My first holiday season in-house after a couple of decades in private practice, doing the same kind of transactional work that I’ve always done. My year is functionally done. No one else is around or working. I’ve been so conditioned to expect to grind out through the holidays that it makes me think of how Brooks in Shawshank had become “institutionalized.” I only worked hard the last couple of days because I set some deadlines so as to get things tied up before the holidays - the old mindset!
How is the proposed tax holiday going to work? You don't pay taxes now but owe it by April 15 2021?
Anyone else’s recruiters fallen off the face of the earth this week with the holiday coming?
Holiday bonuses? Just got notice of ours and it seems very skimpy... wondering if B4 or other companies give staff holiday bonuses?
When you get back to the office after 9 days away, have that vacation glow, and the first thing your PM says to you is, “welcome back, this week is going to suuuuuck!!”
How much time off is appropriate to take off for a wedding? I want to take 3 days off on either side of my wedding (6 days total), plus a week the next month (7 days total) for my honeymoon.
People in luxury buildings - do you also give a holiday gift to the rest of the staff? I’m mainly talking the people who may come in to fix things or for example the guy who mops the lobby every few days?
My dog is the biggest mamas boy. We will be out of town for a week soon and when we took this vacation last year, he wouldn't walk with anyone but me. I want my cousins kids to be able to walk him this year, any ideas on how to do this?
In what month does the typical annual headcount reduction happens at Deloitte? I would guess before holiday.
Are there jobs in advertising (or out for that matter) where taking vacation time doesn't feel bad?
I finally got a job and am very excited..but wanted to understand: Is 20 day PTO and 10 day holiday good? I had grand ideas of getting unlimited pto and working remotely and feel I can’t do this with 20 days The pay is good-ish and I am trying to negotiate on that. Can I negotiate on holidays, or anything else?
About to wrap up a week+ vacation and instead of feeling well-rested and ready to work again, the thought of going back gives me so much dread. I’m not sure if I’m burnt out or depressed or just over where I work. Does anyone else feel like this? If I wasn’t saving for a down payment, I think I would want to take a leave of absence.
Does anyone have any FIRE advice for me to retire at 55? I'm 40 own a house with 50% paid. Have a vacation home 100% paid. 401k 300k and a modest savings. What do you brilliant folks recommend? Tks
How do you all calm yourself down and mentally prepare for the week? Bad case of Sunday scaries knowing my colleague is going on vacation this week and I’m gonna have to balance a lot of work
What are some good virtual event ideas for a holiday party? Trying to keep it around $70 per person.
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
Why don't the insurance companies just say we won't pay for your care if you get covid and could have been vaccinated?
Whats the etiquette when youve gotten an offer, you counter, and they agree to your counter? Is it wrong to ask for some time to think about it if youre still interviewing with other companies? How to delay?
Tips for how you’re accumulating wealth with absolutely no financial inheritance/intelligence from parents? I want to retire early but am late in the investments game. I have a Roth IRA invested in a target date fund, max out my HSA and invest in REITS and ETFS, and contribute more to 401k when I have leftover $$. What do you guys do? Am i missing any smart moves here?
Interview for a position that I am slightly overqualified for now and lose bonus at my current firm or recruit for potential promoted position in a few months with the risk that the position may no longer be open?
I was 12 minutes late to an interview for the most ideal role I’ve come across in a long time. I feel like an idiot - probably lost my shot there and then. Interview went well, but being late probably screwed me over
For road test at DMV, do they verify the registration of the vehicle or just our insurance?
Question: What is the very first memory you have of the police or personally interacting with the police? I’ll go first. My first memory of the police was of having my rights violated and being denied medical care after a traumatic brain injury. I was 12. My husband’s was the police putting a gun in his mom’s face. Details in first comment.
Where can I find great lesson plans free online?
I have an in-person interview on Wednesday. Can I wear a jean mask? Or should I wear something a little more formal?
Worst city you've had a project in
How many of you took a break from work for more than a month? Does such breaks help? I don’t know if its covid effect on our work style or the 13-15 hour work days. I feel a complete break from internet would be amazing!!!
I’m so confused about if business travel is really going to be frequent this fall due to the COVID cases rising….
Hello industry folks, really need your career advice - YOE 4.5, CTC - 6.4 LPA, ICICI Recently transitioned from an operations role to Product Manager role. Got a new opportunity with Infosys as Senior Associate Consultant Banking Domain for 11LPA+1L Joining Bonus. Now, as I transitioned to PM role, there are tons of opportunities to learn and grow, however, CTC and hikes are meagre. Whereas, with the new opportunity, CTC is good, but cant figure out what career would be in Infosys and after.
I’m studying for the SHRM-CP with the Mometrix (study guides, online course, and flash cards), however I’m super overwhelmed with all of the information. What are some best practices to ensure I grasp all of the concept ? Any advice would be much appreciated!!!
Question for you all: Left D to Company A for a 50% raise in TC and slated to start in <1 week. However, just got an offer at Company B for a 100% raise in TC compared to D, or 30% raise in TC compared to company A. Both firms do similar work but B provides a more solid comp package. Job duties would be relatively similar. Is the % jump worth burning the bridge? Would have chosen Company B if the offer came sooner but the % difference in A to B is at my [personal] 30% threshold. TIA!
I’ve been working in NYC for almost a year now, flying from the west coast. Sick of staying in hotels at this point, does anyone know of furnished apartment options I can expense instead?
Time to switch to bonds in your 401k?
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