I’m planning a destination wedding in Europe, and I’m assuming the guests who join us will likely stay for a week + and make a vacation out of it. With that in mind, is the week of Memorial Day a great choice since people will have the additional day off, or rude since people might have other plans? I’m leaning towards the former but would love some input!
Can I just take PTO without communicating it to anyone if I’m the only staff scheduled on a job and the senior manager is on vacation?
I need some time off, but I’ve been applying for other jobs. When should I let the firm know? After the offer?
I joined Deloitte in March as consultant its been 6 months.But till now I havent got any project . My RM is always like "we are working on it".
Do deloitte fire ppl on bench when they dont have project? I am worried abt my survival here.
How can I get project any suggestions?
Will it profitable to stay in LTi as I have completed 17 months here and currently at P2 grade (Senior Software Engineer) ?
I'm working in CITi project since 17 months, premapped ro project so, not a single I was in bench til now. In this January they retained me with 70% hike :).
YOE - 5.6 years
Skills Set :- Java, Springboot, Microservices, SQL.
What all benefits I can get from LTi in next 6 months or so ?
Like Promotion to P3 and OnSite ?
I didn't start looking for opport.
Remember back in the day when we had actual holiday parties? I mean ones that weren't paid for by employee's? Anyone's office doing that this year? Is it just me?
Will be resigning from D, as a USI landed resource. The PTO balance will be paid out but the payout will be in India bank act based on base there or will be based on US salary and on US account?
Our company is moving to unlimited PTO starting next year. What’s the average time off you’ve taken per calendar year?
Currently on PTO (family vacation) and I keep having to deal with issues at work. I am an engineer at multiple buildings that have no one else who is cross-trained amongst them. I’ve brought it up to my manager and the response is non-existent. How do I tell my manager to go kick rocks politely. And should I ask for overtime for even having to deal with work issues while on PTO?
Can anyone tell me from which path i can find that from which date i am on bench and what will be end date of bench?
Is EPAM Systems asking their employees who are on bench especially New joiners to resign from the organization? EPAM Systems
And if yes, are they giving time for notice period?
How is working at Proskauer? What do you like and what don’t you like? How’s vacation policy and do people actually take vacations? Any other perks or benefits that stand out?
Has anyone left Morgan Stanley after parental leave? Can you quit right after leave is over for another job or do you have to put in your two weeks first? Also can you use your vacation after you put your two weeks in?
How much should I charge a friend to watch 4 dogs at their home over Christmas weekend (2 nights)? The dogs don't have any special needs or medications. I've dog sat for other people in the past but always for free. I also have had dogs of my own for most of my life. I want to start charging people for my services but also want to be reasonable since this is a friend and don't plan to charge a holiday fee. We live in St. Louis. Would $40 per day/night be reasonable?
Can anyone working at UBS tell me their military time off benefits? Do they offer paid days for military leave throughout the year (and if so how many)? Do they offer deferential pay for extended absences such as deployments? Working with some recruiters right now, but I can’t get a clear answer.
Need some data points fellow 🐠 what’s base/TC look like for finance sr mgr at Microsoft in HCOL with 10+ YOE? Recruiter said $140 base is midpoint but wondering how much they’ll negotiate.
I have another offer on the table for a non tech company: 190k base, 50k sign on, 50k bonus
Really hoping MS will offer something similar 🤞🏽
Does anyone know how long a background check at BBH LA takes? Still waiting and the agency has gone silent. I know nothings wrong just curious why so long.
Anyone here have difficulty going back to sleep after sehri? I can’t go back to sleep! 😭
Future employer wants to begin eqip and background check but panicking that current employer will be notified. Have not given my notice and won’t be for awhile. Start date is a few months out.
Online courses - anyone take non-degree certification courses online and do you have any recommendations, pros, cons, etc.? I have found some affordable resources but curious if they are worth it
Thoughts on AMC calls for 6/4 at $27?
Hi I am an electrical engineer with 7 years business development experience... looking to change my domain...how to get into project manager / business analyst.. thank you!
Generally curious how many companies offer phone reimbursement? My last gig did not but the current one does. Legally it seems, all employers are required to do so if we use our phone in literally any capacity (video call, slack, teams, emails etc). How prevalent is the issue of not reimbursing phone dues?
What kind of opportunities should I look for as a senior in PA (3 yrs experience), who enjoys substantive audit work and reviews, but hates SOX testing and ICFR audits? The main thing I want is to work less hours, and one of the things I like about public is having a variety of clients, but I just find the hours unbearable at this point. If it were possible to work on a reduced, strictly 40 hours schedule year round I would stay in public, but that’s not possible. what kinds of jobs might fit?
I think since I became a real estate agent my friends are avoiding me... it's like they think I see them as "prospects" rather than my pals. Hard to get out of salesman mode at the end of the day though.
6 years ago next weekend I was raped by a trusted coworker following our office Christmas party. I never dealt with those feelings because my significant other unexpectedly passed shortly after.
How would you answer the question 'why do you want to leave your current company/role?'?
What should I eat for lunch today
As an SAP consultant should one prefer EY India or KPMG India ??
Among these two in SAP practice where can I find better hikes, projects and growth ?
How do you know when you should remove something from your wardrobe? How do you tell the difference between something you should get rid of and something that’s worth keeping and you need to “shop your closet” better?
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