What are your thoughts on the high utilization rate goals for SC/C/As? Seems like a terrible system to make junior practitioners accountable for what they have no control over
Worried I didn't deliver on Impact Day. Fences I painted were only OK. 1 year C, strong 3 YE, all 2 PEs, and good utilization. Should I be concerned? Time to start looking @ other firms/options?
My coworkers and I were laid off from Grant Thornton mostly due to utilization issues, although it's sad that utilizations were out of our control, should've left earlier like the rest of our peers.
I’ve been in an entry level position for 2.5 years. I am not pushing for promotion. If I’m hitting utilization targets, am I at risk of layoff from being in this role too long? I work for a huge firm
A3 up for senior. Strong PDs on about 60% of snapshots, utilization just over 100% and over 400 overtime hrs. Chances I'm a tier 1? Was a tier 3 my first 2 yrs but had a very strong year. 😁
Got extremely good reviews for this past LEAD cycle but question if I’m going to hit utilization goals for this fiscal year. Is this a problem or an issue that will affect me?
I feel I’m penalized for being efficient. They asked me to help prep TRs even though I’m utilized 100%+ while the others who claimed being busy are at less than 90%.
Anyone know the cutoff date for utilization? Asking for a friend who plans to slack off after that date.
Financial question: recently got a credit limit increase to $12K per month, although I only average around $850 of a balance on it per month. Is it bad to have a really low utilization %?
How do I say to my counselor, "be prepared to see a big fall of my utilization because of things out of my control" without sounding like complaining or having a lot of negativity?
I’m in a bit of a unique situation career wise, being an attorney but not currently practicing and working as a legal analyst for a company. It’s a “JD preferred” position but I don’t find my skills being utilized and I’m looking to pivot but kind of lost as to what my options are since my position is niche. Anyone pivot from something niche to something more broad?
Where can I find out exactly what contributes to my utilization? Does PRD work contribute? How is the math done? Trying to see what I need to do to get in the 90’s
After learning how credit utilization impacts one's credit score, I just raised the limit on 2 of my credit cards. I opened 2 cards last week in order to take advantage of cash back bonus deals.(cont)
Does any firm pay overtime if you log more than 8/9 hours per day ? Uncle D puts everything in utilization :(
Counselor told me yesterday that the firm is considering cutting me due to low utilization. Any recommendations?
If there were a billable code for reading online Game of Thrones theories, my Monday utilization would be through the roof
Anyone ever worked for/with Cedars Sinai? Thinking of taking an FTE analyst role there in IT. Salary is similar to or better than most consulting but lower bonus. Would have to relocate.
What to do when I am the only non-indian in the team and the team and the client are starting to talk in Hindi?
Thoughts on Billerica? My wife and I are from out of state and looking for a good community to raise the kids in. I’m seeing good deals on houses in this area and I’ve been told the school system is very strong.
Need advice : some manager forced me to do her non chargeable totally internal work today despite I have a deadline on a chargeable client today. I always think client work comes first ? Or I’m wrong
Best Marriott property in Seattle? I want to book with points for 3-5 nights in June and am hoping to use suite night rewards. Want to treat my sister and mom- what’s the best way to make sure I get something nice? An ambassador status if that helps
Does Accenture strategy provide Exec MBA sponsorship if you join at M level? If so, what’s the percentage of sponsorship and how do they accommodate work load if there are Friday classes.
Intentionally booked earlier Delta flight out of DFW to get asked volunteer for $$$ but no announcement :( They asked for volunteers 9 out of 10 times I flew before. Well, next time.
Received the stimulus payment this since I was under the income threshold in 2018. Just applied for GC - will the fact that the govt sent me $ (albeit without me asking) going to be a problem for getting a GC? Hear you disqualify if you’ve received public funds. Should I find a way to give it back?
First day at EY and flying to ATL for training in an hour. What are my lunch options with this BS expense policy?
Sebior associate just got stealth fired from a V10 (i.e., there's no business case to promote you in October out of the associate pool because of COVID). Will likely be given a formal recommendation to look elsewhere in September but it seems clear their mind is made up. Any advice? Is there any value in considering an employment lawyer re severance etc? Not sure whether to apply now for jobs ideally starting early next year or to wait and take some time off completely.
What is a typical raise bump between junior and mid level strategist/ planner roles? In Chicago making 50k (seems to be the standard here from the rest of the folks I know).
How do you deal with: SM feels your work (eg deck/ spreadsheet) is bad. Takes your work and gives it their favourite resource who presents it to the client without a change and it's all good!
$81,600 first year consultant with no advanced degree. I was a direct hire analyst, promoted in 1 year. Very grateful to be where I am, it's a 100% raise over my prior position. Am I at the low end...
Graduating from law school in May. What skills or knowledge should I focus on acquiring that might help me secure employment in a recession? CLEs on bankruptcy and creditors' rights?
Which consulting firms have allowed travel again? Does anyone feel compelled to start traveling again? I’ll start: Deloitte is continuing the WFH policy for some time more. No need / compulsion to travel
Has anyone noticed a major decline in customer service for CSR Travel Rewards? I’ve had some pretty miserable experiences the last month trying to rebook flights - errors in day of flight, connecting and then being hung up on etc
Visa question: Anyone experienced getting I-485 (adj of status) approval before I-140 (employer petition)? What happens to interview and if it’s something I need to worry? Applying EB1C if matters