On vacation but really spending 12 hours a day working on bschool apps. It's worth it but I'm bummed I can't enjoy the break with family. Anyone else with me?
I got let go from my job while on vacation. Found out through emails removing my access to brand pages and then received confirmation about it. I’m overwhelmed and can’t focus on the positive just yet
Dear Leadership: No, I will not cancel my vacation to continue to drive a broken plan. If "optics" seems like the best lever to pull, it is clear to me why we are where we are. #workSmarter
Would a company allow you to sign an offer and take PTO your second week (full week planned already) or would they prefer you start after the planned holiday and potentially not sign until then / risk getting other offers?
TFW when your SM announces to the team that your manager is leaving the project while the manager is out on PTO. -_-
on PTO today. ate a gummy after lunch. remembered right after it kicked in that i had a client presentation in 15 minutes. with the cmo 🙃
For HR folks, what do companies do when you resign during the holiday shutdown period? Do they let you go immediately?
When your S.O. has a bad day and stress bakes some cookies, you eat 2 of them and say they're great even though they're way overcooked and stiff. Everyone enjoy the holiday weekend!
I’ve been on PTO since yesterday but I keep checking my emails through my phone... what is wrong with me 😣
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.
Any agencies giving people time off for the one-year anniversary of WFH? I heard WK is completely closed today.
I received an offer from Deloitte as a Consultant - the offer letter didn’t specify amount of PTO. Should I clarify this with the recruiter or is it standard at every level?
Ive been on high intensity projects since June of 2020 and I am so grateful but I am exhausted....I need time off, but my current team seems really intense and doesn’t take well to people taking off. What can I do?
Best bang for your buck vacation -- looking for a decent beach immediately after busy season. Ideas??
My contract has 4 week notice for leaving the job, and the new job I’m about to accept would like me to start asap (and so would I). How shitty is it to do 4 week notice with 2 of those being vacation? Wouldn’t want to burn a bridge but 4 weeks, jeez.
Going outside Iceland (first time) for vacation for 4 days. Should I rent a car (expensive) or is there good public transportation that I can rely on? Thoughts appreciated
Dumb question but if I’m taking PTO Friday-Monday, is my end time at 12AM on that Monday or Tuesday on outlook?
Canada here, asking for a friend - is it possible to not allow an employee to wfh given the circumstances? Even when the firm is technologically capable? My friend doesn’t feel comfortable going in.
Eagerly awaiting to hear back to W+K to see if I got I accepted into their internship https://media.giphy.com/media/W1l55MBz0C9he/giphy.gif
How much should I expect as a salary going from big 4 FDD to in-house corp dev with 1-2 years experience as a senior
Hi Fishes Capgemini is looking for 4-15 years experienced candidates who can join immediately for below positions. If interested in referral, please let me know.
Career advice: I became an HR mgr/BP relatively early on in my career so have 7 years BP exp. and 9 overall. I work in pharma as a Sr. BP/manager now. I’d like to make a move into an AD or higher role but seem to only get consideration for lateral moves. Not sure if it’s because I don’t have enough experience or if I’ve never had direct reports? How did you make that first jump? I’d need to relocate for anything at my current org which is not possible for me right now. Thanks for insights!
Is it really too much to ask for a company to 2x my salary, hold my interest, and challenge me while allowing <=40 hours per week?? Begging
My AA flight got delayed by more than 2 hours. There were no weather issues. Any points for this?
Gonna get baby's heartbeat tattooed
Companies need to not dilute diversity with this whole diversity of thought jibberish - there are real issues re: bias, race, gender and respect in the workplace. Education around how to build better
Can we talk about the “Rise & Grind” / “Hustle Culture” aspect that seems to be organically baked into our role as Producers. Of course, it is what it is to some degree- but I’ve realized, in order to do my job effectively, my rest & work-life balance is a MUST. How have you handled that? Or do you just power through?
BOA Planning for permanent WFH ?? Is that true??
Thoughts on states that are trying to pass laws prohibiting mandatory vaccination of health care providers/employees?
Sudden call for case int - can't push. 1 week left. What do you focus on? Listen to LOMS frequently. Familiar with frameworks. Did prep lounge last year, but didn't interview. Out of active practice.
Real talk, tho. Would you be willing to make less if you could do interesting accounting work, be on a team of people you respect, and your hours were capped at 50 even during the busiest times? I’ve worked with countless professionals who find their salary has a diminishing return once it hits a certain threshold. It’s like there is an inverse relationship to happiness.
How do you all handle tantrums from your toddler during dinner? We finally made it out to have a socially distanced dinner with a female friend of my husband. My toddler started getting really fussy during dinner and my spouse continued his conversation -not wanting to leave. I took the baby on a brief walk but that wasn’t really helping. Spouse still did not want to cut dinner short (we were already on dessert) and he kept his conversation going. I sat down and baby is grabbing plates (cont)
I’m interviewing for an Accenture Strategy Manager role. How will the upcoming reorg impact that position, if at all?
Shoe recommendations for work when pregnant?
Hoping to get my PHR in the next year or so. Outside of employer reimbursement, are there other opportunities for this to get funded? I know SHRM Foundation offers scholarships for the CP, but I am looking for PHR specific help. Thank you! :)
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