just started around two months ago so i dont have enough pto accrued but long story short asked if i can take a break for 2 weeks bc of mental health issues. Am I crazy and dumb for this. I know I need it but at same time would hate to be negatively evaluated or have neg perceptions of me esp w me being so new💔my initial plan was to just work during those two weeks from a diff state (where id visit those close to me for the support i need rn) but bc of tax issues apparently thats not possible
new to the firm..Am I being too entitled or is this the norm for work? currently on project that won't let us take vacation for more than 1 week for thanksgiving, pre christmas & post christmas (cont)
Need some advice. I have some short weekend trips planned now that it’s safe to travel (haven’t seen my parents since March 2020, still haven’t taken a honeymoon). The problem is that these trips are spaced basically once a month through Nov. It’s usually just a Fri-Sun or Thru-Sun deal, but not sure how to try to get the time off. I’ve never taken a full week, I’m well above hours, and I’m not trying to make partner. Just trying to figure out how to minimize working over these weekends.
I don’t celebrate Easter, but I’ll take any excuse to make and devour a full blown, no holds barred holiday feast. 🐣
Pretty sure PTO stands for "paid time on."
🎄How do you plan to recharge over the holiday? Are you taking time off? Do you plan to reset or rest at all before the New Year?
Drop your plans or ideas below! 👇
New hire here. When is it acceptable to take your first PTO? We have unlimited in theory - feel like there is some social pressure to not take it though.
Has anyone been successful at negotiating more vacation? Is standard 10 days plus 5 days of personal?
So, how many days left before you start the holiday seasons? What are your biggest priorities for the new year?
I’m starting a new job soon and have 2 weeks of vacation spread out over the next 3 months. I don’t know why, but I’m nervous to tell my team. I feel like when people start jobs they try not to take vacation until they’re settled into the role for 3-6 months. Am I overthinking it?
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We are visiting Seattle on vacation for 4 days. Planning to go to Vancouver for 1 day. What are the good places to visit in 3 days in /around Seattle.
Thoughts on unlimited PTO?
How do you feel about public holiday gatherings? I felt like such a crummy mother for not taking my kids out to see a parade or fireworks yesterday. But then with the tragedy in Illinois and (on a much smaller scale) the number of local fires because of fireworks (which are banned in my town, btw), I feel so much safer having my kids at home.
So with 60 days Military PTO, a pretty healthy vacation policy, good benefits overall and from what I am perceiving as a pretty damn good career path, almost like an Army officer career path, is this consulting career actually a pretty good gig? I mean, it seems like you can do just about whatever you want in Accenture, even if “consulting,” isn’t the path you want to go down long term. Are these people wining about comp, hours, and projects, just clueless to what the real world is like, and how much Military hours and “projects” can be? I don’t know I just feel like this is like the civilian equivalent to the Military, and not in a bad way, thoughts?
I need some time off for mental health reasons (painful break up). Problem is i am not close with anyone at work and would feel pretty awkward talking about it. Also my team is really busy and we are already scrambling to meet deadlines. How do I approach this?
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