Email from HR:
"The end of the year is approaching and we see that you still find yourself with a significant number of days off to take"
Oh. Wow. Indeed. Well, this will require a chat with the client as soon as possible…
@viv But in this case I think they mostly want me to plan these leaves with the client ASAP so they won't get a nasty surprise mid-November in the shape of a "OK guys, see you in January" email
@jkb Haha, I can definitely see that happening. Some colleagues of mine pull off this trick in December too.
@jkb I always read these as “Our accounting department isn’t smart enough to not spend your allotted leave entitlements on something else so we want you to take that money off us.”
@futzle These are legal paid leaves anyway, I think it's more of a project planning issue than an accounting issue
@zens Also they don't like having to tell a client that a consultant won't be available for their mission for six weeks in a row
@dashie Je peux les comprendre, ça le fait moyen vis-à-vis du client de dire "OK ben j'ai six semaines de congé à prendre et il reste douze semaines dans l'année donc…"
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