Reminder to everyone: use your 2021 vacation time. Don’t let it pass you by just because you’re not traveling. Take a long weekend once a month to nap and eat chips in sweat pants all day. We all need to do our part to normalize self care, and sitting at home doing “nothing” is just as worthy of a vacation day as pina coladas on the beach.
In a perfect world, I would have work-life balance and be able to disconnect on a somewhat normal basis. In this world, I can't Are there other ways you fully unplug from work without actually taking time off?
Any 🐠 here with epilepsy? I just had a seizure and I’m wondering if you take time off work after one.
What are ways to get more vacation time? I’m feeling a little suffocated with the standard two weeks with all my family events this year.
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The wife and kids are away on vacation. I’m having pizza for breakfast and it’s glorious.
My husbands mom lives with us and we usually get along fine, but today I am over it. WFH means being with her 24/7 and after the holiday's I am just done. I wish it was just the 2 of us again. Can I force his sister to take her? I want my house back, but I also don't want to be the crabby wife.
It’s been two years almost since I’ve Scuba dived due to covid and last vacation. Who else is excited but a little nervous about getting back out there? Any recommendations on where to get my fins wet again?
Are we allowed to travel from out of province to Vancouver for the holiday break? How rigid are the lockdown restrictions in B.C. right now?
I've noticed that a lot of angel group meetings happen during the work day. My understanding is that most angels have other day jobs. Do people just take time off work to go to these meetings? Are most angels entrepreneurs themselves?
First year here taking my first actual vacation at the end of September. How do you set boundaries with people (partners) to protect your vacation? I understand emergencies are emergencies so I’ll have my firm laptop if something does come up, but I’m wondering if anyone has any first year tips
If I left EY on 10/1 and didn't spend any vacation day in the fiscal year, will I get paid for that?
The culture around PTO on my 6-7 person team is one where: 1) no one (besides me) takes more than 1-2 days off a year, 2) people frequently brag about how little time off they take…”I only took one day off for my child being born”, 3) people make comments that I’m “always on vacation” (in the last 2.5 years working at my company, I’ve taken cumulatively ~4 weeks off). Team workflow is deal-based so it’s difficult to plan in advance for taking time off as deals often come up unexpectedly. Cont…
S. Korea arbitrage opportunity? I am visiting in April wih my girlfriend who is a resident and has a bank account. Can she get setup on Korbit or another exhange, I buy BTC here, transfer to her, she sells for KRW and then we fund our vacation from the arbitrage profits? We wouldn't be trying to repatriate the funds or take them out of Korea
This one cracked me up!😂
Advice needed. I HATE billable hours but recruiters are clamoring to have me apply to open positions in my field at larger firms. I'm at a boutique firm in CA now (real estate, municipal law) and have been here about one year. 7th year attorney. Do I pursue these options? I also have two interviews to work for government agencies (no billable hours). Also would be open to in-house counsel roles. Right now my billable hr target is very fair, compensation is decent, work is decent. Thanks.
Best use of the Deloitte fitness subsidy?
Will be getting a lawsuit settlement of at least $200,000. What options make more sense for investing to someone that is relatively mid/low risk? What makes more sense? One of my life plans are to buy a house but I’m not in a hurry tbh.
Anyone got interesting story or insight on Dalberg? How do they work, the culture, support infrastructure, career.. anything.. thanks! :)
Just saw flirty texts between my gf of 4 years and her coworker. I am so angry and dont know what to do!
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What does the recruitment process look like for PhD candidates for the Big 4 and tier 2 firms? I know MBB recruits PhDs, but am unclear about the rest.
Anyone switch from audit to private equity associate (not back office) or know of anyone who has? Know of a small firm looking specifically for an audit senior and curious what the transition is like
My AD and I are looking to apply to as many student/ recent grad awards as possible. Any suggestions? (Other than the usuals)
If you go from Big 4 to a regional firm, is it tough to go back to Big 4 10 or 15 years later if you want?
Hi all, I am second year PDM. What is the maximum bonus I can expect with a great snapshot. I want to know the range, please share your max bonus received so far. I will start with mine, the max I have received was 22k.
Fishes Do IBM , Capgemini blacklist candidates if they do not onboard despite accepting the offer ?
Applying to b schools this year. Would it harm my chances if recommendations are not from a PPD? Thinking of asking my Mgr and S.Mgr since I didn't interact much with partner
Who’s the agency behind Beats? Does MAL do it?
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