Watching Screens(Laptop, Phone, TV) all day is giving me headaches. Pre-COVID, interaction with people will take some time off screen. What are some ways you guys are coping to give some rest to eyes?
My brother has 2 kids, aged 6 and 3. They never call or keep in touch but take full on advantage of my 77 year old mother who has health issues and debilitating back pain. They put her in stressful situations...she never says no because she’s too nice. Today called and said dropping off both kids FOR 6 days while they go on vacation to Florida for someone’s bday. I live in another state but am summoned to help take care of their kids with absolutely no notice. I say no & im the problem...
I’m waiting on my h1b transfer. If I got rfe, I really want to use the waiting time to visit my family (have more than enough pto left with my current employer). Anyone know if it’s possible to use my old I797 to get VISA stamp? Then putting notice after I’m back.
Cannot think of a better day to take a PTO
Is it normal to take time off during your notice period? Especially if it was something you already have approval for before you resigned?
If I’m available for a couple of weeks, is it ok to stay home 1 day without taking vacation? Is there a way HR will find out if I don’t come in?
Need to quit before year end so I can cash out this PTO. Otherwise I lose and leave anyway. Anyone thinking the same?
How is Deloitte with PTO? If I need to take a Thursday/Friday off- do they let me fly back on a Wednesday instead?
When you start planning your vacation in excel 🙃 and the worst part is it’s actually making it easier
Hey fellow moms! I have a toddler 2.5 yro and getting a lot of questions from family and friends about gifts for her for the holiday season. Any recs on what you loved for your kids around that age?
Debating on investing on our first rental property. We were initially thinking about a rental in our area code (northern virginia) but all ideas/threads on here seem to indicate renting a beach front property on airbnb would be a win-win. Get mortgage covered over the summer and use it as a vacation home during winter. Is it that straightforward, what are we missing? Any reasons why we should not invest in a beachfront and instead stick to original plan? Tia!
How does a person not get tired of public accounting always wanting more, more, more? Can’t even take a day of vacation and feel good about it. It’s a double edged sword for me because I’m very driven and career focused but damn this is always killing my vibe.
Outside of total comp, what are the key benefits that A&M offers? (Retirement, PTO, etc.) Alvarez & Marsal
County counsel experience - does anyone have insight into how working in a county counsel office might compare to a law firm? I know each one is probably different, but just wondering generally about work life balance, workload, etc. I’m looking to escape billable hours and pressure to find clients, and would like to work somewhere with real vacation days. Thanks!
What's the best way to get laid off with severance? I've taken all my vacation days and just got staffed. Have already quit in my mind and plan on giving my last day notice whenever they(cont)
Pwc 🐟 (and alumni): if I turn in my 2 weeks to go to a competitor, will I be required to return laptop same day but still be paid for the 2 weeks (plus leftover vacation days)?
What are your plans for the holiday weekend? I'm currently at home watching Chernobyl (I'd highly recommend the show for anyone looking to replace their GoT fix).
Making the jump to industry. I’ve got 3 final interviews either later this week or early next week, so I’m hoping I’ll be able to give my 2 week’s notice sometime next week. Problem is I have a vacation scheduled for the week of August 23rd that was approved by my company & the companies I’m interviewing with said I can start after. If I only have a week and a half of work before my vacation starts, do I offer to work the week after my vacation before leaving? Or just work until vacation?
How does the holiday weekend impact your quota? Still the same? It's still the same for me, which I feel is unfair.
Team, made through 4 rounds at SF for a non technical role. Next is a panel presentation. How much weight does it have in the process? Also, I just got a promotion at my company. Will SF consider what I am making or they are hard to negotiate? At least RSU? Background: this role is hard to fill due to multilingual requirement. I am almost certain I am the only candidate.
I feel trapped. I hate consulting, hard work, corporate life in general. I have so much student debt after MBA school that I have to take these high paying jobs that require a lot of effort but I just don’t think I’m built to do this forever. I don’t spend much on other things but it’s scary what happens to my finances if I make a major purchase like a house, have a kid, etc. Not sure if I’m asking for advice or rambling
Thank you Sheraton for the 5AM wake up call (aka fire alarm) to stay "alert" until you determine whether or not there's a fire
Is Miami considered HCOL?
I see a lot of LinkedIn posts about how we are all shopping offers and how this should be stopped. What do you all say? I feel like in case they feel it's a "crime", HRs should not proceed if we say I have a standing offer in the beginning itself. Only firms can poach people who join for lesser salary (even though market standards say otherwise) but we can't seek for better offers?
When does the sign-on bonus get paid out for PwC? Is it the first paycheck or has it varied for folks?
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
Any advice for Tuck interview tomorrow?
After 3 rounds of interviews (total 4 inc recruiter screen) over the past 5 odd weeks, just got told by a T2 consulting firm that they doesn’t sponsor H1B visas which is frustrating because they were aware of my visa situation right at the start. Sigh 😢. Understand it happens but frustrating nonetheless given the time and effort invested.
External audit to internal audit (bank)? What do you think? Any exit opp for internal audit ?
I am on H1-B visa, open to relocate and looking for State & Local Tax (Income/Franchise) Experienced Senior/Manager opportunity. Which companies are currently hiring visa candidates? Appreciate the responses, thank you!
Seems like H1B approvals for Consulting Industry have been low this year till now. Is it only with ATK or other companies as well?
Anyone ever get their head bit off by a partner and got cut off from their work, but ended up better off for it? Tell me your story. I need it.
Some Sunday truth!!! Or when non-science central office folks and non-science administration incorrectly tell you about your science lesson. And they all were physically education teachers.
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