Need some advice! I'm a recent PhD grad (30 yo) in STEM, and just got some offers from different companies. Particularly, two of them are interesting to me. 1) from a Energy Market Company in Pennsylvania as an Operations Research Scientist, 95k + 15% bonus + very good benefits and generous PTO. It's a very chill job (9-5) with good people but limited opportunity to growth. 2) from a consulting company in NYC as a data science consultant, 130k + 10k signing bonus. Which one you choose? why?
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? 🤔
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
Currently have my vaca. balance maxed out, but I'm going to take a 3 week vacation in 2 months. Anyway to "spend" my vacation in advance w/o actually taking it so I can continue to accrue more vaca???
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.
Stuck in india due to delayed visa processing. HR just asked me to either take vacation time or unpaid time off while I wait. Curious to know if anyone in my situation explored any other options ?
How is Deloitte with PTO? If I need to take a Thursday/Friday off- do they let me fly back on a Wednesday instead?
Anyone else annoyed with the darn holiday cards with everyone's picture perfect families? Dont get me wrong, there are some I genuinely like bc I like them. Some just feel like its rubbing it in. Or all in my head :(
Hi, I got selected in wipro. I have worked in 3 organization till now. So in my first organization my last working day was 23rd oct 2017 and for my 2 nd organization my joining date is 25 sept 2017....these dates are overlapping because my 1st organization had vacation concept(bench without pay)..... So i served notice period there and my second organization asked me join immediately. Will this overlapping affect my bgv in wipro? Everything is genuine. Any suggestions?
Anyone else at a shop that makes PTO for creatives a total rat race? Only 9 creatives per day.
Advice on how to make first Tumi purchase? Full-set? Discount retailers (Nordstrom rack, etc.)? Holiday sales? I assume PwC doesn't have a corporate discount, so any help is appreciated!
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.
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?
EY - ladies, what to wear to the holiday party?!
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?
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
What kind of house can I afford with 100K in cash, 110K salary, and no debt besides 500-1000 a month for food/fun? I live in SoCal
I am very conservative in investment. Have $650K in CDs/HYS, $50K in stock funds, and maxing out 401K. I have no debt except $520K of house mortgage @ 2.6% interest rate (house value is approx $1M). Does it make sense to pay out a portion of the mortgage or should I invest more in the market?
Thoughts between a startup PE firm vs. corp dev at a large, publicly traded multi-billion dollar company?
Those of you who got a convertible/standing desk, is it worth it? Considering getting one but I honestly don’t know how often I’d stand
Currently at an agency interviewing for client side. Next round is with brand managers- what type of questions would you ask/ skills would you want from the brand side when working with a media manager?
Are there any disability insurance companies who would take a bipolar client? Please help!
30,manager IT advisory.Tired of this line of work &want 2move out.May be too late for MBA.Suggestions plz! Not sure if industry is good option &do they offer lateral shift 2different profile once in😓
Got contacted for a position at one of the best investment banks for product management. Would this be a way to get into FAANG?
Someone want to explain how everyone in consulting can be this duped... we accept promotions for more responsibilities without knowledge of compensation... that literally doesn’t happen anywhere else. How dumb are we? Ps. I don’t count myself, I’ve never taken a promotion without jumping firms :) though plan on doing it next year - as SM
Anyone else feel like we’re all getting a raw deal on healthcare? Switched to industry and one 30 minute doc appointment is $450 out of pocket.
Spotted in PHX #yolo
Hi everyone, I have two questions: - In the US, how much importance is placed by MBB on GPA after 3-4 years of work experience? In case of a low GPA, does this weigh a lot or after a while do they almost only weigh work experience? What about for tier 2? - Is it feasible for MBB (or Tier 2)to be hired in the US directly from Europe, or is it better to transfer internally to your own company? Thanks to all
thoughts on working at Kraft? looking to move to internal and saw a Manager role in the HR learning and development group. any thoughts?
How’s the senior solutions architect position at Cox Communications? What’s the day-to-day and total compensation like for this position in Atlanta? Cox Communications
Recently just swapped big4’s mainly for money / focus on work. Would it be career suicide to move to Arthur D Little (HCLS strategy), for another 40% raise..? Trying to talk myself out of it but the work, team, and comp seem appealing
What apps/systems do you use to keep track of all your projects and tasks for the various matters you're working on? I recently took on a more senior associate role and am juggling even more projects and assignments than before. I want to make sure I am putting my best foot forward and keeping track of everything I'm juggling so I don't drop something by accident.
Is there a woman out there who is bothered by someone addressing a group as “”you guys.” Your opinion is the one that matters.
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