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.
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?
Snoo moms, does your little one also nap in the snoo during the day? Or do they nap in a pack n play etc. Also, do you put them in the snoo once they have fallen asleep (in your arms while feeding etc) or can one put their fussy baby in the snoo for it to work its magic? FTM due in 2 weeks and playing out different scenarios in my head
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?
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?
Have a feeling I’m pregnant with second and am actually too scared to find out. My first just turned one and we are finally JUST starting to hit a groove (but he still doesn’t sleep through the night). Also, we JUST moved states. Ah, just so scared tbh even though we were trying for a second. Has anyone else felt this? What is the real experience of becoming a second time mom? Two under two?
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.
Anyone recently submitted form to extend their parent's stay on B2 visa beyond approved 6 month. Is it mandatory to submit updated return ticket I that application
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 😞
PwC moms, looking up the paid parental leave policy. It seems like even though I will be eligible for 26 weeks of leave, only 8 of these will be paid. Is that right, looking for guidance here.
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🤣
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?
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.
My partner feels at unease around my parents. She thinks that my mother doesn’t like her (she adores her) and feels like she doesn’t fit in. I don’t see what she is seeing but I also want to support her. How can I ease her anxiety around my family and make her feel more welcomed ?
I need advice, has anyone been in a similar sit? Met a guy on Bumble in March. He had gotten out of a 4 year relationship in December. We dated for 2 ish weeks, on date 3 we made out and touched (no sex but we both came). After the date he tells me he needs time to himself, his mind is all over the place. We’re May and he reached back out (to congratulate me for my sisters baby). Said he’s in a much better place mentally, wants to meet up. CONTd in comments
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.
Has anyone starting trying to get pregnant after starting at a new firm or did you wait at least a year ?
Anyone struggled with this? I’m 30; I like the idea of having kids but also was never my “dream”. I get along with my friends’ kids ok, though I’d 100% hire a lot of help(love my career and would like to retain some freedom—the idea of not going to be able to go away for a weekend w my girlfriends/my husband with no kids troubles me).My husband LOVES kids, he takes charge of nearly all of the house chores, so I’d have support. People say don’t do it unless 100% sure;I feel I’ll never get there?
What's your firm's parental leave policy? Like how many weeks? Is it different for moms and dads (or primary vs. non-primary)? Wife and I are planning to have kids in the next two years and want to be in the best situation possible.
Anyone work at Grey LA? Any thoughts on the quality of work, culture, etc.? There’s only 1 Glassdoor review for the LA office
Looking for consulting openings in India. Have a background in Investment Banking Advisory and Strategy consulting at Big4. Looking at MBB and Accenture if any 🐠 can help. Please DM me in case of openings and possible referral.
SWEs… do you LeetCode even when you’re not actively interviewing? Like just for fun/keep the skills sharp?
Shout out to the exec on our call who is WFH... has web cam live on WebEx with no makeup and a hoodie on 💄 #spiritanimal
Anyone take courses/get a degree from Harvard Extension School? Experience? Was it worth it? Are you also able to build a network? Realize it’s not like an MBA, but that doesn’t fit my life now .
Been crying at least twice a day on this new project. It’s been a month of bullying (but hey, you’re the new kid, we’re just joking, that’s how we roll). It sucks SO much.
Just read an article about how the first doses of the vaccine will be doled out. Am I the only one who is really heartened by the global response to COVID-19? Sure, the US and other countries led by conservative despots bungled it, but, on the whole humanity came together, wore masks, hunkered down, made a vaccine in record time. These actions were largely motivated by fear but also compassion for vulnerable people. I mean, we did it y’all!
Customer Success Manager vs Product Manager at a startup - which one’s a better exit option (in terms of career opportunities, compensation growth, ease of transition from consulting, etc.)??
6 hour delay @ CLT Airport - If another frumpy woman in sweats and a puffy neck pillow hits me with her tacky rollerbag...
Looking for a job change in kolkata.. Total exp- 7.3 years Skills- Uft, postman, selenium, Tosca Location - kolkata, Bangalore Any opening in kolkata will be great... If not I can relocate to Bangalore.
Infosys -- 13 (Including 15% variable) -- Permanent WFH -- Technical Test Lead IBM -- 17 (Fixed) -- Bangalore location -- Band 7A Need suggestions on basis of: 1) Annual Hikes 2) Work Life Balance 3) Career Growth YOE: 7yrs Tech Stack: Testing
I’ve been going on interviews for product / owner and scrum master roles and the feedback I get “we feel you don’t have as much experience working with a team. For example, UX and QA.” I’m confused bc in my projects I had to do those roles (though they were smaller scale) How do I convince companies I’m capable?
Has anyone come back from being put on a PiP? My colleague just got one and is freaking out - her manager is overallocated like crazy, the other two media planners were laid off, and she’s the only one left standing. Her boss says she’s making too many mistakes - but they’re so short staffed. Any hope, or should she start looking now?
Any CFAs here? I am planning to start CFA prep in a couple of months. I have a B.Tech in Electrical and currently working as ERP Consultant (2+ yoe). I just want to get into Finance - is it worth investing time and money in CFA? Or are there any alternatives?
Is anyone else having difficulty when teaching pronouns now with non-binary terms? My students insist on the fact that Susan doesn’t have to be she it could be they. Answer key says she. How do we handle this?!?!
Don’t have LinkedIn premium, but want to reach out to a recruiter at a company I’m interested in (it’s a smaller startup, so no direct connections from my company/school there either) before cold applying on the website. Is the only way to reach out to get LinkedIn premium? Can’t find the recruiter’s email or any other contact info on their profile, but their bio says “we’re hiring!”
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!
Hey MBB Fishes! I have an offer to shift from a M (5 YoE, no MBA) position to a Consultant position at BCG - does anyone have any insight into expected change in responsibilities and salary range I should be pushing for?
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