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.
Hi, Consulting Moms! I need advice - I am leaving industry to return to consulting. I have offers from KPMG and Deloitte, and we are looking to start a family ASAP (we have been actively trying and I have a feeling it would be just my luck to start a new job and find out I’m pregnant). Would love your insight around personal experience with hours per week, work-life balance, culture, etc. Offers are same level/role/scope (Change Management / Transformation / Human Capital) and same salary. TY!
Expecting our first baby soon. What are some things/gifts I can get him or things we can do that will be special, that he can use throughout childhood or even remember throughout life? Feel like we’ve been scrambling to nail the essentials to keep him alive but haven’t done anything else because work has been so busy. Any special recommendations?
Question for parents (clueless non-parent here). I like to buy my nieces (ages 1 to 5) clothes for their birthday/xmas. What stores have clothes that your kids/you like?
I’m applying for an industry job and the company has no parental leave benefits whatsoever. Even FMLA is just unpaid 12 weeks and require 1 yr of service. HR rep literally said “my kid is 18, I don’t
There is a huge push for our district to install audio and visual cameras to the classrooms. What do you all think?
As a Senior, what level of staffing issues do you think is the line between being a baby or there may be a staffing shortage
Moms - Suggestions on where do you buy flowy or loose tops to wear post partum. Have a toddler so out and about most of the time but hate when someone enquires how many months pregnant I am .
My husband told me that he feels parenting our 2 yr old is a burden. He’s actually a great parent and loves our son but hates all the hard work that goes with it (wake ups / getting ready for daycare / sick days / tantrums). Neither of us wants to take a step back in our career to care more time for our son, and we don’t want the other person to either. We’re considering an Au pair, but I’m mourning the fact that we, and especially he, aren’t parents that love parenting. Anyone in the same boat?
Maternity/belly band - how long did you use it and is it still something you’d recommend if i have a decent pile of maternity pants already by the end of my 2nd tri?
Mothers, how do you keep your life going / live your life for yourself without having all your time sucked up by work and kids? I grew up with a doting stay-at-home mom, so I don’t have many examples of what balanced motherhood looks like. Also, it seems like American society erases your entire identity as a human being beyond “mom” once you have a kid, and I’m not sure how I feel about that. Thinking of having kids someday, but worried I’m too selfish to go for it.
My wife and I just had our first child and as she was waiting to be vaccinated (we went for her first shot on the way home from the hospital), we told both sets of parents to wait 3 weeks before flying to come see us. Understand that’s upsetting but her parents couldn’t handle it to the point that they stopped talking to her for three weeks half way through the pregnancy and then after saying they understood, flew to her sisters place (2 hrs from us) without telling us then called after..cont’d
First time mom here and want to start creating a budget for myself for my maternity leave- any tools/ resources on finances for pregnancy/maternity leave. Thank you in advance.
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
33 F. All of my friends are having babies. I get really lonely when they aren’t available because they are either tired from child rearing or are actively rearing their children. Happens every weekend, lots of evenings. On top of it, I feel outside of female work groups because I don’t have kids and just can’t talk about the things they talk about. I don’t know how to make this feeling go away, but being exhausted and putting my career on the line for a kid is not the answer. Anyone else?
How do you guys take care of your parents back home . I am a single child living in USA . I don’t want to go back and it is getting tougher day by day .
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?
Advise working with a coworker who doesn't "answer the question directly": I just joined a new company and I am starting to work with a coworker but I feel like he tends to deflect my questions all the time and he often gives a vague/BS answer. FOR EXAMPLE, I stepped in reviewing the list of deliverables needed for the project, I provided my input but instead of discussing the actual context, he would just gave me a bunch of historical background information. How do I "cut to the chase"?
CFP, asking advisors out more than five years... has it really made a difference in your career growth/AUM and how clients perceive you? I guess I’m asking, was it really worth it?
Hi everyone! I just got a new entry level job at an agency that I’m really excited about. I was wondering if anyone has any advice on how to stand out, find mentors, and grow in a 100% wfh environment?
Going to one of HSW. If I decide to stay in consulting (potentially long term), is it worth forgoing a B4 sponsorship to try for MBB?
Hey Fishes, Any suggestions on skills to combine with foreign language proficiency. I want to move to a better role and would really appreciate your insights on skills in demand
Just accepted an offer from a former client at an exciting company - Joining the corporate strategy team after 5 years in consulting post mba. I doubled my comp in cash before equity - which is flattering / exciting - but also a lot of pressure … a bit worried they expect me to come in and be a wizard. Any tips / advice?
Thought I'd share this for inspiration. I was eating right and working out for the past few weeks and my weight on the scale was not budging which in turn was demotivating me. Yesterday was my first rest day and cheat day. I also slept a full 8 hrs. This morning I stepped on the scale and voila! Down 6 lbs. This has motivated me to keep pushing. Another 15 lbs to my target. lesson learned - Trust the process!
I have a first grader who has a 2 sec attention span. I have to use a scripted ELA curriculum with lots of talk but not much writing. She NEEDS to do something focused on the lesson. Any ideas? TIA
Hi fellow members, I ll be joining as 2.5 years lateral. What happens in probation period at SAP? Can a person worked in support project survive at SAP?
Taking the bar exam tomorrow tomorrow! Anyone have any stories about when you thought you failed but actually passed?
Hi 🐠! My firm is willing to file an EB3 GC for me, however I’m from a highly backlogged country and was wondering what’s the realistic timeline for it from start to finish? The process seems to be stressful, to say the least. Alternatively, I have the ability to venture out into Canada (as I’m yet to pursue my MBA, after which I plan on pivoting into a diff. industry). What would you do?
If you were still employed and content with your current job, would you continue to interview for a job you really couldn’t see yourself taking? I feel like if I say no, I’m not up for the challenge.
Dear connections, I have an offer from L and T infotech for Senior Azure Data Enginner. Just wanted to know how the company is in terms of : 1. Annual hikes 2. Variable component payment 3. Non US Onsite opportunities 4. Growth and reskill opportunities. 5. Promotions / progressions. 6. Work life balance 7. Project or accounts
Which Big 4 has the best MySpace practice?
Considering applying to KKR capstone, any idea what TC looks like for associates? Base is ~150k according to H1b site
Any Deloitte 🐠 looking for a project? Need a BA or C with very strong excel modeling and Tableau skills for an immediate opportunity. Would love to staff within the family.
Hi there, any referral available for a recent graduate data science/Machine Learning engineer role. I have an experience of 1.5 years in data cleaning, analysis and preparation, SQL, Python and ML Modelling with work n exp in Azure as well. Also, one more thing, should I look for switching right now or not!! You guys are much more experienced and i will get genuine help so please help me with this dilemma!! Thanks! :)
just got turned down for a job I worked super hard to land. I'm so bummed and I really need it They went with internal - said I was a great candidate and keep applying, they just cont
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