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Pwc 🐟 Did you read Tim Ryan's email this morning about getting the full week off during July 4th week? It sounded suspiciously similar to Accenture's forced dec vacation policy. Thoughts?

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OP reread the article. They will give us the 4th off, plus 3 days, then we use only ONE vacation day. Not 2. I support this.

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Oh right, sorry about that! Not sure how/why I read it incorrectly TWICE in the morning. Thanks for pointing out folks. I love this! Honestly, one of the things that I consider before jumping ship is whether the new company can come match pwc's awesome holiday/vacation policy and none of them came even closer

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If any of you are too cool for school and don't take the digital fitness assessment I will Hunt You Down

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Wait, so you guys get July 4th week but not Christmas week? Also, why are all of the firms “generously giving” us required vacations? They’re not fooling any of us ... time off doesn’t help us unless you lower our utilization targets 😡

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P1, Go away and do your energy audit.

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D1 - no change to Christmas week off. We will still have it

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OP, you actually need to use only one vacation day to get the whole week. We'll each get the holiday, PLUS three additional days off. Then, we'll each use / give ONE vacation day. Pretty sweet!

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Yea pwc that’s an amazing deal. Kudos to you guys ❤️❤️

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Wonder if EY will jump in too! 🤔

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Sounds a lot nicer than having to give up 3 days of pto 😒

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For anybody who hasn't read the email - if we meet certain goals then we will get the entire week off in July. Firm will give 3 holidays and everyone needs to contribute 2 vacation days. This is to ensure that we get that entire week off and make it firm wide so that everyone can truly unplug

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Sounds like a good deal to me

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I’m confused as to why this is bad news??

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I don’t know. The goal of 90% seems a little lofty. Seems like we can only ever get 50-60 to do anything the firm wants them to do. Like the energy audit

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Great deal IMO. Any risk of not meeting the goals? They seem pretty basic.

That's awesome news. And easy to hit as well, I thought it would be profitability goals but it's completely controllable digital IQ and health stuff.

Pwc5: OP thought that we'd have to use 2 vacation days, when in fact we just have to use 1 to get the whole week off. So, now the general consensus is that this is good news.

Will Christmas office shutdown also deduct our vacation balance?

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