Why do D layoffs target newer people? I know of several people with great reviews + high utilization but less than 1 year tenure and were let go. Whereas some with several years of tenure but mediocre/good ratings still have a job.

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Severance package ( longer tenure = $$$$ )

like

Relationships

likefunny

After PIP first to go are people that aren't going make next level then people in which the firm has little time invested

like

Institutional knowledge and connections

If they’re experienced hires deloitte has been hiring people more and more on a project basis. Project ends and you go to the bench without a network it’s inevitable. Doesn’t mean they’re not valuable, just the way this place operates I guess :/

Related Posts

EY moves to unlimited PTO and adds a bunch more holidays. Your move, KPMG. ❤️❤️❤️

likefunnyhelpfuluplifting

Anyone made the switch from Tax/Audit to analyst/Consulting? What's your favorite thing about the switch? I just received an offer from Accenture as an Analyst for something unrelated to my last position. Really fired up. 🎉

likeuplifting

Would sneezing on a Partner by accident get you fired? Asking for a friend.

likefunny

Getting Laid 👍 > Getting Off 👍 > Getting Laid Off 👎

likefunnyuplifting

My ey office was crushed with layoffs a few weeks ago. Did anyone else get hit?

like

Anyone read Sam Dogen’s (Financial Samurai) book on negotiating a severance? Thoughts? Anyone have experience negotiating a severance? Advice?

like

Anyone have an app or Excel spreadsheet they use to keep track of utilization? We just switched systems and our new system doesn’t give us a real time balance of our utilization rate (cont)

Is taking the sabbatical offered by pwc, career suicide... in a time when utilization matters so much?

like

What are the possible reasons for a partner getting fired?

like

Someone explain to me how this works: if I have really good snapshots with performance differentiators for almost every snapshot I have, but my utilization is below the goal for my level. I’m asking..

At what level does your utilization become an issue?

like

What do you think it takes for a PPD to get a utilization bearing WBS for proposal work? I know it is rare...

like

Are the layoffs finished? Or are they still going on? I am trying to figure out if I in the green for now.

like

Asking the masses for your take for a family member: If you are presented a severance package, are they negotiable? Have you had success in submitting redlines or getting more $$? How many weeks p

like

is there anything you can do to a previous supervisor who screwed you over due to discrimination ? Reported her to HR but not enough to get her fired.

likeuplifting

Is utilization less important if the firm simply cannot sell enough projects to staff people on?

like

Is utilization low in most firms right now? Is it efficiency that is causing this or a slow downturn in the economy causing businesses to close?

like

Curious, what is a typical severance package—ie, how many weeks of pay per year?

like

For a Company the size of 500 employees, what are your recommended corporate communication policies for announcing furloughs or layoffs?

helpful

In your opinion what is the future of PR? With more media getting laid off, will earned media turn into a tactic underneath digital?

like

Additional Posts

About to enter my first engagement next week, any tips/advice to really kill it? It’s a fairly large team and project so I want to find ways to really distinguish myself and stand out!

like

Looking to get a new credit card. Is chase sapphire the best out there for cashback/benefits?

like

Just feel like I bombed an MBB final round. Feel really bad rn

like

What to do if you’re passed up for promotion (to senior)

like

How do people in industry get promoted so fast? I have friends at fortune 500s who get promoted once a year or even less. Even my younger cousin just graduated last year, and at 8 months got promoted to “customer success manager” whereas in Big 4 I’ll be in my late 20s by manager

like

I don't understand the concept of receiving a 4 on Year End (and getting laid off). There is no set percentage to give people 4's and 5's right? How does one mess up that badly?

like

What is salary range for senior associate in pwc

like

Hi there, any referral available for a recent graduate data science/Machine Learning engineer role. I have an experience of 1.5 years in data cleaning, analysis and preparation, SQL, Python and ML Modelling with work n exp in Azure as well. Also, one more thing, should I look for switching right now or not!! You guys are much more experienced and i will get genuine help so please help me with this dilemma!! Thanks! :)

like

Any AFS MC fish care to share the typical C->M promotion raise and bonus? Trying to set expectations other then “low”

likehelpful

Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?

like

Told client I will send him this deliverable today, but turns out it’s still being reviewed internally and won’t be ready. There is no rush, but I already told him to expect it today :( Advise?

like

How do you spend the Summer (if you’re not in the classroom)? Are you relaxing and recharging or are you engaging in some type of content specific or pedagogical training?

like

How do you calculate your day rate? (Sorry in advance—I know this has been posted before)

like

Is the SM role like a junior partner at B4?

like

Anyone recently jump between SAP practices at different firms? Curious on module, YoE, Comp

like

How’s project culture at DLA?

I’m applying for an industry job and the company has no parental leave benefits whatsoever. Even FMLA is just unpaid 12 weeks and require 1 yr of service. HR rep literally said “my kid is 18, I don’t

Can anyone give insight on Slalom’s Regional Delivery Teams? Comp, culture, work, etc.

like

What is the average bonus for an associate?

like

Any ideas on how well flatiron health pays? Looking at their manager in product operation and product marketing roles and wasn't sure. Not too much info online and Glassdoor might be old

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.