Do we have a chargeable code that we can bill our time to while we are waiting on a code to open? Its getting close to FYE utilization cut off so want to make sure I get credit for the hours pending.
I am a developer and one of my performance metrics is "Utilization" (billable hours). I am finding it hard to meet this goal (get enough work from my project team), accomplish all my admin tasks, and take vacation/holidays. Any advice?
Has EY really had a good year? I am looking at utilization in my region (SW tax) and it seems abysmal. Are raises really going to be better than last year?
Anyone in DT think that the utilization reports with everyone's name they send to all seniors and above is just a obnoxious shaming tactic ?
Do PD codes count towards utilization?
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?
Will a sabbatical affect your utilization?
I️ don’t want to be tied to a single technology and would like to have a breadth of experience and freedom. Although it seems the only way to get utilization is through a single tech piece. Continued
Are holidays (unlike vacation days) excluded from the denominator of the utilization formula?
When do utilization rates reset at PwC?
How many hours are considered 100% utilization for S3/S4? Are we based off 40 or 45 now in SaT?
EY's fiscal year ends in June and effective July 1st utilization resets. How fitting that there is a heavy emphasis on keeping utilization up in the coming weeks. 😂
For those in TAS/FDD, is anyone being pulled into other work (like audit or even PPP)? Or is it more common to be unassigned/have low utilization when things are slow?
Why do holidays count against utilization?
TIL: Just attended the kickoff session of a Flexibility and Predictability committee for a multi-project account. They mentioned that Booz and McKinsey exclude PTO from utilization calculation.
Hey managers and above - do you get to take all of your vacation time? Does vacation still kill utilization? And do you get to be actually off on your days off, or is it just working from some place nicer?
My s/o has a >800 score and still got denied the Marriott Bonvoy card with the $95 annual fee. Can we request a review? Absolutely ridiculous reasons too. Her utilization is great and has an above avg credit history too.
I romanticized being a consultant while working in industry. Then I got a consulting job, a couple promos, and now the idea of consulting just makes me roll my eyes. I love the pay and I don’t mind working hard, w/ long hours, but the “business of consulting” is exhausting (e.g. maintaining utilization, selling engagements, 6k iterations of a deck, etc). Great company, great co-workers, and interesting engagements.... I can’t be the only one feeling this way. Time to exit or is this a phase?
I’m 2.5 weeks out of training and haven’t been utilized to the full extent. I haven’t been staffed and rarely have been asked to complete smaller one-off projects. Who should I talk to? MD? Associate? Other analysts? Broader question is ‘how do I ask for work?’
Probably a dumb question.. How do you introduce yourself to your child’s class? I’m reading a book to my child’s preschool class and wondering if I should say my name or just xxx’s mom?
If you achieve new platinum elite status on Marriott this week, how long does that last for?
Drafted 4th in 10 team .5 PPR. Bench is a little underwhelming, but solid starters. Went with upside bench players. Got offered Brady/Mixon for Allen/Robinson, but I think I like Robinson over Mixon even though Mixon is getting drafted higher, but let me know your thoughts.
Looking for an Accenture referral, thanks.
Any insights on working at Snapchat? Looking at a role in Sales Strategy & Operations. Wondering about culture (coming from consulting), comp, etc
What's your go-to lesson?
Somehow managed to get an interview at Netflix after a number of follow ups and referrals. Please wish me luck. 😓
Hi Fishes, can someone please draw some light on the maximum package being offered by KPMG Global Services for Consultant - FDD (Deal Advisory Practice). Qualification - Chartered Accountant Experience - 2Years (PQE) Current Role - Audit Senior at EY GDS Current CTC - 10.5L
Is asset management a difficult path post-MBA? Are there any lucrative finance roles outside of IB that are available to T15 MBA grads?
Anybody work at Amazon? Are their offers negotiable? My husband got an offer for a senior position in the VA office paying $120k plus $20k bonus plus 13 shares of stock that vest over 4 years. My husband has ~6 years of experience (2 yrs midsize PA plus various industry roles) so the senior title is low but have heard you have to take a step down in title to work at Fortune 25 companies. He likes the offer but not sure if he should negotiate for more because it’s expected?
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Desi folks - please don’t judge here as I am going through a lot in personal life. Going though a divorce and it is painful. Tried to post this in singles bowl but I am not comfortable with talking with anyone outside our desi culture. Need someone to talk and share. I am looking for companionship for now. Male 45 DMV . Any ladies that are in similar situation or need companionship, please DM. Just trying to see what next phase of life begins. 🙏
On a call with the CEO talking about diversity and they compare a person with tattoos experiencing prejudice in the office to Black people colleague experiences... Meanwhile last I checked, a tattoo was a choice and removable. Also depending on placement, you can’t see it.
I'm currently a second year analyst heading for promotion at a T2 firm. I'm also interviewing with MBB in the coming weeks. My goal is to apply for MBA programs in a year or two from now. What would be the best work experience for my applications? Would it make more sense to stick with my firm and start taking on more responsibility as a consultant / associate? Or would it make more sense to start from square 1 at a better brand (MBB)
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