What's your A/R per month or per quarter? Please list area of law and years of practice. So many posts about billable hours but at the end of the day, isn't it all about the dollar dollar bills y'all?
KPMG Advisory (Tech/Salesforce). What's the WLB? Avg billable hours vs actual hour worked?
Ah! If the clients ever realize the number of billable hours wasted on making slides just ‘look’ pretty!!!!
What's everyone hoping to get for Christmas? I got my present early: five months of billable work to start off 2016.
EY folks: Does anyone know what’s the salary range for a Senior Associate in the Cyber practice? Specifically looking for Chicago
Have any of the independent contractors in this bowl ever had a kick-back clause in their contracts - meaning, have you had to pay a rebate/kick-back based off of your previous year's billable time?
I’ll be short of RSM’s billable hours goal of 1600 by around 300 hours by the end of fiscal year end. How fucked am I?
New AWMA... curious to know what a reasonable salary expectation is and what the growth looks like for an associate within a growing ensemble. For context, background is more analytical, taking CAIA level 2 in a couple weeks, then plan on pursuing CFA.
My moms been a teacher for 20 years, about to retire, and she’s been fantastic at it not to mention she’s been at the same class the whole time. I’ve got 3 years and I’m already double her salary. tf
Real talk: does anyone else find all the bragging about super high billable hours kind of sad? There is more to life and it just reads like life not being lived. 😔
I’d be curious to hear about people’s chargeable/billable hours. What are your goals vs actual, best/worst years, etc. I’ve only ever worked at one regional firm so my knowledge is fairly narrow.
Busy season check - rate your happiness from 1 to 10 and your average billable hours per week (10 being like a rock star happy) 🤠
What are expected utilisation rates for entry level consultants? Been here 9 months and only done billable work for about 3 months of that. Bored out of my mind for the majority of my time here.
At my new job, we’re told to get 8 billable hours of work a day on our timesheet. Even when I thought I had a lot to work on, the most I could get was 5 hours. I’m super stressed about getting in trouble, even though I have actively asked for more work. I was unemployed for 9 months during this pandemic and I now I’m super afraid of losing my job again. Is this a normal practice? Idk how I’ll ever consistently have that much work.
Speed test!!! Wfh #gigabit fiber
Okay… all kidding aside, is there anything positive about KPMG? The internet and social media makes fun of them. My leadership makes fun of them. Other big 4 friends make fun of them. MBB makes fun of them. Do they do that bad of a job + have that many shady things going on?
Anyone at EY-Parthenon want to give me a referral for Deal Tech? Found a position that I fit.
What type of self help strategies do individuals actually find helpful when you feel burn out or stuck in a rut? Any books, apps, meditation, podcasts, etc, others find helpful? I've done therapy and it has definitely helped this past year with covid and a marriage separation, starting to feel like I'm making progress and want to keep up the momentum. Looking to see what type of self help others find actually beneficial and would love to use that to help others stuck in burn out too
How many of you have flexible work arrangements where you're able to work from home one or more days per week?
Any recommendation of good apt for rent outside of city limits? I will be WFH often so no need to live in the city proximity such as Arlington. Looking for around $1,200 for 1bd 1 bath
Thoughts on using an offer from another big 4 to transfer groups within your current firm? How often does your firm tell you to just leave vs. granting the transfer?
Did Deloitte truly go fully remote ?
I applied to Facebook with a referral last week for a product manager role. I got email today that they are not moving forward for the position I applied to. However, they want to setup an exploratory call to learn more about my experiences and goals. Is this common for Facebook?
When building your resume, as a big 4 M, what’s the best way to describe ‘an action I took that led to the success of the project / specific result’? I suppose managing people on the project isn’t specific enough. What’s a specific, banger of a pointer in your view from an MBB resume screen perspective?
Been in this game for years and I'm still not clear, is Big 4 Advisory/Consulting considered Tier 3? Is this because we don't generally do strategy-related work?
I’ve been helping a friend with her business and my god, I’m doing the job of client services- updates, reviews, recaps, notes, tracking information etc. - and the client is just constantly up my fuckin ass. I do not understand how people do this job. They’re the “I sent a text message to ask if you read my email type of people”. All praise to account people. I don’t know how you do this. I can’t wait to be back on the creative side of the world.
Ladies I had a difficult breakup today (actually this breakup dragged on for two months). Hard lesson but love is not enough without commitment. Commitment is an active choice
Has anyone here decided to not have kids of their own (might adopt)? How did you family react? Is it a big taboo in our culture?
Do any firms out there offer a global parental leave policy? Curious to see how prevalent it is and if it is perceived important by to be parents
Anyone who works at a law firm taken off for mental health reasons? I haven’t been there a year yet so don’t have FMLA and this is the worst timing with the economy.
Any integrated producers looking for a full time job? San Diego based company looking for a integrated producer. Let me know if you’re interested!
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