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Welcome to Whose Job is it Anyways! Where the deliverable is made up and the utilization doesn't matter.

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This could be fun! Scenes from a hat: Things you can say to your analyst, but not to your girlfriend:

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Hey, can you take a look at my deck? It seems too long

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Stop trying to gamify my project...

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One point for A1, but keep in mind that points don't matter! Next scene from a hat: noises clients make when they see consultants...

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The utilization matters

More like where the points are all that matters

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By close of eyes is not a reasonable time for any deliverable to be due. You work from home not 24/7. Let’s normalize standard working hours; if work isn’t done within eight to nine hours in day then it’s time for evaluate systems, if all those Zoom calls were necessary and staff utilization.

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What does the market look like for M&A consultants in the next two years? I'm talking to a firm that has 90%+ utilization so they have open roles. Changing companies in a time like this appears risky though. What is everyone else seeing?

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What would you do if you have way less clients than your peers? Do you wait until you are assigned more clients or speak up? I'm a high performer but not utilized to my fullest capacity.

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People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?

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What’s good utilization to be at? I started January 28 and have 98%

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How much utilization is "too much" utilization?

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Got a tier 4 my 1st year cause of utilization. Now I'm placed on a pip, but want to change Los since I've been working with them and enjoy what I do now. Is this possible or is it basically to late?

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How does utilization hours work? Does it include the time you’re on the bench

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Has anyone seen the new ToD dashboard? I can't view the Resource Management tile. Any other way to check my CSH and utilization?

First year BTS TCI, started in June 2019 and have 65% CS utilization so far. How worried should I be?

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What happens if you don’t meet utilization targets in a year? I switched from audit to advisory and have been here 2 months and my billable hours are way less than I was expecting (avg 30 a week). I’ve had good feedback on my projects and ask for more work in my down time, but the change of pace from when I was in audit is stressing me out.

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Did not get promoted from Staff to Senior last year and this year the utilization is low because of a couple projects ending prematurely and difficulty in finding new projects even though-

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When does fy18 utilization start? May or July?

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Thoughts on under reporting hours? I’m an analyst and report 45 hrs/week regardless of hours worked to ‘help the team with budgeting’. It impacts my utilization but not sure if that’s just the consulting way?

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Is it alright if my utilization drops below what it is supposed to be by a little bit (5% or less drop from standard amount) while I don’t have a lot of work to do?

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What are firms utilization and sales expectations for manager? My sales for first year manager is 1m and utilization is 70%. Is this generally normal, lenient, or aggressive? I’m at a small boutique ~100 people

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All of the suggestions on how to maintain WLB fall to individuals - but ultimately if the firm keeps selling as much work as we’re selling, we can’t deliver if lots of folks reduce hours. Seems like a supply/demand mismatch. How can we empower our teams to prioritize WLB and also get all the work done, when utilization is still so high?

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When do utilization rates reset at PwC?

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Please stop sending me invites to join Fishbowl. I'm already here and I feel my utilization dropping rapidly!

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My utilization is below 60 percent and it's majority of internal projects and trainings but have good snapshots(reviews) should I still be concerned ?

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Starting a gig soon that I'm really happy about. This is my second job in a CD position and I'm coming into an existing team as opposed to building one like I have at my previous job. These guys have never had a CD before so this is new to them, and the CMO has mentioned they're great and driven, but require direction. Do you have any tips / watchouts / advice for how to come in to a team like this and start off on the right foot?

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Will Slalom ever do covid layoffs?

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General question: If you get laid off from a job, and have ~6 month’s of expenses saved, would you simply focus on getting a new job, or getting a new job that pays more? Should you ever take a pay cut, especially in times like these?

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Anybody did the apics certification in logistics ? I have the choose between the cslp and cscp but not sure which one I should be doing

Might be a stretch but anyone here work in accounting at salesforce? Curious about the culture

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Are there top consulting firms that take on experienced consultants w/o an MBA? I refuse to get an MBA and not sure if that precludes me from joining a top consulting firm. Thoughts?

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Are senior managers bonus eligible at Deloitte ? My application is asking for the type of employee that referred me and I’m not sure what to put down

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How much paid time off for parental leaves do consulting companies provide? US geography

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I have my final case interview next wish me luck fellow fish. Really need this.

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Barack is in the Waldorf Astoria!

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When your client tells you, “I know how to do that,” to dismiss you telling them best practices.

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Can someone help me with Goldman Sachs referral?

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