Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
[1/2] Hi all, I apologize because I know there have been posts on this bowl with similar subject matter recently, but I really need advice. I am at a risk of losing my job at the end of this month if I don’t make some changes to my work performance, specifically meeting my monthly billable hour requirement. My work and my work product is not an issue - my partner has repeatedly commended me on everything I produce, but my billable hours are seriously lacking.
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
What the most outrageous billable hours you can confirm at your firm? Just learned from a partner that the highest billers at my firm came in at 3600, 3500 and 3200. Seems fishy to me.
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
Just got into a full time grad program for international affairs that starts in January of 2021. (completely changing careers). I need to stay working at my firm until then and possible after to get the billable hours for my CPA. I passed all 4 exams and I refuse to give let that go to waste...... how do I tell my employer I'll be going to school in a way that they'll still let me work part time? Extremely nervous they're just going to let me go.
Excluding doctors and lawyers, do you think that it is fair to say that working as a consultant is a lot more demanding that many other business jobs? (Billable hours, 24/7 availability, etc..)
Is it possible to work in tax while only working 40-45 hours per week? I like tax and learning about it, but I cannot keep up with the billable hours and constantly being in busy season.
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
I’m a 2017 associate in NYC biglaw. I logged approx. 2300 billable hours in 2019. Is that light, normal or heavy in the biglaw market for RE associates at my level? Thanks in advance for thoughts.
What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
What do you all do when you don’t have billable work and are killing time at your desk? Do you try to do things you can bill under “non-billable time” such as read legal articles? Or just bill nothing
what is the annual billable hours requirement for a manager/senior manager at KPMG? And is it enforced?
For firms that are announcing year end special bonuses (and that have billable requirements for the bonuses) - are you required to hit the billable threshold to receive both the regular and special bonus? Or is the special bonus paid out to all regardless of hours?
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
Now that i'm back to the classroom, I realize how out of shape/sedentary I have been and I'm absolutely exhausted. How do I get back my energy/ get back in shape... but gradually bc I'm old!!!!
I took a transformation lead role in industry a year go. However, my role is de facto program manager lead per internal job title. However, I wear multiple hats. I have a small team of project mgrs and oversea the deployment of transformation initiatives. I also manage the financials (cost savings) for the transformation and report that up to CFO. How do I position this experience for new opportunities? I know the stigma that comes with PMO roles so I’m worried about exit ops? Looking for advice
can someone refer me in accenture for role of manual/ automation tester. YOE: 2.8 years NP: 3months thanks
Anyone ever negotiated parental leave before? I have an offer on the table. Gave me what I asked for $ wise and PTO. But mat leave is not great. Not trying to have a baby now, but in the next 5 yrs.
Taking my little sister on a bday trip to Nashville. Any suggestions on hotel / things to do?
Had an interview on Friday. Interviewer said that they would get back to me sometime this week with a decision. Haven’t heard back yet. Should I email them or wait?
Hello everyone i am a job seeker looking for new opportunity in accounts and finance sectors I will be glad if anyone can help me out in getting any suitable openings. Thanks in advance. #jobopportunity #lookingfotnewoppertunity
So had a great interview at a company & they said I made it to the next round. Didn’t hear after a week+, then followed up & still crickets from the recruiter. Do I email the planning director?
When do new roles in NY start opening up for the new year? Feel like I'm still seeing the same positions on Linkedin that I saw last year.
Is firm travel back up to pre covid levels?
I just inherited someone and made him a Creative Project Manager. He is naturally a good PM (but never did it officially), and is a great people person, but doesn't have any professional experience as a CPM. I want to get him some great training so he can be great at it. We use InMotion Now as our project management software (which is generally great for us). Do you have any recommendations on any online trainings, seminars, podcasts, whatever, that I can pass along to him? TIA.
This October 1st I turned into H1b from f1(COS). Two days ago court ruled out trump executive order(ban on new H1b stampings till dec,2020). 1)Am I good to go for stamping now? . 2)If yes ...Can I go to canada/mexico for new H1b stamping instead of home country(india)?
Supremely generalized but is WLB best to worst A strategy > EYP > S& correct? Interviewing with all three and my priority is the least try hard culture with nice people
Does anyone have any tips for switching from a Business Analyst role to a Product Management Role? Context: I've been in federal consulting for the past two years with a degree in Economics. Thanks!
ACN folks - how much does a newly promoted MD make? Breakout of base, bonus, equity would be great.
What’s the best way to contact recruiters and hiring managers? I have been sending them notes on LinkedIn, but rarely get any response
Just got a verbal offer for a travel role so I definitely am interested in Lo & Sons but unsure of OG vs OMG. Help me out to decide which would work better. Your experiences??
Anyone know Accenture’s PTO Policy?
I got my I-140 approval but EY Law said they can’t start I-485 until I get promoted. I’m trying to see whether I should apply H4 visa for my spouse so she can have an H4 EAD or wait until October to do this given I don’t get promoted and I-485 will be stalled for another year.
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