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Considering a role at EY. Worked there before they had unlimited PTO. What is the culture around using that benefit? I understand it likely varies depending on org, role, and project. But open to some personal anecdotes around this outside people I know and liar recruiters.

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You basically get at least 21 days off during the year. And much more flexible to take off every other Friday/Monday. More upfront planning and approvals are needed for 1-2 weeks off but it’s not as bad as people make it out to be. It’s only bad if you wanted to accrue for the max cap and get it paid out when you leave

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Do you feel like you can still plan a week vacation like 6 months out and be fine to take off then even If you’re on a diff project by then?

Personal thought - I have not yet denied a request for time off from any of my team members. So far, the requests that have come to me are for a week or two, and in times where the requestor's project had a lull or they just completed a key phase. No one has asked me to approve anything unreasonable.

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Unlimited PTO is a myth if you are in client facing role! 😆

don’t quite know yet but i started in september and my engagement ends mid december so i’m taking the whole week leading up to christmas off and haven’t seen any issues with it🤷‍♂️

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