Why is unlimited PTO a scam?
Would you bring your partner to your work holiday party? I meant, I’m not in the closet, but I don’t declare that I’m gay to everyone at work, like straight people don’t do. I’m wondering if I should bring my partner, go there solo, or just not go.
Random - Does anyone want a custom laser engraved cutting board, charcuterie board, or Yeti Mug made for a holiday gift or for yourself? I can do it for $39 plus shipping. I’m looking to take pictures of sample work products to start an Etsy shop but need a customer first to even start 🙈 DM for more info!
This time of year always reminds me of the year my boss gave each member of the team an ax (like for chopping wood) as a holiday gift with a note to “Stay Sharp” and I (the only female on the team) got pruning shears instead. What’s the best or worst holiday gift you’ve received at work?
Looking to buy a bunch of nice wine bottles online (~$50/each or so) for the Christmas holiday. Whats the best place to buy bottles online? Looking for half a dozen or so
Might be switching agencies before the holidays. Already have flights to take those 6 weekdays off. How do I️ deal with bringing that up in the case that they don’t offer that same time off?
What is the best way to book vacation (ideally bundles - flights, accommodation etc.) for Maldives?
So I’ve finally booked a good amount of PTO and got it approved. I’m stressing about taking the PTO. Is this what peak burnout/consulting feels like?
I love the creativity spawned from the natural deodorant wars. Native’s holiday ads are killer. What agency did those? Also Lume’s Hallmark movie send up by the Harmon Bros pulled me in even tho Hallmark Xmas movie spoofs have reached max saturation. https://youtu.be/66B-nMPZe2U https://www.adweek.com/convergent-tv/dtc-deodorant-brand-lume-just-made-its-own-version-of-a-hallmark-christmas-movie/amp/
Is it ethical or safe for a fully vaxxed person to fly after confirmed, close exposure to covid during the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend? Does that travel pose a risk to others? Should they voluntarily quarantine for 14 days?
After coming back from the short Thanksgiving break I’ve come to the realization that I am burnt out (or just entirely hate my job/life). I’ve been dreading work for the past 3-4 months. I’ve realized that the occasional extended weekend trips/breaks aren’t enough. I was originally planning on taking just a few days off at the EoY, but I’m going to now take 2 weeks off to completely detach. If you’ve been feeling the same way as I have, I encourage you to take as much time off as you can 🥲😪
Any of you book a nice vacation a few months out? I have lots of Bonvoy points and trying to book some international properties (Bali etc) while rates are low.. any ideas for good deals still
Recently received comparable offers to Capgemini Invent and Accenture Strategy (comparable title, pay, vacation days). Now what 🐟? Thoughts? Other points to consider?
I think this coming Monday will be the very first time in all my years of tech consulting that both my employer & my client will recognize MLK Day as an official holiday. I’ve been doing this for twenty years (not all of it at IBM).
Just returned from my combined family vacation with my SO. I initially thought it would be a great idea to being our parents along to show them a new country and give back for everything they’ve given us in life. Fast forward I’m more exhausted than before the vacation. My mother has been toxic all the way and didn’t miss out on a single opportunity to criticize my relationship. My in-laws were either talking all the time about random stuff or fighting between each other. Continuing…
Any tips on managing, avoiding or reducing tolerance besides “use less” or “take time off?”. Taking magnesium daily based on anecdotal evidence it helps.
How much paid time off for parental leaves do consulting companies provide? US geography
How long did it take you to say you love your boyfriend? Maybe it’s the holiday season coming around but I’m finding myself getting close after only 4 months.
Trying to explain to my non consulting friend that your salary can climb by 60k easily in 4 years. Please share your experiences of this guys (more examples the better)
EY recruitment process - all interviews done, last hurdle independence check done. What is the typical time to offer decision? How would you assess the HR approval process to get a bc approved?
What is the average salary of a Solution Advisor working in the Business Valuation field. I want to know how much can in expect in the mid year revision.. I joined in Sep this year and my CTC is around INR13 lakhs
Does Deloitte use Teams or Skype?
Nearing the end of the interview process for a mid level Product Designer role but experience wise I’d be considered more junior. What do I ask for in terms salary? (Sorry if it’s a stupid question) I’ve gone through whiteboarding and a design challenge so skill wise I think I’ve proven to them I am capable. They gave me a range for the role so would I just go with that? It’s higher than average in the market and one I’d be happy with but I feel weird since I’m not actually mid level.
Expecting a CMAAS experienced associate offer from Pwc transferring from audit. When can i expect a senior promotion and what is the salary i can expect? Is it negotiable?
Hi folks! Does anyone know if you need full original copy of h1b i797 notice or just the bottom section of it for DL renewal? I only got the latter from the HR so wondering 😕
Do you guys know what they do with used beds/furniture in hotels? Particularly interested in Westin St .Regis likes.
Anyone have the CFF from the AICPA and willing to share their studying/exam experience? Curious about required effort, study plans, exam structure, overall opinions of the cert. Thanks!
Do people cheat during case interviews? example: having post it notes of possible frameworks, use a calculator, etc
Hey guys, I had a question- My job location is Seattle and currently due to covid and work from home, I am in Texas. If my H1B FY22 gets picked up (currently on F1). Do I have to return back to Seattle or I can continue to work from Texas? Know there is 90 miles rule in place but not sure how stringent it is. Please can you let me know. THANKS!!
Any tips for someone who lowballed themselves during the initial interview with the recruiter? What is a polite way to negotiate your expectation upon receiving an offer letter?
Corporate lawyers @ year end: frantically trying to sign/close multiple deals while group is super understaffed/spread thin. Random partner in different practice group who you did a 1 off thing for months ago: ‘can you review this and jump on the client call ASAP today?’ 🙄🙄
Need advice—I feel comfortable, but stagnant. I’ve been at my agency for three years and barely made any work for my portfolio, and haven’t been to a single production. However, I love my team, manager, and agency culture, and know that’s hard to come by… what would you do?
How do you teach a 4 yo when they start to lie? Today, my kid quickly put his lunch back into his box when his teachers turned around and lied to his teachers that he finished his food. They were even praising him on how quickly he finished his lunch today. And told us also that he finished all his food as well.
Ropes & Gray Ropes & Gray LLP how would you describe the culture at Ropes in DC? Are senior associates and partners generally nice?
Darden vs Johnson vs Ross ( No dollars) Post MBA: Location No-Preference MBB Consulting/ Product Management @ FAANG Note: I'm an international on an H1B Visa TIA!
Corporate Associates, when applying to lateral to another firm, what do you use as a writing sample? I’m a 2019 grad so I still have LS writing samples however they are all litigation based. Do I provide draft SEC filings I’ve worked on?
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