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The 3 rules for Big 4: Start at 8. Work till 8. Bill 8.

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Chill on Friday, expense everything, only use miles and points for extravagant vacations

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You also missed "thou shall leverage existing material"

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Find good BAs. Find a network that likes to drink and not work too much. Only take projects w good expense policies.

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This week i started at 8 worked til 10 billed 14

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Lol, P2.

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Delegate, delegate, delegate even more

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It's actually a fireable offense to hide hours.. talk to someone more senior or your coach. You should bill the hours you work, or if it's a fixed charge, the partner should give you an additional code for those hours.

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Hmmm, when I was at Accenture a partner told me something I have lived by ever since, "work what you bill and bill what you work." Any other approach is not just unfair but wrong. Why would you steal from clients by billing what you didn't work or as a "leader" exploit your people by asking them to work unpaid? I'm on my third consulting firm and have have followed that partners advice my whole career.

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Stop complaining. I don't get why everyone on this thread is always complaining about hours and travel. You signed up for it and you were aware of it when you signed up. You're also paid extremely well for it.

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Big 4 has 4 hr lunches...

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7 years deep... you should be getting utilization credit for the work you're doing. I'm not new, I just make sure I get compensated at year end for the work I put in.

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I bought a phantom cuz I always wanted one

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^to preserve margins and undercost competitors...

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^ says the guy that's from what was once PricewaterhouseCoopers (until 2002)

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Also @PwC2 you are salaried so utilization has very little impact on compensation

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^Alone, sure.. but in the context of your CRT case and your RP telling the story of your value add combining evident work ethic with high performance, it counts.
Also, credit aside, burying hours shows lack of experience.

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Also, we are salaried -- but annual bonuses or raises are based on the case you present at year end

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Big 4 problems.

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Best phrase there is

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