What should I request for Mother's Day? And why is it always Mom's job to come up with gift ideas, even gifts for herself? Wish my husband and 12 y.o. would put some thought into it & surprise me instead of asking me to pick my gift every year.
For a medical exemption from the covid vaccine is a medical note required if you are pregnant? Please don't lecture me about how I should get it when you know nothing of my situation.
Has anyone heard of the Natalist? I found their Parent Plans book but the only reviews are directly on their site. Alternatively, are there any recommendations for books my husband and I can read to begin preparing to have a child? I can’t just get pregnant and figure it out, I need to try to go in informed (understanding that there’s no way to truly prepare). Expecting Better and Crib Sheets have very polar reviews and don’t quite fit the bill for me. TIA!
At the other big 4 firms - what are the details of the maternity leave benefit? How long does someone have to be employed before qualifying? How long is the leave before labor & how long is the leave after? Thanks!
Had anyone at PwC had babies 14 months apart? Any limits on parental leave with the births so close together?
Thoughts on this?
My husband is from Brazil and we are expecting our first child in April. My mother in law is great, but she wants to come stay with us before the baby is born and right after. I am torn between appreciating the help and wondering if I will want this time to be alone to bond with my baby and husband. Does anyone have experience with having their MIL coming during this period?
Any recs for office chair within $100 range? Asking for a baby sister who’s a broke college student. Doesnt have to b fancy/super fancy but something that r of decent quality… i know its a stretch to ask for this budget🤣
At what age do you stop taking a bath with your child? My 3 year old & I were in the bath together and suddenly he reached out to my chest and said “mumma, your lungs are outside, mine are inside my body” I was so embarrassed! I told him that those were my breasts and that grown ups have slightly different body parts. I normally take a quick shower before him and sit in the tub with him, as that’s our bonding time. I was wearing underpants so thankfully he didn’t notice my non-existant penis
Inheritance in india- Have a significant inheritance in india that I’m looking to invest/park somewhere safe. Anyone know what can be done? I don’t like land due to the “black money” component that will be hard to liquidate and bring here. Fd are insured only upto 1.5L rupees and private lending seems super risky due to lengthy judicial process. Anyone have tips? Only child so no sibling to trust investments/money with in case I wanna put it in a business there.
What precautions have you taken for an infant or baby on airplanes since they can’t wear a mask?
Starting from blood work to getting pregnant, if everything goes smooth what is a timeline we are looking at?
Got married too early (6months) with a narcissist “love bomber”. Didn’t know what love bombing was, never had dated a narcissist before, and I thought I had found the one. I’m 4 months pregnant and
What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm; (3) how many paid weeks off (from firm - not state/fed); (4) other perks, such as ramp up/down time, etc.
I go on maternity leave soon, and my firm offers 16 weeks paid leave, which I plan to fully take advantage of. The only female shareholder in our office keeps pushing me to only take 6 weeks though, because that's what she did. I feel really put off by her comments, but its also making me feel guilty about taking the full time. This is mostly a vent, but if anyone wants to give me some words of wisdom or thoughts, I will take them!
PwC moms, looking up the paid parental leave policy. It seems like even though I will be eligible for 26 weeks of leave, only 8 of these will be paid. Is that right, looking for guidance here.
With 16 weeks parental leave at EY, 1yr no travel after after maternity for ACN, and all the distractions of workers with children, firms should show some love to the yeoman single or childless people
Husband changed his mind about wanting kids... Idk what to do... I’ve always wanted to be a mother
I am a guy and I want to be a father badly :(
Is it possible to knock out the CFE exam in thirty days? Trying to knock this out before busy season
Is there supposed to be a process to determine if a project is a good fit? Feeling as though my firm regularly throws people onto engagements who have skillsets unrelated to what the role demands
Offer 1 (B4 Tech consulting, SC, ATL) - 135K base + 15K sign-on + upto 10% bonus Offer 2 (Bank, Senior Lead Data Engineer, Remote) - 160K base + 5K sign-on + 12.5% bonus ~10 YoE in Banking Industry with Masters. Which offer would be better looking forward 3-5 Years?
Anyone here part of the Workday practice at Deloitte and willing to share info on the culture/people, pipeline, bench and expected salary for an experienced consultant?...(cont)
77 hours from the next super bonus tier. I have about 25 pro bono hours that I could do, and I have about 12 billable hours that I will do. No real Christmas plans. Worth scrounging up those last 40?
I've spent almost a decade in tech strategy and implementation. Now trying to figure out whether product management or corporate strategy (preferably broader than tech) is a better fit for me after several years in boutique and enterprise consulting: Can someone in either of these areas describe your day to day responsibilities, relative compensation, WLB, and how your work fits into your company strategy?
I’m trying to make the jump from agency > platform (not FB…more like Spotify or Twitter etc.). I work with reps at these places as part of my job, but technically their loyalty is to my clients (the ones spending $ on their platform), not to me, working at the client’s creative agency. So it feels weird asking them for a recommendation or referral, but that would obviously be easier than applying on the jobs site... How do I utilize my “network” without making things awkward?
So I screwed up big time and took an associate role in my current job. I absolutely should have pushed for senior, but I was super eager for a new job and to be back near family. I'm about a month into this job, is it crazy for me to start looking around? I know I could be paid a lot more...
Hello fish! Any idea about Affirm Inc. ? I got reached out for an analytics manager role. How’s the WLB, career progression? Also, will exit opportunities be severely restricted to FinTech when I want to move? I’m pretty sure the recruiter is gonna ask me for my salary expectations during the first call, can anyone share a salary range and breakdown? Thanks a lot!
What’s the best single watch winder? COVID makes it tough wearing my watch all day... not looking for luxury, just something quality and a good value.
Do you think firms will update expense policies to allow for reimbursable overtime meals in the remote environment (rather than only allowing reimbursement for meals consumed on site)?
Best exit opp you've seen a partner take ?
For those who worked both at ACN Strategy and at MBB, how is the talent pool difference? Is it pretty drastic?
Is it safe to say the diversity at a megafund like Apollo or Blackstone or KKR is extremely low?
Any feedback on online MBAs as platform for exiting from current gig into industry ? I can’t afford a full time MBA at this point
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