Career Tip: Martyrdom is not rewarded in the workplace. Take your PTO. Take care of your body & your mind. Have interests and strong relationships outside of work so that you do not attach undue importance to the people at work. Protect your peace.
We risk exposure and bringing it home to our families every time we walk into work, yet are limited to time off work without penalty. What's your sick leave policy?
I go back tomorrow after a week's vacation. When is it expected I start catching up on email? Tonight? Tomorrow?
What happens if you overcharge holiday hours? I must have accidentally charged an extra holiday day and now have -8 hours showing.
Suggestions for end of sept vacation in Algarve (Portugal)? Looking to hike/be outdoors as much as possible.
I have interest in purchasing a mountain home as a vacation rental property. Is it possible to get a business loan for this? Looking for resources to help contribute to look at various financial scenarios as well. Thanks!
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
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)...
Are holidays (unlike vacation days) excluded from the denominator of the utilization formula?
What happens to accrued time off this year?
I want a holiday gift card from Deloitte 😢
Any advice for approaching a maternity leave conversation when my company has no policy, no HR dept and I have no contract? I’m a partner shareholder in my company (we’re not in the US), 19 wks pregnant. I know the time off and pay I’d like to negotiate, but my partners are male and weird about money. I’m underpaid in a very senior 6 yr position, my job is stressful and around the clock, so I want proper leave. I can’t afford childcare and our govt stat leave is terrible, it won’t pay my bills.
agile [ aj-uhl, -ahyl ] Creative department works through the summer while the account and strategy team goes on their annual summer vacation.
How can I feel less guilty about taking time off? My partners sound very supportive of my time off to destress and all. But the stream of emails and call invites coming in, and occasional emails from managers sometimes just make me feel like I’m abandoning my responsibilities.
I’ve been creating my pre-recorded video lectures using Screencastify since the beginning of the school year without any issues. However, right before the holiday break my students started experiencing issues where the screen would go completely black in the middle of a video. Has anyone experienced this before? I’m wondering if it might have to do with the program becoming overburdened by the volume of videos being created on the platform.
I am on vacation but I can't relax.
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
First year C here. Button down + chinos + blazer okay for the holiday party? Too casual?
Our industry needs to change the way it does recruiting. We make it impossible for people to apply directly to agencies. Relying on employee referrals gets good "culture fits" at the cost of diversity
Any tips for virtual interviews? Thinking of best practices for presenting myself well in a virtual setting.
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
Is Management/Strategy Consulting really worth the trouble? I currently work in risk/compliance engagements in and offered a role at a respected healthcare strategy consulting firm. Caveats are that..
I have adhd and struggle with anxiety and depression. This year has been relentless. WFH and dealing with stress has destroyed my cognitive functioning. Im not as productive, work quality has suffered, I don’t interact as effectively as I used to. My performance has taken a hit - which my manager has noticed - and I can’t get back on track. I’m really trying. The fact that I’m worried about my job makes things even worse. Any advice for how to overcome this? (Beyond therapy/meds - already doing)
Was let go as a staff 2 at 77k in September and currently have 3 offers in deciding between them. Would really appreciate any feedback. 1. 3rd year associate at PWC -HIA at 85k. 2. Transformation analyst at a big 3 automaker 83.5k 10% bonus. 3. Product development role at a healthcare startup. 100k 7.5k sign on and 7.5k bonus in 3 months. Potential 20% bonus at year end.
MERGE is growing and adding full time and freelance talent. Freelance Copy talent with oncology experience and you can work any where in the U.s. Drop me your portfolio and time to connect. My Boston office is growing and adding the Contact Planning team. These roles can be remote in the EST time zone. Platform Media Planner | Search Marketing PlannerMeasurement Analyst
Having a bad mental health day how do I tell my manager that I want to take today off - if I should even take the day off. SOS
I’m interested real estate investing (buying my first house this year) and would like to learn more. Does anyone have book recommendations? I can’t decide between flipping or rental income properties but also need to just learn about the whole home buying process.
Heyo! Can anyone recommend some funny, comedic, light-hearted podcasts? I usually listen to NPR in the background, but the constant barrage of COVID content is getting me down. Thanks!
I've developed an unusual amount of distain for the rapping girl in the Virgin America safety video...
Anyone here ever worked with a vocal coach? I need recommendations for a lesson or two before auditioning for a pseudo professional chorus group...
Absolutely hate consulting and been at it for 8 years. Decided to stay for various reasons - immigration, lack of good offers etc. But so glad that I didn’t take up any of those marginally better offers that were trying to shortchange me. Finally exiting to a opportunity that I always dreamt of. Takeaway: focus on what you really want and keep trying
Does anyone know what PwC's health benefits are like? I am onboarding and the packet just says it covers up to 75% of a gym membership or something like that. I'll be in the NYC office too if that affects anything
Does our IT walk ups typically carry mac chargers for loaners? Just for the work day? Specifically the NYC office (not home office but in the city)
Anyone have any book recommendations? Ideally ones that have helped you throughout your career
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