Had a baby recently and, for the life of me, can't imagine going back to work. My husband also works extreme hours. How do you parents with demanding careers do it? I'm thinking of moving to industry.
Anyone else here have major breastfeeding challenges? Baby isn’t patching correctly and losing weight so I’m pumping and using formula to supplement. Working with lacation consultant but still
Gave up my business class seat for a kid who was looking at me, as she boarded, and the drink I was offered, her mom said - she always thought it was cool why people got bigger seats to sit. She is 3!
So, what if your kid is in a 6 person Montessori class with no interaction outside of their “pod”, serious disinfection and prevention practices and all the other parents are super socially conscious and aware. 2 teachers per classroom and no infections during summer school on campus. Yay or nay?
I’m tired. I love wfh. But balancing it with cooking, cleaning, teacher, parent, caretaker - I’m drained. I want to sleep and wake up when it’s all over
Everyone and their mama has been raving about air fryers. They said it's a healthier alternative to deep frying. Any recommendations? I want one for my holiday meals. I am currently looking at this one on Macys. https://www.macys.com/shop/product/crux-6.3-quart-digital-touchscreen-electric-air-fryer-created-for-macys?ID=11304871&pla_country=US&CAGPSPN=pla&cm_mmc=Google_SH_PLA_Cookware-_-GS_Cookware_PLA_Crux-_-293719126716-_-pg1050674350_m_kclickid__kenshoo_clickid__KID_EMPTY_1546922786_61770717587_293719126716_aud-37409341359
McKinsey dads: what’s parental leave time at your firm? Is there a minimum tenure requirement to take the leave?
I’m waiting for the work from home email, like a kid waiting for a snow day announcement.
Maternity leave is ending soon and we'll be hiring a nanny. Any recommendations on services to facilitate payroll, taxes, workers comp? Would love to hear examples of what people are using. Thanks.
Anyone had surgery to remove fibroids through laparotomy (abdominal cut) and was able to successfully get pregnant with IVF after? Did you do egg retrieval prior to or after the surgery? I’m 33 and my eggs don’t get any younger. Doctor said earliest I could get pregnant is 6 months post-op. Would prefer to do a retrieval round prior to surgery in Nov, would this make sense at all? Thank you 🙏
My dad has had a bout of depression come on and it seems pretty serious. Can you please please advise how to help a parent who is struggling? My sister had also been struggling for a long time and I am used to that but not sure how to help a parent. Any advice would be greatly appreciated
Just so much happiness and I need space to gush. My boyfriend is the most amazing man I’ve ever met. He makes me feel safe and loved and is absolutely crazy about me. We see each other a couple of times a week and it’s always super fun and peaceful and the sex and emotional connection is perfect. I’m so lucky to have met him in nyc and he tells me he feels lucky too. We’re discussing our future and having 3 kids together and I can’t wait to call him my husband and father of our gorgeous children
I’m currently on PIP b/c low utilization and “Performance trends” during my first pregnancy. I’m pregnant again, I was not promoted due to PIP, does that mean I won’t be eligible for paid mat. leave?
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
Why exactly is the lateral market so hot? More deals going on? People leaving big law completely? More people taking parental leave? A mix of these things?
My 7 week old baby!!!
I'm an immigrant dad. My child is born in USA. I want to give the best to her. Im trying my best to give her the best. I am having a tough time understanding the education system here. Any resources?
Ladies my hair is thinning/balding. Any advice on what to use? I can’t use rogaine as I am trying to start a family. Any suggestions would helpful!
What is your opinion on GARP financial Risk Manager (FRM) certificate? I am considering taking it (as I am FS Risk Consulting), but I am not sure if it really carries benefits. Apparently it is quite a tough study. Is it worth the time or should I invest my time elsewhere? Also do you have learning material you are willing to share :D?
What apps/systems do you use to keep track of all your projects and tasks for the various matters you're working on? I recently took on a more senior associate role and am juggling even more projects and assignments than before. I want to make sure I am putting my best foot forward and keeping track of everything I'm juggling so I don't drop something by accident.
Accenture folks, could someone briefly explain what it means to work in Capability Network? What are the biggest benefits and drawbacks of working in Capability Network? Currently at a Big4.
I have a full sleeve. Cool to wear a short sleeve polo to a client site or should I wear long sleeves?
43/F traveling solo to Monterey, CA this Friday for a weekend conference. This will be my first vacation in 6 years. I've been to Cannery Row and the aquarium but that's about it. Any recommendations for good restaurants/things to do?
Rumors that were switching from salary model to hourly model, only get paid for hours you sync against chargeable WBS codes, a few questions on how this would work:
I have PTO scheduled over Memorial Day but I am planning to put my two weeks this week. Should I tack on the additional days to cover the PTO time? Not sure how to handle the awkward timing
Got invited to ExperienceBain this summer, incoming Kellogg MBA. Does this mean anything in terms of their interest in me or chances of getting an internship next summer?
Seattle Delta sky club FTW.
Getting ready to attend a few diversity/tech/women’s conference at target schools. Any advice from previous attendees on attire, general questions, advice, etc.?
What to do if your Manager (on main client) talked crap about you at a work HH you couldn’t attend? Always had a gut feeling she didn’t like me, so I consider it a growing LT issue
Q about retooling: I’m a third year in cap markets entering 4th and hate it. What are practice areas that people generally find more enjoyable/predictable/paceable to avoid burnout. Any firms hiring?
Does Google wait to reject all candidates at once, regardless of how far they progressed in the interview process? Or do they tell candidates after each round before starting the next round of interviews?
Anyone know the base salary and bonus at Alvarez & Marsal for a human capital/ Exec comp consultant with 6 years of experience? Not in NYC, Chicago, or DC.
Hi! Has anyone completed the diversity and inclusion certificate online through Cornell university? Thoughts? Worth it? Helpful in your career? Thanks!!
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