Anyone have a parent or parents who traveled regularly when you were growing up? How did / does this impact you now?(relationships, work, etc.)
One week into kindergarten, already scheduling my first PCR for a sick kid. Buckle up, I guess?
Anyone else concerned about getting a medical weed card in states where it’s legal? I’m worried it’ll impinge on… something. Not sure what.
I’m mentally breaking down because I have been doing a job of a scheduler, PM, notetaker, regulatory submissions, and thus have no room for growth to work on strategy. I’m an AS and I am so sick of having to remind everyone because no one looks at my notes, recaps, and no one remembers anything from any meeting. Recently because I’m so exhausted I started making more “mistakes” like not catching a mistake on a submission. Is this because I suck or is it time for me to move off? I feel terrible.
How hard is it to transition from medical device (e.g., neuromodulation) to pharma/biotech?
I have a chronic illness and WFH has saved my career. There is no way I would have been able to commute to and work in an office consistently. Now, none of my coworkers even know I’m sick.
My boyfriend and I are planning to get engaged within a year or so. We’ve been together for 7 years now. Both our families are from a religious country. I have accepted that my boyfriend smokes and drinks alcohol but this is a huge red flag for my dad. I’m not sure how things will work out if I want to marry him and my father doesn’t approve because of this. My boyfriend wanted to hide it from my family but I’m not sure if it’s a good idea… He’s planning to meet my father this (cont)
Any good books on how to be liked or get along with others? Looking back in my career, I’ve always had friction my manager and disliked by more than one coworker. It very may well be me and I want to change. I think I have issues with authority and grew up as an only child, if that’s relevant. 30’s F
Just want to say "thank you" to Delta for upgrading my whole family to 1st on an international trip. Spouse and child have never been in first.
Can anybody suggest any books or resources to get smart on medical device marketing and/or medical device manufacturing?
Few years back.. I quit Accenture India without serving notice period stating medical reasons and joined another firm. ACN folks continued my employment for another 2 months before giving my (cont)
Anyone receive an offer & negotiate a start date months down the road to take advantage of a better maternity leave policy, or any other reason? Wondering how many months is reasonable to ask for.
Quick question to new fathers. Do you wake up at night when the baby cries to give milk/change diapers? Or your wife does it fully? I don’t do it and I feel pretty guilty.
5 months pregnant and my PROMO GETS ANNOUNCED TOMORROW!!! 🥳🍾💕 if you’re drinking this evening - drink an extra for me!!!
Does anyone have any tips for how to get an exclusively breastfed baby to take a bottle. My son is 5 months old and since he was 1 month old, I pumped maybe twice a week and gave him the bottle. From around 2 weeks ago, he refuses to drink the bottle, even when he is very hungry. I have tried different bottles and ensure the temperature is warm. The milk tastes normal (I tried a bit!). :/
Lol to the partner saying “no pressure on coming back to the office” but mentions it in every single team meeting, talks about how great it is for the client to see us there and even offers free lunch and drinks 😂 I mean thank you but do you really want to risk your whole team being out sick?
What liturgical rite do you observe within the Catholic church? Ill go first, I attend the Traditional Latin Mass of the Latin Roman Rite underneath the one and holy Catholic apostolic umbrella of the church.
Combined outstanding student loans for me and spouse $$70k. Do you recommend pay down quickly a la Dave Ramsey, pay minimums and invest the rest, hold out hope for student loan forgiveness or something else? Additional context - own a home in suburbs (2.15% rate, 255k outstanding, and a few 0% loans for couch, computer, Home Depot, 1 child in daycare
Anyone ever developed brain fog while they were pregnant that hasn’t gone away after giving birth? My daughter just turned 2 and it’s been such a challenge feeling like my brain isn’t as sharp as it once was. This happens especially right before my period nowadays. Anyone have suggestions on how they cope or alleviate this?
How normal is it to be pulled off a trial team because you tell your boss you are moving after trial? I have a trial coming up first week of Oct. This case has been my baby, and I’m going to try it with my boss. I tell my boss up front that, for family reasons, I’ve gotten a new job and will be moving to another city two weeks after trial will likely end. He then gives my trial witnesses to another attorney, but is still going to make me do grunt work. Is he unreasonable or am I?
Assuming you are smart enough to do both (I know big assumption), are you better off being a SWE/data scientist at FAANG or equivalent level at MBB (based on YOE) from a compensation:WLB ratio?
How much do partners really make at Big 4 and MBB. Let's say the first year being a partner ?
Is the AWS cloud practitioner cert meaningful to get or is it just another basic cert that’s useless?
Colleagues, looking to connect w/ female Partners/MDs who work in the advisory practice of a Big 4 acct. firm (Deloitte/EY/KPMG/PwC). I'm pursuing a doctoral degree and interested in learning about women's career paths toward partnership. If you, or someone you know, is passionate about women's advancement in the Big 4 and are open to sharing personal reflections on career trajectory, I'd be grateful to have your input shape the study. Entails a 1 hr zoom interview; all info will be anonymized.
Did anyone have a their H1b lottery picked and approved through a different employer while working with Deloitte and transferred back to Deloitte after H1b approval
Anyone have experience with bariatric surgery, good or bad? I’m 6’0, currently 270lb (normal range pre-Covid was 220-250lbs) female recently diagnosed with Graves Disease (thyroid disorder) that has me swinging hormonally all the time affecting my mood and emotional coping skills, metabolic hunger signals, energy levels etc. I’m interested in a consultation and feeling bariatric surgery may a tool to provide some “bumpers” on my weight situation. Interested in others experience here!
Anyone who bought a new construction home... What mistakes or lessons did you learn from it?
I currently work for a large NFP, and the work is very boring and I’m considering going back into public accounting. I have 4 years of public accounting experience (2 years with a National Top 25 firm) and about 4 years of mostly NFP experience. Working on the CPA license now and plan to be done by December. Any tips for someone who left public and want to go back? Maybe Big 4?
Hello Slalom Canada folks, Anyone willing to chat about Slalom's company culture and its niche/specialty here in Canada?
I came across a post boasting about perks in big4 vs park in Witch companies, here are my input 1. I started my career with big4. Although it gave a lots of perk to keep you grounded or get you in comfort zone some major cons were A. Out dated technology stack B. No work life balance C. This big 4 always carry tapes to measure your performance. 2. I recently joined a witch company and here are my inputs A. Latest tech stakes but slow pace of work B. No long working hours (gov job)
Would anyone be willing to share a successful M7 MBA resume from a strategy consulting background for review? I am hearing a lot of ad. Consultants say I can’t use my standard resume but struggling a bit to identify which aspects of “consulting” to leave out. Most of my bullets are leadership and action/result oriented, so not really getting why it must change. Really appreciate the support
What roles would a generalist tech consultant (3.5 YoE) apply for at a top tech company? I’m not a dev, and mainly have done tech strategy in the analytics space cross industry and PMO work. Have a ugrad and MS in engineering, six sigma certified. I do know python/R as well as tableau but don’t want to be a dev or BI analyst
Anyone just getting tired of their partner on a whole new level with WFH? I feel like we are getting into spats more, I'm getting more resentful of the lack of even workloads/effort, and to top it all off these tensions are literally invading my personal space! Not looking for advice really. Just wondering if anyone else is feeling partner fatigue more now than the Before Times.
Hello All. I am a recent licensed attorney in NY and AZ. A former judge from Albania. I hold a JD from ASU. Unfortunately, being only focused on trademark associate positions, I have not landed my first year associate job. Actually working in house as a trademark paralegal. Do you remember how did you get your first job as a trademark attorney? Where is a good place I should send my resume in AZ, NY, or for remote? New in the States and I do not have such network! Thanks
DLaunch (new hire orientation) is returning to in-person soon. I have a chance to give feedback to leadership- if you were a virtual hire (i.e. not in the same city as a USDC) would you want to travel to DLaunch in 1 of the 3 center locations so you could meet other USDC professionals (potentially some from your OP)? Or would you rather attend DLaunch in the office nearest to you (which could include travel or not, depending where you live) with professionals across all 7 talent models?
Headed to Seattle in a few weeks for a long weekend trip w/ my SO - any restaurant recommendations? We're staying near pike place but don't mind uber-ing to wherever if it's worth it!
There seems to be so many posts about teachers struggling with their mental health right now (myself included) on here. Has anyone found any online support groups for teachers or a similar resource?
Would you take a pay cut and dip in title to go in-house? I feel done with agency life and got an offer to go in-house at a well-known brand. The catch is that it’s about a 10% pay cut and I’d be going from a Director to Manager. And honestly, if I take this offer to my agency I know they’ll automatically bump my title to VP and give me a pay raise. I’m on track for that to happen in Dec. but I’m at the point I’m just worn out but not sure if this is a wise decision in the long run.
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