Was going over a case with my lawyer father, which he's working on, and realized the importance and power of 'skimming' which we obviously learn and practice doing our job. I was able to glean from...
Question for Deloitte moms. I am 20 week pregnant and haven’t told my project leadership yet . Do you guys think I should wait till compensation is out or can I tell them? Also what is considered too late to tell the leadership?
Hi all, I got offer from Deloitte and UST global. I want to join Deloitte actually.I have a baby if 7 months old, and seeing the wlb reviews about Deloitte I am kind of scared to go for it. Could you please let me know whther most of the projects in Deloitte are like that ? I need to join in 2 weeks and yet confused which to go for.
Does anyone work primarily out of a coworking space like wework or regus? New job is 100% wfh when not traveling (which is about once a month) and wondering if this would be a good option, since I have a kid on the way and will be harder to WFH.
Serious question. Are there gay males who co-parent with lesbian couple? How did you make it work and what is your experience with it?
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
What would you do if you were out on a parental leave for 12 weeks? (Besides taking care of your newborn) Taking ideas!
My ex wife with whom I share custody of my 14 year old daughter has a live-in boyfriend who recently lost his mother and has developed a drinking problem. For the second week in a row I’ve had to pick up my daughter from their apartment because they were fighting and screaming at each other. Last time (1:30 AM Friday morning) he had physically assaulted my ex wife and then threatened to kill himself. I thought surely my ex wife would have kicked him out at least and better yet gotten a contd.
Why is maternity leave, policy and other women's issues not important as compared to Juneteenth, coed bathrooms, and all the other issues in the media today? Women are half the population and at an average of 2.1 kids per woman, these are major issues. Are we not vocal enough? Organized enough? Not a serious voting demographic? Too grateful things are better in this generation? What is it? Why does 50% of the population matter less compared to these smaller marginal groups?
Thoughts - my kid got selected in a gifted program and it’s 1.5 hour drive from our house. We also have a baby who goes to daycare near our house( 15 mins ). Is it worth to send my preschooler to the gifted program ? It’s only for 6 months and after that my baby would go to daycare near the preschool itself. I am just not sure whether a 1.5 commute in morning and evening is worth the school for 2’kids to go through and will reduce our family time everyday.
Hi, I’m currently on parental leave and interested in doing some minor side huddling like case coaching or college essay editing etc. Something consultants can do well and easily. Are there known websites/ forums to offer these services and get connected to clients?
Thoughts on quitting during parental leave?
Anyone left their jobs after having a baby to stay at home? I never even considered but just left on maternity leave and don’t think I can see myself going back to biglaw or honestly any other corporate job. If money isn’t an issue and I don’t like what I do, is it worth fighting to keep going in this profession? Guess I need some words of encouragement…
I was an overachiever as a child and now I’m just an anonymous cog in a wheel. I make zero difference in the world.
What’s the parental leave policy at your firm? Maternity vs paternity? Is two weeks paternity leave pretty standard?
What do you do with your free time over the weekend? I recently quit consulting to get a job with a standard schedule. I don’t have kid care or dating needs, tapped out on plants, home remodeling, drinking and eating out. Looking for other ways to make the weekends fun. Please share how you spend your weekends! 😀
Just had a call with a group of analysts with first names like Jackson, Lincoln, Dempsey, Hudson, Hunter, and Kennedy. If you're having kids soon, I hope you'll help make this the generation that stops giving their children last names as first names. No child deserves this.
My milk supply has dropped really rapidly in the last couple weeks and I can't figure out why. Please help! I was pumping 16-20 oz/day (baby refuses to nurse) and in the last two weeks it's been going lower and lower. Previously if I pumped every 6 hours, I would get 4-5 oz, but for the last week I've been getting 3-3.5, and just now I pumped 1.5 oz. I can't think of what could be the cause. I have a Spectra pump which I've used <300 hours (warranty is 1500). Baby is 6mos.Any thoughts or tips?
Does anyone know how parental leave affects the year end rating process if at all? Do you still go through the process as normal?
I haven’t worked with a therapist before but know I’m totally burnt out and need some time off from work. Has anyone successfully started a relationship with a therapist and gotten their support to do an LOA shortly after starting with them? I’m worried because I don’t have a long standing relationship with a therapist, they’ll be resistant to supporting this. Would appreciate any advice
Any one from Big 4 working in supply chain practice? Need some inputs on the career path
I’ll be honest, I don’t have a clue about the economy, but reading things like supply chain issues and I’m seeing so many agencies so stretched and hiring, but can’t fill the roles…. What do you all see happening to the future of the ad biz with all that’s happening? Feel like the pandemic revealed a lot.
Need ideas for a solo vacation - I have no preference for rural/camping vs luxurious hotel stays. I’ve considered LA/NYC/Denver/Miami - I could go anywhere. Help me decide where a solo traveler 28M should spend 5 nights?
Fellow Deloitte people-- will a 83% utilization rate harm my YE? Up for promotion from BTA to consultant this March!
Do you add your brand clients on LinkedIn after the project if you were hired by the agency? And the agency is still working with these clients?
I just found out i’m pregnant and went to get a check up. my blood pressure is elevated (144/93) and try to eat healthy and stay active. I’ve been under chronic stress with a full time job and a toddler. my husband also has a habit of screaming when he communicates. His entire family yells/ screams and it seems like it’s a habit. I’m just wondering if all of this is taking a toll on my health.
Is a technical interview the same as a screening interview, EY folks can you please chip in.
Trying to prepare for the PwC FDD interview. I was told there will be a case study. Can anyone share some tips or experience on the case study? Do we have to create graph or do complex calculation based on the financial material? Having a hard time understanding what is debt like item and how it gonna affect the ebitda or Net WC? Is there any relationship between QoE, ebitda and Net WC? Are the questions very difficult for experience hire? Thank you!
I want to get better at writing, writing personas, day in the lives, etc. Does anyone have good resources, books they recommend to read etc.? Would really be helpful.
Indian cook in New York area - Does anyone know of an Indian cook who comes to your place and cooks a bunch of Indian food in the New York area? I used to buy meals from a lady who came to my place and cooked before covid, but she has now left New York. Thank you in advance!
I am struggling with the fact that I have 13 years of HR experience in one capacity or another, along with a bachelors degree and my PHR designation yet companies say “I’m not qualified or they ghost me when I apply for HR openings. I am experienced in all aspects of HR. How are people with little to no experience coming right out of college obtaining higher level roles than I have currently? It makes my passion for the field just go away.
How do you make it clear to employers that you are past the i140 stage i the GC process when applying online? I assume the answer to ‘do you require sponsorship now or in the future?’ would still be a ‘yes’
Anyone heard or experienced traveling to and from India from the US on Qatar Airways? Have been seeing online that certain people (such as B1/B2 visa holders) weren’t allowed to board the flight from India. FYI I’ve a stamped H1B visa. Any inputs are appreciated.
Interviewing for FB role in Europe but hiring manager not available next week because she's coming to Seattle (where I currently live!). Ok to ask her if I can meet her in person for the interview?
As an introvert, I haven’t really been hurting for the in-person dog and pony show that is the typical consulting project experience. But now I’m realizing that my extroverted colleagues (who are obviously not getting the stimulation they need) are compensating by spending as much time as humanly possible in worthless team meetings where everyone just rambles on and on...
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