After 5 strategy projects and super long hours, taking a 4 month implementation project to rack up some utilization and air/hotel points. Excited to be able to dinner/drinks with friends instead of
Hey all, I remember seeing a email where it states PTO this year will not effect utilization.. But i see it resulting in a low utilization for me.. Both standard and adjusted are at 75%..Can someone please help me understand this.. Thanks
My utilization is 90% but all of my clients are small jobs. Does that look worse than someone who works on the larger, higher revenue generating jobs with all else equal (utilization/performance)?
Stupid question, want to get into political risk consultant, is that a thing outside of PwC in the big 4? If so what qualifications do you need and what's more utilized, risk analysis or poli sci?
Is taking the sabbatical offered by pwc, career suicide... in a time when utilization matters so much?
How do I tell my coach that my depression and crying half the day is why my utilization is lower than expected :( she set up a meeting for tomorrow and I have anxiety
Staffed most of the year but low utilization (<40%) due to partners asking team not to bill. I have read other posts that say to ask for non-charge code when this happens. If projects are (continued)
for federal projects that cap you at 40/week, do the leadership ever take this into account how it effects your utilization?
So, what happens if you miss your utilization/billable hour target by like 70-150 hours? Tons of "impactful" PRD work
I love how people pride themselves with being unassigned or out or busy season ... My Utilization levels are still over 100.. Busy season until June ! #AuditLife
How hard should you actually work in consulting? Obviously we have utilization requirements so we work long hours but I’m tired of giving 100% of my brain power. Is there any benefit of working harder? IMO there’s an incentive to work slower
90% utilization with 300+ hours of impactful PRDs. Have snapshots of every work I did this year. Can I expect rating of 1?
What's good utilization ? Just started and fretting on low utilization but I think meeting the target of 85% would be doable. Is the average of Staff/ Seniors above 100?
Someone explain to me how this works: if I have really good snapshots with performance differentiators for almost every snapshot I have, but my utilization is below the goal for my level. I’m asking..
How fucked am I as a first year BA who will have 60% utilization at year end? Instant 4?
Lots of lay-off convos going on... anyone ever heard of (and utilized) the “engineer your lay-off” approach authored by Fianancial Samurai? Curious on thoughts / results.
If you bought ADO additional time off and quit before you use it do you get it paid back?
Hi Fishies - have a bet with friend: what is the avg base salary of someone in BCG who is 2-3 years out of MBA (e.g project leader)? Does it exceed $250k base?
Business etiquette question: when traveling with your boss is it okay to ride your boss's coattails with regard to airline status. For example, he gets free checked bags so he will check mine with his to get higher unloading priority and to save the company a few shekels. I also use the priority lines with him when we need to go to the airline counter and when we board the plane. I am American & travel mostly to latin American countries (since feelings towards queues might change on culture).
What pay can I expect from Walmart? Experience: 7 years CCTC :30 LPA Current Role : Technical Manager Offered role : ? Expected Salary : ? I will be holding a discussion on HR in the next few days.
Preping for an interview for MBB. I never know how to prepare for the “tell me about a time you failed” q. Can anyone offer best way to approach this and perhaps an example?
How should one go about asking for a letter of rec—email or live Zoom call? I’m in a position where my first rec letter is really strong and someone I worked with for a while but the second one is someone I worked with for only 3 months (I’m a consultant and it’s the average case length). I am giving them 5 weeks to write it and don’t want to put them on the spot.
Was invited to apply for a lateral in another group at my company - transactional (I’m in lit now). I have a lot of experience in what I do now and am getting good development opportunities within my group. However, I’ve been passed over for a deserved promotion 3 times and am doing work two salary bands above where I am now. I enjoy the transactional work even though I have less experience in it, and it would be a great resume builder. I am not great with risk taking/change. Wwyd?
Any openings in industry for pharmaceutical and life sciences in Bangalore. Have 5+ years of management and strategy consulting. Tier 1 MBA and Tier 1 engineering. Looking for more WLB and spending some time with family.
The Home Office releases on the new PBS immigration policy in the UK mention removal of cooling off period for shifting from Tier 2 ICT to Tier 2 General visa. Does anyone know if this is only for new Tier 2 ICT visa folks or would this applying to existing Tier 2 visa holders too?
Working on an app and I need to raise funding. I want to start with grants before giving away equity. Where is a good place to start looking and applying for startup grants?
$75k + $10k bonus for senior financial analyst role in NYC - should I take it? It seems a hell of a lot better than my $60k role in audit. Currently an A2.
Someone last week asked about the authenticity of Diversity initiatives at work. Interesting piece from NY Times http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/12/17/public-editor/new-york-times-diversity-liz-spayd-public-editor.html?referer=https://t.co/7Xo5N2j97t
I know nearly everyone is feeling burned out right now - how are you managing? What strategies are you using? I took a full week off in January and really expected it to do wonders...but I feel like it didn’t help at all. Every assignment I get still feels like such a huge weight. I’m so exhausted & overwhelmed. Would love to get some ideas for other things I could try for stress management. Thanks!
I’m in final discussions with PwC for an SM2 role in tech consulting. What is a good TC to expect (base, bonus, sign in)
I need perspective. I was scheduled for a bunch of spa services today before a vacation. Early in the morning, a spa lady calls me to reschedule. I tell her I can’t reschedule due to my job. She replies that she remembers me mentioning that from a previous appointment she “helped me rescue.” She never acknowledged knowing me prior to that comment. I was offended as it came across as judging my stress level and availability based on a service I received years ago. Did I get unreasonably upset?
Interviwed with a big 4 firm how long does it take to get an offer ? The Interview went well and the Partner at the end said I either they will make me an offer or get me to meet one more person
If Donald trump works from Trump Tower two days a week, is he remote and WFH? As his client, I am not ok with that since his billable rate is really high.
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