I feel so stuck in my life (28F). I just want to find my person and start building a life together. I feel like I have nothing to look forward to. I just want to create holiday memories with my new family and instead, I’m looking at another season with my dysfunctional as hell family. I know a negative attitude and comparing myself to others isn’t helping me, but I can’t seem to lift myself out of my funk…
Why do people continue to decline calendar invites without citing a reason? Why can’t you join? Are you out on production? Are you at an edit? Are you on vacation that day? WHY?!
Need some inspiration...fam keeps asking for my holiday gift list and I have very few ideas for myself (34M). Have a few crutches I can lean on from wardrobe/hobbies (golf etc.). Anyone have any go-to, can’t-live-without items they recommend? (Budget <$500 per item)
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.
MD's assistant won't shut up about buying a villa in Tuscany. Bitch, I know how much you make. A weekend at The Holiday Inn would be stretching it. #backdowntoearthplease
Does anyone else find it ridiculous that firms require a minimum daily time entry? For example, my firm requires us to bill 6 hours a day, whether or not it’s billable work, we have to have a minimum of 6.0 in our time entry system every day or we get flagged. If we’re on vacation we have to pre-bill 6.0 a day. Why the hell do firms do this???
Attention C Suite: If you end the year without taking any of your PTO, does management take this into account when bonus time comes around?
Is it terrible to put in notice even though it overlaps with a holiday? If it's unavoidable?
How long after starting a new gig can you request PTO? Started this month but planning a trip in June.
Been on PTO for two weeks. I don’t even remember what’s going on in my project. Do I have to go to work tomorrow?
What’s the best holiday present you’ve gotten for your parents? Thinking thoughtful and reasonable
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
I got my first full time job back in March 2019. It’s my dream job in terms of work, team + industry. (I work for a travel agency doing their social). The only downside is the PTO. (Cont)
Anyone interested in joining on a trip to Morocco and Egypt this december holiday break ?
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?
H1B stanping question - I just got my h1b renewed, but i need to travel in december to Asia and likely the place im travelling to will not return my passport before i have to return to the US due to christmas and new years holidays. If i go to Toronto, Canada before this and try to get the stamp before asia trip can i work while im getting the stamping done? Or is that illegal? Im afraid of taking too much vacation time across both trips.
What did/does your first 100 days as a startup entrepreneur look like? What are your best practices and lessons learnt, anything we can all take heed of? Welcoming the input of Founder/ Co founder/ CEO/CFO/COO/CTO? And just mention where you’re based, perhaps that could give us a cultural angle as well...
Just realized. When feeding baby and they bite you, they literally woke up and chose violence 😂
Not getting opps I was promised so not getting much experience (reg compliance). It's been 3yrs. Is basic knowledge, some compliance exp, & Big 4 on my resume enough to join Fed Reserve (Examiner)?
Big 4 salary is such a meme out of college, lateraling to MBB and my total comp is 2.2x as much -_-
I have an opportunity to go for a large pay packet, a boss I admire (and have worked with), and the opportunity to fly back and forth from UK to US (dual national and my family is across the two countries). However, I am new to my current role and I do kind of like it but honestly I dislike my boss. I am also a bit nervous that if I leave agency side for a brand role that I can't get back to agencies. Thoughts?
A pharma client requires a urine drug test. Will my ADHD meds make me test "positive"? If so, is there a chance to provide my prescription to a medical officer to clarify? (cont)
How is your agency handling client-related travel, as it relates to coronavirus? We got some email from WPP, but it doesn’t seem like enough. What steps are y’all taking? Any insights to share?
Once a company says they are working on an offer for you, how long have you seen the actual, written offer take? I haven’t made a move in a long time so can’t even remember what this timeline is like. Imagine it might depend on salary/position, as well.
PHR or SHRM? I am looking to get more certifications related to HR vs recruiting, but I am unsure on which one is "better" or will help me grow into more of a strategic HR role. Help!!!
Can anyone from LMI share their thoughts on company culture, benefits, likes/dislikes, etc? Have an interview on Friday and would love some insights. Thank you!
Would anyone consider hiring an award winning CD to work remote for a year? I’m relocating to a different time zone to help my parents.
Would really like to know what's going wrong at PwC. Can someone please explain the root cause of unhappy employees, layoffs and steamroll culture?
Hello All, wanted to get some idea on the banks/companies that I should try for Full time employment openings, considering I am looking for full remote/work from home option for a BA Or PM Role.
Does anyone have any service or app recommendation for note taking and/or task management? Ideally that plays well with the likes of Trello, Invision, Google Drive or Slack? Thanks a lot!
Brand name versus type of experience. Assume experience at the brand name will be less relevant to what I want to do long-term. The “brand” in this case is not Big 4/MBB
Has anyone went through the Consultant Development Program for Financial Services at EY? I’m interested to know the salary range. (2YOE)
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