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.
I have a vacation planned in about eight days. Instead of being super motivated and get work done ✔️ , I’m starting to slide into it. I’ve tried making to do lists and “eating the frog” . Nothing is working I’m not sure what’s wrong with me
Is it unethical as realtors working in an office to block chunks of time off for personal reasons? Some of my coworkers stay in their desks for up to 10 hours, but I've taken up the habit of blocking at least 1 hour daily for lunch, breaks, and other issues that may arise. Do you do this as well or do you prefer to work straight through your day?
Tell me if this is selfish or not. I adore my family, but since they're doing a very lowkey Christmas situation this year, I really would rather take a weeks vacation on my own. Obviously the holidays are about spending time with those you love, but I'm tired! And I see my entire family at least once a month for a group dinner. Am I a bad daughter/sister if I choose vacation this one time?
Found myself in a conversation with the branch manager (white male pushing thru his late 60's) about holiday decorations. I just told him how I've been directed by corporate to keep the winter holiday decorations as non denominational and he nearly exploded. Starts saying how Christmas is the "American Way" and "nobody is going to take MY Christmas" and "this is MY BRANCH, I will decorate for CHRISTMAS" and so much more. I'm just flabbergasted, frustrated but not surprised.
Which Job Offer Would You Pick? I’m fortunate enough to have recently received 2 job offers. Which would you pick based on the following information?:
Job Offer 1 - Salary: 10,000 more per year than Job Offer 2, less PTO than Job Offer 2, better work place culture
Job Offer 2 - Salary: 10,000 less per year than Job Offer 1, more PTO than Job Offer 1, better benefits than Job Offer 1
Job duties are comparable. Feel free to ask questions to help you decide! Thanks for weighing in!
Normally struggle to get out of bed for work but had no trouble waking up on PTO at 6am to make an early tee time. Why?!?
How does your firm deal with underperforming associates? We are crazy busy but have a couple first-years on vacation, 50-100 hours per month, and thinking we are a "lifestyle" firm. I don't want to just fire them, at least not yet, but I want to see a change. How many second chances do you give? How many months under budget?
Posting on behalf of a friend:
Currently at Deloitte in Cyber (100% client facing) and just got an offer for an internal cyber role at McKinsey. Wanted to know if internal employees get the same benefits (PTO, 401k match, Grad school assistance for high performers) and if there were ever opportunities to move into 100% client facing roles for internal employees.
When should I give a new client a heads up that I will take time off for mat leave? I started with this client about a month ago. There’s no SOW, and it’s a few hours a week for random projects. I didn’t tell them I was pregnant at the time we started. My plan is to work until the end of the year, and then take time off. When is the best time to let them know? Asap? A month before? I don’t care about picking things up once I’m back but I’d like to be courteous.
Have seen comp for NACR (restructuring) listed at around 150-200 for analysts, 200-275 for associates, and one mention of senior associates at 375k. Supposedly NACR gets crushed in terms of hours. But i've also read that targets are around 2000 hours per year? Something doesn't add up.....e.g. Associate $550/hr * 25% cap rate * 2000 billable hrs = $275k.......but 2000 hours is slightly over 40 hours a week (including 4 weeks vacay), not the 80 hr/week. So is there a ton of time on vacation?
Should we give a bonus for daycare ladies or housekeepers for the holiday season? If yes how much do you do/have you seen?
How is RSM PTO? Understand it’s unlimited, which limits more than accrued, but any insight on what you like/dislike?
Burnout is because you did something consistently for an extended period. You can do quick fixes like go on vacation, get some sleep, exercise more. But they may only help temporarily, depending on your level of Burnout.
Try adjusting your approach to work / life to a more sustainable, and ideally, enjoyable balance.
Debating on Aruba vs. Turks and Caicos for an upcoming vacation. Most likely will stay at the Ritz either way. Thoughts?
some folks at WPP received 25 options as a nice holiday perk. At a grant price of $48. If you sold today you could get $4 each. That’s all. Ok thanks bye.
My wife and I each just got new prescription glasses and sunglasses and spent $1,500 after insurance. Went to LensCrafters and all frames were “designer”. Did we get ripped off lol?
Hi! My friend found a stray dog that gave birth to puppies. They need help with finding a living space for the dogs. Anyone who can foster, plz dm me. Also, please share any advice or sheltors/ fosters. Thank you
Hello everyone, other than LinkedIn, indeed, Dice, or zip recruiter what are other job search sites that people use ?
I have a job offer I'm considering and everyone I've spoken to in interviews has been great. But the recruitment process itself was clunky, slow, and not applicant-friendly. Does that indicate my experience working there will be bad? Or is it more important to look at the actual content of the interviews, which was good? For context, the company is owned by an equity firm and it seems like some of the bureaucracy is coming from them.
Hi, does anyone have any idea about the notice period time in probation period in Infosys??
Anyone here from Australia? I need Native AU people for my on going project i'll pay $30usd per 1 hour Audio recorded. PM me for more details or add me in Skype: rosthie.celis9
Freelance (or FT) creatives with Esports creative HMU.
Creatives who also walk and talk gaming and can name drop streamers at the flick of the wrist. Also HMU.
Must be US based.
People worrying today should read books on trading psychology! Not being patronizing- it will help you in the future, not just for investments but for doing better in life!
Anyone know of any places hiring in Anchorage, AK that won't completly write me off as a potentional canidate due to a background check? I've been in customer service/retail sales for 20+ years now in many different industries and I'm great at it. Unfortunately my one mistake I made while helping in-laws and supporting my family is biting me in the ass. Seems like every job I'm a perfect fit for says no once they go on CourtView without letting me even explain why I have what's there.
Unusual situation: Increasingly looking like I’ll have to relocate my team of 9 ppl from LA because many of them - incl me - are subject to the recent immigration restrictions. Firm supportive of Toronto or Rotterdam but we are generally market-agnostic. What are some other non-obvious cities I should think about? Generally English-speaking, permissible immigration environment, good STEM talent pool, MCOL. What’s Sydney or Melbourne like these days?
Where does everyone look for jobs
What are steps to becoming a realtor? First step, be attractive! - Confessions of a Realtor
what are the current bands of Manager in the people & org practice of PwC, the one aligned with tax.
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As a principal I give presents but never want to receive . With the current economy I want all faculty and staff using their hard earned money on their own family and loved ones . Educator pay is a key issue and I do everything I can to fund faculty and staff especially right now and last thing I want is those resources being spent on me. The greatest gift they could ever give me, is what they do each day for our school and students . I could be never want more .
Nope, not at all.
Hahaha. Nope. I don’t even think about it.