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just told I need to reduce my charge hours from 45 to 40 / week. Not reducing my work scope, just amount of time I can charge. I know I shouldn't be angry, given that the bench is huge, but still sad

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gtfo I am on bench haha

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sorry to hear, I know I shouldn't be sad about reduced hours, but can't help it

Classic Deloitte always overpromising to client when it comes to sales but when it comes to utilization and bonus always find a way to not put it. F*** leadership bunch of partners who cants sell at all

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Hmm overpromising is a problem but selling is easier said than done.

It's about utilization, not the hours. You don't need 45 if you're over 95%. In fact, a very reliable source told me it will actually hurt you at year end if you are outside of the 85 to 95 range. Above or below because your case will then be reviewed manually.

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Yep it recently changed.

On behalf of Accenture: we feel you.

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Are you working 45 hours still?

more like 60 hrs per week

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You’re going to see more of this. There was recently a thread on “would you give up your bonus to save someone else’s job?” Welcome to how that happens

Same boat man. Down to 40 from 45

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