This is a bit of an aside, but over the last year or two, I've noticed "career coaching" explode as a service and a field. But, like what is it? How is it different from therapy, and how should it be utilized? I'm intrigued, but don't know much about it.
What was your utilization for this year and what area of fraud/forensics are you in? Mine was 73% in eDiscovery.
My team is putting me up for promo at 4 years instead of 5 years at the firm (S2)
- high performer
- acting manager on engagement
- client advocating for me at manager role on engagement
- partner & SM support
- current manager has not been performing well, recently joined the firm a few months back from industry
- involved heavily in firm culture and resource groups.
- utilization is on track to hit target / slightly above target
Firm politics aside, What would stop me from early promo?
What is the benefit of high utilization % at PWC AC?
I joined last year and have utilization of 100%+. Wanted to know if pwc provides any incentive via hike/bonus % for this?
If NO, then going forward I will undercharge hours and get the utilization reduced to 50% or whichever is the min requirement. I dont see any reason to help firm earn more if I am not incentivized.
A lot of folks don't want to spend 12 hours a day working, especially doing busy work that doesn't get us anywhere. Sorry utilization has been low, we don't want to sit on our laptops at 6am.
Is it worth to ask the credit card company to increase the credit limit? My current debt to credit utilization is around 25%. The goal is to lower the % and improve the credit score.
Level of importance that each of these factors plays in promotion discussion: utilization, snapshots/work evaluations, internal contributions (recruiting, team bonding etc), overtime, travel, etc?
What’s the utilization rate at Deloitte? And are there culture conversations? We have this at GT and it’s a bit annoying
Deloitte tech consultants: my client utilization is 80% and adjusted utilization is >100%... target 95% refers to client or adj?
How many consultants (perhaps at M/SM level) exited to big tech, and finds the scope of work is super insignificant & your consulting/management experience under utilized?
Thoughts on jumping to a boutique that’s more utilization driven pay (bigger bonus at end of year) with our current economy?
Does this help utilization or what
Planning to give notice soon. Transferred Amex ; utilized well being and tech subsidy; sent w2 over; photos on google photos; documents on google doc. Any other must dos I might be missing?
Alvarez & Marsal can anyone speak to the PEPI - CFO services group? Is it a bunch of accounting or do you do a lot of data analytics/financial analysis? What’s groups avg utilization? How often you travel post covid? Group growing?
Ever see anyone get fired for low utilization? This dude in my group has around a 30% utilization while everyone else has 80 - 110% (I have 110%). A little annoying bc his lack of work is causing
What would prevent a staff getting promoted to senior if they had 106% utilization, BD work, great reviews..?
Anybody else have utilization concerns. 4th yr and could end up with 60%. Worried - should i start looking?
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
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Considering starting an RIA. Planning to stay affiliated with b/d. I've been in that business model more years than not, but as a solicitor for RIA. I want to own and run the show.
Just got an interview at KPMG, Human Capital Advisory.
They say there’s no Case Interview but I see a “Situational” Interview segment. Anyone have any insight or advice on that?
Moving into my own place - would you provide savings account and brokerage account as additional sources of income for an application ? I have a lot of money (more than 1Y rent) saved up because of pandemic (living at the folks place) and want to splurge a little outside 50X without having to get a guarantor.
When to jump ship? Consulting Manager in NatSec with MA, PMP, 12 yrs, and cleared...stuck at $110k. We hire SCs at more. Every year Consensus disappoints. KPMG? EY? Where to?
Accept an offer beyond your expectations (and wildest dreams) or negotiate for the experience /life long earning potential/gender gap reasons?
Current earning 85K package
Offer 130K package
I have 7 months of internship experience and currently I'm serving notice period, my LWD is 17th March, 2022. Is there any opportunity for me at your organization?
How important is " work from anywhere" for you guys? Share your thoughts in the comments Meesho
I am looking for referrals in Marketing & Communication/Market Research/Operations/Project Coordination roles. Any leads would be highly appreciated.
What's it like at RR Donnelley these days?
Any insights on Goodwin’s data privacy group?
On resigning, Apart from laptop, do we need to return laptop bag and mouse also or can we keep it?
got stood up tonight and feels bad man. so now I’m getting tequila drunk despite having a meeting with my CDs first thing in the morning
I have an offer from HCL and about to receive an offer from Deloitte INDIA.
HCL compensation- 22 LPA fixed, 2 LPA Variable, Sr Manager
Deloitte India expected - similar to HCL or 25 LPA fixed, Manager
IT Industry - 5.5 years
Total - 7 years
Tech - Intelligent Automation, AI/ML, Digital transformation
Which would be the best option for me and how is Deloitte INDIA different from Deloitte USI ?
Currently working at IBM - 16.10 LPA fixed
Anyone able to comment on their approx % increase to basic salary when moving up from Manager level to Director/Principal/Senior Manager level?
Tips to make running more enjoyable? I’ve tried many times to become a “runner” but the pain makes it miserable. I think I would really love it if I could just get past feeling like I’m dying.
Hi All, I'm currently holding 20.5lpa and working from home, Bangalore. I got an offer in Singapore with 8k SGD per month. Please suggest me if I can take this opportunity to relocate to Singapore.
One of my friends got a call from IRS for not paying taxes on his profits of 500k. Looks like Coinbase ratted him out to IRS and IRS followed the wallet to Gemini and Binance. Pay your taxes peeps.
Is anyone else getting blown up with calls/emails/linkedin messages about a market research company looking to understand tax services? They are offering $300. If anyone has responded to them, I'd be interested in knowing if it is legit.
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I got a couple of different job offers. I’m a manager in Strategy and Consulting but I’m a bit lost on which one to accept. I’ve been in three of the big 4 in the last 10 years. From the offers, some are from company’s well known globally but not really amazing benefits/strategic roles or companies not well known but great benefits and roles. I think I care too much about having a well known logo in my resume. Any advice on how to prioritize/make the right decision?
MD of my practice took me out to lunch and we started talking about climate change and he said he wasn't sold on climate change yet because the "jury was still out". 😡Should I roll off or resign?
Internal chargeable project opportunity. Nothing too exciting, but ~12 weeks of remote work... so it's pretty relaxing. Thoughts?
I am interviewing with top consultacies (MBB & tier 2) in one office but I can't join now even if I get the offer. So I plan to get the offer and then decline (I want to see if I can get the offer). Should I stop the interview process?
I might want to apply for another office at the same firm a year later. Would getting an offer now and then decline a better sign for future recruitment for another office in another country?
Anyone willing to provide referrals for MBB? For BA/associate consultant roles? Currently I'm looking to get my foot in the door, and I have a good resume and cover letter ready and am prepared for the case interviews. Hope you an help me. Thank you in advance! McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Is there a real difference between product owners and product managers in the industry? Or are the terms used interchangeably?
Is it better to leave Deloitte instead of being in USDC and earning sub-par? With Deloitte for 5 yrs and promoted to Delivery Manager this year.. Salary still 109k :( I had 2 rating this year..
At client site and I'm eavesdropping on a coaching chat by another big4 also at this client. Realizing how tacky and cliche these convos are. 🙄
Thoughts on these offers? Want to get some more eyes on the numbers and firm on top of my personal thoughts, thank you!
Cyber @ D, < 2 YOE, C, TC $80k (All Base)
1) Cyber Consulting Firm: Cyber Strat, TC $130-140k ($120 Base, 10-15% bonus), C2 level
2) A&M: IT Consulting, TC $85-?? ($85 Base, Uncapped Bonus), A1 level
3) Boutique MC: Tech Supply Chain, TC $130k ($110 Base, 20% bonus), C1 level
(Info/Post is ‘vague’ on purpose)
On a more uplifting note, what do you love about consulting? What keeps you in the game even though it can be super frustrating at times?
What should be on my PPT qualify checklist?
Anyone here who works with Protiviti within the Enterprise Data & Analytics group willing to chat about the division? Want to get a general vibe, wlb, and growth opportunities within the space. I started interviewing with them for a Manager position.
I will be spending two weeks in New Delhi, more specifically in Gurgaon. Any tips? Any suggestions?
I forgot to expense something from a few pay periods back on my last project. Would it be wrong if I expensed it now? It was a cab from the airport to the office
Has anyone else gone through this?
Was hired 6 months ago at a consulting firm with the promise of a project. Started the job and project a few weeks after. Wasn’t a long engagement as originally thought. Have been on the bench since March, people team hasn’t helped with placing me anywhere; even tho I’ve asked for multiple roles.
Got a call today to let me know that if I remain on bench rest of the month, I’ll be let go.
I’ve never been on the bench at any other consulting firm (continued)..
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