Any rumors of PWC joining the parental leave arms race? EY and Deloitte upped theirs to 16 weeks paid leave, while Don Draper PwC kicks new parents in the nuts and tells them to get back on the road
14 weeks pregnant here with a 4 year old. I’m so exhausted all the time. I do workout (typically on lunch breaks) and eat fairly healthy. Any tips or tricks on how to keep energy levels up?
Moms, do you have recommendations for formula? My baby is 5 and half months old, and I want to supplement with formula, just a few ounces every day. She had some Similac and enfamil samples, and don’t have any negative reaction with either.
How to get my MIL and mother to converse more with each other. I’m tired of being a middleman (middle woman)
I have a child who has been identified as a selective mute. Anyone have experience with this?
What did you find absolutely essential to your nursery? Overwhelmed with all the options.
Ladies who also abide by the “expecting better” philosophy that a glass of wine every once in a while is totally fine during pregnancy… I am going to a work women’s happy hour tomorrow. Yay or nay on using my weekly glass of wine? (I am clearly pregnant and people know I am pregnant). I kind of want to but I also fear the judgement and having to explain myself…
Favorite maternity brands?
I put in my two weeks about a week and a half ago. Upon putting in my two weeks, I immediately told all my managers so we can start planning for transition. They all sat on it and now I'm running around like a chicken with it's head cut off trying to transition work. I kinda want to push back because I'm super overwhelmed and I honestly don't know how I'll get through everything they want me to do without working the whole weekend. I am just being a big baby? Or ideas of how to push back?
I got recruited for an in house position...3 months pregnant. I know I am not guaranteed parental leave, what are the pros/cons of telling the interviewer about my condition?
That moment when the call admin mutes your line when your kid starts crying in the background...
I’m 16 weeks pregnant (baby number 2) and applying for new roles. I don’t desperately need a new job before baby gets here, but I’d like to see if there’s a role that is a better fit and more financially advantageous. Moms who have interviewed, negotiated & accepted new roles while preggo- any tips?
Has anybody adopted or considering to adopt. I am torn :( Multiple failed cycles. Next option is donor but insurance wont cover it, even though anthem says about donor in the policy. Anyone use Deloitte insurance for donor egg? If we have to pay 50k out of pocket, is it really worth it or better to adopt?
My wife and I just had a baby boy and are getting a lot of pressure from her family to get him circumcised. Not for religious reasons but for social ones, they are worried he wouldn’t fit in. I am opposed to doing this our pediatrician said there was no appreciable health benefit and that today it is about 50/50 circumcised vs not in the US (much lower circumcision rates elsewhere) Is there something I am missing here?
Can we legally give the baby a different last name than the one my partner and I have at birth? I may change my last name to match at a later date but tbd.
Recently suffered a miscarriage, and while I took a few days off at the time, I am really struggling day to day to get through work 😔 feeling like I’m about to crack. I have a milestone sabbatical I could take, but fear Id regret using it now vs when I’m lucky enough to have a baby / use on the other side of maternity leave. How do so many women go through this? Any tips on getting through work while dealing with this?
4mo pregnant and having one of those hell project days where all I want to do is slam my computer shut and pour myself a Hendricks and Tonic and slowly melt into a puddle in the sunshine. ... Anyone got any good nonalcoholic coping mechanisms for these days?
Am I a byach? Grandmother and father put the 4 year olds in seats B and C next to me in A, and refuse to split up so that an adult is sitting with each. Asked and answered: "They're good boys." IHML.
When I was a kid one of my biggest worries about adulthood was avoiding quicksand. I'm so relieved that it worked out well. 😂😂😂
What does growth look like for a typical recruiter. What’s the next step in their career? I’ve been a recruiter for 3 years now and thinking about doing an online MBA while still working.. is that a good move?
What % of body weight is considered good for squats, bench press, and deadlifts? I weigh 150lbs (M27) so what are some good weights for these exercises? Thanks!
FYI- We are hiring a Media Buyer (TV/Radio experience required) and a Copywriter! Remote/WFH with no plans in the near future to return to office.
Interviewing with N26. They seem legit in Europe, but does anyone have any word around their US operations?
When your partner puts time on your calendar for a one on one next week with zero context…it is promotion season but I’ll surely be overthinking this for the next week! 😬😬
I need INTENSIVE case interview coaching. (probably 10-12 weeks of daily sessions). Where should I look and how long should I be casing before submitting the application? I’m especially concerned about spending $5,000 just to get dinged at the resume stage. Any tips on how to navigate that?
Any recommendations for a private cook in Cabo San Lucas? Looking for good simple fresh Mexican food for 3 dinners and 2 lunches for 6 adults in our penthouse kitchen. Prefer this over going out to eat given we will have a full kitchen.
PE is notorious for being difficult to get into unless you’re coming from IB. However, there are success stories for consultants breaking into PE even without an MBA. Which got me thinking, how difficult would it be for a healthcare management consultant to land a spot at a healthcare-focused PE firm?
If the July new hires already start at 2k more than last years October and January hires, how will our raise put those us with a year of experience soon much above them?
Tax FB peeps- what's a good range for SM in the DFW market? Is PayScale or Glassdoor on the money?
How to handle anxiety from Covid?
While applying for extension questionnaire asked if I am legally married. I recently got married but my spouse is yet to apply for H4 visa as consulates are closed. Still do I need to fill my spouse details?
An H1B transfer has been applied for me with LCA SOC code 15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts. Has anyone here had success with H1B with this SOC code? Can you please share experience?
Any consultants got their H1b visa this week?
Might be a dumb question, but where do you put “MBA Candidate” on a LinkedIn profile? Have seen it in both the work experience and education sections. Also, do people typically make posts to announce?
Tips on getting comfortable with using tampons/other recommendations? Projected to be on period during vacation at the beach...
Question about credit age and credit scores. If I call up Amex and tell them to open a new credit card and transfer the credit from another card to this new credit line (and cancel the old credit card but keep the old credit line on my new credit card). Would the average age of open credit decrease as a result of both opening a credit card AND losing the credit card I had opened? Or would the age if the second credit card be transferred over.
Currently an A3 in audit. My team communicated to me that they’re pushing for me to get mid-year promo (Jan 2022) but I’m also interested in leaving to another Big 4 for AAS as an S1. Current salary is $73.6k and am unsure of how much I should be going for to make the jump worth it. I know EY FAAS offered a friend $85k in my market but assuming I get mid year promo I’m not so sure the salary bump would be significant enough. How much room for negotiation is there with Big 4 experienced hires?
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