I know this varies based on the company but besides project needs from the hiring manager, does anybody take multiple months between when your background check clears and you actually start? I don’t want to immediately jump from job to job but not sure if taking some time off is generally accepted.
Reminder to everyone: use your 2021 vacation time. Don’t let it pass you by just because you’re not traveling. Take a long weekend once a month to nap and eat chips in sweat pants all day. We all need to do our part to normalize self care, and sitting at home doing “nothing” is just as worthy of a vacation day as pina coladas on the beach.
S. Korea arbitrage opportunity? I am visiting in April wih my girlfriend who is a resident and has a bank account. Can she get setup on Korbit or another exhange, I buy BTC here, transfer to her, she sells for KRW and then we fund our vacation from the arbitrage profits? We wouldn't be trying to repatriate the funds or take them out of Korea
How to handle electric bill for a roommate who went on vacation for a month? Do they pay nothing?
I’ve been waiting for security clearance since July and just found out I’m pregnant after trying for a year. I’m hoping clearance will be granted in early spring 2021 and I can start work soon after. Thankfully taking unpaid time off isn’t a big issue (won’t be eligible for FMLA or parental leave), but worried about timing and telling HR & my supervisor. I’m planning to tell them once I start; know timing isn’t ideal and stressed about starting off on the wrong foot. Any advice?
Unless you’ll be committing malpractice by taking time off, here’s a reminder: you can’t take care of your clients if you’re burnt out. Turn your phone off, you don’t owe anyone an explanation.
Dog parents, what do you do with your pet when you go for a 2 week vacation or trip? We are considering getting one and as immigrants in the country, we end up visiting our home country once a year.
Leaving a company and starting somewhere new means having to start all over with vacation accrual, learning all the tools and resources/ins and outs to navigate through company support. What other things are kind of annoying but not when starting someplace new?
I've noticed that a lot of angel group meetings happen during the work day. My understanding is that most angels have other day jobs. Do people just take time off work to go to these meetings? Are most angels entrepreneurs themselves?
Throughout pretty much my entire career, I've never taken a true extended vacation. I'm about to take nearly 2.5 weeks off and actually be mostly away from work to focus on my wife and kids. To be honest, I actually have some anxiety about it. Any sage wisdom from others on disconnecting?
Hi, we are currently updating our Apprenticeship Policy and I wanted to understand what other organisations offer in regards to: 1. Rewards for exam passes 2. Holiday allowance during study Any detail would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Do I tell my manager I’m leaving the company before their 5 day birthday PTO or after? If I tell, it would be the day before their last day. If I hold on to it will be 2 weeks before my last day. I want to help interview for replacement if they want me to. Also wrapping up my project and Demi going into surge support work, which I expect to do while they’re OOO.
When's the best time to take PTO ... when you're staffed on a long project or on the bench
When traveling for work to a cool city do you guys take some time off pre or post to spend some time exploring? Any of you took your SO with you?
Best family vacation destination you've been to in the past year or two? Something covid-friendly but that will appeal to my wife and kids [son, 22 and daughter, 18] thanks!
How is RSM PTO? Understand it’s unlimited, which limits more than accrued, but any insight on what you like/dislike?
Sooo ready for the holiday party on Friday.
Younger partner here. You ever have a day/week where you feel like everything you touch gets screwed up? Feeling like I don’t “belong” right now. How do you recover? It’s crushing my confidence.
Cringiest hot mic 🎙 moment of WFH? I was on a webex and a phone call at the same time. The phone call was to provide so not very nice feedback about a peer. Turns out I was not muted in the meeting and said peer was on the webex. 😳
I've been four months into consulting, how bad would it look if I resign for another role? I am not enjoying it and am considering start looking for a new job, but I am not sure if it will close me doors in the future... 😄
How far does popularity of your work get you in breaking into those top-tier shops? I made a commercial this year that people still talk about/reference/meme on the internet, but I’ve never won a major award or worked anywhere substantially well-regarded and I worry it’s holding me back from that next step.
I have never had to travel for work and will be doing so for the first time. I am going to be the only woman (and person of color) in a group of 20 odd men. I struggle with anxiety triggered by travel. Considering all of these factors, what tips and tricks do seasoned travelers have? Anything you wish you would have liked to know when you were first time traveler? Any tips with anxiety?
Boba Fett was SO GOOD today. Crossover?!?!?!
Hi Fishes, I Got this scatterplot and in all the check ins I have received a good feedback. MY Team lead says this is due to low utilization(78%) Can anyone give insights ? Also what hike could I expect with this? YOE-2.5 Associate solution Advisor in RFA
What do you ladies do to perk up your appearance and confidence when you don’t have a lot of extra cash to spend? I always admire fellow women who seem polished even when not fancy and I’m using quarantine to up my game in caring for myself better.
Trying to meet a friend in the Union Square area on Sunday for brunch. Outdoors only. Preferably Mediterranean diet. Any recommendations?
Any Palantir Deployment Strategists out there ? How has your experience been and is it worth the leap out of the B4?
I have secured positive feedback from interviews and awaiting negotiation call. However it has been 3-4 days since I shared my documents. Does it take that long for negotiation call to come? Or is it something I should worry about? Can anyone give me any tip? Thanks.
Recently had outlook update and I lost the "suggested times" box in the bottom right corner which I used to schedule new meetings. Is there a way to get this back? I foind it alot easier than the scheduling assistant.
Feeling stuck with data analysis. I have a background in business, good interpersonal skills and a lot of drive to grow my career, but somehow I'm more and more seen as a "data guru" because my work is very analytical and I happen to perform very well at it. Anybody who went through a similar experience?
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Moving to NY for work in February 2022! Looking for a roommate(s) primarily looking in Manhattan anyone interested?
Looking to transition from IA to Consulting. Anyone out here looking? I have experience in SAP, HFM, OneStream & Netsuites. Thanks
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