Real talk 2: if you decide to have children, it’s entirely possible you will not like the child at first (or at various points). It’s a huge decision, and having complex feelings about the matter is completely valid
Moms.. anyone have a mother’s helper with you at home during after school hours for a few hours so you can work while they watch your kids and help with housework? What’s the going rate (DMV area)?
Last night I was looking through pictures on my phone. I was such a happy kid and young adult and even after joining the firm I’m at I was happy for 2ish years…..the past 4 have been awful and depressing though. Man I wish I could go back to that time and do things over.
Sound the alarm 📣🚨 - time for calls on X baby
CMV: noise canceling headphones are overrated. It blocks out the background noise and isolates annoying noises like baby crying...earplugs are far superior for traveling.
Hi! I’m looking for recommendations on a good term life insurance policy provider (e.g. MetLife). I recently had my first kid, got a mortgage and hence looking at this more seriously. Can someone pls recommend a good provider? My top criteria are: 1. Reputable company (doesn’t have a history of fighting life insurance claims) 2. Wide variety of policy options to choose from/customize 3. Good customer service This is my 1st insurance purchase ever so greatly appreciate any recommendations Thnx!
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Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
I recently accepted offer from TCS and post it got to know I am pregnant with my second child. I will be joining firm in November mid.Will I be eligible for Maternity Leave?
Any moms out there? Finding it really tough to work in consulting and be with my kid for only a few hours a day. Luckily I'm local, but not sure how long that will last.
What is your top priority? Find a SO? Have a kid? Get into top MBA program? Buy a house/condo?
Any pregnant people, have to have awkward conversations with friends about not hanging out? My bff is an amazing person and loves my 2 year old to death; but she’s also out a bars and living life as if it’s normal. She doesn’t know I’m pregnant yet, and is asking for moving help and sleepovers and stuff. Of course I want to help her any way I can, but am also slightly worried about being around her due to covid and being pregnant ..
Hi Ladies! Does anyone have good recommendations for wireless headphones that aren’t Air Pods? Air Pods don’t fit or stay in my ears (I have small ears and often have to use child-sized). Thanks!
How much do you give your kids for an allowance? I have a ten and 13-year-old. I give them 25 bucks a week. They help with our livestock. I live in Phoenix metro area. Lol. When I was a kid, I got five bucks a week.
I want to become debt free. We have a mortgage, student loans, kid in daycare and have limited our discretionary spending, so that's helped. Firm won't allow other sources of income. Suggestions?
Hi moms. I have a one year old and I’m pregnant with my second. Anything that helps with nausea? It’s super strong when I change his poop diapers and unfortunately I have no help during the weekend.
Deloitte moms, did you get 100% of STD if you took maternity leave as a SC? I haven’t been able to get a concrete answer from MetLife for some reason and now concerned.
I have to present to a client via video chat today. Guess I need to actually put on makeup and get dressed ...maybe just the top half.
Currently live in the DMV and don’t anticipate going back to work or on client site through the end of the year. My lease is up next month and my parents live in upstate NY. Should I just put my things in storage and stay with them until I have to be back in the city? Is anyone still leaving their respective cities?
I’ve been creating my pre-recorded video lectures using Screencastify since the beginning of the school year without any issues. However, right before the holiday break my students started experiencing issues where the screen would go completely black in the middle of a video. Has anyone experienced this before? I’m wondering if it might have to do with the program becoming overburdened by the volume of videos being created on the platform.
Just got an offer to work someplace else. Pay, PTO, medical and 401k seem good. What else could I try to negotiate?
How often does your school's wifi crash? We are supposed to be doing most of our work on google classroom still but this early on we've already had two whole-day internet crashes.
Groundhog Day - WFH edition
Anyone else really pack on the pounds during work from home? I really blew up - probably gained 40-45 pounds. I feel so bloated and sluggish all the time and none of my clothes fit anymore. I hope I’m not alone.
Prob been asked but how do you best use Bonvoy points. Debating 60k/night in Iceland or saving up for 85k/night Ritz in Caymans (or something like that). Generally what level to spend the points?
Heard S& has laid off +30 people in the Middle East. How are other firms doing in the region?
Hi family law attorneys! I am a divorce attorney and founder of a legal tech startup, and we are looking for advisors (specifically family law attys) in the following states: NY, NJ, RI, PA, WA, FL. We would either pay your hourly rate for advice relating to your state laws, or offer free placement on our site that is presently growing rapidly. Please let me know if you may be interested in speaking further!
Has anyone successfully negotiated for a salary increase in their existing role without exiting? I like where i’m at, unfortunately the easiest route to get higher compensation is to look externally. Any success stories and how much?
I’m really thinking about going back to school to obtain an MBA in like 2 years. Are there any certification(s) that I should get to increase my chances of getting employed by one of the MBB firms in the meantime? TIA
Is anyone able to give me a salary range for a Digital HR Tech Strategy Consultant at Deloitte? Would be out of a T2 city.
Can anybody suggest any books or resources to get smart on medical device marketing and/or medical device manufacturing?
My 2 year old is a sensitive little guy and often cries at daycare drop off. Today, as I turned to leave, I saw his little face crying “mama” through the door of his classroom 😭 now I’m sobbing too...
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