Hi everyone! I recently accepted a new job with a Big 4 and am also newly engaged. I have a couple of concerns… the main one being that I may not have enough time off for 2022 to cover taking off for the wedding, honeymoon, and then a couple of other weddings where I’m supposed to be a bridesmaid. Do you think there would be any wiggle room with managers allowing time off, or is it generally pretty strict? (Continued in comments)
Is it possible to pass REG in a month of studying? I am going to take vacation about 2 weeks before the exam as well.
My psychologist, whom I have been seeing for close to a year, has called me out for cancelling too many appointments (all were because I was out of town for work, vacation and weddings). I felt attacked. I always have her notice and blocked the time in my calendar and never missed when in town. She also included in my cancelled appointments some that she had to cancel due to emergency and she cancelled last week due to vacation. I totally understand her time off but feel like I am being blamed
Got signed off from work a couple of weeks back due to work related stress (severe anxiety). I was the lead on a multi million pound project and the stress got to me. Firm was supportive. However, ive decided that I definitely do not want to continue working at my current firm (the stress is just not worth it) and am considering handing in my notice during my time off. Any thoughts on whether thats a step too far? Should i return to office full time before handing in my 3 month notice
How many PTO days does the average company give out? 20 days seems pretty normal to me but I’ve interviewed with companies who give out 13-15 PTO days which seems very low.
Has anyone bought a vacation rental in Orlando? Any tips? Looking at reunion, windsors, champions gate. It’s all a little overwhelming. I’d plan to rent it out part of the time on vrbo and stay there maybe a month a year.
Hello All, Looking to learn how California employers are capping accrued vacation. Say accruals increase with years of service and at 10 years an employee accrues 4 weeks per year, versus at 1 year an employee accrues 2 weeks per year. What is the cap for the 1 year (2 weeks) versus the 10 year (4 weeks)? For example, do you cap at 1.5x across the board? Or, does the accrual cap change?
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)
Did Netflix set the House of Cards release for tomorrow to prevent us from binge watching over the holiday weekend?
Joining Strategy&/PwC soon but have a pre planned vacation. Recruiter had mentioned that it shouldn't be a problem and we can talk as we get closer to joining date to finalize. Has anyone been in the situation before and what do you recommend I do? I'm worried that once onboarded, I won't get my vacation approved
Any good shows to get into for the upcoming holiday break? Something similar to Succession perhaps but open to any suggestions
Just remember that, at the base of it, every Jewish holiday makes it a mitzvah to get drunk
First vacation in a year coming up next week. Help me be motivated to work the rest of the week 😅
My boyfriend of 3 years broke up with me yesterday (he moved back home recently, we were doing long distance, and he decided he wanted to focus his time on rebuilding relationships with family/friends he lost touch with). Do any of you have tips of coping with heartbreak while also trying to manage work? I have too much on my plate to take time off, but I’m worried my focus isn’t going to be there on Monday.
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.
Asalamualaikum everyone, hope everyone had a great thanksgiving holiday and some Black Friday shopping with family and friends? This is my first time in this bowl and I’m liking what I see so far.
Single M. Burnt out with extreme work and a micromanaging boss. Taking a week of vacation for July 4th with no plans. Any travel ideas/suggestions for a solo traveler from TX? Flights/hotels can be covered with points to anywhere within US. So no constraints. Any group tour suggestions are welcome too
Planning to accept another job soon but have a scheduled 1 week vacation starting next week. When should I put in 2 weeks notice that I’m leaving? Is it a risk that they withdraw approval of my long-approved PTO? New job wants me to start ASAP so I’d feel bad delaying start dat over a month if the solution is to wait until after vacation to give 2weeks notice
I'm having difficulty making personal connections with students this year. I teach hybrid, so I have a room half full of students in front of me and half at home on zoom. I have tried playing educational games, I greet them each time I see them, I try to do small talk, I make positive comments on their work, it just isn't happening. Any ideas?
Thinking that anytime I'm in the SkyClub it is wine o'clock, even if I wouldn't be drinking at 3pm in the office (or home office).
The hard lessons you learn in the hospital... ALWAYS wear a mask when changing a flexiseal bag or you're going to have a bad day. 💩💩
With the travel ban lifted, does this mean we can now get visa stamps from consulates in EU without requesting the NIE?
Does anyone have any tips for starting the conversation with people about promotion readiness? I know I need to proactively bring it up in conversations, but want advice on the best way to frame
401k or Roth IRA? Should I be prioritizing the Roth IRA first when I'm younger? Even mix?
I need a deck on House of Cards' lessons learned on how to apply the Underwood's strategies and scheming in consulting.
I’ve been burned by the stock market before trading options (when the market bottomed out in 2016) and I learned my lesson on recklessly speculating on spikes and dips in the market. Anyone else feel like this situation is gonna create a class of retail investors who are over confident in the “ease” of timing the market, without doing an research, after all this dies down?
I’d love some help thinking through this. I’m currently renting for $1600 base ($1800 total) and live in the least desirable part of town, and expect it to raise to about $2k/month. I was planning to buy my first property in the city and Airbnb part of it, but it will take me about a year to save up the cash (~$500k starting). Eventual goal is to move more rural but trying to build to FI. I found a property in my ideal dream location for $280k but it needs work, and can’t Airbnb it. Continued
Re lateral search: Collective thoughts on whether a referral is good just to get you to a screener, or whether it carries any weight re hiring? Tis the season!
Anyone done, or know someone who’s done the mit sloan fellows mba? Considering that or an EMBA.
What’s everyone’s desired end game in this industry? I know we don’t all want to be CCOs or start our own shops. Travel the world? Be a film director? Not a damn clue?
Anyone got their passports back from the consulate within 2-3 days after the H1 visa status showed administrative processing?
Unfortunately was just laid off. I’m taking this as an opportunity to look forward to new experiences and people to work with. If anyone knows of any Producer gigs, I’m now available. I’m agency side.
Thoughts about taking paternity leave piecemeal? I.e one month full time then a 2-3 days a week for the rest of the two months so I can work while taking care of my child?
I just saw a cool variation on the Bitmoji classroom: Students designing their own virtual lockers with 10 things that tell something about them! cool, huh?
Going to hit 85 segments with air Canada ... will they allow a step up by paying? Worth it?
Hi This is Mriganka Das working on Big Data Analytics in Nomura . My total experience is 6+ yrs and relevant in Big Data is 2.8 yrs .If there is any openings in any of the Big 4 pls do let me know..
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