Any working mothers here? Trying to figure out how to balance work and motherhood - enjoy the work and travel but want to be there for my kid as much as possible - and they grow up so fast. Don’t make
I said I just want to adopt kids and my mom said that I’m “not normal” and that men won’t like/stay loyal to women who don’t want to give birth. 🤦🏻♀️ To me, her statement is de-humanizing, because women are much more than just a bearing machine. BUT I also understand that biologically human have the built-in desire to continue their “seeds”. Guys - what’s your honest take on this? All - what should I say to my mom? I do what I do but want to approach this tactfully with mom + future guys.
Anyone here on a 80% flex schedule? If so, is it truly flex esp during busy season? Expecting 1st baby and considering whether I should do that. I’ve heard you end up working just as much for less pay
I’m currently on PIP b/c low utilization and “Performance trends” during my first pregnancy. I’m pregnant again, I was not promoted due to PIP, does that mean I won’t be eligible for paid mat. leave?
Let's talk hair care! Wondering how folks keep their hair for work. I'm usually natural/fro or in single braids or Senegalese twists, but anyone with locs wanna share their experience? I want to get locs but idk if I can do the baby loc phase in this industry
Going home to my lil baby daughter!! 😊❤
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
Hi everyone- I recently accepted an offer to join MBB in June/July. I just found out I am pregnant ... I am worried about taking maternity leave shortly after joining.. anyone else have similar experience? Another concern is that I don’t have prior consulting experience (have a MBA) and worried about being able to perform as a consultant during/after pregnancy. My husband is thrilled but to be honest I’m not excited about this pregnancy :(
EY Parental leave question: how many weeks were you actually out? When I took my leave 3 years ago, I counted total of 21 weeks of leave. That’s including one firm winter holiday week. I remember I initially thought I would be back after 16 weeks, but then in the middle of my time off I got an email from Leave Team with the breakdown and it actually was 21 weeks. Can someone who took leave recently tell me the actual number of weeks?
Moms from NY: how many weeks post partum were you on short term disability? I recently had a call with the leave team at my firm and was surprised to hear that typically STD after birth is 6-8 weeks, depending on the type of birth. My question is: anyone here returned to work before 6 weeks? Asking because I want to recuperate for 2 weeks after birth, then go back to work and use the remaining maternity weeks later in a year. I wonder if this will be allowed. The Leave team person made it soun
Parent has a thrift savings plan and it’s all in bonds which yields a really low rate of return. retiring this year. With coming inflation, would it be a good idea to consider shifting at least some of that into other funds like the C Fund (common stock index) or otherwise diversify? They don’t need all of the money right away but would need to slowly dip into it over time. TIA!
I am planning to Boomerang to EY within 6 months. Does anyone know if the paternity leave policy kicks in on day one or after a year of joining back for boomerangs?
Deloitte 🐠, what expenses can you charge to your corporate card besides airline tix, hotel stays and meals? Water bottle? Beer? Baby carrots? Vending machine? Will these be rejected?
About to start looking for another job and just found out I am pregnant 😢 I am excited since we have been trying for a while now but not sure how a future employer will accept me and I don’t want to stay at my current job. Should I stay or should I go?
What’s NYC 2021 like? I moved out over a year ago to raised a fam and hear crazy shi like 5-months free rent now!?! My paycheck to paycheck LES friend lives in FiDi with a doorman now?!? WTF is going on and do y’all prefer the New New York, or not so much?? Btw, Baby Kai says “Howdy!” 🤠
Does anyone have recommendations for boutique consulting firms for small family businesses? My mother started her own business 20 years ago and is primed to grow but is reaching the point where she needs external help with setting strategies and goals
Question, can I sponsor Canada PR for my parent if I am a Canadian PR holder but residing in US?
Any tips on dealing with dysfunctional relationship with mother? Every interaction with my mom is an attempt for her to attack me for something.
Has anyone done a 2-hr roundtrip daily commute for years? Unfortunately in this situation due to location of spouse’s job -it’s fairly rural and that area doesn’t have the same level of education (kid is about to start K), diversity, convenience, jobs opps me, stuff to do or parks as our current city has. Switching jobs is not an option for him unfortunately. I do feel very guilty about the long commute for him though.
Getting an L4 offer in Chicago as a Solutions Consultant. Base: 110k | Equity: 120k | Sign on: 30k | Annual Bonus: 15%. YOE: 4.5. Fair offer?
Multiple calls today with a male client who dominates conversations, cuts me off, asks follow up questions when I’m in the middle of a sentence etc. How do I show I'm the one in charge??
Fucking Delta lounge at LGA is packed
Hello all. Recently left an agency position to go back to freelance. ￼Have an idea for a promotional thing to agencies as an experienced freelance copywriter, an ad-industry-specific promo I want to do and need a reality check.￼ When you present concepts (i.e. ad concepts, websites, etc.,) do you use fake body copy? If so, what are the names you call that fake copy? I’ll be glad to share it, but ￼because it would look like some kind of a stealth pitch I’ll wait. Thank y’all.￼
Fucked up and forgot to cancel my Westin hotel booking when I was told to be remote this week. Got charged for one night. Can anything be done?
Hey! I’m a self-contained teacher for grades K-2. This is my first year at the school I’m currently in, and apparently in the yearbook every year they have a class page solely for the handful of students in my classroom. They do this instead of putting my students in the yearbook page of the class they participate in for inclusion services. I feel like this is extremely wrong and violates some privacy laws. Do y’all have suggestions on how to bring this up with admin and the yearbook director?
Mandating the vaccine and or an increase in insurance for unvaccinated. Thoughts? https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/local/2021/08/25/expect-to-pay-full-deductible-if-youre-hospitalized-with-covid/ https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/03/business/vaccine-mandate-employees-microsoft.amp.html
How is job security in EPAM. Got an offer from EPAM SYSTEMS . But concerned about restrictions in project and job security. Anyone can help working at EPAM
Help - my mother got the covid vax and now she has a ton of joint pain and her docs arent helpful. What do I do! Second pfizer dose about 2 months ago and she has lupus - its not the pain that comes when you first get your shot this has stayed for the two months now
Can someone describe what a solution specialist does at FAANG? I’m struggling to compare it to data science/ SWE/ product mgmt/ or even consulting. Is it pure sales like cold calling insurance kinda sales?
My current H-1B with PwC expires in July 2023. I also have an approved I-140 from over a year ago. Green card isn’t close since I’m an Indian citizen. I’m switching jobs and wanted to check if the H-1B transfer with my new company will give me a fresh new 3 years (up until Oct 2024) or up until the end date of my current H-1B (July 2023). Recruiter isn’t sure and is checking with their immigration firm. I haven’t found anything definitely online to validate their answer when I get one. Thanks!
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Working with a new manager who is a micro manager and also tends to ramble on about different things when asked fairly basic questions. I have a feedback chat with them coming up, how would you bring across these points in a tactful way? I’m probably going to be on this engagement for 6 months at least so taking that into account.
Is anyone using Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in their classroom or school wide? Reading a book (cover attached) and I have so many things to discuss!!!
What should I expect from a PE Ops Associate role? Hours, culture, pay, trajectory, future exit opps, etc. In early talks
Who do I talk to about a raise? The HR or CD?
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