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Has anyone successfully negotiated time off (thinking 1 month) before starting at a new company? Any tips?

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Tell them your preferred start date…

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You can just say you want to take some time off between jobs and want to start on XYZ date. If they are not flexible on this it’s a red flag.

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Yes, tell them you can start on X date. Does that work? I was able to start 3 months after my offer because of year end stuff anyways.

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Sure - just tell them that you're unable to start until May or something. Just remember that in the US at least, your health care only extends until the end of the month that you left, so that may limit your ability to really take a long break.

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Yes thank you that will definitely be a factor!

Take time off in between jobs. Most likely they’ve asked when you can start so you may have told them already. Ideally, spend at least 2 weeks off in between jobs. You need the decompression and down time. Most of the time, companies are understanding. If not, do you want to work there? Idk.

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Good point. I am hoping to take time off in between. Thanks for the tips!

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I just told my preferred start date. I got my job in October and I started January 22nd. No one cares. I told them I had 2 vacations planned and wanted to start and not take 2 vacations.

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Mandatory PTO...how beautiful. Gotta love holiday season.

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Anyone else enjoying this holiday time on the bench?

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Looking forward to playing catch up after a post-holiday work week.... #not

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Recontemplating my career choice after taking my first vacation this year. How can I get paid for living?

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When you're the only one in your Lync contacts still online at 9PM the night before a holiday. Thanks, guys.

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Who needs a plus one at their holiday party this year?

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How many days of PTO do you all actually take a year? I'd say I probably average around 8 days (not including holidays)

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When your male colleague thinks you are JV enough to be tricked into doing work for him over the holiday when he compliments your powerpoint design skills #lol #skillsetproblems #Imbusybyotch

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Being that it's the holiday season, does anyone ever really eat the J-E-L-L-O mold? 🎁🎄🍴

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Accidentally synced the clients calendar with mine and am notified every time someone is out of the office. NO ONE CARES YOU'RE ON VACATION BARB.

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This holiday party sucks

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When you don't have an Uber receipt to show when you left the corporate holiday party because you walked home...and you have no idea what time you got home.

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Holiday work parties: where you finally meet all the people you e-mail.

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Serious question: Should I leave my work laptop home for 2.5 weeks of out of town PTO?

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