On hold for a project that seems like it's never going to start. Torched my already not great utilization
Has anyone utilized Worthy Bonds. Apparently the bonds are secured by the small businesses inventory they loan to. Right now my HYSA is about 1% and they are offering 5%.
I’m 2.5 weeks out of training and haven’t been utilized to the full extent. I haven’t been staffed and rarely have been asked to complete smaller one-off projects. Who should I talk to? MD? Associate? Other analysts? Broader question is ‘how do I ask for work?’
For utilization, if the denominator is fixed to 2080 (40 x 52), there is no way you can be a 100% utilized even if you're staffed throughout the year and bill 8 hours per business day?
Anyone else notice the spikes in BTC and ETH at the exact moment the federal government shutdown? Bad for my utilization (I’m federal) great for my portfolio
How much is utilization factored into raises?
I have some extra utilization. Does it automatically roll over to the next performance year or do I have to let someone in Talent know?
How are Business/functional analysts utilized at your company? Or do you have product owners (scrum) or product managers instead?
Does Accenture really “not have utilization?” This seems unlikely or like a half truth, what is the catch?
New hire question: How can I increase my utilization to meet target? Even if I work 40 hrs a week because of my hire date I'll miss the target by 4%.
EY's fiscal year ends in June and effective July 1st utilization resets. How fitting that there is a heavy emphasis on keeping utilization up in the coming weeks. 😂
“You need to work more hours to increase your utilization, but be mindful of the hours you’re charging. We need to be efficient with the budget.” Oh... ok.
Any other Deloitte folks get screwed in their year end rating because of low utilization since there were so few projects to be had earlier this year? Manager openly said it was "beyond my control".
Will the inability to speak the local language fluently in a country like Germany or Japan definitely impact utilization negatively below manager level?
Can anyone tell me what the utilization targets are for each level within Federal Advisory and Federal Consulting at Deloitte? How different than Commercial?
I’m trying very hard to break into tech within marketing sector. Can anyone help and direct me to the right next steps? I started finishing up couple books about product, and applying to jobs for a year now
which one of you going off on travel day...
Just started a new job where I’m being trained by two people 1 promotion / 1-2 years of experience above me - both men. I certainly have a lot to learn in this role, but they don’t seem to...
Is getting CFE worth it? I’ve failed the 3 different sections of the CPA and I am giving up. But I would like some kind of certification to look a tad more marketable. Thoughts?
What are some important questions to ask as you interview? Considering a tax opportunity with a chemical company. Appears to be healthy and growing, but my list of questions seems short. Want to be sure I don't miss anything important
Hiring account roles from AE to Director. HCP and DTC offerings (including tv). DM me for more info.
What the typical Sign On Bonus amount Big 4 companies offer ? Would be great if you can share the SOBs got? $, level?
Getting rid of my Platinum Delta SkyMiles AMEX. Spoke with Delta - it doesn't help my priority for upgrades unless I spend more than $25k on the card. Only Delta Reserve AMEX helps priority.
anyone know if it’s possible for the firm to read iMessage/WhatsApp/FB Messenger if you’re using their WiFi? Are these encrypted?
Any inputs and personal experience comparing the data science practices of Deloitte, Accenture, KPMG and MBB(quantum black, Gamma in particular)?
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
Mass Gen has an incredible site called Fast Literature. Super helpful summaries of major big changes in COVID science https://www.massgeneral.org/news/coronavirus/treatment-guidance/fast-literature-updates
My H1B visa transfer with EY has been approved. We have received the e-approval. Can I now resign or give notice at my current firm? The guidance apparently is to wait for physical copy of the approval before officially resigning. But that date is uncertain and I’m afraid I could get the physical copy a day before my start date or a week after that. I’d like to give my firm around two weeks notice and I am scheduled to start on 27th Sept. Thoughts? As usual, radio silence from my EY recruiter.
Biglaw senior associate - I had an underpayment penalty last year. With the big bonus coming end of the month this year, what should I do? I feel I’m going to under pay again. I’m a w2 employee
For those with HOAs and community amenities, are they going to allow guests after June 15? We have a pool and gym in ours that are residents only for now but they haven’t announced opening up yet, so wondering if yours have. Ready to invite some friends over for a bbq!
Is agency culture relatively the same across the country? Are agencies in smaller markets a little more chill (better work life balance, less chaos, etc.)? I'm getting a little burnt out and I'm not sure if it's a NYC thing or an advertising thing.
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