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??
Which firms have the best maternity/paternity packages? Do any cover some of the cost of surrogacy? I have a medical condition that would make actually carrying a child dangerous, so wondering if some firms offer help in that area (I’ve heard of some covering IVF costs).
Moms, I need advice. I’m one month in at D (previous consultant, spent last 5 years in industry as a leader of leaders) and came in at Mgr - and I *hate* it. I’m 13 weeks with our first and mat leave was a huge factor in coming to D, so feeling trapped. I spend more time dealing w/ asshole client SM (not my project SM) than doing work. My coach is great, but her advice was basically, “D is full of assholes 🤷🏻♀️, get used to it.” Is it too soon to leave? Especially pregnant? What to tell recruiters?
Hey mamas, Anyone have recommendations on how to increase milk supply? I pump exclusively (baby didn’t latch well to the left, and always ends up being half full when he feeds on the breast) - hence the pumping! Not sure if I’m doing this right and if anyone has recommendations that have worked to increase supply, would be much appreciated!
Should I see baby driver or spiderman?
My sister is unvaccinated with no plans to get the vaccine. She is getting married this year, meaning lots of events. I am pregnant, high risk (CH mama from yesterday’s post), and can’t risk getting Covid again. What would you do? Do I ask her to get vaccinated for my/her future niece’s sake? If she doesn’t, should I sit out the wedding events?
I've been working late most nights this week. In the office all week despite the WFH policy. Partner has seen me all day. I'm heading out at 5pm to pick my kid up from daycare since my husband has been doing it for me all week. And the partner says we need to catch up before the weekend. Dude. I told you I had to leave at 5pm today. I had another $75 added to my daycare bill this month for being late at pick ups. Don't look annoyed that you didn't come talk to me. I can call you from the car.
Do people in analytics groups (Quantum Black, Gamma, Lighthouse, etc) get access and exposure to the parent firm's training for general mgmt consultants?
I love business travel. sticking my husband with the kid pickup/after school/leaving early and making excuses to the boss craziness while I sleep in, exercise, work late and eat in peace is bliss.
When you had your first child, how old were you? What was your household income and net worth? Did you feel ready financially?
Moms, I am 14 weeks pregnant. At KPMG, the new year starts in October and basically by spring of the following year, so April 2021, is when they put people up for promotion for the following year. My goal is to make it on that promo list in April 2021 - But thats when I am due. When should I inform my team that I am pregnant and how do I let them know that I am still willing to work hard for this promo despite my pregnancy? Thank you!
Anyone had negative pregnancy tests but was actually pregnant? It’s around my time of month but no period yet.
Very niche but freelance moms in the UK - is there a way to get (federal) maternity leave benefits?
Baby fever is REAL ! Any advice from the moms?
Supply chain Folks. I have a friend who is looking to get back to work after maternity hiatus of a few years. She was a buyer. She wants to pursue CSCP. Will it help her chances of landing a job? Tks!
Looking at leaving big law for a small boutique (I would be attorney 3). Current firm offers 16 weeks paid parental leave; small firm is 12 paid. Is 12 reasonable/enough?
Deciding on a stroller as a FTM. Read a lot of the comments in this thread. I’ll be having a winter baby in a very snowy place and won’t be doing walking outside until baby is maybe 5 months. I’m not sure I’d need a bassinet. What stroller would you recommend? If Uppababy, is it still worth it even though the Bassinet isn’t really going to be used?
Turned in my 2 wks. EM asked me to stay for another week bc manager will be on parental leave around the same time (and sounds like EM is pressuring him as well). Should I consider at all?? Felt a bit guilty to leave the pressure on the manager…
Gah I secretly hate work events that are "casual" dress (in this case chicago promotion day) I never know what to wear. Why can't everything just be business casual it keeps things simple 😬
Received a call today from CTS HR: Profile: Automation Tester - Selenium C# HR: What is your Current CTC: ME: 12L What is your ECTC: ME: 20L HR: YOE ME: 6.7 Years HR: CTS can only pay 15L for this experience. ME: OK, can you atleast bring it up to 18L. HR: No CTS has strictly instructed that 6-7 years budget is 15L. Me: OK, atleast arrange interview.. Later on we can discuss salary. HR: You seem to have high expectations. We are sorry. END Of Call..
Let's get a thread going of parental leave policies? What's the parental leave policy at your agency
Freenome is a diagnostic company looking to expand our Quality Assurance Team. Our company is growing and we are seeking a talent in Florida that can work part-time (20 hours/week): GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Auditor. We are open to considering various backgrounds, with preference to those with experience in startup, diagnostic, biotech, or life science environments. www.freenome.com/careers
QB/AAG/Gamma folks -- how'd you find benchmarks for your total comp seeing as there arent as many out there? What's the reasonable equivalent TC for A/C/SC in SEA?
Has anyone obtained the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credentialing? if so, did you find the class and credential worthwhile? Could you share where you found value added to your role as a recruiter?
Has anyone implemented Workday without experiencing massive regrets? It seems to be far more complicated to run advanced reports, export data timely, and be productive from a reporting standpoint. Also, has anyone had any luck with Reed Group as their leave management vendor? I’ve implemented Reed Group with both Lawson and Workday and the results have been abysmal each time from an integration standpoint.
OTS - EY - Manager salary? Chicago
Looking to jump from healthcare consulting into venture or growth equity healthcare investing. Any good firms that value consulting experience that folks would recommend?
Any thoughts on the best certifications to get in order to help move forward? I have considered the CCP from World at Work, but it’s fairly pricey to get by the time you wrap up everything. I was looking at both SHRM-CP and SPHR. Everyone that I have spoken to has the SHRM, but that’s also only looking at individuals in a small geographic footprint and within 3-4 different companies. I was hoping to get some thoughts on this from others? Thanks
Considering looking for a new sales management role. I’ve only had “promote from within” sales manager roles where I started as an IC and continue to manage my book while selling. I’d like to make a switch and start in a management only role. Any recommendations on companies? I have 6 years of top producing IC sales experience and a little over 4 years of management experience.
Just drop everything into ARKK and grind at work to get more capital to dump more into ARKK. Their methodology works and is basically what we all want to do but maybe don't have the time to do. Tesla was great but even without it they are crushing the year. Fairly diversified too in tech for healthcare, manufacturing, software, internet etc.
Senior consultant salary + bonus at fti Consulting? Looking at transactions practice. Chicago.
Anyone working with ITSS, do let me know about the company and benefits given to employee?@ITSS
Any insight into firm culture at Greenberg Traurig? Austin or Texas offices specifically
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