15+ years experience in Forensic Accounting. What would be considered fair pay in the NYC area? Average yearly Billings was 2,500, however recently took over the building out of systems, training younger staff, more marketing in a set region; basically more non billable work.
What matters more: meeting/exceeding billable requirements or doing high quality work well above your class year?
Does anyone else feel anxious about recording billable hrs? This is my first agency job, and I feel anxiety/guilt if I took too long to complete something, not billable enough in a day, etc.
What, in your opinion, is considered a healthy billable hours per month that is good enough and sustainable?
Any advice on transitioning out of law to anything else that pays around the same (180+)? I’m 3 years out of law school. 1.5 at a small law firm and 1.5 big law. M&A practice group. Too soon to go in house? I hate billable hours and have no life working 2100 hours a year.
Is it just me or the average billable work in infrastructure transactions has blown off steam in the last couple of weeks?
Anyone else have to do mandatory “non-billable” hours? I just lateraled and this is blowing my mind. The ramp up has also been slow. Any tips?
How many years of FDD experience does A&M typically require? I’ve heard great things about their comp and seems like there’s so much more up side than b4 since bonuses are a % of billable hours. Anyone know what a typical A&M senior bonus was this year?
Can anyone relate to working from home and having children at home 24/7 due to mandatory virtual schooling? It seems as if my male colleagues do not understand why I can’t meet the billable hours each month. I haven’t had a paralegal or any admin assistance in 7 months. And one response I received today was “Can’t you just lock them out of your office.” No I can’t. And the firm is making 7k per month revenue off of me but wanting the double my billing.
How many Firm (non-billable hours) a year do you commit, where do most of them go, and what’s your gender?
Cap billable hours.
Goddamn, I don't want to compromise my integrity but my engagement manager and my manager are pressuring me to eat billable hours because we're over budget and we don't want to anger the client. Fts.
Hi there, starting new in private practice. My job requires billable hours. Anyone know where I can find a list of terms and descriptions I can use when I am billing clients? TIA
My firm’s IT (especially system saving and file locating function) is so bad 😐😞 and they keep doing updates no one asked them for just to mess with the stuff we already got a hang of without doing anything about the issues we actually need fixed. Anyone else in a similar boat? Do you bill the client for the time it takes to fix the IT issue (or IT inefficiency generally, like time taken to find a file in a convoluted system)? Or is that supposed to be our non-billable time?
Are there any BCBAs here?
What's the most rewarding thing in this field for you guys? Definitely not salary, although it's just decent.
For me, it's working with parents and when they are onboard, and we see the massive progress in the kids.
Lastly, what's your ideal salary range for a 20 billable hours BCBA?
When should I start to get worried that corporate is so slow? Have only billed 230 hours for the year so far and it doesn’t seem like things are picking up soon so getting nervous since my firm has a billable hours minimum requirement.
If a recruiter asks what your average billable hours are, will you ever have to show proof of this number or no?
Partners/shareholders - how many hours are you expected to bill on work vs client dev and firm/associate management? My firm keeps saying that "there's no such thing as a relationship partner" and everyone top-to-bottom is expected to log 2000 hours/year on real billable work. Marketing etc is done on top of that. Is that normal?! If so, I'm going to have to totally rethink my life goals.
I need some advice, I’ve been in a newly created role within a pharma agency for about three months now and it is not going too well. There is little to no structure or direction from senior leadership, no access to client data, little to no billable work. Worst of all, no project is related to what I have been hired to do.
I would like to move on with a different agency asap, but I’m not sure how to proceed with such a short time here.
Has anyone studied with a kindle/amazon fire? Thinking about buying one to study on the go or when I’m outside at the beach because studying off my phone is hard to see in the sunlight.
Hi to everyone, I am looking for a referral in MBB for wealth management or PE teams, is there anyone that can help me? I am currently enrolled in CFA lvl. I and have 4 yrs of IT strategy consulting experience.
Any Deloitte Moms out there use the $3k emergency childcare as part of the “Deloitte Cares” initiative? I just returned from maternity leave and submitted the expense with the rationale I couldn’t get an Au pair..not sure it will be approved or not. Shooters gotta shoot, right?
Does Citi compliance policy allow employees to invest in mutual funds, stock trading and hold crypto currencies?
Tech mahindra offer me 14 LPA(60% fixed n 40% variable) then how much in hand salary I get... Anyone help me?
Hey Everyone! I’ve unfortunately just got laid off from my company. This is my second time in 5 months getting laid off due to budget cuts. Quite frankly, I’m drained and in need of leads. I’m a DEI TA sourcing specialist with experience sourcing Technical, Finance, HR, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Operations and Shared Services. I’m seeking a full time FINTECH company, but I’m open to opportunities because beggars can’t be choosers. Feel free me if you know of anything! —-thank you!
My teenage son is a freshman in high school. He's constantly stressed and anxious even though he's performing extremely well in classes. He's constantly saying he hates everything and is always tired. I've been trying to get him to sleep by 1130 latest and had him download a mindfulness app but he doesn't seem to stick to anything and continues with the negativity. Any tips on how to push through? I'm considering having him set up time with his school counselor but I'm not sure what else to do
Hi guys, what would be a reasonable salary expectation (base, not including extras or perks) for an EP position at a small privately-owned digital shop in SF?
w/ parents in Indy since March. They want me to stay so they know I'm safe. Love them but I moved mainly to get away. Feel obligated to stay for now but not sure when would be best to leave. Advice?
Ppl that moved from one of the big4 to google as a privacy engineer/manager, is there a minimum work experience requirement? What skills/certs are typically expected from a candidate?
Interview in 15 minutes, not able to turn off my anxiety like normal because I’m expecting my partner from my current job to cold call me at any second and I can’t controll that!! Now I’m going to do terrible on the interview!!!!
Hello Partners! I would like to contact a member of the LGBTQI community at Accenture, high up in the hierarchy. There is a potential discrimination case that you may be interested in looking into.
My employer offers 3 smart cycles through Progyny. We used .25 cycle for an IUI so far. It was diagnosed that one of my fallopian tubes is blocked. RE is suggesting that we keep trying through IUI when there is a follicle on the unblocked side. She also informed that we may need to do IVF in the future if this doesn't work. I want to see if I can save the Progyny cycles for the IVF and self pay for the IUI. Anyone have experience with this and know how much an IUI would cost Out of Pocket?
Deloitte GPS vs AFS?
Long-term/short-term, career progression? Pay? ...
have a friend got an offer for entry-level position. Similar pay and trying to make a decision. Thank you
I have joined Wipro on 4th May and today i have recieved an email from Matrix company on behalf of Wipro for background verification. They are asking for the relieving letter and form 16 but I have not received it yet from Accenture. Can I tell that company that i will get the relieving letter within 22 to 45 days?
Will it cause any issues? Does anyone else has faced such issue in Wipro post joining ?
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I just created a bowl for attorneys on the autism spectrum/autistic attorneys. I am sharing here in case this might be relevant to anyone here: https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_xg2f38fuh2 My son is on the spectrum and I realize I likely am, too, after researching more about autism to help him. Feel free to join the bowl if it may be of help to anyone here!
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I felt the same way. I was looking at applying for some different jobs. In the end, I talked to my boss and she moved me to a different area and it is more interesting to me. I am happy to go to work again (usually). It’s also easier to want to work hard to show that I’m thankful that she worked with me and was understanding. I will say though, I work at a very small firm with a very understanding boss. I wouldn’t have done that with just anybody.