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Why do I feel bad about taking a personal day when I'm sick? Is that normal outside of this profession to feel bad?

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Why would you ever take a personal day? Take a sick day.

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The healthy people in the office will appreciate you staying home. Especially since the firms have invested in our ability to work remotely

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Wtf charge sick leave my friend

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^weird! You are the third person I know who's gotten shingles as a result of public accounting stress

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Take sick day... take advantage now. never know, may be they will take that away soon too.

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You must be a first year. I don't feel bad when I'm sick but I do think alot because of what management will say about me.

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Lol dude you aren't limited on sick days. If you're sick, stay home

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I want sick days

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I should add I know this because this job gave me shingles as an otherwise healthy 31 year old. (not bitter at all).

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Omg. Take a sick day. EY has an unlimited sick day policy (but if it's either 3 or 5 consecutive days you have to have a doctor's note - not sure if it's 3 or 5). And for the love of God, do not come into the office/team room when you are sick and spread your germs to the rest of the team. Seriously. Most teams will 10000% support sick days and/or working from home until you are germ free as the rest of the team can't afford to get sick at the same time.

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the policy is 5 consecutive days and its a problem e.g. warrants ST disability.Take advantage of one of the last remaining perks we have plus no one wants you hacking up a lung im the audit room anyway.

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Sick days do not exist

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I thought you need to pay for sick days

Take a sick day...

Sick days aren't charged for shit - take them!!

OP sick days are free days. Aka doesn't count against personal or vacation. I heard if you take three in a month or something they ask for doctors note

Oh man shingles are the worst! I've had them twice in my life. Luckily never as an adult but I still have scars. I feel bad taking sick day and usually will just work from home and maybe use a few hours for doctor, but feel like it's still expected to work.

Why would you want to work for a company that makes you feel guilty taking a sick day? That's no way to live.

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