Has anyone ever used the Samaritans? My therapist is on holiday and I badly need help. My boyfriend is ghosting me after a fight and I have the strong feeling it’s over and he’s just being cruel. My self esteem and outlook are zero. I’ve been told EAP is terrible for this so need a temporary option that is free or very cheap. I’m based in the UK in case that helps.
When it takes you two weeks of working to catch up from one week of vacation...seems like it should be the other way around ☠️
Pro tip: use your PTO to go all in on a personal hobby or side project for a week. It’s super refreshing, and you don’t have the stress of travel.
Thoughts on buying Sheraton vacation home rentals (I.e. time shares). Math is: $18k total investment, spread over a 7 year, 13% loan, gets you a) 1 week of studio stays in 200+ resort locations b)...
How is everyone celebrating the holiday weekend?
Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?
"Who was your plus-one to that previous company event? Bring them to the holiday party!" "Yeah I'd love to but we actually stopped seeing eac--" "Anyway can't wait to see them at the holiday party!"
agile [ aj-uhl, -ahyl ] Creative department works through the summer while the account and strategy team goes on their annual summer vacation.
Thoughts on vacations: is it unrealistic to be left alone while you’re on vacation, even if it’s planned well in advance? Starting to feel like time away is impossible & slowly creeping into burnout
We risk exposure and bringing it home to our families every time we walk into work, yet are limited to time off work without penalty. What's your sick leave policy?
How do you guys know when it’s time to take a vacation? Currently feeling burned out and wish I would’ve booked one sooner
I want a holiday gift card from Deloitte 😢
Is there anyone from Gartner who can tell what they think about the benefits. How many days pto, what is the 401k like?, healthcare etc? Any idea how many days PTO dies an associate partner get?
I’ve been creating my pre-recorded video lectures using Screencastify since the beginning of the school year without any issues. However, right before the holiday break my students started experiencing issues where the screen would go completely black in the middle of a video. Has anyone experienced this before? I’m wondering if it might have to do with the program becoming overburdened by the volume of videos being created on the platform.
Is there a studio in the dmv area where I can go get a holiday photo taken with my husband? We did a photo shoot in the summer and really don’t want a full fledged photo shoot right now. Just a couple of photos in a studio with some sort of Christmas/ holiday set up. They always show stuff like this in movies, wondering if it’s real lol
Junior associate with deal closing tomorrow. Partner said that I need to cover for part of the day (despite the fact that I said I’m taking off for Yom Kippur) cause said partner is golfing. Also had to cancel a vacation for said partner a month ago. Sign to leave?
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
What do people do on vacation? First day of vacation and I can't rest - constant feeling of missing something important from work
Looking to make a move from Audit S1 at a top 15 firm in PNW to senior role in advisory in NYC by mid December. What can i expect in terms of hours, stress, compensation, etc? Any advice in the search? Had one call with recruiter but would like to line up several interviews to have options. Currently making 70k as S1 in Audit.
Anyone have any good recommendations on books for finance basics on different investment vehicles in PE, VC, and IB (PIPEs, Series A, converts, etc...)?
When the industry said they were committed to hiring black people for senior roles they mean CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER, CHIEF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION and various other made up titles that make no sense!?? GTFOH .....
Greetings Fellow Fish! Cut out FB while on medical leave and missed you guys. Prob can't tolerate writing more than this for now, but I hope that everyone has been having fun!
Getting ready to sign my contract and raise my right hand for National Guard. I have yet to tell my manager out of fear they try to let me go before I am “officially” in service.
What viable initiatives could firms put in place to make the work-life balance easier for junior bankers?
Is the exit to PE/HF from IB still worth it? I'm basing this decision solely on total comp / hours worked.
Looking to Recruit Sr. Program Manager in the IT team. $3B global medical device company. Someone who is at SC/M level would make a great fit. DM me if interested
Is Qatar airways a good option for parents coming from India in June? Are there any covid restrictions other than presenting a negative report? Their trip would be from New Delhi to Seattle if it matters
For referral, send the your resume to email@example.com. Locations: Trivandrum, Cochin, Bangalore, Thrissur, Chennai, Calicut
Were you out at work or with your family first? Would also love to hear if it was your gender or your sexuality (or both) too.
PwC 🐟 if you leave the firm (quit or laid off) do you have to return the firm sponsored phone? Or can you keep the device itself and give up the number?
What’s big 4 to another big 4 experienced sm signing bonuses looking like in FDD, right now?
Help a socially awkward fella out. Got a large bonus from a consulting project team with personal note ccing the other key member. I didnt know how to respond but did say thank you to the director in person. Should i still reply to that email?
I was offered a position at Deloitte for ~26k more than I’m making currently, but they told me that in 2.5 years when the contract is over I will be out of a job. Obviously I’ll be able to network within those two years and probably find something more permanent, so it’s very similar to gig work at BAH. I also just started a new project at BAH last month so I feel uneasy leaving after a month. Can someone at Deloitte give me more insight about PDM work at the company?
Unexpectedly got an interview for product management at a large tech company (potential dream role). This is a big deal for me and the direction I want to go. Trying to schedule the 1st round a week out so I can prepare, but can't help feeling like I'm not smart enough. Feeling really anxious about totally embarrassing myself, especially because I know how much others prepare. Any tips/advice on preparation or dealing with this level of anxiety for an interview?
Thinking about buying a home in the next couple of years either around the Chicago area or suburbs with access to the city. What’s the best neighborhood for a number of factors such as- diversity, safetiness, property value, school rankings, overall funness? I’m a South Asian man married to a White woman, so the location diversity does matter to me when raising kids. Thank you for all your help!
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