I can't figure out how to represent salaried employees in Microsoft Project. I created a 24 month schedule, and assigned a $100/year resource to a 12-month task. I ran into two problems:
- I expected the cost of the task to be $100, but it was $92.31.
- I was not charged for idle resources (the remaining 12 months), but I should have been.
How do I correct this?
UPDATE: I figured out #1. Project calculate durations in terms of 7 days per week, 4 weeks per month. When you enter a duration of 12 months you're actually getting 336 days, not 365, hence the difference between the resource's annual cost and task cost over 12 month.