Do you know when to hire more people?

Last updated by Tiago Araújo [SSW] 7 months ago.See history

In a consulting company, you're always balancing having either not enough work or too much. When you're approaching full capacity (i.e. full utilization), either overall or in a particular skill niche, you should make sure you get approval to hire more people.

When you do this, make sure you show your evidence so it's not just a gut feel.

Figure: Bad example - Lack of information

Figure: Good example – Shows current bookings to give weight to the decision. This email shows you are out of resources

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