I’m 9 days out from a desperately needed week-long vacation. I’m so unbelievably burned out that I can’t focus. I have so much to do before my trip, but I can’t seem to get anything done. I just sit at my desk and stare at my computer. Any recommendations for how to force myself to be productive for the next week or so?
My wife is asked to take unpaid time off for an indefinite amount of time vs. being officially furloughed. Is this disadvantageous to her since she can’t get unemployment benefits?
Spanx CEO gave every employee 2 first class tickets to any destination as well as 10k to spend on their vacation to celebrate the acquisition. What y’all get this year to celebrate record growth in consulting revenue?
I haven’t worked with a therapist before but know I’m totally burnt out and need some time off from work. Has anyone successfully started a relationship with a therapist and gotten their support to do an LOA shortly after starting with them? I’m worried because I don’t have a long standing relationship with a therapist, they’ll be resistant to supporting this. Would appreciate any advice
What could your employer do to make you happy and want to stay? I go first 🙋🏽 more time off and leadership be an example by discouraging unrealistic overtime work
I haven’t taken any vacation (other than one day here and there) all year. I’m taking two weeks off at the end of November and just told a partner and he was shocked (presumably at the length). Is this a faux pas?
Let the long weekend begin, we made it fishes 🥳🥳🥳. Enjoy the time off but don’t forget to social distance and stay safe!
How many days of PTO do y’all typically take while staffed and how do you socialise it? Feels like I will be letting my team down if I take time off, especially if its more than 1 Friday, since there will be no one to take over my workstreams and ensure they are completed on time. Other members are working as hard if not more and adding my shit on top of that feels cruel. We’re on a long term project so no opportunity to be on the beach soon (thats a good thing I know). Pls help.
What firms have unlimited PTO?
Any US employees have a house in an EU country where you spend a portion of your time? Looking to buy a vacation home in Spain and spend bench time/weekends there. How do you make it work?
Hey all! How is your firm handling travel? Is it voluntary or they start shifting towards a “no choice” to decide model? Is there any incentive from the firms to start traveling? Financial, PTO?
Landed a new job!! Couldn’t be more excited! I have two questions though— 1) how would you go about quitting your current job when in the middle of a two week holiday break? 2) I would like to negotiate for $5k-$10k more. Any tips from anyone who has done so successfully
Is this where we talk about how to low key dance to your favorite song at the holiday party but not be THE dancing negro? Lifelong problem.
That feeling when a well meaning manager keeps ending meetings with “have a happy holiday, and enjoy some time off with your family,” and he is unaware that some of us (a) already celebrated Hanukkah (and don’t really celebrate anyway), (b) are alone and unhappy, (c) kind of have no reason to burn PTO for a non holiday when you’re alone, bored, and have nothing going on in yet another month of a terrible year. It’s like one more set of fingers on a chalk board listening to such pleasantries.
So I just wrapped up an audit which pretty much brought an end to my busy season but now I have no work to do. I’ve reached out to my PML, my EM and other managers for work but they have nothing for me and have encouraged me to take PTO. I was planning on using my pto for later in March though so I don’t wanna use it just because I have no work. Any advice on what I should do?
Looking at an in-house role with a company with ~$1b sales & not publicly traded. Midwest market. What should I expect / ask for, in terms of bonus and other types of non-base salary compensation?
Average comp for s1 consultants here in Denver? I know I’m below market but curious to see how much.
How long did it take you to learn golf well enough to go out and play on a course? Just started taking lessons three weeks ago and really excited for it, but I’m not sporty and want to manage my expectations 😅
What are some good headphones for Skype calls? Preferably bluetooth. My current headphones bring in too much background noise of the slightest things for the person on the other end.
Anyone who worked in more than one big4 notice an obvious difference in culture? Or just have any feedback on differences between working in the firms?
What kind of cell phone/internet reimbursement programs do your organizations offer? Any WFH stipends or other COVID related perks you've seen? I keep hearing from sellers they get all these things covered but no one else in the organization does, yet we all have to work from home and pay for these things anyway... like I'd for sure have a phone and internet even if I worked in a different field, job, etc...
I recently changed jobs and my new 401K provider - Principal has very limited MF investment options. My prior employer’s 401K was managed by Fidelity and provided me access to a range of MF options. I believe that the fund options are negotiated by the employer and provider? Two questions. First - I have not rolled over my previous 401K to the new one. Would there be any problems. Second - is there a way I could move my current 401K to another (precious) provider?
To be FTM here, baby is due in September. What kind of support i’d need in initial few months? Both me and my husband will be on parental leave for 5 months and 3 months respectively plus will have some family members staying with us for initial 2-4 weeks non of them have managed newborns before. I’ll be hiring someone to cook for us or at-least help with cooking. Do I need nanny specialized in newborn care? if yes should I go with full time or part time in the first 3 months?
Current/former fedgov lawyers: how much is your annual health insurance premium for a family of 4 on a decent plan?
My sibling has an internship offer (an undergraduate student) for a satellite office of KPMG. Would anyone in the business tax division at KPMG be able to send me a message so I can ask a few questions?
Hoping to seek everyone’s advice here! I recently moved in-house and have more free time to invest in myself. Which direction would you suggest that I look to for growth? - UX/UI - Coding - Data Analytics - SHRM - PMP - Others?
Hi Fishes I joined EY GDS this month but not liking the work in the assigned project. It is not as per my expectations and not suitable as a developer. I have another offer from Bristlecone. Any suggestions? Should I continue working with EY GDS to have a brand name or switch to Bristlecone company (high probability of good project) Thanks in advance!
What is the approximate salary range for contract roles at PwC for Tax specialist position?
I want to do a online/ part-time graduate program while doing my full-time job. Would like to know what non-MBA programs are other folks pursuing, if any.
Thoughts on pharmacist salary vs consultant salary? My original path was to be a pharmacist(for the $$$) but instead choose to study IT(my interests) and ended up being a consultant. I’m Y3 making 120
I am hoping for some advice. I was a young mom (17 when pregnant) and ended up having three kids by 23. I’ve since pulled myself up by my boot straps and am doing well in my career and have seen good trajectory. The thing is, it’s always nagged at me that I never went to college. I don’t want to go to college in the traditional sense but my new employer offers some tuition reimbursement (if related to the job). I’m in tech, specifically software. What should I look into?
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