As I've posted here before, I'm BO at a BB, and generally having a great time with it. I even did an AMA on managing my Summer Analysts if anyone wants to look up my post history.
So what's December like for you guys in FO? I'm genuinely curious because it's been interesting in BO. There's a holiday event every day (contests, free hot cider, department lunches, company gift, etc, etc). Some groups are done with their work for the year, so they're basically sitting around. Some people have so much vacation time left that they're taking most of December off. Like they came back for one week after Thanksgiving and then not due to report again until 2019. Other people have such a light workload that they work the morning and then spend the rest of the day socializing. If you check people's calendars, you'd have an easier time going to hunt for a samsquanch than finding someone in the office after the 20th. Every call I'm on is basically, "let's just table this until the new year . . . "
It's actually put a nice, friendly air in the office because people are constantly stopping by your desk just to say hello or otherwise burn up time. You walk around and half the floor is basically just shooting the shit with the other half! Hate to say it guys, but the term "easy street" comes to mind. I can see why there are career BO folks, no question about it.
Is FO the same way?