What is your firm's parental leave policy?
The opportunity: A CD opening at an amazing agency in Europe (I’m American). The dilemma: I’m 8 weeks pregnant. The visa process is time consuming and expensive and I will likely go on maternity leave shortly after arriving. Do I tell them? Or just see how it goes and then spring it on them? File under: Things men never have to think about.
There is a huge push for our district to install audio and visual cameras to the classrooms. What do you all think?
Had my first miscarriage late last year. 8 weeks pregnant now and saw baby on sono the other day however, at times I don’t “feel” pregnant. Like my boobs don’t feel sore and don’t have intense food cravings. Maybe it’s all in my head but how do I stop from worrying about a 2nd miscarriage? ☹️ My next appt is in 4 wks and I wish time sped up so I could feel more in the clear.
What are some of the routines/activities that you all do with your children? Both pre covid and post covid. E.g Saturday morning donut run with the child, Sunday night dessert etc.
Moms help me. I'm resentful that I got pregnant and now stuck dealing with the exhaustion of a newborn and recovery. My soul mate Hubby wanted kids, not me, but since it was "something he couldn't live without" I agreed since I was on the fence. He's super helpful and we have family to help out, which is more than most moms. But the exhaustion and PP depression is making me resent my decision and him. Baby is perfect, a regular healthy full term joy. I'm so blessed. But so miserable. Help.
About to get an offer from Grant Thornton. So excited! Can anyone share the benefit? Work phone? PTO? Maternity Leave?
My husband and I are expecting and both of us have moms diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder (NPD.) My dad passed away earlier this year and my FIL lives in Australia and is the nicest man. He’s just far away from us since we’re based in the NE. My therapist says your family doesn’t have to be blood related but I can’t help but feel sad our baby won’t have grandparents or a similar type of figure easily accessible/ nearby. Can anyone relate and/or have a similar situation?
Baby Boy name suggestions please!
Current moms, how do you make this career work with children? Putting off having a baby because I love my job and just can’t imagine how to do both.
I made limited EQ partner in 2019 . This week I was told I’m getting moved to counsel effective Jan 1. My hours were negatively impacted in 2019 by an ill parent (only child) and in 2020 multiple clients said pencils down for half the year (& additional family illness & a death), + kids. I know nothing about the counsel role. What terms/arrangements have people negotiated? I don’t know what negotiation ability I’ll have, but wanted to be better informed.
Did you cave and give your kid a device way before they should have one/before their peers because you're a "techie" family?
Our baby is due soon so we’ve made the decision that we will only have visits from vaccinated family members (not realizing it would be an issue) only to find out that my Dad will never be getting vaccinated, planned to lie about it AND asked other family members lie to us about his vaccination status too… when we found out and asked him about it, he started to FREAK out. Now I’m questioning if we’re being unreasonable… how have you guys been handling unvaccinated people meeting your newborns??
Does anyone know EY’s parental leave policy. I believe it’s 16 weeks paid. What other kind of leave is there. This is for NY area.
What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm; (3) how many paid weeks off (from firm - not state/fed); (4) other perks, such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Question for people with nannies/home child care in NYC…how much are you paying them? Any benefits being offered to them? Sick days? Paid holidays? Vacation? First time Mom and the range I am getting from candidates seems so high not sure what is fair in this field. I don’t want to short anyone working to care for my baby but also don’t want to feel like I am working just to pay for the care.
I really want to get a second cat! I’ve had my baby boy for 8 months and he’s always been a solo cat. He’s 1.5 years old. My sister watched him when I went on vacation and he and her 3 year old male cat did not get along even with proper introduction. My cat did love her female cat. There’s a cat available to adopt in my area who is a mom cat that gave birth 3 months ago. I am wondering if she’d be a good fit with my male cat. I feel like he needs another feline friend and companion.
Moms - What is this Swaddling business? When can I get rid of it? My 6 week old is a light sleeper and often wakes up by the time I finish swaddling. Ped said you don't have to swaddle if your baby is fine, but baby wakes up without one..
I'd like to start on my kid's college fund. Looking for recommendations on the best types of accounts to do so. I don't want to restrict them to particular colleges and the 529 options are confusing to me.
I am all for equal rights and inclusion and diversity. If we are going to have real change. I need some insights from women fish. Why is it if the internet is down, computer or TV is acting up, it is my fault because I have a penis? This holds true from a diverse set of females - my mother, wife, daughter, etc. When is this inequality going to be addressed?
Somebody said something about a Netflix series recently, I think it was about a lawyer but I didn’t take note of the name and would like to give it a try. Hopefully whoever was talking about it will see and give the right name!! TIA
Is there sign on bonus at PWC India and is there a condition which it is provided. Is joining bonus same as signing one ?
What should technology consulting interns receiving full time offers expect to be offered salary wise in a full time offer from different big 4 companies?
Anyone else have someone in their life / work or personal/ who continually brags about “knowing how to set up a zoom meeting”? It’s month three of the pandemic. We all know how to set up a zoom meeting Karen.
Looking for some advice here. Have been reading many inspiring stories, would like to make one mine. So I am a 9+ yoe front end developer (angular), in the start of my career I was a springs mvc/Java developer. I am looking for career switch/jump, so I should go back to java/springs or what should I learn for new offers. Also I am interested in uiux design, if I take the wings2 in tcs, will that help. Has anybody benefitted out of that.
I received an offer for a business development associate role at a hedge fund in the NYC area. Headcount is approximately 30 and they have $15bn AUM. I have a meeting with the founder of the firm to discuss compensation but I have no idea what to expect or what is market compensation because I can't find any data online. I am a recent college grad. What is a reasonable base range to expect? Sign on/performance based bonuses?
Told my manager I'm leaving firm, leadership requested me to submit resignation letter by eow with two weeks. I planned on staying four more weeks to transition and also use left over PTO. thoughts?
My Director just chewed me up and started taking over as a lead on my project... 3 weeks in of having no clue what I'm doing, working 10 hrs+/day and multiple sleepless nights, I have to say I'm so relieved. Is it a good idea to take a step back and let my Director run things?
Has anyone taken lessons at GolfTEC or a golf store (golf galaxy, pga superstore)? I typically play in the mid 80s but can’t get into the 70s. Looking for lessons to improve and get a little more consistent.
Hi all- I got my H1b visa stamping appointment finally for December 2021 (can’t wait to go back home after 3 years !). I am about to receive a new job offer. I was wondering if I can still keep my visa stamping appointment if I take up the new offer and get my H1b transferred? I really want to travel back home in December , it’s been rough 3 years.
I'm in commercial contracting in house and everyone is driving me crazy today. Mainly business team being disorganized, Legal has to rush to help out or fast track contracts due to poor planning on business. Is this just commercial contracting? Or do other companies have a better handle on this.
Does EY have any mortgage benefits that we should look into? Any discounts or anything? I'm trying to search... not finding much but swear someone said we did.
I’m buying a house with my SO and MOST of the down payment is coming from me. Both our names will be on the deed / title. We are getting married very soon! However, because I’ve been very busy at work, I wired her the money to go get a cashiers check with our down payment and closing costs for our closing. I noticed that the “Remitter” on the cashiers check she got only has her name on it. Is this a problem? Should I have the cashiers check changed to have both our names on it for legal reasons?
Got invited to a pitch and they are looking for remote freelance teams only.... Should I trust this? This is not via an agency but directly from the client.
I started in October, been on the bench for two months, and now I am starting on processing PPP applications. This wasn’t what I was expecting and is not close to what my domain is. All my other new hire colleagues are on exciting cool projects. I feel like I’m going to fall behind while my peers are building their CVs. Is this bad? Be honest please. Words of encouragement aren’t needed, just clarity on my situation.
Lately I’ve been feeling like no guy likes me enough to want something serious with me. I feel like they just want to hit and leave but then I don’t do that either so I think I will be single forever 🥺
Anyone else honestly considering expat’ing to Alkebulan (Africa) and building a new life there? Workin remote but living in the Motherland? https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMd79LqoD/
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