Tendering my resignation letter today. Hoping they’ll walk me out instead of asking me to stay for my notice period. I could use a nice vacation before starting my new director role 💪🏼💃
Question about PTO - my contract says 25 days but is this inclusive of any office shutdown over Christmas/New years (if there is one?). In Sydney office if that provides some context. Thanks!
Folks , need help. Have 1 week this month for vacation and don’t know where to go, Hawaii is super expensive, any international spots with quick visa turnaround ?
Hi everyone! Does anyone know if Morgan Stanley pay for the unused vacation days when you leave the firm (Location NYC)? Thanks in advance!
Christmas movies are my guilty pleasure. Any recommendations on some good Netflix holiday movies?
I need help figuring out compensation I should ask for. Right now I get no benefits except for a little paid time off which is a right not a benefit. Only make 49K. Want to make at least $65K. Any help would be appreciated!
Posting on behalf of a friend:
Currently at Deloitte in Cyber (100% client facing) and just got an offer for an internal cyber role at McKinsey. Wanted to know if internal employees get the same benefits (PTO, 401k match, Grad school assistance for high performers) and if there were ever opportunities to move into 100% client facing roles for internal employees.
Holiday parties / get togethers: are any of your sub teams doing informal gatherings prior to the holidays? Non firm sponsored, dinner or potluck style. I’m hearing from my people that some really want to get together, optional only event, just for the mental health boost. Curious if others are similar.
Hi everyone, I’m interested in joining Slalom as I’m doing interviews I was wondering what are the benefits, PTO, normal hours, dress code over there?
Exit op for a big 4 tax senior who doesn’t want to work over 40hrs
Been in PA for almost 5 years. Big 4 for 6 months now (local firm 4 years and top 100 firm for 8 months before jumping to big 4) and about to start taking CPA exams. I am certain I don’t want to stay in PA long term. What advice can you give me for what to do next?
-Work life balance. Don’t want to work over 40/45hrs. (Most important) Ability to take pto when I choose
-Remote. Or hybrid (SoCal)
Is it unethical as realtors working in an office to block chunks of time off for personal reasons? Some of my coworkers stay in their desks for up to 10 hours, but I've taken up the habit of blocking at least 1 hour daily for lunch, breaks, and other issues that may arise. Do you do this as well or do you prefer to work straight through your day?
Does anyone find life as an attorney completely unbearable? I do civil litigation and I constantly have that “it’s finals week/month” feeling with constant impending doom every which way I look, and I find it hard to escape from that even when I’m on “vacation.” My only hobbies are the gym, and cars, and I don’t even really make enough money to support the latter. Sometimes I feel like I need that shrink from Office Space to hypnotize me out of my misery
Has anyone taken a sabbatical? What was your company's policy? What was your experience like making the request?
As I get older, I'm beginning to realize how little personal time I have since so much of my time and attention is consumed by work. Working from home has dramatically improved my life, but I have begun to feel rooted to a single corner of my home with little variety. I want to have experiences in the world that 10 days of vacation simply can't provide.
Happy Holidays Everyone! NYC Holiday Nostalgia Train R1/9 - 4K -Transit Museum https://youtu.be/xYi0I4YAEvI
Career wise - what would be best? A change management role at Crowe working government software upgrades Or Change Management role at a name brand childcare company? The culture fit at childcare company is amazing.. remote, unlimited PTO Crowe , I'm not sure since it's working with government.
Should I get my principal a holiday present?
Does anyone know how to explain a 1 year 4 month employment gap on a resume? Took time off for health/family reasons and I keep getting auto rejected by the ATS. Sent out 100 applications, only 1 interview. Applying for financial analyst roles, 2 years corp tax Big 4, 3 years audit senior at smaller niche mid sized firm w/ an international office 1.5 years Internal Audit $22B healthcare Company in that order.
startup Gig Alert: I am looking for a brand designer to join our startup team at Lifelines (truly a startup and we’re not in stores yet). We’re a product company set for revolutionizing how people approach sensorial wellness and I’m looking for someone with holistic experience in branding / art direction with a clear, bold visual style. Around 5 years of experience preferred. But work and personality trump years in experience. Always remote+unlimited PTO. Send me books / portfolios.
Heard that deals working hours can be unpredictable. For those who are managers in deals, how do you balance out vacation, dinner and weekend plans? Any tips/advices will be helpful!
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Never gonna apply to EY ever again. After 6 round and 2 months of my life they come back and say we can’t hire you because of H1-b. Are you f*****g serious.
Piggybacking on my previous post about beginner plants. What about succulents? Are they low maintenance?
Anyone in Deloitte GPS received or heard word of layoffs? If so, what service line and what level?
Need some referals for AWS DevOps position .
Total YOE - 2year and 10 months .
Can join within a month.
Thanks in advance :)
Is it possible to move from SDR to presales externally? I have a year of saas SDR experience, 2 years of sales experience. Was just told the move is not attainable internally.
This made me chuckle
Did anyone get their gc filed and approved at pwc? How much do you owe back to pwc if you quit in under 2 years of gc approval?
I'm looking to improve my communication skills to navigate a very political environment better (i.e. I need to be more diplomatic). Any books recommendarions are appreciated 💁🏼♀️
Any recruiters here work at Capital one?
Chicago’s planned parenthood is having a March on Saturday morning. First rally, words of wisdom?
Any recommendations for a us based appointment setting company? I’m looking for a leader in the industry.
It’s my birthday today ..
JOB ALERT!!! LA-based, award-winning PR shop in need of a manager of analytics. We’re not normal PR analytics; we’re, like, COOL PR analytics using unique and proprietary media and social tools, custom research within media, audiences, and consumer trends, and you get to work within gaming, luxury auto, audio, technology, and food and beverage. We’re 99.9% remote (except for team meetings when it’s safe), and can work from anywhere! Message me if you are interested or know someone who might be!!
Looking for a junior social media manager - NY. Cool startup you’ve heard of. Great job, team and mission. DM if interested.
Whoever did the latest Sonnet spot should feel ashamed of yourself. Can’t find a link but the summary is basically comparing insurance advancements to landing on the moon. It’s the canadian Kendall Jenner Pepsi spot.
Thoughts on Ram Nepali controversy ?
If anyone is giving training at academy level then will that employee get paid for that?
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My brother is being committed because of severe OCD and delusions/hallucinations of hurting himself and the people around him. He has no life and has trouble leaving the house. About 10 years ago he felt better and got a degree in Computer Science but can't/will not work and he collects social security. At this point I am just waiting for him to die and not sure what to do as there is always an excuse for not improving his life. Anyone deal with anything like this?
Anyone else’s anxiety cause almost constant dizziness and random ringing in the ears? It seems my “symptoms” change constantly and all I do is worry that there is something much larger wrong. I’ve
Does anyone have this issue : I realized I’m the kind of person who puts my heart and soul in a job because I’m genuinely passionate / wants to learn and excel at what I’m doing daily. But this became problematic because I usually find the job boring at some point and loose interest / motivation and look for another job to learn something new. I also tend to get almost burned out. Sometimes I ask myself why do I have to make it so complicated? But I always look for the next challenge.
Has anyone ever experienced manic periods due to migraines? Did they go away when the migraines stopped? Just curious to hear personal experience
My 17 yr old son has a history of Tourette’s , ADHD and says he feels mush and is never happy . He also complains about being insecure and forming relationships even though he has close friends but no GF. He tried Lexapro but stopped because he is against meds . Any suggestions or meds that anyone has used that have worked ?
Going for my first appointment with a psychiatrist. I accept that I have problems and have finally found the will to go on a path to fix them. Wish me luck fam
For the non-religious folks: do you haves fear of dying? I didn’t, but now that’s all I can think about...
No motivation to get out of bed
I feel that my analyst is doing a better job than I am and I feel threatened by that. Also, I feel I need affirmation from my bosses every so often. What’s wrong with ne
How do yall manage doing these trainings and busy season at the same time? My productivity has taken such a huge hit. A week and some change before, I felt very productive, even when working late. Today has me so burned out and I can’t make sense of it.
Does anyone else get anxiety or want to SCREAM or bash their computer’s brains out when a new email or ping comes through? How do I get over this anxiousness and anger?
If a company offers free session with mental counselors and therapists as benefits, do you think this would be an indicative that the work can be bad for you?
I know some insurance benefits provide it, but certain companies also offer paid sessions. Although this sounds great...I wonder if this shouldn't be seen as red flag for a toxic environment or unhealthy job in the long term.
I feel like a lot of people in this bowl may need to hear this, but a bad review doesn’t define you as a person! You still have value and you still contribute a lot to your teams!
Is there a way to sticky a topic for common mental health resources? I’ve seen some scary situations where basic guidance is needed and it should not be done here by non professionals. Some topics have concerning emergent issues that need to better handling. This bowl seems to be a popular stop for a lot of new entrants to the workforce so it’s a good time to consider adding in a faq, or start here first. I’m happy to start the topic, just wanted to start a dialog and gather feedback.
I feel like my depression traded 2 decades of potential and happiness for hurt, despair, and suicide attempts. I have it under control for the moment and I am trying to rebuild my life but I just can’t help wonder what might have been if I hadn’t had to suffer through this. I know I can’t go back and change things, but I also just can’t seem to stop these thoughts. Has anyone out there experienced this? I just want to focus on moving forwards as long as I can keep my depression under control.
Hi- advice needed. I left Accenture end of last year and have been job hunting for a couple of months. I recently interviewed for a position at a (comtinued below)
I’m depressed and forever alone
What are some ways you relax your mind after a long day of work (e.g get rid of the heavy head feel or clear your mind)
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