So if I already had the conversation with my counselor about not getting promoted this time....does this mean my utilization technically doesn't matter until FY18 in July?

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Agreed with EY4, it's all politics - do you work but don't kill yourself to get a 5. Have a life and relax

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If you're PI ... I got a 5 last year and got a 15% raise. I was aiming for early promotion. In hindsight it probably would've been better to just chillax and not work so hard.

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No. It factors into your rating. Also, when you look at your utilization, you should see dollar signs so it should matter to you. If you're not utilized, then we are not making money.

Could impact your rating

But as a staff I don't get a performance based bonus anyway, right?

You do get a raise thiugh

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I am a senior with 40% utilization.AMA

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