Any ideas for a gift for a pregnant recommender? Initial idea was whiskey but obv that doesnt work anymore
Are all desi men just babies who refuse to grow up or is it just me who got lucky enough to adopt one? Case in point - this is how my husband scooped the butter
At what point in your pregnancy did you tell your project leadership that you were pregnant?
Has anyone raised a baby/child while still teaching? Can it be done? I’m worried about money for childcare and fitting it all in schedule wise. I don’t want to derail my career, but a baby is a baby!
SC on my team micromanages me and another consultant. Manager seems to support it and only critiques our work but not his (writing I mean). We’re all adults here but this feels like I’m a kid smh
I have a 5.5 months old baby and I am shopping for a covered swimming pool as we want to take him to the beach. Any good ones?
Any foster moms out there? I’m curious if companies provide parental leave to support new fostering relationships? Have your companies been supportive of the time commitment during work hours?
Friends, I highlighted and denied working late because of my child. I was performing good but not in the eyes of my manager. He gave me the worst rating and my scatterplot is at the middle of quadrant 3 behind all SCON at my level. This is also because one SCON at my level is manager’s favourite and I joined recently. Can I expect some increment or what will happen to variable? Please guide me saviours!! Also my coach is supporting me and has given a very good rating.
CDs saying "always make great creative" is exactly the same as a child saying, "always follow your dreams." Life has nuance.
Has anyone’s mom or MIL moved in with them to help care for a baby? Would love to hear perspectives. Overwhelmed by consulting and unsure if husband and I will be able to manage 2 consulting careers with no help.
Noticed this weird spot on baby’s back tonight. He is 12 weeks old. Obviously we’ve sent a message to the pediatrician but anyone ever had something like this on their baby before?
Parental leave policies for your companies? Doing a comparison and I'll start. Slalom's: 8 weeks for primary caregiver (maternity leave) 1 week for non-primary (paternity leave)
I recently found a new job and am (finally) making as much as my husband even though historically I’ve made significantly. We’ve recently purchased our home and also have a child on the way. My husband insists that because I now make as much as him, I should kick in half of the mortgage, car loan, and utilities (I pay about 40% now). I feel this is an unfair ask because as head of household, the man should shoulder more of the financial responsibility. He says it’s the 21st century…
Do you all use some kind of soothing baby music to put your little one to bed? What is it that you use and recommend? Also, do u let the music be on the entire night?
Is it okay to look for a new job when pregnant? These layoffs don’t look so great at Deloitte.
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
Question for the child free and undecided: Do you ever feel sad about giving up the ‘idea’ of being a parent? I like the idea of educating a child, comforting them, seeing them grow and, in a very primal sense, knowing that they will remember me (passing on my genes I guess?). Practically, I cannot imagine being pregnant or dealing of the sacrifices of parenthood. Still, when I think about a child free life, I feel depressed and sometimes angry, like I am mourning this “idea”. Anyone else?
New employer’s parental leave policy is silent on whether you have to return to work for a certain period after the leave in order to avoid having to pay back to leave. Are pay back clauses common?
Hi moms - Can anyone share what you do with 2 - 3 YO on weekends? We are usually catching up on house chores and I feel my kid runs aimlessly around the house most of the day. We try to take a hike, go for the library or playground but with pandemic we have limited to only these 2 activities. My kid is terrified of people, going out after being locked inside the house for more than a year. We took him to the beech, play area with kids and he kept yelling back home the entire time.
Hi fishes, I am a Java Full stack developer with 2.5yrs of experience. I am expecting to get an offer from OpenText for Senior Software Engineer role. What package should I ask for. Current CTC - 8.2( fixed ) + 1.8 ( variable) OpenText
Anyone at the gates foundation willing to chat? Am interviewing for the associate strategy officer role
If you were just promoted at your current company right before getting offered a new job at a new company, what’s the best way to use your promotion to negotiate for a higher offer?
Nice pens: worth the expense or waste of money?
Which MBB offices use online tests as part of the application process for entry-level consultant roles? I'm based in US, and honestly haven't seen it that often
Management consulting in general - how much project management vs non project management work? Interested in mgt consulting but heard that lots of people just do project mgt all the time
I have an offer from EY GDS. Now I got call from EY India. Is there any issues if I attend EY india interview and get selected? Can I have 2 offers from EY and choose one? One from EY India and another from GDS?
Indian Folks - any luck with getting appts in India for a US Visa? Are you considering a deferral?
If I'm expected to take a Zoom call during my lunch hour, I'm eating on camera. Also, who cares if my lemonade happens to have a salt rim - let's just focus on the work.
Hello folks. How are you doing? I was wondering what are some of the funniest Zoom backgrounds you've seen. There's gonna be a contest in my office and it appears there will be an actual gift. I like gifts. I'm thinking of putting this one and just not show my face for most of the meeting. Any input is appreciated.
I am feeling pretty miserable on my current project and it sometimes feels like there’s no end in sight. Team is great, client isn’t too bad but I always have a huge work load and I’m constantly stressed by tight deadlines. Don’t necessarily want to roll off because I really like my team, but am also not sure at what point to put my mental health before my career goals. Any advice would be appreciated.
Hello guys, Need help from the experienced folks here in weighing the pros and cons Offer 1 Company - SolarWinds Role - Sr. Site Reliability Engineer Compensation - 25 LPA (includes 10% variable) + 2.5 Lacs in stocks Offer 2 Company - Optum(UnitedHealth Group) Role - Sr. Software Developer Lead Compensation - 27.5 LPA (includes 20% variable) + 2 Lacs Joining Bonus Which one should I go for? Which one will look good on my resume? I am working as a DevOps Engineer right now.
I am seeking brand strategy, social strategy and community management experts to be guest speakers in my two classes at FIDM (fashion institute of design and merchandising) in DTLA this quarter.
Besides FAANG companies, what companies (public or private) are generally the highest paying for accounting/finance positions (taking into account COL as well)
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