Just moved to a smaller firm and noticing our paychecks are a day or two late after a federal holiday. Is that something to be concerned about or is that normal? I used to work at a big four and don’t remember having those lags but maybe I just already forgot
It's anyways great getting a Christmas Eve email from your partner, esp if he's implying you'll be on site Monday Dec 26th despite it being a holiday.
I was offered an amazing job that I’m super excited about. I’m waiting for the background check to clear before I give notice. I’ve been told background checks are taking forever right now. Has anyone else had a background check recently - if so, how long did it take? I’m trying to get an idea for what I should propose for my start date…I really want to have some extended time off before I start.
Holiday presents for daycare teachers- giving gift cards but have absolutely no idea how much to spend. What is normal these days?
Does anyone else just want to skip Christmas this year? I used to really like it, but now it's hard not to roll my eyes when I think about the holiday. I'm also telling everyone not to get me anything. Nothing is wrong, I just couldn't be less interested at the moment.
What’s going on with me? I’m a 28M but I don’t seem to look forward to or get excited about anything anymore. I took a vacation recently but it didn’t help. I bought myself new things but the excitement didn’t last longer than an hour. I’m doing very well at work but I honestly hate what I do. I went to a few therapists and they are all good listeners, but I don’t feel like it’s helping me.
Does anyone know how much of balanced vacation/PTOs gets paid when you leave Accenture in California ? Is it capped at 240 ? I have 350 hours or so. Thank you
How do you physically handle holiday tips in a large doorman building when the management doesn't do any coordination or anything? Do I need to physically track down every staff member to hand it to them? There are around ten doormen, some of whom only work very late at night. And I only see the maintenance staff when I call them for help. What have other people done in this situation? All my previous buildings have done pooled tips, so this is new to me.
Has anyones company done a virtual holiday party and if so was there anything specific they did that you enjoyed? I’m in charge of planning one for my team.
On the bench this week, have PTO Friday, but have already mentally checked out and it’s not even noon on Monday. I feel guilty about not feeling guilty. I just had to say it to all the randoms on FB.
Hi there! I need some guidance. HR and global leadership rolled out some amazing new initiatives like not starting until 10 am on Mondays, no meeting Fridays and required 2 additional summer days a month. The problem is, my boss refuses to comply with the initiatives. He constantly scheduled meetings before 8 am on Mondays and after 7 pm on Fridays. He also doesn’t let me take time off. Should I go to HR? I’m really not one to complain but I’m tired and extremely burnt out. Thanks for your help!
I’ve been in the hospital for a few days and will be returning to work this week in total I’ll be out 7-10 work days. Do I charge it as PTO? Would you recommend doing a take 5? Is there another way?
Can we talk about how companies with unlimited PTO, is a complete rip off. I am completely turned off by companies with unlimited PTO policies
How does the holiday weekend impact your quota? Still the same? It's still the same for me, which I feel is unfair.
Going on vacation, would love some recommendations for engaging fiction. I love books like gone girl and sharp objects (both by same author) any ideas? Thanks :)
My Senior Manager & Partner are basically “forcing” us to take vacation during the week of 20th Dec and 3rd Jan. They’re saying if we don’t have billable work (even though we’re available to work), we should use vacation days instead of charging time to a GA or PRD code. Is this even legal? I was supposed to go home but can’t because of travel bans. I want to save my vacation days so I can go home in April, not take vacation to sit at home. How do I navigate this?
The owners of our company like to do a holiday handout at Thanksgiving each year. They used to do a whole Thanksgiving meal (turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pie). Last year there was a lack of available turkeys in the quantity we needed, so we switched it up and did a bottle of sparkling cider with a $25 gift card. This year the owners want to do something different but they are not sure what. Does anyone have any suggestions? We have about 300 employees in one location. Thanks!!
Hello Nagarrians, I recently joined Nagarro and got confirmed in project but got rejected in 3rd round of client interview so they released me after a week. Does it mean I was on project or i was on bench? I've heard they fire people on bench after two months.
Hello fishes, need a referral for summer internship for my brother who is currently in his 3rd year (BTech Computer science) Would be happy to refer back for any openings in EY Duration: 2 months Starting: End of May/Beginning of June Field: Data Science/ software development
I recently got an offer from Dell for Senior DS in the sales and strategy team for quota planning I8 TC:155 Base + 8 % Bonus (Remote) Does any one knows the work culture in Dell and this team in particular? The TC looks much more than I was expecting is it good?
Anyone successfully parlay a partner offer into something like opting for part time with benefits? Boutique firm w great partners but don’t want the equity lifestyle. How to prep next few years?
NYC big law - how are bonuses taxed? As regular income or more % wise? Second year here preparing for bonus szn.
Any insights on Oaktree corporate finance team in Los Angeles in terms of work life balance, exit opportunities, or anything else? Thank you!
I am having 7 yrs of experience.- B.tech work profile- Dot net full stack(angular) & Azure PaaS, Current is 17.5 LPA What salary I can expect (min max, avg) in big 4. Also EY vs Deloitte, which pay more for senior consultant. Thanks !
If you had 3-4 months off before starting an MBA program, what would you do? Usually I would travel internationally, but COVID restrictions make it a bit difficult. Am interested in things like: working on an organic farm/vineyard, national parks, wellness retreats (been a difficult year and I want to work on myself mentally), etc.
The track for education administrators should be ten years of highly effective teaching in the classroom. Same pay scale as classroom teachers with bonus for extend duty and hours. No hires of administrators or staff without teacher input especially in the subject areas. Every school with a principal advisory committee composed parents, teachers, and counselors
Good luck junior fishies! Wunderman Thompson: $10k scholarship, paid internship, and 1:1 mentoring. Apply by June 3rd and you might become #TheNextHLR bit.ly/HLR19
Hi 🐠 - does anyone know about Blackstone Tech & Innovations team (BXTI working with Real Estate / PE)? Is the work interesting / tech strategy, or more boring back office IT work? Would it be a step down or up from Tech Consulting at Big 4? Blackstone
Is it tacky wearing a polo to client site with your undergrad logo? I already wear polos and jeans Mondays/Thursdays and rolled up button downs and khakis Wednesday/Thursday.
Fish - I am hoping you all can help because I am at a loss for how to help my friend. I have a friend who is a successful head of surgery with a public sector healthcare agency, they are a skilled and trained surgeon and they also lead the department. On top of this, the person also has an MBA from a prestigious program. This person is now burned out by surgery and medical practice, but more-so their employer in general. They reached out to me to ask for help and I’ve tried, but…
Thinking of scrapping CPA plans for now and going to applying to law schools with accounting bachelors. With a 3.3 gpa is it possible to get into a good enough law school? Am I being ridiculous? Would love insights of people that might have gone through a similar position. Why did you stay as a CPA? Why did you go to law school? Was Law School as useful as you thought it would be?
Have a job offer on the table. It would be a title promotion and salary increase of 15%. My current agency is very well regarded in the industry and makes amazing creative work. I like the culture and the people. The hours can be longer but is expected. I do think there’s opportunity for me to get promoted here, but unclear on timing and I’m already feeling antsy. The new company seems great, but is smaller and less “well-known.” Would you take the new job or stay at the current one? TY!
Applying for MBA programs in Fall 2021. When I matriculate I’ll have 7 years of healthcare consulting experience. Will this give me a competitive advantage when I apply and will I be among the oldest students by far?
Our school has had no running water since 9:30am. It is now noon. This is a health issue!!!
Fishies - does your agency provide benefits related to individuals or couples looking to start or grow a family through surrogacy? Any sort of insurance or monetary support?
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