What’s been the most efficient way to reach out to students at HBS or GSB? I believe they don’t have formal student ambassadors like most schools but did notice they had contacts for clubs. Just seeing what others may have utilized.
What are the digital tools that all the big 4 utilized? I know pwc we use tableau and alteryx. Is EY and Deloitte using the same tools?
Deloitte 🐟 - is there something on DNet to find out how exactly is our utilization calculated?
Beyond utilization and training, what other metrics are important at YE? Five got a slide on projects and one on initiatives. Am I missing anything?
Thoughts on under reporting hours? I’m an analyst and report 45 hrs/week regardless of hours worked to ‘help the team with budgeting’. It impacts my utilization but not sure if that’s just the consulting way?
McK folks - how is your performance evaluated ? I've heard McK does not use utilization as a metric. True?
Why do the big four keep hiring college students aggressively then fire them after a year for having low utilization. Why not just hire the amount you can actually staff
Please stop sending me invites to join Fishbowl. I'm already here and I feel my utilization dropping rapidly!
Mohamed (Pwc advisory leader) just mentioned the utilization memo discussion on fishbowl! Haha
While a property is under contract, is it okay to increase my credit utilization from 18% to 25%, or should I make sure the percentages stay the same? I had some unexpected car expenses pop up and I didn't want to use cash to cover them before closing.
How many believe strategy consultants are worth the money they are paid ? If your answer is no, do comment the reason why the industry continues to grow with ever increasing fees and utilization rates
What was your utilization like after taking parental leave? About to take a couple months and I’m curious how much it will impact my year end utilization % (not that this will impact how long I take off).EY
What would prevent a staff getting promoted to senior if they had 106% utilization, BD work, great reviews..?
Today’s career aspiration: get to the level where you do not have to submit time sheets. SVP? EVP?￼
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
Poll Question: which consultant would you rather staff or hire and why? A. Consultant who has worked with the same client for two straight years, above target utilization. B. Consultant who has worked with 8 different clients over two years, above target utilization.
Big decision. Took a job at a small org/higher level with shot to GC to develop my strategic/team building skills. Turns out that’s not the role. I’m micromanaged, under-utilized, & stagnating- no real development, but it’s SUPER easy, good pay, nice folks. Recruiter called &, Hello, offer. Different industry, more pay, work, development, opportunities to grow into F500 parent. I know I should be satisfied with decent $ & an easy job. What’s wrong with me? What to do?
My utilization is below 60 percent and it's majority of internal projects and trainings but have good snapshots(reviews) should I still be concerned ?
Anyone looking to move to a mid size consulting firm (West Monroe)- doing super exciting work with a great company culture and very fair compensation, hit me up. We are growing very rapidly and hiring aggressively! Also really trying to increase diversity so there’s that too! Shoot me a message and let me know!
I don’t think I’m going to get into HBS (bad interview) but having trouble not getting my hopes up…stomach is in knots Nothing to do about it now though
Got an offer from Accenture but they have mentioned only fixed pay and not the salary breakup which is very strange because I have not had any such experience with any other company. On asking the HR, she said there are no deductions from this fixed pay apart from PF and the salary breakup would be given to you on the day of joining. Is this strange or common?
Anyone made the jump from agency to freelance PM and can live to tell about it? I want the highs and the lows. I’ve been seriously considering it more and more, but need to know the truth about what to expect. More than anything, I want to be remote and be able to make my own schedule. Any pointers on how to get started? I’d love to do a budget exercise as well, to see how to make it all work—but I know it’s very unpredictable. Any tips/tricks are appreciated!
I am a Senior Tax associate with many years of Corporate, Partnership & Individual tax experience at Grant Thornton. I am looking for an opportunity elsewhere with better pay and has the option to work from home most times. If anyone can guide me / refer me to a posting that would be helpful. Thank you @
We just experienced our first meltdown with 2 kids under 2. We scheduled back to back dr appts for me and our toddler so my husband had to drive and bring everyone. However my appt was running late so my husband had to also bring the baby to the toddler appt. Baby was fussy and cried. Toddler decided to be clingy, did not want to walk and wanted to be carried. My poor husband had to wheel a crying baby and while trying to balance a toddler throwing a tantrum to the doctor’s office where they...
Going on vacation, would love some recommendations for engaging fiction. I love books like gone girl and sharp objects (both by same author) any ideas? Thanks :)
Better to hire experienced hires from industry or other consultancies? I feel like consultants bring no real expertise to the table except sometimes pretty slides
Going on a parental leave in a month. Anyone know of any remote, freelance/part time I can do to still make money on the side? Out side of Uber/Lyft etc
Hello all! Changing from Vacation and Sick Time to just plain PTO starting in Jan. Staff can save up to 40hrs of their accrued Sick Time banks to use in 2022 in addition to their new PTO. We have a part-time employee with more than 40 sick hours who will try to use as much of their Sick Time as they can before Jan 1. If this person has an avg weekly schedule of 17.5 hrs, can we stop them using sick time if their sick + work time will take them over their 17.5 scheduled hours? Thanks!!
Can we talk about how companies with unlimited PTO, is a complete rip off. I am completely turned off by companies with unlimited PTO policies
Does ey gds only open salary accounts with HDFC? Or can we request for other bank accounts? This is so weird
How likely would a company rescind an offer if you counter it twice? Market is crazy and the other offer I have in hand countered so I’ve been going back and forth.
Guys, should I join Deloitte considering they will give me pune location after pandemic is over and till the time I will do WFH?
So teachers have to go back to the classroom even though we are still remote. The justification is to "prepare for going f2f" but there's no date for that yet. Is the real reason because they don't trust us to do our jobs?
I am currently an audit associate at a big 4. How hard is it to switch to TAS-FDD / valuations with less than one year of experience or close to one year
Is the United Card worth it? Going to have status via match with SPG wondering if the card benefits are worth the annual fee.
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