Let's get a thread going of parental leave policies? What's the parental leave policy at your agency
Is there an appropriate timing to tell the firm that you are pregnant?How many weeks along?
What age were you when you had each kid? I'm 32 and we are trying for our first. SO is 36. But the endless relentless lectures from the women of my family about why "it's so late! Hurry! It's going to be impossible soon!!" is driving me insane. Ideally I would want it to be planned and natural, not IVF or anything, but you never know.
Anyone looked at getting pregnant in a non-traditional way- How did you find a sperm bank you liked or have a convo with someone you know to be a donor?
For moms in California - can anyone explain to me how the FMLA/Paid Leave works in coordination with EY’s sixteen weeks? It seems that all the new moms take 6 months and I’m trying to figure out how that works if we’re only given 16 weeks. My husband and I are currently waiting for an adoption placement so I have no idea when I’ll need to use it, but I’m hoping it’s sometime soon :) Since I’m not actually pregnant, asking these questions feels weird, but I keep reminding myself it’s okay. TIA!
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
Ladies with widow peaks and lots of baby hairs - what do you do to tame your hairline and have it look sleek and neat? I’ve considered doing laser hair removal for my baby hairs but open to ideas! For reference I have dark wavy hair.
What is a good suggestion for a weekend mom-baby/toddler date? Reconnecting with old college friends with toddlers/babies. Not sure what to suggest. Brunch? Morning walk?
How many days after a missed period do you take a pregnancy test? I’m so irregular that I’ve missed 2-3 periods in a row earlier this year without taking one (and wasn’t pregnant).
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
Serious question. What baby items are most expensive? (other than diapers, formula, college education, nanny.. Etc)
Does anyone have any tips for how to get an exclusively breastfed baby to take a bottle. My son is 5 months old and since he was 1 month old, I pumped maybe twice a week and gave him the bottle. From around 2 weeks ago, he refuses to drink the bottle, even when he is very hungry. I have tried different bottles and ensure the temperature is warm. The milk tastes normal (I tried a bit!). :/
How normal is it to be pulled off a trial team because you tell your boss you are moving after trial? I have a trial coming up first week of Oct. This case has been my baby, and I’m going to try it with my boss. I tell my boss up front that, for family reasons, I’ve gotten a new job and will be moving to another city two weeks after trial will likely end. He then gives my trial witnesses to another attorney, but is still going to make me do grunt work. Is he unreasonable or am I?
Hi Ladies, This is a lengthy post, about a family matter. I am seeking some advice from the sisterhood. I am a married mother of a boy who is in Pre-K. I have been married for 8 years now. Contd..
Went on a date and he has a child on the way....... should I just step away? would y'all date a man with a child on the way?
What type of gifts do you give for Mother’s Day?
Looking for blackout curtains for my toddlers room. Found these on pottery barn kids. Has anyone tried these? Don’t want to spend the money only to find out they don’t work https://www.potterybarnkids.com/m/shop/kids-baby-curtains-shade/blackout-curtains/
No shame in this brag moment: My baby brother is going going to be an SEC football player!!
Have about $50K to invest. Mostly sitting in checking/ online savings accounts. Where to put the money? Would like to diversity. Average risk tolerance.
Is it okay to ask for reimbursement for lease breakage fees ? It was an unexpired cost as we had hoped that our apartment would get re-let. Last minute building management is asking us to pay..
I pity those who revel in the "accomplishment" of have 100+ YTD utilization. Y'all got suckered by the firm.
What are our thoughts about physically fighting a belligerent woman as a man? Genuinely curious, I'm a Male and had a woman get physically aggressive with me yesterday and I could tell she was about to throw hands. Luckily the situation was de-escalated. But it got me thinking I have no idea what I would've done if she out her hands on me... My personal opinion used to be never put my hands on a woman unless my child or family is in danger or if she had a weapon But now Idk anymore
I am thinking of moving to London from US. Shocked by the salary differences. Anyone who moved successfully please share insights - websites to look for jobs - internal strategy roles & consulting ?
What does your firm allow you to count towards non-billable hours other than standard business development?
Daddy D is throwing around some pretty crazy referral bonuses right now. If I can hit four referrals, I’ll split evenly among all four + myself. Up to $10k per person and at least $2.5k per person. Put it in escrow and everything. So if you’re looking to change firms, a new opportunity, etc. DM me. Can easily negotiate a nice sign on bonus, and my offer should sweeten the pot.
Need advice: Got email from bank recruiter about a position. I go on linked to do research and see another position that’s different but one I have experience at so I apply for it. Continued...
Hello everyone, I gave first round of interview on Saturday after clearing hackerrank test for JPMC. I got this mail yesterday, does this mean I'm selected for consecutive rounds or can it be anything (including negative). Please let me know if anyone had been in similar situation. Thanks
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Any good recommended books on how to build a scalable product and team? I'm looking for recommendations for two areas: 1) in general laying the groundwork in a startup to have the tools and especially processes in place to scale, and 2) tactical focus on building a SaaS project. I've been promoted into a management role from Dev roots, so need to learn more PM processes to be an effective manager in day job, plus would like to start building my own SaaS solution.
Anyone who is on an H1B in consulting (strategy/ operations) tried visa transfer recently to Tech strategy roles? Wanted to understand if people have had a smooth sail or is there any reason to worry about timelines? Just can’t go on at McKinsey tbh. Thanks
Deloitte moms, did you get 100% of STD if you took maternity leave as a SC? I haven’t been able to get a concrete answer from MetLife for some reason and now concerned.
What are best practices for classroom management/behavior when it comes to flexible seating? I find that students I’ve worked with in the past argue about who gets the 3 flexible seats in the room.
If I’m in an M&A tax associate at a Big 4, is lateraling into a corporate group, not tax, in a Big Law firm easily done? Thinking NY market.
Deloitte’s Diversity & Inclusion group hosted Nicole Hannah-Jones today and it was a goddamn breath of fresh air to hear her speak candidly. Even called the firm out in some places. If you haven’t seen her NYT 1619 project, educate yourselves https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Re lateral search: Collective thoughts on whether a referral is good just to get you to a screener, or whether it carries any weight re hiring? Tis the season!
I love this company so much I'm not bringing my wallet to lolla just in case I lose my Amex
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