I’m moving from the U.S. to Canada in a couple months. Where are the best places to live in the Greater Toronto Area, especially as it relates to good schools for a child and a fairly decent community?
I’m at the point that I start trembling every time I get an email alert. It’s the little things piling up that is getting to me. The to do list full of, “send emails to X about Y,” “follow-up re this,” “revise the 100 small things the baby lawyer drafted.” Tasks that might take 15 minutes to an hour individually, but all together it’s a lot. I’m the bottle neck. I’m the one who needs to move these things along. But there’s always something bigger and more urgent. Nothing’s ever FINISHED.
Is there anyone that is teaching from home and your students have returned to school? How did you get permission to do that and how does that work with kids in the classroom? I am guessing there has to be an adult in the room while the students are in there but is there another teacher during their planning or do you have to get a sub? Our reentry has been delayed and I am working with HR to try and stay home while students aren’t there but it looks like I’m going to have to take some Parental ￼Leave once students do return because there is not a plan otherwise.
Any foster moms out there? I’m curious if companies provide parental leave to support new fostering relationships? Have your companies been supportive of the time commitment during work hours?
McK and BCG 🐟, do you all accrue tenure while you’re on parental leave? If so, how much?
Thoughts on having a baby 👶🏾 with a surrogate in West Africa or the Caribbean ? Also looking towards Mexico.
My full time job (not SMU) is literally making me sick-spent time at the ER. One associate quit and another is out of full paid parental leave (must be nice, I’m not paid for doing double the work)…so I’m now expected to do the work of 3 associates. My supervisor isn’t exactly understanding, and I don’t know what to do. I’ve been searching for jobs, but it’s difficult since my background is diverse and not focused on one area of law. If I quit, how hard is it to find a new job?
Biglaw single parents? I’m a recently single parent. My ex is (almost) completely out of the picture now. Any other biglaw single parents with tips or tricks to making this work on my own?
Another question - These days does your parenting look more like a micromanager or a leader? What kind of parent do you want to be?
What is the maternity leave policy at hcl? What period of time you need to work in the company to avail that?
Have a 2 year project for Romania which will be extended, what are the Pro's and Con's to move there? Also need to decide if i need to take my wife and 5 year old kid there... Any links and suggestions please..
What to do for a spouse who is struggling emotionally but refuses to get professional help? I’m 17 weeks pregnant with our first. My husband is really struggling with emotional/ mental health. I’ve asked him to consider counseling or other medical alternatives. Instead, he wants to talk to me until 11:30 pm or 12 am at night. I want to be there for him but I can’t. I’m tired. I’m still working VERY full time, and I was just diagnosed with early onset preeclampsia 😫
Microsoft 🐟 I’m joining soon and curious to know about the parental leave policy. Are you able to take leave within a year of your start date/is there a waiting period before becoming eligible for the leave? Thanks in advance!
@Deloitte/Pwc folks: Do you need to work a certain amount of time at the firm before being eligible for parental leave?
Hi Moms- Curious to get a sense of what your different parental leave policies look like and how you have liked them. My company gave 12 weeks paid and I felt it was woefully short for my first. Before having my second, I'm interested in pushing my company to increase the time and am curious to hear what other companies offer. Beyond just the time, was your company flexible? Is it the same for all parents? Did it feel like enough? Thank you!
Tell me your favorite memory of teaching /coaching you have, an experience, a kid, a group of kids, or anything else. Looking for positive vibes ate the end of the year.
Happy Mother’s Day!
I’ve been daydreaming of a community loom in the school or classroom. Has anyone done this or have any tips? I’m wondering if people will want to participate or take the materials and “redecorate””.
What salary band should I expect for an experienced hire into a Strategy Consultant role in a T2 consulting firm High COL city?
Senior UX designer here. I am trying to make the switch from agency/consulting to client side. I’m having a little bit of difficulty defining metrics for my work, given the nature of agency work is project to project. Any advice for those who have made that jump?
Am I the only one that hates multiple back to back interviews?? Just got a confirmation for a second round and it’s with SIX people consecutively 😭😭😭😭.
Hi everyone, I joined EPAM Systems in India as Software Engineer. It's been already a month failed couple of internal interviews haven't got placed in a project. I'm preparing as much as I can. I'm feeling these internal interviews are bit tough. Question 1) Is it safe in EPAM if one is not in a project. How long can one stay in bench. 2) Is there a possibility one can get into a project without these interviews.
Workload: 📈. Motivation: 📉. A dangerous combination
Thoughts on moving to industry F100 to work for internal strategy consulting team? Staff 1 in FSO and not getting the experience I thought but I am worried about losing the big consulting name
College application for H4 kids.. I am told they will be considered international students. Can someone please share their experiences? Is GC required for in-state tuition eligibility? TIA.
I’m 24 years old, making 120k a year. I have about 65k saved in my. 401k, 7k in my ESPP, and 15k in my personal brokerage, no debt. I keep very little in my checking, only enough to pay bills, rent and enjoy a little. What more can I be doing to maximize my investments and extra cash. I just got a salary increase (120k) hoping to start saving more per paycheck! Any positive advice would be great. Big believer in compounding.
Any NY attorneys relocate outside the tri-state area? If so, which state? How has your experience gone so far?
Deloitte fishes, background check asks to contact my current employer. I provided my supervisor’s name. Will they contact him directly or work they just call The Work Number? Not a big deal, but just rather them not contact my manager.
Hi can anyone tell me how is the promotion cycle and performance review in GS ? Like how many years it can take for 3 year experience Analyst joining laterally to be promoted to Associate in Compliance Division.
I am in PDM Specialist/ senior consultant 1 &2. This is my promotion year. How do i conform the next title is PDM specialist 2 or the PDM manager?
I have a coworker at the same level who constantly gives me unsolicited and unhelpful advice. Is there a nice way to say please stop?
I think Indian teams weakness is not Ipl, it is that they do not play in any other league (big bash, cpl, bpl etc ...) - I think other teams have experience in many other places. Haris Rauf became a star in the big bash league, Asif Ali has played in cpl, and south african leagues etc... they play in all the leagues except Ipl and have a variety of experiences.
What are the benefits that ey gds has as compared to deloitte ? Like in deloitte we have smartphone policy, well being subsidy, internet bill reimbursement, hybrid home office setup etc etc.. what do we have in EY GDS ?
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