One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
Did any recently pregnant or currently pregnant mamas eat sushi while pregnant? It feels overly cautious to avoid entirely
Creatives, if I send you resources you asked for in an email or Slack and your response is to ask me send it to the PM instead, I immediately view you as a precious child. Don’t be a child.
I’m pregnant!? And I’m getting a job offer tomorrow. I need to know a million things like their insurance packages (I really want to keep my Kaiser insurance) and whether they offer paid leave before the one year FMLA mark. What else do I need to know? How do I ask all this stuff? How concerned should I be about disclosing my pregnancy considering I just tested positive, and I barely know these people?
Best way to network at a big firm is to make relevant TV show references by generation - Partner: Cheers - Senior Manager: Seinfeld - Manager: Friends - Senior/Staff: How I Met Your Mother
Does Microsoft let you use parental leave in the 1st year? I'll be 8months in if I accept the offer
My brother has 2 kids, aged 6 and 3. They never call or keep in touch but take full on advantage of my 77 year old mother who has health issues and debilitating back pain. They put her in stressful situations...she never says no because she’s too nice. Today called and said dropping off both kids FOR 6 days while they go on vacation to Florida for someone’s bday. I live in another state but am summoned to help take care of their kids with absolutely no notice. I say no & im the problem...
Hi. Could someone help with my dilemma. Been a senior for 2 years now and there’s no hope for promotion at all!! I’m also planning on growing our family and have a baby. But i could also move to another firm and get an AM/Manager position there. Which means delaying getting pregnant . What factors should i consider please help.
So I'm just going to put it out there, how realistic is it to have a child while being a women consultant?
Just need to gripe. My partner of 10 years and I don’t plan on having kids. Why shouldn’t I get a paid sabbatical in lieu of parental leave? (Could apply to straight peeps too)
Going up for “early” promo to M after 2 years as SC (considered early since I do not have an MBA). Was on maternity leave so technically 1.5 yrs but have great track record in M role...
Question for people with nannies/home child care in NYC…how much are you paying them? Any benefits being offered to them? Sick days? Paid holidays? Vacation? First time Mom and the range I am getting from candidates seems so high not sure what is fair in this field. I don’t want to short anyone working to care for my baby but also don’t want to feel like I am working just to pay for the care.
PwC moms, looking up the paid parental leave policy. It seems like even though I will be eligible for 26 weeks of leave, only 8 of these will be paid. Is that right, looking for guidance here.
5 months pregnant and let go for "performance issues." Anyone have luck doing contract/seasonal work and getting the company to agree to an earlier end date? Due 2 weeks before tax day 🙃
It's never too late to do anything.... Don't give up... https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/motorsport/ecclestone-flosi-baby-born-scli-intl-gbr/index.html
Just this second my long time boyfriend told me he is not planning on getting the vaccine. We were going to move in together in May/June. We each have a kid. Thoughts?
I posed the question to my FB friends: “My dear parent friends with school-aged children, will you please share with me your thoughts on your child returning to school this fall? With all of the debate and varying opinions, as a teacher, I would love to know what my friends think. Please be honest with me; I would love to know how you feel. I will not judge or comment, and I ask the same of those who respond. Please feel free to PM me as well.” It was eye-opening, tear-jerking. Please consider!
I’m switching to Deloitte but pregnant. Due in September... what maternity benefits will I get if any?
H fishes Currently working as Analyst with Deloitte-I in visualization competency with fixed pay 6.7 LPA and expected to get a promotion next year. I received a offer from Bain capability network to join their visualization team with fixed pay of8 LPA as an Analyst only. For that I will also have to pay back my joining bonus of 1.5 LPA to DI and I wont be able to avail my performance bonus of FY 20-21 i.e. 50k i.e. leaving DI will cost me 2LPA and a promotion next year . Shall I join BCN?
Anyone know about the hierarchy at Visa?
S1 audit comp in Atlanta?
Advice for a second round of interviews, now with key big wigs? Very excited about the place, great step up. Any tidbits of your own experience and advice would be greatly appreciated!
In South Philly, good spots to go out in the city? extra points for dives with groovy tunes
DELTA PLUS, are you KIDDING ME i am so tired DAMNNIT
Some call it quitting on your team, U.S. Gymnastics are calling it mental health issues. I'm calling it something more specific related to sports psychology: the yips. It's bad athletic performance having the yips, but when continuing can turn you into the next Elena Mukhina, backing out is the right call. Alternate history: Simone continues on, manages not to break her neck, but absolutely s**ts the bed and is criticized for taking the US off the podium when knew she wasn't on her game.
Has anybody taken the 16 weeks of paternity/maternity leave from big D? Does it mess with your promotion schedule?
When is it appropriate to ask for a raise? I've been at my company for a year. They gave me an automatic raise after 6 months but that was giving me what I asked for initially.
Hey mommas - My baby is 14 weeks old and I haven't gotten my period back yet. I'm worried I'm pregnant again. When did you get your period back? For context, I'm breastfeeding but not exclusively (I am pumping and nursing as much as I can though). I've been on the pill since 6 weeks and my husband used condoms for the first few weeks once we started again. Surprisingly, I can't find anything online that's helpful. Any sense of a timeframe would be tremendously anxiety-reducing!
BIPOC who started working in healthcare advertising and eventually were able to leave, how’d you do it? My spec book gets me interviews for junior and mid copywriter positions, but when they ask me what kind of work I’m doing at my current agency, the whole conversation goes south. They either become immediately disinterested, or beam up and suddenly the interview is only about an open pharma role, which is more frustrating because if I want to stay in health I’d go for copy supervisor roles.
I want to personally thank all the men who use emojis in work emails / skype meeting chat boxes. I now know who not to worry about.
Just got an offer with BDO in the Data & Analytics practice. 30% raise, lateral move (Manager 2 to Manager 2) and 20k signing bonus. Is it worth the move to go form PwC to a firm of that size?
Any insight on interview questions / questions to ask for a boutique firm interview? It seems like a lot of the conversation is around culture since it is such a small organization as well as having that entrepreneurial mindset. Thanks!
If you were laid off or fired would you apply for your current job? I was laid off from Big 4 audit in 2016 after working there for 2 years and it was one of the best things to happen to me. 1. It allowed me to reflect and decide what was important in my next career. 2. Losing a job isn’t as frightening as it seems. 3. Accountants have major job security as I got a job offer within 2 weeks. When you’re miserable at work ask yourself would you apply for your current job?
Anyone else think companies implementing travel bans are just rising this coronavirus wave to cut costs?
Might be a paranoid mom question - my 16 month old is starting daycare next week. So far, I’ve had virtual interviews/meet and greet sessions with the daycare staff. Today we went in for our in-person orientation and I noticed that my child is the only non-white kid in his class of 8. Not entirely shocking, but in my head (and having seen pictures in their catalog) I was hoping there would be a little more diversity. Should I be worried about my kid feeling left out because he looks different?
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