How long does the McKinsey background check process take? Trying to figure out when I can hand in notice and hopefully take time off between jobs.

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Usually 3-5 days unless they have difficulty contacting previous employers at which point they’ll ask for W2s

Is the standard verification process to contact your employer? I know W2 submission can happen too, but is there any other way?

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Big4 with the best vacation/pto policy?

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How's Siegfried PTO policy? Is there firmwide shutdown during the holidays?

Coming to SD for vacation - first time! Where would you recommend someone stays? Things I’m into: food (specifically seafood), walks along the beach, markets/shopping (handmade, artsy stuff, boutiques, etc.).

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Do we observe a holiday on 1st November?

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Employer is telling me that due to some erratic behavior (literally first time I've been told this in 4 years) I cannot receive any PTO this year to "make up for it". Wtf? I don't even get to spend Christmas with the fam…

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Family law firm looking for an associate and paralegal in Santa Barbara CA. FL experience is preferred but not required. Message me if you're interested!

I love my office (almost 7 years). Possibility for remote work after training/experience. TRUE WORK LIFE BALANCE--we don't work after 5 or on weekends except when necessary. You're encouraged to use all of your PTO.
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When do you reckon you'll be letting in working holiday visas again?

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How are you all feeling about going into the holiday season while being remote? Missing the company holiday parties, or happy to be able to do your own thing?

I ran into my ex a couple days ago and it’s just all screwed with my head. We are kinda talking and he invited me to his company holiday party to be his +1.

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My firm is set to return to the office on 9/1. I think that's BS and we won't make it since the pandemic isn't slowing down, but anyway - I'm at my parents' 750 miles away from the firm (I drove here, ~12hr drive) and I'll take 15 days of PTO from 9/14 (firm told me to take them).
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