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We stay until 8 or 9 everyday and then at the end of every week my manager tells me to book only 40 hours. It sucks ass and now I have to explain to my counselor why my utilization is so pedestrian...

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Not your problem. I'd charge every hour worked.

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That's the reason the budget is so fucked. People under charge hours to save it, then base next years projections on incomplete information. It's going to be a yearly thing for you

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you get to leave by 9?

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Never ever let anyone tell you to charge less!!! Charge every minute you spend ...one of the reasons why they think no hiring needs to be done. All it does it screw up things!

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Not charging time is a violation of firm policy. I would charge all my time

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Yeah I'm gonna take one for the team and put my actual hours and see what happens, even my senior puts up 40 and works more than me.

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"Here at EY we absolutely charge every hour that we work but we need to be mindful of the budget"...The eat-your-hour spiel that we all know so well.

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You need to report that. What would Dr. Dilemma say?

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Yeah they fucked up the budget so they make us leave around then, but most of us work right when we get to the hotel

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