Do you count Sundays as a weekday? Somehow I always end up with an ASAP billable work. Not complaining, just making observations.
How many real hours does it take to reach 8-10 billable hours? First year associate here wondering what a 8-10 billable hour day would look like now that I’m seeing my workload ramp up slowly but surely.
Need advice for resigning while on bench. I already have a start date with the new employer. Should I do a traditional two week notice or give <=1 week notice instead? My goal is to not burn bridges, but I also don’t want to get let go on the spot since I have nothing to “wrap up” besides HR tasks. I’ve read on here that sometimes they will let you go day of and pay you out for two weeks but I don’t see why any firm would do that for somebody not currently performing billable work...
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
A&M fishes do you feel pressure while taking vacations as your comp is tied to billable hours? Also what’s the policy on remote work, can people work from another country (eg. Canada or Europe ) for a few days if they are supporting during US work hours. Big 4 is strict about international work location, so just curious.
It’s been a hot minute. Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Sauce (Keto). My pre-covid work clothes are now loose on me. I’ll have to buy a new work wardrobe wherever that may be. I quit my job and am back in school. Goodbye tax, goodbye busy seasons, goodbye billable hours.. 😁
Trying to explain billable hrs to hubs. I billed 160 this month, which he said “is only 40 hr weeks” (true) - but how many hrs do you figure you “work” or are in the office to bill 150?
Deloitte folks, what is your year to date client billable hours ? Disclose your level as well please.
I’m wondering whether and how other firms credit time spent by associates on business development for purposes of meeting the annual billable hours target. Is such time fully credited?
Partner: I've been sitting on a request all week. You need to stop billable work and put together this deck today. And be quick about it. Cool? I thought so.
This may be just a naive/dumb question, but how do you relax when you’ve got a really stressful file? I’m a junior and I’ve been putting in ~10ish billable hours a day recently, which is more than I’m used to. The evenings (post-8pm) are generally my time to decompress - read a book, watch dumb tv, whatever - but it’s been all work lately until 10 or 11pm and I struggle to go straight from work to bed. Any insight on what everyone else does?
If you keep track of your non-billable time, how much detail do you put in your time entries?
I’d be curious to hear about people’s chargeable/billable hours. What are your goals vs actual, best/worst years, etc. I’ve only ever worked at one regional firm so my knowledge is fairly narrow.
What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?
Does thinking about ur project at home count as "billable hours"?Apparently my manager thinks so. The joy of fed consulting.
How are firms handling the economic downturn in terms of billable hour requirements for associates? Are annual billable requirements being updated or mitigated in any way? Curious to see how other firms are handling this issue, and also afraid of not being able to take any time off until 2021 😳
KPMG Advisory (Tech/Salesforce). What's the WLB? Avg billable hours vs actual hour worked?
Anyone have mandatory PTO during the holidays? Our leadership is making us use PTO days if we don't have billable work between Xmas & NYE. I don't even celebrate Xmas, kind of annoyed
What do you think is a decent ratio of required billable hours per year to salary? I.e., is $90K for 2100 hours a year too low?
Hello, colleagues who have exited public accounting. What salary is expected for a senior tax manager role in a software company with about 2 thousand employees?
College kid applying for an internship just sent me a cover letter with... Bullets. I've never seen a cover letter like this, and I used to review cover letters in college for the career center...
PwC folks- my friend's undergrad new hire start date got pushed back. Does anyone know if PwC is planning on providing any compensation to people whose dates have been pushed back? (e.g. paying signing bonuses early / other stpiend)
Salary expectations for a Copywriter with 7.5 years of experience? Would be new to Toronto with a couple of One Show shortlists and a bit of press.
What will be my approximate in hand salary? Thanks in advance - This will be the first time I will fall under tax slab 😅
To all the tax seniors, how much bonus do you make this year? High performer in south East...
Can staff or seniors refer interns in big 4, or are interns only really hired through campus recruiting?
When rolling over 401k from ACN, did y’all have to call Alight to mail the check? I tried doing it online and they are sending me to a rollover central site that is asking for a lot of info.
I sometimes listen to Ben Shapiro, I am a libertarian myself. While he clearly has a point of view that he transparently shares I feel he does a good job in explaining the thoughts of the other side and gives actual quotes and live clips to back up his position. on his show, he told his viewers to tune into pod save america, the liberal version of his show. I've listened to it multiple times now, and it just seems to be people venting their own opinions with certainly not as much substance
Had a baby recently and, for the life of me, can't imagine going back to work. My husband also works extreme hours. How do you parents with demanding careers do it? I'm thinking of moving to industry.
Do Directors/SMs change their title on LinkedIn to Partner as soon as they find the promotion out or wait until the promotion is effective?
What will be my in hand salary?
Was trying to schedule an interview, but the recruiter didn’t get back to me with a time. I sent a reminder. No response. What do I do now?
Logan is the fucking business. This movie is exactly what that genre needed. Dark, brooding, full of fantastic plot/character development and sick action. Bravo!!
I'm thinking of applying for Consultant - Forecasting role at ZS Toronto. Could someone help me with the work culture and WLB at the Toronto ZS office? I have 5 years of relevant experience at IQVIA, Canada.
Piggy backing on my podcast post: I work mostly in film...when it comes to pure audio talent (radio/podcasts) are there set union rates comparable to SAG? Or can you set your own?
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