I'm such a baby. I say I hate hate PA. Then I chicken out if recruiters call me. I must secretly love this shit. I think I have issues...
I’m in my mid-40s with a 7 year old and baby. Is it too late for me to back into public accounting? I was laid off last year and found a great job in a large bank. I miss the flexibility, challenge and rigor of PA. I would love your opinions. Has the ship sailed for me in PA? If I go back I would be an experienced senior; maybe, a year or so from manager.
I joined Deloitte in 19’ and don’t buy into the circlejerk that seems to go on both for / against the company - I like being a part of the firm but am underwhelmed with where the recent compensation cycle resulted. I have an opportunity with a small business to get a roughly $45k salary increase, but would have 2 sacrifice the security of Deloitte, wfh and paternity leave, which will come into play this fall as we have a baby due in November. Anyone make a similar switch before or havethoughts?
Moms, taking our 4 month old to the beach for the first time. Any must haves to make it comfortable for the baby and us? A chair? Umbrella? Thank you
Any real advice for staying in consulting working 60-70 hrs a week when you have a newborn + a partner who also has a demanding job? Is the only option really to outsource raising your kid? Advice from experience much appreciated
Everyone has the right to choose, but you do not get to choose the consequences of that choice. You can choose to not get vaccinated but the consequences might be that you have to change jobs or vaccinated people choose not to be around you. If you choose to not vaccinate your child then the consequence might be that you have to homeschool them. Choices all have consequences - whether good or bad.
One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
Has anyone filed a NIE and got it approved for their parents? I just had a baby and my parents are in India .. had to cancel their trip due to the travel ban
Been talking to a startup. Has pretty decent seed funding from a much larger real estate "parent" company and is seeking series A. Current offer is falls short, any advice for negotiating?
Happy Father’s Day out there. You Padres are killing it with your selfless dedication with your sacrifices to your families. Challenge yourselves to spend time more time with your kids. That’s the biggest regret I hear....to all the fathers that screwed it up get your $h!t together and be the father you always wanted. Cheers!!!
Just won a Lion for my superbowl spot and had a baby in the same year - I want out of my agency. Where should I go?
Who else is flummoxed at KPMG being in top 100 mother-friendly firm?? This recognition has annoyed me every single of the last 3 years that I’ve been a mom.
Just found out that I am pregnant. I am 35 and very afraid of traveling and the three hour time difference / not being able to sleep for 23 hours on thursdays potentially putting my pregnancy at risk
That moment when the call admin mutes your line when your kid starts crying in the background...
What time do you moms wake up on weekends? Having major guilt about not being up before my son getting stuff done. (Single parent)
Have you used chatbooks for photoooks, is it good? I want to make a photobook for my baby’s first birthday, but need a solution that’s quick and easy using the photos on my phone. Any other recommendations?
Moms - Suggestions on where do you buy flowy or loose tops to wear post partum. Have a toddler so out and about most of the time but hate when someone enquires how many months pregnant I am .
Fish with kids. Looking for a good baby monitor that I can take to a hotel with me and be able to monitor my kiddo while he sleeps, but from other parts of the hotel. Has anyone ever done this? I can’t be the only one with this idea.
What strategies do you adopt to maximize praying (and ibaadah in general) during Ramadan when on a case? Any tips?
If you truly were in love with another person but were married with a kid and did love and care for your wife- what would you do? The other person is a life long crush/love and have always had a special connection.
Attending Appalachian State University for athletic reasons as I played baseball here. Will finish my degree in Supply Chain Management in December. I want to break into consulting in the supply chain and operations sector in NYC. I would love to connect with anyone in Big 4 - Deloitte , KPMG, PwC, EY and MBB to get some insight on the college recruiting cycle coming up. Currently have a 3.81 GPA, family startup company experience, and restaurant industry experience.
Looking to Switch from Transfer Pricing into DDV, Valuations, or Operations consulting. Econ major. Worked as an equity research intern before joining the firm. Minor PE experience. Not sure if valuations is right for me but prepping for interview tomorrow. Any Advice?
When you accidentally turn on your Skype video while shirtless during a team meeting and it takes you a minute to realize it....🙄😖
I work for one of the big 4 consulting firms in technology. Has anyone heard of ALKU consulting? Got a call from them for job opening. Wanted to get some information before moving forward.
I’ve often heard of people with mental health issues struggling with personal hygiene. Has anyone done the opposite of that? I shower up to 2 hours a day (2-4 showers), and am obsessive with oral hygiene. Kind of like washing away my feelings of guilt....
Moms, do you have recommendations for formula? My baby is 5 and half months old, and I want to supplement with formula, just a few ounces every day. She had some Similac and enfamil samples, and don’t have any negative reaction with either.
Any recommendations for desi therapists (or anyone who can understand the desi culture)? Going through a ‘very desi situation’, felt it would be better to talk it out with someone who can understand, if not relate
Anyone in Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) space? I am AEM architect and looking for change. Open for referral, if your team/company is hiring for AEM architect/Lead? Thanks
Have anyone done contracting negotiations before? I've interviewed for co A & B and co A extended an offer today. The offer does not meet my current salary. Co B's interview structure is 3 rounds and I've finished my 2nd round today. The recruiter mentioned that since I am a contractor my current salary is incomparable as they will provide benefits, etc. Is this true? I have 2 yrs of contracting HR exp from fortunate 500 co’s & OMW to get my SHRM-CP. Appreciate your advice in advance.
Would a job in Salesforce (for the company) but in their Sales track, be a good move, see some remote positions, but they are all sales track. Wonder what the comp is like.
PHR or SHRM? I am looking to get more certifications related to HR vs recruiting, but I am unsure on which one is "better" or will help me grow into more of a strategic HR role. Help!!!
Is there a Delta program that gives me status based on another status? Like Marriott Platinum leads to United Silver
How do you litigators do it? I’m a transactional attorney caught in the middle of a client’s litigation issues and this sucks. Parties are so headstrong, confrontational but at the same time won’t even speak to each other. Do you always expect to get paid? Some of these litigators’ bills seem extreme for no actual trial occurring. I’ve never been so pleased with my chosen path.
Any books/self help materials for someone who is constantly worrying (and waste a lot of unnecessary time)? E.g. No matter if i pass or fail an interview, there is always something to worry about. The worrying/anxiety multiplies when I proceeded further in the interview stages. Now that I signed the offer and is pending background checks, my anxiety is off the roof as it itches closer to my starting date.
I lead a team of women (ranging from 2-8 years into their careers) and want to advocate for their career growth with management. I’ve made the case for promotions and raises (have been pushing for this for months and keep being told “soon”—but I won’t give up), but I also want to try smaller asks and would love suggestions. Are there any books, one-off classes/trainings, virtual events, memberships, etc. that you’d recommend? Thank you!
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