I’m a director at a startup, 31 years old. I’m getting to the point where i want to start a family but don’t see how in this environment supports that since the work is so intense and there aren’t good benefits. I’d like to make similar or better salary since kids aren’t cheap. I’ve worked at tech and software industry in the past. What companies would have the environment I’m looking for? I know we are all looking for that golden opportunity with amazing work life balance and amazing pay but

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Microsoft is the right answer here. Comp is less than FAANG but very relaxed wlb and good benefits.

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Salesforce is pretty chill

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That would depend on what you’re doing now and your experience. There is a large Services Delivery arm that implements Salesforce, which is where I am. Others may be able to chime in from other departments.

Tagging on Microsoft, LinkedIn for sure.

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Does this exist? Am I just dreaming? I’d imagine old tech companies like Oracle or IBM might have something like this but cannot confirm. I’ve been at a large tech company before where my director left at 3 pm regularly and would occasionally answer emails; his personal life came first. And I’m sure he made good money.

I’d rather get a root canal than go back to EY

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Work is never gonna buy you a family

Work helps support a family though. I’m all set on having someone to start a family with

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