Just got notified by the client that a bunch of people are going to be on vacation over the next few weeks. Completely understandable, but from a billing perspective that kind of sucks. In a pre-covid world you were at the client site and could always bill your time no matter who took vacation, but in this WFH environment there is no more billable “downtime.” Thoughts?
For those who left Deloitte, I hear they scrub your expenses after you leave and deduct any that are deemed unallowable per policy from your PTO payout. How far back do they go and (continued)
What is the best way to book vacation (ideally bundles - flights, accommodation etc.) for Maldives?
So I’ve finally booked a good amount of PTO and got it approved. I’m stressing about taking the PTO. Is this what peak burnout/consulting feels like?
Do we need to use a Personal/Vacation day when getting a new computer at EY? Thanks in advance!!
Is unlimited pto a scam? (In industry)
Anybody have luck renting out their property (as a short term vacation rental)? I get that we’re limited on how many properties we can buy (big4), but my partner bought out house and I’m very tempted to get a vacation home as my “primary residence” - anyone done this?
Anyone have any female solo trip recommendations? I have a short time off before starting something new and would like to take advantage of it, but finding all my ideas completely booked out during this busy season. I’m looking for something a little bit more relaxing and nature-y . I’m also coming from Portland so would prefer not to fly for 5 hours. I’ve done solo places like Hawaii, Sedona, Seattle, LA, DC, New York, Boston. Looking for more Hawaii or Sedona style Any suggestions ?
If you get an offer and one of the new company benefits is unlimited PTO, has anyone really re-negotiated that benefit to be an actual vacation time length?
Ex-KPMG: contract says 60 day notice. How strict is that enforced? If you have 60 days of PTO, do you just take PTO for those 60 days or work 60 and pay out at end
First time spending the holiday season alone. Please recommend activities to do. Currently, tired of seeing friends Instagram reels.
Virtual Juneteenth celebration anyone? This is one year especially that I don't want Juneteenth to just go by without me actually celebrating or acknowledging it. Shamefully I have not done so as much in the past. Anyone up for a virtual celebration and/or know of any? I know Deloitte is not giving us the day off… I am thinking of taking it as PTO anyway.￼￼
Trying to find awards show categories for a globally activated branded holiday. Any thoughts greatly appreciated :)
Why does everyone think that saying they came back from PTO is better than just saying vacation?
Ladies , personal question. Going on vacation next month and realized that I will be on my period the entire time. Is there a way to prevent me from getting my period next month?
Time to consider losing some holiday fat. Here's a $100 discount code for peloton: DXRHWF
What's the best way to professionally word an out of office message that says, "I am working from home with a cold. Today will be part PTO and part-work. Sorry for any inconvenience"
How much is my compensation subject to change based on stock prices? Could it be as bad as half of what I am originally awarded? I don't understand how it works if I'm awarded RSUs - how do they guarantee the amount?
1 week pp and I’m so blessed that my husband has been an amazing support. Any ideas for a gift or things I could do to show my appreciation of his partnership so far?
My account partner is doing a terrible job and will be getting fired—timeline TBD. Given we are living in a pandemic, I want to give them a heads up to start job hunting. How inappropriate is that? How could I do it?
Any Thrivent Advisors our there? What is the compensation structure? What is the culture like?
EY has a horrible Time & Expense system (Mercury) that is literally crippling the company. Do other firms have similar horror stories? I can’t imagine they are as bad, but please share your story!
B4 M&A Tax partners gotta bring in $1-2m a year. Agreed? Not including the new partners. HCOL
Anyone have any good recommendations for Financial Advisors / Wealth Mgmt? TC: 105k, I max out my 401k but feel lost with what to do after that - still paying student loans, but should have those done within the year. Didn’t come from any money so a lot of this is foreign to me - thanks!
Just wondering how usdc senior consultant salary compares to core senior consultant at Deloitte for advisory department. I've read some negative takes on usdc but wanted to know the magnitude in salaries. Thanks in advance :D
As an ADC applying this summer for 2022 start, I haven’t gotten a chance to connect with any L.E.K. Consulting members and I really want to get to know the company better before moving on with my application. Any L.E.K. Consulting fish out there willing to spare a few minutes to chat about their work, the company, the culture etc? Thanks!
Current senior graduating in December 21. Go to a complete non-target but have multiple experiences at well known companies/banks on my resume. Current intern at a very well known tech company in their consulting arm… but have had zero luck on applications. Denied by big 4 through the top 10 for entry level development programs, BA, and associate roles. Had great connections a year ago, but since, they’ve all moved to industry…. What would you do?
How is the culture and WLB at PwC DDV team in New York office? If it is really awful, what are the common exit opportunities? Either other firm or industry opportunities. Wanna learn more about this team. Thanks! PwC EY-Parthenon Deloitte McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group Alvarez & Marsal
Non-political poll - how many non-billable hours have you logged so far this year? I’ll start: 143
Hey teachers! Have any of you ever used the program Transmath? It is a math program for secondary students. I am a high school inclusion special education teacher, and this year I am teaching a math class for some of my students using this program. I would love to hear if any of you have used it before and what it looks like in your classroom! Thank you!
Suppose your work for employer A. You get a job with employer B who files you H1-B transfer and you get fired by employer A before the transfer is approved. Does that have any effect on transfer?
Associate AWS Solutions Architect at Tech U Salary anyone? Looking to apply. Anyone been through the interview process?
Anyone working in a Hedge Fund as Assistant controller or controller ? How’s the job like and monthly close etc ? I received an offer that seems interesting and the comp is twice my current salary. Thanks
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