Has anyone been unjustly rejected by their children due to encouragement by other parent/grandparents/other? It happens usually during separation and divorce but could happen within a marriage. In many extreme cases, the child is prevented from a relationship with a parent due to a being blocked physically and emotionally. I'm currently in a toxic marriage where spouse and MIL badmouth me (among other things) to my 5 yo son to the point where he rejects, badmouths, and even bullies me.
Any suggestions/recommendations for programs which help sponsoring a child’s education? I’d love to sponsor one this new year. Preferably to an Indian child. I know of “save a child” but did you use/prefer another one?
Currently on parental leave. As a father I’m so dang thankful my firm has it and I can’t imagine how my immigrant parents manage to raise two kids without leave.
Which big law firms have the best maternity/ parental leave policies? I heard Latham and PW is 6 and 5 months. Where else?
Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
Are there any creatives you look up to who’s personal life isn’t in shambles (divorced, cheating on side, neglecting kids)? I was happy to make advertising/career my life until I had my first child...
Right before Labor Day, after 2 months of dating, my guy made us “official” and asked me to be his girlfriend. (He made a romantic event of it, arranging a picnic by the lake). Ever since then, everything’s been great. until tonight. His ex, who he says he broke up with a couple of weeks before we met, called and says she could be pregnant (took a home pregnancy test and is going to the doctor ASAP). I’m full of all sorts of questions and feelings I’m not sure I have a right to. Advice?
Looking at leaving big law for a small boutique (I would be attorney 3). Current firm offers 16 weeks paid parental leave; small firm is 12 paid. Is 12 reasonable/enough?
My wife said I could watch both of my kids this weekend or take one and go tailgating at Notre Dame....... 😳😳 I just purchased one of those child wrist leashes. Anyone other guys use those?
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
Help! My toddler doesn’t want to eat anything but cheese and fruit and peanut butter. We have been trying the “you provide, they decide” thing but her decision is to not eat. She’s always been small and doctor said we need to get her weight up. Any ideas or recipes? Getting desperate!
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Let's get a thread going of parental leave policies? What's the parental leave policy at your agency
I'm a young teacher, and want to know what your tips are for preparing for parent-teacher conferences?
Is it possible to push back on a parental leave policy? I work at a startup and they’re sharing with me the plan today (I’m the first pregnancy).
Any good registry hacks? Or discounts to save money for things I’ll need for me , baby or the house?
Did anyone here work with a publishing company? I'm searching for my exit and would really love to work with books in some capacity
Do NOT claim you are "colorblind" in the workplace. 1. DE&I knowledge is now a core leadership competency. Colorblind claims will earn you the reputation of being DEI-ignorant at best & racist at worst. 2. Colorblindness within the context of workplace diversity is an obvious lie. You do NOT want to be painted as an intellectually dishonest leader. 3. Colorblind claims signal that you lack the leadership skills & vocabulary to have key conversations. Ask questions here, in this safe space.
Have an interview with the hiring manager for Solution Engineer at a start-up tomorrow. What are some main things/skills I need to demonstrate to them as a potentially great Solution Engineer? How can I best prep if he asked me to do a demo: should I make some PowerPoint in advance?
Can anyone share your experience /what you've heard about Kearney healthcare practice? 1) How's the exposure to pharma /biotech (as compared to pharmacies / consumer health) ? 2) How’s the hour? TIA!
Any thoughts on Havas Health?
Does anyone else feel like their optometrist and/or dentist is ripping them off? "We're doing a deep cleaning, your insurance only covers a regular cleaning at 100%" similar message from my opto...
Anyone here a boomerang consultant? Recently existed consulting to work in tech but I’m questioning whether this is for me. Which sucks because I spent so much time trying to find an exit!
I think (fingers crossed) that I am about to get a job offer for a management role. It would be a 45 percent pay increase and I honestly might be able to negotiate it to up to 55, but I just don’t feel excited about it. It’s a smaller company then where I am now, but still a decent size and great reputation, but the team is much smaller. I really want to be more excited because I know it’s a good opportunity. Any advice?
Got 2 offers,1st from British American Tobacco- Planning Expert 10% pay rise and 2nd from small company(focus on data science) 50% pay rise, Data Science Project Goal: to break into MBB or FAANG
Need points help: current Delta gold, only 7000 MQMs from plat for 2017 but current project ends soon and expecting to fly Star Alliance. Should I stop before hitting plat to carry MQMs for 2018?
Interviewed at a firm early last month, and about a week later, they told me they were facing hiring restrictions. Would it be OK to maintain communication and check in?
Going to Patagonia from Ord. Looking like the only award miles option is Copa airlines business class. Anyone have any experience with them?
Looking for a new opportunity in the social strategy/community management space. Any agencies you’d recommend to look into (bonus if any are hiring)?
Is it normal to ask about health insurance benefits of a company where you have an offer? Got an official offer but have no idea what the health insurance plans are like. Any smart tactful way to ask?
Applied to Guidehouse for managing consultant, put 140k as expected comp (lol why not). Recruiter set up intro discussion to discuss “next steps”. Pretty sure my comp expectation is far beyond the norm. Any thoughts?
Tie or no tie for video interview?
Deloitte 🐠 what is the case interview like? Any types of cases I should focus on? Was there a lot of arithmetic or more process / structure focused ? Lateral hire , coming in as consultant in s&o
Is it possible to work in tax while only working 40-45 hours per week? I like tax and learning about it, but I cannot keep up with the billable hours and constantly being in busy season.
I’m trying to take a leave of absence and I need a medical professional to provide evidence for short term disability claim benefits but I haven’t been able to find a PCP or therapist for the past year. I can’t take unpaid leave since I need some income and my healthcare. I’m literally at rock bottom and so burnt out and stressed that I have almost daily anxiety attacks. I don’t know what to do. Anyone else been in this situation and any advice?
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