{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Expecting my first child in Nov and starting a new consulting role in a few weeks. Totally new field for me coming from engineering. Any advice for starting the new role and handling mom life?", "post_id": "6105f9c9d1ade200283e7776", "reply_count": 1, "vote_count": 1, "bowl_id": "58f81646ae9f610010f869be", "bowl_name": "Consulting Moms" }

Expecting my first child in Nov and starting a new consulting role in a few weeks. Totally new field for me coming from engineering. Any advice for starting the new role and handling mom life?

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

Set boundaries at work. Your family is most important.

like

Related Posts

Got reached out to for a Director of Digital and Innovation role at a Fortune 500. I have ~7 years (industry + consulting) of experience and feel a little worried that I’m super under qualified..

likehelpful

Have an offer from McKinsey for their Digital Business Analyst role in Chicago. The offer is for $115k base + $10k bonus. No competing offers. 1 YOE at Big4 + master's degree. Is there room for negotiation for a higher base/bonus?

like

Does someone know Average salary/increment for each position in consulting at IQVIA India?

like

If you’re applying to another consulting job without a referral quit being selfish and help a brother (or sister) out. Help us, help you, to help us, getting a referral bonus

likefunny

4.5 YOE in NYC, 2 years were in consulting and 2.5 in industry. What salary range (base and TC) can I expect for an exit opp?

like

I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.

like

What apps/systems do you use to keep track of all your projects and tasks for the various matters you're working on? I recently took on a more senior associate role and am juggling even more projects and assignments than before. I want to make sure I am putting my best foot forward and keeping track of everything I'm juggling so I don't drop something by accident.

like

16w pregnant w/ 2nd child and have an interview for a job I want. When should I tell the potential employer? I know it’s illegal to discriminate...but also want to be strategic. Any advice?

Any recommendations for maternity dress pants and work shirts? Please help?

like

Hey any openings for business development or pre sales? Thanks!

like

Has anyone pivoted from consulting to IB or vice versa? How quickly were you able to pick up the skills for the other role’s interview process / career?

like

Just got a head of planning role and have been asked what I want for a title. What are planning department heads called these days? Executive Planning Director? Something Strategy? Planning Poobah?

like

First day back from maternity leave and I’m on bench.

like

Anyone here who made the exit from Big 4/MBB consulting to a VC? If so, I’d love to hear about how the experience is so far. (Not to mention the WLB and comp!) I’m considering a career change but have no one in my network I can go to for insights. Thx! 🙏🏾

like

How easy is it to change industries? I've been in oil & gas for 3 years but I don't want my exit opportunities to be limited to that industry only as I don't particularly enjoy it.

like

$WFC to the moon!!! Been posting and posting about it. LFG baby!!! Up 35%

like

I am 3 months pregnant, and my delivery date is around my project Go-Live. When should I tell my engagement manager about this?

like

Interviewing with a company I’m excited about and they requested to have the next level (I believe final level) be pushed to the second week of January since they’re team is overwhelmed. I agreed and suggested times and am waiting to hear back. Meanwhile I had another company reach out this past week for a role I’m less excited over. They’ve already reached out for my final interview round this week. I already disclosed that I’m waiting to hear from a company I’ve been interviewing with. Cont’d.

like

What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?

like
like

Additional Posts

What is your best classroom management trick?

like

Can H1B visa holder get public trust security clearance ??

Joined at AST Level, TCS 10 yoe and forced to work as a developer. What’s the point of hiring exp people if you have no role. Disappointed and planning to look out. Any suggestions?

like

How is CSX as a client at Nagarro?

like

Seriously considering quitting and pursuing my true passion, which is in a totally unrelated field. Every time I look at an ad, I get sick. I’ve been considering this for the past 2 years. Is it time?

like

How important is it to get your CPA in the long run/ outside of big 4? Would CFE be beneficial? I’m a forensics staff.

Deloitte 🐠—I saw from my feed that they’re letting go of people recently b/c they have too many now. Should I still apply? Was planning on applying to S&O and would be going from a boutique firm. TIA!

like

What to wear for a google interview? F here, so far I have only been to interviews in dress/ blazer. Can you please help? Should I wear jeans, blouse blazer? Senior Product manager role.

like

Has anyone been offered a status buy-up for 2021. ~$1700 short of United 1k this year and think my travel will increase a good bit starting next year. Think it could make sense, especially given the 2021 thresholds

like

A client once said to me "$1m is a rounding error" 😰

like

Had an interview with Amazon last week. Interviewer mentioned I should hear back by this Monday and if not to ping him directly. I did not get his contact info since we used chime and can’t seem to find him on chime, where we interviews. Is it ok to send a message to his linked in?

like

Any suggestions for mens pea coats/overcoats? Don’t want to spend an exorbitant amount but also want decent quality.

like
likeuplifting

BCG fish - what is a product manager - pricing role. Got reached out to about an opportunity, but it’s a little unclear what the role entails and what part of the firm it falls under / Reputation

like

I am so grateful to have a job right now but I am really struggling. I’ve been at D for a little under a year and have been really unhappy with my experience. In particular, my current project and my direct supervisor make me feel unbelievably incompetent and under appreciated. Given COVID, there is little flexibility to roll off. I’ve tried to stick it through but I’m at a breaking point. Any suggestions on how to make the best of it? Or next steps?

like

Hi folks, I was on H1B visa and moved out of US 2 years back. I should have 3 years left on my H1B visa. I am planning to go back to the US now. Do I need to apply for H1B lottery? Or can I reuse my previous H1B. FYI - I work for a different employer now.

like

I have a full sleeve. Cool to wear a short sleeve polo to a client site or should I wear long sleeves?

likehelpful

Im presenting two cases for an interview tomorrow and want to leave questions for the end to manage time. Will that be seen as rigid?

like

I don’t think I’d survive this job without Skype and talking to coworkers throughout the day

likefunny

What’s a typical salary for an acd in philly?

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal