As soon as my husband and I got engaged my mother in law flipped a switch. She went from being nice and sweet to bitchy and passive aggressive. It’s so awful dealing with her that I have to drink when I’m around her to deal. Anyone had a similar experience? She completely tainted my entire wedding with her behavior. It’s a losing battle to talk to my husband about it because he can’t help but decent her.
2020: Pandemic, fires, unrest...can't wait for 2021 2021: Donald Trump is pregnant and Caitlin Jenner is the father.
What is the federal parental leave policy? I’m new to government and having a baby soon. I know we’re given 12 weeks and have to sign an agreement to work 12 weeks after we return but are there other stipulations to a claw back period or how long we had to be at the agency first?
Probably a dumb question.. How do you introduce yourself to your child’s class? I’m reading a book to my child’s preschool class and wondering if I should say my name or just xxx’s mom?
I think my daughter has selective mutism. Any other parents here with a child with selective mutism have any recommendations on how I start this journey (books to read, tactical strategies, etc)
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
What is your firm’s paternity leave policy?
Any new parents, did you decide to circumcise your baby boy? Why and why not? I am conflicted, It’s not required in my culture , No one in my family had done it but looking at some benefits I am not sure if I should get it done for my newborn.
Doing some benchmarking as we revisit our leave policy. Do any of your firms offer external career coaching for transitioning into / then back from parental leave? Any organizations you’d recommend or things you’ve found to be particularly helpful / successful? Thank you!
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your agency. Does your agency do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories about being a working parent.
Need some advice! I’ve been in a serious relationship for a year. I grew up in a traditional south Asian family where no one discussed relationships. My older sister never introduced any of her boyfriends when she dated them either. But when my parent got divorced, my mom became way more open minded about things. So I want to tell her about my boyfriend. I’m still kind of nervous though. Anyone gone through something similar/any tips to navigate the conversation? Going to see her later today.
Gender Issue: someone in my family (Father 🙄) keeps iterating on the issue, that woman should never be allowed in to lead positions. Can't deal with it but have to start yelling at him. Anyone h
My little step sister is 9 and is very clearly and openly the less favored child between her and her brother. I feel terrible for the environment she has to grow up in. I opened an UTMA account for her and am contributing what I can to help her out. Is there anything else I can do to ensure she has the financial freedom she needs to get out of her situation as soon as she hits 18?
I found out I was pregnant & made a deliberate decision not to reveal this news at work as I had concerns that this might negatively impact my Perf Review (unconscious bias). I informed my People Lead & HR, & specifically requested that they not share this news either. I now find out my PL has shared this information. I confronted her indicating this was not her news to share but she deflected (kept saying it would not affect PA) & inferred I was over-reacting. What would you do in my shoes?
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…
Is anyone here taking care of their baby while WFH with no extra help? What’s your experience so far? I have a 2 month old and my leave ends in 7 weeks so I am debating whether or not I should start looking for childcare or if I can multitask and keep her at home atleast until 6months. I also exclusively pump.
Hi all, what would everyone consider as being proper equity compensation at a startup? I am currently being offered a position at a Series E startup (coming from Big4) and would like to better understand the risks/rewards. Any advice appreciated - thanks!
Hey Fish! I’ve since left consulting for a software start up geared towards the trades and providing their industry with the cutting edge tech they deserve. I would love to recommend my people for a role we’re hiring for! USA Remote or in Glendale/LA Area California, great benefits (especially expecting parents). An adjacent team is hiring a Partner Marketing Manager, please DM or comment if interested and I’ll send the JD and answer any questions :)
I’m being promoted to Manager this November but recent got offer from a fintech. In money term the manager base pay is 5k greater than the new role but i’m negotiating to match the offer with my Manager salary. Should I wait until promoted or move asap? I dont want to continue working in external audit so trying to pivot to data analyst role/IA in the fintech before moving to full DA/DS position… but thinking the Manager promotion would help negotiate salary in the future.
Is anyone getting totally unrelated job opportunity inquiries for recruiters at Amazon? A technical recruiter just reached out to me for a Sr. or Principal PM job to a totally unrelated industry/function and I’m puzzled. Are they just trying to throw in a big net and see what comes up?
Am I the only person who hates receiving an “I need to meet with you in my office” email? Can we at least include pertaining to __________? Some of us have anxiety, and I feel like this is the equivalent to a “We need to talk” text message. 🤦🏼♀️
Got selected in H1B lottery and thinking of changing firms. Will doing so before approval invalidate my H1B application?
Confession: I wish there were more minorities working at the firms and clients. I am so sick and tired of acting all “corporate” and feeling like everything just has to be serious all the time. I have worked with minorities in other jobs before and it is always so much more of a collective culture as opposed to an individualistic culture (speaking purely from my own personal experiences and anecdotes).
Got off all social media platforms last week. I am much happier and have so much time now to do other things
The staff was just gathered in our building to let us know we had lost a colleague today from complications related to a recent bout with COVID-19. Please be as safe as you can out there. The pain and the loss is real.
I had HR Discussion today with Capgemini for Consultant (B2) role YOE : 5 years Technology : Data visualisation Current CTC : 7LPA Offered CTC : 10LPA(Fixed) After a long discussion also the HR didn't agree more than this. Is this maximum they pay? Kindly any guide me
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It seems to me that WLB is quite subjective metric and I would like to know what your definition is when you say you don’t have WLB. I consider myself having no WLB because of staying up at past 10pm consistently working and finding myself working on weekends.
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Hi 🐟🐟🐟🐟, What is the role and responsibilities of Associate 2 Designation in PWC SDC, What ia the YOE normally for this role and salary range ? PI provide your inputs 😊
How often does your school's wifi crash? We are supposed to be doing most of our work on google classroom still but this early on we've already had two whole-day internet crashes.
Props to our Jewish friends who not only got through the stress of a work day without fuel, but endured video meetings during which colleagues ate (and ate and ate and ate) on camera.
I am a new consultant which I am excited about. However, I want to move to another firm that has more clients in my area of interest. Should I stay where I am and get promoted then leave? Or should I try to make the jump after I have worked at my current company one year.
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