How much do you spend on bday presents for kids when your kid goes to a party? 2-7ish yr range. Not close friends, just classmates?
Any KPMG moms/pregnant ladies out there on the HDHP? All my prenatal visits that have an ultrasound I'm being told aren't considered prenatal or routine prenatal. Any recourse here? I'm not delivering until April, do I switch to PPO?
Do/would you travel on your child’s birthday? Extended family celebration is happening on the weekend. Does your child’s age matter? (She’ll be 4)
Our baby is due soon so we’ve made the decision that we will only have visits from vaccinated family members (not realizing it would be an issue) only to find out that my Dad will never be getting vaccinated, planned to lie about it AND asked other family members lie to us about his vaccination status too… when we found out and asked him about it, he started to FREAK out. Now I’m questioning if we’re being unreasonable… how have you guys been handling unvaccinated people meeting your newborns??
Anyone else ever get a feeling of homesickness even when you’re at home? It’s this strange feeling like you’re being exposed and just want to hide. It’s a fleeting feeling that only last like 5-10 seconds. I’ve experienced it since I was a child and thought it was normal but now I’m wondering if it’s related to anxiety or something else.
Came back from a coffee with a college kid that reached out looking for ways to prepare and improve for recruiting. Seeing someone so hungry for excellence always makes me badly want to help..
We are looking to start trying for a baby soon. Any advice on what physicals/tests or what practical lifestyle changes(is eating habits/foods) I need to start to prepare?
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
First daycare tour visit, saw one infant being rocked on a rocker aggressively by a teacher who was holding another infant in the other arm; this baby may have brain damage now; toddler dropped ..cont
Best examples of ramp back programs from parental leave? I get to choose my own adventure and am curious what’s worked well for others. Minimum hours required hasn’t been stipulated. Thanks!
How long do you have to work at EY before you are eligible for maternity benefits? I’m considering a job at EY, but am also undergoing fertility treatments...
“It’s Friday...just pick a line from the manifesto, find a picture of Al Swearengen looking menacingly at a child and let’s get to happy hour.”
Inspired by the stroller question from yesterday: I’m having my first baby in December, and I don’t know what kind of stroller to get! A few things top of mind for me: I’m 4’10” so don’t want it to be huge and I want to be able to see over it, I would like it to work from newborn up to toddler, I’ll probably have a second within 2 years so want it to be convertible. Planning for everyday use in a small city. What are your recommendations?
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!
PwC moms - I am a FTM due on May. I have been with pwc for 6 years now. I want to maximize my STD and maternity leave. How much am I eligible for and how to get the maximum benefit?
Has anyone taken longer than paid leave after baby? I am thinking about taking 6-7 months (a month or two past paid leave). Wondering if it is career limiting.
Looking at leaving big law for a small boutique (I would be attorney 3). Current firm offers 16 weeks paid parental leave; small firm is 12 paid. Is 12 reasonable/enough?
Getting the vaccine tomorrow morning, just turned 17 weeks. SUPER nervous thanks to my conspiracy theorist dad but excited to protect myself and my baby girl!
Anyone ever progress to the “offer eligible” phase of the hiring process at Slalom and not receive an offer?
How much does it matter if you exit into an industry you don’t want to eventually work in? I want to work in tech, but I’ve got an offer with an automotive company. Great salary and role, it’s just an industry I’m not that interested in. Will I box myself in? Thanks 🐠
Went through multiple interviews that were set up by this recruiter. I told him my expected base from the beginning. Today he called me to let me know that the company could not meet my compensation..
Curious to know .. how many people in TAS hope to make it to partner verse trying to exit?
Have interview coming up, really nervous. Need to develop and analyze a business case. Any suggestions on approach?
Folks who decided to get an MBA already having a masters, how did things play out for you? Do you think it was tougher/easier for you to secure admits? Have a sub-par undergrad GPA (2.9) in a STEM major and wondering how much it'll matter if I have a 700+ GMAT and a decent masters GPA (3.6) from a top 10 school. Targeting M7.
Is this accurate: Final interviews are mostly about the personality and culture fit test more than technical skills test?
What are some of your recos for the best comms/PR books and sites to learn more deeply and further your knowledge in your role?
Just signed an offer with a mid-tier coming from B4. About to put in my 2 weeks, but will they ask me to leave immediately because I’m headed to another public accounting firm?
Hi guys, I got selected in wipro, but salary discussion is yet to happen. Can you please suggest me how much package should I demand as a automation tester with 4+ years of experience in Wipro? Currently my package is 6.7 LPA
Can’t lie doing Monday WFH massively reduces that Sunday evening pre-work anxiety. The knowledge that I can wake up at 8am, have breakfast, shower and put washing on and be at my desk 8.50am
Anyone ever worked at an FQHC or audited one before? Have an interview with one next week, wondering what the general viewpoint is on them and if I should run away or not?
What level an AVP at Barclays would correspond to a strategic consulting firm’s hierarchy. P.S. bonus hearts for restructuring the above statement.
Considering move from B4 to ACN, with sales experience and managing team of 10+ team under belt. Expect M Or SM at ACN?
Anyone at PWC right now? What’s the company like? Psycho hours? Using modern tech (slack, google sheets, lucidchart, github, etc)? Flexible for Mac/Linux? Bunch of ego maniac micro managers? I am considering an opp there, but had bad exp at KPMG, so I am cautious about going back to a b4.
Hello there, I’m just wonder if anyone of you experienced studying or interview prep anxiety. I’m very chill during learning process but when it comes to deadline stress reduces my ability to generate thoughts. Any ideas how to overcome it?
Does anyone know anything about Barbarian’s internal culture? What’s work life balance like? How are the people?
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