Guys wanna plan some nice vacation during Christmas. Preferably on east coast and trying to avoid flights if possible. Me and my wife and some couple friends might join. Any suggestions? Have you guys started traveling for leisure? What are some fund safe things ya’ll have been doing? Really need to get out of this routine! TIA
I just rolled off a LONG project and am burnt out. I want to take PTO to go somewhere warm, relaxing for a few days. I’ll be traveling alone, so have safety in mind. Any ideas? I’d be flying from DC.
What should I do after a FET? What is the best practice? Anything you did/avoided? Eg are you on modified best rest? Do you take time off work to ensure that you are not stressed/sit too much?
PwC peeps: I have over 135% utilization. Has anybody used G&A code instead of the vacation code? Since I don't see that I'll be on the bench anytime soon and that 30% has to go somewhere. Tips, ideas?
Great exit opportunity to a national NGO to lead their transformation COE. $ marginally less than what I make now, but overall better WLB. 5 weeks vacation, 15 sick days, reduced summer hours & they're looking to see if they can give me the extra 30k to pay back my signing bonus (since I'm leaving Acn within the year). It sounds amazing and meaningful work! A tiny part of me has Stockholm syndrome and nervous leaving Acn...
I’ve never quit anything in my life. But I hate my job and see no way out and no future. I work 80 hours a week and don’t even have time to interview, and am out of pto. Anyone btdt?
I really need to give notice next week, but my boss will be out for vacation. Traditionally, all notices go to him as we are a small firm with no HR. I wanted to do it in person, but I’m not sure how to do it now?
I’m an Accenture US employee, we just received an email stating we are required to take PTO during the week of Christmas. Is this legal?
Big law litigators - After losing an every issue raising in an MSJ, how long before you actually consider offering a settlement? Do you wait until the eve of trial? What benefit is there to wait until the eve of trial? Is there a better time of the year to offer settlement? End of fiscal year? Before holiday season? Any insight is appreciated.
Anyone know if companies are doing virtual holiday parties and if so, what are they doing? I’m tasked with planning mine, but if I have to sit on another awkward zoom happy hour I might just explode. Open to suggestions or ideas. My team is spread out internationally, so even sending a stupid “swag” gift is next to impossible.
Proposal touch point near EOD. I will be PTO tomorrow and unavailable most of the evening. Does it make sense to still attend or should I just decline the invite? I’m kind of nervous saying that I’ll be unavailable for action items. First proposal so sorry for the newb question.
Wondering if any of you typically get a holiday gift for the Exec you support, and if you do, what do you typically gift them?
Question to my peeps who left public accounting. Do you get paid your vacation and holiday balance when you quit?
It’s times like these... when I am dialing into a client call on a Saturday of a holiday weekend at my grandparent’s house...that quitting seems like the only option.
Anyone move from a nontech background to a Solutions Architect role? I am working on getting my AWS cert but wondering if that + 3YOE is enough to move into an SA role
What general duties and responsibilities should grad hires have had experience of during their first 2-3 months? That’s assuming that they’re not on the bench..tryna compare my experience to others.
Interviewing w/ IBM Watson Health... Anyone have feedback on the firm / direction? Curious about brand new CEO...firm has acquired a lot in healthcare recently, but also had major layoffs last year
How can I accelerate my path to FIRE? Currently making ~$5.2k/month after taxes and send money to the following: - $500 for expenses (living with parents during covid) - $2.7k to max 401k and IRA with mega backdoor contributions - $1.5k towards down payment savings in HYSA - $400 to brokerage account
Any thoughts on family law as a practice area? Got offered 110k plus bonuses with low billable hours requirement. I'm in Los Angeles. Not sure if I should get into it as a practice area though as I hear conflicting things. Any thoughts would help. Thanks
Feeling like my firm has a very outdated parental leave policy (and none of the women partners have children)! What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm (city, state); (3) how many paid weeks off from firm (not state/fed benefits); (4) other policies such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Would going to another consulting firm one month after I get my green card impact my naturalization application?
It’s too early in the a.m for Delta to be giving me decisions to make.. like whether I want to take $800 to get on the next flight (that’s in 5 hours time) - 5am
Setting up our first small business 401k! Should we be an ERISA 3(38) advisor? What are the pros and cons?
It is very difficult to do my job and think creatively when I’m living each day in constant fear of being laid off. I’m grateful to have a job, but damn, sometimes I feel like I’m coming apart at the seams. Happy Saturday, everyone.
Please comment 2 things: 1) Your base salary 2) How much money you spend a month ignoring rent (think typical credit card bill) Trying to figure out if I’ve been overspending
For those back in office are y’all just wearing masks indoors and is it affecting the way you work? I’m pro-vaccine and masks indoors when crowded. But can’t help think it being uncomfortable having the mask on working 8+ hours and taking client calls when you could have it off working at home 🏠
I’ve been promised a promotion. The discussion started many months ago before Covid. When the pandemic hit, I stepped up & worked insanely hard, above my level—it’s been praised and recognized, but not rewarded. I was told the promotion will be delayed for reasons not to do with me. Am I going to get strung along? Should I start looking? Can I ask for more money when it does come? I believe I deserve a lot more money, but I’m afraid of sounding greedy or entitled, especially during a pandemic.
Submitted NYU R1… how much lead time is there usually between when interview notifs go out and the actual interview? Any rec on when to start prepping for interviews and how? Thank you!!
Can we talk about what having a baby does to your relationship with your spouse? Two months in, and I’m struggling, I feel so disconnected.
Anyone got a six figure base as an AE? Hunting around for companies with 6-fig base and similar commission. Seems to be mostly field / enterprise pay.
Anyone know much about routers? My father in Leander has an incredibly fast Asus router, but his home is 7,000 sq ft and the signal completely dies when you go up the stairs to their mother in law suite where their tv is. Extenders don’t work well either. I suggested doing four Google mesh points but he wants to see if he can figure out with his current router. Anyone know how to set up an AiMesh router with Asus?
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