Hi there! I need some guidance. HR and global leadership rolled out some amazing new initiatives like not starting until 10 am on Mondays, no meeting Fridays and required 2 additional summer days a month. The problem is, my boss refuses to comply with the initiatives. He constantly scheduled meetings before 8 am on Mondays and after 7 pm on Fridays. He also doesn’t let me take time off. Should I go to HR? I’m really not one to complain but I’m tired and extremely burnt out. Thanks for your help!
Landed 20 minutes early in ORD after 4 hour flight but still waiting in the plane because, of course, the gate is not available. Just watched the sun set from my window 😩
Friend was terminated from regional CPA firm after 6 years. No severance whatsoever, only paid out for accrued PTO. Does he have a case for legal action?
1 month long enough for Italy, Greece, and Turkey? Contemplating taking 2 months, but I found a first class ticket on my miles. I guess I could break the trip up and go back. Something is bound to go wrong at work, but everything is via internet and zoom now.
How much PTO are you taking off for your wedding (and/or honeymoon)? I'm starting a new job and worried and want to take less but also don't want to regret taking more time for my honeymoon.
Booked 2 points nights on a hotel with one night paid for my parents. got no points welcome and for the night paid. front desk says this was cause I wasn't there. Do I email the ambassador service ?
(1/2) I started a new job less than a month ago at a large firm with a significant pay increase. I work remotely- which is a special arrangement. They paid for my travel to their headquarters for in-person training. After interacting with my manager and some of the attorneys, I feel like I made a mistake. Manager is demeaning and rude. A bunch of the attorneys dropped not so subtle hints that people who work from home are causing all kinds of problems. I don’t know what to do.
Sorry if a duplicate post... is EY FSO having a holiday party this year? Or the answer is no again?
Zoom Wrapped: You had 1,689 Zoom meetings this year. You were camera off for 754 of those meetings. You were mic off for 954 of those meetings. You dozed off in 267 of your meetings. You used 58 different backgrounds. You waved “bye” way too many times before signing off. You did 1 cringy “hang loose” before signing off and should just plain feel ashamed of yourself for that.
First time spending the holiday season alone. Please recommend activities to do. Currently, tired of seeing friends Instagram reels.
Do you a wear metal bracelet watch while working from home or during zoom calls? I notice my keyboard is scratching it badly. Any tips for preventing this?
Those of you with a toddler - what do you do when you go on vacation in terms of getting around? I really don't want to rent a car because prices are absurd now, but seems impossible to use any kind of ride sharing.
Overnight layover with some buddies in Doha - any suggestions for St Regis or the W? Landing around 11pm and leaving at 9am we just want to go clubbing and party before the next flight.
If [said company] asks to put you "on hold" for the month of December...but you found a better offer, do you: -have to follow through with said gig -communicate this with them if they haven't followed up yet (but added you to new slack channels) (asking because I no longer wish to work with them) Thanks for the advice.
Hey brothers and sisters, what’s the Best fitness SPG Hotel in Manhattan? Looking for free weights, bench press / smith machine, dumbbell with 60–8 lbs etc.. Thanks a lot!
I have a holiday party with my group at work (small group of 20) and their plus ones. I invited the girl I'm seeing and she said yes. I want to bring her and show her off, and plus, she's a great conversationalist. We're seeing each other exclusively but haven't dtr'ed. I'm also new to this group so I haven't really come out to anyone yet because it hasn't come up in conversation. How would you introduce her? Are people gonna ask a bunch of questions if I just say "this is X?"
On the bench this week, have PTO Friday, but have already mentally checked out and it’s not even noon on Monday. I feel guilty about not feeling guilty. I just had to say it to all the randoms on FB.
I have $125/pp for holiday gifts for my team, what should I get them? Everything will have to be mailed out as we won’t co-locate before the holidays
Level of interest in midterms is 73% among seniors, 35% among young voters. If you’re sick of the country being run by old people scared of immigrants and “socialism,” be a voter. Make a plan NOW.
Struggling with an offer I got for an industry position. The base undervalues me, raises are low, but total comp is higher than I would get this year with my raise if I stayed (although it couldn’t compete with my expected comp next year). I’ll have better WLB, which I really need for various reasons, but so scared to give up everything I know and that the hiring company was putting on a show during the interview process.
Current senior graduating in December 21. Go to a complete non-target but have multiple experiences at well known companies/banks on my resume. Current intern at a very well known tech company in their consulting arm… but have had zero luck on applications. Denied by big 4 through the top 10 for entry level development programs, BA, and associate roles. Had great connections a year ago, but since, they’ve all moved to industry…. What would you do?
I’m at the references stage of interviews so I reached out to a former partner I worked for to see if he would be ok with me listing him as a reference. He agreed, but also asked whether I would come back and work for them. Would it still be weird to list them as a reference?
Does anyone know how/when bonus MQM's are given?? I googled on delta but just talks about the MQM's not the bonus you sometimes receive!
Have you ever took pto but was asked to work through it? I’m assuming this comes with the job but just curious what everyone’s experience at their firms have been like
Any fun moving to Deloitte from PwC advisory, same role, maybe 20% hike and better projects?
Is this an acceptable out-of-office reply? “Thank you for your email. I am currently “in the office” (WFH, not PTO), but I am urgently occupied in observance of CyberMonday. I will respond to your email as soon as I close these deals. If you need urgent assistance, please contact one of my more responsible colleagues, or a competing firm. Thank you for your patience and understanding.”
Is the MBB name really worth it over Big4, T2, Boutiques in terms of exit opps? Would love to hear from experienced hires who have insight into both types of exits (MBB vs other) to better comp and wlb (tech is ideal but any industry works). I know type of case work factors heavily into opportunities but how much does the MBB name really open? Is that name recognition worth leveling down to grind for another few years?
I have Sodexo meal card of 2200 per month in the salary break up. Will it be beneficial for tax saving? Should I apply for it or no? Is it part of any tax saving section or it is totally excepted from the employer?
How do LMM/MM/UMM firms in Europe (London & EU) differ from NA in terms of WLB? Know it will vary by fund and city but would be curious for some data points - have anecdotally heard of fewer full sprint weekends, fewer 3/4 am nights, and more protected vacation. Know the opposite tends to be true in consulting - so is this a one off or true more broadly?
Received my first exit opp offer in product management. I’m a HC Consultant, 2.5 YOE. Salary details forthcoming. AMA.
I gave interview for tcs.I received mail that i am selected for job and need to upload document. I uploaded document 10 days before still no offer letter till yet from tcs. Should i trust tcs and wait for offer letter or opt for another organization.Please help
Put on 20lbs since the pandemic WFH. Sit in my home office all day (7:45am - 6pm) and have 3-4 drinks after work at home. Any tips to break this cycle?
I have my COVID vaccine appointment this upcoming Wednesday. I am able to chose one of the three. Thoughts/recs?
At what point do you ask about relocation assistance in the process? I don't want to come off as asking too much, and I've only just had one round of interviews. Do I want until an offer might be closer or do I talk to the recruiter about it now before proceeding further?
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