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Lowkey confused, I joined the firm in July and both my standard & adjusted utilization are at 50%. Is this good?

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Huh, how? I joined recent too but my utilization around 20-25%

Idk how it works but I’ve been billable since week 3 and I just started billing 45hrs last week.

Utilization your first year isn’t really in your control. Typically if they hire you (even as experienced) they’ll have a project for you and also you have to do mandatory training

Same, kinda get paid like a M and don’t really think I’ll be up for M until like year 2-3 realistically.

No, it's not good. BUT your utilization doesn't matter the first year. Low util the first year is entirely reflective of management and talent folk rather than you

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