Anyone else’s recruiters fallen off the face of the earth this week with the holiday coming?
Hi y’all, I need some advice. I went on a vacation recently with my boyfriend’s family and feel uncomfortable around his younger sister. She’s a few years older then me and I caught her just blatantly staring at me a couple times. She doesn’t acknowledge my existence in a group setting like she’ll look at everyone else except me. She didn’t try to talk to me at all until she had to. I would mainly try to start conversation and even then she didn’t continue it. She lives a couple hours away so I
Coming back to work after vacation is pure torture. Idk how parents come back after 16 weeks of leave 😓
Vacation Question- Westin vs W (Paris)?
Has it ever occurred that EY HR system count sick days as our PTOs. My recent sick days at all counted as vacations in EY vacation calendar and my sick day time stays as same.
Funniest holiday party moments...
Moved into a new building a couple months ago. There’s a doorman who will see me struggling with packages or bags and never offers to help (automatic door so he’s not even actually opening the door). Am I really expected to give him a holiday bonus at the end of the year??
Started at a new firm 3 months ago, first two months was swamped staffed on a huge deal, (my only file) did my hours everything good. July: deal was supposed to close did not due to regulatory stuff but my work stream is done and over and am now really really slow, asked for work to people I had worked with to help them close - nothing, staffed on a new deal , client on vacation so everything is on stand by. I’m freaking out don’t know how to reach to partners/senior associates (ctd in comments)
Is it fine to decline a virtual holiday party that goes from 5:30 - 7:00 PM? I like my team but I also don’t feel like staring at a screen for another 1.5 hours longer than I have to.
For those companies / roles with unlimited pto, how does a payout work if you leave and /or are laid off? Receive nothing or some set amount?
I work in a group that has had to come in to the office regularly during COVID (lots of work with original documents and wet ink signatures). It’s real estate and title companies still require wet ink documents. One junior has refused to come in because he says he’s concerned about COVID. We all wear masks, close our doors, and socially distance. We’ve all had to pick up the slack for him. Just found out he’s taking his second vacation during COVID and visiting family in FL. I could scream.
Has anyone flew this week? What is it like at the airports? I’m supposed to travel to North California this week for vacation but don’t know if I should go anymore
Travelling to Spain next week (PTO). Should I pay for collision damage waiver for my rental car? Worth it?
How is the proposed tax holiday going to work? You don't pay taxes now but owe it by April 15 2021?
Just had a look at some start-ups that are hiring and a lot of them offer unlimited vacation days... think this is a good practice?
What are some good virtual event ideas for a holiday party? Trying to keep it around $70 per person.
Fam— would anyone be interested in a Glassdoor for black people? i.e anonymized reviews of companies from POCs. I think it would be massively helpful in gauging the diversity and inclusivity of a company outside polished recruitment processes and would publicly hold companies accountable. Thoughts?
I have heard that McKinsey allows some BAs to move quickly to EM (although sounds like it’s fairly rare to be in 3 years?). When that does happen, do they manage post MBA associates, or just BAs?
Do you spend your entire per diem? Or do you prefer low-cost food options (chipotle for example) and save the rest of the per diem?
Question: What is the very first memory you have of the police or personally interacting with the police? I’ll go first. My first memory of the police was of having my rights violated and being denied medical care after a traumatic brain injury. I was 12. My husband’s was the police putting a gun in his mom’s face. Details in first comment.
I really detest the SFO to MCO redeye.
I've gotten to a point with my client where they are super comfortable with me. We don't shake hands anymore, but dap each other up. Same with my senior client account lead. Guess this is a good thing
What is everyone’s top 1 or 2 favorite books on personal finance? I’m always looking for a new one to bring into the fold of what I’m doing
Planning to move to LA soon. Will be attending dance classes in west coast dance theatre (WDT) over the weekends and fly out on Monday’s to client location. Looking for a place between LAX and WDT.
Hi fishies 🐠 I’m an Art Director that’s trying to transition over to UX Design. I have experience building websites and some previous freelance work doing some UI/UX. What’s the best route to transition over and would I need to apply for entry level roles? Does an AD role with a UI/UX focus even exist? I enjoy the thinking of UX design and am comfortable designing interfaces but I’m mostly unsure of the process of working with an UX team. Would love to hear your thoughts!
Does internship count towards Yoe? Internship was post grad and there was no break in employment.
Republicans are welfare queens. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/14/donald-trump-coronavirus-farmer-bailouts-359932
Looking for 58k Delta SkyMiles. Will pay 1.1 cents per SkyMile. Anyone interested? Will PayPal / Venmo you and issue 4 one week award tickets out of your account
Who had the bright idea of open offices? Anyone else sick of other people phones calls and messy desks? It's counter collaborative imo
How does the pension plan work at Deloitte? I’ve been working here for 3 years and never knew Deloitte offered a pension. I see a balance on my account but it says my statement is suppressed
I've been carrying a backpack for awhile now for meetings and travel, should I opt for a shoulder/messenger bag? Any suggestions?
If your offer is significantly more than you expected, should you negotiate? I’ll be working very closely with the hiring manager, so I don’t want to be setting myself up for failure once I start
I've tried this a few times and it hasn't worked. Anyone in CLT this week want to grab a drink?
What are key lessons learned from your first home-buying experience? Looking to start investing in real estate on the side.
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