For HR folks, what do companies do when you resign during the holiday shutdown period? Do they let you go immediately?
What’s the maximum PTO payout if I quit? I’ve got a ton of hours saved up. Like 8 weeks. Will I get all of it?
Ladies, what are you planning on wearing to the holiday party? I never know what to wear to 'festive' work events.
How are firms which are closing handling non-attorney staff? It seems some are forcing staff to use PTO and/or putting them on furlough at some point. We are thinking this through now.
Is it weird/rude to do work during a 2 hour hair appointment (instead of taking the PTO)?
Anyone have mandatory PTO during the holidays? Our leadership is making us use PTO days if we don't have billable work between Xmas & NYE. I don't even celebrate Xmas, kind of annoyed
CPA Question - for those who studied full-time for the CPA (40+ hours/week), how long did it take you to study for and pass each section? I am potentially taking some time off in the summer, and I’m curious how long I should take (up to 3 months).
Going outside Iceland (first time) for vacation for 4 days. Should I rent a car (expensive) or is there good public transportation that I can rely on? Thoughts appreciated
Going on vacation to Europe. Looking for comfortable shoes that won’t hurt from walking all day, don’t look ugly (with nice dresses/clothes), and can perhaps even be considered for wearing to nice places (eg dinner, bars). Probably asking for a lot here but please let me know suggestions! Don’t want to take 4 pairs of shoes for a one week trip 🙂
My significant other has 15 days of use or lose time off by the end of year but she is afraid to use any of that time off as it might be perceived negatively at her company.. thoughts?
Just found out my mother is dying from cancer and does not have much longer to live. I took a week of PTO to help my dad. I can’t afford to take leave and my family thinks I should continue working. Has anyone gone through the same? How did it impact you? I told my team and they’re supportive, but I’m at a loss about how this will impact me professionally.
Hi Fellow Fishes, It is very important to take some time off every now and then. If you can take at least a week off every 2 months, and use that to get some office work done, trust me it will change your life...
Dumb question but if I’m taking PTO Friday-Monday, is my end time at 12AM on that Monday or Tuesday on outlook?
Do people manage to use vacation homes with school age children, or just rent them out most of the year?
I have one year of big 4 experience. When I was applying for a company they are asking me for my SAT score. Do you think this is a red flag?
Can anybody explain why LGA consistently is the most delayed airport in the US? Looking for any actual educational information. Couldn't find much on Google.
Copying a similar post... can anyone speak to what the culture and busy season are like in London for FS? I’m considering a rotation and wondering if it’s worth it.
KPMGers-Anyone buy a phone using new policy? Firm will now reimburse $480 over 2 years? How is that cheaper than $150 one-time? 🤔
Was looking on vault.com rankings and for work life balance MBB was 10, 13, and 15 with big 4 to be found nowhere in the top 25. I always thought mbb worked worse hours than us big 4 guys?
H1B visa 🐠: how do you file your taxes? Visa kicked in on Oct’18 and no I-140 approved yet for context. Can we use TurboTax and the likes or do you use something else?
I left my former employer in Q4 2019 but didn’t rollover my Roth 401k prior to the crash, so I’ve left it there this whole time and it’s rebuilt nicely (not back to where it was, but closer)...cont
20k points for an overnight cancellation due to plane defect on American. Is that reasonable or can I ask for more?
Hello fishes, got an offer from KPMG Global Services, Mumbai as Consultant - SPI (within Deal Advisory). Can anyone help me know the quality of work, work culture and wlb ? Other offers I have - ZS Associates - Business Operation Associate Consultant, Mumbai. Quantiphi - Senior Business Analyst, Mumbai.
Does KPMG financial services tax offer sign on bonuses? Also is it true that you can work fully remote? If so how do they determine your salary?
Little overwhelmed at the moment and want to use passive investment. What is the closest thing to robo advisors like Wealthfront and Betterment, that we are allowed to use with the Independence related restrictions in B4? TIA
EY GDS - Can a candidate reapply for a position in different team within GDS before 6 months of getting interviewed for a role in another team? What are the consequences?
Are there any resources /sites that shows someone’s budget? Like, I want to see how other people in my state/city budgets their 75k salary
Almost got out in time. LGA is a mess.
This is how life feels for me right now trying to get a foot into IP/data privacy law: Me, with a JD: Please let me work for you for free (i.e. internship) Company/firm: You are not good enough.
Does anyone know how insurance work when you leave a company? Say I leave on day X, does my insurance ends on day X as well or it will last til the end of the two week period after my last paycheck (because insurance premium is still held from paycheck)? And does medical insurance reimburse / cover based on the date of treatment or the date of they processing the claim? Thank you so much!
I’m interested in furthering my career and I’m considering studying for the PHR or SHRM-CP exam. For those of you who are certified, do you have any advice and recommendations on which one you think might be better?
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