Going on vacation to Europe. Looking for comfortable shoes that won’t hurt from walking all day, don’t look ugly (with nice dresses/clothes), and can perhaps even be considered for wearing to nice places (eg dinner, bars). Probably asking for a lot here but please let me know suggestions! Don’t want to take 4 pairs of shoes for a one week trip 🙂
My wife has had complications with her pregnancy recently, so I've been taking advantage of my unlimited PTO to stay at the hospital. My boss has begun complaining that it's been too frequent and the team needs me. How do I balance being there for my wife and my team?
My significant other has 15 days of use or lose time off by the end of year but she is afraid to use any of that time off as it might be perceived negatively at her company.. thoughts?
Non public accounting professionals, how much PTO do you get? And how hard/easy is it to take? (I.e., need formal approval far in advance, or can you decide last minute to take a couple days off any given week, etc)
How strict are state quarantine laws when traveling from out of state? I want to rent a house for a couple days for a weekend mini vacation but state says 14 day quarantine.
Just found out my mother is dying from cancer and does not have much longer to live. I took a week of PTO to help my dad. I can’t afford to take leave and my family thinks I should continue working. Has anyone gone through the same? How did it impact you? I told my team and they’re supportive, but I’m at a loss about how this will impact me professionally.
Need ideas for a solo vacation - I have no preference for rural/camping vs luxurious hotel stays. I’ve considered LA/NYC/Denver/Miami - I could go anywhere. Help me decide where a solo traveler 28M should spend 5 nights?
My wife and I are considering planning a trip to Tulum, Mexico for late July. She’s slightly reserved in asking her employer (she works at a dental practice) if it’s okay to take time off with the concern her employer may feel off-put by the request. I personally hate the thought of someone else restricting my ability to make my own decisions, but also want to be contieous of others concerns as well. I feel at some point we all will be in a similar situation - to where we want to go do...
My contract has 4 week notice for leaving the job, and the new job I’m about to accept would like me to start asap (and so would I). How shitty is it to do 4 week notice with 2 of those being vacation? Wouldn’t want to burn a bridge but 4 weeks, jeez.
Dumb question but if I’m taking PTO Friday-Monday, is my end time at 12AM on that Monday or Tuesday on outlook?
Have you ever had a situation when your doctor is on vacation or out of office and won’t send a prescription to your pharmacy for insulin? But you’re running out? Not due to financial hardship.
Curious what other people's parental leave looks like for companies of a similar size and industry. We are about 150 employees in the CPG (beverage) space. We want to improve/expand our paid leave. How much paid time do you give your employees? Do you give the same amount for the primary and secondary caregiver? Please include your company size and industry.
I really want to take a few months off between jobs once I land my exit just for mental health / dealing with burnout. Has anyone tried to set a start date 3-4 months out from final offer and any tips to share? Specifically, this would be for big tech.
Slalom Build Solution Owner salary range?
I am S3 and PwC is going to file AOS (i140 premium processing and i485 concurrently) soon in October with medical. Will getting promoted to Manager in January 2022 impact my application ? Is that okay ?
Digital BCG SEA, is the sign on bonus available here for expert track? If so, will it be included and offered by default as part of the offered package or need to be requested and negotiated for? Any tips or advices how to open up that conversation and any estimated expected amount? Thanks!
Recently, as you probably know, Dr. Seuss's estate chose to stop printing a few of his older books that had offensive racial stereotypes. There was huge backlash from white people, including teachers here, screaming "cancel culture!" Now we have a white guy who murdered eight Asians in custody, unharmed; while the police officer who killed an African American man for allegedly trying to pass a bad check is about to go on trial. Full disclosure: I'm white. But I'm still enraged by all this. You?
Do firms honor online MBAs for the increase in compensation? I've been in consulting for a year and I'm considering online programs bc MBAs get paid significantly more (although we do the same work). Thoughts?
Boss just emailed expecting team to work over weekend. Already spent 60h this week staring at screens WFH. Should I just ignore?
What are the drawbacks of filing a second I485? For context I’m ROW and filed an EB I485 in May last year (Texas service center so still waiting). I am now eligible to file I485 under the diversity lottery program, that would be faster and no need to stay with my employer after GC
WFH this week by got up at the same time so I could workout 🙌🏻 FB fam keeping me strong and motivated for my half!!
How do you respond when companies you interview with ask what your current salary range is?
When resigning, do you have to disclose the name of your next employer? I can’t find any language stating I have to in my handbook and I work for a large network. I don’t have a senior role and not going to a direct competitor. Am leaving a toxic team and am worried my manager will ask, or say something like we need to know you’re not going to someone we think is a competitor.
Zoom interview for a job I don’t have any real experience for. They have my resume. Do I cut right to it that I’m not specifically qualified but eager and able to learn? Or skip over it assuming they’ve seen my background and are still interested enough to interview, fake it til you make it style?
For people who have switched from Big4/Tier 2 consulting firms to MBB, what's the reason you made that switch? Also, how are you finding consulting at MBB better than your earlier consulting gigs? What according to you, is the selling point for the tier 1 consulting firms?
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
Is “Senior” at EY a high level role? I am currently a Senior and this is the first progression point after campus hire. Didn’t get an interview which is puzzling because I have great experience relevant to the posting. 2YOE
Anyone switched from B4 audit to advisory (ex. management consulting, deal advisory)? How did you start networking / get the opportunity? Any advice?
Has anyone ever reported repeated micro-aggressions from a partner that were taking a toll on your mental health to HR or otherwise? If so, what approach did you take? Would doing it during an exit interview be a good idea? Or is it perhaps better to just leave the firm without saying anything to avoid burning bridges?
Anyone use Hyatt legal for will preparation? Any tips? Just thinking about getting started and would like to enroll during open enrollment if this is the best route to go.
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