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What should I do if my start date is Monday and I haven't received my work laptop yet? I reached out to my recruiter Monday and never heard anything back. This is for a big 4 firm.

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Start writing JEs on a piece of paper and mail them in

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I'll have to get my abacus out too :(

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I got mine several days before I started, definitely reach out tomorrow.

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Yeah I got mine at PwC like 3 weeks before I started

Reach out again. It’ll probably come Monday or tomorrow.

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Email works 365 days a year 👍

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I think you have to wait until you're actually employed so your first few days is when you'll get your laptop and induction training. Enjoy the down time!

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i would say once you started at a Big4 the best time is the down time!!! and you should enjoy it, we’re about to start busy season 😰

I’d follow up again! I had the same issue and I just sent a kind note confirming they had the correct address for me on file and it just turned out they hadn’t sent it yet since the lead IT manager is in a different state and time zone.

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Yep it actually came the day before my start date. But I also asked for a tracking number just so I could be available when it arrived

Same boat

Will probably show up at your front door tomorrow or Monday assuming they have the right address on file

I would reach out to the recruiter again (by phone not email) first thing Monday morning. Your laptop could potentially come tomorrow or Monday. I got mine a week before starting. Have you gotten any other information regarding onboarding? On my day 1, I was just required to go to I9 processing, set up my laptop, and attend a PwC 101 virtual meeting- which can be accessed by any computer PwC or not. Basically, it wouldn’t be the end of the world if you didn’t get it Monday.

Puff puff and pass

Same thing happened to me at EY. Just follow any instructions they gave you, I’m sure your first day is general intro to the firm anyway.

Did you get the email with the shipping details? There’s an email address you can email with tech inquiries.

There is a shortage of computer ships so your laptop could be delayed due to that.

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