Why do previous generations feel the need to belittle the hard work of younger people? My parents always insist they used to put in as many hours as I do when they were my age, but I know it’s not true because I was actually old enough to remember it! (They could afford having a kid. I can’t)
Doing some benchmarking as we revisit our leave policy. Do any of your firms offer external career coaching for transitioning into / then back from parental leave? Any organizations you’d recommend or things you’ve found to be particularly helpful / successful? Thank you!
Senior, pregnant and worried about busy season because half the seniors in my practice quit in the past two months. Directors have said to seniors “brace yourself”. I am already stressed and high risk and off my ADHD meds and struggling a lot to get work done. Is it worth taking maternity leave early and “screwing over” my teams? I feel guilty. Doctor suggested to take medical leave if I am struggling. Need advice 😢
3.00 UG gpa (death of a parent, caretaker of the other), 3.95 master GPA both in engineering, 730 GMAT. Have killer ECs, decent WE but not gold. I'm applying to 10 of the T15 in R1, with Cornell as my safety. Should I add more schools that are lower ranked in or just see where I land after R1? Really want to have at least 1 acceptance after R1.
My mom tried to offer me fresh veggies to bring home, my dad chimes in "why give her the good stuff, they just go bad since she's never home" points to my father for realizing this after years!
People - really struggling with this - was supposed to move to bay area for husband’s tech job. I can work remotely. But with COVID I’m not sure if we should make the move. We feel the world will move to a remote/ WFH mode. We want to buy a house and settle down before our kid arrives. Should we move to a cheaper city like Phoenix so we have a big house for cheap and 2 home offices. Am I missing anything?
I’m unable to focus on work and I keep dropping the ball on some projects. I hate to put this on my personal life but I’ve experienced three family deaths (including a parent) and a death of a good friend all within the last five months. I feel like I should have taken significant time off but I think now it’s too late with end of the year financials etc. Does anyone have any tips on how to bounce back up?
Has anyone used Bumble BFF? Early 30s, married. Many of my friends having kids. Feel like I lost my best friend despite my best efforts to make myself available on her schedule post kid.
Do you think agencies are hiring a larger percentage of freelancers to bypass their promises of improved parental leave, which are only available to full-time staff?
Friend runs a company and hired a VP of Sales to help grow the business. Guy got some relocation $ and was supposed to start 2 months ago. Ever since he said his kid had an accident and from that point on kept pushing the start date back claiming he has to do something related to the accident. He hasn’t sent any proof to HR, has been requested twice claims he will but then doesn’t. And has pushed his start date back half a dozen times. How should I advice him to proceed?
So I found yesterday I have sculoisis and doctor thinks I have liver problems (I don't drink at all) and may have hypothyrodism. Also had kidney problems as a kid, chronic acne till (continued)
i miss date night. small very shallow thing but with working from home, and doing that so much more, plus homeschooling and kid stuff there’s really no time alone that feels fun.
Just found out we’re having a third kid - any advice?? We have a 4 year old and a 2 year old.
3 yr old kid was diagnosed with mild autism, any parent who has gone through this journey? Does mild Autism gets any better or worse with age, asking because we didn't had any issue up until 2.5 yr and suddenly everything started to fall down with start of preschool.
Any suggestions/recommendations for programs which help sponsoring a child’s education? I’d love to sponsor one this new year. Preferably to an Indian child. I know of “save a child” but did you use/prefer another one?
Serious question. What baby items are most expensive? (other than diapers, formula, college education, nanny.. Etc)
Can we make an exit opportunity matrix. Level in consulting + firm, by potential exit opportunity (include role type + salary)
CLT drinks tommorow?
Who would you want to include in your union? Which levels would be exempt? E-suite? G-suite? Directors aren't managers—or are yours? Who makes final decisions and who has to just live with them?
Currently working on plan C of a honeymoon as we don’t expect to be able to go Europe in June/July as hoped. Plan A and B were variations of Italy (relax) and Spain (mountain biking). Hoping to use bonvoy points. Any US centered suggestions? Maybe refocusing on golf/warmth/spa/food now.
This recruiter is pushing for industry manager positions based on my experience but I don't feel ready for it. Im currently a senior 1. Will it look bad if I decline a manager position just because I don't feel ready?
TFW you're dressed in civvies and encounter part of your new project team on the rental bus. #youneverknowwhoslistening #wakeupmonday speculating as to whom your new Partner is and their parentage..
FYI, I suck with money. Fortunately I've been able to save a bit recently. Where to put my money to work? I suck at investing but heard about some high interest credit unions? Any specific advice?
What exit opportunities do I have with 1.5 years of business analyst experience at big 4? Travel is burning me out and I need a switch
I have completed my technical interview and HR discussion package everything finalized yesterday with Accenture today when I check the portal it's showing due to their is no immediate Business demand, on - hold Kind of status I could see. What it means then? I have left with only 3 weeks left in my notice period
Anybody did the apics certification in logistics ? I have the choose between the cslp and cscp but not sure which one I should be doing
How soon do you plan your promotion conversation? Is it too soon to initiate such conversation 2 months in the company? Or wait at least 6 months to a year? Feedback greatly appreciated!
***Oct 2021 Visa Bulletin Question*** Although the final action date for EB2 India is still stuck at Dec 2011, the date of filing chart has moved forward to Jul 2012. Question - My PD is May 2012. Will I be able to file my AOS based on the Date of Filing anytime soon? Please advise.
Question for SaaS AE’s: Based on experience, would you prefer a below market value base salary with an excellent product and commission structure or an above market value base salary with an average product and commission structure?
If you’re worried about your students because they were online all year please check out my resource. I was a first grade teacher last year online and a doctorate student. I could tell the kids would need some SEL to transition back! Filled with guiding questions and a sequencing activity. Very helpful to teach empathy to those students who were not online as well 💕. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=n9jcRsJ8NGc&feature=youtu.be. https://www.amazon.com/Follow-Distance-Learning-Agnieszka-Petlik/dp/1637103956/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=follow+me+to+distance+learning&qid=1628036547&sprefix=follow+me+to+distance&sr=8-3. https://cea.org/simsbury-teacher-writes-book-to-help-students-understand-experience-of-remote-learning/
Anyone move from Deloitte to KPMG (or visa versa)? Any strong feelings on wether it was a good move or a bad move? I have an offer from KPMG for significantly more money (I’m pretty underpaid at D) but don’t hate the Deloitte culture or my job. Just won’t get anywhere near the comp KPMG offered to pay me. (I doubt they’ll even counter for the full amount if I tell them) Thanks for the input.
Looking at exit opportunities for senior manager level at Microsoft and Facebook, how does comp compare to MBB?
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