What is the charge out and utilization rate at different levels?

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Every firm is going to be different, and within a firm bill rates can/will vary based on client sector, if it's a strategic bid, etc.

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Just curious, how many available hours do you use in your utilization Calc? We use 2,080.

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I wish admin utilized Tier 1 supports with teachers. Smiles, appreciations and acknowledging ones efforts would do a great deal to boost morale and climate. I just don’t understand what that is so hard to do.

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Got offer from BCG for ECT. Read numerous comments about ECT being not attractive compared to Generalist track. Also heard challenges about billability/utilization. Any views/ guidance appreciated!
I am not super keen to become a partner (selling) and main reason to join will be working with different clients, smart talented people and a good brand. End goal (at the moment atleast) is to stay for few years and return to the industry. 15 YOE

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Does anyone here have experience with military leave impacting utilization? My reserve unit does “super drills” so without AT, I’m already missing time. I’m thinking I should ask for an adjusted tgt.

Man, I am so tired of the whole concept of timesheets, billable hours, utilization, etc. that is public accounting.

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I had 60 day late payment of 35 bucks in Jan. It was new Amex Hilton card I opened for stupid points. It was reported and my credit score had been consistently dropping from last 6 months. It was 780 and now is 735. I realized this 3 months and been paying my credit card bills immediately. Infact I have overpaid each card to have negative balance so my credit utilization is almost zero. What else I can do to repair the damage. I am applying for homeloan and this is big issue to get best rate

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Has anyone ever utilized their company’s sabbatical program?

Thinking about starting to take annual (or more likely, every other year) sabbaticals once I’ve reached a level I’m happy with in the company (not racing for more promotions)

If you’d never, ever take a sabbatical, would appreciate that insight too.

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Can you please share diversity job boards and organizations that your Firm has partnered with or utilized to hire diverse talent within investment management industry? Thanks in advance!

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Is it an analyst's fault for low utilization?

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Hey there! I am an RN specialized in surgery trying to break into remote utilization work, specifically review of insurance claims. Does anyone have experience going from bedside into health insurance with no experience? I have less than a year of nursing experience but ready to make the switch because of working during the pandemic, getting my masters, and crap pay.

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This group is for providing a unique platform for utilization of opportunities and delivering quality results in political consulting. It will also act as a go-to go network for all types of Political Campaigning & allied activities.
Plz, invite your connections...

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Is it normal for directors to indirectly tell you to bill 45hrs to a client with no cap to get your utilization up and to increase their collections? There's probably 5hrs of actual work for me to do. First year in consulting, so I don't know if this is the norm. I've also had another scenario where the invoice was too low and was asked to add a few more hours to the bill

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I started with Deloitte as SC in May, since then I was staffed on a project for a while. The project has ended now. I am on bench and my utilization is around 35%. I have been looking to get completely staffed since I have joined with no luck. My current status is, no billable project with utilization of 35% and September will be my 4th month with the company. How long do I have until Deloitte starts taking notice/action regarding low utilization.

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A previous employer reached out and offered me a Senior Product Designer role with a 40% increase base salary. I am considering this, as I have been feeling under utilized at my current role + dealing with of uncertainty lately. But I would be forfeiting a lot of RSUs if I leave. I am in the middle of my vesting period (2/4 yrs), and this year alone would have 256 shares vesting (~$500 share price). The new role will come with shares, but at a small share price. Anyone had similar experience?

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At what point is your utilization considered too high?

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KPMG 🐠 - NYC advisory associate, was an experienced hire last year but missed the cut off for VC, so this year will be my first chance for VC. My utilization is good, what kind of raise can I expect?

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How to get your credit score higher? Mines been stagnant for a while. Pay off CC in full every month and only at 3-5% utilization on average. Reasons listed for “lower credit” were: I don’t have enough loans / large loans, and my oldest account is only 8 years. The age thing I get but I’ve never understood the loans criteria. Isn’t lack of loans a good thing?

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Guidehouse fish - GT is doing a miserable job at giving us the brass tacks info on what to expect when we become GH employees. Can anyone share what utilization requirements are by level over at GH? How much maternity/paternity leave? PTO/FTO? Do you have an end of December firm holiday like GT does?

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