This is for the old timers. Is teaching now harder than when you started? With experience jobs are supposed to become easier. However, I started teaching when we still used chalkboards and attendance was hung by my door. I feel all these advancements that have supposedly made life easier has made our jobs harder.
Hi, I’m currently on parental leave and interested in doing some minor side huddling like case coaching or college essay editing etc. Something consultants can do well and easily. Are there known websites/ forums to offer these services and get connected to clients?
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.
(Parenting adjacent) How does anyone juggle a chronic illness with work and kids? I’ve already done a long leave of absence and dropped from partner track to staff attorney. But I miss about three days of work a month ill, plus doctor appointments and having two kids (9 and 10, one autistic). We moved in with my parents and brother so I have help, but I’m so tired. (Their father isn’t an option for support of any kind). Suggestions?
Just became dad of 2nd kid.Let's say if you have to pull diaper duty night shifts (12- 5 am) what would you take, drink to avoid extra fatigue. With my first one I could drink redbull and sleep in the noon. Now I am so exhausted by morning and sugar rush wears off after couple of hours. I am taking double dose of daily recommended b complex but not sure how safe is that for a month. Any thoughts or ways to deal with exhaustion.
Loved comments on law books for summer reading. Pasted responses. Two questions:1-Recommend recent outstanding Fiction/Non Fiction reads. 2-Any especially suited to Audible listening? Thanks! --- Bryan Garner's book with Scalia-Making the Case and The interpretation of legal texts-Blood Harriet Tyce-Devil Take the Hindmost-More Money Than God-Barbarians at the Gate- The Quantum Magician-Taking of Getty Oil-Swimming lessons for Baby Sharks by Grover Cleveland-Shane Read's Art of Cross Exam.
I’m pregnant!!!!!!!!!! So excited.
Going up for “early” promo to M after 2 years as SC (considered early since I do not have an MBA). Was on maternity leave so technically 1.5 yrs but have great track record in M role...
The youngest baby boomers are either 54 or 55. In about 5 years all of them will be out. Does feel like there would be a dramatic change in our industry?
Father of two young kids (both <= 3), we are now considering a third. I’m already struggling to make time given a busy work schedule as a Partner with relevant travel...am I completely crazy?
Novice question - are formulas expensive - can someone give me a ballpark for a good organic formula? I am pregnant with my second and don’t think I can manage a toddler and go through breastfeeding with a new born all by myself. Also open to combo feeding ideas where I breast feed during the day and formula during the night if you have done something like that.
Pleasant red eye flight gets better when a kid next to me constantly kicks me in his sleep
On ✈️ in front of a very whiny little kid with a great mom. "Kira, see all these other people sitting here quietly? You need to be a big girl and do the same. And then you get a cookie." It worked!
So I'm just going to put it out there, how realistic is it to have a child while being a women consultant?
How old was your baby when you went back to full time travel? With my first it was 9mos and my boobs dried up quickly. Now that I’ve had my 2nd, I want to wait longer so I don’t risk ending bf’ing...
What are your guidelines on nannies getting together for play dates at someone’s home? Do you call or text the parent beforehand? Require they meet in public until you’ve introduced yourselves?
Mega backdoor Roth question, my employer allows this and currently on track to max out 401k/HSA/Roth IRA and also contribute regularly to a 529 plan and a taxable brokerage account. Would it make more sense to stop contributing to 529 and brokerage and instead put that full amount into mega backdoor? I have years of Roth IRA contributions to pull from if needed and another decade before first kid is in college. We have a cash emergency fund and would keep brokerage account just not add to it.
My SO has been a pot smoker for nearly 20 years. He's smoked nearly daily since he started in college, sometimes multiple times a day. I've always had issues with it, but since he was high functioning I didn't mind it too much until we recently had a child together. After baby was born, he continues to smoke multiple times a day and didn't have a problem with his family smoking in the house until I called him out and got into a huge fight. Continued in the comment...
Folks with larger dogs: Do you feel safer or have example of how your pup has helped you feel more secure? I intend to adopt a dog & security is a concern of mine as crime continues to rise where I live and I am a single female. Thanks for your feedback, all!
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your agency. Does your agency do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories about being a working parent.
I'm pretty sure I have Covid-19. Getting tested tomorrow. Been having dry cough and now cant smell or taste. I have young kids who seem to be ok so far and I'm a single mom so cant isolate.
I had final round interviews at Deloitte last Friday, July 30th…I’d be an “experienced hire” joining at the Senior Consultant level. When should I expect to hear back?
If you are called overqualified while interviewing for a position, does this immediately mean that you won't be considered at all? Is this a bad thing?
Has any PwC 🐠 on H-1B successfully taken a LOA or extended medical leave? I’m severely burnt out to the point where considering quitting and moving back to India. Tried switching jobs but rejections 😓
🐠🐠 Wondering how you'd perceive a person in a C-Suite or leadership position: - typically a smooth talker - acts like he was struck by lightning when things don't go his way, though it shouldn't have been a surprise - claims to have low EQ when he causes misunderstandings, yet doesn't take action to resolve it, or get help to raise his EQ - says he doesn't know anything about current events (or ones from a few years ago) or keeps up with news because he only has Netflix, no cable & such
Anyone from Avanade here? Negotiating an offer with them and want some insights into their work culture/benefits/progression.
I've got an interview at Strategy& for a senior associate position - any tips on what to expect or things to say / not say?
Does anyone have the 2020 SHRM books for sale or to borrow? My job won’t contribute towards my certification. I’ve already paid for my test. I have the books from 2015 but I’d like to study from the 2020. I tried finding them online to purchase but sellers of affordable books aren’t responding.
Hi EY and Fishes everywhere! I might be getting an offer to join tax as an S1 (or exp. assoc), probably not being able to start until mid August based off how the process has been. However, I currently work at a mid size firm and we’re already getting into busy season. How would it look if I asked EY to postpone my start date till after 10/15 and say that I’m not ready to be thrown into a Big 4 busy season and that I don’t want to leave my current firm out to dry. Thank you all so much! @EY
@Deloitte consultants: what's the process to get GC process started? 1Y SC on OPT here ( H1B in process)
Status-less friend is staying at chicago Sheraton for his birthday; think I could get the hotel to hook it up with champagne for him with my status as a surprise?
Biden Administration Tipping Point? I’m starting to think the wheels are coming loose on the Biden administration train. The Delta variant is still eating up the news cycle and the idiotic back and forth on masks and Fauci’s nefarious plot/imminent sainthood are keeping most of the debate away from the simmering underlying issues. My guess is that a year from now we’ll be looking at mid terms no longer defined by a pandemic response but by inflation, deficit, crime and immigration.
Any 🐟 knows if there is a bonus when signing with Deloitte ? If there is one, what is the range for a Manager role? Thanks!
How is the business growing in SAP practice at PWC? Is there any way we can get insights into the practice growth, compensation for specific bands, peers etc and if yes which resources can I check. Also, is PWC bigger than EY in terms of growth/business ?
Anyone got their masters in compsci? If so, how did it help you advance in the workforce? I was thinking about applying to Columbia masters in compsci.
What do you do when your in a job that you don’t care to be good at? I feel like manager may start to catch on! I have been told I’m good at the role but no interest in progressing - other then for promotions. But not motivated by money atm
Is international tax a better career path than financial services tax? Thinking in terms of comp, exit opps, work/life balance in NYC
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