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My effective utilization since 10/1 is 158.3%. If my counselor asks me why I didn’t achieve my lead goals this cycle I’m gonna flip a table.

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Your counselor really cares about your goals?

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Perfect QB rating

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Fuck utilization

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But what about productivity?

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They make the goal higher though than using full utilization so it really is all the same at the end of the day

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Idk, this is the first lead cycle.

What was the utilization goal?

There isn’t one but my peer group eff utilization is 98% for the same period.

I mean I don’t charge over budget.

*i don’t charge over budget unless I’m tracking it as out of scope.

What do y’all consider “effective” util? In my group we just use straight util.

@KPMG1, it’s chargeable hours/(available hours - vacation/holidays/sick/leave)

Can't upvote OP enough.

Basically why haven’t you done any internal initiatives?? You’ve only had 65 hours of client work for the past 3 months. Jfc

Effective util seems like it can be gamed real easy. The people who roll over the most leave at year-end will always have a leg up on their peers for this metric since their denominator will be smaller (assuming they use all the PTO).

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