I will never understand grown ups that don’t have children that still choose to vacation at Disney
I need a vacation 😩
Have taken an unpaid leave to spend time/vacation with family in my home country. It’s caused an issue with my manager which is making me anxious and depressed. How can I compartmentalize my anxiety and be present with family for the next few weeks before going back to the office?
How to grow a beard in a professional manner: step 1- leave on vacation for >1 week; step 2- don't shave; step 3- never come back...
How long did others take to study for the GMAT? If I have 2 concentrated weeks of full-time study (taking vacation) would that be sufficient? Thank you!
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 ..
Thoughts on Google RTO office date? Will it be pushed back more than Jan 10 with the holiday season and all? Don’t want to relocate if we will be postponing RTO
How much leeway do you have when negotiating start dates? I would like to start in Jan since I save most of my PTO for the holidays. If I start in Nov/Dec I either won’t be able to take it or will start in a hole. Plus new job offers WAY less PTO (VP thought it was 10 days to start vs my current 25, but am currently waiting for formal offer from HR).
Should I work a bit during holiday break to get my areas in good shape or just say f this and take time off because audit is going to get done no matter what. I inherited messy area from a person who recently left the firm and leadership was saying we (as in I) need to put in extra effort to close down review notes that the previous girl left (there’s about 89 open as of now lol)
Been with the firm 5 years. Leaving for m vacation tonight and not taking my laptop with me for the first time ever. Such a strange feeling
When you’re planning for PTO, do you ask your managers if it’ll be okay to take time off those dates or do you just give them kind of a heads up?
Hey could use some honest opinions on this because I’m still in shock. I was preparing to give in my resignation + 2 weeks from EY on Monday to jump ship to Deloitte. I accepted the offer from Deloitte on Friday, and I just got hit with a bomb today that my brother has cancer and we have no idea what stage it’s at. Should I just rescind my acceptance from Deloitte? I don’t know how it would be taken if I start at a new firm and immediately need substantial flexibility and time off.
Any recommendations for a hotel in Puerto Rico, preferably close to San Juan? Planning a vacation in May.
How do sick days work? Just realized that 1/3 of my “PTO” is actually sick days (and it’s not generous and you don’t get paid out when you leave). I’m very lucky to not get sick but does that mean in order to use some I’ll have to spontaneously say I’m ill with little advanced notice? Seems like a policy which rewards people for leaving their team in a lurch.
Does anyone else find it difficult to ask for time off? I haven’t taken a “vacation day” since February, billed 185+ hour months consistently through the pandemic (exceeded hours for 2020 bonus eligibility), and am feeling pretty burnt out. It’s hard because other associates in my department haven’t really taken any time off either (or it has been a day or two sporadically). Would really love to take some days over Christmas to recharge but I’m nervous about perception.
Freelance PMs, what’s your hourly rate? I’m considering going freelance vs full time employee. Also curious about any pros or cons you may want to share.
Any Microsoft security consultants here? Looking for TC breakdown, interview process expectations, WLB etc. Currently at 5 YOE.
EY 🐠, want some help understanding how’s the immigration support there? Is there a12 month waiting period before the GC process starts? TIA.
Any thoughts or experience with working at LinkedIn (strategy role)? Going to chat with a recruiter, but always helpful to get some 🐟 opinions
What’s the difference in severity between messing up enough to get rolled off a project and enough to be put on a performance improvement plan?
I’m curious to know how can I follow up with a recruiter without looking desperate. The interview went really well, and she said she would reach out soon, but haven’t heard back from her yet.
Got an offer from Guidehouse as a senior consultant in HIA back in January. The recruiter is MIA and not coming up with joining date and giving reasons like other PRoject team was put on bench and they will be allocated first before giving joining dates to the new hires. What should I do...if the recruiter comes back with the joining date. Should I join? What is the business situation at Guidehouse right now?
Anyone from the strategy & transaction team @EY-P willing to chat about culture, pay etc? Specifically for director position.
I have a Master's degree in Engineering from a Top School. I really love the work I am doing right now (which is Tech Consulting). Is an MBA really necessary to climb up the ladder?
Would you say it’s become common to get a 221 (g) administrative processing during h1 b visa stamping interviews these days? Or, is this something that happens only occasionally?
Anyone with experience negotiating above the stated salary range? Job posting says 75-90k, assuming they offer at the higher end that’s less than 15% pay bump for me but I liked the company and the people I interviewed with.
This year, we put a notebook in the teacher's lounge to write down funny things that happen in our classrooms. It’s been a nice way to keep conversations lighthearted in there!
What is your avg screen time? I’m using at 7-8 hours each day which seems insane but maybe it’s because I use my phone for all the zoom calls?
Is United States Passport holder a good gift for someone who's been waiting for Green Card for a long time? Or this is a bad idea?
Is 120k an acceptable salary for Dallas, Texas? I’m taking a pay cut to move there from San Francisco
For those of you have interviewed or know the process of capital ones Finance management program, do you have any advice on how to prep? @capital one
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