Do you guys usually do mobile check in on the bonvoy app when on vacation? Is there a better chance of getting upgraded when you check in in person?
Accounting bowl, kpmg just announced we’re finally getting 2 shutdowns, one at calendar YE and one around July 4th. They will do so by moving 5 PTO days into the holiday calendar. How would you feel?
Started a new job this week and it’s super strange meeting people virtually. Not sure if there’s another thread out there about this but does anyone have any tips? I’m waiting until a non holiday week to reach out to people for a quick chat, but it feels so not personable
How do I give my two week notice? Through initiating resignation on DNet? I’m also going to be away on vacation until 1.5 weeks before...
Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
Why do companies plan holiday parties at 5PM/6PM? Does anyone actually get off work that early
Hi slalom folks. What's your current PTO given and 401k contribution by the company. Do you ever get big raises since I heard most of you stay at "consultant" level. Example big 4 and ACN will cont
Hey could use some honest opinions on this because I’m still in shock. I was preparing to give in my resignation + 2 weeks from EY on Monday to jump ship to Deloitte. I accepted the offer from Deloitte on Friday, and I just got hit with a bomb today that my brother has cancer and we have no idea what stage it’s at. Should I just rescind my acceptance from Deloitte? I don’t know how it would be taken if I start at a new firm and immediately need substantial flexibility and time off.
When you start planning your vacation in excel 🙃 and the worst part is it’s actually making it easier
Thoughts on Google RTO office date? Will it be pushed back more than Jan 10 with the holiday season and all? Don’t want to relocate if we will be postponing RTO
Does anyone else feel as though they ought to either (1) quit your job or (2) cry when senior folks in your department boast somehow (or complain) they’ve not taken a week+ long vacation in two years?
Anyone successfully negotiate their vacation time? I have never had more than 3 weeks off and well past 10 YOE...
How did you all handle like a family matter or traumatic event that happened while super busy at work? I’m finding myself being very unmotivated and unable to focus, but feel like I can’t take time off.
Anyone know Accenture’s PTO Policy?
East coast based- Planning to take time off with the family (2 kids) in Dec. would u recommend taking a cruise , going to Florida/ west coast, other options?
Has anyone taken a 6 month break in between jobs? Been in a really bad rut recently and am thinking about taking some time off to mentally recoup and figure out next steps
I will never understand grown ups that don’t have children that still choose to vacation at Disney
Anyone have experience using MS Teams chat over Southwest in-flight Wi-Fi? Not planning on being “that person” attending a meeting on a plane, just responding to any MS Teams chats that come my way so I don’t have to take PTO.
Any advice for recent/upcoming grads wanting to break into the industry but not able to find opportunities due to COVID? Thanks!
6th year L&E associate here and thinking about transitioning to a position with better WLB. How do you go about getting a government job and are they flexible about WFH, at least a couple of days a week? Recruiters reach out all the time, but always about other firm positions. Tips/ advice much appreciated!
I’m sore. BF and I WFH all last week and let’s just say coffee breaks got on the wild side. Let’s see what this week holds..
Frm BOS, regular 8 AM flight w/first class upgrade gets cancelled. On 9 AM flight w/10 people on the upgrade list. Check in & rqst for an upgrade. Bump every1 else down and get upgraded to 1 open seat
I did my first videoconference mediation today and my cat knocked over my laptop while the mediator was talking to me. Thankfully I was wearing pants. Any other pets interrupt your WFH?
Want to be consultant. Non trad IS Eng BS this year, Process improvement at FCA now, was exec in healthcare, national sales director for retail startup, and startup founder. 3.3 major, 2.9 overall.
“Black Consultant to Black Consultant”: What is the best level for someone at your firm to exit at in order to get better offers elsewhere? OR Would you say that there are healthy opportunities for upward mobility for Black practitioners at your firm? (Y/N & Why?)
HILTON just sent out an email saying they’d adjust the points required for elite status qualifications once the situation is assessed by the team. And reservations can be changed without any fees CONT
Just landed CLT. Let's do it this week!
Somehow managed to get an interview at Netflix after a number of follow ups and referrals. Please wish me luck. 😓
Good books for engineering management interviews? Hi - i am an EM and I keep bombing the EM interviews. Typically don’t get any feedback. My resume is ok because I do get plenty of calls, but clearly i am doing something wrong somewhere. Anyone recommend any engineering management or just management interview book? I read quite a few Leadership books but honestly it seems just common sense stuff. Doesn’t help me identify whats wrong.
When you have been ghosted by your ex, how do you get over the anger and hurt when there is so much you want to say to them? PS: I cheated on her and came to tell her the truth. We went on couple therapy and things were fine (at least what I thought). She then waited for me to travel for work and came to pick up all her stuffs, blocked me from everywhere and just disappeared. She keeps all the payments I making (didn’t change that, her phone, Netflix, her car, etc.) but totally disappeared.
How did you decide which industry exit opps to look for? I see a lot of different types of exits but I’m not sure which one is for me.
Should I apply for a job KPMG forensics(associate level) after 2 years audit experience? Have CPA but not CFE. Thoughts?
Any advice and choosing a school to do an MBA at? Should I do fulltime, part-time, online? Is it worth getting an MBA from a non ivy? Thoughts on Wharton School of Business
I’m a current intern (extended from summer) whose signed an offer, then got an offer from another firm (so going midsize to Big 4), how do I go about telling them and can i break a contract like that?
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