{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Vacation! 10am flight out tomorrow morning ..... Caribbean here I come!", "post_id": "581bf501cbd6cd0e002c6871", "reply_count": 9, "vote_count": 35, "bowl_id": "552d1d24dc1c586b09d2d051", "bowl_name": "Consulting" }

Vacation! 10am flight out tomorrow morning ..... Caribbean here I come!

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

8, not nearly enough, but right before thanksgiving it's perfect....

like

Vacation 10 days , flight isn't till 3, need to let the kids get home from school first

like

Enjoy A1 - we've earned it!

like

Nice! I was born there and grew up in the VI

like

How many days you there?

Where to in the Caribbean OP?

BVI

Enjoy OP I need to go back lol

Love the BVI - we've got a yacht in a charter fleet.... time to take my time on her!

Related Posts

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...

like

Anyone received an offer in the past week? Or is HR pretty much on vacation everywhere?

like

If you don't travel much, is the Chase Preferred still worthwhile?

like

Took PTO today - what should I watch on Netflix/Hulu/HBO??

likehelpful

Holiday parties at home: "so, you do divorces and DUIs and stuff like that?"

likefunny

Me after a day of PTO

Post Photo
likefunny

Just got an offer to work someplace else. Pay, PTO, medical and 401k seem good. What else could I try to negotiate?

likehelpful

Just wondering if this triple dip would work: Book Marriott hotel through United MileagePlus Shopping giving 1 mile per $, Marriott points for stay and 6 points per $ for using Bonvoy Brilliant card?

Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?

like

Looking to move to Boston: Arnold, Mullen, Hill Holiday... Where should I look, and where should I avoid like the plague?

like

Please DM me if you are looking on selling Marriott points. I am short on points for a vacation

like

Just got back from the cook islands and looking for my next island vacation. What is your favorite island to visit? Best sand beaches? Good snorkeling or diving?

helpful

Which is better: waiting Day if to switch flights on American Airlines or calling a couple days before? I don’t have status (I know bad me) so I can’t switch for free.

like

Any way to get a hotel room with a view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris using Bonvoy points?

like

How much leeway do you have when negotiating start dates? I would like to start in Jan since I save most of my PTO for the holidays. If I start in Nov/Dec I either won’t be able to take it or will start in a hole. Plus new job offers WAY less PTO (VP thought it was 10 days to start vs my current 25, but am currently waiting for formal offer from HR).

like

What should I do after a FET? What is the best practice? Anything you did/avoided? Eg are you on modified best rest? Do you take time off work to ensure that you are not stressed/sit too much?

like

Anyone looking for a roommate in the late September / early October timeframe? Hoping to stay towards the southwest part of manhattan / possibly Jersey City.

like

Has anyone had any luck getting chase sapphire reserve to change their flight booked through points? Need to head back a few days earlier than expected and trip was booked through ultimate rewards

likehelpful

Has My People Link been updated for vacation days with the transition to Mercury? Also, if you’re carrying over vacation from the prior year, when do you have to use it by?

like

Would you rather have 3 Chase UR points or 6 Marriott Bonvoy points?

Additional Posts

Hi All, I'm 5+ experienced in IBM DataPower, secondary skills include working on WAS, MQ, Jboss, Tomcat - shell scripting to automate basic stuff. Holds certification in AWS Cloud Practitioner. Knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Ansible, Docker, GIT, SonarQube. Please let me know of any opportunities

like

My friend became a senior quant in a reputed hedge fund and confidentially mentioned to me that his bonus was >1M this year. Do hedge fund quants really make this much or is it based on individual?

like

Does anyone have any tips for how to get an exclusively breastfed baby to take a bottle. My son is 5 months old and since he was 1 month old, I pumped maybe twice a week and gave him the bottle. From around 2 weeks ago, he refuses to drink the bottle, even when he is very hungry. I have tried different bottles and ensure the temperature is warm. The milk tastes normal (I tried a bit!). :/

like

How does everyone feel about Wharton invites coming out tomorrow? Anyone have any insight to how the interview process goes, if selected?

like

I received a verbal offer to go to a B4. It’s been about a week since then. They haven’t gone entirely dark, but how confident can I be that they’re not stringing me along, and that they may cancel?

like

Can you negotiate your time in the company? What I mean is say 401k vesting / matching happens in two year or vacation increases a week for someone with 3 years can I be credited with a year served in the system so that I can vest faster. I understand everything is in a system, so can they do a plus one to my count? I am doing this in case they come in at the low end of salary and can't raise salary. Trying to think of non monetary low monetary benefits to close gap

like

For those teleworking due to COVID, when did you announce your pregnancy at work? I’m worried I’ll be passed over for opportunities.

like

Everyone talking about “re focusing on what matters”, or “putting things in perspective “... I’m a skeptical and believe after this COVID madness is gone, we will all go back to our old selfish self... I love the fact our carbon footprint is much lower now, but again, believe this will be short lived. What do you think?

like

Hi Karen, we learned that Laundry Service fired client Poppa John's bec. John Shattner used the N-word in a meeting w. the agency. This resulted in mass layoffs. How have you dealt w/ ethical dilemmas

likeupliftingsmart

Anyone traveled to St. Louis for client work? How is it? Dive bar recs?

I took PTO today (to my job) and worked today (to my family) and just sat in my home office on the internet

likefunnysmarthelpful

Seattle ladies! Potentially moving in a couple of months & want to be in a high rise in south lake union. Any positive experiences to share?

like

Is it true that China cremated some patients with coronavirus while they were still alive? Saw a video and was shocked

like

Better to be a big fish in a small pond or a little fish in a big pond for MBA apps (I.e. superstar at B4 or mediocre/below average at MBB; metaphorically speaking ofc, ik the B4 is technically bigger in terms of size but you understand the point in terms of competitiveness)?

like

I’m an immigrant with H1B. Been wanting to get out of my firm so badly but every time I apply outside, I start getting dragged into work at my current firm.I was going through some pretty rigorous interviews (I failed them) and have been in a slump since. Meanwhile my current firm keeps dumping work on me and I can’t find the time to apply outside. Anyone been through something similar? I’m losing hope.The politics is also so toxic, they started screwing me over since my last performance review.

like

Those who have evaluated switches from Consulting to Startups - any advice? Was offered a Bus Ops Assc. role at a Series A FinTech which is where I desire to take my career. Main item I am having trouble disaggregating is, by taking this role am I potentially taking a step back (likely promo Manager next year)? In one sense, I feel I could develop more in the startup role though moving to a IC role / 50k less salary if promo’d (w/ equity to be fair) doesn’t feel awesome. Lmk thoughts! Thanks.

like

What’s the case for going to MBB for 2-3 years before trying to make a jump to FAANG vs going straight to FAANG post-MBA?

likehelpful

Hi All, Greetings! Can anyone please help me referring for Azure Data Engineer Role, YOE 3 years. Reason: I am activity looking for a change as done with Firm Intiatives of Deloitte USI even they are not compulsory now. Please drop your email ids in comment box (if comfortable) so i can share my profile with you. Thanks in advance!

like

I’m waiting on my offer letter from Deloitte and coming in as a senior. I was just wondering what some of the perks are (pto, etc).

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal