What’s everyone’s utilization? Mine was over 100% the last few months, curious to see how others are doing.
HR: Everyone should submit time daily My Team: Wait 2 weeks then guess-timate that thang
What if you could convert miles into monthly utilization? What would be the exchange rate?
Is it normal to be “available” during the summer as an a2 going into a3, little nervous about utilization.
How can utilization encourage efficiency? I have a 30hr code and I finished the work in 5hr. If I charge 5, the write up gives credit to the partner and my utilization suffers.
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
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 are people that have a downturn in their utilization using time to develop new HC skills and competencies? What resources are you finding helpful?
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?
Deloitte peeps.. when is the cutoff date for utilization that will be counted for our YE review?
Just started at the firm a month and half ago and snapshots are already happening soon. How important are they? I’ve had pretty low utilization, so I’m kinda nervous as an experienced hire
Are holidays (unlike vacation days) excluded from the denominator of the utilization formula?
“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.
How does promo work in advisory c to sc promo? My coach had discussion with panel that I am ready for promo... but my utilization is garbage....
Looking for a mentor and or general guidance to discuss career progression within Human Resources. I currently have 3 years of HR experience and I am looking to tap into another function of HR, specifically compensation and benefits. To date I’ve dabbled in recruitment and am excited to learn about your HR career progression!
If I'm looking to have the CFP completed 12-18 mths from start date, what would be a solid prep course/program you guys would recommend? Any pref to online classes vs. in-person classes?
If Donald trump works from Trump Tower two days a week, is he remote and WFH? As his client, I am not ok with that since his billable rate is really high.
Does Salesforce (and its acquisition companies like Tableau and Slack) top up RSUs each year in addition to the original RSU grant at signing?
If someone does not have access to LinkedIn Learning, do you have any free recommendations on how they could develop their leadership skills?
Guys , how much salary I can expect from big 4. Current - 15 lpa fixed Yoe - 5 yrs Tech -- Oracle fusion financials Please Suggest
Any ACCA students register for an exam using the new website? No combo of dates or locations ever works under 'Add Exam'.
More and more colleagues are claiming that bringing a job offer from the competition is the fastest way to get a promotion from mgr to sr mgr and/to MD, do you agree?
In your opinion, is it better to use all PTO when possible, or roll some over? I know people who swear by both
Considering breaking off from the mothership and being independent contractor. Only issue is I have a 1 week vacation in March with the fam I don't want to miss how does vacation work?
Bookish fish! What’s the best book on leadership you’ve read? Particularly creative leadership.
I want to exit to a GM or Senior ops director role. Currently 3 yrs in consulting, 10 yrs in ops at well-known manuf. firm, CPIM, CSCP, T20 MBA, Ind Eng undergrad. Anyone have recs on how to prepare?
Best examples of ramp back programs from parental leave? I get to choose my own adventure and am curious what’s worked well for others. Minimum hours required hasn’t been stipulated. Thanks!
I’m taking the SPHR in less than 2 months and haven’t started studying for it. How difficult is it? I’ve been in HR for 20 years and have experienced ALOT in that time, although there are always employee relations scenarios that surprise me! How much do I really need to study for this? I just can’t seem to motivate myself to do it, I’m so mentally burnt out at the end of the day from a high stress HR job, the last thing I feel like doing is studying HR!
How would you rank the different types of consulting based off exit ops and prestige? feel free to add in more if i’m missing anything. 1) strategy consulting 2) tech consulting 3) transformation consulting 4) integration consulting 5) hr consulting
I know this sounds silly given it’s my job, but are there any good advertising account management specific books out there?
When I started in public 5-6 years ago most associates and seniors were willing to put in 60+ hour weeks. Now it seems that people are less willing to and want more money from firms sooner. Are others noticing this? If so, do you think that the public accounting model will change in the future? Perhaps hiring more with less hour expectation per person or some other solution.
Hi all, Can anyone refer me (life sciences consulting)? I am a B.Pharm grad + MBA (new IIM) with 2.5 years of prior work ex in pharma R&D (Drug safety/pharmacovigilance). Working as a functional consultant in Deloitte USI since Aug-2020. Thanks!
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