What do you do when you legitimately have run out of PTO because you’re sick a lot? I take prescribed medication that weakens my immune system but don’t want to explain that if I can avoid it.
To all you lovely 🏳️🌈 fish, wishing you a happy, healthy and restful holiday season filled with love❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
How much nonbillable time is too much? I’m a second associate at a midsized firm and I have 30-50 non billable hours each month. An associate at another firm told me this was really high. Thoughts?
Do holiday weekends like Labor Day make job posters / recruiters want to close on a job posting and make a decision beforehand or does that usually have no weight in decision timelines?
Landed a new job!! Couldn’t be more excited! I have two questions though— 1) how would you go about quitting your current job when in the middle of a two week holiday break? 2) I would like to negotiate for $5k-$10k more. Any tips from anyone who has done so successfully
How much money do you need to make a year to afford a $3 million dollar home, pay for 2.5 future children’s private school education, vacation well, and live and retire comfortably? (I have no students loans or debt and $650k in stocks + a modest amount in 401k. I’m 26.)
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
I see a very faint second line testing on the day of my period.. low key freaking out because in the last week on vacation I have dyed my hair with balayage, eaten sushi, drank a beer or cocktail with dinner every night and had two cups of coffee every morning. Obviously ceasing all of this but have I already caused damage?
Excluding doctors and lawyers, do you think that it is fair to say that working as a consultant is a lot more demanding that many other business jobs? (Billable hours, 24/7 availability, etc..)
I’ve never worked at a firm, only public interest and have no idea how to do billable hours.
What is the typical turn around time for submitting proposals? I have a lot of billable work I need to do but prospective clients seem to put deadlines within a couple days of the request...
How long does it take you to bill 8 hours a day? I’m a first year and feel like I’m not as efficient as I could be or am under billing. It takes me 10-12 hours to bill 8. This includes the hour I take for lunch and dinner, some breaks for bathroom, and non billable time like entering time etc. how are people billing 200 hours a month? What am I doing wrong?
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Is it a good idea to tell my lead that I am about to have a mental breakdown? I am going through something personal, and this busy season hasn’t been easy for me. I requested pto, but basically was told that it is not appropriate to use pto in busy season. I am on the edge of quitting , but I think I should at least try to talk to someone before I give my notice. Any advice for this situation?
First year, 5 months in. My supervising attorney said he’d talk to the managing partner about giving me more flexibility on my billable hours 3 weeks ago, so I started to allow some flexibility. (I didn’t ask him to, he decided it was necessary on his own). Yesterday I get yelled at by the partner and my supervising atty tells me that not hitting my hours is the reason he gets screamed at everyday and why they’re forcing me to go into the office now. How do I know what the real expectations are?
Is it possible to designate your last day of employment over a holiday? Say Thanksgiving this year (11/26/2021) to take advantage of the holiday benefit and get that paycheck?
How do you respond to getting called out for low billable hours? Had a come to Jesus call and I mean I get it, my hours are low, but now I'm getting follow up emails. I don't know how many times I can say I understand. Is there something else they're looking for me to say or are they just hounding me to hound me?
Took a later flight and got some delta credit. What should I redeem? 1) delta credit 2) amazon gift card 3) visa gift card 4) other
I have worked in the HR space for the past 9 years, however most of my experience has been in Talent Acquisition. I do want to move into a People Operations/Generalist role. I’m planning to go for a HR certificate but unsure if I should go for a PHR or SHRM. Please advise!
Hi! I'm currently in a dilemma. I recently got an offer from a company that wants me to give a final answer by Friday AM but I am simultaneously interviewing with KPMG and in the final round waiting for my call with the partner. KPMG is my top choice, but if I don't get hired by KPMG, I don't want to lose this offer. Have any of you accepted an offer and then got an offer from another company that you wanted to work at and left the job that you just started? What other advice do you guys have?
Any of you have side hustles - and how do u manage it? I’m PT running a not so demanding business & also trying to become a DJ Obv not gonna do consulting in the LT but dun wanna get fired now either
I trust the cracked out hobo outside my apartment more than the mute button on Skype/Lync.
20 weeks pregnant...it gets harder and harder each week to leave my husband. Pre-baby, no prob, now crying. Imagine it’ll be too hard post baby. Am I lying to myself that I can make consulting work?
I don't understand why the receptionist at the Westin was confused when I asked for Pokécoins for my Platinum gift
ACN: Can charge to central training instead of pto if I'm going to take classroom training and certification?
Any former Slalom 🐠 know whether unused PTO is paid out when you leave? I assume yes but don’t wanna ask and reveal myself as on the way out lol. Thx
Software Sales question: I just got a job offer to join a post-Series A with under 20 employees. On the equity piece, I was offered .1% equity at a $142m valuation. This is a Senior / Director Sales role where I'll be blending IC duties + managing a team as we grow. I felt this offer was a bit low from the equity side. Anyone know how to evaluate this?
Do you feel like the COVID19 and the 2020 recession hurts a lot more than it did in 2008 (especially since we haven't reached the worst yet)?
Has anyone went through the Consultant Development Program for Financial Services at EY? I’m interested to know the salary range. (2YOE)
Is it a bad idea to tell my coach I’m interviewing for industry roles? He has a lot of connections since he’s a partner, so I was thinking maybe he could help place me somewhere.
Anyone able to refer to Salesforce? I have the position ready, just need a referral. Will give half of starting bonus
Until the salary bowl has a search function...anyone care to share Salary/Sex/Location, and title if it’s what you’re using to post.
Has anyone interviewed for a data specialist or product development position at YipitData? Looked over Glassdoor and saw there is a substantial take home assessment. I wanted to see if anyone could verify and share their experience. Thank you!
Have a Facebook Data Science interview in a week. Any of you gone through the process - please share. They say it will be online SQL coding first.
How do you guys construct your cover letters? I’ve been applying to a bunch of places with no response, so I really don’t know what works. Been trying to find ways to make it stand out. Go into how I love their work (even when I think it’s meh) and speak to more than what’s on my resume. In your opinion, is this more of the time to just talk business - my accomplishments, experience, and why that helps?
Has anyone managed to get a Dropbox appointment in Bangalore? Any insight into wait times to get an appointment? Planning to go to India for a few months in early 2021 and wanted to get my visa stamped.
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