How much is utilization factored into raises?
“You need to work more hours to increase your utilization, but be mindful of the hours you’re charging. We need to be efficient with the budget.” Oh... ok.
Anyone switched from Deloitte to Guidehouse? Any pros/cons between the two? (e.g. utilization differences, differences in bus dev expectations)
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%
Consulting firms, how does your company use utilization as a performance metric? And what are your targets (e.g, Junior practitioners vs senior)
What’s everyone’s utilization? Mine was over 100% the last few months, curious to see how others are doing.
Agency leaders my question for you is simple, what’s yo target metric for utilization of talent at your org? Talent being designer / developers / creatives.
Should I worry abt utilization in1st year? I'm on fed tax but nobody gives me work. I found state tax stuff to do but I'm don't want to be on salt forever.. should I ask for more state stuff?
Campus hire here and have been staffed on my first project for about 5 months now. Pretty much 90% of my work stream team has either quit or rolled off this project bc of our manager. Feeling very under utilized, no clear trajectory in terms of project role, dealing w/ a manager who is not helpful whatsoever, and in turn suffering from severe lack of fulfillment. Have you been in a similar situation? How did you navigate through it? I’d really appreciate any advice or insight.
The 3 weeks of pto that do not affect utilization are also for USDC? I took a 6 days recently and my utilization went down…
I pity those who revel in the "accomplishment" of have 100+ YTD utilization. Y'all got suckered by the firm.
Why are audit associates evaluated based on utilization but audit engagements are evaluated based on “profitability” even though the engagements are a fixed fee? There seems to be a direct conflict of incentives between associates and the rest of management.
What time frame is used to measure our utilization metric? I'm pretty sure it's not our fiscal year, but sometime around April '16 - March '17?
How do I tell my coach that my depression and crying half the day is why my utilization is lower than expected :( she set up a meeting for tomorrow and I have anxiety
Can anyone tell me what the utilization targets are for each level within Federal Advisory and Federal Consulting at Deloitte? How different than Commercial?
Anyone else struggling with wfh during busy season? I have no way to understand productivity relative to other new hires and feel like i am under utilized
At your firm what’s the denominator on utilization? 2080? Or is it calculated after provided PTO, sick days, holidays, etc. (e.g. at 9 weeks of PTO/sick/holidays, would be 1720)?
Any good points utilization services that people have used and can recommend? I have tons of points scattered across programs and want to do a big trip next summer. Thanks!
Have any US 🐠 gone abroad for their MBA? Looking at LBS / HEC. Pros, cons? Not looking to exit into MBB, FAANG.
How much time does pwc recruiter take to tell about a decision after the loop interviews?
Do vendors provide the agency with a pre-pro book prior to the shoot if it’s a simple drop kit, taking head? Not sure if there’s a need for it since it’s not a complicated shoot (single cam, direct shot to talent answering questions) but wanted to get a sense. Client wants a meeting the day before the shoot to talk about the production (which we have done a few times already), so not sure if it makes sense to have a formal PPB for this meeting. Thoughts?
The hiring manager called to congratulate and said should be getting the offer in the email without disclosing any details. How to negotiate in this case?
Anyone interviewed with Facebook, ideally for Product roles? Have an initial interview, want to understand how best to prepare. Thanks! Facebook
If I accepted an offer from one employer and initiated the h1b transfer but received a better offer from another company before the h1b was approved, can I say no to the employer who filed h1b and start h1b transfer with the new employer? Asking only from immigration constraints perspective, understand the risk of saying no and burning bridges etc.
Hi, I have cleared hackerank coding challenge, I have another 2 round of interview that is technical on Friday for the post of frontend engineer... How difficult this round will be, or what kind of questions I can expect (general or advanced).
How do you feel about your firm's benefits package, on retirement (401K), PTO, parental leave, and health insurance? Curious to see whether and how you think your firm needs to make adjustments.
Which agencies in NYC use their data departments for more than monthly reporting ? And are you hiring ?
Which consulting firms sponsor for a full MBA. I’ll start 1. Deloitte - sponsors MBA - need to work for two years post MBA in the firm.
Junior associate in a big firm, slowly transitioning to a mid level role. In these slow times, wondering about client development. I know no one is expecting to bring in clients during this pandemic, but any general advice for how young associates can get an impressive and effective head start on business development that could actually lead to new clients? What do firms and clients actually care about (networking in and out of your firm, certifications, speaking engagements, etc)?
downgraded my csr (had for 5 years) to chase freedom unlimited, waited 5-6 days, applied for csp to get the 100k bonus. my application is “under review.” did this happen to anyone else who churned successfully?
Is it rational to want to leave because I don't want to travel? Been on the bench & it has me thinking that something local would be much more suitable for me. Should I explore firm options first?
Hello my little fish sticks. I just wanted to say that I believe in you and that this is your day I can feel it. Oh and if you are desperately hiring for talent I can be that mistake.
Does anyone know someone that lives the consultant travel life, out of a van? I’d love to be able to bike and ski non-stop on the weekends
Folks who are on a H1/L1 visa, how do you handle the income out of a rental property? Do you hire a property manager? How much would they charge approximately and is it worth it?
For folks exiting to FAANG / Product at start ups or really any hot company. How do you go about networking to get the interview? Do you apply then cold email someone you may have an “in”with, or are you picking say 10 companies and then having warm contacts there that you’ll ping when you see a job. I’ve been passively looking for jobs but zero luck, I only want to leave for the right fit. Big 4 here so feel my brand won’t auto get me an interview like mbb/t2
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