Hello everyone! Has anyone had any dealings with Microsoft and there long verbal to written offer process? I had a 4 round interview in late June, waited 2 weeks to get a verbal offer, i followed up the next week and the hiring manager said that HIS manager was on PTO till the Monday that just past. So now Im another week in since then with no written offer. I’ve been dealing directly with the hiring manager. I definitely want to work at Microsoft. What should I do?
Hello ladies! Is it weird to send holiday gifts to few people (eg EMs, partners) you worked with? I had a really bad year and I want to send something to few people who really made me feel supported. Any thoughts?
I had to turn down a business trip today because of a conflict with a personal vacation that has been planned for months. I feel guilty but I know my personal life matters too. Has anyone experienced this?
What's the difference btwn various stock options (RSUs, etc.) and benefits of each? Trying to figure out how to maximize TC and what else can be negotiated outside of base, bonus, time off, etc. Private company, likely far from IPO. TIA!
Just a vent. I’m 2 months into a new job and just came off a pre-planned 1 week vacation that they knew about and were ok with. Got home and tested + for Covid despite masking, distancing, being vaxxed/boosted, and being super careful. 😞 Hubby (double boosted) and I are both very symptomatic. Kids are -. Work knows and is understanding, but I can’t stop working when I can, flogging myself, and worrying about everything. Why are we like this???
Stay safe out there. It’s not over.
Put my 2 weeks notice, making my last day 12/31, however i’ll be WFH the last week. Do i still bill? Partner said they wouldn’t want to be paying for my vacation but they haven’t told me anything as of lately. What should i do?
How did you know it was time to move on from a job? I’ll go first - when I realized that no amount of time off was enough. I could take a month off and still not feel ready to go back.
Thats it! Tmw I'm going to "Doc Holiday" Distance Learning! "Well "DL" you look like someone just walk over your grave" Stay strong teachers!
How soon after medical leave would you wait to request vacation?
I was off of work for about 4 weeks in late Nov-early Dec for a medical procedure. I feel like I need another break, but I don't know if that will receive a chilled response since it hasn't been that long since I was off.
How long would you wait?
Can someone please guide me on things to know beforehand to better plan my onboarding at Deloitte? E.g. stuff about phone expense, good to know things etc. which you wish you would have known before. Is the week of July 4 a firm shutdown week or is it just the July 4 holiday ? I will likely be joining D sometime next month and would appreciate any pointers you all can provide.
Friendly reminder to negotiate your PTO!
Go ahead and ask for that additional week of PTO.
It's something my companies have always said yes to, with no hesitation. Plus your PTO most likely won't change until you get those tenure increases (5 years, 10 years...) so DO IT. The worst thing they can say is that it's against company policy to change PTO policy for 1 person.
I recently left Booz Allen and just heard from labor accounting that I was issued a duplicate payout for PTO and a payment reversal will be initiated. Same happened to a friend. Can they do this?
I have holidayitis... the consultant version of senioritis. Long PTO fast approaching and I. just. can't. care. anymore. It's been a long year. 🙃
How much notice do you give your supervising attorney when you need time off? I know I’m going to need a day off in April to move but bringing it up now feels premature.
If you have to work holidays for a client but use your floating holiday in the same week, does that affect the holiday pay for the holidays you did have to work?
Saw during a new client meeting my boss had promised I’d deliver a full presentation 5 days into my vacation next week with only two days to work on it before I’m out, so after the meeting I told my boss “I’m out of the office so the date needs to move as I’d like to help and present. I can’t help beyond Friday this week.” I could tell my boss was frustrated because the agency really wants to impress the client.
Really want out from agency life. 😮💨
Does EY have a mandatory time off for all associates at the end of December ?
I am sure D and PWC peeps used to go on week /2 week trips during this time ?
What negotiation tactics have you used that actually worked? Every job I keep asking about more PTO, a little salary increase or a signing bonus but it never goes anywhere.
How can I avail vacation bonus for my continuous 5 days leave. Anything I have to do beforehand? PwC
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