Mom here with one kid, looking for a reliable and low maintenance car. Would a Tesla 3 be a good choice? I had a bad accident and I am traumatized to drive since then :( also, hesitating with an SUV like the Audi
My husband and I are trying to have a second child and have been trying for over a year. I recently was referred to a fertility doctor and after many tests found out I don’t have much time (I’m 36). The doctors say all I can really do is live a healthy lifestyle (which I do anyways). Any tips or advice from moms that battled infertility? I’m trying to stay positive but it can be so hard sometimes.
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!
Shoe recommendations for work when pregnant?
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
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?
Considering leaving my agency after just a couple months in pharma - feeling underutilized and stuck. My question: do I leave this stint off my resume entirely? List the parent agency instead of the wellness arm? Pass it off as freelance? Not trying to be dishonest I just know this experience probably isn’t relevant when going out for non-pharma jobs.
For Baby #2, do you feel like the first six weeks were easier than with Baby #1 simply because you better understood what you were dealing with? And that the crazy no-sleep period *does* end?
Should I shave for an upcoming interview? Might be a dated question, but I haven’t interviewed since law school where the going wisdom that you go clean shaven for interviews. I’m still only a few years out but certainly no longer a college kid and have a normal, full beard which I have been litigating with just fine. Being only 28 though I’m a little cognizant that it might come off disrespectful or unprepared to keep the beard. Thoughts/insults?
Best examples of ramp back programs from parental leave? I get to choose my own adventure and am curious what’s worked well for others. Minimum hours required hasn’t been stipulated. Thanks!
Was getting yelled at by senior manager via Zoom for going over budget. Didn’t respond, just dropped from the call Intentionally, due to the tone/ aggression shown. Gave him 3 minutes to calm down and rejoined the zoom call. He settled down and adjusted his tone. Do you guys think I need to report to HR this behavior or just let it go? I’m a professional not a child to berate.
What precautions have you taken for an infant or baby on airplanes since they can’t wear a mask?
For anyone that needs a laugh - I’m trying to baby wear my infant son more, but he has the worst gas. It’s like being strapped to a skunk! 😳😂
Is 210 HHI enough to live a upper middle class life in Dallas? Have 1 kid, and another on the way. Curious what people think.
How do you all handle tantrums from your toddler during dinner? We finally made it out to have a socially distanced dinner with a female friend of my husband. My toddler started getting really fussy during dinner and my spouse continued his conversation -not wanting to leave. I took the baby on a brief walk but that wasn’t really helping. Spouse still did not want to cut dinner short (we were already on dessert) and he kept his conversation going. I sat down and baby is grabbing plates (cont)
13 weeks pregnant. Today I’ve been having a dull ache concentrated on the left side of my lower abdomen. It’s not super painful but it’s noticeable. Kind of like a dull headache but on my abdomen. Not crampy. I’ll call my dr tomorrow but in the meantime, anyone experience anything similar?
Anyone on here have experience caring for someone (parent) with ALS or similar disease (hopefully no1 but thought I’d ask). Looking to hear experiences and/or advice.
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?
Can someone please help me with refering in Tcs or Accenture for Technical Project Manager or Senior Project Manager role really need your help i am looking for a job change. email@example.com
San Francisco here
What is the best objective source for determining whether to get the COVID 19 vaccine? Looking for sources and raw data and documentaries. I’m not looking for opinions I am looking for references to a variety of medical authorities. I have masked up this whole time but admittedly have not done any research other than what I heard in the news. So now I plan to approach this as an objective question to answer like I would any thoroughly researched legal question.
Experienced LEK hires, how did you lateral to an Associate position? Did you just apply online or did you get a referral?
Anyone work at UHY? What's the culture like? How are the hours in busy season /non busy season? Do you work from home at all? I know they are back in the office. What's the dress code (I'm used to jeans and a golf shirt lmao)? Do the managers welcome new methods of preparing returns? Are they afraid of tech / make you prove out your formulas?
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
Is AFP certification worthwhile if going for an FP&A role? I didn’t even know it existed until today...
Is there a concensus on weather the 200k mba cost is a positive or negative ROI for those that are already in a post-mba role and will not get much of a pay bump from the mba? Assuming the post mba salary will be pretty much the same as if the person stayed for another 2yrs
First year lateral to K&E remote position. Entertaining taking this. Should I expect a signing bonus and/or to be made whole re: year end bonus and covid bonus?
What are your go-to resources for CFE CPE?
Is EY gds allowing permanent wfh option? Has anyone heard from respective team lead of such news
I’m looking for some elementary teachers who want to exchange letters written by students. Letters need to be read by the teacher before being sent to make sure they are school appropriate. Letters are mailed to school addresses not to student homes. It would be fun to get a network of participating classrooms from all over the world.
I am heading into IVF and the clinic made us sign a document saying if one of us is tested positive for COVID, the whole procedure will be canceled. The testing must be performed at their site. My husband’s mom has been organizing a big family trip for two months. I already excused myself from that trip. But I am very worried my husband my get covid from this trip. His mom has a lot of friends who don’t believe in Covid, and she volunteers at a 2nd hand store. What would you do if you were me
Looking to move firms from the Midwest to the Pacific Northwest to be closer to family next fall. when would I start applying? Should send introduction/exploratory emails before?
Accenture folks in Europe: what is a realistic bonus % that consultants and managers typically achieve in Strategy? Heard that despite a max threshold of 20% most people achieve something like 5%-10%; is that true? What does it take to achieve the max %? Thanks in advance!
Lesson learned: when in APAC do not ask your client to take you to their favorite restaurant. Wound up eating "turtle sex organ soup" and century eggs last night.
For those of you living alone, how are you keeping yourself entertained during social distancing? I’m hundreds of miles from my family and the loneliness is starting to get really hard. Zoom/FaceTime calls seem to make the feeling worse, not better. I just feel so isolated. I’ve gone for some outdoor walks with a friend who lives nearby, but otherwise I go weeks without in-person interactions. Any suggestions?
What are good classroom norms to estbalish with students at the beginning of the school year?
Hey everyone, So I work at a travel company, and was keen to know if/how covid has changed the way they look at or plan on travelling in the future
Hi UK 🐠: grateful if someone can share the comp range (base + bonus + any other benefits like stock options) at Director level at Capgemini Invent? TIA 🙏
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