I’m looking for feedback on PEOs, specifically for our EMEA expansion. We are taking to Globalization Partners, Velocity Global, Safeguard Global and potentially Insperity. Has anyone utilized one of these PEOs? What did you like in terms of efficiency and process and what are some watch outs? Any info would be very helpful as we vet them.
I'm non compliant on CPE by a lot, when is the cutoff date to become current? June 30 or is it the same time that utilization is cut off?
Hello! How does KPMG evaluate performance and deliver feedback on projects? Is this the main driving force behind promotions or is that based on utilization?
If I have 100% plus utilization for the performance year, but end up sitting on the bench for a couple weeks, how negatively would that impact my util? I haven’t really been unassigned much but am expecting at least a month to be available
Is 85% a good YTD utilization rate?
what is projected utilization for other firms in September? I think EY FSO-ITA is looking less than 70%
I just found out that people bill more than 8 hours in a day to help with utilization (ie. submitting 8.5 or 9 hours as a standard day). Is this common practice?
Advisory utilization targets just moved up? The "relaxed" business is becoming more like DC withought the change in salaries. Well played 👏👏
What are some utilization (billing hours) targets out there for roles with direct reports? If lower than individual contributors, do staffing levels reflect this? I.e. target is 65% billable, but still staffed at 40+ hours
McK 🐟: Which holidays does the firm observe in the US, and what utilization expectations are there for associates?
If there were a billable code for reading online Game of Thrones theories, my Monday utilization would be through the roof
I’m about to be a second year and have a core utilization of 75% (adjusted 85%). Is this really low? Is it something I could potentially get fired for? No bad reviews, and the low utilization was due
1st year auditor here in west coast office. I’m book 60 hours this week however I only worked 48 hours. We’re still waiting on supporting docs and my senior tells me to log of early. Will this impact my performance and utilization?
Just did the math. Utilization has been at almost 120% since September... No wonder I've been such a gem to be around 😂🔫
Is utilization just a tax thing?
Why do consulting firms not take a more active role in managing staff utilization? It seems like every woman for herself out there and a lot of wasted time/energy and unnecessary anxiety. Why?
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?
I’ve have had a mix of Chase Sapphire, Marriott and Amex cards for a while - since I traveled for work. Now moving to a remote role- focusing on 2 nice international family trips a year. Is it worth moving everything to an airline miles card - getting more bang for your buck with business class upgrades? Or how should I think about my CC strategy?
Hello Everyone, I am looking to hire a couple of technical sources who have a keen interest in diversity. I am building out a diversity sourcing team to support AWS AI/ML practice. Great opportunity with lots of visibility. Let me know if you are interested in learning more.
Going on a two week Italy and Greece trip (Florence and Rome in Italy, Athens Mykonos and Santorini in Greece). Most Marriott property redemptions are about 0.5c for when I want to go (mid May). Should I just use cash and pay for cheaper non Marriott hotels instead?
Hi Fishes, can someone please draw some light on the maximum package being offered by KPMG Global Services for Consultant - FDD (Deal Advisory Practice). Qualification - Chartered Accountant Experience - 2Years (PQE) Current Role - Audit Senior at EY GDS Current CTC - 10.5L
Does anyone know anything about Corporate Ventures Associate (CVA) ? Would like to know a bit about the firm, culture, comp, etc
Anyone else at JFK notice they essentially just made everyone pre check? Line was so long so they told everyone to keep everything in their bags and leave shoes on.
Westin promo offers free white tea spa set with purchase...try again Westin. You couldn’t pay me enough to forget that scent
American Airlines: Group 4 ready to board.
Looking to apply for a marketing manager position at Pinterest? Anyone from Pinterest willing to chat about the culture there or provide a referral? Thanks! Any help is appreciated.
Almost 3 yrs into covid and I still don’t understand why people stand so close to each other at the check out line. I give death stares if I find someone is too close to me. Does anyone else go through this? How do you tell someone to back the f-up but in a nicer tone?
Would you leave your job if they forced you to come in to the office during peak COVID cases??
Anyone have suggestions for holiday gifts for their secretary? I am a first year associate and one of several attorneys she works for. I have not been with the firm very long and haven’t asked her to do too much (so I don’t know her very well to get a personalized gift) but would like to send her something. Thanks!
Hi Fishes 🐠, Hope you are doing great! I wanted to reach out because I’m currently exploring new opportunities. I have 4 years of experience in project management and business operations. Please help sharing/referring if there is any PMO/Project Management you have. Just to add, I am currently serving my notice period and will be available to join after 20th Jan'22.
Hi fish, Any video game producers in the house and what’s the going rate? Looking for resumes and recos for an awesome project. Thanks!
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