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So these being fired for low utilization posts are freaking me out. Any EY 🐠 hear anything like this for this performance year yet? Is that automatically considered if you get below a 3?

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It's insane that a good performing team member can get put on a PIP because he or she just didn't get staffed right away.

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Utilization is often not completely under your control. The firm should try to understand the reasons for low utilization if performance reviews are good and provide support like offering opportunities in another area

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In my opinion, utilization in Ey is king. Nothing else matters. If utilization is low, you get put on a PIP and out you go...

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Also utilization in may and June does. It count...

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**does not

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Just like any other big4, utilization is your biggest metric when it comes to year end. The others, while important, are supplementary. Depending on how bad your utilization, you should look to focus on this next year. Also, it should be one of your goals to reach utilization reqs for your level.

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No one knows yet year end outcomes are. Coming in 2 weeks Counselors hear earlier, even atarting this week.

What?

E2 Just reading posts from 🐠 from other firms being fired over low utilization...it's making me paranoid and wondering how common that is at EY. Got good reviews but my utilization wasn't the best this year.

Assuming you are one, EY wont fire staff 1s right away due to low util, technically not your fault. You end up being on PIP and they let u know youre on PIP. If you dont get ur shit together by then you deserve to be separated.

Utilization counts up until to when final ratings are calibrated which varies by practice. May often counts.

June never counts at all at EY. Party your hearts out!

Ha, June counts just as much as any other month maybe more, we are doing everything to make our #'s by end of FY. If we see you slacking off on utilization you will be staffed on the next shit engagement burning 80 hrs a week in India during summer. Bright side you still may get that $2500 year end bonus for the 4 ranking

EY8, no. Do less.

Yes. And they pick out specific timelinr, not the full year so they can get you and play unfairly.... really dirty business

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