With all these talks about layoffs, do you guys have any advice for when that time comes (negotiations around benefits, pay, prolonging it, etc.)? -Hasn't happened to me but I'm curious

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Had a convo with a partner about new hires being laid off. Those who haven't been staffed yet, and been on the bench for 6 months. Although he had sympathy for them, and claims part responsibility from PwC, it's still up to them to network. Relying solely on your DM to staff you is not ideal. PwC is to blame for not better communicating the need to take charge of your own staffing, but many new hires just sit back and wait for opportunities to fall into their laps.

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Focus on doing on a good job, not what to do when you get the ax. Those terms are almost always non negotiable.

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@PWC1 agreed, but I'm not ignorant to think that some are unjustified (new hires, etc.)

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@PWC2 I get that, and agree. I'm 4 months in and have utilization around 65% when my staff classes goal is 84% but I see the weekly utilization reports. The work just isn't there across the board; they can't put that on us..

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I know three new hires who were laid off and all were staffed

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Is it fair ? Absolutely not, and it definitely sucks. You can't let that cloud your judgement or it will inadvertently impact your performance, and then you'll get canned :)

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Of corse not. Are you in FS? Insurance has minimal bench strength currently and quite a few projects starting. They are pulling from banking/AM. See if you can connect yourself into Insurance.

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@PWC2 I'm in Privacy/Cybersecurity

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