We risk exposure and bringing it home to our families every time we walk into work, yet are limited to time off work without penalty. What's your sick leave policy?
Anyone successfully negotiate their vacation time? I have never had more than 3 weeks off and well past 10 YOE...
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.
Partners - Do you ever take vacations? I have been at my current firm for about 1.5 years, and in that entire time the partner in my group hasn't been out of the office a single time. Is that normal? I can't tell if it's standard for big law partners to not take time off, if the dynamics for my group may be different (only 1 partner in the entire group), or it the partner I work with is just a masochist.
What should I do during the 3 weeks I have before starting my new job? I feel like my mental health at my current one hasn’t been the greatest so I would somehow like to maximize the time off
Our nanny is taking vacation soon and my mom is watching our 2 kids. A friend’s nanny offered to drive our oldest to/from preschool and watch her over lunch so that my mom isn’t racing around (cont)
I’m unable to focus on work and I keep dropping the ball on some projects. I hate to put this on my personal life but I’ve experienced three family deaths (including a parent) and a death of a good friend all within the last five months. I feel like I should have taken significant time off but I think now it’s too late with end of the year financials etc. Does anyone have any tips on how to bounce back up?
I go back tomorrow after a week's vacation. When is it expected I start catching up on email? Tonight? Tomorrow?
Teachers leaving school on Friday’s and holiday breaks 😂😂😂 https://www.instagram.com/p/CTxwMgdDEzN/?utm_medium=share_sheet
I will never understand grown ups that don’t have children that still choose to vacation at Disney
Hey could use some honest opinions on this because I’m still in shock. I was preparing to give in my resignation + 2 weeks from EY on Monday to jump ship to Deloitte. I accepted the offer from Deloitte on Friday, and I just got hit with a bomb today that my brother has cancer and we have no idea what stage it’s at. Should I just rescind my acceptance from Deloitte? I don’t know how it would be taken if I start at a new firm and immediately need substantial flexibility and time off.
When you start planning your vacation in excel 🙃 and the worst part is it’s actually making it easier
I heard most of us are off for some holiday next week, so enjoy the day off to prepare for the holiday!
First year C here. Button down + chinos + blazer okay for the holiday party? Too casual?
Would Publicis Sapient MC practice have exit ops at the same level as Big 4? Or is their brand name closer to Tier 2 strategy consulting firms and MBB?
Anyone come through LGA terminal B in the last few minutes? How long was the line/wait for a yellow cab?
Recommendations for a good webcam for Zoom meetings? My laptop camera isn’t cutting it anymore.
someone save this attorneys job. I hired an attorney with 5 years experience. I send her assignments and usually the law we're using. She never reads the breifs or memos we've prepared. Does her own research and usually misses the points. When I ask why she says she's intimidated by the memos etc and they're "hard". That drove me up a wall. We don't get paid to do easy things. Just because it's hard you give up? WTF.
Anyone want to give me a referral to A&M?
Deloitte vs Accenture benefits. What's better? (Deloitte seems to have a lot more holidays considering the collective disconnect)
it’s four years into work from home.. …. your boss still doesn’t wear headphones or mute themselves on calls … . … you’re trying to present your work….. another day, another battle with what you said two seconds ago
Did your salary freeze when you went on mat leave? (I.e. if you got a raise/promotion while on mat leave, it’s not effective until after you come back to work). I heard this has to do with short-term-disability insurance companies. They only pay your salary/rate at the time you start leave. But I feel like the employer should make up for the difference. I mean, why do you have to be paid less just because you are on mat leave. Thoughts?
Comp question - what should a B4 Senior with a CPA, CFF, CFE, and a MBA with 4 years forensic exp (D&T) and 6+ years non-forensic exp (industry) in NYC and DC markets expect in this current climate?
Anyone willing to offer a referral to Deloitte human capital consulting? Heard there are ongoing layoffs, but there is a really interesting new job posting which fits my background. Thanks!
Which project management tools would you recommend to keep track of multiple different work streams and action items across 8-10 ongoing projects? I don’t want to use this collaboratively with other stakeholders but mainly for me to track as the PM. Are there any tools except “Planner” that can be used with MS Teams? Thank you @
How do I dress like a McKinsey while on a Deloitte salary? Any cheap places to get a bunch of blazers? Willing to import.
Has any mom used an organizer to help get home in order. I have a new born and my house is a mess right now. I interviewed a cleaning lady@and she said she will use two sessions to organize my home. I am not sure if 150 dollars is worth it. Ladies who have used@such service any feedback?
Ok be honest, candidates. I really love this set of questions, I’ve been considering shifting my current interview style to these questions - I think they really give you an idea of who this person would be within the work setting. But the questions almost feel too deep for a recruiter to ask. What would you think if a recruiter took a different path and asked these questions instead of the usual ones? https://blog.shrm.org/blog/9-interesting-interview-questions-that-actually-reveal-a-lot-about-candidat
What is everyone’s top 1 or 2 favorite books on personal finance? I’m always looking for a new one to bring into the fold of what I’m doing
Out of curiosity -what skills would you say new hires should focus on acquiring to best position themselves for exit opps?
As someone with a background in the military, is it worth it to try to go back to the government as a tax analyst or senior tax analyst for the Dept of the Treasury? I'm wondering if I'll have an edge in getting hired as I've been at the GS-13 level before I left the military and I'm hoping I can use that time in service to add to a pension time requirement in the government.
Anyone who renege and get any backlash? I signed an offer with a big 4 for full time and am still interviewing with other companies. ( Was an intern last summer and my offer got pushed out to summer cause my masters is 1.5 years and I graduate in December (In my defense the big 4 refused to let me go to another practice.) Plus pressured by parents to accept something before I graduate.
Thoughts on how much in surcharges before an award is no longer worth it? Eying an AirFrance nonstop (CDG IAD) in biz that’s 55K miles (from AmEx) but balking a bit at additional taxes/fees of $350
This dilly dilly thing is gonna run for a long time. How many months can they wring out of it? http://www.thedrum.com/creative-works/project/wieden-kennedy-new-york-bud-light-ye-olde-pep-talk
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