Just found out I’m pregnant! I usually eat hotel lounge food for breakfast and dinner when I’m on the road. Is that okay to continue?
Hello! A senior associate that I work for is expecting and she will be going on parental leave soon. She has been a great mentor to me and so I wanted to get/send her a gift congratulating her on the new baby once she goes on her leave. Any ideas for a gift? (We aren’t incredibly close so it doesn’t seem as easy as shopping for a friend/family member who just had a baby, if that makes sense) TIA!
Is their a site similar to the knot’s wedding website where I can create a baby site? I wanted to add maternity photos to share with friends/ family, gender reveal video and baby registry.
Why do strollers not have clearly marked open and close buttons? Sometimes I feel like these products were designed by men whose closest interaction to child rearing is keeping artificial plants.
I'm in Notice Period ... In UAN my father name is wrong how much time it will take to correct the name ..it will be done within 1-2 months?
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
Husband found out that his fed job that he was hired into with the promise that he’d receive paternity leave will not let him use his paternity leave because he hasn’t worked for government for a year yet. But baby arrived a few months before he started his fed job. Is he still eligible for paternity leave when he’s been at the job for a year?
I work with several people with kids and I have noticed quite often that they completely disregard any issues of people with no kids and try to one up work life imbalance conversations with stories of them being parents. It must be hard being a parent but I don’t think people at work should be treated differently or given any additional consideration just because they have a kid. You already get parental leave so If I’m expected to work 12hr I ask the same to be expected from my peers with kids.
What would you do if you were out on a parental leave for 12 weeks? (Besides taking care of your newborn) Taking ideas!
A recruiter just reached out to me about an opportunity I’m interested in. I’m currently 5 months pregnant - wwyd?
Deloitte moms, I need your guidance. For some reason, someone (not sure which team) has marked my maternity leave (LOA) starting next week on DTE and I can’t update it to show PTO. I have repeatedly told the Leaves team and MetLife that I’m not starting LOA until the baby comes (due date 10/31, no baby yet). Whom do I contact to fix the DTE issue? If this happened to you, what did you do?
Girlfriends mother attempted suicide last Friday (didn’t go through). We are long distance and she had panic attacks all weekend before calling me today to break up with me. I had no idea. Said she doesn’t have emotional capacity to be in a relationship. Not looking for advice, just heartbroken for her and for our relationship. I loved her more than I’ve ever loved anyone in my life and she pushed me away 😞
Those with young kid(s) under 2: how do you do bedtime routine and get dinner on the table? I stop work at 6, bedtime is creeping towards 8 pm, and struggling to understand how families prep and cook dinner while tending to child plus bath plus bedtime routine and still have hot meal after kid goes to sleep. How do you all do it? Notes: husband cooks many nights but can work late until bedtime and then I have to do it all (kid and dinner). We aren’t big meal preppers…and do takeout 2x per week.
Hey fishbowl fam! Have any of you recommended one of your students for Kumon, or put your personal child into their program? What are your thoughts from a teacher & parent perspective?
Any recs for office chair within $100 range? Asking for a baby sister who’s a broke college student. Doesnt have to b fancy/super fancy but something that r of decent quality… i know its a stretch to ask for this budget🤣
Does anyone know how parental leave affects the year end rating process if at all? Do you still go through the process as normal?
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?
I took a positive pregnancy test this morning (yay!) after a four-day vacation that involved way more than my fair share of drinking. I’d taken a pregnancy test the day I left for vacation and it was negative. While I am so excited about the positive test, especially after miscarrying several months ago, I can’t help but feel totally guilty and worried I may have affected the baby. Please tell me I’m not the only one who has experienced this and whether my anxiety is warranted!
Hi All. I am a Mom-to-be. Have ample of time to plan for the arrival. Looking to learn from the experiences of new parents here. Please share your experiences around: 1. Support system at home (during and after maternity leave) 2. Joining the workforce back after maternity leave. I have frequently seen women change companies after maternity leave. What changes at workplace?
Dropping the night feeding - my baby is three months and appears to be willing to sleep through the night. Being clueless on how this might impact my supply, I have been essentially doing a “dream feed” at 4am. Has anyone had a bad experience with supply or getting their period back after sleeping through the night?
F 🐠, 31. I’m one of the “ad people” that found this bowl from the Covid bowl. Just getting it out of the way that I realize I’m not a single consultant. Anyway I’m newly single and want to know some Hinge profile tips! What have y’all got?
Why do you think everything is so busy right now? We’re pretty much sold out worldwide and my friends at McK say the same. What would cause such a large spike in business? People prepping for post-COVID?
Let's do a salary thread for parental leave policies: Post your firm’s parental leave policy. Fishbowl will circulate the data once we've reached 25 responses, so make sure to share with your coworkers.
What is a typical Tax Senior 1 salary at the Big 4 in the Bay Area? Looking to relocate and need to negotiate compensation.
What’s the word that’s been communicated regarding WFH/office for EY FAAS? Are they making a push to come back to office soon?
TSA pre check at ORD T3 - splitting your line into a large one and a small one to get your ID checked does not speed up the process, and only slows down the process for the large one
Any creatives impacted by Forsman Bodenfors layoffs? That agency does beautiful, powerful work.
My PTO was approved for the Thanksgiving & Christmas weeks but I’m totally clueless about the vacation spot given the pandemic situation. Requesting your recommendations. Warm places preferably! Thinking of Hawaii/Keywest
Anyone else still extremely fatigued weeks after COVID symptoms? I’m still sleeping 10+ hours a day with low energy throughout. Need naps and feel faint a lot.
Has anyone heard about new labor instructions which are causing green card delays because entire recruitment process needs to be redone?
"Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who opposes vaccine and mask mandates, tests positive for COVID-19" No thoughts. No prayers. https://news.yahoo.com/texas-gov-greg-abbott-who-opposes-vaccine-and-mask-mandates-tests-positive-for-covid-19-211349823.html
Any industry or small companies within Northern Virginia/DC with open roles in Healthcare Analyst or Research? Around entry level with someone with 1 year of experience. Really trying to help a friend out who switched out of Med school now looking for industry jobs. Very hard for someone in their shoes and want to hope there is good opportunities potentially for them. Thank you so much!
For those of you who have requested and received a raise, how did you approach it? Who did you talk to? What did you say?
Tax peeps: odd and morbid question but if you die young/before retirement age, what happens to your retirement accounts (401k, IRA, HSA, etc)? Do your beneficiaries get taxed like it is an early withdrawal? Or is it not taxed on withdrawal but rather as regular income for beneficiaries?
Deloitte India offering Associate Director role. How is the work culture and work life balance? SCNO team.
What’s market comp for a Director Corp Dev role at a high growth software Series D+ unicorn, and the split in cash and equity? In east coast / Midwest area. TIA!
Where's the best place to buy a property in the United States? Also looking to save on income tax.
Say I go into fidelity and put 401k contribution at 100%. Will it just stop my contribution at my max for the year? Assume I’ve already put in 5k
Hi Ladies! Personal finance question: looking to buy a place and I live in a HCOL city. If we spend 36% of our monthly salaries on mortgage and have 22% leftover after bills (one kid daycare costs etc). Does that sound reasonable?
Any idea what an estimated % raise would be for someone at PwC with a PhD going from Senior Consultant II likely to Manager II because I have 9 years of experience?
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