Agreed to take a 30 minute call despite having scheduled PTO...3 hours later I finally closed my laptop. This job definitely takes whatever you’re willing to give and then some...
Has it ever occurred that EY HR system count sick days as our PTOs. My recent sick days at all counted as vacations in EY vacation calendar and my sick day time stays as same.
If your birthday falls on a weekday, do you take PTO or work? I’ve seen a fair amount of people take PTO on birthdays (I have not done this). Just curious what others do!
When you're taking PTO and communicate you will be unreachable during that time due to personal reasons, so co-workers slide into your IG DMs with work chat because you don't respond via Slack or email 🥴
Too depressed to get out of bed. I'll just respond to emails from my phone. Too late to take some PTO?
Just put in my pto for after busy season and decided on a whim to go to Europe. Well, it's something to look forward to!
Has anyone attempted to or actually yoloed by billing 2k hours for the year then just going awol on an extended vacation until the next year? Put that unlimited vacation time and those minimum hours to the test. Honestly can't see why I should essentially do work for free after hitting hours.
7 days until vacation
Had a vacation planned to my timeshare in St. Martin in February, hotel is pretty destroyed - flying Delta (platinum) anyone know their policy or best way to go about getting refunded / voucher?
PwC New York Metro holiday party invitation just went out. No longer allowed to bring +1s. Brutal.
Slalom Seattle - How’s growth going? Any increase in benefits - 401k match or standard PTO? Heard it’s on low side.
As a new grad who has been at a company for just a couple months, how free should I be about using my benefits - taking time off etc?
Came across the concept of “cash envelope stuffing” on youtube. Seems like a pretty good concept to avoid overspending on each category of expenses. I am trying to get some ideas to incorporate this concept using multiple bank accounts/ cards. Where I allocate a set budgeted amount of money each month, to each bank account tagged for a specific category (groceries, vacation, emergency fund, etc). Is this something you have tried or have any ideas on how to go about it? Do you recommend this?
What differences have to seen between consulting and industry in regards to optics? I.E don’t tell a person you’re going on PTO it looks bad, don’t question certain persons opinion etc
when you take PTO actually take time off from work, it can do wonders: https://www.wsj.com/articles/we-need-to-relax-like-roger-federer-1500559022?mod=e2fb
What’s your methods to recover from a bad work experience? Can’t really take time off now to escape physically but need a mental break. TIA
Can someone explain the negative attitude towards unlimited pto? Is unlimited pto not really unlimited? And if not how does it compare?
In the middle of a compensation conversation. I was asked why I think I should be paid more, but wasn’t asked how much I expect. Is this normal?
I was made redundant in September (less than 1YOE), and this week I learned that they hired someone to my position the month after - how should I feel about this? Is this normal?
For B4 partners, what happens to your shares if you leave the firm before vesting? E.g. if you left 3 years after making partner
For those who have moved from startups, industry, or a boutique firm to the Big 4, what was your journey, how’d you get plugged in? Advice?
Slalom D.C. 🐠, what is the culture like there? What type of work/industries you focus on? I’ve heard good things but nothing specific about D.C. and i gather Slalom varies quite a bit by market.
What is the minimum type of exit offer would consider taking? (Company, Group, Salary, Position). Essentially what tips the balance towards leaving your current job?
Interviewed at Deloitte in November of last year for S&A role in NY. Recruiter said the team felt you were very strong but hiring freeze is active, will move forward later. Is this kind rejection?
Hey fishes, based on your own experience during Covid, any idea on how much time it takes under standard processing for H1B transfers? Mine was filed mid September.
I have 5 years of experience in Client facing roles. I am expecting an offer from KPMG for the Software Engineering Associate role in the LA area. What is the salary I can ask or negotiate for if given an offer?
I applied for JP Morgan and it still shows you are profile is considered for interview. It's been 15 days i haven't got a call or mail. What to do here? How cam i reach out to HR?
Looking for input on a career decision. Me: 9 YOE, homegrown manager who is currently doing a stop in industry. I have an offer to return to consulting (M&A). My end game is pure strategy. Do I take the offer or wait for the opportunity to interview for pure strategy? My take is it’s more difficult to lateral the more senior you are in your career.
Has anyone here transitioned into teaching from another profession through alternative certification? Did you feel like you were prepared for the classroom by the end?
I had a quick freelance job and am now invoicing. Do you itemize each portion of the project? E.g., About page - X hours, product descriptions - Y hours? Or just “All your stuff - ZZ hours”??
I am currently on maternity leave with an infant. Covid is making me very anxious about hiring a nanny or day care, when I need to return to work. How are you all, especially those with babies managing if both you and your spouse are working full time? Please share your experiences and suggestions
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