{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "When you're the only one in your Lync contacts still online at 9PM the night before a holiday. Thanks, guys.", "post_id": "56566b610629c003000405e0", "reply_count": 4, "vote_count": 19, "bowl_id": "552d1d24dc1c586b09d2d051", "bowl_name": "Consulting", "feed_type": "crowd" }

When you're the only one in your Lync contacts still online at 9PM the night before a holiday. Thanks, guys.

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

We feel you. All been there friend. Happy thanksgiving


Agreed. Do what you must but remember that you deserve downtime, hoping you get as much as you need!

It's not a holiday in asia

OP - don't be this guy again this week. Sign off Lync and get yourself a hot toddy. You deserve it.

Related Posts

Leave it up to Deloitte to fuck up my PTO and weekend plans.


For non-Chinese folks that celebrate lunar new year: Does it bother you when people call it Chinese new year and not lunar new year?


I am about to go FL as an Account Director. My first gig is going to be a year long. What is the standard practice around taking time off? I want to take advantage of the freedom FL offers & travel


I have a week of PTO planned starting next Monday but also want to submit my 2 weeks notice this Friday. Should I wait till I get back? Should I just cancel the PTO and wait the 2 weeks for a break?

Worst words to hear on a Wednesday afternoon before the break “hey guys, we’re gonna need to work the holiday for an RFP due on Monday”


Currently 1) actively applying, interviewing and preparing for product cases, 2) have a full workload (+ 1 of my team members is on a long PTO), and 3) keep getting pulled into proposals. I have ZERO motivation to help on the proposals but can’t avoid them or push them off 😔


Additional Posts

Pwc for the win, jeans all day any day


Does anyone have an in-house digital studio dedicated to creating social content that isn't breaking the bank?


Advice: looking to develop skills in data analytics. Best place to start?


No wonder PwC loses clients. We test 300 revenue samples on a subsidiary. KPMG audits the parent and literally does a revenue analytic. Not agreeing with KPMG but certainly hard to compete with that.


What should I do after I max my 401k and Roth IRA? Already have an emergency savings account and no debt. Should I save in a low risk index to save for a down payment on a home?


I hate McAfee ePO.... 😤


Any idea how much a senior software engineer should be making?


Anyone familiar with KPMG’s salesforce team? Seems like there is some interesting stuff going on there

So, EY just implemented summer (4th of July week) and winter breaks (Christmas week)! 20 days of mandatory vacation!


Really want out of ibm fed consulting cbd program.. feel like I haven’t learned. Any tips?


What are some staffing companies/websites you’ve used to explore options outside of consulting?


Traveling for 4 days away from baby and will be pumping. Hotel mini fridge doesn’t have a freezer. I can use milk stork but still confused about how I can keep milk refrigerated that long. (cont)

Our district is implementing diversity training next year. Has anyone had this required in their district, and has it had an impact? I’ve read mixed reviews of the results. Comments or concerns ?


Best perks at your firm?


Any good ideas for a birthday party with about 15-20 people this weekend?

Thinking of reserving a room somewhere or a spot in a lounge somewhere before going out

When the bloody f will this priority date move?!

anyone hiring consultants with backgrounds in data strategy and governance? 2 YOE.


My SO and I were about to get our first rescue kitten during lockdown; then the neglectful host family lost him today.😢 We had bought and prepared everything for him and now we’re devastated ... I hope he finds his way home 🙏


What is the most vacation days you have seen given, exclude unlimited PTO since I'd want to get paid out when leaving company. Can either be industry or consulting.


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


Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site


Download the Fishbowl app

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or