Would you start traveling again if it meant getting off the bench? Haven’t left my house in over a month but now I’m interviewing for a client across the country. My wife at home is pregnant.
My wife is pregnant. Do the general courtesies of telling your manager/work beginning of 3rd trimester still apply during covid/work from home? Her industry has been hit hard and her job has been doing furloughs and layoffs. We can get pretty far without telling due to WFH but don’t want to put her boss in a bad position either.
This child is a genius…look at the capitalization, punctuation, and spacing! 😜🍷🍸🍺🍹 Happy Friday!
Parent will call me by my first name instead of my last and it’s getting on my nerves. What should I do?
Long story short - my nanny has many conservative values - mom shaming breastfeeding in public, gender specific roles, considering boys better than girls etc. it never bothered me before and I have learned to co exist with her however now my toddler is speaking and understanding more I am worried about him being influenced by her. Further she also has comments against my SO being too involved parent & calling out son as cutie, hugging toddler etc as he is a boy. Contd..
My one month old has horrible painful gas. When I spoke to our pediatrician he recommended that I space out his breast-feeding schedule to help with the gas. It really hasn’t done much and his gas is still pretty bad to the point of him crying screaming and he can’t sleep on his back I literally have to sleep with him on my chest in order for him to sleep. any tips on how to help relieve the gas
Ladies, I know Deloitte has 16 week parental leave. What’s the policy for your company ( BCG, Bain, McKinsey, PWC, Etc)? Thanks.
Juggling a child and staying focused at work is becoming more difficult. Both men and women, how do you deal with this? Lack of sleep and time is starting to exhaust me and work is never done.
I’ve been asked to weigh in on how to improve my firms parental leave policy. It’s currently 8 weeks paid for birth parent with an extra week for each year at the firm (up to 12 weeks total) and 2 weeks paid for non-birth parent. I’m in a major city, firm is a boutique that has been around a very long time. What would you suggest? Any studies or research you’ve seen recently on trends in parental leave policies also helpful. I’d like to have some sort of data to back up what I recommend. TIA!
I really don’t think there’s a chance that the SCOTUS overturns Roe. I would hope this affirming decision further slams the door on states trying to legislate what happens in a doctor’s office between a pregnant woman and her doctor. There’s always a chance this swings the other way, but this SCOTUS so far has a non partisan approach, regardless of what the media has portrayed. The panic seems unwarranted.
Any advice for a newly pregnant consultant (6weeks in)? Do people usually go for appointments and scans without telling anyone at work till the required time to give notice? Currently on a busy project so a bit worried going through first trimester without work’s support, already struggling with energy levels and nausea
I am not from the US and taxes overwhelm me; the first few years I did them with TurboTax and it was fine but then I entered a domestic partnership and had a baby. I also bought a house (that I don’t live in), so I went to H&R Block to give it a try assuming they could advise me on optimizing my return, it seemed that they are completely transactional as the person is just typing numbers in a form. Any recommendations on how to navigate personal taxes with an actual advisor?
I don't think I'll ever be having a family with kids but totally jealous of parental leave/days off. Is that normal?
Anyone have parents who constantly disapprove of your career choices? I’m trying to quit consulting for better WLB and pay but my dad gets mad every time I bring it up. I don’t know what to do.
What was your utilization like after taking parental leave? About to take a couple months and I’m curious how much it will impact my year end utilization % (not that this will impact how long I take off).EY
Advice for attacking the data room and putting together my first sell-side disclosure schedules? (Baby M&A att’y 2 months in). I have an associate mentor who encourages me to flag items I don’t understand and will walk through them with me, but at this point, the only thing I understand is that I don’t even know what I don’t know and what I do know that I don’t know is basically everything.
My ex fiancé from 5 years ago literally started following me and liked pictures on my insta. He’s married with a kid now. Like why? 🤦🏻♀️
I feel sad for my baby because she has no family nearby to love on her. Both sets of extended families live abroad and haven’t met her yet because of the pandemic. Sometimes we are so tired after work that we just let her entertain herself most of the day. How can I create the best environment for her?
Any firms with good parental leave policies? Or are most through short-term disability or only partial pay?
I found out today that my employer doesn’t offer any paid parental leave (maternity or paternity). This isn’t a major issue now, but my wife and I are planning on trying in a year or so from now. How many other employers don’t offer any paid leave at all? Coming from public accounting this seemed outrageous to me, but curious to see what other companies are like.
Hi! I am in need of some art directors and art sups on my teams. Launches for rare disease states. Live anywhere because this is permanent remote. Please DM me if you’re looking for a new challenge.
Hi All! Does any have insight to the company culture at AMEX? Is it somewhat friendly? Inclusive? Are they 9 to 5 or do they burn the midnight oil? Any and all insights are greatly appreciated. Thanks!
I’m the one whose ex won’t pay for college - and I have an update. My ex texted me today that he and his wife are buying our son a car (!!) for Christmas. On the one hand, it’s one less expense for me. On the other hand, my ex won’t pay for college and he owes me at least $10K for previous medical expenses, but he can find money for a car - which is a “fun” expense that will get him brownie points with our son. Whatever - my son benefits, but talk about a “Disneyland Dad.” Ugh.
Been interviewing and noticed that HR has been super up front about salary. Like quoting actual $. In the past, they’d only talk numbers after the offer has been given. Anybody notice the same thing?
Do you guys think that working in NYC/LA ( big markets) and working in smaller markets ( Midwest, southwest, north east ( excluding tri states)) have the same Grueling hours?
Senior: your bill isn't worth as much as mine so spend more time learning the 1120 & the schedules. Also senior: why did you charge so much to this client? I think you need to keep better track... 🙃
General question / opinion. How does the general industry view seniors that leave prior to making manager. Do hiring managers and recruiters view those individuals as people who couldn't "hack it" or
Gibson Dunn: What are people’s thoughts on the quality of work, firm culture, diversity, and career opportunities?
Has anyone successfully negotiated to be paid the MBA salary as a non-mba employee? Considering we do the same exact work…
Does anyone working in M&A Post Merger Integration, OCM, or Transaction Support have any thoughts on PHR (Professional Human Resources) certification? Worth pursuing?
Deloitte M&A, what is your travel schedule like? Any opportunity to work remote on DD for example (besides fri wfh)?
Need tips for dating someone with a kid
What is the salary range for a FSO business consultant at EY in a tier 1 city? 0 years of experience
Slalom moms, could you share any details on Slalom’s paid parental leave / maternity leave policy? How is your work-life balance? Would love to especially hear from people at the Principal level.
Why is unlimited PTO a scam?
Thinking of taking a LOA for mental health. Has anyone here done this? Has it helped regain mental clarity/motivation? I wake up and do nothing, feel really unmotivated by work and depressed.
My CD is great, but I get frustrated with so much unconscious bias when it comes to my male partner and I. My CD discusses politics and sports with him, and babies and pop culture with me.
Hello, How is life at Deloitte india ( Offices of the US) ServiceNow practice.. I have offer from KPMG global services as well for slightly higher package.. Which one would you suggest
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