Was asked if I want to be the go to person for a certain tax area. Me and one senior were asked, but they are out on PTO. I don’t want to leave the manager hanging for an entire week but also don’t want to take the opportunity from the senior if they’re really interested (I’m willing, but not dying to do it and they want someone with interest). The senior also has more experience, of course - Im 100% unfamiliar with the area. What’s the best thing to do or say?
For those that are observing yom kippur, have an easy and meaningful fast. For those with Jewish people on your teams, don’t wish them a “happy Yom Kippur” or ask them to “enjoy the time”- it’s a solemn holiday. It’s also not the responsibility of the Jewish person on the team to teach you about the holiday - you have Google. And it’s really terrible to guilt them for signing off early/taking PTO to observe.
I love the holiday pie 🥧
Do you guys truly disconnect on vacations? Is it frowned upon? I have a vacation next week but feel like the expectation is for me to be available
"Who was your plus-one to that previous company event? Bring them to the holiday party!" "Yeah I'd love to but we actually stopped seeing eac--" "Anyway can't wait to see them at the holiday party!"
I go back tomorrow after a week's vacation. When is it expected I start catching up on email? Tonight? Tomorrow?
If you get laid off due to performance in a protected state, will you employer still be required to pay out accrued vacation, sick, and personal days?
Pro tip: use your PTO to go all in on a personal hobby or side project for a week. It’s super refreshing, and you don’t have the stress of travel.
Thoughts on vacations: is it unrealistic to be left alone while you’re on vacation, even if it’s planned well in advance? Starting to feel like time away is impossible & slowly creeping into burnout
14 people on EY USA had been barred from coming to usa. Who knows, thet were out of country for vacation, maybe meeting an ill relative or even attending a funeral. But that's none of my business
Just got an offer to work someplace else. Pay, PTO, medical and 401k seem good. What else could I try to negotiate?
Is there a studio in the dmv area where I can go get a holiday photo taken with my husband? We did a photo shoot in the summer and really don’t want a full fledged photo shoot right now. Just a couple of photos in a studio with some sort of Christmas/ holiday set up. They always show stuff like this in movies, wondering if it’s real lol
In btw round 1 & R2 interviews with firm 1, there's a gap of 25 days. I got a interview at another firm during this period. Shld I tell the HR at firm 1 about the same in next intrvw? If yes, what to tell & what not? Also, in btw those 25 days, I had put in my papers at current firm bcoz needed time off due to personal reasons. I am afraid if I bring this up, they'll take it as if I am lyin/that I have offers somewhere else (bcoz that's when you resign) [cant hide bcoz will hv 2 tell sometime]
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
Looking to take some PTO in Quebec City. Restaurant, bnb, activity recommendations? Thanks!
Do you ever come back from a long vacation feeling stressed and anxious? Even if first week coming back is pretty chill
How is everyone celebrating the holiday weekend?
I've never done any 401k business, but I understand I can become broker of record on existing plans. First of all, what does that mean? Do I just appear as a name on their statements?
Any moms or to-be-moms decide to leave consulting for continued rigorous education like medical school? I’m not a mom yet but want to do this and wonder if I’m setting myself up for failure.
Hey folks, my firm is giving us $1k to spend on professional development but I have to spend it by end of year. Any suggestions on where & how to spend it for personal or professional growth? Thanks! Potentially considering: public speaking, business courses, social impact conferences, French lessons, etc. Thank you!
Has anyone sponsored a child through Compassion International (or other charity)? What was your experience? I’ve always wanted to sponsor a child but want to make sure that donation is being used for right place/making direct impact to child’s life
Thoughts on buying Sheraton vacation home rentals (I.e. time shares). Math is: $18k total investment, spread over a 7 year, 13% loan, gets you a) 1 week of studio stays in 200+ resort locations b)...
Does anyone know of an employer-based healthcare insurance package that allows one to add parents as dependents?
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
Accenture Strategy layoffs? .....👀
Had no idea how good my previous firm’s insurance was until I signed up for Deloitte’s.....
Holding all else constant, do you prefer two continuous weeks of bench time or 10 hours less work per week for 8 weeks
#help - Need suggestion. YOE - 5.8 Tech - Java8 + Spring Boot + AWS Currently in 3rd Services bsd company. Target - Good Product based Now TCS is ready to offer 14.5 LPA. If i take It will help me with financial goals like 2 Sisters marriage and My health treatment …I have some chronic disease. Should I join TCS ? Or keep trying product based until I reach the goal. If i join TCS can I get into a product based company with 8 years experience and 4 Service based companies ?
My benefits page shows that the before tax contribution and Roth 401k contribution can both be matched by my company (up to 6%) which do I choose ? I thought Roth wasn't matched?
Finishing my first year at pwc - I've been in contact with a recruiter from Marakon for an associate position. They're offering ~90k up to 20% performance bonus (skeptical about this). Worth it? Ctd..
How can we see the breakdown of SPG point earnings (welcome gift, tier bonus, etc.)? Post merger, everything is added up as one transaction.
Thoughts on moving from internal audit (risk advisory/assurance) after a year for a senior internal audit rotational program position?
Hi AWS fish! What’s an appropriate salary to request for a program analyst role in Seattle? 2 YOE currently making a $90k salary and $100k with benefits.
The first person to mention salary expectations in a recruiter call loses. If you ask a recruiter what the position's salary range is, and they ask you in turn what your expectations are, what can you respond with?
Happy holidays 🐠! I am very appreciative and thankful for having somewhere to come to vent/get advice and know I am not alone the last few months! I hope everyone enjoys their time off! 🎄🎅🏼 🎉
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