"Utilizing Cians has allowed me to control fixed costs lower without sacrificing growth"

- COO, bulge-bracket investment bank

The Full Time Equivalent

Our value proposition lies in the flexibility and speed of our engagement model, allowing clients to have total control while ultimately controlling costs.

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Full Time Equivalent

Our clients buy what is called an FTE (“Full Time Equivalent”). Each FTE provides 150 hours of research support per month, roughly 1,800 hours annually, calibrated around a normal work cycle – 8  hours per day / 5 days per week.

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Team Size

To understand our clients’ requirements exactly so that we can suggest the right sized team, we start by running a trial period, the “Pilot,” giving clients access to enough capacity to test the waters.

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Example

A client using 450 hours a month would require 3 FTEs (3 * 150 hours).

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Long Term Conversion

Approximately 97% of our pilots have converted into long term engagements where we have helped with “low hanging fruit” tasks.