Has anyone left their firm with negative vacation? Did anyone contact you to pay them back. Used to work at pwc
How will you be using your PTO this year?
We spend our careers trying to get people to go places in their minds. Do a good one for yourself today: go find the sun lotion you used on your last vacation...(continued)
How do you deal with the guilt of leaving your aging parents alone when they need you? Currently in India on vacation and flying back to US tomorrow, feeling very sad.
I feel like I'm on the verge of a nervous breakdown and yet I'm terrified about taking the time I need for my mental health. The fear of potentially losing my job (and my income) for taking extended time off to take care of myself creates a vicious cycle of fear, paranoia, and anxiety.
Went to kids holiday party using Lyft. My son gets car sick easily so I warn the driver right away. Lots of traffic + he breaks pretty hard = my 2yo threw up 2 blocks before we get off. 5 min later ..
For all those who can afford it, please go on vacation next week (and for the rest of the summer). Okay, thank you. @Freelancers, it's about to get busy. 😎
Does anyone get properly fed at their holiday party? I know I know, budgets... but I’m annoyed they want me to stay through dinnertime, plow me with booze, and feed me tiny skewers likes that’s enough
I’m miserable in risk busy season right now. Currently doing an all nighter cuz I was too busy making plans for vacation in March instead of sleeping.
Got an industry offer that’s competitive but only 2 weeks of PTO. I know this is “standard” but I’m still considering turning it down because of this. Am I overreacting?
If you work for a company that has separate vacation and sick days and leave the company, do you get paid out for the sick days or only the vacation days?
Requesing PTO for a mental health day suddenly after a bad meeting is the new passive aggressive during WFH life.
Does anyone know of any in-person volunteer opportunities in the DMV area? Taking some time off and need a break from my computer :)
Tips for someone else currently experiencing burn out. I’m only 29 and I feel like I can’t handle my job anymore. Any new task to or problem gives me crippling stress and anxiety. I feel like the solution is a vacation but that feels like a bandaid. I just don’t know what to do. I
Hi Ladies! Does this dress look appropriate for a holiday function at my job in December?
For anyone that resigned without an offer lined up and took time off, what did you tell your team as a reason for leaving? I’m just not happy with my company but don’t want to jump into something new yet.
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Punched a director in the mouth today for talking shit. I've been holding that in for 2 years. Feels like I came for the first time.
Why don't more (white collar) Americans take breaks in-between jobs? Like a month or two summer break. Is this mindset that you need to work all the time a vestige from back when people would work at the same company for 40 years until they die?
New to Consutling, making list of items I need every week - Laptop - iPad - Charger - Cell Phone Charger - Toiletries - 4 Shirts, Pants, Socks, Undies, - Belt - Shoes, Black, Brown What did I miss?
A former boss reached out about a role on his new team. When it came up that I just had a kid, he literally said, “I think you’re busy with other priorities now.” And the conversation ended. Anyway, that still happens.
If you run into a situation where someone says a sexist/racist statement and then backpedals by saying "it was just a joke" in order to save face, have them explain it. This accomplishes two/three things: 1) makes them realize the reality of what they said and/or shuts them up and 2) allows more details you can tell HR. Don't stand for this shit. You guys deserve better and so does everyone else around you.
I showed my project team a few pictures from my hunting trip out in Idaho a few weeks ago and now they all hate me now. Ugh I shouldn’t have tried to be social...
How to lose 15lbs in 3 weeks? Can it be done?? Currently 193...anyone got tips/tricks? Lol
Flying coach for the first time in 10 years. I didn’t even know there were seats back here Why is this person jabbing her elbow into me? Where are my warm nuts?
Cancel culture is the best and worst thing that has happened to society in recent years. It reminds me of an Orwellian society - everybody is watching and judging every aspect of your life and they will publicly shame you just to make a point of where they stand on the issue …
BCG Final Round Decision - Down-leveled to consultant from project leader. I am a Senior Manager at PwC and recently interviewed for Digital BCG. I am 28 years old and I rose very quickly within the firm. If I were to accept BCG offer, I would not only be taking a pay cut but also would be going in 2 levels lower than my current role. I do value the prestige BCG has but not sure if Digital BCG is the same as traditional BCG. Thoughts? Boston Consulting Group
When you date someone and she asks your TC, do you include in-flight target bonus, indicated on the offer letter? Or you only report base?
Pissed off a managing partner, what to do? Here is what happened: - talked about a way forward, agreed on next steps (not clearly enough) - I did the wrong next steps given we had apparently different understandings (realised it afterwards; no severe risks resulted) - now he accuses me that I purposely misunderstood him and that I acted this way to gain personal benefits of it (wtf) - doesnt believe me that it was due to failed alignmemt - insists that I am lying How to deal with that?
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