How hard should you actually work in consulting? Obviously we have utilization requirements so we work long hours but I’m tired of giving 100% of my brain power. Is there any benefit of working harder? IMO there’s an incentive to work slower
Why is it that anytime I’ve gotten on a proposal, those asking for help have given me a non-billable code? Is that time counting towards my utilization or am I missing something?
What is the exact date on which utilization tracking for FY2018 started? I know it's March sometime. When does it end?
Anyone here utilized an early professional mortgage? I’ve seen a few banks that offer them to attorneys, CPAs, etc that are looking to buy a home with low down payment. Just want to know what the catch is (obviously there has to be one but it’s not apparent from the websites). See link below for an example from Cadence Bank. BBVA does these as well. https://cadencebank.com/personal/mortgages/early-professionals-loan-program
If our target utilization rate is 95% what is the actual rate wherein less than that, the firm actually lost money on me?
My utilization is 90% but all of my clients are small jobs. Does that look worse than someone who works on the larger, higher revenue generating jobs with all else equal (utilization/performance)?
Utilization rate this time of year?
Hi Bain 🐠, how does utilization look like for AAG guys? Any distinction in terms of Marketing Science and Data Science? Which one will give you more mileage, exposure, in your opinion?
What is the longest you have seen someone with less than 50% utilization stay in a firm?
Had lower utilization this year than normal due to being rolled off and on different engagements with downtime in between. Nothing performance-related. Even though it was out of my hands (cont)
How do you calculate your utilization and what % threshold is the goal for each level (audit) ?
I love how people pride themselves with being unassigned or out or busy season ... My Utilization levels are still over 100.. Busy season until June ! #AuditLife
I am a senior with 40% utilization.AMA
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?
Getting expertise in python/sql/R which is nice for my utilization but I really don’t want a career of coding/IT. Should I just omit these when I look for new opportunities?
90% utilization with 300+ hours of impactful PRDs. Have snapshots of every work I did this year. Can I expect rating of 1?
Hey managers and above, does anyone evaluate/look at utilization at the beginning of the fiscal year for staff and seniors? Or does it get evaluated only near end of year? Curious to know...
Anyone here exit to PE post b school? Did you have PE experience prior. Am hearing even I go to hsw, you need PE experience to get back to a PE vp. I’ve heard just a few few shops hire mbb finance project folks
What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm; (3) how many paid weeks off (from firm - not state/fed); (4) other perks, such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Do people have tips on how to manage ADD/ ADHD and the feeling of restlessness? I have a mild case of ADD and in the last 2 years have found myself becoming increasingly distracted and less productive at work. I work on whatever that’s in front of me for 10 mins and suddenly a new thought/ question pop up in my head and I switch to chasing that down. The work from home situation also made me become less focused and I feel increasingly guilty and restless.
What’s generally standard among FAANG companies for offer acceptance once one is extended? If anyone has experience with this, is it one week or is it more flexible? I am trying to schedule final onsite with two companies and hoping I can get timing to line up (in the event I am fortunate enough to have offers).
Just signed an offer with FAANG and initiating H1B transfer. Found that premium processing suspended so could take 4-8 months! Lawyer said I could start just on “receipt” instead of approval...
Any production artists out here? What would be a reasonable salary for senior production artist (17 years experience) specialised in packaging and based in the monster NYC? I got some interviews recently and I'm asking average 95k but not getting anything. Am I too high for the market or just not landed the perfect one for me? Thanks
Anyone have insight into Citi's WLB and culture? Got an offer to join their Digital team. Comp is basically where I am now (lower bonus percentages actually), but would be more of the work I like (from PMO to product). Culture and work hours will be a huge factor in my decision.
Universal Orlando trip? I am seeing an uptick in covid cases and articles sayin the area is "crisis mode". We have a group all vaxxed except for 1 -small child and 1 half vaxxed (next shot isnt until we get back). Would you go or is this fear mongering again?
Is there anything I should do with my traditional 401k prior to business school? Trying to see how I can maximize any tax savings during years of low income.
Where is everyone getting holiday party dresses this year? Feeling over RTR but don’t know any other good options...
Anyone willing to refer a recent grad looking to break into consulting, preferably life sciences or public sector? Education: M.S. in Public Health from NYU
Anyone here had a stomach parasite recently? What were the symptoms and how did you treat it? I think I might have picked one up later week in Nicaragua at client site.
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.
Salary range for CD in Atlanta ?
How much hike should I ask HR? Cleared interview for Deal Advisory SPI at KGS? 3 YOE current CTC 13?
Looking to start “playing the system at PwC” I’ve expensed/booking by the books and just figured out my team are buying extra/expensing BS to get more rewards. Teach me the ways of consulting - Go
If one is let go while on H-1B but in the middle of marriage based gc adjustment of status, does the 60 day grace period still apply? Does it impact the ability to accept a role after 60 day grace period but before work authorization is approved?
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