You guys getting your legal assistant anything for Valentine’s Day? I was thinking something small. She’s single and I know most women (myself too) appreciate a little something on this Hallmark holiday.
My wife is pregnant with our first child and I want to take time off immediately after she gives birth but obviously due dates are just a suggestion. Wondering how it would work if I put in a request now assuming the due date but she end up giving birth early/late. How have others navigated this?
Dear friends , Need some guidance here.Im not sure if im stressed or depressed or both.Not able to perform my job as good as I want. Not sleeping well.On top of that there is a real chance of losing my job as performance tiers were not like previous years.Feeling some sort of physical pain everytime I start working.All the drama around is affecting me.My spouse thinks that I’m hyping this stress so that makes me a little more helpless.Not sure if I need treatment therapy or request some time off
There are so many holiday parties to attend. Any advice on how to make it to many and still be a functional human by the end of the week?
Any suggestions for a calm, quiet relaxing vacation last two weeks of December? Prefer warm over cold weather and can’t travel outside US
Would I be burning a bridge by giving two weeks notice after coming back from two weeks PTO? It’s a big firm. I’m leaving to start my own.
How awesome would it be if the amount of overtime you worked translated to additional vacation? Say you worked 200 hours overtime = 5 weeks extra vacay
Silly question... I recently discovered (during an interview) that a small NY litigation firm only offers a limited amount of vacation time per year to associates. This is not an issue at all since I very rarely take time off, but thought it was strange that it was not unlimited. Anyone else experience this?
How many vacation days did you take this year?
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!!!
Does anyone take day dates with their spouse/partner? By the time I get to bed, even on the weekends, I’m spent. I wonder if it would be more enjoyable to spend that time together during the day. We both work incredibly hard and are successful, but honestly I’m more the YOLO type and he probably would find it ridiculous to take this time off work. Has anyone found some enjoyment/benefit to spending time with your spouse like this?
My Sr manager asked if i had any plans for Easter/our 3 day weekend and i said yeah we go to my grandmother and grandaddy's house for the holiday usually and he said "grandaddy? What is that his pimp name?" This is what happens when you have northerners transfer to a southern office 😭
I recently started at Deloitte. They’ve got a generous PTO plan, but it’s the first place I’ve worked in my entire career where it’s not given to you up front. Can anyone tell me what the protocol is for using it before you’ve earned it?
I’m not one to take a lot of time off, but unfortunately will need the time soon for a parent who is losing a battle with cancer.
What’s EY fiscal year end? I’m joining the firm soon but have pre-planned vacation that I can’t cancel. Considering pushing the start date out, but it seems they want me to start ASAP and the...
Can anyone please share JPMC CCB Holiday mumbai calendar for remaining months of this year? Diwali/Dussehra/thanksgiving/Christmas JPMorgan Chase
Contemplating move from EY to KPMG.
Would appreciate someone pointing out the benefits difference
- PTO for Manager level
- Sick leave?
- Paternity leave
- Do you have to use PTO for the summer and winter holiday shutdown?
- Any wellness $$?
- Any cellphone and Internet reimbursement?
Also, I've heard about a pension plan
Anything else KPMG offers?
How realistic is it to book a trip/PTO 3+ months out? I’m concerned about how engagements, clients, and coworkers might be affected.
Trying to decide between the following two trips:
- Portugal: Porto > Lisbon > Lagos
- Spain: Barcelona > Ibiza > Mallorca
Which do you think is better for a week long vacation in end of September or early October?
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What types of prior jobs / positions / experiences are highly valued when looking for other opportunities? What would be some good things to exp before leaving Big4?
Hello hello I am a semi new grad with 4 social media internships under my belt in corporate and agency environments, and one successful 3 month freelance job at a small agency.
Interviewing round 2 for a plant based startup (0-50 ppl) in new york as social media manager. Glassdoor is saying I can expect $40k, and mentors have said that means I should ask for about $45k - $50k. What do you think?
Ofc I won't be demanding it but want a figure to shoot for.
Bonus season incoming! Thank you Milbank associates for the early leak lol. Same numbers as 2018 (ugh), payments will hit end Dec. Anyone else have data or expect their firm to match?
What should juniors do in their first agency job that can help them hone their craft and put their careers on the right path?
Seeking advice with possibly stepping in to management… recently promoted from an Associate level (or Junior) to a staff level in March. Due to resignations, an opportunity has opened up for the management position of the same small (4-6 prsn) team. My skip level heavily recommended I think about it as I’m a great fit for the role and already do quite a bit of what’s required… (see comments)
For the past few months of interviewing have made it to the final round with a few firms, and the feedback is similar, ‘I’m a great candidate, but it’s not the right time’ Is this code for something? Am I missing something?
Thurs night I was getting over a cold and I took tylenol, after it kicked in a couple hours later I felt like what I imagine its like to be on antidepressants. I haven't that way since I was a teen.
Anybody find a single good Indian place?
Everywhere that I've tried is bad or too Americanized (Rasika, Lemon, India gate, Jyoti, indigo)
Why is the hiring process in this industry so backwards. I'm moving cities and recruiters in the new city "won't consider me until I've settled and I'm local." We do have SKYPE ... f@#cking hell.
For those with a second home, do you rent it out? How often are you able to use it? Is there anything you wish you knew before you purchased? Thanks in advance.
I have no problem with a firm trying to save money, but don't do it at the expense of your employees.
I just went through 2 busy airports, 1 full 3 hour airplane flight, and not ONE person complimented my Bored Ape hoodie.
I can’t do this anymore
Anyone know a good way to improve your memory?
Is anyone in her a bit further south? I'm in Orange County (but, of course, there isn't a bowl for OC). I moved here in October, and I wfh so no opportunity to meet anyone in the office. Thanks to the pandemic, I haven't really met anyone outside of work either. 39/f with a partner, cats, and way too much time alone.
When is too young for kids to learn to read?
I’m interested in remote talent management manager level opportunities (performance management and succession planning, talent program mgmt). I’ve been in global manufacturing for close to 10 years and open to staying in industry or making a change to tech if anyone has opportunities in this area. Thanks!
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Someone please help me exit from consulting. Miserable at my job. Can provide additional details re: experience in DMs.
I have an upcoming first round interview with Apple for a Business Analyst role. Not sure what to expect. Anyone have any tips? TIA
Would you give up a guaranteed path to a green card in 3 years for a job that you actually enjoy? Could really use some input!
I am hiring a Continuous Improvement Program Manager! Hoping to help some consultants make the jump to Google.
I'll personally review all resumes that are sent over (please DM) and will follow up to ensure an interview for qualified candidates.
Ideal candidate has 3-5 YOE with exceptional stakeholder / exec management skills. Ideal location is in Bay Area.
Is there ever any good excuse for quitting with 0 days notice? Found out we don’t get bonuses if we give notice before day they are paid out but new employer wants me to start soon
What are best consulting firms that emphasize work life balance and personal development (e.g not working most weekends, not working 80+ hrs/week, LOA opportunities, coworkers with interests beyond $)
Anybody hiring in Chicagoland?
Why do recruiters never get back to you when they say they will. Also what’s a reasonable amount of time to expect a response from a recruiter to an important email?
Deloitte fish - referral from P/MD fast tracks or allows you to skip steps or doesn’t make difference in recruitment process?
I know FAANG and other company acronyms but I just learned a new one: GMAFIA (Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, IBM, Apple). I’m thinking this one started as a backronym 🤣🤣
I am a 1st year analyst on OPT who worked with deloitte on the strategy side. Got laid off recently. I am incredibly depressed in desperate need of clarity. I need to come to terms with the fact...
Is it worth changing sectors/domains/industry focus while switching jobs?
Currently working as Manager in D with majority of experience in bfsi consulting. Now i am getting most of the good high paying offers from companies in retail, supply chain and consumer industries or digital transformation focussed.
Should I take it up or try to find opportunities in bfsi?
Can we create a list of exits from consulting that result in >400k USD TC? I feel like that will be really helpful.
Prior Consulting Group / Prior Consulting Title/ Industry/ Industry Title / Industry TC breakdown
Advice on FAANG or similar exits for someone in Healthcare? I've worked on revenue cycle, workforce strategy/staffing, supply chain. It only seems supply chain would fit for somewhere like Amazon?
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