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It's 9:05am and the client till isn't in yet... Wtf?

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Relax. They're the client, they might even have a life

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9:05!?! LOL

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On my current client they don't come in until 930/10, and some of our team doesn't come in until 930. We leave at 530/6.

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As I read this, I'm sitting at my kitchen table leisurely eating breakfast thinking of strolling into work at about 9:30

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I once had a worthless coworker roll in at 9:40 most days and dip out at 5.

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^damn

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Close, MST @EY1

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KPMG1, west coast?

Why do you care if your client is there or not? Still billing hours? Shouldn't impact you in the slightest

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