what is the annual billable hours requirement for a manager/senior manager at KPMG? And is it enforced?
Fired without severance...haven’t signed anything yet. Is severance something that can be negotiated with HR? I have a call with them on Monday to discuss.
What the most outrageous billable hours you can confirm at your firm? Just learned from a partner that the highest billers at my firm came in at 3600, 3500 and 3200. Seems fishy to me.
Accenture HR: When a prospective employer runs a background check, does HR tell them reason for leaving (quit, fired, etc.) or just dates of employment? Was fired in September and wondering if I am required to tell them (upon asking why there’s a gap) if I was fired or just that I decided to leave.
Anyone looking for a freelance graphic designer or illustrator? Just got laid off, and could use something to hold me over.
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
How are people "networking" now that we are wfh? I mean, you are barely even aware if people still work in the same company. Previously, you at least saw them every now and then at the office but now... They could have fired half the company and I wouldn't know
Leaving the firm for grad school in a month. Trying to get a severance package but recently got a new career counselor. Do I tell her I'm going to grad school in a month? Or keep my mouth shut until I
Would you get fired if you edit your department partners’ picture and send it to your colleague?
I can't wait 'til the day I can quit. As audit ain't nothing but bullshit. Audit programs won't be a bore. Time entry won't be a chore. Realization, billable hours will be no more.
I struggle like crazy staying on track for billable hours. I will work 10.5 hours and look back at my day and 6 of it was billable. Tips for doing better about this?? I have minimums to meet and this is not sustainable
[1/2] Hi all, I apologize because I know there have been posts on this bowl with similar subject matter recently, but I really need advice. I am at a risk of losing my job at the end of this month if I don’t make some changes to my work performance, specifically meeting my monthly billable hour requirement. My work and my work product is not an issue - my partner has repeatedly commended me on everything I produce, but my billable hours are seriously lacking.
Layoffs and furloughs thread. What firms are cutting and furloughing? Across all industries.
Would you tell your younger self to go into advertising? I’ve already experienced anxiety, sexual harassment from my male bosses, and a layoff...
Analysts who left in their 1st year either (voluntarily or laid off) where did you end up and how long did it take you? Consulting isn't for me and I'm obviously only eligible for entry level roles
What happens when you get laid off? Do you get to stay until the end of the day? Do you say goodbye to people or try to leave without anyone noticing?
What's everyone hoping to get for Christmas? I got my present early: five months of billable work to start off 2016.
Curious about how many hours plaintiffs litigation attorneys work on average per week. I’m a defense attorney and billable hours don’t make for the best work life balance. Thanks in advance.
Best way to reduce taxes on severance pay? Receiving bonus and severance, tips for saving money. Open to charity etc. I’m afraid that most of this will go into taxes. I will max out my IRA.
Today marks 6 months since my dad died from Covid. Thinking about all of you who lost loved ones during this difficult time
What is the relationship between amount of work sold and bonus, and at what level does that start to matter?
What are the best virtual tools for CM? I've used intuition and visual assessment prior to COVID. Now we find we need to more trust on how the client views the change needed (or not recognizing the need).
Very thankful to have a week each month remote on my project. Let's be real, we don't need to be on the client site every week.
Want to make my next career move in product design and was eyeing Capital One .. does anybody know how much Capital One Canada pays their entry level product designers? I’ve heard mixed signals in regards to their compensation structure … would love to hear about work culture as well.
Anyone in NYC hiring Junior Creatives?
Anyone given the Googlyness and Leadership interview? What kind of questions are asked?￼
What is the normal interview process for consultant coming in through experienced hire process? I was told 5 separate rounds of behavioral and 1 single case. Is that right?
If I can’t earn airline or hotel status, might as well get top tier status with Chick-Fil-A. Does this mean I’ve made it? And don’t judge the points—I just used a bunch of them. Lol
My team: can we have a call with you? (4:30pm CT). Client: no I have a meeting and then I'm gone for the day. (Me: lol smh)
Looking for new HR opportunities, either remote (ideally east coast time) or in NC. Please reach out if you know of places hiring or can refer! Have been applying and interviewing, but nothing concrete yet. Would love some help!
Actually am getting pretty comfortable with this WFH arrangement. dont wanna jinx it 😬😬😬
I’d love some help thinking through this. I’m currently renting for $1600 base ($1800 total) and live in the least desirable part of town, and expect it to raise to about $2k/month. I was planning to buy my first property in the city and Airbnb part of it, but it will take me about a year to save up the cash (~$500k starting). Eventual goal is to move more rural but trying to build to FI. I found a property in my ideal dream location for $280k but it needs work, and can’t Airbnb it. Continued
‘‘‘Tis the season for the layoffs
Last week joined in hcl. I got better opportunity in other company.If I abscand in hcl.does it any problem?still I have not assigned to any project , iam in Bench now?
Has anyone exited from Management Consulting in KPMG to Microsoft Consulting services? Keen to hear of opinions primarily around quality of work, WLB, Pay, bonus and work culture. Any opinion/ view is greatly appreciated.
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
How do people feel about this? Last time I checked, snitches get stitches. But at this point there is more at stake? Coronavirus lockdown: Would you report people who break the rules? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-52525463
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