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Anyone successfully negotiate maternity leave in industry? I feel like the only reason I’m staying in B4 is for the maternity/parental leave benefit. It’s hard to find a tax manager role in industry with a comparable 16 weeks paid leave. Any thoughts or suggestions are welcome!

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Anyone successfully negotiated maternity/parental leave in industry? I feel like the only reason I’m at B4 is for the maternity leave benefits. It’s very hard to find a tax manager role in industry that comes close to the 16 paid weeks plus vacation benefit. Any advice? I’m not pregnant yet but just planning ahead.

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When do you stop interviewing after getting a verbal offer that you verbally accepted (it may not be the dream job but checks right boxes—comp, benefits, good company), but you haven’t received the formal offer letter? Two other companies want to move me forward in the interview process. I already told one that I’ve received an offer and they are trying to move up an interview with the hiring manager. The other knew I was expecting an offer and just asked if I can do a 2nd interview this week.

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I made Manager this year at the age of 33 ( 8+ YOE, 5+ in MC) in Supply Chain (EP), erstwhile S&O. I don't see myself making PPMD before 42-43 realistically, unless other things derail that. Is it worth the hassle given many make PPMD at their mid-30s and get to reap the benefits for much longer? Or does it make sense to make a lateral move to the industry?

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Currently make 120k base salary. Can probably get promoted to manager in next 6-12 months. What’s the minimum base salary you’d jump for? Assume similar benefits, bonus, and 401k match. Got an offer for $135k but don’t think that’s worth jumping for. I told the recruiter I could not leave for less than $150k. What do y’all think?

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I rejected a startup a few months ago for a big TMT company but thought I made a big mistake since my current role was a huge discrepancy than what I was told. I reached out to the old hiring manager, went through interviews, got an offer but it’s lower than my original offer. Startup got acquired so I was actually hoping to ask for more $$ since my current job pays more & is more stable. Current job is better brand, $$ (40k more), benefits, stability but my role sucks. What do I do?

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I know I should care about prestige but I’m at FAANG and it’s been 5 months amd idon’t love my job (sales). I’m super junior and joining remotely feels isolating. But my manager is nice & approved grad school for me (starting PT online masters in data analytics next year) and perks are awesome. My end goal is product A startup I talked too couple months ago offered me a PM position. It pays 15k less and perks aren’t as good but relatively decent (100% healthcare, some 401k). Do I jump?

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I’m going to be a dad! But I have some questions. When should I tell my manager/teams? I’m up for senior promotion this year, will this impact that promotion? For those of you that work in public what tips do you have for managing your work and family responsibilities? For context, my wife, once she’s done with maternity leave, will only work 25-30 hours a week. I know working in public and having a new born is probably going to be a lot to juggle, but I have to make it work.

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2 offers on the table: Audit manager at Big 4, and compliance manager at a regional bank. Pay and benefits are better at bank, but afraid it will limit my future to only banking. Need advice

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An opportunity sort of fell into my lap and wanted to get other thoughts. Internal audit manager role, 100% remote, 20% base increase plus better benefits. I work on a lot of audits on the tax side so am familiar with audit. M4 in big 4, not sold on staying in tax. Would I be qualified and is this a terrible idea?

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Manager 1 here. Need some advice. I have paternity leave soon but I am in the last stages of interviewing for a controller position for a 30k increase in base plus 15% bonus potential. Job kind of fell in my lap and it sounds like it’s mine to lose at this point. Wife supports me either way. What do y’all think? I currently make 89k as a newly promoted manager so I know I am underpaid. Lol

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I just spoke to someone at C3.ai about a Delivery Manager position. Is anyone here familiar with their recruiting process and culture/benefits? I got some information from their website but I’d appreciate some specifics.

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With everything going on, I'm getting really depressed and demotivated working in consulting and having to deal with all the uncertainty and instability. Have started looking for internal talent management consultant/manager roles. Anyone willing to share their salary, vacation and maternity benefits for comparison? I'm sure I'll be taking a paycut and less bens, but wondering if there's probability that it's not too bad.

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Have an offer to move to a Fortune 500 company as a finance manager and an offer to move to a small PE owned company ($200m in revenue) as a business strategy manager. Same pay. Small company has me working with CFO/CEO/PE firm directly and large company has more benefits and defined career progression. Also the small company doesn’t have maternity leave and only has short term disability whereas the F500 has 1 month leave + disability. Which to take (kids in 2-3 years)? High impact or security?

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Have an offer to move to a Fortune 500 company as a finance manager and an offer to move to a small PE owned company ($200m in revenue) as a business strategy manager. Same pay. Small company has me working with CFO/CEO/PE firm directly and large company has more perks/benefits and more defined career progression. Which to take? I’m conflicted!

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Best way asking for time off? I submitted time off for November 2 weeks back still waiting to hear since my request got routed to my main manager since my supervisor is on maternity leave. I wanted to ask for time off end of October, how would I go about asking this?

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Hi all! I am 11 weeks +4 pregnant and I am really excited about. I thought why not now since I’m working from home. Questions: 1) when did you tell your Senior Manager about it? 2) do you tell HR as well? For context, this is a high risk pregnancy due to a pre-existing condition I have. I joined Deloitte in March’20 and I know the firm offers paid maternity leave, but am I missing anything else here? Welcoming all tips and advice :) and thank you advance!

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Currently making ~130k on track to manager promo in a year max. Is it worth it getting an MBA (assuming full ride scholarship)? Not from the US so not sure what additional benefits would come with MBA

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I need help building an argument that I should get maternity leave at a company I’ve joined before I’ve been there one year. I’ll give birth at my 8th month. The employer is a F100 insurance company. Should I make this argument to my manager or to HR? What points should I make?

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Mamas, I am facing a dilemma here: would you take a job at EY that pays the same as industry? Same level for both but industry has some perks such as 9/80 schedule, better and cheaper health insurance for the family and career progression to manager. EY agreed to negotiate my salary so, it will probably increase to 10K more I would assume... I don’t know if it’s worth it! PS: I have a 1 year old kid

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Senior Manager gives me a poor rating at the end of the project (affecting my metrics and benefits) and only months later the client specially requests me to be back on for the next phase.

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What’s the general PTO allocation at Deloitte in NY for a new manager hire in the CIS/Investment Management practice? Any other benefits that makes sense to negotiate if an offer is made?

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Product manager at recently acquired fintech startup (great benefits & culture, manager role, little brand awareness, concerns w life after acquisition ), account manager at FAANG (great culture & benefits, $$, iffy role, great brand), biz ops & corporate strategy manager at large TMT company (iffy culture, meh benefits, manager title) What do you do? End goal is product or strategy. <3 YOE

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Asking for a dear friend, please share your insights! My friend is in a senior management role in a small organization. She is the only woman in her 30s in such a senior role, and is currently pregnant. Her company doesn't offer maternity benefits, but she is eligible for PTO and FMLA. She has one manager reporting into her, and her main concerns are: 1. How to communicate that she will be off for 4 months to avoid panic 2. How to protect her job (she won't be fired before her leave, cont...

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Started a job at a tech company. People, culture, hours, benefits/pay is great. However, the role is not what I was expecting. It’s junior & administrative/sales oriented. I thought it would be more analytics & strategy based. Just got another offer for a corporate strategy role. Culture isn’t great, pay/benefits aren’t as good but decent, but I’d learn so much more in the role & it’s a manager title . What do I do? I’m early in my career. I’m happy rn but the role isn’t good career wise

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Offer in aerospace and defense, senior manager in Corp development. 170 base, 15-20% bonus. 8 years of experience. Any red flags? The non-comp benefits/WLB are all excellent

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Hello! I return back from maternity leave in a few weeks and searching for a new coach at work since my current coach is on a different group. I reached out to a manager whom I had a good rapport with for a quick call to ask on the call whether he would be my coach. He said- let's connect when you're back to work. Is it okay to ask him whether he will be my coach over email or is it better done over a call? Context - I have worked with him before and know him reasonably well. Cont'd below.

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I applied for a job and received an offer from my client. 15k+ bump in salary, better benefits/remote work, and responsibilities will give me exposure to all areas of the organization (start up). The problem is that they’re looking to staff me as a Senior when I’m currently a Manager at DT. They said they’re flexible on title, but curious to hear how others have navigated similar situations. I would report directly to the controller and have 1-2 staff reporting to me...

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Currently a tax manager and I want to stay with EY because of the maternity leave and benefits. I am considering going into a CBS/internal role. Any suggestions? I’m weighing my options.

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I’m a Manager up for Sr. Manager this upcoming year and want to start gathering support from the Sr. Managers and Partners. How have you handled these discussions? Any tips/do’s/Don’t’s. I have discussed this in prior years but want to make sure everyone is aware. I have been a high performer throughout my career but just got back from my maternity leave and feel a bit disconnected.

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I’m a Manager up for Sr. Manager this upcoming year and want to start gathering support from the Sr. Managers and Partners. How have you handled these discussions? Any tips/do’s/Don’t’s. I have discussed this in prior years but want to make sure everyone is aware. I have been a high performer throughout my career but just got back from my maternity leave and feel a bit disconnected.

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Take the Easy associate job that pays more with great brand name, great pay, great benefits, seemingly good manager, but the role isn’t what you want and isn’t as good of a stepping stone OR the difficult manager role that has great role, high impact, helps you learn, good skill development, average benefits, good pay (but not crazy outstanding), solid brand name BUT you don’t know the team/manager well & pay/benefits isn’t as high as the first

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What do you think about going lawschool? Got promoted to senior manager ( audit) but would like to change the career. ( early 30s) Any benefits of cpa+ jd?

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I’m being offered a part time project manager role at a website/software development company. Would oversee 10 developers and report to CEO/founder. No benefits, just salary. How much should I ask for salary?

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I’m being offered a part time project manager role at a website/software development company. Would oversee 10 developers and report to CEO/founder. No benefits, just salary. How much should I ask for salary?

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Are manager health, dental, etc benefits firm paid usually? Ive always thought this to be the case, but ive never heard for sure. I know parking and cell phone is usually covered a lot of places.

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What does an Operating Partner at a PE firm make (base/bonus/carry/other benefits)? How hard is it to make that move as a big4 Manager/Senior Manager or is there another way in?

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Currently putting 5% into my 401k (traditional) and planned to increase it one percent a year (but open a roth) until I make it to manager and have 5 pct going to a pre and 5 pct to a Roth... thoughts on this?

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Hey female 🐠, this year is my promo year to Manager. So I’ve been working hard, however coz of the current situation, they might say I won’t be promoted. Meanwhile, I am also trying to get pregnant actively.. so I might get pregnant if everything goes well, which means next year I ll be on maternity leave, probably for half of the year.. would I still be nominated for a promotion? I don’t want to be a senior associate for another two years!!! In general , does being pregnant on milestone contd

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Pros/cons/ first hand experience of planning a pregnancy during busy season versus planning one outside of busy season? It’s tempting to reap the benefits of being on maternity leave during busy season but nervous of the impact it may have on my career progression. Currently going into my S3 year and would be on track to be promoted to manager the following year (first Mgr busy season would be 2022). We are looking to start having kids in the next couple years. Thanks!!

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