CMV: noise canceling headphones are overrated. It blocks out the background noise and isolates annoying noises like baby crying...earplugs are far superior for traveling.
Turned in my 2 wks. EM asked me to stay for another week bc manager will be on parental leave around the same time (and sounds like EM is pressuring him as well). Should I consider at all?? Felt a bit guilty to leave the pressure on the manager…
Lmao about all of the liberals losing their minds. Guys, if Either party had put up a decent candidate, this wouldn't haven even been a contest. Let's not kid ourselves about the alternative.
I just took the absolute best video of my baby laughing for 30 straight seconds and I am fighting the urge to send it to all my contacts (99.9% of whom likely do not care). The grandparents loved it though.
Getting the vaccine tomorrow morning, just hit 17 weeks. SUPER nervous thanks to my conspiracy theorist dad but excited to protect myself and my baby girl!
NOT A CONFESSION! SEEKING ADVICE HERE I know therapy is useful. How do we get most out of our therapy sessions? How do we track or monitor the progress with therapy? (FYI - I have always been a nerdy kid pressurized by parents. I am finding it a little difficult to maintain and handle friendships. I have realized that dealing with emotions is important. My manager from previous company was toxic. I had a recent break up. My grandfather died last month. Recent events have taken a toll on me)
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
Looking for some advice. I have very sore relationship with my mom. I am from south Asian family and my mom only cares about is her son. I have already lost my father, I am still single and my mom..
Any Moms who GAINED weight after pregnancy? I LOST weight during pregnancy (med advised) and was able to keep weight off and felt and looked great, but once I stopped breastfeeding, BOOMM! I’m now 25lb heavier than when I became pregnant. Anyone uses any SAFE hunger suppressant? I have minimal motivation and barely any self control during pandemic and having a really hard time getting a grip on this. Need some advice, TIA
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
Have you been seeing any creativity lately around gender inequity, child abuse, LGBTQ, PETA, guns rights, or other cause related marketing? Why not? Because none of them are trending at the moment?
Female 🐠 that have divorced. Were you able to recover, especially financially? Looking back would you stick it out? I would primarily be supporting our child since I earn more. Just overwhelmed with the prospect of starting over/carrying everything on my own but the lure of peace/relief/happiness is intense.
I had about ~200k AGI for 2020 on my recent tax return.. Can somebody explain why I have a child tax credit payment of 400$ in my bank account today? I thought it was cut off at 175k? Trying to understand this damn credit
Moms, what is the standard etiquette and timing for your parents to come help out when you have a new born? I am due in April and we live in a small 2 bedroom apartment in NYC. Every one in the family wants to come to NYC and help when the baby is here and I’m grateful but I don’t want to get too overwhelmed trying to host people in this small space. I was thinking my parents could come for a couple weeks, leave and then my siblings can take turns? Thank you! Any advice will be appreciated
Any pregnant people, have to have awkward conversations with friends about not hanging out? My bff is an amazing person and loves my 2 year old to death; but she’s also out a bars and living life as if it’s normal. She doesn’t know I’m pregnant yet, and is asking for moving help and sleepovers and stuff. Of course I want to help her any way I can, but am also slightly worried about being around her due to covid and being pregnant ..
First day back on the job after paternity leave. Never had a harder time leaving the house than this morning...
When is a good point to transition Baby 2 into Baby 1’s room? Baby 2 has only just started sleeping through the night, so I want to make sure that skill is solid before we make a move, but (con’t)
Did anyone's brains just stop working while pregnant? I'm 13 weeks and can only manage to work half days. I'll sit at my computer for 12 hours and bill only 3-4 hours instead of my standard 8-10. I have work to do, but zero motivation or availability to focus unless there's a looming deadline. Does this phase pass? Did this happen to anyone else?
Found an apartment in NYC for $1800, it’s not luxurious but it’s not bad. I’m thinking if I suck it up now and spend less, it’ll be worth it while being broke at MBA. Thoughts?
Does anyone know of any agencies that have a decent amount of remote staff? I'd love to work for a cool shop (and am willing to travel a ton) but don't want to uproot completely.
Does anyone own a second home for vacation? If so, how did you finance/purchase it? Considering doing some serious research on the prospect, and would not rent it out, but simply use on weekends and such.
What is the starting salary for MBAs in various consulting firms for the class of 2019? I started at 135k base at D back in 2014.
A question for Big 4 peeps - if you know the salary range in the group you wanna go for is 150k to 170k, how much should you say when the HR asks you how much you want? Is 180k too much to start with? (Didn’t want to start with 170k since they will only come back with lower I assume)
So I have a rememdial algebra 1 class with 8 kids. I also have 1 hr and 20 mins with them. These kids have done the same subject 1-2 times. Any ideas, resources, or lessons that dont make the class feel repetitive to a prior year?
I got an invite for compensation update meeting with ppmd. Any idea what it would be about. Anyone had such a meeting recently
Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
Any female partners/MDs here? How did you overcome gender obstacles? Any advice to those of us who aspire to get there one day?
Good luck to those who are going into their first busy season! Yes, it’s daunting at first - we’ve all been there (albeit, not in a remote environment amidst a pandemic.) My best advice is to take one day at a time (marathon, not a sprint). Remember audit/tax/consulting is not life or death, and you WILL make it through. Have patience with yourself and your teams. Find a mentor! Don’t forget you can always find some moral support (read: self-deprecating humor) in your fellow fish!
Do the breadth of exit opportunities in industry start to diminish after reaching manager at big four? I have this preconception that leaving as a manager will be harder than as a senior but no idea if true or not.
I’m a new MBB partner. I was heads down focused on this goal for the last few years. Now that I’m here, I’d appreciate any advice for how I should think about my early partner years. How do I figure out what my next goal should be? How should I work / prioritize differently? I would especially love to hear stories of how other partners approached their first few years. Thanks in advance!
What shall I choose and why? IBM 22.5 LPA Fixed + 0-10 % Variable PWC SDC 23 LAP Fixed + 0-17% Variable Oracle Consulting 25 LPA Fixed + 0-10% Variable Role is almost same in all three. Which has better OnSite opportunities outside india?
So if I split a referral bonus 50/50 and Im the one who got it. Do i just split 50% of the net i received after deductions?
Not so fun one: drank too much at the holiday party and feel like a total idiot. Nothing happened but still, lesson learned. Any advice on how to recover?
I'm currently working in Deloitte US firm and am also applying for express entry. Where can I get the work certificate in the format that express entry application requires? (With my roles and responsibilities)
My district has a COVID-19 Compliance Tipline. While I don’t have need of it currently, it is good to know it is there. Does your district have this?
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