So my friend at PwC said they’re having “utilization concerns” and think it might negatively impact them come EoY… here’s my question - why do firms track this if staffing ultimately has your fate? I don’t think we track this, which makes sense to me because staffing says “hey you’re going to be doing X for date Y-Z.” How can you benchmark people on something driven by business demand?
Will the inability to speak the local language fluently in a country like Germany or Japan definitely impact utilization negatively below manager level?
If you join in the middle of the year, does your utilization get adjusted? If so, when does it show up on Staffit? I've been here since may and have been utilized since day 3, yet TOD shows me at 58%
Snuck out of work. Turned off my phone. Just bought tickets for Avengers: Endgame. Fuck utilization
How much utilization is "too much" utilization?
PwC peeps: I have over 135% utilization. Has anybody used G&A code instead of the vacation code? Since I don't see that I'll be on the bench anytime soon and that 30% has to go somewhere. Tips, ideas?
Deloitte be like: Your safety is our #1 priority.....but so is utilization becau$e year end is around the corner
Will a sabbatical affect your utilization?
New hire question: How can I increase my utilization to meet target? Even if I work 40 hrs a week because of my hire date I'll miss the target by 4%.
Anyone switched from Deloitte to Guidehouse? Any pros/cons between the two? (e.g. utilization differences, differences in bus dev expectations)
Are utilization targets strict at every consulting firm? I know we complain a lot at Deloitte but I’m not sure if it’s the same everywhere
What are firms utilization and sales expectations for manager? My sales for first year manager is 1m and utilization is 70%. Is this generally normal, lenient, or aggressive? I’m at a small boutique ~100 people
Do airline bathrooms average the highest utilization of any public bathrooms? Every time I go in its wall to wall w dudes dropping heat. Ladies is this the same for you?
Worked really hard on some work only for it to be discarded/not get utilized. Super demotivated right now...how can I change my mindset to feel better?
For utilization, if the denominator is fixed to 2080 (40 x 52), there is no way you can be a 100% utilized even if you're staffed throughout the year and bill 8 hours per business day?
Does this help utilization or what
I’m 2.5 weeks out of training and haven’t been utilized to the full extent. I haven’t been staffed and rarely have been asked to complete smaller one-off projects. Who should I talk to? MD? Associate? Other analysts? Broader question is ‘how do I ask for work?’
I'm currently looking for a Social Media Director who will independently manage the entire social presence of two Italian liquor brands, carrying out the brand vision with minimal guidance from the client across a variety of platforms. The agency is based in NYC, but are open to remote workers. DM me for more details or if you know someone who might be interested. Thanks!
What are hours like in B4 advisory (IT, AAS, risk mainly)? Considering west coast positions
Need advise on H1b- I’m currently on L1b and received an Approval Notice for H1b previously. I have not gone back to my home country to activate the H1b. Recently I got a news that I’m getting...
Thoughts on Pereira in NYC? It’s probably mostly WFH right now but generally speaking what’s the vibe, especially in Production?
What does MBB do if H1B transfer is denied?
Sometimes when I feel like I'm having just an average day and my boss's skype says out of office I'm scared she has some kind of sixth sense about it and is on her way to come fire me. Anyone else?
Interviewed for a position that I don’t have much interest. Should I send a thank you message?
Deloitte new hire - offer said eligible for 23% bonus - how realistic is it that it would get that high? Let’s assume I’m smart and hard working with a self-starter initiative taking mentality 😊
"Writing assignment" request for a lit lateral candidate. Already gone through 3 rounds of interviews and provided a writing sample. Is this normal? Amlaw 100.
Anyone have any experience with Morgan Franklin consulting specifically the transactions services team? Interested in a comparison vs public specifically audit (WLB, travel, etc)
Atlantans (or anyone!) - thoughts on visiting and/or living in Serenbe? Considering buying a property there to half live in (with us being WFH, I need a change of scenery), half AirBnB. Trying to gauge if people still like visiting there, or if I’m off base😂 I’m not looking to make a lot of money on it but would simply like 50-75% of expenses covered. I’m not trying to get in on a bad real estate deal though so would love some perspectives!
I just got into reading books, any suggestions to start with? Which could help to increase media/marketing knowledge.
Does anyone have any input regarding Wilson Elser? I just got an offer there that is slightly higher than the ID firm I currently work for (typically referred to as Florida’s defense mill). Because the offer isn’t much higher than my current salary, I’m really on the fence. I was also looking for a more recognized firm that allows for better work-life balance. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Hat to a job interview = good/bad?
Waited two months to hear back from EY for a role that said online and from the recruiter they wanted to progress me to the next steps in the hiring process. Even did the hire Vue video and phone screen. Woke up today to find out they are going a different direction. Thanks for dragging me on. That’s cold
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