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!
Hi Ladies, anything to take care of when dating Paktstani men? He basically lives in Germany since he was a child and we‘re both working in Germany within the same company.
Would it be insane to buy a 1 bd home if there’s a possibility of having a kid in the next ~3 years? Assuming we’d have to look for a 2 bd if we do have a kid and try to rent/sell the 1 bd
What is the extent of details revealed in a background check? If I left voluntarily vs was let go - does that show up in a background check? Long leave of absence say 6 months (health or parental leave or just personal leave) - does that show up? Which specific teams I worked with or what kind of projects I worked on? Past promotion dates?
Thoughts on activity in the heat (90’s) while pregnant? I’m 4 weeks along and want to keep up golfing, but worried about the heat. (Doctor says it’s fine - looking for how any of you mamas actually felt)
Has anyone considered or is anyone a practicing SMBC (single mother by choice), while still being a full time consultant? Thinking about going down that road to have my own child.
What is Huron’s maternity leave policy?
The worst words I've ever had spoken to me were 'not compatible with life.' Today is the one year mark since the procedure and loss of what would have been our first child. I'm about to go on a bender 🥃
Thinking about staying married but living a separate life because we have a kid. So technically , being roommates until we can figure out what to do next. Pros and cons ?
Just found out my best friend's wife is pregnant and want to get her something. Any tips??
Moms, we are visiting family in the US, and we plan to buy diapers for our nine month old in the US. Should we buy Huggies from Costco, or the Kirkland brand? Baby is used to very soft Pampers here in Europe. Thanks!
Best books or podcasts on how to introduce discipline as a baby moves towards toddler-hood? No idea how to discipline or set boundaries but know that it is needed. Where to start?
What do you get for parents expecting their 3rd child (second of same gender)? My sister in law is expecting and struggling to do something more thoughtful then just money since we are due with twins a month after they are due.
There’s so much of a race to marry and settle down for male and female desis, so for those of you who got divorced with or without a child what is your life about now? This culture is so unforgiving so much of the time, that without both these things in place they’re not about inclusion much either. Do you still feel a sense of urgency to race to remarry?
Big decision. Took a job at a small org/higher level with shot to GC to develop my strategic/team building skills. Turns out that’s not the role. I’m micromanaged, under-utilized, & stagnating- no real development, but it’s SUPER easy, good pay, nice folks. Recruiter called &, Hello, offer. Different industry, more pay, work, development, opportunities to grow into F500 parent. I know I should be satisfied with decent $ & an easy job. What’s wrong with me? What to do?
Ever since COVID, my skin has become much worse. I was starting to break out, leaving acne scars all over my face. Idk what to do. I’m 22 and I rarely broke out in high school. My skin was like a baby’s during freshman year. Is this normal? What products would you recommend for combination skin? I would also like to hear more about Ordinary products - they have so many but Idk which to choose after doing my research🙃
Having morning sickness and one of the biggest pitch presentations is end of the week. No one knows I’m pregnant yet, far too soon. Tips?
When your male M asks you to fake being in your 1st trimester to take advantage of the expectant mother parking 🙂
What is the culture and work life balance like at BCG Platinion? I’m thinking about going over there for cyber security consulting
Accenture and Deloitte consulting folks - what is the first / second year total partner comp in your firm? Intel would be helpful as courting MD level offers from both. Thanks in advance!
Had a coworker scramble after a Covid-19 related school closure in Seattle today -- those of us with kids, make sure you have a plan + contact in place for your kids if their schools close!
What's the culture like at Accenture FS? Was at pwc public but got out around the time they turned into Guidehouse. Recruiter contacted me, should I leave my cushy no name company job?
Any staff attorneys/hourly attorneys willing to share their experiences? I’m partnership track in BigLaw but am so interviewing for a staff/hourly position at a different BigLaw firm for the work/life balance. I just am hoping I’m not trading one hell for another!
Hi, I have a 1st round interview coming up for an associate position at L.E.K. Consulting and was wondering if anyone could give some insight into the interview? I believe it will be 2 cases, 30 min strategy and 30 min quant. Have been doing some case prep over past few months, but nothing too in depth or LEK specific. Kind of nervous - never done a case interview and feel a little underprepared
Long shot, but anyone have any thoughts about McDonald’s legal department in Chicago? Culture, compensation, opportunities for advancement, etc…
Hi, I graduated from St. John’s university in May 2021. I am currently enrolled in St.John’s MBA program studying strategic management. I am looking for a consulting role, and would really appreciate a referral.
Left the client at 3 PM EST, won't get to my a
CLT departures board is lit up like a Christmas tree... except all the green bulbs seem to have gone out....
Looking for a senior graphic designer for a facebook ad design. Looking to build a retainer relationship, for additional projects. We are located in Chicago, but open to remote. Hit me up. 👌🏻
I’m at a Marriott post Starwood acquisition and noticed that they’ve adopted “Make a Green Choice” for 500 points. Given the 1:3 conversion of MR:SPG, shouldn’t they be giving 1500 points?
Really hope this offshore team member doesn't become my Lead 🙏 please don't let the Visa process go through
I am having 7 yrs of experience.- B.tech work profile- Dot net full stack(angular) & Azure PaaS, Current is 17.5 LPA What salary I can expect (min max, avg) in big 4. Also EY vs Deloitte, which pay more for senior consultant. Thanks !
Third year in Technology Strategy with primary experience in project management and process improvement. Looking for opportunities in Operations Strategy or project management in Chicago
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