I currently am trying to take two days off, got a mediation statement from OC, naturally I had to read it, and then I emailed the partner offering to do any follow up on the statement tomorrow. Lawyers trying to take time off… what a joke. anyone else have this problem?? Amazingly partner replied enjoy your time off and we’ll circle around Wednesday
Midsize firm and I am the only female. The managing partner told me I can’t take anymore vacation days if I take maternity leave. Thoughts?
Pwc - new joiner, how do we do vacation this week? I got the email but 2 days of vacation Monday and Tuesday is that the same as floating holiday? Or so I use a different WBS for floating holiday?
Managers, Directors, and above, is the money worth the stress and workload? Do you find yourself not sleeping, working on the weekends, and working on vacation?
We often talk about European OOO msgs in this group, turns out there are challenges. "As costs ballooned, officials were "stunned" by the French taking a month vacation each summer." www.yahoo.com/news/budget-overruns-culture-clashes-over-121033257.html
Just wanted to say I’m in your beautiful city on vacation right now and have met the nicest people! Everyone has been so friendly and helpful with recommendations on where to go. That’s not always the case with places I have been to before. Anyways, loving it here and all the great people that live here! Shout out to y’all!!!
On PTO during CRT results time. Don't want PTO spoiled by it, good or bad. Ask partner for it so it's before I leave? Or wait until after 4th of July holiday? 🤔
Anyone else at a shop that makes PTO for creatives a total rat race? Only 9 creatives per day.
What is a standard amount personal paid of time off in consulting (excluding national holidays)? Asking in days per year. Current offer is for 10 but that’s less than my old firm. However this is my first job switch so I’m not sure what’s considered average.
How is Deloitte with PTO? If I need to take a Thursday/Friday off- do they let me fly back on a Wednesday instead?
EY - ladies, what to wear to the holiday party?!
VC guy in SF running one of their portfolio companies reached out. I straight up said I’m looking for a job. I’ve now got a meeting with him bolted on to my upcoming holiday to the US. How to nail it?
The 3 weeks of pto that do not affect utilization are also for USDC? I took a 6 days recently and my utilization went down…
I’ve never been a regular vacation-taker, but now I’m resolved to become one. Especially because my company has an unlimited PTO policy. Would 4 weeks of total vacation per year be considered a lot/excessive at your company? I’m thinking of doing two one week vacations, and one two week vacation, and booking them far in advance.
Any thoughts on the MBA program at Boston University? Is Boston University MBA good enough for positions at FAANG or MBB? And what about the MBA program at MIT?
Did EY put restrictions on AMEX card? I can’t upgrade to platinum. Also do you guys know if I can use personal card to pay for hotel since we have to submit receipt?
My daughter dressing herself
I saw a Harvard? study circa 2013ish that said effectively “be most conservative when you retire and get more aggressive as you age”. But can’t find it now. Anyone seen this and know where to find it?
Acn people: Got a generic email from TFS taking about things to do when on the bench, it also mentioned we must now be in the local office everyday, legit or ignore?
Starting at Monitor Deloitte as SC next week! Any advice for someone brand new to consulting (previously an engineer who did an MBA to pivot)? Especially starting virtually! Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Is the tip given to blue collar job worker same as bonus given to white collar job worker? This question is focused on US work culture.
Which Bain office is hiring now?
Thoughts/experiences with gua sha?
Quit my cushy job a few months ago because I was totally burnt out and mental health was shot. Thinking about quitting this industry all together - anyone else go through similar? Any advice? Thanks!
All these rejections making me think I should lower my asking salary. I’m an M looking to jump to product management and asking for $140k in DC. Am I being unrealistic here or should I keep asking for this?
How much is a senior con 6.5 year work ex (2 pre mba, 4.5 post mba) tier 1 mba expected to earn at Deloitte india strategy consulting?
Hi folks - Any recommendations for a good immigration lawyer? Looking for some guidance on my wife’s OPT/H4/EAD
Starting long distance with someone who is a 2 hour flight away from me. Any tips or advice from someone who has been in the same shoes?
Recently joined PwC and submitted an expense report which got approved. How long does it take to get the deposit? Does it come with the paycheck or separately?
Told CRO I wanted to break in a 1st year assoc and analyst on this deal. They have performed so, so bigly. Feel like a proud father. #HappyVP
I got fired from Facebook in 2013 and then got a better job at Google (five years now). I want to go back to Facebook, but I'm not sure if they'd consider me again, or if it's even less likely.
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