MIL turned up to visit newborn with a cold sore which in itself was very strange to me. - I was heading out so asked SO to ensure no handling or kissing of baby. Came home and she’s carrying him around and feeding him. What would you do- I’m horrified and feel angry but maybe I’m overreacting.
I’m having a bit of sticker shock here as I look at my step son’s and step daughter in laws baby registry. They are asking for a stroller that is $600 an extra seat for it which is $250. It’s been a long time since I shopped for a baby. Am I that much out of touch??Is that normal to pay that much or am I being cheap?? Just wondering.
Daycare moms who are nursing - what is your schedule for nursing / pumping and getting out the door? I currently pump after the first feed of the day because I am still full but that takes time. Do you shower / get ready before baby wakes up? Do you pump after the am feed?
How much were your total out of pocket costs to deliver a baby? Assuming no complications as I know with complications it can vary quite a bit. Want to compare what perks FAANG vs Big4 vs other firms have.
Question for fishes who love WFH and claim that they get to spend so much more time with friends and family b/c of it: do all your friends and family also WFH and have the same increased availability as you do? For instance, I WFH, but most of my family and friends still have to go to work due to the nature of their professions - so it's not like I can call my doctor friend or my electrical engineer friend and invite them to hang out during the day.
Any considerations when disclosing to the firm that your wife is pregnant? Debating when to share the news...
My one month old has horrible painful gas. When I spoke to our pediatrician he recommended that I space out his breast-feeding schedule to help with the gas. It really hasn’t done much and his gas is still pretty bad to the point of him crying screaming and he can’t sleep on his back I literally have to sleep with him on my chest in order for him to sleep. any tips on how to help relieve the gas
What are some good baby books. This is baby 2 so didn’t do baby shower and some of the things we did with our first, so would like something that is easily customizable and not too much work!
Just returned from my combined family vacation with my SO. I initially thought it would be a great idea to being our parents along to show them a new country and give back for everything they’ve given us in life. Fast forward I’m more exhausted than before the vacation. My mother has been toxic all the way and didn’t miss out on a single opportunity to criticize my relationship. My in-laws were either talking all the time about random stuff or fighting between each other. Continuing…
To the moms in here - I’m pregnant for the first time & the morning (all-day) sickness is killing me. What are some tips & tricks that worked for you? Any advice is appreciated!
Do any other firms have a policy that requires you to return to work for a certain period after paid parental leave, and if you choose to leave you are required to pay it back? If so, is there anyone who decided to leave before the end of that period? What happens if you can’t afford to pay it back?
Hello. I have an interview for a company that doesn’t offer maternity leave for employees under a year. I happen to be 5 months pregnant. My job now gives 18 weeks total but this new job is more pay, something I’d be much more passionate about and I’d actually get RSUs for the first time. Have you guys negotiated maternity leave? Have you been pregnant looking for work? When do you tell your employer?
What’s your 1-firm’s match % and vesting schedule? 2-Maternity leave, short-term disability benefit - Time given, % of continued compensation, years needed to receive benefit? I’ll start -
For those newborn, working parents, at what age did you send your baby/child to daycare?
Thinking about putting on lingerie to put the baby to bed tonight so husband knows it’s going down as soon as he fades to sleep… I don’t have time to get the message across AND get the D while the baby sleeps because the baby can only sleep alone for like half an hour at a time. 😂
Has anyone had a baby and took leave in CA? Having a lot of trouble with the state leave forms and need some guidance!
How long is maternity leave at your current gig? I was just informed I can only get 8 weeks...
Hi, looking for some thoughts. Our son will be 3 next September 2022 and we are enrolling him in pre-school. There is a half- day option till 12:30 and a full day option till 3pm. Is the 3pm program too long for a 3 year old or is he missing out by not being there for a full day? We also have a nanny for our younger child so don’t necessarily need him to be there all day
How does your SO deal with your WLB? Did a PT MBA and she was patient with me studying evenings and weekends. Now have to do long hours for Uncle D and she getting frustrated and understandably so.
Are you eligible for CPA bonus/reimbursement when hired as an experienced associate? Specifically for EY advisory, I’m wondering if I will be compensated when I finish the rest of my CPA exams
Openings in Paytm
Anyone else feel like a fraud? I got promoted at 2 YOE but now I'm interviewing & realize my coding skills have atrophied. My time is spent on client comms and model design decisions. Should I be looking for PM exits if I don't want to code all day?
Do people nowadays value FAANG, or even startups (i.e Lime, Airbnb, Allbirds), more than consulting (i.e big 4) in terms of prestigious? Understand that position and firm matter, but want to (cont...)
I finally got an interview but I’m not in the country. When I applied I was there so I provided my UAE number. Any thoughts how I can deal with this? Will it look bad that I’m back in NA? (I did check the need for sponsorship and confirmed my current work location in my application).
Anyone having any idea behind American Express's mass hiring for product and marketing role? American Express
Looking at a long-term engagement in Scottsdale, AZ. Anyone have an opinion? Would travel Sunday’s from EWR.
Hi 🐠 anyone have experience working at the Capital Group Companies? What’s the culture like?
Did you know? “Women receive ‘negative personality criticism’, such as being called bossy or told to ‘watch their tone’ in around 75% of performance reviews. Men, on the other hand, rarely do.” From https://cultureplusconsulting.com/2018/03/10/gender-bias-work-assertiveness-double-bind/
Do you all ever have guilt calling in a sick day? I have a pretty bad cold and 5 months pregnant. I’m just so slow today and want to nap. Working from home
NYTimes headline this morning: “Firm Behind ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Underpaid Women, U.S. Says.” Settling out $5mil in a gender/race discrimination lawsuit.
Comp at AlixPartners and Alvarez... go!
Hi everyone I attended interview at amazon at october ,on a loop interview of 4 rounds .my fourth one was scheduled but interviewer didnt turned up on the day i have been told it will be rescheduled but till i didnt get any update i have tried through mail and call no response ,so this means am out?
Stock market looking great. Unemployment numbers improving already with so many states still waiting to open. Hope we can rebuild our great economy and bring it back to pre-covid numbers soon🙏
Can anyone share what the comp structure looks like for a Director at AmerisourceBergen? Do they provide equity at the Director level? Any insight would be helpful!
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6871427562401275904 BIG hiring happening at Capgemini Invent. US, UK, India + others. Anybody looking for a referral, just comment under the LinkedIn post and I’ll be reaching out to you
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