So, what happens if you miss your utilization/billable hour target by like 70-150 hours? Tons of "impactful" PRD work
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
for federal projects that cap you at 40/week, do the leadership ever take this into account how it effects your utilization?
Over a month on the bench and all of my leads have fell through. I'm a campus hire (started last fall) but still worried about my utilization. Any tips on how to expand my internal network even more?
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)?
Is utilization low in most firms right now? Is it efficiency that is causing this or a slow downturn in the economy causing businesses to close?
What do you think it takes for a PPD to get a utilization bearing WBS for proposal work? I know it is rare...
I noticed today that my utilization on ToD plunged even though I continue to be staffed? Anyone experience the same?
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.
Thoughts on utilization? Why is this metric so important in the consulting world, beyond ratings/internal contribution? Should this not be the responsibility of the firm rather than individuals?
Currently on the beach and decided to go to Paris with my girlfriend..bloop I literally am not utilized for the past 2 months - might as well make the best of it 🙌
How lenient are you with billing? Just saw a presentation showing the average utilization was over 95% at my mid sized consultancy and I swear I know so many people that barely have work. Like literally during the staffing calls everyone says they’re only 50% billable and are looking to take on more work.
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
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)
I am not approved for financing the car due to immigration status and limited credit history. Leasing (1.99% - 2 years) and cash are feasible options. I really want to own the car so should I buy it off in cash or lease to build credit history?
Trying to get to new WiFi and I live in a remote location in upstate NY. Any recommendations on what I need mbps wise in order to work from home efficiently? I do not want my zoom or teams video calls to lag and I download large files daily. Thanks!
Anyone familiar with GLP in Chicago? Getting mixed reviews about this firm, but would like to interview with them.
Investment return from Jan to June (1st half of 2020) was about 40%. However, if I didn’t actively trade, my return would have been 300% during this same period. Great lesson for myself! Share ur lessons learned during 1H 2020
Has anyone left a job where you made a really high salary because you were unhappy? I make over 300k with stocks as a product designer right now which I can’t imagine making anywhere else...But I am unhappy with the design culture and toxic leadership. If you left somewhere similar, do you regret it?
Can we get H1b stamped in Canada ? If yes what the process, looks like my appointment in JuNe is going to be cancelled, can I reschedule to Canada? Any info is appreciated
Anyone flown NYC-BOM sector on Air China? How is it considering the layover is just 1 hour at PEK?
Do any of your agencies employ remote freelancers? Do you feel it hinders the work process or otherwise?
What’s the reasonable amount of SPG points or cash for reservation cancellation without consent?
I am just enrolling in 401k, what does it mean to max out 401k contribution? I googled and it says max contribution is 19k, so should I do 19k / my salary and contribute that %?
I’m not getting the experience I need at my current agency and I’m not getting jobs I’m interviewing for because of it. Anyone else experiencing this?
I am having my first child soon and my husband refuses to get a driving license. I feel extremely unsupported in this whole journey and any advice/thoughts will be helpful.
Is it inappropriate to wear a nice watch to client sites as an analyst? Think entry-level Rolex/Omega
Fam, need your help with understanding my H1B transfer status. Latest update reads “revocation notice was sent”. My new employer basically applied for a transfer and I saw this update on case status tracking website. I have written to our attorney but since it is the weekend, it’ll be a while before I hear next steps. Thoughts? Can I recover?
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