Today would have been my baby shower. I’m so sad we couldn’t spend this gorgeous day with family and friends but I’m so thankful they took time to call, text, FaceTime and send tons of gifts. ❤️
Advice please! Want to move my baby boy (9 mo) in same room as my toddler son (2.5 yo). Both sleep through the night and have good sleeping habits. When is a good time to do this? What to do/not do?
Hi all! I’m doing some research on parental leave policies to make a case to improve ours. How many weeks does your policy offer? Does it differ between “primary” and “secondary” caregiver? Birth vs other means of growing your family? I’m particularly interested in independent shops, but would love to hear from folks at the network agencies as well. It you could comment with your agency name, I’d be super grateful. Thank you thank you! ❤️
I’m loving these TikToks where the moms calls to opt her child out of in person education. This is one of them: https://vm.tiktok.com/JFjjYTo/
I recently lost a parent. It seems so unfair that if this happened during the summer I would only have to pretend to be ok for 40 hours a week, as opposed to now where 60 hours is the expectation.
Any considerations when disclosing to the firm that your wife is pregnant? Debating when to share the news...
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.
Senior, pregnant and worried about busy season because half the seniors in my practice quit in the past two months. Directors have said to seniors “brace yourself”. I am already stressed and high risk and off my ADHD meds and struggling a lot to get work done. Is it worth taking maternity leave early and “screwing over” my teams? I feel guilty. Doctor suggested to take medical leave if I am struggling. Need advice 😢
When telling your project team that your pregnant and expecting in a few months, do you tell them in person on the phone or is sending an email okay? I get telling your immediate team member who you interact with in person is probably better, but what about senior leaders who you may only talk to once or twice a month?
Friend runs a company and hired a VP of Sales to help grow the business. Guy got some relocation $ and was supposed to start 2 months ago. Ever since he said his kid had an accident and from that point on kept pushing the start date back claiming he has to do something related to the accident. He hasn’t sent any proof to HR, has been requested twice claims he will but then doesn’t. And has pushed his start date back half a dozen times. How should I advice him to proceed?
Real talk 2: if you decide to have children, it’s entirely possible you will not like the child at first (or at various points). It’s a huge decision, and having complex feelings about the matter is completely valid
Pregnant fish / fish w pregnant SOs - are you planning to travel during your pregnancy with the pandemic going on?
First day back on the job after paternity leave. Never had a harder time leaving the house than this morning...
Curious to hear the feminine perspective on this post. Someone mentioned using seeking.com presumably for the more traditional sugar daddy/baby dynamic. But several other commenters said they use it do regular dating, and that many women on there are using it to filter to successful/financially stable men for ltr. Do any women here actually do this and if so has it been worthwhile? I’m tired of Bumble/Hinge but I don’t know if this is a good step or not? Or are there other dating websites you’d recommend https://joinfishbowl.com/post_h1fxsshrrt
Did anyone accept a job while pregnant? When did you tell your new employer and how did they react?
Which big law firms have the best maternity/ parental leave policies? I heard Latham and PW is 6 and 5 months. Where else?
Hi everyone, I’m interviewing at Accenture for a UX Design role in the UK, and would love to ask about the process and best practices for it. Many thanks in advance!
What pair of black dress shoes would you recommend for daily wear at the client site? (Typically just wear a button down and slacks with the occasional blazer)
Currently making $135k base (expected to get $10-15k bonus end of year) Received an offer at a boutique firm for $120k + $15k bonus Y1 with potential to jump to TC of $160k+ in Y2. This company has much better WLB and more interesting work, but feels dumb to not take advantage of other firms potentially offering a huge salary jump for switching right now. Do I keep looking?
14 people on EY USA had been barred from coming to usa. Who knows, thet were out of country for vacation, maybe meeting an ill relative or even attending a funeral. But that's none of my business
Is it just me, or is the big 4 sales culture low energy? I get the RFP process is painful, having done it in other industries myself, but the way I've seen most people sell in these firms seems mediocre for the amount of support that gets thrown at these opportunities. Maybe it's the ex-finance consultant in me, but the approaches I've seen in my 5 year tenure so far have me thinking this isn't catering to my strengths and won't be the best move to stick it out to SM/PPMD.
Where do y’all see the future of M7 going? In the next 20-30 years. Will there still be an M7 or will MBAs be obsolete as more and more elite companies do direct promotion? Will HSW still exist or will the value prop of a brand name be diminished a ton with the continuous rise of tech/AI, etc?
Thoughts on vacations: is it unrealistic to be left alone while you’re on vacation, even if it’s planned well in advance? Starting to feel like time away is impossible & slowly creeping into burnout
Hello Fishes, Currently having 3 years 3 months of experience, non MBA, with the below skill set. Certified in Aera, Anaplan and o9 solutions. Worked on python and sql for SCM Analytics. Current CTC 15LPA. Can you suggest what should i be expecting in i join the industry and in a startup for a consulting role.
Which pet insurance do you recommend for a 1 year old pup? Has had a rough stomach so vet trips were often. Has slowed down now
In a world of remote consulting work…. How long can the US maintain its high premium over European and, esp. developing market consulting? Both price tag to clients and significantly higher salaries for the people. I imagine may move faster at Big 4, etc. than MBB, but within MBB the huge cost and salary differentials feel… increasingly hard to maintain (even though I think the differential has actually gotten bigger, not smaller in the last two years). Thoughts?
My firm is hiring one level above me and is just looking for someone with 1 year more of experience than me. Is it to assume I’ll get promoted to this level in a year? New to the shop myself
Is our 401k match with Accenture on a vesting schedule? Can't find this information on the live well website
Fish that use Audible to listen to books, does it have a decent number of personal finance books that are at the non-premium tier? I couldn’t figure out or find a search/list of unlimited included books… I did see the premium tier has 1-2 book credits a month
Were anybody gradschool interns here at b4 midsize? I'm going to graduate right after my internship ends and wanted to know if it's typical to start right away instead of the year gap for undergrad.
If you're looking for something unique to post in your digital classroom i posted an audio field trip to Mackinac Island. https://anchor.fm/josh-h/episodes/Mackinac-Island-Field-Trip-eci0nb
Can anyone help me with kind of questions I can expect for .Net developer interview 3 years experience. Data structures and algorithms or just project based questions
Best office chair?! I’m WFH until at least Jan 22 and I need to upgrade my desk chair. Suggestions? I know the Herman Miller is awesome but would love to spend less than $1k. Around $400ish
Boomerangs - Did you get a raise when you boomeranged back to your old big 4 firm? If so, how much? Tips to negotiate.
MBB 🐠: I’ve got 3yrs consulting experience at IBM (agile exp.), state school for undergrad, CSM and secret clearance. Do I have a shot at associate at MBB or do I absolutely need to pursue MBA first?
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