What are some productive things you did during your paternity/maternity leave? I’m thinking about taking a post grad class to keep active. Another option I am considering is researching startup ideas
Does anyone here work for Silicon Valley Bank? They recently acquired Boston Private. I’m a candidate for a job at Boston Private. Wondering if SVB is planning layoffs in the near term at BP? Also, does anyone know the anticipated benefits to be rolled out from SVB as the parent company? Specifically interested in health insurance providers. Thanks in advance for any information! Silicon Valley Bank
My girlfriend is pregnant and is looking for recommendations for good cotton wear during later stages of pregnancy. Any ideas?
I work with several people with kids and I have noticed quite often that they completely disregard any issues of people with no kids and try to one up work life imbalance conversations with stories of them being parents. It must be hard being a parent but I don’t think people at work should be treated differently or given any additional consideration just because they have a kid. You already get parental leave so If I’m expected to work 12hr I ask the same to be expected from my peers with kids.
Married People/Life Partners - what conversations did you have with your spouses before deciding to become pregnant? No offense, but this question is for people that have actually planned and have leveraged 21st century contraception to do so along with strategic financial planning. I’d really like to understand the steps you and your spouses took before deciding to have a baby.
What is the maternity/paternity leave policy at your firm (in the US)? EY is 16 weeks for both. What is the ideal amount of time for leave in your opinion?
I’m curious to hear from people at other firms what is offered in terms of part time work or alternative work options for people that don’t really care about making partner and might want to work part time. I just had my second child and want to ask to come back from maternity leave on a part time basis but our firm doesn’t seem to have anything in place right now. If your firm offers this, what’s the billable requirement, how much of a pay cut is it, and do you still get benefits? Thanks!
Anybody’s mom and husband don’t get along? Lol running out of ideas to have them get along. I have a newborn and my mum is here to help with him, and she and my husband don’t get along. Love my husband, he’s great and very helpful with the baby and for me as well in terms of emotional support (postpartum has been harder on me than I thought) but he and mum don’t see eye to eye. Some points of difference- mum is super religious whereas he’s atheist etc etc
25 and convinced I have adhd. I have an appointment set up but interested to hear from anyone who was diagnosed later in life (vs as a kid) and if you took meds
This virus is not a joke people. It killed a healthy actor, 41, who has a 1-year old child.
I need advice, has anyone been in a similar sit? Met a guy on Bumble in March. He had gotten out of a 4 year relationship in December. We dated for 2 ish weeks, on date 3 we made out and touched (no sex but we both came). After the date he tells me he needs time to himself, his mind is all over the place. We’re May and he reached back out (to congratulate me for my sisters baby). Said he’s in a much better place mentally, wants to meet up. CONTd in comments
Is it possible to breastfeed only if you get a baby nurse? I am due in December and contemplating getting a baby nurse, but want to know if baby nurses make more sense if you’re pumping or giving formula.
It’s so frustrating that we females can experience a variety of symptoms which at a certain age could accurately indicate that you’re either getting your period, pregnant, or starting menopause.
Starting from blood work to getting pregnant, if everything goes smooth what is a timeline we are looking at?
For those who have done sleep training, did you drop all feeds between bedtime (7 pm-ish) and wake time (6 am-ish)? My six month old is still waking up around midnight to feed. My sis-in-law suggests dropping this feed by letting the baby cry it out. Would love to hear your experience!
Any recs for office chair within $100 range? Asking for a baby sister who’s a broke college student. Doesnt have to b fancy/super fancy but something that r of decent quality… i know its a stretch to ask for this budget🤣
i’m in quite the dilemma - I have a new job that requires me to move to another state and remain virtual. However, I requested an exception to delay the move since I became pregnant and other reasons -i.e-no childcare in the state of moving and spouse can’t relocate with me at the current moment. I sent in a medical letter for my pregnancy care by my high risk specialist and they are reviewing this. I have since miscarried and still grieving. have no idea what to do.
Planning to move to Deloitte in next couple of months. Can any of you please help me with the parental leave policy? How much is it and can you take it within 6 months or so of joining ?
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
No matter how many years I’ve freelanced, I still find it difficult to accurately (and fairly) predict how many hours a project will take in order to bid on it (and bake in revisions). Any tips or tricks out there?
Alright 🐟 🐠 fam, we’re at the halfway point in the year 📆. Post your miles / status for next year. Me: 55k MQM (didn’t travel much the first three months) but now staffed in SF and based in NYC
Hello I got offer from adp. I have initiated notice period. Today i have received offer from tcs today which is less than adp. If i reject tcs offer now can i again attend tcs interview. As i heard there will only one chance with tcs
I wish glass door would tell you gender. Would love to see how much more men creatives still get paid more than women.
Best consulting firms for real inclusion?
Since Amex is pretty flexible with IJPs, I wanted to be sure if IJPs do offer appraisals in case it is within the same band?
Currently on an H1 visa. Thinking of going back to India and working remotely from there. Is it possible on an H1 ? Any help is appreciated!
UK Skilled Worker visa. Applying for educational qualification/language proficiency certificate with Ecctis (NARIC). Is the estatement enough or I should apply for a physical delivery?
I just wanted to offer a tip for anyone looking to negotiate salary. My old mentor suggested this book to me and it legitimately helped. It’s a book called “How to make 1000 dollars a minute"
People who are happy that the office is become WFH should reconsider. You stop building meaningful relantionships at home and things just become transactional
Has anyone travelled to the US recently? If so- were you able to use the $40 COVID test at Shoppers as a negative test to cross the border? I’m considering going for a long weekend at the end of the month but trying to sort out the covid-related logistics.
What do DEI people actually do? Besides give the (mostly false) appearance of diversity within the agency?
I have a final interview for a senior associate position in advisory tomorrow with KPMG. Any tips or suggestions?
Has anyone from EY been notified by EY Law that their petition has been filed with USCIS? I got the H1B selection notification 3 weeks ago and haven’t heard from EY Law since.
When you track your travel expenses, do you include booked (and paid) travel for NEXT year as a current year expense or a next-year expense? I have separate excel workbooks for 2021 and 2022 but am curious what the norm is!
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