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What are the consequences for not hitting your utilization target?

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Death by firing squad

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Have you seen that public shaming scene on GOT?

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Probably affects your bonus and potentially promo decisions

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I mean it really depends on the company. We just don’t get our bonus which is a big chunk of our comp package. The base is basically a retainer. Plus increases risk when layoffs come around.

At Deloitte you will be the lower quadrant of the scatter plot and will be counseled out eventually

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