Deloitte moms, how much of your 6 month mat leave is made up of short term disability and how much is paid parental time off?
My PTO was approved for the Thanksgiving & Christmas weeks but I’m totally clueless about the vacation spot given the pandemic situation. Requesting your recommendations. Warm places preferably! Thinking of Hawaii/Keywest
Second year analyst who got staffed on a 2-3 week engagement with potential to get extended but not confirmed. Planning a vacation that happens to be the month of go live, is it fair for me to take it
EY what’s the catch with unlimited PTO? Is it actually unlimited? Recent hire and just trying to figure out PTO for the holidays
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Never have I been able to charge more than 40 hrs on any project I have done (though I was expected to work more). Every day of bench and pto hurts my utilization 😭
This is more of a sanity check, but ending the billable year at around 2550 is absurdly high, right? I have two weeks to go and am easily going to hit 50 hours by then…I know this year has been bad for everyone (I’m in a rising 6th year in a finance group), but I feel like I’ve been extra crushed with work (And I’ve been removed off 3 matters earlier this year, due to lack of time). For what it’s worth, I was in 2800+ pace until I took a vacation in late August….
How are firms handling the economic downturn in terms of billable hour requirements for associates? Are annual billable requirements being updated or mitigated in any way? Curious to see how other firms are handling this issue, and also afraid of not being able to take any time off until 2021 😳
I started last October as a junior (moved over after 3 years in B4 accounting). Have worked nearly every day since then except for the occasional Sunday when I decided to blow off work I probably should have been doing. I desperately need a vacation, but have no clue what that even looks like with Covid, WFH, and Biglaw life in general. It also feels super hard to take a break because it seems like no one in my group ever does. Not sure whether I'm posting to gripe or seeking advice...
Are holidays (unlike vacation days) excluded from the denominator of the utilization formula?
Accenture ATCI employees- I'm joining Acc in Nov mid. Need to know if 19th Nov is a public holiday for Gurgaon location ? Thank you.
Just got an industry offer for 15% bump - do you think it's fine to put my notice now effective Jan or will they let me go earlier to avoid holiday pay?
How do you spread your vacation days out over the course of the year? (Not interested in the gunners or lackies who don’t take any)
I have a 3 day vacation scheduled in mid-May and I wanna put my 2 weeks notice too. Is it ok being on vacation inside your last 2 weeks?
It seems a lot of industries are struggling with labor shortage, Have most people taken jobs in a different industry or there are people available but not applying for these positions? Given that now the government pandemic benefits are done, what's going on exactly?
Decision time: I got offered a position with EY and also got an offer from a mid-tier firm. The mid-tier is paying about $14k more than the Big 4. Is it wise to just not consider the pay difference and just go Big 4 to have it on my resume? I could negotiate but I feel like the answer will be no.
In a panel interview, What kind of questions do you ask associates at the end of an interview? I am prepared with questions for the partners, but what do you really ask the senior associates in the team?
PwC 🐠 - I’m looking to move back to US firm (NYC). SA level. What are my odds for getting a L-1 visa? and how is the current climate at PwC US (eg layoffs, downturn, etc)? I used to be in FS.
I've been working for a regional public accounting firm since last Summer. It's a small office and I don't really fit in. The accounting software(s) is also ancient and slow here(circa 2003). I quickly applied for a position at a Big 4 and surprisingly was quickly offered a job. The training here has been haphazard and even managers barely know how to use the software. My main concern is the awkwardness from leaving after such a short time but the commute is an hour shorter to the big 4 firm.
H1B 🐟 - If alt traveling on fridays, which city do you charge your time to? My visa doesn’t technically allow me to work in the city that I am alt traveling to.
Big 4 Fish. Which company would you say offers the best health insurance? It seems like PwC’s plans offered are mediocre at best. Is it like this across the big 4 or is PwC the odd man out here?
What’s a “good” AUM per head count for a decent HF? Seems like interviews are way more informal, what kind of questions are asked?
DM me if you want a McKinsey referral. Let me know what position and how many years of experience you have.
Is it possible to breastfeed only if you get a baby nurse? I am due in December and contemplating getting a baby nurse, but want to know if baby nurses make more sense if you’re pumping or giving formula.
Any thoughts on Weber Shandwick? Good culture?
Do you think the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification is worth it? What (high level/ entry level) IT certifications have you found most valuable in your career?
Really? Y’all didn’t know that it was him? Well, I hope you know. Learn a lesson in democracy, yet?
Anyone have luck speeding up 401k and/or RSU vesting schedule at your new company? Is this something that's negotiable?
Not a bad exit opp
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