How much time off is appropriate to take off for a wedding? I want to take 3 days off on either side of my wedding (6 days total), plus a week the next month (7 days total) for my honeymoon.
Hoping to do a 4-7 day end of an Australian vacation in the Philippines or Indonesia. I would love to do some hikes, beaches, and/or see a cool food scene. Which is better for those?
I need perspective. I was scheduled for a bunch of spa services today before a vacation. Early in the morning, a spa lady calls me to reschedule. I tell her I can’t reschedule due to my job. She replies that she remembers me mentioning that from a previous appointment she “helped me rescue.” She never acknowledged knowing me prior to that comment. I was offended as it came across as judging my stress level and availability based on a service I received years ago. Did I get unreasonably upset?
I'm a new hire and have no idea what to wear for the office holiday party. Any (serious) thoughts?
How many PTO days do you get at your firm (US)? Excluding sick days/public holidays. I will start: 17 at OW
How much did you spend per person on holiday gifts this year? Curious what most people are doing. Talking to friends I feel cheap. Although I’m a proud miser and don’t care, I’m just curious.
Is it acceptable to give your 2 weeks with some days that encompass a holiday (I.e. Memorial Day and the Friday before).
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
Book recommendations for a vacation?
Looking to take some PTO in Quebec City. Restaurant, bnb, activity recommendations? Thanks!
First time on the bench in five years and I want to draw it out. Any tips? Book PTO every other week?
What would you do with 2 weeks of vacation time?
EY- can vacation be taken in 4 hour increments? I want to take a half day one week because I need to leave out of town by 2p. Is that okay to charge 4 vaca and 4+ of other work?
Hey all, I remember seeing a email where it states PTO this year will not effect utilization.. But i see it resulting in a low utilization for me.. Both standard and adjusted are at 75%..Can someone please help me understand this.. Thanks
Prepping to ask for a raise as a female strategist in Toronto with 8 years industry experience. Making $85K with decent benefits and vacation. Any suggestions on what to ask for and how to ask?
Cannot think of a better day to take a PTO
"Why do you encourage us to not take vacation?"... Let's engage and not answer this question because we want to run you into the ground
I am in process of moving over to KPMG. Curious how the vacation/holiday policy is there?
Anyone can share insights on what is the average salary raise and bonus at Grant Thornton and Moody's investors service? Also, what should be the salary expectation range for a 6+ YOE, MBA, CFA ,FRM for New York Location in the financial services industry?
Mom is sick in India, unfortunately we are counting days. Can my US born daughter visit her, then can I request for my wife’s H4 visa stamping with a reason of assisting US citizen (child) to travel back? My wife doesn’t have valid visa so she’s unable to come down and see my mom. I’m finding ways to get her a Dropbox appointment.
I always hear stories about how it’s possible to hide in the big 4 and not be staffed...what’s the longest you’ve heard someone pull this off for? How did they do it? Asking for a friend..
Is it worth doing the bank bonus churn? Seems like a pain to keep switching direct deposits, but seems a good way to make an ok amt of cash at least for a yr.
why is it that if anything goes wrong on a client site, we blame our consultants when we know that the client is difficult? One of the key reasons people leave - no air cover
Working as Consultant at Cognizant Business Consulting now, I am being offered a role of Senior Business Analyst as a contractor for 1yr, initially for 6 months in Deloitte IN. I am a bit skeptical with this Contractor thing. Can someone guide me please? They say I don't have prior Big 4 consulting experience and hence this role.
Salary for PwC DDV SA? 4.5 YOE and CPA
I have two Big Pharma Associate Director job offers: 1) Medical Affairs, 2) R&D Strategy. Which function in Biopharma offers the best career trajectory? I’m a MD with 2 YOE in consulting.
Are staff augmentation common in Big 4
EY Find round at EY with Partner for Sr. Consultant CyberSec Program. What to expect for final round and compensation ? Are there any sign-in bonus or for relo. Location - Either Texas or Virginia (D.C) Have MS degree with 3+ yrs exp.
Anyone can refer for Deloitte usi - Java Backend position? Having 4 years of experience in java, hibernate, MySQL, sqlserver,
Thoughts on Prosci or SHRM-SCP certification? Which would be considered more valuable or highly regarded? Currently focused on Change Management but have a HR background (industry experience / area of study in college).
For those that joined consulting post-MBA, do you wish you had started earlier or do you feel it was the right time? 2 years in and wondering if I should commit to another 3 years for B-school...
Anyone have any advise for interviewing at Slalom? A recruiter reached out about some future opportunities.
Anyone else feeling almost more stressed out now that the vaccine is here? Made it this far by being careful... would be so frustrating to get sick with the new variant just as I’m waiting my turn for the the vaccine. Definitely preoccupying my thoughts.
Soon to start at MCK, do you guys use the company corporate card (AMEX green)? I have the AMEX delta platinum and would like to hear pros and cons? Can you still use the corporate card for personal expenses, just not expense it to the company? McKinsey & Company
Moms, do you have recommendations for formula? My baby is 5 and half months old, and I want to supplement with formula, just a few ounces every day. She had some Similac and enfamil samples, and don’t have any negative reaction with either.
I just heard something about cross chargeability for the green card process. Did anyone use it? At what stage should you use it?
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