looking for a cute pair of pants that i can dress up or down that are not jeans for vacation. i’m not into the trousers look (was in college during the “business casual at the bar” era and i can’t do it again 😂) but looking for chinos or something like that. any recs?
Vacation Fly day. Somewhere above Vietnam 🇻🇳
What would HR specialist receive as annual gross salary including vacation money in the Netherlands? The specialization field is onboarding.
My family member passed while I was out on PTO. I sent in a request for more time off and my ms steer called and asked why am I requesting more time off. I told her about the death. But since she asked I also asked her about my bereavement time. None was granted, I only exceeded my PTO. Why wasn’t I granted time for bereavement?
Genuine question. Could you please share some examples of concrete changes implemented in the past year to make SEA a better place? E.g. for a long time I didn’t know you could take alternate week one night PTO off - which is a good thing. Asking this because I worry I might be missing out on some benefits like this 😀..
What's the best way to ask for 1-2 days off to do an on-site interview? I literally just came back from PTO and the company wants to do it ASAP.
Any gym rats freak out when they can’t go for a bit? Just had vacation for a week and swamped with work today. My OCD keeps telling me to go but My body is exhausted
I’m on a long term contract (3 months with a possible extension) with a client and I recently took a week vacation. I just noticed that they paid me for my time off. I assumed they wouldn’t pay me that week but I’m also not mad that they did. Is this a normal practice for long term contractors? Or was it a finance mistake? Do I flag it with them? Or just keep my mouth shut and be grateful for the paid time off?
I’m happy to report Juneteenth will be recognized at my firm as a paid holiday beginning in 2023. Yes, I had to have the conversation with HR this morning. ✊🏾
Base job offer salary isn't as high as I'm looking for. Anyone have success negotiating more PTO or a signing bonus? Do you just come out and ask or beat around the bush to see what they can do?
Does anyone find life as an attorney completely unbearable? I do civil litigation and I constantly have that “it’s finals week/month” feeling with constant impending doom every which way I look, and I find it hard to escape from that even when I’m on “vacation.” My only hobbies are the gym, and cars, and I don’t even really make enough money to support the latter. Sometimes I feel like I need that shrink from Office Space to hypnotize me out of my misery
How long does Deloitte UK take on offers? Had verbal 2 weeks ago but still waiting as everybody is on holiday
How does salary differ from hourly? I was told if I needed time to grieve I could take time off and work at night or weekends to make up. I’m on salary 🙄 was my time counted when I logged in early or took initiative to work late and on weekends before?
Help! I’m transitioning into Product Design and finally got my first offer. Super excited but want to make sure that I’m compensated competitively. The company is a newer startup, estab. around 2017. I would be their first PD. They have offered me the following 2 options to choose between:
- CAD $77,000 p.a., 20 days of paid annual leave, 10 days of paid sick leave
- CAD $81,000 p.a.,10 days of paid annual leave, 5 days of paid sick leave
I prefer more PTO but also higher salary. Thoughts?
Should I move to Amazon? Currently in-house with a mid-sized tech startup in LA; 7 YOE, 200k TC. While my management definitely has flaws, my bosses are kind people, I learn from them, and I have good WLB (45-ish hours a week, 3-ish weeks of vacation, great flexibility and autonomy with these things). Have an offer from Amazon at the same level (Counsel) with comp around 320, but I understand WLB is generally poor for lawyers. I was miserable in BigLaw before going in house, and (cont’d)
Big4 with the best vacation/pto policy?
When leaving KPMG for another company, what are the payouts, if any? (Unused vacation days, etc) And is a 401k rollover required, or can you stay with Merrill Lynch?
Does Deloitte pay out vacations if you quit? And if you had a signing bonus and you quit before it expires, will they apply your vacation payout to it?
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Can anyone provide some insight around working at BDO USA, LLP in their internal audit field?
Pay for HCOL senior associate?
YoY pay increase/ promotions?
New grad currently in a Program Manager role related to manufacturing at Apple. I have a Product Manager offer from a legacy tech company (think Cisco, Oracle, etc). Should I stick at Apple and only be willing to switch for a FAANG+ Product Manager role/try to switch to Product at Apple or go ahead and start getting experience in Product Management? I know if I decided to do an MBA working at Apple would be powerful to have on my resume for admissions.
Up for promo to manager and I should be done with exams by collaboration but won’t have a license yet. I live in NY where cpa license are taking 4-6 months to process. Has anyone been through this? Wondering if my firm will make promo effective the day my license is approved.
I'm a Jr associate on the buyside switching companies this month. What work research am I allowed to take with me? Can I take sell side reports for example?
How do you guys feel about the Corona response of the company? I have to say I‘m no fan of being told by partners how it’s fair that I am losing 25% of my salary while working 100% with full revenue.
Has anyone launched a brand on Discord and would be willing to let me pick their brains for 10 minutes?
Mom appreciation post 🙌
Has anyone graduated from a UX bootcamp? I’m looking into General Assembly and the Google Certificate program. Looking to get out of advertising.
Hi fishes, I have offers from Siemens helathineers AT Department and Philips Ultrasound department.
Y.O.E - 3
Siemens CTC - 14 LPA
Philips CTC - 15 LPA
Can you please help me to choose one. My only priority is WLB.
Hi, Anyone from Thomson Reuters Bangalore, I have few basic questions which I want to clarify. Please DM or comment
I'm looking to update my resume and I'm curious as to what positions I should have on or not -- I have a lot of LTS in the middle of permanent positions. Would the gap be an issue?
Hello ladies I am a transitioning teacher who has moved into a Program Manager position. I was wondering what is the most professional way to respond to leadership assigning roles or tasks that aren’t aligned to your current role . While I am very team orientated . I can see myself being burnt out if I continue on these additional tasks . Every meeting I’ve had since starting there has been new roles and responsibilities added to my role and I’m not really sure how to respond professionally .
I don’t know what I want to do but am miserable in my current job and debating just quitting without another job
What to do in order to change a project ? The people are nice decent wlb .. but I am not liking the kind of work that am doing.. :(
hi fellow friends, I am planning to start studying for the GMAT this winter. I would sincerely appreciate any helpful GMAT materials, advice is appreciated as well! firstname.lastname@example.org
JPM HQ people: if you had $8 off at the cafeteria each weekday, how many days per week would you eat there?
I’m currently a maxed out GS-15 Step 10. Masters degree is Electrical/Computer Engineering, but now a Program Manager for a high visibility area. I have 10 years to reach full retirement age (57). Why do I feel like I’m limiting myself? What would the pros and cons be of seeking private industry employment at this point? What would an equivalent salary be taking into account pension, etc? Anyone else been in, or is in this situation?
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Every year I get asked to join a union. I don't think I need to, of course, until I actually need their support. What do you think?
Do you think being on time is an important skill to learn in school? My students, their parents, and our admin seem to think it doesn't matter anymore, esp. when it comes to showing up for remote sessions.
Has anyone tried flexible seating? What are some pros/ cons? Things you would do differently? I teach 4th grade.
I am trying flexible seating for the 1st time this year, and I feel like kids are just sitting with their friends and segregating themselves by gender. For those who do flexible seating, how do you
It’s Friday! It’s time to “Wobble” into this Memorial 3 day weekend! After today only 4 days of school left https://youtu.be/fE_64SdD27w
Should 6th grade be in elementary or middle school? Current 6th grade teacher, at the elementary school level. Also subbed for sixth grade at a middle school so I’ve experienced both kind of.
Tips for online substitute teachers?
Subs not trained for virtual learning.
I'm an experienced sub and taught before.
Let's do a fun poll! Which pencils are the BEST?
I tried watching Abbott Elementary. It wasn't funny too me. It hit too close to home. Anyone else?
Has anyone ever used Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Workweek Club? It’s a (paid) program that promises to help teachers cut down significantly on the hours they work each week. Wondering if it’s worth it?
A mental health and coping mechanisms class should be mandatory for all students. I want to present the idea to admin. Who would be qualified to teach it? Any good templates for class pitch presentations?
Does anyone know of an online test maker and taker (like GoFormative) where students only see one question at a time and can't go back to a previous question?
I got points deducted from my evaluation because I didn't explicitly state the objective at the beginning AND the end of the lesson. I just forgot- what about all the great teaching I did????
Is anyone else’s calTPA or edTPA plans kind of messy now? I was planning on recording and submitting the first two weeks we closed and then we closed. I know edTPA has alternatives but not calTPA yet!
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Have you experienced anything recently that reminded you why you love (or loved) teaching? Looking for some positive reminders/stories about why we choose this profession!
This is truly how I feel right now:
Happy Monday everyone!!
Whats one thing you're looking forward to or excited about this week?
What challenges are you facing that you'd like help with?
How old is your current school building? If it's older, has it at least been updated and upkept, or is it seemingly falling apart like ours is (Built in 75')?
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