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55-60. don't really enjoy it.
My day starts when i get up and ends when i leave work. The hours after are spent drinking and mentally recovering.
24 extra job (though 16 hours of this are spent asleep)
total = 61.5 (45.5 conscious)
24 ish extra job for me. Do you find it pretty shit? I'm finding it pretty shit.
I still find it pretty shit though as just being there, contracted to turn up and be at work is always shit to me. If I was doing a full on/proper 24hrs on top of my main job I definitely wouldnt last long, it would get exhausting and I'd be burnt out
Usually about 40.
The past month or so it's been about 60.
probably only on site 35
Does me fine.
work at least 50-55, + at least 10 hours evenings and weekends
last week was 20. should've been 28 but they cancelled some.
week before was 0. should've been 4 (lol) but they cancelled them all.
this week is 32.5, nothing cancelled so far.
taking next week off to get stuck into a PhD application (lol) / see my ma, as she's coming to visit
last week was about 55 - 60
although hours actually spend doing billable work far less.
I find I need to be 'working' for 10 hours in order to bill 7 some days, whereas other days, it's deasd efficient and I can get my head down and in and out. It's not billable targets driven at all here, but just whatever needs to be done, as efficiently as possible. So if i'm really busy I could be billing 18 hours a day.
On average it's pretty much like lo-pans though. On a quiet week, I just turn up late and go home early, so could be like 15 hours a week.
I don't get overtime so my basic pay's the same, although bonus is linked to billable ours- nobody really gets big bonuses anymore, which is ok because nobody is really having to work 100 hour weeks any more.
i'm contracted for 36, so it just means i get an extra day off every 4 weeks or so
taking a shorter lunch or working a half hour longer each day to get an extra 12 days holiday a year? yes pls
I have the choice of doing overtime some weeks but rarely do.
To be honest I probably only put in about 20 hours of work when I'm here. CBA.
But I'm on a phased return after being off sick so this week it's 20.
Minus the time spent on DiS that would work out at about 20 on a regular week, and about 10 on a phased return week.
will do the odd extra hour if required but fuck doing extra for nowt
site work can easily go > 60 hours p/w though
If I do need to do more, it isn't a problem but only if I *need* to. I personally think that if you have to work late every night, something is wrong with your workflow i.e you've got too much for one person or you're not doing your job properly.
Boss in my old job took me aside and told me that at his point in my career, he was in the office for at least an hour more a day than me, and I should consider doing the same if I "wanted to get ahead".
I asked if there was a problem with my billing? No. Anything wrong with the quality of my work? No. OK then. No thanks, pal.
IN terms of big city firms though, unfortunately your boss is with the majority in his way of thinking. It's shite. I am personally trying to stamp it out, I go round the office at 7 or 8 at night and ask the junior ones what they're working on and more often than not tell them to go home.
we do a lot of cross border m&A, so obviously, we're going to have to be around sometimes when the US/ Canada west coast wakes, which is a pain. If tey're my dierct reports, they will be ruged to leave late afternoon, go to the gym/ go home if they live closeby, grab some food, and then get back to their desks later on for the late shift, but I have to see so many poor buggers glued to their desks for 16, 18 hours a day because they're covering two time zones. Presenteeism is shit, but until the dinosaurs retire, it's rife, and you're lucky that you've managed to progress by jumping to a more progressive place of work. Hope the rest of the poor sods get to leave too!
It would largely be *his* decision about my progression, so it wasn't even a word to the wise type thing - just straight up passing on his ingrained notions.
The other one (the one I really hated) actually didn't give a single solitary shit about presenteeism, which was nice.
to head up the in house department of an existing client?
Was a wee bit acrimonious, too, so she can dangle the work in front of their faces if she so chooses :D
end up doing 40 most weeks i think
was doing about 55 a couple of weeks ago - was horrible
don't know how anyone does that full time really unless it's an incredibly stressless / pleasurable job
Usually around 45
Back in the halcyon days of management consulting it was 55-60 on average. Dark times.
35 and 40 hours a week. How much of it is actually spent working is a different question.
But figuring in DiS, social media, articles, other bits of writing and whatever else I can occupy myself with I'd say about 10 hours a week in reality (tops).
though some weeks are 30 and some are 50 (bonus of shift work: occasional three day weekends). i arrive at the start of my shift and leave at the end. can sign up for paid overtime, but don't. reckon i could not handle a job where unpaid overtime was a remotely regular occurrence
i think my main life goal is to get a job where i can work a 20 hour week on a reasonable salary and have lots of time to write and be idle
unlike most of yous
also got a load of voluntary writing stuff on the side right now and it's pretty exhausting
Flexi is a wonderful thing.
Would like to go down to a four day week. Compressed hours or a pro rata decrease in pay. Either/or. Have Wednesday off. Never work more than two days in a row. Tomorrow is always a 'Friday' or a day off. With annual leave and bank holidays, four days a week means you have more days off than days at work. That's the good stuff right there. Massive psychological win.
I've already decided whenever I can manage to go down to four days I'd like Wednesdays off. I think if you have Friday or monday then it just makes your weekend feel a touch longer, rather than giving you a whole extra day to break up the week. I guess Tuesdays or tHursdays might work ok too. Go in on monday, beast it till weds, then HELLO Thursday off, and I guess Friday's quite a nice day to work anyway, and it's only one day anyway until- WEEKEND. Yeah, I'm liking this one too.
is that you can reliably and conveniently get life admin and shit done on your weekday off, so you don't need to eat into your (now slightly diminished) annual leave entitlement. No need to arrange health/utility/delivery/etc appointments early or late in the day, or (if its even possible) at the weekend. Less stress. All good.
Convinced this is the way forward.
In busy times goes up to 55-60 hours and was 75-80 over August. That wasn't even a particularly difficult portfolio of work which I now have. Shiiiiiiiiiiiiit.
Probably more like 33 or 34 what with not turning up on time and leaving early. More like 5 or 6 in terms of work done.
I'm allowed to come in late on the assumption that I make up that time in lunch or after 5. In reality of course I leave as soon as my managers have left, so I'm probably pulling in about 33. My pay is shite though.
so a few more this week than usual