC/Entrepreneurship after MBA. Background: Asian female, 3 YOE at big 4 consulting by round 1 deadline this year, 4 YOE by enrollment time Stats: GMAT 740, GPA 3.9 from big 10 public school Rec: those who know me well went to T20-25, those who went to M7 don't necessarily know me well EC: strong undergrad club leadership, none outside of firm initiatives since I started consulting
How do sell side equity research analyst people think about their buy side clients? Is there lots of ranting/complaining?
I just had an employee tell me they are on the verge of quitting due to burnout- actually going to quit but was told to talk to HR for options (we don't have any in place). The manager wants to keep them as they are one of our best employees. Any recommendations on how to help alleviate burnout when the cause is from customers rather than the company? Is it worth it to let the employee leave and spend months looking for a replacement causing more stress/burnout with others?
I get interrupted a lot at work now that we are virtual. I don't feel like this happens to everyone else in my team as much, meaning folks tend to let them talk longer. So I've reduced my contribution and talk less. But then others make the same point I'm thinking and would normally have said. So now I just look like a silent non-contributor or someone who gets interrupted a lot. Office/team culture is generally good, respectful and peaceful. How do I change this? What can I do differently?
Considering becoming a CFP and CFA but I’d like to know what the job market looks like. For those of you who are practicing, how long were you searching for a job and are you satisfied with your experience thus far?
Has anyone ever had services done at Planned Parenthood? I need to get a pelvic ultrasound (not pregnancy related) that isn’t covered by my insurance so would be $500 at my current OB... (continued)
I've seen folks around here ask for referrals to companies. I'm looking for a referral to KPMG's Data & Analytics practice at an equivalent level to EY manager (currently S3 here on track for promotion this upcoming year). How does that process usually work on this app? I'm open to other consulting firms as well but already have referrals for most of my targets. I specialize in AI & ML and my differentiator is being able to effectively translate between executives and data scientists.
Time for a come to Jesus moment... Think about this from a timeline perspective Which B is which in MBB? It's time we do a double click into this What's harder to get into than Harvard? WWG1WGA, but let's not boil the ocean Q
Hello I am a commerce graduate I am thinking of doing data science diploma from upgrad Can you guys help me with its worth and if the course is appropriate and do-able for me and is upgrad a good platform to pick up?
How to get my project to not extend me after my wedding/honeymoon?🤔 want to beach it for awhile
Does it bother you that the job market is so faddish? When I left college (pre-crisis) most wanted to work for a bank or MBB. Now all I hear about is FANG (but mostly G) and startups.
One of my employees is the only one in the firm who knows how to use a critical piece of outdated software. I overheard them speaking about accepting a job interview. Should I get them to train another employee?
How good is the KPMG brand name for exit opps?
Message me for a referral to Numerator as we’re hiring fast! Data/tech company recently acquired by Bain Capital hiring consultants, analysts, etc.
Interviewing for a senior consultant role at Deloitte with 4 YOE in commercial advisory. Currently making 100k as a senior 2 in risk. What range should i expect/ask? Tier 2 city
Hmmm… As an art director I wish my book is “cooler”. Even tho i get feedbacks saying my work is beautiful. Unless you work on more youthful brands like adidas or converse, It’s hard to make aesthetically edgier looking work.
Planning a trip to Maine with my gf- any recs for places to see, things to do, etc.? We definitely want to check out Portland and Acadia National Park
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