I was told that I won’t be considered for my promotion to SM this year end because I’m on maternity leave. This sounds sketchy given that I did everything in my power to prepare before I went on mat leave. Now I’m pushing my coach and leadership to let me go up for promotion in an off cycle promotion. Is this fair and normal or is this a sign I need to look for a new job and resign? I feel like I’m being punished for being on maternity leave.
Using Marriott Bonvoy points for a stay for my parents: I have in the past used my SPG points and added my father’s name (by teaching out to the hotel after booking) to the reservation. It worked just fine and they even benefits fronm my Elite benefits (free breakfast). Just booked a stay for February for them and read the following “Hotel rewards e-certificates can only be requested by a Marriott Rewards member for a reservation in that member's own name. E-certificates will not be honored”
Microsoft 🐟 I’m joining soon and curious to know about the parental leave policy. Are you able to take leave within a year of your start date/is there a waiting period before becoming eligible for the leave? Thanks in advance!
I’ve really been having the urge to get out of consulting lately. I’m hesitant to leave Deloitte however Bc my husband and I plan to start a family in about 2 years and I know deloitte’s 16 week parental leave policy is rare in the marketplace. Mom’s - do you feel like it’s worth sticking around another 2ish years for the parental leave benefit? (FYI i am newly promoted to SC)
Hi moms - Can anyone share what you do with 2 - 3 YO on weekends? We are usually catching up on house chores and I feel my kid runs aimlessly around the house most of the day. We try to take a hike, go for the library or playground but with pandemic we have limited to only these 2 activities. My kid is terrified of people, going out after being locked inside the house for more than a year. We took him to the beech, play area with kids and he kept yelling back home the entire time.
How much did your monthly budget increase after having a child? Expecting our first toward the end of the year and we currently spend about $2k per month on non-housing expenses. We thankfully won’t need daycare, but other than that is it just diapers, food, clothes, and toys?
My partner lied about his eligibility to get a covid vaccine. I’m quite distraught. My mother hasn’t even gotten one. Nearly our first major fight in almost a year of dating.
The culture around PTO on my 6-7 person team is one where: 1) no one (besides me) takes more than 1-2 days off a year, 2) people frequently brag about how little time off they take…”I only took one day off for my child being born”, 3) people make comments that I’m “always on vacation” (in the last 2.5 years working at my company, I’ve taken cumulatively ~4 weeks off). Team workflow is deal-based so it’s difficult to plan in advance for taking time off as deals often come up unexpectedly. Cont…
For anyone with a child less than 5 (therefore unvaccinated) who has had Covid, how long did their symptoms last?
Do you all use some kind of soothing baby music to put your little one to bed? What is it that you use and recommend? Also, do u let the music be on the entire night?
Hey Fam. Spouse & I have been planning to start trying to conceive this year & specifically this month (27 and 28). Has anyone else felt very ready to start a family but when it’s time to start trying, start second guessing if you’re ready and thinking about all of the pros and cons. Should we wait another year? What if we have trouble getting pregnant and kick ourselves for waiting? Will people see us more as just parents and not as much for our successful careers we work so hard for?
Called a friend yesterday to congratulate him about his wife’s pregnancy... his response: “All 3 of us are really happy about it... my wife, me, and the father...” 🤔
I grew up in a low income and single parent family. Humble beginnings. Now doing an average job as an accountant. I always feel inferior and insecure during a relationship. I know it’s not good but I cannot stop feeling that way. I don’t know how to become the confident, outgoing and stress free version of myself.
I’ve been informed that I need to do in vitro if I have kids. I would like to so would like to begin the process now while I’m younger. While PwC covers in vitro, if I choose to get pregnant in a few years versus today and freeze my eggs would they still cover it?
Are all desi men just babies who refuse to grow up or is it just me who got lucky enough to adopt one? Case in point - this is how my husband scooped the butter
Hi all! Could anyone help provide some insight into how good the maternity leave policy is at EY? Thank you 🙏🏻
Parental leave policies for your companies? Doing a comparison and I'll start. Slalom's: 8 weeks for primary caregiver (maternity leave) 1 week for non-primary (paternity leave)
The team which worked on the Income tax portal from Infosys, should take a voluntary pay-cut due to the mess they have made. Just check the current status of the site, multiple save buttons, saved account details not visible, drop down not working. Its difficult to understand how that site moved into Production. ..
Who are 1 year programs aimed at? Have 3 YOE & my firm doesnt sponser, but the program is right up my alley based on prior exp& future goals. Is it harder to get recruited w/o internship & only 3 YOE?
Dear fishes, Please help my curiosity abt How much percent promotion increment is expected from assistant manager to manager level in IT MNC?
Hi guys, A month back my friend had referred me for Salesforce, I received 2 email from them. 1st one asking about notice period and how soon I can join kind of things. 2nd after a week they mailed saying what times you are available for chat to discuss abt interview dates. But i replied them the next day and checked in careers page that by that time itself they put my status as no longer in consediator. Again he referred me, but it's been 3 weeks, i ddnt get any reply from them. Pls help
My org is probably looking at switching to a new HR system at some point...currently on prem PeopleSoft based platform. What are the pros and cons of each of the big options? 200k employees across US.
Clubhouse invite.. anyone willing to share?
We offered our nanny the option to stay at home due to the cold weather. She decided to but we never clarified if we were paying her or using a PTO day. Normally we guarantee 40hr pay. Do we pay 4 day
What is a good offer from Microsoft Consulting in DC area? .Net Developer with 10+ years of experience.
College roommate’s startup just got valued at $300M. Yeah yeah comparison is the thief of joy, but it hits harder when it’s someone so close. Anyone else have a sibling/best friend/roommate who made it big? 🚀
Hi I have an work experience of 14 months in Domestic BPO and 28 months of experience in International BPO. Currently I'm working on agent level on a CTC of 25k but unfortunately i was not able to complete my graduate thats why i am not getting any chances to get promote nor I'm getting any salary hike, so if anyone can inform me where should i have to apply so i can get more than my current CTC...
Anyone familiar with J&J life science or CVS heath design teams? Interested in roles at each but not sure how to get that first interview. Lot of recruiters hit me up last year for contract roles but these are both FT…CVS Health
Freelance creatives: two questions for you. 1. Do more of your clients hire you as temp employee or as a vendor. 2. Do the majority of your assignments bill as hourly, day rate or project fee?
Large group brainstorms need to die in a hole
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