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!
Should I see baby driver or spiderman?
Thinking about getting animal crossing for my kids - what’s the minimum age y’all would recommend? I get that anyone can fish or catch bugs, but will a child get frustrated when they’re not getting blue roses because they don’t know punnet squares?
Are you able to enroll in benefits at any time during the year? And can you also cancel health coverage at anytime? New to this whole benefits enrollment process
We recently had a child and now looking to do some recurring investment to secure his future (higher education, marriage, medical etc), looking to withdraw 15-17 years down the lane. What type of investments do you suggest which are good from long term perspective for kids ? Or investment for higher education fund!?
People at Slalom...do you like it there? How is it in terms of pay, benefits, work/life balance, culture, etc?
As a immigrant woman from middle class family, all my life, I felt the need to comprise everything, that I always get the third/fourth best choice because of money. My parents shamed me when I get anything good since I was a kid. So even now even I can afford some good things, I never get myself anything good, and I felt bad about it but still very penny pinching.
How common are leaves of absence in PA? I’ve never seen someone out of work longer than a couple weeks other than for parent leave, but people on fishbowl talk about it as something you can reasonably ask for.
We have been quarantining pretty well except for essential grocery runs. My in laws want to meet us. They are also doing grocery runs. Is it alright ? I am 36 week pregnant and my mil is diabetic.
I'm 20 years old. New to consulting. Been rejected by 2 Clients and I think it's because I look like a kid with a baby face. Any advice on this? Not sure what to do and feel discouraged
Anyone feel like maternity leave affected their raise and bonus? I don't feel like my numbers were adjusted and feel like I am getting the run around
Parents, what are you doing for college funds? I want to start saving for my kid and don't know where to start. Do you recommend a bank over the others for this matter?
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?
Looking to jump from healthcare consulting into venture or growth equity healthcare investing. Any good firms that value consulting experience that folks would recommend?
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?
Hope to learn more if you bought an apt in Manhattan, or if you decided against it (renting/moving to upstate/Long Island/Jersey). My husband and I are considering to have a baby soon and are thinking of buying and living in Manhattan for the next 10 years or so (looking at property under $2M). Please share what you considered as you were making the decision - I hate throwing away rent but also don’t want to trap ourselves in significant financial obligations. Thanks!
My parent's home are in a trust and I am tge trustee. I would like to take a loan to remodel the home - anyone have experience in this? Taking a Heloc or other equity loans for home improvement?
I’ve been maxing out my traditional 401k, Roth IRA, and HSA for 3 years now. Should I be looking into Roth 401k contributions? I know strategies vary but want to make sure I’m doing something obviously foolish.
Moving to a new place and have space for a desk and office chair. Best recs for both? Wayfair would be great since I have a friend who has a corporate discount but open to other options
Microsoft CE salary for dc area?
Everytime I ask my boss for a raise he tells me there is a freeze. How should I handle the situation?
Trying to figure out how to manage health issues and work balance. I just recently found out I might have herpes (waiting for the test results to come back) and I have been very and feeling like my life is over especially because it came from being cheated on and struggling with prioritizing my bandwidth and not knowing how to communicate it with my team. Due to stigmas around something as common as herpes I cannot comfortably share that with my team.
Worth it to get a Six Sigma certification? I have a degree in supply chain management and want to go back into that space eventually so I figured a yellow or green belt is pretty low cost. Thoughts?
W hotel ceiling leaked all over my baggage drenching my business clothes. Need advice from experienced travelers on what to demand from management.
Have an offer for $110K pre-tax in consulting and have the option to choose between Boston, DC, Seattle, and San Francisco. I prefer East Coast but which cities would allow me to save the most versus the least? Trying to understand cost of living in these cities, 27M Single, just FYI.
Is anyone feeling the disrespect of students in a classroom? The attitude towards adults when a student is interacting with the said adult. Wow! The mother in me just wants to wash the child’s mouth out for such disrespect, BUT definitely NOT allowed in school. How have kids gotten this far w/o any reprimand for their behavior? What are we teaching them if we keep ignoring….
Are there any direct flights from SFO to Mumbai?
View points on Deloitte Commercial Cyber ?
Do you believe in the idea that you should always be looking/applying for roles, even if you’re content where you’re at? If so, what’s the motivator behind it?
For the people who know SFO, I made it from gate 89 to security and back in eight minutes (left my phone at security- very long story). Was wearing an Equinox shirt-would have made a great commercial!
Do we owe taxes when we buy and sell funds within 401k or 403b? Asking because I want to take over management from fidelity and adjust my portfolio and begin managing myself. Also 403b for spouse with Transamerica
So, do B4 typically ghost candidates they are not interested in or do they generally let them know they weren’t selected?
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
Do you think it’s reasonable to decline a job offer right now to another B4 due to market conditions and the pandemic?
Am I the only one weirded out by these mass spreadsheets of individuals who have been laid off? Is anyone really looking to these for hiring purposes?
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