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Just did the math. Utilization has been at almost 120% since September... No wonder I've been such a gem to be around 😂🔫

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Throw 10% of that my way plz

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Well cut off was March anyways. And April and May some weird math happens which I still haven't figured out.

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40 hrs/wk is the accrual baseline but we bill 45 hrs. So you can have about 6 weeks off per year for vacation/beach time/holiday shutdowns and still meet utilization

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This might be a dumb question but how do u do the math? What are the factoring totals (target billable hours in a year, etc) ?

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Fellow Deloitte people-- will a 83% utilization rate harm my YE? Up for promotion from BTA to consultant this March!

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Nothing gets me juiced like passing some schmuck on the utilization report.

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Bumble an acceptable use of my utilization hours?

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Finished 1 year at Deloitte. BTA and worked on so many initiatives and PRD hours, networked like crazy but had 50% utilization. Counselor says with the economy and stuff, may be tough news ahead...

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Been on the beach for almost 3 weeks and training next week. There goes my utilization! #kindofenjoyingbeachtimethough

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Does PTO count against your utilization at your firm? Want to take all the PTO that I deserve but utilization is gonna suck 🙄

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When you become OCD about your high utilization and don't want to take vacation

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How do I check my utilization?

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Any deloitters that joined the firm in September '15? What's ur utilization for year end review ? Mine is way under 90%. Curious about others.

So no chit there I was, in BFE standing around watching people work. #utilization.

Please stop sending me invites to join Fishbowl. I'm already here and I feel my utilization dropping rapidly!

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I love how people pride themselves with being unassigned or out or busy season ... My Utilization levels are still over 100.. Busy season until June ! #AuditLife

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So... What's your utilization looking like?

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