Unlimited PTO Only Works If You Get Time Off

Unlimited PTO Only Works If You Get Time Off
Every time I see Grant Thornton trying a new, earth shattering initiative, I curl in a ball under my desk, fighting off the flood of memories threatening to break down the thin wall between sanity and madness. The latest foolhardy attempt by Grant Thornton to fight their way into the Big 4 is by offering Unlimited PTO. I’m sure ...

Corporate Vs Public Accounting: Tax Edition

Corporate Vs Public Accounting: Tax Edition
This morning, I had a red light flashing on my phone. New message. It hadn’t been there when I left yesterday, so it could only have come after hours. When a new message appears over night, it is almost always the same thing: a recruiter whose out fishing late at night. This caller was no different. Another ...

Apparently Men Need Work Life Balance, too

Apparently Men Need Work Life Balance, too
A while ago, someone at my previous employer mentioned that they wanted a female employee (not specific, just any female employee) to have a baby so he could help set up a successful work life balance program for that employee. One of the managers countered the point, asking if they’d be willing to set up a ...