Overheard. P1- I workout at home P2- I have a 35lb baby so lifting him counts right P1- you are lucky you can have kids P1- *WTF look* P2- I lost my ability to have babies couple of yrs ago *crickets*
I'm 22 and just starting out my career, I've done good at saving my money and I have investments, but my emergency fund (3 mo living expenses) in just in my savings account from when I was a child. I am wanting to move my emergency fund into a high yield savings account. What are the ones that people recommend? Aspiration is really the only one that I have heard real feedback on.
Hey mummas, I'm struggling with how I feel about my team at work. None of them, including my manager, have children and they just don't get it. I'm pregnant with my third and my manager has never once asked me how I'm doing, only ever refers to it in terms of me 'leaving' for maternity leave so he'll be a resource down. Never once asked how I'm coping with juggling wfh & full time caring for my children through covid, and icing on the cake my baby just recently.. (continued in comment)
Last week of maternity leave. Sigh.
Anyone at RSM know how long you have to be at the firm to be eligible for the parental leave benefit?
Snoo moms, does your little one also nap in the snoo during the day? Or do they nap in a pack n play etc. Also, do you put them in the snoo once they have fallen asleep (in your arms while feeding etc) or can one put their fussy baby in the snoo for it to work its magic? FTM due in 2 weeks and playing out different scenarios in my head
How are you going to celebrate Mother’s Day
How have you guys celebrated career milestones? I told myself when I made manager, I'd finally treat myself and buy my first "big girl" bag. I feel like a big baby, but when I saw comp numbers this year, I cried. I haven't been in the mood to celebrate, but now trying to think of alternatives that might be easier on the wallet.
Poll Question: which consultant would you rather staff or hire and why? A. Consultant who has worked with the same client for two straight years, above target utilization. B. Consultant who has worked with 8 different clients over two years, above target utilization.
What is a parental leave? How is it different from maternity/paternity? How does Deloitte define parental leave?
Deloitte moms, I need your guidance. For some reason, someone (not sure which team) has marked my maternity leave (LOA) starting next week on DTE and I can’t update it to show PTO. I have repeatedly told the Leaves team and MetLife that I’m not starting LOA until the baby comes (due date 10/31, no baby yet). Whom do I contact to fix the DTE issue? If this happened to you, what did you do?
I’ve really been having the urge to get out of consulting lately. I’m hesitant to leave Deloitte however Bc my husband and I plan to start a family in about 2 years and I know deloitte’s 16 week parental leave policy is rare in the marketplace. Mom’s - do you feel like it’s worth sticking around another 2ish years for the parental leave benefit? (FYI i am newly promoted to SC)
I just found out my mother died... six months ago. We had a falling out ten years ago (haven't talked to them since) and my sister who works with her never told me.
Tips for consolidating credit cards ? I use at least 4 cards, it's hard to stay on top of the deadlines for payments and utilization. I use Mint and Mint Bills currently.
For those in relationships (not married), so you spend Mother’s Day with your SO’s mom? Does your SO spend the day with you and your mom? Is your mom inclusive?
A coworker this week told me I look 13. I know I have a baby face but that’s so rude! I should have told her she looked 50 (she’s not 50)
Any fish here dealt with a lonely/toxic parent? I recently came to the realization that my mom is toxic (think guilt-tripping, saying mother-child bond is sacred, making comparisons, etc.) and has become very dependent of me, and as much as I want to be there I can only do so much since I have a family myself. She refuses to move to a nursing/retirement home, look for companionship, and seek professional help for tasks she needs done such as car maintenance, insurance inquiries, etc. (Cont’d)
What is adjusted utilization?
Anyone else here have major breastfeeding challenges? Baby isn’t patching correctly and losing weight so I’m pumping and using formula to supplement. Working with lacation consultant but still
Anyone have friends in DXE India? I want to understand their policy for employees who can’t come to work due to long term disability. Cousin got a brain hemorrhage. Trying to reach to his manager and HR, meanwhile thought of just getting some info here.
What can I do to stay on top of culture and know the common man better? In lockdown and in habits to pay off in 5, 10,15 years
Can anyone tell me about vizient? Didn’t really know much about them but they’re offering me 33% raise in base from 150 to 200. Just randomly applied a few weeks back.
I’ll be short of RSM’s billable hours goal of 1600 by around 300 hours by the end of fiscal year end. How fucked am I?
Data/Cybersecurity attorneys? What does your day-to-day look like? Any comparison to litigation? I’m seeing a lot of job openings for these roles.
KPMG Fish, what is a good salary for someone joining the firm in Toronto, in risk consulting at the manager level?
Our nanny takes my 7 month old out for one, sometimes 2, long walks every day (weather permitting). Love the idea of fresh air every day but its often for several hours at a time and he always returns home crying bc she's pushed him to his limit between feedings. She brushes it off saying hes just fussy which kind of irks me. Im also concerned that he's spending too much time strapped in a stroller. Is it reasonable to ask her to take shorter walks? Am I overreacting?
Are exit ops significantly different after going to bschool? 3 YOE at BCG and wondering if its worth paying for (I am interested in going into industry or tech)
My partner feels at unease around my parents. She thinks that my mother doesn’t like her (she adores her) and feels like she doesn’t fit in. I don’t see what she is seeing but I also want to support her. How can I ease her anxiety around my family and make her feel more welcomed ?
How much notice is required before taking parental leave at BCG? Is there something required per rule or is it more just best practice to give 60/90 days notice to give folks time to plan/schedule around it?
Anyone think AMEX needs to up the platinum benefits to compete with CSR? Lyft Pink membership is very attractive, especially now that the airline gift card loophole is closed
Hi Fellow Fishes, It is very important to take some time off every now and then. If you can take at least a week off every 2 months, and use that to get some office work done, trust me it will change your life...
As part of updating resume post consulting, do you include project specific impact achieved, or keep it generic/high level?
Sometimes I have to think about what my client might've been like as a young child or what their mom might be like so I can write a nice, sass-free email back to them.
Flexing (not traveling) for the week when you're feeling really sick? What's the etiquette here? (Thinking I'll be out Monday-Tuesday/Wednesday anyway so doesn't seem worth it to fly out at all)
Current CISA. Is it worth getting CFE?
I'll be joining Microsoft's FRP next year, and I'm trying to establish a plan for my LT goals. From reading various threads, the consistency seems to be consulting->FAANG. I've heard that mobility into a Corp Strat role is feasible - just a matter of networking. Since I'll be starting at Microsoft and Strategy is something of interest, can anyone share their experiences if they have done this or know someone who has? Wondering what role an M7 MBA may lead to as well (considering). TIA!
I have a callback interview tomorrow with 4 attorneys but still haven’t received the names of any of them. Is it weird/too late to email and ask who I’ll be intervening with?
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