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So how important is utilization your first year as a staff? Asking for a friend.

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Tell your 'friend' not to worry....as a first year you virtually have no control of your utilization...unless you're getting dropped from teams for poor performance

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Your first year? Shouldn't be very important at all. Especially since we had a lot of you unassigned for a bit.

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If your peers are way more utilized then you are, it matters. If you're trying to get the highest rating (5 at EY), it matters. Otherwise, as long as you have a good reason for why it's low, you're fine.

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Your friend can ask for herself

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^^^^How do you know the average of the peer's utilization?

@PWC1 there are reports that show everyone's utilization monthly. Your counselor/coach should get them.

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I pity those who revel in the "accomplishment" of have 100+ YTD utilization. Y'all got suckered by the firm.

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