What do you all do once you hit hours and want to coast (or just not work at all) for the rest of the year? I recently took vacation so feel weird taking another back to back, and my existing matters are still busy. Should I just do it? Could probably take 3 weeks completely off and still hit hours.
Boutique firm in California looking for Salesforce Solution Architect. Have 13 years experience in Salesforce ecosystem. Unlimited pto, 401k match. What compensation is reasonable?
Has anyone in partner ranks been able to take an actual, fully disconnected vacation of at least a full work week in the last 18 months? Genuinely curious.
Quitting tomorrow... should I say my last day is Monday, Nov 30 so I get the thanksgiving holiday? Feels fair after everything I've gone through. Don't need insurance coverage, hence why I don't do dec 1.
Planning to accept another job soon but have a scheduled 1 week vacation starting next week. When should I put in 2 weeks notice that I’m leaving? Is it a risk that they withdraw approval of my long-approved PTO? New job wants me to start ASAP so I’d feel bad delaying start dat over a month if the solution is to wait until after vacation to give 2weeks notice
Anyone else at a shop that makes PTO for creatives a total rat race? Only 9 creatives per day.
If I put in my notice right before the holiday weekend, will they ask me to leave that day or should I just wait till we get back?
How is Deloitte with PTO? If I need to take a Thursday/Friday off- do they let me fly back on a Wednesday instead?
How many unused vacation days did ya’ll throw away in 2017? Most of the M’s/SM’s/PPMD’s I know have saved the max and take less than two weeks each year. Wondering if this is common across the D.
I learned the other day that Deloitte counts PTO against your chargeability. Is this common with most firms? (ACN doesn't count PTO in chargeability calculations.)
PTO next week, need to stay in/around the city. What should I do??! City is so boring these days.
If you can't function due to a heavy depression cloud or anxiety attack, do you say you are taking some time off bc you're not feeling well or "under the weather "? That is the phrase of choice at my office for any sick time, but ppl usually ask what it is. I don't want to disclose but I don't want to seem lazy.
Just wanted to say I’m in your beautiful city on vacation right now and have met the nicest people! Everyone has been so friendly and helpful with recommendations on where to go. That’s not always the case with places I have been to before. Anyways, loving it here and all the great people that live here! Shout out to y’all!!!
Had my HR screen on Friday and the recruiter wants to schedule case interviews next week but I’m traveling for a pre-planned vacation. Is it okay to ask her to push back the follow up rounds?
Let’s imagine one of your best friends is wrongly accused of sexual assault on national television. Would you interrupt your beach vacation to testify in his defense?
Hi, I got selected in wipro. I have worked in 3 organization till now. So in my first organization my last working day was 23rd oct 2017 and for my 2 nd organization my joining date is 25 sept 2017....these dates are overlapping because my 1st organization had vacation concept(bench without pay)..... So i served notice period there and my second organization asked me join immediately. Will this overlapping affect my bgv in wipro? Everything is genuine. Any suggestions?
Fellow consultants, I’m struggling and I know complaining about this will only make me look weak but I need to vent. I’ve been working upwards of 60 hours a week since January and I’m tired. If I was doing meaningful work, it would be one thing but most of my days are spent supporting my client with fire drills that end up not mattering. He’s very reactionary and trying to guide him to hold off or think of other approaches doesn’t work. (Cont).
I got a call for Implementation Project Manager at Amazon Business. Anyone has any idea of the salary range?
Hi all, currently working for a French startup at €200 a day post taxes. Will be starting at EYP soon and the French company wants me to stay on (work for both companies). They don’t care about my hours as long as I deliver. Is it worth the added stress? Comp at EYP will be $110
I’m applying for roles as a software development manager in NYC and both tech and finance companies. I have 15 years experience in tech. Not from the US and only moved here last year. Does anyone know the ballpark salary range?
People who have the Amex platinum - how did you use the airfare credit? Preferred airline is UA and I don’t want to lose the credit at the end of December. No other trips planned until next year.
Any idea of salary ranges for EP (digital/event) at a holding company agency in Chicago.
How much can one expect for a Senior Technical Platform Product Manager role in the Santa Clara Area? 8.5 Total YOE (3 years Engineering, 5.5 years in Tech Consulting) Based on online research - Base (160-180k) Total Comp (~200k). I do not want to ask for a number that puts them off but want to make sure I’m getting what I deserve. Suggestions?
How does BCG’s operations practices score as compared to McKinsey and Bain? Want to switch to MBB for operations. Need some perspective. Thank you
Best travel credit card with no foreign transaction fees? Wanting it for Europe. I already have Amex and discover but not sure how accepted they’ll be
I’d like to get poached by my current client. Besides doing a good job and networking, how can I make this happen?
Ladies - any recommendations for a place to get laser hair removal in NYC? Thinking about getting it done for my lower legs since I'm sick of shaving constantly and nothing seems to work.
Are all healthcare agencies finally doing away with the whole sup/group sup title? How does that affect you? I started in consumer and had no idea what a copy supervisor was when I started
Hi, I am technology consultant in EY with over two years of experience with government within public finance, health and technology sectors. l am looking out for opportunities in top tier consulting firms. Any referrals would be really helpful.
What is your opinion on GARP financial Risk Manager (FRM) certificate? I am considering taking it (as I am FS Risk Consulting), but I am not sure if it really carries benefits. Apparently it is quite a tough study. Is it worth the time or should I invest my time elsewhere? Also do you have learning material you are willing to share :D?
Any tips on working out before work and healthy eating/weight loss. I switched from OTF after work and got a peloton but have found I am not nearly as motivated. I thought I could work out on my lunch since I am WFH but it’s just not happening and then I’m tired after work plus CPA. My nutrition has also gone out the window so I really need any tips I can get as I just am not feeling good.
Anyone work with Amazon AWS Professional Serviceds? Have interviews for an Advisory Consultant. Would like to know comp, culture, etc. thanks!!
Steptoe is currently hiring for a business development manager (focused on IP) and business development coordinator. Let me know if you’re interested in any of those positions and i can direct you to the right person. It is also available under the “careers” section on the website.
Any suggestions for good seats on Emirates to Dubai. Hoping to get a free upgrade to business but not holding my breath.
Need advice. Trying to move to industry in bay area. What parts of compensation are negotiable? And how to offset for cost of living?
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