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What is the maternity/paternity leave policy at your firm (in the US)? EY is 16 weeks for both. What is the ideal amount of time for leave in your opinion?
Hi Mom’s. Any comfortable pajamas that don’t cost a bomb? I’m currently pregnant and most clothes are making me feel uncomfortable!!
Anybody’s mom and husband don’t get along? Lol running out of ideas to have them get along. I have a newborn and my mum is here to help with him, and she and my husband don’t get along. Love my husband, he’s great and very helpful with the baby and for me as well in terms of emotional support (postpartum has been harder on me than I thought) but he and mum don’t see eye to eye. Some points of difference- mum is super religious whereas he’s atheist etc etc
How long do you have to be at your company to qualify for their maternity / paternity leave policy?
This virus is not a joke people. It killed a healthy actor, 41, who has a 1-year old child.
I need advice, has anyone been in a similar sit? Met a guy on Bumble in March. He had gotten out of a 4 year relationship in December. We dated for 2 ish weeks, on date 3 we made out and touched (no sex but we both came). After the date he tells me he needs time to himself, his mind is all over the place. We’re May and he reached back out (to congratulate me for my sisters baby). Said he’s in a much better place mentally, wants to meet up. CONTd in comments
I have an exit offer to a major PharmaCo, really excited about the offer and company in another state. The problem is that the start date is right when my wife is due with our first child. Normally nbd, but we just found out that my wife has developed a heart condition because of the pregnancy. OBGYN and Cardiologist both have said that it would be ultra high risk for to move before the baby comes and will be safe 1-2month after. Tips moving the start date without getting the offer pulled?
Is it possible to breastfeed only if you get a baby nurse? I am due in December and contemplating getting a baby nurse, but want to know if baby nurses make more sense if you’re pumping or giving formula.
It’s so frustrating that we females can experience a variety of symptoms which at a certain age could accurately indicate that you’re either getting your period, pregnant, or starting menopause.
I’m curious to hear from people at other firms what is offered in terms of part time work or alternative work options for people that don’t really care about making partner and might want to work part time. I just had my second child and want to ask to come back from maternity leave on a part time basis but our firm doesn’t seem to have anything in place right now. If your firm offers this, what’s the billable requirement, how much of a pay cut is it, and do you still get benefits? Thanks!
I work with several people with kids and I have noticed quite often that they completely disregard any issues of people with no kids and try to one up work life imbalance conversations with stories of them being parents. It must be hard being a parent but I don’t think people at work should be treated differently or given any additional consideration just because they have a kid. You already get parental leave so If I’m expected to work 12hr I ask the same to be expected from my peers with kids.
For those who have done sleep training, did you drop all feeds between bedtime (7 pm-ish) and wake time (6 am-ish)? My six month old is still waking up around midnight to feed. My sis-in-law suggests dropping this feed by letting the baby cry it out. Would love to hear your experience!
Do you have many LGBT friends and do you necessarily care if you do or don’t? I have one gay friend who I catch up with occasionally and I think my husband has two. I never really cared either way about it, however I feel like I’m at that point where you primarily make new friends through existing ones, and they are having children and making other “parent” friends. Between that and living in a SFH neighborhood in the suburbs, I’ve changed my viewpoint over the last few months.
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🤣
Starting from blood work to getting pregnant, if everything goes smooth what is a timeline we are looking at?
i’m in quite the dilemma - I have a new job that requires me to move to another state and remain virtual. However, I requested an exception to delay the move since I became pregnant and other reasons -i.e-no childcare in the state of moving and spouse can’t relocate with me at the current moment. I sent in a medical letter for my pregnancy care by my high risk specialist and they are reviewing this. I have since miscarried and still grieving. have no idea what to do.
Planning to move to Deloitte in next couple of months. Can any of you please help me with the parental leave policy? How much is it and can you take it within 6 months or so of joining ?
Is it a bad idea to cold email a hiring manager / head of department if there’s a job you’re interested in at their company? Different from seeking advice/networking so wasn’t sure.
If 2+ people submit a referral on your behalf at their company for a position you recently applied for, does it make you stand out even more/increase your chances of getting an interview vs. just 1?
I’m a C up for promotion to SC. If go-live on the project fails, would my promotion be denied? I won’t be responsible per-se, but I’m still a significant contributor to the project
Didn’t get the MBB offer, so going FAANG
Has your firm done any fun/unique remote events? I have seen things online for remote chocolate or wine tasting - that sort of thing - has anyone had experience with these? What company did you use?
I left my former employer in Q4 2019 but didn’t rollover my Roth 401k prior to the crash, so I’ve left it there this whole time and it’s rebuilt nicely (not back to where it was, but closer)...cont
So I plan to prepare treats this Halloween for the kids in my neighborhood. What kind of treats do I get to minimize dental damage? Putting in fruits, nuts, or apple chips would feel like I tricked them and ruined the treat, no? Do I just put in regular candy but add in a small travel size Crest toothpaste (like they do at the dentist) and pray that their parents taught them to brush regularly? My conscience is torn. Please help.
Hi! Can anyone share offers they have negotiated for a program manager role at Facebook, google and/or sales force? Or similar companies. Almost 11 years of management consulting experience. Total comp including base, rsu and any bonuses would help!!
Posts about 401k’s and IRAs dominate here. I never liked em for their restrictions. I buy land instead. Third time now. Tend to double my money at least, each time. Am I still missing out or I have I stumbled on something better???!
“It just stresses me out-having ALL women on this project. It’s not even a gender thing. It just... if anything it‘d be MORE sexist to keep the team “as-is” simply BECAUSE you’re all women, you know?"
I have an interview coming up that is much more technical than my current role. I have a good foundation for a lot of the skills they are looking for but no concrete experience. What can I do to prepare for this and make up for my lack of technical background? It’s an analyst role with a boutique firm
Any Big 4 people who work in actuary here? What's the work like? If I pass the first 2 exams, do I have a chance of transferring in?
What is the interview process like for the the VCA client consulting analyst position? What kind of questions are asked?
I have a Delta flights booked on December 31 and January 1 on the same itinerary. Will the MQDs MQMs and MQSs count towards 2018 or 2019?
I am planning to tell the admission that how HBS will help me bridge me to Hollywood on commercializing performing arts - I wanna be a superstar in Hollywood :) the huge difference between going to MFA program vs MBA is that me and MBA program are better fit for each other but I gain optimized power to transcend my career. Opinion?
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