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.
CMV: noise canceling headphones are overrated. It blocks out the background noise and isolates annoying noises like baby crying...earplugs are far superior for traveling.
Got a job offer at Deloitte for manager level. Looking for a summary of benefits. I know 401k match but is there a waiting period, do you have something like pwc’s wealth builder. What is parental leave? What is the phone benefit? (Pwc subsidizes phone and pays plan). Health insurance I assume is crap but who is it through? Any random benefits that stick out to you that other firms might not have?
Before someone says comparison is thief of joy, share your experiences and thought process if possible... My wife and I have a very stable career here in the US with 400K HHI and just hit our 30s with our first kid. But I personally know friends who have very successful start ups (read unicorns) in India and several others going down that path. I don't feel very complacent but don't want to risk moving the family now in search of a startup in India (either my own or joining one). Contd...
Need info on green card application process...have a birth certificate but it doesn’t have my full name, full father’s name. Its not practical for me to go to India and go through this process again..
Need recommendations for a good mattress that will last 5-10 years and make me sleep like a baby. Budget is max 3-4k. Thoughts?
Advice please! Want to move my baby boy (9 mo) in same room as my toddler son (2.5 yo). Both sleep through the night and have good sleeping habits. When is a good time to do this? What to do/not do?
In Lady Gaga's voice 🎶There ain't no reason you and me should be alone Tonight yeah baby, tonight yeah baby But I got a reason that you-hoo should take me home tonight I need a man that makes it ri
Pregnant fish / fish w pregnant SOs - are you planning to travel during your pregnancy with the pandemic going on?
Senior, pregnant and worried about busy season because half the seniors in my practice quit in the past two months. Directors have said to seniors “brace yourself”. I am already stressed and high risk and off my ADHD meds and struggling a lot to get work done. Is it worth taking maternity leave early and “screwing over” my teams? I feel guilty. Doctor suggested to take medical leave if I am struggling. Need advice 😢
When is a good point to transition Baby 2 into Baby 1’s room? Baby 2 has only just started sleeping through the night, so I want to make sure that skill is solid before we make a move, but (con’t)
6 days PP here. What are your tips to get my baby to suck consistently? She keeps falling asleep.
Hi! I work in EdTech and I'm looking for recommendations for a good legal firm or individual attorney who specializes in data privacy, specifically around online child safety (COPPA, etc). Any ideas?
My 3yr old daughter was playing with 2 different sized crayons yesterday. The bigger one was mom and the smaller one baby! The imaginitive conversations that followed were the best entertainment ever!
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Anyone transition their kid/s from day care to Au Pair? What was your experience - did kids have enough activities and social interaction with Au Pair?
Just had a baby. Any downside to adding my spouse to my high deductible plan for nov-dec and not just the baby? I already reached the family deductible and am within 3k of the family out of pocket max
Turned down an offer to run Berkshire Hathaway and accepted a role at Deloitte! Only catch was I had to sacrifice my first born! Ready to join to D family - can't stop thinking about D! #deloitteproud
Can anyone share advice on how to tell a client a team member is leaving the firm? I’m a team lead whose manager is on PTO until this guy leaves the firm. Was hoping to tell my client tomorrow. Help?
What are expense policies at like other agencies? Dinner, travel, etc... trying to determine which one of our shops are the most generous with their employees. 👐
Would you rather work for an older, more established company with lots of employees, average salary and a slow climb of the ladder to leadership? OR Would you rather work for a relatively new startup with 2000 employees, GREAT salary and quick career progression, but alot of learning because it’s a startup.? P.S. both companies are known across the globe.
Reposting here: Are there any remote volunteering opportunities that allow me to utilize my tech skillset? I'd like to help out in a way where I'd provide the most value.
Post your unpopular opinion. I’ll start: Layoffs are good for firms. It keeps the top-performers, aligns reality with company’s expectations, and as a result, brings better work.
About when should I start prepping for interviews? I submitted H / S last week but havent been able to focus on interviews yet
Hi Guys, can anyone tell me when does a promotion take effect (officially) for PwC SDC Bangalore?
Peeps I have H1b till Sep 2021 but my passport expired in Sep 2020 and along with it my I94. I had already renewed my passport back in Feb but haven’t left the country since. I read online that my presence in the USA is unlawful and staying here unlawfully for more than 180 would bar me from entering US for 3 years. What are my options ?
Any companies offering permanent wfh??
Is it possible to knock out the CFE exam in thirty days? Trying to knock this out before busy season
How expensive a house would you buy/feel comfortable buying? TC 350k (California). 700k NW (300k liquid / saved. 400k in retirement). No other debt. Pretty moderate lifestyle currently (on monthly take home of 11-12k (from salary only) spend about 5k a month (incl 2500 in rent) and generally good about lifestyle creep lately so can plan to keep spending (outside of the house / mortgage) down. Thoughts? Thanks!
Which agencies are more innovative, tech driven? I feel like there will be more gamification, experiential in the future although in the end, it all comes to the client's decision.
First time on the bench as a relatively new hire, any advice for making the most of this downtime?
Are public sector projects highly competitive to get onto at the different MBB firms? Saw a story today saying that the social sector is <5% of revenue, with some consultants saying...
WFH + short week = 🙌🍺🙏🍻👍
Fastest promotion from A to SA that you know?
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