Those vacation blues. Having a hard time getting back into it. Can I be on vacation forever?

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Samee..totally reevaluating life right now after being out for 2 weeks and just want to take a sabbatical and travel the world

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Hi all. Does anyone has any feedback what it's like to work at Fingerpaint? Wondering on culture, benefits, time off, atmosphere. Thank you in advance

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Denver Fishes - I need some serious help. I am on vacation here when I got an email from my future employer Accenture to get i9 authorization. They are asking me to find a person to be an authorized agent who needs to be present physically. All they need to do is state that my passport is right or something. I don’t know anyone here. This needs to be done in the next two days Would anyone be interested in helping me out? Coffee at Huckleberry is on me if you are!!

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For those with unlimited PTO, how much do you actually take?

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Post holiday party hangover is real AF right now

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Contemplating booking my parent's hotel for an upcoming vacation so they get my Platinum benefit (would call the hotel and say they would check in before me)... concerned I would have a work (cont.)

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I need perspective. I was scheduled for a bunch of spa services today before a vacation. Early in the morning, a spa lady calls me to reschedule. I tell her I can’t reschedule due to my job. She replies that she remembers me mentioning that from a previous appointment she “helped me rescue.” She never acknowledged knowing me prior to that comment. I was offended as it came across as judging my stress level and availability based on a service I received years ago. Did I get unreasonably upset?

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Denver Fishes - I need some serious help. I got an email from my future employer, Accenture, to get my i9 authorization done while I am here on vacation. The issue is that they need someone to be an authorizing agent, a physically present adult who can verify that I have the documents(passport card). This needs tp be done in the next two days. I don’t know too many folks here. By any chance could someone help me out with this? I can send you the info and coffee/lunch is on me.

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Hi mamas, how do you handle a sick child when you cannot take the days off? My son is 18 months, just started daycare and he’s been sick a lot. I just changed job, so I don’t have enough PTO to take, but I’m able to WFH. Husband cannot work from home or take time off since he has a big deadline at work right now. How do you handle a sick child but also get the work done? We don’t have any families live close by neither.

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Any recommendations for budget friendly grocery shopping in Honolulu/Oahu? In person at Walmart vs. Foodland vs. others, Instacart delivery, farmers markets — is there a big difference and is it worth going to multiple places for different items while on holiday?

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I see people saying they are a SC 1,2,3 etc. what does that mean? I thought it meant amount of years in the role but recently saw a post of something being hired in as a SC4, is there anything on our profile or on record that I can check to see where I am? Do they take note of where you are on the spectrum when you start or is this just recruiter talk

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Not sure if if this would be helpful to those furloughed, laid off due to C19, but here is an open source document of agencies currently interviewing. Please edit, add as needed.https://docs.

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One of friend is urgently looking for a non tech role in any of the companies? Can any of you has any leads here? How to start what to do? He has lot of experience in Desktop support management outside US and he worked as a manager in retail for couple of years. Any help would be really appreciated.

Saw another putrid Chili’s “baby back-baby back” jingle/food porn spot, reminded me: my former agency pitched that POS & they said “If you show us ‘baby back’ jingle ideas, you’re out.” So we didn’t.

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1. Is it true that McKinsey & Company has a 2 year ban? 2. If I am planning to matriculate into an MBA program this fall and got rejected by Mck this spring, does this mean I cannot recruit for their internship? 3. Would changing email address do anything?

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Second year considering leaving NY biglaw for a few public interest options. Partly for mental health reasons. Making market, and I would potentially leave for a starting position offering around / a bit over $80k. Holding out currently to see what else arises. Fortunately I don’t have much debt, and that’s enough to cover my basic rent/living expenses, but not by much. Has anyone made a jump like that before? How did you manage financially if so? Living in this city ain’t cheap🙃

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