I am not looking for a fight, but I was talking about this and thought it would be a good place to poll the masses. Opinions on CRT?
So, apparently my school has the lowest teacher attendance this year. As teachers- what would be a good incentive to get perfect attendance and not use your PTO?
What if you are mandated for a Vaccine? We know there are different ways to look at this; moralistic, political, personal and professional. Never the less, I'm pretty sure of the dilemma each of us will face in the near future! I'm interested hearing what your thoughts if confronted?
5wks pregnant and wondering — when did people tell their teams they were pregnant? I’m mindful that we’re “always on” during COVID, and I’m thinking about dr appts and what to do if/when morning sickness shows up, since I’m on zoom ~6hrs/day... but it’s also so painfully early. Would love to hear how other moms have handled! Did this allow you to create better boundaries for things like protecting your sleep and stress?
Just got a positive pregnancy test within hours of my mum passing away early this morning. I have never felt this depth of pain, I didn't even get to share the news with her. I'm trying to be strong for my baby but this is one of the toughest days of my life!
Sometimes I feel like I'm the only person in advertising who isn't fiercely competitive. I just wanna make a decent living, work hard but not too hard, spend time with my husband and my kid, do some good work... Meanwhile everyone I know through work is constantly gunning for a promotion or moving on. It works for them, but it's not my game. Anyone else ever feel this way? I wanna find my people.
Now that my school is completely in-person, I’m noticing that the students who were online last year are pushing back on everything we do in school. Following the most basic of rules, directions, or fun is a struggle. I teach 8th grade, but I coach in the high school. I’m seeing it across the board. Is anyone else seeing this too? Is your school or district addressing it with any preventative measures social-emotional supports?
Coming here, to get the opinions of the professional working-class left (and maybe some moderate/-right) who frequent the bowl. I want to attend Xmas with my extended family. ie. Many aunts, uncles, cousins, 2nd cousins, cousins' father/mother-inlaws etc. So whole age group 0-65 I am in Florida, and they are in NJ. I do not want to wear a mask. I will be asking the hosts if that is OK. If they say no, I will not attend. If they say its fine I will. What is this audience's opinion on that?
Favorite legal books? Currently a few months into my maternity leave and feel like I need to prop open a book.
Why do people think $100k is a high salary in 2021? Intellectually we understand that inflation continually reduces the purchasing power of each dollar, but emotionally we seem stuck to this specific dollar figure being the line for struggling banking comfortable.
🐠 who have kids late (maybe after 35?), are you worried that your teenage kids might be embarrassed by how old you are? Other moms/dads are in their 30s, nice looking and cool, but we are in our late 40s even 50s.
What do people buy as gifts for a kids communion? Not my kid, just a friends kid…what is proper gifting etiquette?
NYC parents with kids less than 3 YOE: SO and I are moving from a 1BD into a 2BD for more space. If we plan to have kids - what were some important criteria / nice to have that you looked for in a place? Our 1BD is close to 800 sq ft in Manhattan. Examples: Separate room for the kid (must have) Outdoor place (our current apt has a huge private park - is this useful for babies / small kids) Bathtub - heard it makes bath time easier Doorman / elevator (must have for us)
Now a 4 year old is attacked?? NYC has to address its homelessness/mental illness problem ASAP. There has been no safety net since the pandemic and so many people are running the streets https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/4-year-old-boy-punched-in-the-head-in-times-square-suspect-has-lengthy-record/3563081/
It’s so frustrating that we females can experience a variety of symptoms which at a certain age could accurately indicate that you’re either getting your period, pregnant, or starting menopause.
Moms in the group... do you really need your mum’s support postpartum if you already have support to help with food, cleaning, baby care, etc etc(in-laws are already here and I thought my parents could come in a few months after baby’s birth). Parents are making this an emotional thing saying stuff like “a girl definitely needs her mother after delivery,etc,etc.”. But I’m not sure I can host all 6 adults under the same room for a month! Too much drama!! Help!!
My Father-in-law is hilarious. He just told my hubby and I to rub sanitizers on our legs if we must go out. 😂😂
My baby just turned 12 months old last week but isn’t walking independently or talking. He says Mama but mostly when he’s crying for me and isn’t that consistent. He does babble with inflection and does seem to understand when I’m speaking. He walks fast with a push walker toy and will take steps when I hold his hand but doesn’t seem interested in standing independently or trying to let go of furniture and take steps. Is this in the range of “normal” or should I begin to worry?
I️ lost a parent and am overwhelmed with anxiety of the long grieving process I now will encounter on top of getting back to reality and my job routine.
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Oh the one and only Westin smell...
When you wake up on a Monday morning and dance in your bed because you're on PTO for the next two weeks💃🏽💃🏽
Which ever consulting firm was responsible for this Marriott and SPG merger clearly did not think this through...
My client POC has been off line 2hours and there's a big shit going on.... :) more business for us
Work with TV on : that's Friday :-)
Live in SF but considering relocating because CoL is absurd. Thoughts on transferring internally vs new opportunities? If new, how do I bring my SF salary to somewhere with a lower CoL.
If you're gonna comment on here and not even upvote your own comment then you're missing the low hanging fruit.
Started dating a director at my client (not on the project) decided to surprise her at her place with cup cakes & flowers on her birthday to find her wearing sexy lingerie waiting for someone else..
When you have an aching feeling that you could be doing more to get ahead in your career but are burnout at the same time #deepthoughtintheshower
Can someone explain the jump from career level 11 to 9 - bus & technology team lead? Is the next step consultant?
2020 Quote of the Year: “You’re on Mute”.
My friends little sister is graduating undergrad and has an offer from Strategy& for $100k and McKinsey for $90k (pretty sure McK is going to bump soon). Im obviously biased to McK but want to show her other perspectives. Which one should she choose and why?? And and all feedback is welcomed!
Been on the bench for 2 months, getting staffed finally, and my wife is upset that I'll need to leave Sunday nights. 😞
Everyday I get squashed in meetings as a female minority analyst. I didn’t believe in sexism until I entered the workforce.
Why is the expense report system so shit? If it takes the average consultant 1 hour/wk, if we're billed at $500/hour (SWAG), expense time costs a firm with 10K consultants ~$250M pa...
Kpmg people: my friend got an offer as a Business Process group associate in KTech. What is that and is it good?
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