How common are leaves of absence in PA? I’ve never seen someone out of work longer than a couple weeks other than for parent leave, but people on fishbowl talk about it as something you can reasonably ask for.
Thoughts on activity in the heat (90’s) while pregnant? I’m 4 weeks along and want to keep up golfing, but worried about the heat. (Doctor says it’s fine - looking for how any of you mamas actually felt)
Pregnant with my second and my oldest will be 23 months when baby 2 arrives. What do I need to get with a second (second monitor, double stroller, what else?) TIA!
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
Does anyone know if India has visa on arrival for American passport holders? Friend’s father passed away and he does not have a visa currently. Wondering if he has no options till the consulate opens. Thanks in advance!
Anyone ever used LegacyBox or simular digitizing services? Trying to pick best one for dad on Father's Day. Would choose Costco but that seems harder to gift
How normal is it to be pulled off a trial team because you tell your boss you are moving after trial? I have a trial coming up first week of Oct. This case has been my baby, and I’m going to try it with my boss. I tell my boss up front that, for family reasons, I’ve gotten a new job and will be moving to another city two weeks after trial will likely end. He then gives my trial witnesses to another attorney, but is still going to make me do grunt work. Is he unreasonable or am I?
Got a new car in NJ last month. Temperory registration expires tomorrow and dealer citing delays due to COVID for new plates. Says I will not get for next 2 to 3 weeks but can drive as cops understand delays due to COVID. What do I do? I need a car to be able to drive my kid around.
Anyone drop from two salaries to one so the other could focus on raising the kids full time? Any regrets?
Alright moms. 4th kid in daycare and this one just won’t nap. We send a portable white noise machine and she has a lovey. But she apparently has serious FOMO. I’ve asked them to move her to the furthest corner. Then moved her to the younger baby room. But I’m out of ideas. 11 months old (10 mo adjusted). I had chalked it up to just starting at daycare but we are almost 2 months in. She’s a hot mess in the evenings. What magic do you have for me. All of my others fell in a routine by now!
I’m terrified of pregnancy but not of motherhood (except for the noise, kids are so loud). Pregnancy/breastfeeding looks horrible to me, but I’d feel bad about missing out on kids because I was scared of something that wasn’t so bad. It doesn’t help that I don’t know a single pregnant person—in my 30s and none of my friends have children! Any moms out there who can speak about what it’s actually like?
What is the maternity policy in Big4? In EY we need to work for at least an year and we get 16 weeks paid parental leave+ 2 weeks short term disability leave.
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
Has anyone figured out anything creative for a baby shower in a pandemic? Is it still okay to send out cute invites for a virtual one??
Does anyone maybbbbbe think that this new “spike” in corona virus cases could be possibly caused by these massive riots in every major city? Not saying the riots are bad or wrong, but let’s not kid ourselves and say these aren’t a contributing factor. So when people are surprised at the USAs rising rates, I mean come on...
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.
Looking to get my father a birthday gift. He has always been a Rolex, stainless steel only, guy. I have a budget of up to 40k which opens the door to other brands. Vacheron oversees immediately comes to mind, but wanted to get the bowl’s thoughts. (He currently has a nautilus, Batman, Kermit, sea dweller, luminor, el primero).
Going back to work next week after 4 months of maternity leave and I’m super nervous about it 😔. I’m sure it’ll be fine but I wish that I could stay home a bit longer 😔
How valuable is industry experience? Standard advice is stay in B4 till manager, but I see managers saying they struggle to find jobs because they lack industry experience. Trying to decide whether I
Is it common for companies to not disclose pay grades? I started a new job last month and the position title is very vague/fluid and they wanted someone with a master’s degree, but they got me instead who has two bachelor’s degrees and seven years of experience in my field of digital marketing. I asked my managers if I could receive my pay grade information to keep with my own personal records and they said, “In the interest of confidentiality we cannot share that”. Anyone else w/this issue?
Another final round interview today that I thought went really well. Time to constantly check my phone and email and not get any work done / get my hopes up...
Does anyone have insight on interviews at HP?
I am UA global service. I purchased 1st class seat from HOU to LAX. Plane had mechanical issue. I hopped onto later flight to make it home. Forfeited 1st class seat for a seat (cont)
Will be a summer associate at V10 firm next summer. My sister is getting married out of town on a Saturday during the summer, so will likely have to take Friday off for travel / rehearsal dinner. Do you think this is fine? Assuming yes, but validation would be good.
See a lot of comp posts from consultants - have any of you considered enterprise technology sales? Certainly a different job that requires different knowledge/skills but I see parallels/ think a consultant could do well in sales if they’re okay with a lot of rejection. The pay seems similar (my OTE is about 400k; 8 YoE, individual contributor) but I imagine the hours are better and it can be fun if you like solving customer problems, to challenge customers, and building relationships
What is the policy of EY regarding leave if an employee gets COVID, my brother is in India and just before he was about to return to US, he found out that he is COVID positive.
Anyone has the Delta Plat Amex card? How difficult it is to book companion tickets using that annual benefit?
Hi i attended my tech interview at infosys and after that they asked me to submit documents with expected ctc etc..will I get hr call ? If so then how many days will that take? Pls assist me
Anyone here who started their consulting careers later in life? Always seeing posts about how young people make it to P... wondering about the other stories. I started as a C at 29 (yes, unfortunately, I fall into the bucket of exp hire hired at a lower level...), made M at 33. Doing well but also feeling like I’m already too old to aim to be a P. Hoping for some perspectives.
How much salary I can ask in deloitte USI for 3.5 yr exp as SAP SD consultant? I am holding one offer as of now.
Stern/Ross/UCLA for MBB?
Worked hard, won business and asked for a raise - got 10%. Now closer to median salary for my YOE. But it’s not in effect until my first year anniversary which is 2-3 months away. Should I accept the raise or negotiate?
I’ve a few openings in my current organisation that I would like to share: 4 Software/Sr. Software Engineers (4-8 YOE) 1 Technical Lead - Cloud (8 YOE) 1 Sr Test Engineer (6-8 YOE) 1 Sr. QA Manager (12 YOE) 1 Principal Architect (16 YOE) Job Location: Mumbai/Pune You can comment on this post if you wish to get a referral. Thanks :)
Not nearly enough messages. Was a senior when I had a kid...so nice of KPMG to NOT tell me the way to properly submit for parental leave back in the day.
Recruiting to join a boutique consulting firm and they want to see an example of a client deck and deliverable of mine. Unfortunately, I’m not comfortable providing what they are asking for. Should I ask push back? What should I offer in lieu of project collateral?
What are the top consulting firms in London?
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