Anyone started a new job while pregnant? How’d you work out maternity leave as sometimes you’d have to be with the company for a year.
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
Wish I were a baby right now. I'm tired and hungry and it would be so nice to take a nap and then cry until someone feeds me.
Anyone actually more motivated to remain in consulting since having kids? Sometimes wonder if I will feel that way after (currently pregnant) because I can provide well financially for my child...
Any single moms who raised boys? My first kid, I grew up as an only child with no brother, and really clueless as to how to raise a boy. I’d have an easier time with a girl since I kinda know how
So, what if your kid is in a 6 person Montessori class with no interaction outside of their “pod”, serious disinfection and prevention practices and all the other parents are super socially conscious and aware. 2 teachers per classroom and no infections during summer school on campus. Yay or nay?
Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
Just found out I’m pregnant (only 5 weeks so still a bit to go before I tell anyone really). After I’m farther along and everything is confirmed with doctors, when do I start telling people at work? Due in mid May.
First Facebook offer 4 months paid parental leave, now Deloitte. Respect! 👍👍👍 We need more firms doing that!
Thoughts on Snoo? Worth it? Hubby and I are thinking of renting in lieu of purchasing since this will be our last child and babies aren’t in bassinets for very long. Thoughts?
Did anyone watch Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi? My father passed away a few years and this movie looks exactly what happened to our family. Almost scene to scene (typical filmy drama aside). We are 6 siblings (4 sons and 2 daughters almost same age as these characters) and have similar family dynamics among us. Unless this is a common occurrence, I wonder if they had a camera in our family home during thirteen days of mourning and made a movie out of that inspiration.
Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?
How many people changed careers or wanted to change careers as soon as you returned from maternity leave? You or people you know? I couldn’t care less about advertising right now.
Which firms have the best maternity/paternity packages? Do any cover some of the cost of surrogacy? I have a medical condition that would make actually carrying a child dangerous, so wondering if some firms offer help in that area (I’ve heard of some covering IVF costs).
Does anyone have recommendations for a good maternity /nursing bra for larger boobs? I was a 30C before pregnancy and now I’m a 32G(!!) and no bra I try can hold these babies up😩 TIA!
Deloitte moms - does Deloitte’s Lactation Program cover the Elvie or Willow breast pumps? I got Medela Sonata for the first baby but interested in getting Elvies for next.
Are people still applying after only 2 years in consulting? Seems common for MBB but I wonder how you built solid recommendations / experience in so little time post-undergrad.
So umm whose’s going to tell him? Also not surprised over half the people in this pic have caught COVID.
I’m currently an IB analyst at a no name shop in LA. I’m employed as a 1099 and I currently get 70k/year + 5% of deal fees I’m staffed on. This makes my all in extremely variable as I made 210K in ‘19 and 70k in ‘20. We let someone go this year and I asked for a raise and he bumped me up to to that 5% from 4%. However we just signed up 4 new clients, which would greatly increase my workload as I’m the only junior guy. Would it be messed up to ask him to bump me to 100k base or I quit?
Any other accounts out there think the 1.9T stimulus is being spent on the wrong things?
My partner & I are flying back from Aruba to the US on a delta SkyMiles hidden city/ skip lagged fair before getting on our revenue flights to client sites. Can I cancel our second legs after landing?
Hi All, who is the best contact at larger PR agencies for remote freelance opportunities - HR, Internal/External Recruiter, VP or Director on an account/project? TYIA!
Accenture Strategy - what are the hours and WLB like? Is it super demanding? Looking at a SM role in Technology Strategy
"So just like they say to look to the mother before choosing a wife, take a peek at your bosses to see what the future holds for you" LOL
Been on FMLA / short term disability for 3 months and doctor recommended 1.5 months extension. My firm refused the extended leave but we’re unable to provide reasons what the under hardship for the firm is. They are pressing me hard for alternative ada accommodation (anything but continuous leave) so I can get back to work. If not they will terminate me next day. Is it legal?
Base salary/bonus/stock/signing bonus/title/YOE?
Hello! Do you guys have any tips about working out the first thing in the morning at home? I used to go to the gym 6am pre-covid before work, but since quarantine started, I’ve been waking up like 30 mins before I need to start working/my earliest meeting 😅. It’s so hard to get out of bed when my new “gym” is right next to my bed.
Rank the big 4 for tech consulting. Clearly Deloitte is first, where do the other three fall? PwC seems to just have lame IT audit projects, are EY and KPMG any better?
I have taken two sections of the CPA exam through California. Due to the 9 month window, I only applied for two sections initially. I just mailed my $50 reapp payment to the CBA. How long does it take to get re-approved so that I can schedule the last two sections ASAP? Thanks!
Just had my first experience of being marginalized on a project, all ideas taken or given credit to someone else, and enduring a bromance between the other two consultants on the team. I’m not too...
Is moving to a management position the only way to break out of the low 100s? If sticking with analytics
Intern overslept and missed her Monday morning flight last week. Thoughts on how this should affect offer/no offer?
Any advice of how to get a dog when the rental has a no pet policy? I really could use a fur baby in my life
Thinking about transferring from EY US to EY London. I'm a staff 1 and unfortunately didn't win the visa lottery. Any thoughts of how hard it is to transfer?
What is the typical length in time from starting the conversation to receiving an offer when transferring from one big 4 to another?
Two years in consulting (Senior Ass 😏). No promotion or raise. Another big 4 has offered something. Debating whether or not I should take it. 20% increase in pay plus title bump. Does it seem disingenuous to leave in the midst of client work that’s taking up a lot of time? Honestly don’t see a plus sign of sticking around.
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