Any tips on finding motivation after maternity leave? I’ve never been so uninterested in my job and am instead just thinking of all the time i’m missing with my baby 😕
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!
Hi Ladies! Personal finance question: looking to buy a place and I live in a HCOL city. If we spend 36% of our monthly salaries on mortgage and have 22% leftover after bills (one kid daycare costs etc). Does that sound reasonable?
Meeting my SO’s mother and grandma for the first time (they live across the country so we’re traveling there just for this). I want to get them a little gift, any ideas? We’re flying there so I haven’t been able to come up with anything that would fit my carryon.
I’m turning 30 in a month. My boyfriend and I have talked about getting engaged but I’m not sure when he’ll propose (probably after the pandemic is over when we can go on trips safely). I’m realizing that if he waits until after the pandemic, it’s going to be at least a year until the actual wedding. Then I had always planned on being married for a few years before getting pregnant. I’m having major fertility anxiety. Any advice?
What would you do if you were out on a parental leave for 12 weeks? (Besides taking care of your newborn) Taking ideas!
What precautions have you taken for an infant or baby on airplanes since they can’t wear a mask?
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*
Does anyone know how parental leave affects the year end rating process if at all? Do you still go through the process as normal?
Supply chain Folks. I have a friend who is looking to get back to work after maternity hiatus of a few years. She was a buyer. She wants to pursue CSCP. Will it help her chances of landing a job? Tks!
Ladies, I know Deloitte has 16 week parental leave. What’s the policy for your company ( BCG, Bain, McKinsey, PWC, Etc)? Thanks.
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?
I’m at the end of my rope. My AMD went on maternity leave a month ago and at this point, it doesn’t seem like they’re going to get a temp replacement. I’m expected to work up and put together plans for 2022 almost all on my own while taking time to train new AMPs and MPs. My director expects me to delegate to them when they have little to no background. I know I should probably start looking elsewhere but I feel like with the Great Resignation, it’s going to be the same anywhere else.
I’m an attractive 42 year old happily married mother of 4. I’m not drop dead gorgeous but a 8/10. Dads of my kids friends text me to invite my kids to activities and additional sport practices. I’m pretty naive and assume they’re doing it because they like my kids. I don’t want to send the wrong message by accepting. Are they interacting with me because of my kids or because I’m attractive? If I bring my kids to the functions am I sending a message that I’m interested in something else?
How far along will you announce or notify the office that you are pregnant? I’m getting several different responses, with pretty good reasons. Does it matter if you are staff or managers or above?
Would it be better to exit when things are still good? I’m finishing up year 1 at Bain and have generally had a positive experience (great teams, great cases, etc), but I don’t want to stay here forever. I go back and forth on the thought of leaving every day since I also have a young baby. Were it not for her, I would absolutely stay for 2-3 years.
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 ?
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
So I just got the most fantastic news and I'm not allowed to tell anyone yet. But I'm about to BURST, soooooo... I turn to my anonymous social media outlet. Lol. My brother and his wife called me today to tell me they're going to have their first baby!!! I can't begin to express what a HUGE deal this is for them and for my family, and the long, difficult road they have been down to get here. I cannot wait to be an aunt!!! 🥰🥰🥰
Anyone here who works at Venable? In IP Department ideally. Looking for your thoughts about firm culture generally, work life-balance, how the atmosphere is for women, how the working relationships between staff and attorneys seems, how turnover is these days, etc. Am considering applying for a position there that would remote working and I think would be a job that does work for all of the offices that have IP groups (which may be all of them?)
SPG --> Bonvoy. How long before people don't know what SPG means? Any other now-extinct programs that consulting longtimers miss?
Does anyone else find it absolutely hysterical that people group MBB/FAANG/PE/VC for the prestige-oriented folks and they never include BB IB 🤣
I just started working at a Digital Strategy Consulting Boutique firm but the company is in Europe and we work in another language entirely. I started off as an intern (8 months) and now I am working full time. I am trying to learn the language to be more interactive with the clients and in the meetings but it's super difficult. Should I switch or learn the language and stay here for another year? It's a small firm and the pay is not that great but good for beginners in the country. Any advice?
Negotiating a promotion and raise from Sr Manager to Assoc Director. How much should I ask for? Low 100s?
Agency Idea: The Ginger Group. Redheads only. You should see our Diversity and Inclusion page!
My project has nobody full time on it ( allocated under 25 hours) yet everyone is doing full time work and tight deadline. Is this normal? The client is also not responsive
How are other districts compensating you for working over your contracted time? I’m not taking just over. I’m taking about 13+ hour work days, every day.
Does anyone have recommendations on resume writers? I am getting very few interviews and starting to feel pretty discouraged. Any other advice or recommendations are welcome.
Who else is stuck at lga 😩
Anyone know of opps for someone with 10+ YOE in sales strategy and operations. Exp includes Leading business/digital transformations focused on BPI, go-to-market strategy & channel optimization. Heavy data/analytics exp focused on customer. Candidate has an MBA.
Hiring a NYC based ACD copywriter specializing in emerging tech. Lots of exciting AR / VR / video projects to work on. Healthcare experience preferred. Please DM your portfolio to be considered.
Any new hire who was able to negotiate their base salary at Salesforce - how much (%) were you able to add on? How did you do it?
Company A came back with an offer $5K higher than Company B after I negotiated. Could I talk to Company B and see if they would match that too? Is that ok to do - this is my first time negotiating for a role after college!
Can anyone share your experience /what you've heard about Kearney healthcare practice? 1) How's the exposure to pharma /biotech (as compared to pharmacies / consumer health) ? 2) How’s the hour? TIA!
I really want to take a few months off between jobs once I land my exit just for mental health / dealing with burnout. Has anyone tried to set a start date 3-4 months out from final offer and any tips to share? Specifically, this would be for big tech.
Hello, would anyone be willing to provide a referral for any of these companies? Health advances, Clear view, GE healthcare or Regeneron. Thank you. For reference the qualifications are 3 YOE and a master's in public health.
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