What happens if you don’t hit your billable hours? I am a first-year that had a very slow February and slow start to March. I’ve been reaching out to various teams for work but things seem slow now & I’m worried that I’m not going to hit my 1800 target.
Fellow analysts, what salary do you make (city helps too) and what skills were a requirement in order to get hired? (or what skills do you have that sets you apart from peers?)
How are sign-on bonuses taxed in NYC? Example: if you were to receive let’s say a $20k sign-on bonus (I assume it would be paid as a lump sum?), what total percent would be taxed?
Up for a promotion from SC to M. Just got an offer to work for a nonprofit doing the work I love, but with a 10-percent salary cut from my Deloitte base. Would of course have a better WLB. Thoughts?
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
Is ZS’ recruiting process always so disjointed? I get 1-2 calls a year that always go nowhere because my current salary is too high (it’s really not).
Worked hard, won business and asked for a raise - got 10%. Now closer to median salary for my YOE. But it’s not in effect until my first year anniversary which is 2-3 months away. Should I accept the raise or negotiate?
So pretty sure I’m getting close to a Managing Director offer at KPMG in their Risk Consulting practice which is an Advisory service line. Any insight on what the MD compensation package may look like? Looking to get an idea on the pay band for MD at KPMG.
ACN SA salary range? C&M, tier 2. Tkx
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
Excluding doctors and lawyers, do you think that it is fair to say that working as a consultant is a lot more demanding that many other business jobs? (Billable hours, 24/7 availability, etc..)
how many administrative/non billable hours do you have per week? only working 6 billable hours per day right now (tech consulting)
In a world of remote consulting work…. How long can the US maintain its high premium over European and, esp. developing market consulting? Both price tag to clients and significantly higher salaries for the people. I imagine may move faster at Big 4, etc. than MBB, but within MBB the huge cost and salary differentials feel… increasingly hard to maintain (even though I think the differential has actually gotten bigger, not smaller in the last two years). Thoughts?
[1/2] Hi all, I apologize because I know there have been posts on this bowl with similar subject matter recently, but I really need advice. I am at a risk of losing my job at the end of this month if I don’t make some changes to my work performance, specifically meeting my monthly billable hour requirement. My work and my work product is not an issue - my partner has repeatedly commended me on everything I produce, but my billable hours are seriously lacking.
I’m a 2017 associate in NYC biglaw. I logged approx. 2300 billable hours in 2019. Is that light, normal or heavy in the biglaw market for RE associates at my level? Thanks in advance for thoughts.
In need of some billable work to do.
Guidehouse folks! What perks do you have, i.e. coffee and meals expensed, Uber/Lyfts expensed, flexible/remote work?
Just joined Deloitte in July out of UG, but want to make move to MBB. Is it a good idea to start applying right away or do I need more experience before making the jump?
When you were watching a TED talk on classical music and walk away with lesson on mentorship, development, and how to live. https://youtu.be/r9LCwI5iErE
If you get laid off due to performance in a protected state, will you employer still be required to pay out accrued vacation, sick, and personal days?
Which agencies do the most animal health?
Question, photo shows my current 401k investments & balances - should I roll my Vanguard Target 2055 Trust into a Roth IRA? Would there be any advantages to doing that? Or should I roll it into the S&P 500 Index Trust? Both balances are Roth 401k contributions if that helps. My income is also too high to contribute to a Roth IRA. TIA.
Is it just me or have you noticed that the majority of staff these days are soft (ie can’t handle the long hours, complain more, feel entitled to work from home, quit earlier, can’t handle criticism)
Hi there! I work for a tech start-up and I've been tasked with revisiting their compensation philosophy and propose a better structure. I think this will also require me to revisit job titles, existing talent and tenure, performance, career paths, and the organizational structure. Any useful tips as I tackle this big undertaking?
Are folks getting RFE on H1 transfer to Big4? My question is specifically because initially your office location is the only one mentioned coz you don’t know what client you will be assigned?
Hi folks, given difficulty in getting visa stamping done in India at the moment, any thoughts on getting it stamped in Canada? Any risks I should be aware of? (I have always gotten my stamping done in India in the past) Thank you.
What do you all do when you don’t have billable work and are killing time at your desk? Do you try to do things you can bill under “non-billable time” such as read legal articles? Or just bill nothing
Trying to figure out if I am a bit underpaid? 8 years total experience, 4 in industry, 3 in Big4, 1 at startup (current). Technical program mgmt/product management. Getting $130k, no bonus, in LA.
First time I interviewed at my current firm I didn't make it past my second round due to a bad review from an interviewer. Applied again a year later and got hired. In between that year, the interviewer who wrote me a bad review got fired due to poor performance. Moral of the story, it sucks that one person can mess up your job search so badly but don't give up! Often times it's not you, it's them!
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
Hopefully the current administration listens to South Korea. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-15/south-korea-wants-to-share-its-tips-on-tackling-the-coronavirus
Anyone know what firms/teams have already moved back to regular travel? (At least biweekly, even?) looking to jump to a role that will let me travel regularly. (In the analytics space)
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