Did not think that I will be posting this here. Have regular altercation with wife. She keeps bringing some random things which I have done (most of things are taken out of context) and leads to arguments and she just tries to walk out. Have 1 kid , 3 yo. I want make this relationship work. Anybody faced similar situation and able to navigate through? Suggestions welcome.
One of my female clients is excited for me having a baby so she brings it up TONS. I am struggling with it because my work is not slipping and it derails other convos. 2 more weeks and offsite🤐
How are you keeping elementary kids busy this summer. We are in VA close to DC and looking for activities not related to weekly summer camps. IMO Those summer camps are not helpful to learn anything just in week. My kid will stay at home and i am trying to figure out monthlong activity kid can do. Enrolled in swimming. Anything else you got going
I recently start looking for job at other firms, but I found out I’m pregnant, should continue looking for other opportunities or stay at my current job until I take my maternity leave?
Anyone experiencing panic attacks and anxiety during pregnancy (along with inability to fall and stay asleep for a normal period of time)? I never had problems with anxiety/panic attacks/insomnia before. When I was pregnant the 1st time, it started when I was 27 weeks and lasted until I delivered. I am now pregnant again, it’s been 3.5 years, and Lo and behold - all these symptoms are back again, and I am only 25 weeks.
Consulted with my obgyn my 1st pregnancy- her solution was Benadryl
Moms, what is your opinion on goat milk formula? I am hearing conflicting things. My baby’s pediatrician did not recommend it, because these formulas are new and not enough studies have been done on them (as opposed to Similac and Enfamil which have been around forever). But I’m also hearing from some people that it’s closer to breast milk and easier to digest for babies. Have any of you done any research on this and have a perspective to share? Many thanks!
Losing my mind. 3 week old won’t stop crying. Spouse and I are going insane. Our LO barely sleeps for more than an hour and when she’s awake she’s basically always crying. At my wits end.
My father loves me very much but he is probably also the most abusive person I know. Him pushing me has opened doors that otherwise would be closed, but it's also poisoned my life experience and left me without the skills to do basic things in the world, like build relationships and get along with people. You'd never guess from talking to me, but I'm in pain
Anyone switch companies while pregnant/trying to become pregnant and still able to take maternity? I have been waiting months for a DOD job to open up and was about to apply. Then I learned that in order to have paid leave (and any job protection), I’d have to work with the DOD a year first before going on leave. Add 6-9 months for background checks to the process and any hope of that job went right out the door for me as I’m currently in the process of doing IVF.
Tomorrow they are requiring masks again and I was almost in tears when I found out. We have been mask free (recommended) since June and I feel like we are being muzzled again.￼ I am vaccinated, frustrated, and have been off of antidepressants since March. I don’t even want to go into work tomorrow. Anything is better than being virtual and I am trying to look at the bright side, but moving backward still burns. We have parent-teacher conferences coming up and I am hoping that it’s temporary.
My wife and her sister are likely to have a condominium gifted to them this year from their mother. It’s worth about $1m and we are trying to figure out what do with it as we like going there but need to cover operating costs. Likely to rent it, requires 30 day minimum rental but probably not hard to rent Anyone have experience with structuring gifted property like this and converting to rental? It has no mortgage attached. Trust, LLC?
Does anyone actually like the taste of alcohol? I feel like such a kid at social events.
Anyone from KPMG care to provide their experience? How’s the company with work life balance (I have a small child)? What are performance cycles like? Etc
Hi all, I currently have 5 years experience as a Salesforce developer and 10 years experience as a .net developer. I also have the Platform Developer I cert. I am currently based in Vancouver Canada and my salary here is $101,000 CAD, with no yearly bonus but I do get share options and the company is not IPO yet.
Is a good salary for my experience? It is so expensive to live here, the money doesn’t go far and I have a 10 month old baby. Just wondering if I should start looking for a new job.
How would you handle the following: I received an offer at $120k with stock options in a venture funded company. I just found out they don’t cover any dependents on the insurance (though they do cover me the employee 100%), have no 401k matching, and not eligible for mat leave (90 days) until after working there for 1 year (this is important as we do want to have another child soon.
How would you account for the value of these not being part of the benefit package? What’s a reasonable ask?
My mother-in-law is in US with green card and has been in India past 5 months. She is coming back next week but has medical needs that would require her to stay longer (overall more than 9+ months).
When you guys started feeling the kicks or baby moving, what was it like? I'm almost 20 weeks and feel something hard about 2 inches below my belly. It's usually right when I sit to watch TV at night. Am I feeling the baby's hand or foot?
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I have an employee who has been out on Mat leave since beginning of October. She is scheduled to come back beginning of Jan. Today I received an email from our employee asking if she can work the following schedule for the month of Jan: two week 3 days on, two off and then another two 2 days on, 3 off. This is due to COVID and not wanting to put the child in daycare (which I totally get). Not being in a situation like this before, how do I respond?
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New mama here. My breast size is increasing by the day! My breast and shoulder/neck will be one soon 😂😭
Ive got a hedge fund research interview at an asset manager coming up. Spec is to contribute towards manager selection, research HF strategies, emphasis on both quantitative and qualitative research.
Anyone know what kind of skills they might be looking for? Particularly on the quant side as i have less experience there
Oh MCO, how I hate you so.
Which company is bigger? Accenture or Adobe??
Does anyone know of how to get an entry level Project Management/Scrum master job with a Computer Science undergrad degree but no masters? Would certification be required? Any advice would be appreciated.
What’s up with Anomaly these days?
I'm trying to find other opportunities as a research associate; however, I am disabled and I never know if I should disclose my disability. Its visibly present but has never hindered my ability to do tasks in a lab. Can anyone give me advice as to if I should disclose the application?
Please help me with your suggestions and advise on my next career move.
I'm in BFSI as a Lead BA/Product Owner (60/40) innovative,digital banking products.
I have two offers- contract roles (6 months initial length)
1.Senior Tech BA in Financial services org where I will contribute to New Payments Platform(NPP) and work with range of stakeholders banks,regulators,Fintechs
2.Technical Product Manager with a multinational large retailer(UK).
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Found this website, check out their methodology. Remember that no website, TV news, nor the AP get to “call an election”. This is for informational purposes only! https://everylegalvote.com/country
I’m revamping my resume, what makes a good resume? What are some things I should include? Definitely hard numbers, like sales quotas, but what about soft skills? I’m trying to target Director-level roles.
Did Tide beat last year just now?
Does anyone have advice on how to break into the field as a new graduate? I am completing a masters degree in Trust and Wealth Management. I want to work with complex and sophisticated trusts, transfer taxes, family limited partnerships. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
My practice group asked what Juneteenth was today. I was torn between being the only POC and having to explain to a white group the history, and hearing scoffs about it being a firm holiday……
First time traveling by plane/ taking a vacation (to Caribbean) with our infant (5 months). Any “what I wish I knew” tips??
What was your journey working as a technical consultant specialized in Data Engineering? And how do you like your work so far?
Is good or Ok to share the offer letter of any company to the HR while negotiating the offer with other.
They want to see my current in hand offer
Can anyone pls tell if TCS onboarding is virtual onboarding or physical one?
I will be joining TCS in the month of Jan.Tata Consultancy
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I’m not American, have no SO, and can’t seem to go home or do much traveling domestically either because of COVID. Any inspiration from people in similar situations on how to spend 2 weeks of PTO time before it expires..?
Anyone need an afternoon laugh?
Cheers to whomever first talked up Ergatta in this bowl. It's awesome! So fun, but a great workout!
Anybody else wondering why Jordan agreed to film the last dance? Was he just trying to make sure that no one liked him ever again? I mean he literally offended everyone possible.
When did vaccines and mandating them become so divisive and political? Most colleges (and some jobs) have always required proof of vaccination for MMR, HPV, etc well before Covid. Now everyone seems to be all up in arms for Covid vaccine and work mandating them. The science to make a vaccines isn’t new (which explains the speed) nor is the mandates to get vaccines. The vaccine is also clearly effective so this “debate” seems silly at this point
If we thought about it back in March, we probably could’ve predicted which companies would do well, like Zoom, Amazon, Instacart, etc. And invested accordingly. Anyone have any thoughts for forecasting the next few months? ￼Opportunities to take advantage of?
Why are some people (employees, not companies) hell bent on getting everyone back to the office?
Looking for excuses to avoid going in anytime soon
I had my first dental cleaning in two years yesterday. Hygienist tugged at a spot back on my wisdom tooth and out popped a huge piece of tartar. She asked if I wanted to see it and I said no and almost passed out. Don’t skip those dentist appointments my fellow 🐠 .
Thanks for coming to my Ted talk.
For the attorneys (or former attorneys) on this bowl- what are my chances of getting into a decent law school with a low GPA but high LSAT score? I’m looking to pivot and have been out of undergrad for 10+ years- end goal would be to join the military as a JAG, but I understand the available slots are few and highly competitive. I believe positioning myself by attending a top 20 school would increase my chances, but I need to first understand how realistic or unrealistic I’m being.
What's for dinner tonight fishies?
I just started re-watching Sopranos from the first episode. I never realized how funny it really is when I originally watched it when it first cabb NBC evout.
Can work force you to take your PTO days?
I'm starting to think I have real anxiety problems. How did you know when it was a real issue and how did you get help for it.
To understand what is happening in the US, this is the closest to truth I have found. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=avbIhMi9OWg
Well, this is unsettling:
I am currently on medical-leave (California) because of job related stress induced seizures and I don’t want to go back to the company after my leave ends (July 1st). They have made it explicitly clear that in the next iteration of our client contract that things will become even more stressful. That is not conducive to my body healing.
I’m curious to know if it would be possible for me to successfully negotiate a severance package, and if so, how might I go about that?
Does anyone wear golf sunglasses? Need nice gift for avid golfer who already has every golf gadget there is, plus clubs, shoes etc. It seems the golf sunglasses are designed to avoid blocking your view of the ball,but some of them look odd. Any opinions?
My husband never reads and wants to start reading as a new hobby. What is a good book that you would recommend for a 40 year old man? Not self help books, but maybe something with action. I think he would like the Bourne series, but he saw all the movies so he's not interested, but something similar.
My mom is currently in Mexico and slated to come back to NYC this Friday. Better for her to stay there or some here?
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