Any positive job changes after becoming a mom? I'm having a bit of trouble deciding which direction I want to pivot my career. Yes I want to do work that is fulfilling but I also want to find a role that allows me to balance my life as a mother, especially during Covid. Being at my current agency does not offer that and I assume is the norm for most agencies.
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?
Our school is in the process of revamping our enrichments and incorporating a mentor program for all students but we are struggling with putting it all together. I would love to see or hear your master school schedules to see what we can adopt. TIA!
Having a kid. Is it still ok to bring them up with gender stereotypes? I mean, clearly I want them to do any job they aspire to, but will I be a bad parent if I dress the girl up in pink and boy blue?
EY moms (not based in CA) - Has anyone taken an unpaid LOA on top of parental leave + 3 weeks of vacation to extend their leave to 6 months?
Today was my father-in-law's funeral. Which is hard enough on my husband and me trying to figure out the right way to support. But after the service, my MIL asked me if "people were nice to me at church since...ya know." And I said yes. And she said "good. I'm glad to hear that. we all have our sins that we continue to keep doing without repentance, so yours is no different." I have never bit my tongue that hard in my LIFE.
What is your “I made it purchase”? I.e. a boat, Rolex, high end car, classic car,etc. what have you dreamed about since being a kid that in your head once you get it, you know you have made it in life?
Just got a faint line from a pregnancy test and wondering, at what point do people typically tell their boss / team?? This would be our first child.
My 63 year old immigrant father has an immunology phd, background in medical research, and currently works as a nurse. Had some experience with matlab over a decade ago and has extensive medical knowledge but English is not his first language. What are his chances of finding employment as an analyst or a field outside of direct medical work? Pls no mean responses. But honest truth or success stories are appreciated.
Using Marriott Bonvoy points for a stay for my parents: I have in the past used my SPG points and added my father’s name (by teaching out to the hotel after booking) to the reservation. It worked just fine and they even benefits fronm my Elite benefits (free breakfast). Just booked a stay for February for them and read the following “Hotel rewards e-certificates can only be requested by a Marriott Rewards member for a reservation in that member's own name. E-certificates will not be honored”
So I am a year overdue in submitting expenses but for a period my father passed, I was 150% utilized, and there was a glitch that didn't allow import of corp card expenses - should I submit or eat it?
Ever since we had our first child, I have come to realize that I’ve been in an abusive relationship. She verbally abuses me and there were also times where I was physically hurt. Her reactions and emotions are so extreme, she estranged me several times and for several months for the smallest disagreements. I’m thinking to file for a divorce but really feel like giving it sometime to heal over the damage first and then figure out the logistics.
What do mom’s wear for their kid’s birthday party? We’re throwing a birthday party for our 2 year old who spent her first birthday in Covid lockdown. I’m also looking to color coordinate with her. I narrowed down on red as our color but am unable to decide on what to wear. Is a sundress too casual?
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
How do you divide your time between your kids? My second is an extra needy and demanding, high spirited kid. My first is laidback and easy going. I always feel like the eldest gets the short end of the stick and never gets enough of my attention even tho she’s always been more attached to me than my husband. She never gets one-on-one time with me as it is since her sister (now 2) is still super glued to my side. Any suggestions for juggling this? Or to ease the mom guilt?
How often do people get pregnant on the first time? Feel like it’s common amongst friends but then I hear of so many having trouble trying to conceive
With school starting up again and Covid cases surging, how is your school handling it? Are you starting remote or in-person? Are teachers in your school calling out sick in large numbers? Are you nervous about going back? Do you feel supported? What are your concerns with Covid as you step back into the classroom?
What soap do you use for cleaning baby bottles?
How significant is it to attend the final year of high school at a school the child has been at for the past 5 years (middle school through 11th grade presently). Trying to gauge how disruptive it may/may not be to consider an international move at the end of the current school year…
2 year AP at McK interviewing for AWS BD L7 role in UK. What should I expect as total comp? Don’t want to waste all that time in loops and then realise this is totally off my expectations. I see L7 ranges at levels.fyi but these are all US baseline - I have heard UK is at different ranges
Hello all! I'd like to know about the Cloud Support Intern program for women who have had to take a break from their jobs. Are there any chances of becoming a permanent employee?
So, with the whole SCOTUS thing being done. I again ask the questions. Whats the value of keeping the union together? We have a radical fundamentalist minority who contributes little to nothing but get to make choices on behalf and against the wishes of the majority of the country. Whats the value for states like New York, Illinois, and California to remain in an union with states like Kentucky, Missisipi, and Missouri?
What are the best consulting firms to work for in Chicago right out of undergrad based on salary and perks?
Is anyone here in EY’s PMO practice? I would love to connect as I have an interview coming up.
Deloitte anyone part of the Health Technology team? What salary can I expect with the Healthcare Analytics SME role?
Been in retail Banking for almost 10 years. Need a change of environment. Any recommendation on remote jobs?
Need advice! I need to pay for repairs at home. Which would be the best action: 1. Sell some stock in my ROTH IRA and take 2k out (part of after tax contribution last year) 2. Charge the 2k on a 0% credit card, but add on 3% coz of credit card processing fee by vendor.
Need a referral in @Hike
How do you tell if an employer is okay with visa sponsorship on linkedin job posting? Some employers clearly mention that they are okay with this. For the ones that don’t, how do you find this info? Is the default assumption that an employer doesn’t sponsor? Looking at product roles in tech/startups.
McKinsey & Company salary range for Associate Design Director role? Potentially signing bonus as well?
Is it easier to 1) go from one FAANG to the FAANG company of your choice? 2) go from a top agency to the FAANG company of your choice? In case that makes no sense: is it easier to go from Amazon to Google or from Wieden to Google?
Is your Christmas decor still up? I got rid of the holiday decor in my classroom to usher in a fresh start, but still clinging to the holiday joy at home!
Planning to use Bonvoy Titanium Elite benefit to get 40% off a hotel mattresses. Any recommendations on the best mattress? Or should I buy directly through one of the big 4 manufacturers?
Just got an Software Engineering Assessment link. Can someone tell me what difficulty level to expect?
Hi fish, Any video game producers in the house and what’s the going rate? Looking for resumes and recos for an awesome project. Thanks!
How do you convince yourself you're worth what you're supposed to be? 23/F/48K/CHI/almost 2 years at agency I barely feel like I'm worth this and just lucked into this but everyone says RAISE.
“The realization that you can meet someone and it can just feel easy and not like work is amazing” —Rupam, Indian Matchmaking
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