I want to become debt free. We have a mortgage, student loans, kid in daycare and have limited our discretionary spending, so that's helped. Firm won't allow other sources of income. Suggestions?
For companies that will adopt more remote positions, do you think they’ll start offering candidates slightly lower salaries for the privilege of WFH full time?
“My child is 24 months” or “My child is 2 years old”? Pet peeve of mine to hear any “x months” after 11.
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
My mat leave ends next month and I am absolutely dreading it. I’m fortunate that my baby is easy going and sleeping well so my time with her has been great. I’ve been getting bad anxiety thinking about returning to work. I’ve seen women post about how they couldn’t wait to go back to work so I feel strange that I’m not like that. Anyone else been through this?
Has anyone been unjustly rejected by their children due to encouragement by other parent/grandparents/other? It happens usually during separation and divorce but could happen within a marriage. In many extreme cases, the child is prevented from a relationship with a parent due to a being blocked physically and emotionally. I'm currently in a toxic marriage where spouse and MIL badmouth me (among other things) to my 5 yo son to the point where he rejects, badmouths, and even bullies me.
Went in for a scan yesterday because I was having spotting and cramping at 12 weeks. The OB saw fluid behind the baby’s neck and is referring us to see a high risk doctor immediately. NIPT was negative. I’m panicking. Have any of you been through this?
Have you been seeing any creativity lately around gender inequity, child abuse, LGBTQ, PETA, guns rights, or other cause related marketing? Why not? Because none of them are trending at the moment?
Any ideas for a good Mother’s Day gift that can be purchased online before Sunday? Stores are closed in my city except for essential grocery and pharmacy items.
Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
Gifting etiquette - how much do you spend $ on gifts for baby showers? For context; the baby shower will be at home and my friend is more of an acquaintance since I recently moved cities
My mom tried to offer me fresh veggies to bring home, my dad chimes in "why give her the good stuff, they just go bad since she's never home" points to my father for realizing this after years!
Back in February, Cardi B was announced as the special guest for the last leg of Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic tour. Now, after the recent birth of her baby girl Kulture, Cardi has announced .. con’d
Tips on coping with an older parent that seems to have mental health issues but refuses to address them or take medications prescribed to him? Currently living at home to give my other parent ... cont
Any moms out there? Finding it really tough to work in consulting and be with my kid for only a few hours a day. Luckily I'm local, but not sure how long that will last.
Asked to switch seats on the plane because I was sitting next to a crying baby. FA looked at me real strange... apparently that's not allowed when the baby is yours 👨👧😢
ABCD trying to bag a fob girl. Help. Doesn't like to talk because her English isn't good. I just wanna say "baby girl don't worry keep speaking your language, I'll get it translated" 😏
Sound the alarm 📣🚨 - time for calls on X baby
In non-pandemic times, does MBB have alt-travel (instead of paying for your flight home, they can pay for someone else of your choosing to come to your client city or they pay for you to fly somewhere else for the weekend assuming equal or lesser cost)?
NYC. Group Account Director. Exceptionally experienced in a particular vertical (big names, pretty specialized) and looking to jump shops but stay in the same industry. Salary thoughts?
Have one night in wine country without accommodations planned. Anyone have insights / experience in Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance vis a vis Westin Verasa Napa?
Going to MBB from Tier 2...worth the switch?
Hello! I am looking to get into Product Management. Does anyone have any advice on the best way to get into it? Best certifications to take? Any books or courses as well? Any insight would be helpful. Thanks!
Hi everyone! Any hotel recommendations (Marriott preferably) to stay in Berlin and Hamburg? Thanks!
For those who interview what do y’all look for in your interviewees? I feel like when I ever interview for a technical role they’re looking for skills and experience first. But when I interview for a S&O/ functional role they’re looking for more fit, personality, and culture? Though i’m just at the SC level I’m probably wrong.
Can I create a new mileage plus account to take advantage of fasttrack challenge and get elite status for next year if I already have a mileageplus account .. what's the catch here ?
Professionals that moved / transferred to NYC (let’s pretend normal times), is the work culture as intense as it seems? How is it compared to where you moved from?
For those who went to strategy roles at late stage start ups/FAANG - how negotiable are the salary ranges for different geographies? a lot of recruiters are saying I’ll get a lower salary if i stay in texas vs. if i lived in SF. Are they trying to have more negotiating power or is this an actual legal thing / hard and fast rule which I’ll need to accept? I.e., is it possible for me to negotiate myself into a salary which is on the high end of the range for an SF employee while staying in texas?
Not proud of it, but I was hooking up with a co-worker/friend pre-COVID. I left the state when wfh started and we still talk every day, but nothing romantic. He made it clear at the beginning that he didn’t want to date because we’re co-workers. Stung a bit when I went on a dating app this morning and saw his profile. The rational part of me knows we’re only ever going to be buddies and that if he actually wanted me, then he’d make something happen. Looking for advice on how to get over this.
Vaccine mandate legal?? YES!!!! https://www.wsj.com/amp/articles/are-employee-covid-19-vaccine-mandates-legal-what-to-know-11627506537
I have to present to a client via video chat today. Guess I need to actually put on makeup and get dressed ...maybe just the top half.
Is just me or now that we’re WFH, when coworkers call your work phone unannounced is it bothersome? Like please ping me if you’re trying to get in touch with me (continued...)
Netflix vs Prime which do you prefer?
LOL Jones Day has to produce all 2012-2018 associate salary data for a gender bias lawsuit... get the popcorn, this ought to be good 🍿 https://www.law.com/americanlawyer/2020/07/09/jones-day-must-produce-associate-salary-data-in-gender-bias-suit-judge-rules/
Relocation: If you change offices (by own choice), does your salary eventually get adjusted for market/cost of living? Understand it will not immediately, but as part of the normal year end process?
It’s well known that the difference in work culture in Europe vs US is quite different. Can you comment on some of the differences when it comes to work/life balance, competitiveness, client dynamics
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