I received a vacation offer from Westin Vacations for Princeville resort. 6 days, 5 nights for 600 bucks. What is fishes' opinion for a family of four with elementary school kids. TIA.
What’s the common etiquette on taking vacation before you quit? Is it okay or is it better to just quit and not take vacation? I’m working for a ~20 person firm
Fav holiday recipes? ( pref vegetarian)? :)
PTO is not the solution to feeling burned out, especially if that feeling intensifies 10x when you return.
Has anyone successfully negotiated time off (thinking 1 month) before starting at a new company? Any tips?
A depressing holiday by any measure
What is the longest you would drive in one day (I be using rest breaks, gas, food)? Drove over 9 hours to SC for vacation once and am thinking of doing it again to save some money on a rental, airfare, etc. Or am I am being a cheapskate?
Thinking about taking a vacation in Feb/March to just regather myself. Anyone know any good spots that are friendly to solo travelers? I’ve had some less than stellar experiences in the past. Also go ahead and drop if you’re M/F. I want this post to be as helpful as possible.
Preping up for aws data analytics speciality exam. Going through udemy course for prep. Any exam practice cheats heats or typical topics I need to focus on. Exam in 3 weeks and I have 2 weeks vacation to prep
Thinking about quitting because my anxiety over work has gotten so bad that it wakes me up for hours in the middle of the night even when I’m on PTO. Anyone else been there? What helped?
For the past month our house has been in a constant state of quarantine (kids under five) and now stomach flu has hit. My hours suck and I’m exhausted. I truly enjoy my job but life keeps getting in the way! I’ll be lucky if I hit 120 hours this month…can I take a vacation?
Do folks negotiate and get more PTO these days? Considering a move but don’t want to start at the bottom (10+ years with my current employer).
What is the best way to confess to her ? I know her 6 years, we didn’t spoke for four years and know we talk everyday as she is my colleague.. different department tho. She even bought me souvenir when she returned from holiday. Highly likely I can get her out for diner, but I think she thinks as friends … what is a good approach?
Gave 2 wk notice, last day 7/20. Lead 2 analysts - 1 will be on pto today until 7/20 (so today is last day w him) other will be here. How to communicate departure? (Contd...)
Kind of aggravated with the example male leadership is setting right now with regard to parenting at CV. At least 5 men in leadership have had new babies in the last month and it seems like some have taken no time off or only the bare minimum. We have 12 weeks and should be encouraged to use it! If leadership isn’t taking advantage of their own policy, what does that say to the rest of the staff? In my perspective, this is likely further contributing to the gender disparity in CV leadership
Took PTO today so I can catch up on work. So I can actually do real work instead of sitting in useless client meetings for 10 hrs every day then having to pull a night shift to do the work 🤷🏻♀️
Any seniors/managers who do SAP implementations looking to make the jump to EY? Trying to fund my next vacation
Thinking of vacation plans with family, thinking of stop-over before we go to see extended family - Dubai or Singapore ?, what is recommended best with family and kids ?
Do you think smaller public accounting firms would pay someone with manager/director big 4 experience to come in as an outside coach/consultant to coach and mentor their seniors and associates? Maybe if the pay structure was conditional to only if the consultant could improve retention rates or some other metric? Thanks!
What are your philosophies on budgeting and spending money on fitness hobbies? I think this is one aspect that I underestimated the cost of when moving to NYC. I love figure skating and Pilates, but it can be over $30/session for rink/studio access and over $100 per lesson with an instructor.
Does anyone travel with a portable monitor? I hate working with one screen at client sites/hotels
Why aren’t firms doing more to retain associates? I’m a recent lateral (much happier fwiw) but it still blows my mind that firms aren’t more cognizant about associate retention given how many people are jumping ship. I swear every day on LinkedIn I see another associate I know lateral and I know firms are hurting. What gives?
Bonus number? Anyone?
My professional life at the moment is far from ideal. I’ve been on quarantine (long story, but a good one) for the last seven years. Royalties from my books don’t pay the bills. My entrepreneurial pursuits remain hampered. For the interim, I’ve been looking for a remote opportunity where I can leverage my skills in marketing, sales, social media, and elsewhere for a decent sum. I have a social media presence which, in recent years, reached millions. There has to be something exciting I can do.
Jr here! How do you “call out sick” in biglaw? I haven’t received test results back yet but I’m certain I’ll be positive. I’ve got symptoms and I feel awful. Do I just let my ongoing deal teams know? What about for new work?
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Newbie question… Am I allowed to bill for reading internal emails about a matter? As the only first year on most of my matters I’m just cc’d on a ton of emails with the more senior folks strategizing. I read them all so that I don’t look dumb if asked to do something. But will the client pay for my time just reading emails? If so, what’s the best way to phrase this?
After having a child, I never struggle with motivation anymore. I want to provide him the best life possible and make him proud. He is such a light in our lives, and it gives me a new sense of purpose knowing I am a role model to him. Anyone feel the same?
Recruiter that I talked to a little bit a few months ago but never ended up applying through (I didn’t apply anywhere) just reached back out to gauge interest. I said only if he can find me something remote. No response since. Well well well, I guess the ghoster has become the ghostee 🤷🏻♀️
Anybody heard about prezent.ai ? I think it's a new startup commenced in 2021. Got a call from HR about business operations associate role. Since it's a new startup, having thoughts if I should consider this company.
Know anyone who switched from PA to -gasp- law school? -dramatic pause- pros, cons? Considering applying to start Fall 2018.
Should I throw my entire $6k of Backdoor Roth contributions into VTI or DCA in case of market downturn (ex: $2k per month)?
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