My wife and I just had a baby boy and are getting a lot of pressure from her family to get him circumcised. Not for religious reasons but for social ones, they are worried he wouldn’t fit in. I am opposed to doing this our pediatrician said there was no appreciable health benefit and that today it is about 50/50 circumcised vs not in the US (much lower circumcision rates elsewhere) Is there something I am missing here?
Haven't spoken to my mother for 5 years. Started to talk to my dad about 3 years ago, but he wouldn't let her know we are talking for fear that she would freak out. My dad has some health issues.
As a Senior, what level of staffing issues do you think is the line between being a baby or there may be a staffing shortage
Am I a byach? Grandmother and father put the 4 year olds in seats B and C next to me in A, and refuse to split up so that an adult is sitting with each. Asked and answered: "They're good boys." IHML.
Been talking to a startup. Has pretty decent seed funding from a much larger real estate "parent" company and is seeking series A. Current offer is falls short, any advice for negotiating?
Can we legally give the baby a different last name than the one my partner and I have at birth? I may change my last name to match at a later date but tbd.
Is there an industry community for agency mothers to connect? Curious to hear what resources you use & communities you‘re part of. Or does your agency have their own mother groups to support you?
Mothers who have left their husbands in the first year of their first child’s life - talk to me about why you did it, whether there was a “straw that broke the camel’s back” and how you feel about everything now in retrospect. I really need some help thinking through this. I haven’t talked to anyone about it, and I don’t want to be rash.
Any rumors of PWC joining the parental leave arms race? EY and Deloitte upped theirs to 16 weeks paid leave, while Don Draper PwC kicks new parents in the nuts and tells them to get back on the road
Ladies who also abide by the “expecting better” philosophy that a glass of wine every once in a while is totally fine during pregnancy… I am going to a work women’s happy hour tomorrow. Yay or nay on using my weekly glass of wine? (I am clearly pregnant and people know I am pregnant). I kind of want to but I also fear the judgement and having to explain myself…
My husband wants to name our son after his brother who he loves a lot .i am so pissed that he yelled at me when I am 6 months pregnant and unable to do anything , will be the one going through labor just to have my son my BILs name as first name , my husbands name as middle name and last name of his family. FYI- me and BIL live in different countries and I have spoken to him handful of times over phone and that’s it . He doesn’t want to discuss any other names anymore.
How do you stand out during interviews when the vast majority of candidates have a similar background? Starting to feel like the kid who didn't get picked for the team.
Is there a path from FDD that leads to a realistic WLB? I want to start a family someday, but just don’t see how it’s possible to be a good spouse or parent with the time demands of this career. 3yrs of work experience if that matters.
Looking to move to Orlando soon in next 6 months. What neighborhoods would you recommend for a couple in early 30s with a kid in elementary? Budget around 300-500k. Thank you!
Can anyone share advice to get a religious father to accept an interfaith relationship? We’re both Indian - sikh & hindu. There seems to be limited room for dialogue and a lot of closed mindedness as he mentioned that if I choose to continue the relationship, he will not be a part of my life.
Did I miss the pasta challenge? 😜. Blond Puttanesca (Spaghetti with Tuna, Baby Spinach, and Capers). A quick dinner. Ingredients: Italian tuna packed in olive oil, capers, red chili flakes, garlic, anchovies, baby spinach, roasted panko bread crumbs with lemon zest, Italian parsley, black olives, black pepper and lemon wedges.
Would you date a guy who grew up under a father who was abusive towards his mother? He doesn’t like his dad for oblivious reasons but I am kind of scared to walk into this. He seems like a great guy
About sixth months post partum and I am so unbelievably tired all the time. Baby sleeps through the night yet somehow I am exhausted to the point of lying in bed all weekend while...
Omg lady won't give up her seat so this non white family can sit together who has a baby. "If these people who can't speak English can't afford to sit next to each other, why do I have to move" ewww
Hi, what salaries can you expect as MBB project manager to tech (e.g., Dell, Oracle,..)?
Hey guys, Can anyone give me some information regarding the work culture at TE Connectivity?
Curious for those seeing a therapist are you seeing a black woman? Do you feel like race and gender doesn’t add to the comfort of opening up in therapy?
Hi! Can anyone tell me about the Operations Transformation group at Deloitte? Currently at another Big 4 Audit and have a final round interview with Deloitte in Ops. Thank you!!
Got some dress shirts for Xmas that are not standard white or blue. Not a fan of diversity in my shirt color. Does anyone rock dress shirtst that aren't white or blue regularly?
Can interviewers tell if you are articulating a well-prepared story? I practiced about 15 stories for few months, used them, did not clear the interview. Versus lately, I did not prepare at all, only did "conversational stories" with interviewers and got an offer. Is this normal?
Where would you relocate within US if you had a fully remote job and want to FIRE? Say for base of 100k and goal’s to save max with a comfortable life.
What are companies doing to support working parents during Covid? Am particularly interested in what consulting firms are doing.
Looking for career advice. Worked in Supply Chain and Strategic Sourcing for 8 years, at Northrop and currently at Amgen. MBA from USC. Exploring options of moving over to Supply Chain Consulting or M&A. I would appreciate any feedback on recommended career paths.
If I’m looking to leave the classroom, what jobs are available to me in the corporate world? What can I look for? I have a BS in elementary and special education. I don’t know where to start. Thanks!
What is the average retiring age in advertising ? How many years can you give before you age out and retire... maybe by choice and maybe not? What next?
Received offer for product management from prestigious non profit tech company; but the pay is quite low. I’m pivoting from consulting and want to break into PM but is it worth it for the low salary?
One more week of vacation to book before the Q4 rush ... preferably out of the country. Any good suggestions? We like "off the beaten path" non-touristy vibes.
How do you not sound repetitive across interviews during a super day with multiple behaviorals?
Inspired by another thread- has anyone reported something and ended up taking a severance/ signing an NDA? What was your experience?
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