Good bags/briefcases recommendations for work? I feel like bringing a backpack makes me feel like a little kid
Anyone do nanny shares? Pregnant with our first and looking at child care costs like 😱. Nanny shares seem like a potentially good set up, but then have to deal with the coordination while traveling
Thinking of going for Director this year but also going on Maternity Leave in November for 5 months. Terrible timing I know. BUT I've already met Director sales goals and utilization will be avg for manager. I'm at the top level for Manager so can't progress any further unless I go for promotion.... Thoughts on going for it? Nervous about having a new baby and being a new Director (if I get it).
Child support lien - I do defense and sometimes run across cases where the plaintiffs outstanding child support lien exceeds their highest demand. What do people do to settle in these situations?
7.5 weeks pregnant with my third and on the beach - never have I been more thankful for being unstaffed. The tiredness is legit so all encompassing this time around. 😴
The rock: I’m 4 months pregnant. Hard place: my current agency seems like it could close at any minute. I can’t trust my boss to give me an honest answer about my future. Stick it out or get out?
My college best friend just lost her mother after her second battle with cancer. She lost her father to cancer in college, and all I can think about is the daily struggle I helped her with and how alone she must be feeling (even with siblings).
30 years old now and she lives across the country. Anyone have ideas of things that I could do to be supportive? Already sent flowers.
Can we increase the Hra amount while filing the return?
I have paid lumpsum amount to my parent as the rent.
Greetings from the Mother land!!!
I have an employee who has been out on Mat leave since beginning of October. She is scheduled to come back beginning of Jan. Today I received an email from our employee asking if she can work the following schedule for the month of Jan: two week 3 days on, two off and then another two 2 days on, 3 off. This is due to COVID and not wanting to put the child in daycare (which I totally get). Not being in a situation like this before, how do I respond?
I’m putting together a survey on maternity leave in tech. What is your maternity leave policy for the ladies in that field ? Is There coverage with less than a year employment? What companies do you know of and how many weeks/months covered ?
Abused and isolated as a kid. I have terrible memory. Like I don’t really remember the past few months except in broad strokes and memories of my childhood are more non existent than existent. I’m working through this with my therapist. Does anyone have any experience with emotional and memory repression? Curious on your advice
First time parent. Have a 5 months old. Having a sick kid is crazy and mentally draining. Wow.
Hey Ladies. Has anyone ever gotten pregnant shortly after starting at a new firm? At what point did you unveil to your manager/leadership and how was the conversation? It happened to me, and I’m a little nervous about having the conversation.
Truth: I want to have baby #2 literally not sure how I can afford it. I have good benefits at my gig and I recently got promoted. How do people do this, who aren’t in leadership? Any advice?
Another valiant fighter on the right bites dust
Help me assess what I can afford: monthly take home is $9K. Likely will get promoted bumping that to $11k. Wife will start working PT again bringing in $3-4K. We have one 2-yr old and want to have a second, and SO wants to send to private (~$1k/mo per kid).
1.) $650-$800K in an OK area and pay to send kids to private
2.) $1M house in super hot/desirable neighborhood with easy access to train to city. Send kids to one of the best public schools in the country. Home will def appreciate.
At my kid's PTA meeting and one of the parents suggested we come up with a theme line and a vision statement. 🖕💀🔫
A mom (standing in security): yeah usually we do this 2 hours before the flight
Me (thinking): jeez 2 hours for a domestic flight?!
Her kid: yeah but then we wait forever and I’m so bored!
For those people who have small kids, what has made your life easier? Nanny, cleaning service, anything I’m missing? I’m trying to make a list of services I’ll need after my first kid.
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For those that have made a pivot, how do you make up for missing on hands experience?
I made a move at a Director level, and I’m trying to learn as much as possible and going back to school. But I will never have the depth of best practices and experiences of some of my reports
Is it expected of designers looking for a job to have a portfolio website, or is that trend changing? I know when I graduated college six years ago it was definitely expected, but I'm curious if anything has changed. Is a PDF portfolio an automatic dealbreaker?
Anyone have a story of being able to push and inspire their partner to do more and get more out of life? My current bf is pretty laid back and I’m the opposite. He’s okay with just being “okay” (contd
Does Deloitte transfers to Canada if your H1 is not approved within 3 years of OPT ?
Then again apply H1 to make you come back to USA ?
Hi Fishes, please help.
I have few offers with me and need to decide as this is last week of resignation.
1. Deloitte USI - 20 fixed + 10% bonus + 2 joining bonus + 1.25 yearly perks (gratuity, medical, reimbursements)
2. Fiserv - 27 fixed + 1 joining
3. Coforge - 25 fixed inclusive 5% variable+ 1 joining
4. Parkar Digital (small 7 years old company)- 26 fixed
YOE - 7.5 years
Tech stack - Java + Mulesoft
Fiserv hiring for their service based line only and not product based. Kindly suggest.
How are private equity presentations structured? Is it like a CIM? Does anyone have any general examples they can share? No need for specific info just want outline or template
Can someone please tell me what is the salary range for STL (Tech lead) role at mindtree ? Also please let me know how many days will HR take to release offer letter ?
When I downloaded Fishbowl over a year ago I had impostor syndrome and was worried all the successful people here would look down on me. Seeing so many people with high ranking titles relate to my everyday life made me more confident to just be me.
We're all insecure, meme loving, pot heads just figuring out life together ❤
I am a criminal attorney interested in doing direct mailers. Any advice on a company to make the advertisements?
Have a potential opportunity for a senior revenue accountant position at a large software company. Can anyone provide insight into pros/cons, career trajectory, etc for a senior revenue accountant?
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Need advice! I’m female, for context. I’ve been questioning my sexuality for some time. Around thanksgiving I was seeing this guy who was honestly great....except, well, he was a guy. I told him I needed some space (didn’t give an explanation) and he’s been continuously pursuing. He’s incredibly sweet and I don’t want to be a jerk. But I want to be dating only women. What do I say? I feel like that’s a lot to dump on him. Is there is a softer way to say no?
I came out about 10 years ago and I’ve never gotten a boyfriend or been in a relationship.
I don’t know if it’s odd, but I simply refuse to commit to someone if it doesn’t feel right.
I just hope my looks hold up until I do. 🤷🏿♂️
Hey Chicago fishes - any recommendation on where I can go on the north side to pamper myself and get a great pedicure? Used to go to Sir Spa but now in Lakeview and looking for something a little closer. Thanks.
Morning folks 😈
To all the clowns who were saying the laws were isolated and didn’t really mean anything…
How true do you think it is that lgbt+ relationships tend to move faster than straight ones? Curious what y’alls exp have been and any lessons learned worth sharing!
When you’re at a gay bar and someone asks if you’re into Drag Race and you’re honest and say not really. Then he sashays away 💃🏼
Any recommendations on private adoption agencies / law firms in NYC? Partner and I know of one in LA, but looking for one in NYC
Gay men: who do you think is the most handsome model / actor around on Instagram? do you think you have a ‘type’?
Hiiii are any NYC gays interested in doing like a monthly meet up where we try a new restaurant together :) it’s an excuse to both meet more people in the city and to try new foods (both cheap or otherwise)
I believe most gay men use grindr only to show themselves out/curiosity to see who's there. I'm considered to be looking/hunk, but ppl just don't go the finals : a lot of talking and no action. I really don't understand.
How do you differentiate ‘I like you’ from ‘I love you’? I’ll save my response for later!
Am I making a mistake by not going to ROMBA conf? I don’t know why but I just don’t feel like I want to go...
What are the top three characteristics or qualities you need in a significant other in order to have a happy and healthy relationship with them? Three that are deal breakers?
Is it just me or are there a lot of gays traveling to PV this weekend? My social media is blowing up
I recently joined Grindr……. 😵💫
How long it took you to be friends with someone you had feelings for? Does it ever go back to normal?
Any fellow queer women in the Dallas area? I just moved here and I’m in need of friends/community! 🙂
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