New to EY. Does internal projects count towards your utilization goals?

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Hahahahahaha 😂

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Certain investments give you utilization credit but are approved beforehand and would only add to utilization at the end of the year

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Nope

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Welcome! Not unless the project is an approved investment

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What EY2 said - it's called adjusted utilization, just ask your EM or manager

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Hell no. And the util credit for some internal initiatives is just pity util designed to keep people quiet but leadership knows it wasn't chargeable

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Let's be clear--are you referring to internal ENGAGEMENTS? Or internal initiatives? This may help clarify

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For 3-4 months, then probably. I've done that before and had utilization for it. Ask the PPED you're doing the work for a code

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I was in a full time PMO project and it showed up in my ARMS. But it was not chargeable and considered BD.

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If there's an engagement code and it's a chargeable one, yes, you are fine for utilization. You're probably on the internal program that a good chunk of the advisory folks are on. Welcome aboard!

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Good point, EY5. Asking the better questions here.

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EYG engagements are usually billable - when you do your time sheet I always check if the code given is purple haha

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@EY2, approved investment counts??

And how do you know if it is an approved investment?

It isn't unless you're staffed full time on it and are told specifically that it is. Also, your practice lead would need to approve

Your manager should be able to tell you if the wbs is chargeable

yes it can be in some instances

Long term Internal Engagements like 3-4 months

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