Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
When this is over, imma need a 3 day holiday to catch up on happy hours, house parties, and hang overs
How do you charge your time if you are on the bench but also planning on resigning in a couple weeks? I don’t want anyone to give me work but obv want to get PTO paid out when I leave. What have others here done?
I took PTO today (to my job) and worked today (to my family) and just sat in my home office on the internet
I’ve always been a social person and enjoy the team environment. However, as I move up in the firm and over the past few months, I’ve become very anxious for both internal and external meetings/calls and work in general. I’ve been working long hours since August and will continue to do so until April. The holiday breaks are making me anxious, as I’m expecting to be asked to work and not be able to disconnect. Not looking for sympathy, just some late night PA thoughts.
Word of warning, check your employee handbook about unused PTO. Apparently in New York State, even with labor laws protecting unpaid PTO, if it’s written in any employee handbook or material that unused PTO is waived when you quit, that‘s all the employer has to do to get out of paying you.
2nd year in and having gone straight from undergrad to banking, cant imagine what it feels like to have a “normal job” (i.e. 9-5, weekend free, no work on vacation, can unplug completely off work)
I accepted a new job, they said PTO was “generous.” I find out it’s 19 days a year of PTO (which includes sick days). I have two young children and we like to vacation 1-2x a year (no more than a few days away each time). Am I crazy that this is pretty limited time off? 8 of the normal holidays off during the year (working the week between Christmas and NYE). Thoughts? I dont know if lack of PTO is a good reason to back out, is it?
First year C here. Button down + chinos + blazer okay for the holiday party? Too casual?
I’ve never quit anything in my life. But I hate my job and see no way out and no future. I work 80 hours a week and don’t even have time to interview, and am out of pto. Anyone btdt?
Wondering if any of you typically get a holiday gift for the Exec you support, and if you do, what do you typically gift them?
Trying to figure out my vacation for summer/fall but wanted to leave enough days to take some time at Christmas. I noticed both fall on a Tuesday this year. Will ey give us off both Monday and Tuesday
Just wrapped up a 10 day vacation - didn’t go too overboard on food and stayed pretty active but drank almost every day (not normal for me). Could this be why I’m so bloated and feeling large?
Does anybody here own a holiday home and rent it out? Thinking of building one but given there's barely any tourism I'm thinking my funds could go further elsewhere.
I want to go from Tech Consulting to Commercial Law (UK). I know that I need to apply for Vacation Schemes, or try my luck with a Training Contract. Any advice would be much appreciated!
About to take an offer at EY. Want a baby soon and saw the great news about increased parental leave. Question is, can u use vacation time consecutively with it? Right now most on leave take 5 months
Petty reasons you won’t work for a certain firm? Looking for a new position, and won’t even consider Grant Thornton because of their vacation policy.
For a potential full-time role, I’ve gone through a few rounds of interviews and was about to schedule another one, but then got radio silence from the recruiter. About a week has gone by. Any words of advice?
I don’t think i’m ever gonna get a internal transfer in to another service line. Would cold applying to one of the other big fours work? Don’t really no one else in there.
Just interviewed for this job that sounds superficially good but I think will take me back to the work I did 10 years ago but will pay my target salary and will have a fancy title (VP). I don't really want to do this but I need a job, have run out of UI and don't want to deplete my savings to nothing waiting for the perfect job. If offered, should I take it and continue looking or will it look bad? Changed jobs within 1 year once already. At least this job would be spinnable for what I want.
Anyone have any insight with the EY Dallas FAAS group? Have an interview with them next week.
HYP grad with summa, MBB, 750+ GMAT, but weak extracurriculars - how likely is one of HSW?
Have a second round interview with a higher up at BlackRock for an Associate role in products. Can anyone share their interview experiences or can current employees share perspective on working at the company in the current environment?
Why is it not ok to work remote from another country? I know people say tax issues but can someone elaborate? My friend at Facebook is able to work remote from his home country due to Covid with no issues.
Are people still seeing these fully remote positions in Big Law available/people joining your firm through them? I saw many in the spring, but not sure now that we are closer to September.
H1b 🐟 - what does it mean when your petition has an RFE? What kind of information do they commonly ask for? Apologies if this is a stupid question.
What does MBB do if H1B transfer is denied?
Client is in Argentina. Does anyone else work with NRC clients. I have a very specific question. Please DM.
Has anyone done a math lesson on the growth and analysis of the corona virus? If so how did you present it and what resources did you use?
Asking for my spouse. She is five months pregnant and has a amazon offer. She works for Deloitte too. Deloitte definitely has a better maternity leave but amazon is doubling her take home salary. Also agreed to work from home for two years. Thoughts? Stress wise her Deloitte practice ( strategy) is probably as stressful or more as compared to amazon role so it literally boils down to maternity benefits for us.
I got reached out to about a VC role, but I had never considered VC before. I do Product Management Consulting, but I do have both an undergrad business education and product design experience. What books / articles / sources do you reccommend if I want to learn more about VC? If you have worked in VC, what thoughts or advice would you want to share? Thanks for any info or advice you can share!
Bachelor Party ideas? Timeframe is May and not concerned about COVID (all of us have had it). Not interested in Vegas.
My H1B extension will be filed shortly (current visa exp 10/30). If I were to change jobs now, can my new employer file for h1b transfer while pwc extension is in progress? Has anyone experienced something similar before?
Do Accenture really have a proper recruitment process? had interview with Accenture yesterday. the person who interviewed me didn't ask for questions. No qsns frm basics r any process related, i have 5 years of exp in SAP SD, I am in to support and i clearly mentioned in my resume. that dumb keep on asking have I done any developments or any implementation experience.. i explained the tickets we get in our project he don't even care to listen to me. The call was completed in just 20 mins
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