I know it’s petty of me but I am so jealous of my 8 month old relationship with his grandma! It’s beautiful, don’t get me wrong but I wish that he loved me the same way or atleast had similar reaction towards me as well. It’s especially hard because I am FTM, sleep deprived, hormonal and hating my job because it is taking me away from my kid! I try to prioritize (trust me I really really try) but between pumping, managing household and ill health…
Did anyone's brains just stop working while pregnant? I'm 13 weeks and can only manage to work half days. I'll sit at my computer for 12 hours and bill only 3-4 hours instead of my standard 8-10. I have work to do, but zero motivation or availability to focus unless there's a looming deadline. Does this phase pass? Did this happen to anyone else?
Any insight on what it’s like to be a tax attorney? Currently a first year attorney practicing general insurance defense and hate the grueling work and lack of flexibility in my schedule. I’m not sure if it’s first year pains or something more so I’m debating going back to school to get my tax LLM. Any advice would be much appreciated thanks!
I have an awesome opportunity to apply for a promotion that would give me additional responsibilities but a faster track to leadership. I am also 10 weeks pregnant with my first confirmation appt next week. I want to go for it but feel bad about applying when I would go on mat leave in about 6-7 months, pending everything is on track with my first appt. Wanting advice on whether to apply or not and whether to disclose the pregnancy?
I hate having to ask this question but I know a stigma exists around it: is it okay to look for/start a new job while trying to plan for a new child? If I start at my new job now, I will definitely be leaving for maternity leave before my first year is over. Perhaps this has been asked before but I’m new here and looking for some advice.
Anyone from ZS willing to refer a friend for their healthcare practice in the NJ office?
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
My close friend has failed the bar for a second time. This comes as a true shock for them. I know they have a very close family support system that’s local/ they are in good hands for mental health. They have not reached out, at what point do I? (It’s only been a day) / how can I support them?
Been seeing someone for about 3 weeks. Having unprotected sex. Like them and see this evolving, but don’t wanna scare them off by asking if they’re sleeping with other people (for safety/health reasons) - is this a normal convo to have early on? The only ask is if they’re having unprotected sex w others, but don’t want them to think I’m trying to lock them down after only 3 weeks
My mom decided that tonight she’d confess: 25 yrs ago she told me my 1st choice college did not give us any financial aid and I couldn’t go there (so I went where we had it). She admitted I almost got a free ride but she didn’t want me to go there so she lied. I feel betrayed. Loved my school and have no regrets. Just feel manipulated.
Last night I was looking through pictures on my phone. I was such a happy kid and young adult and even after joining the firm I’m at I was happy for 2ish years…..the past 4 have been awful and depressing though. Man I wish I could go back to that time and do things over.
My bipolar father has ruined our whole family's lives. He won't take his medicine, keeps having episodes, and only cares about himself. I only feel hatred when I am around him or see his face. He has made us miserable. I don't know how to deal anymore. He doesn't even know me anymore, he doesn't know any of us, but will put up an act in front of the world. I don't know what having a dad looks like. Apologies for the vent.
Any current/Ex IBM please guide me to Opt In/Out of the IBM's Medical Insurance. To start of there is a co share of premium for a base sum insured of 3L which comes around 1790/- Then skipping the benefits for a second if I jump on to the claim part there is a Copay of 10-90. Employee will have to bear 10% of the claim and insurer will bear the other 90%. For dependents 20-80 Copay. Are the benefits are good enough to consider copay and subscribe ? Please Suggest.
Glad to know Mayor Lightfoot is sending her kid to school in person and yet Chicago Public Schools are remote. https://twitter.com/fspielman/status/1304105330926911491?s=21
Our nanny takes my 7 month old out for one, sometimes 2, long walks every day (weather permitting). Love the idea of fresh air every day but its often for several hours at a time and he always returns home crying bc she's pushed him to his limit between feedings. She brushes it off saying hes just fussy which kind of irks me. Im also concerned that he's spending too much time strapped in a stroller. Is it reasonable to ask her to take shorter walks? Am I overreacting?
What is a good suggestion for a weekend mom-baby/toddler date? Reconnecting with old college friends with toddlers/babies. Not sure what to suggest. Brunch? Morning walk?
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.
Me and SO are thinking of joining orange theory. Any discounts they offer for Deloitte, military, healthcare? Anyone have an idea on pricing in Jersey?
Maybe a strange take but I think that we should be more in touch with our internal bodies. We can send astronauts to the moon and rovers to mars but there’s no easy, portable way to scan our bodies to see what’s going on inside (e.g., a DIY full body xray or MRI). I think this could be the next gen of weighing scales that also show various health metrics, track fitness, etc. It could help with prevention and diagnosis. I guess it’s bad for health providers who make $ today from this. Thoughts?
What’s the weirdest (SFW) thing huge done while on a WFH conference call so far? I just cut my toenails while listening to a client talk for 30 minutes.
Hi. I have accepted offer from Accenture and I got link for countdown portal. In the portal my project/dept is showing as "RAiSE" and location as "IDC/Bengaluru". Anybody have any idea about this department "RAiSE" in terms of growth and opportunities?
How’s the consulting work life balance at Big 4 in Europe Do folks work more than 45 hours through the week and is it normal to have to work on weekends?
Hello, Received an offer with D-USI with he start date as the middle of the month (15 Nov) How soon can we make our IT declarations before the payroll is processed? While I've maxed out 80C, a bit worried about losing most of the 1L join bonus to tax. For ref the fixed component is 14L.
For the TPM final round, can you get system design questions for non SWE or analytics domains? I was told there could be 4-5 rounds, and 2 rounds with SWE/PM etc. My domain is supply chain, so trying to prep accordingly. Is it possible to have all interviews be with TPMs/PgMs?
Does anyone know Alex Murdaugh? The South Carolina attorney that’s charged with killing his family and trying to kill himself to commit insurance fraud. I’m interested to know some first hand accounts of what this guy was like lol
Is it normal for teams to lose it on each other on a regular basis? I’m fairly new to the B4 and never experienced it at former firms. It starts at the top and it’s starting to take a toll on my performance. Not sure if I need to suck it up and deal with it or start thinking about changing teams. TIA
Considering boomeranging back to B4. It’s been a year and I miss it - the challenges, the camaraderie, the fast paced environment. Please tell me I’m nuts and shouldn’t do it.
Hello all, Can anyone share what kind of interview questions are asked to a SAP Native HANA Modeler/Developer with 4 YOE in companies like - Infosys, Accenture, Deloitte, PwC, KPMG, EY ? Thanks.
Those who want to join FAANG: don’t you think that the upward mobility is limited? Thousands of super ambitious MBB background people with top credentials joined these firms over the last decade.
Any recs on finding a good tutor for GMAT? Should I look a different place for quant vs. verbal tutors, or are there tutors that can help with both? Also, is it realistic to think I can get someone for $150 an hour, or is that too low? Lastly, how many tutoring sessions do you think are necessary to reap the benefits? (Lots of Qs, sorry!) For context, am considering using a tutor specifically to help tighten up weak points between my 1st and 2nd sitting
Interested to hear about how software developers feel about moving jobs. What would make you move? Do you read offers on LinkedIn. What would spark your interest in a role or company?
Anyone here have experience boomeranging back to their original b4 firm within a year of leaving for a diff b4? Does this look bad on a resume?
On an average, how much does a sales person in SAAS based company should make in a year considering he/she has 8 years of experience?
Are any of y’all familiar with with Deutsch NYC? I know they have a black Creative VP which is awesome but I was curious to know if anyone had any exp there and could speak on the culture/environment.
What resources (business review articles, textbooks, podcasts, etc.) do you all use to learn about frameworks for biotech commercialization strategy?
Hey all! Has anyone heard of or currently working for Elixirr? They call themselves “a challenger consultancy”, but I heard their culture is very toxic. Any thoughts? Thanks for sharing!
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