My spouse has spent 4 yrs in major market biglaw. She has always been interested in public policy/government work and went to law school to do that work. After 2016 election, left DC and did corporate. Now she wants to go back and has had several interviews over the past 5 months with a major DC law firm/lobbying firm. Final round interview in Dec went really well. No response for a month, no response to follow up emails. Is this just holiday delay or should she consider this opp dead?
I am feeling a little guilty. Here it is 5 days into vacation and I have not even opened the computer to grade / prepare school work. And here I told the 8th graders to use their week off to catch up on all the missing work! Sheeeesh!! Double sheeeesh!!!
Supervisor said I couldn’t have week off for vacation this summer bc another coworker of higher seniority asked off the same week and two people can’t go on vacation at the same time because of staffing. But this coworker that asked off works different shift than me? He works 1st shift I work second. We have a total of 8 workers and no more than 4 work a day. can easily be covered. This has never been a problem until this year (we got a new supervisor). we’re used to being short staffed anyway
Aside from knowing vacations aren’t a thing for PMs. How does one burn some time off without keeping tabs on things? (I don’t have an assistant yet)
How many PTO days do you get day 1?
@ EY someone said we have the most. 10 holidays off and 15 vacation days. Please chime in.
Has anyone attempted to or actually yoloed by billing 2k hours for the year then just going awol on an extended vacation until the next year? Put that unlimited vacation time and those minimum hours to the test. Honestly can't see why I should essentially do work for free after hitting hours.
Waiting for an offer and new company wants my partner and I to start ASAP. I’m off until the new year so can’t resign until then. They’re really pushing for an earlier start date and want me to resign while I’m on vacation. Is it a red flag that they’re so eager? They don’t seem like they want to compromise.
What are standard practices and areas to negotiate a severance package? e.g. X months of severance, FSA, PTO, etc.
I’ve been at the company for 3.5 years, was just laid off and they’re giving 3 months + paid 2 weeks severance. Do I have room to negotiate more and is it the right thing to do?
Where the f$%# do holiday travelers get the right to yell at airline employees when the passenger came unprepared? This lady started crying and yelling when she didn't have her passport on her to LHR
Anybody here bought a vacation home ?
You may not know what you want for Christmas this year, but your home sure does! Here is a Holiday wishlist we wrote up that will be a treat for your home this year:
🎄New paint job
🎄A deep clean
Your house has been good this year, splurge a little and give it some love back!
#JDTeam #homebuying #homeselling #realestate #chicago
Have some flexibility on start date for my new job. Anyone know if my last day at Deloitte can be 12/31 (firm holiday) or does it have to be sooner or later (eg. 1/3)?
Desperately need some motivation to stop order taking. If I'm lucky, I'm barely gonna hit 100% this Q. I get a ton of leads and feel like I just need to give them what they want and go to the next. But in reality i do non work related shit for at least 1-2 hours per day. When I WFH, I normally wake up 5 mins before meetings. There's enough time but I'm burnt out having not taken vacation in 6+ years. I can't vacation now. I need to crush numbers and hopefully take some time off in January. HELP
I hear of UX/Product designers that make 120k out of school and recruiters are throwing out numbers even greater than that. No visibility into what my coworkers are making so I’m here.
I have 8 years of design experience in addition to design education, 3 of those years are in UX/Product design. I’m making $102k, med/vis/dental, up to 6% 401k match, unlimited PTO and options worth ~10k vested in a couple years. Bonus last year was ~10%. NYC startup.
Hey I just got this Microsoft offer:
Technical Solutions Manager
24,000 Cash Bonus
32,000 Stock Bonus
???? Sign Bonus
6 YOE in Various Implementation, Partner Success Manager and Solutions roles
For some reason the recruiter did not know the Sign on bonus amount.
It seems kind of low to me. Where should I focus on negotiation? Also, has anyone had any luck negotiating more vacation days as I've been employed under unlimited vacation days for years. I need more than 15.
Accounting bowl, kpmg just announced we’re finally getting 2 shutdowns, one at calendar YE and one around July 4th. They will do so by moving 5 PTO days into the holiday calendar. How would you feel?
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Senior Director Credentialing
When should I give my notice? I’ll be starting my new job in mid January. Do people usually give more than a 2 weeks notice during holiday season? I’m a 2nd yr. I also have 10 days of PTO that I’ll lose Dec 31st if I don’t use it!
I’m happy to report Juneteenth will be recognized at my firm as a paid holiday beginning in 2023. Yes, I had to have the conversation with HR this morning. ✊🏾
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Hello Everyone ,
I have one question . My brother is in Zensar and he signed a bond with the company when he joined for 2 years. Now on 26/08/2021 his bond is getting over but since he got the offer from product based company and they are asking for exit mail so he checked his portal and it is saying still under bond and showing bond end date . So if he put down papers now . Do we need to pay amount as well . As by the end of 3 month NP he will also covering 10 days of bond ? Please help us .
Why people are worried about the take home salary? There are a lot of such questions even from experienced people.
Is it due to commitments like loan EMI etc? Or is there any other reason? Thoughts.
We couldn’t accommodate a plus one for everyone so only offered dates to folks who live together as a bit of a cut off for casual vs. serious relationships. One of my bridesmaids ended a 3 year relationship a few months prior to our wedding and has now been seeing someone new for around a month. She asked about bringing him as her date (the previous guy had been on our guest list but then removed). My initial reaction was to say no given it feels unfair to make an exception for (cont.)
I need help figuring out what to charge a client for a monthly retainer.
New startup that already has found huge success. Looking for me to come in a run organic and paid social for them for the next few months. I'll be running content strategy, scheduling and posting across 5 channels, developing content and videos for them, and engaging with their audience daily.
I have 10 years experience running social media marketing campaigns but I've never done it as a contractor so I'm lost on $$.
Recently received good appraisal .. by my promotion is due for ita .. how should I bring this subject with my boss?
Yoe. 3 years
Started with systems engineer after my master's
How-to start that conversation.
Madwell/Denver. Have an inside word that (like a lot of brands/ agencies) they’re particularly keen on hiring a woman/POC for this gig...CD/CW. Either ACD rising to CD or a current CD/ECD who maybe wants a lifestyle change & doesn’t demand $5,000,000 a year and a solid gold rocket company car.
DM me if you fit the above...
Any new joiners can tell, howz the first day at Optum for lateral?
When Optum will send laptop?
On boarding is virtual only?
What would be the average hike for getting promoted from an A Con to Con in KGS? Taking into consideration the yearly appraisal too. Is it
X% (Promotion) + Y% (Year End - 2nd Rating assuming) OR JUST X%.
Knicks & Giants won today, what a great Sunday
ISO LA local copywriters with strong social + big idea background looking for entertainment marketing work. You’d write everything from A/V scripts to pitch decks to posting calendars.
Kudos to all the women in corporate america because idk how long i can survive.
Marrying a rich guy is starting to seem like a better option.
I’d like to jump to an AFS MC Manager position but want to remain fully remote. Is AFS supportive of remote work?
TV perfume ads w/ famous actresses set in exotic European locales w/ an obscure narrative and zero dialogue until a trite end tagline... The most blowhardy, expensive POS ads still in existence?
My girlfriend didn’t get picked for h1b and I’m devastated. We’re both in our early 20s and have only been dating for a year. Am I crazy for getting married because of this?
Any single women here do online dating? Do you have the issue where you “like” each other and you message them but absolutely no response ever? I’m starting to think it’s me... ready to give up.
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Which of the following is a better internship for the purpose of getting into consulting?
UBS internal consulting internship
RBI (restaurant brands international) intern (they own burger king, tim Hortons and popeyes)
About to take a long road trip and looking for podcast recommendations. Absolutely open to all suggestions.
What are your biggest travel pet peeves? Mine- when uber eats does not bring you utensils with your food (happens most of the time).
Wtf, deltas new upgrade feature on the app is u have to request to be upgraded? I miss just being able to move my seat to whatever the hell I wanted
Is it appropriate to put utilization rate and annual billable hours worked on my LinkedIn?
Anyone get so stressed out and overwhelmed at times that they shut down and can’t do any work? Any tips to overcome?
Is it a point of pride to have totally unreadable handwriting once you get to a certain job level? I genuinely can’t decipher the notes my SD just handed to me
Have you been thinking of real estate investing?? Share questions that you may have and we will get answers from veterans in this space.
New hire in west coast here, talked to a MD in the office when I was on the bench and he got me staffed on one of his projects, should I email saying thank you for the opportunity or ping him.
My SPG ambassador is AMAZING! I asked her to extend a stay (add a night) which would have increased the room rate. She then told me she would cover the difference.
Deloitte people: on average how many hours a week do you work? Is your work life balance manageable? Please name your practice area as well please.
Lyft- bienvenido a Miami
CFE or ACAMS? One is 2k one is not.
Any restaurant recommendations for Tokyo?
vacation in a different country for my brothers convocation, txt message from manager - "know u r on pto, but when can you give a demo on ....", my reaction in cartman voice "as soon as you lick....
Fellow Audi owners, is the "service contract" worth it for an extra $100/mo on a 2013 A6? $250 deductible per repair but would protect me against a multi-thousand dollar repair job.
Anyone in Chicago wanna grab drinks??
What's the best way to lie and complain so you could get free points from hotels and flights? Need to get 12,000 more to get an extra SPG night by mid-January. Thoughts?
Need a new carry on luggage. Don't care about the brand as long as its sturdy, fits overhead cabins and not too expensive. Any suggestions fam?
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