This baby is competing with my Bose NC headphones. The baby is winning. (No fault or judgement to the mother.... I feel bad for her, she's a trooper).
Anybody here who works full time and from home (spouse too) and has a kid to watch? Daycare has a bad rep to me and nanny is expensive. How did you pull it off.
At what age do you stop taking a bath with your child? My 3 year old & I were in the bath together and suddenly he reached out to my chest and said “mumma, your lungs are outside, mine are inside my body” I was so embarrassed! I told him that those were my breasts and that grown ups have slightly different body parts. I normally take a quick shower before him and sit in the tub with him, as that’s our bonding time. I was wearing underpants so thankfully he didn’t notice my non-existant penis
Starting from blood work to getting pregnant, if everything goes smooth what is a timeline we are looking at?
Hello all, I got an offer of x lpa from a company, but on the same day I was informed that I have been promoted in my current organization and the CTC will be around y lpa. y is less than x (around 3 lacs less). Can I negotiate with the HR that I have been promoted as they are offering me a equivalent designation I was on before promotion?
I also have a JD and have been asked to take on roles/tasks of paralegal/associate. How do I turn that into a raise at my annual review without seeming greedy?
Has anyone given their two-weeks notice right after a promotion? How did the conversation go?
If my director said I would be rated a 1 as a 2nd year, does that mean I should expect a promotion to senior come May? Not sure if you can be rated a 1 and not promoted.
Thinking of downloading my GMAT books in my work laptop (using the ‘Bookshelf’ app) so I can study on the go w/o having to bring my personal laptop. Is this safe or would it raise a flag?
I'm conflicted. Should I give up the Deloitte prestige for 85% raise? Similar job, but the company doesn't have the greatest reviews from the people I spoke with. What would you do?
When do politics really start coming into play at work? From both a promotion perspective and pissing contest perspective with peers
For a medical exemption from the covid vaccine is a medical note required if you are pregnant? Please don't lecture me about how I should get it when you know nothing of my situation.
Feeling depressed and unmotivated about work. Only a Staff 2. Should I call it quits before senior promotion in Oct?
I started the firm in early January. Am I up for raise/ TC2 title during performance review if I came in as a TC1 but came in as an experienced hire?
What was your utilization like after taking parental leave? About to take a couple months and I’m curious how much it will impact my year end utilization % (not that this will impact how long I take off).EY
Aw, that's cute, my firm is in desperate need for skills like mine and they messed up my promotion. BYE BIH
Question - is Bain CTL equivalent to EM or PL at the other two? Also when does the promotion window open and close at each of the 3 firms?
I’m 4 and half months pregnant. A recruiter reached out. Should I disclose that during our initial conversation? If not, when would be the appropriate time to share that?
Anyone ever negotiated parental leave before? I have an offer on the table. Gave me what I asked for $ wise and PTO. But mat leave is not great. Not trying to have a baby now, but in the next 5 yrs.
Feeling the capacity crunch at my current agency and starting to think about long term moves. I’ve been promised a senior management promotion within the year but wondering - at the senior level, what are the considerations I should think about in deciding to say or jump ship?
How do coronavirus symptoms start? My mom is having trouble breathing today and we're don't want to assume that's what is it? Not sure if we should go to the emergency room or wait it out.
Anyone go from audit at B4 to a non-audit role at a young, growing company and can offer some advice on finding roles/selling yourself for the position?
director of diversity, director of culture, what do they do in the agency? Seriously wondering
Anyone in D.C. or Baltimore looking to connect IRL? I grew up in central MD, lived in NoVA for a while, moved out of the area to other parts of the East Coast+West Coast and am back here for now. A lot of my friends from here are either married, moved out of the area, avoiding going out cuz of COVID, or hermits. 44/M
EY Parthenon (EYP) Deal Tech? Any insight on how stable Ey Parthenon Deal tech is? And salary start and progression? Looking to join post MBA, 10 years in IT, Cloud, Infrastructure and Data Engineer.
Will be putting my notice tomorrow to jump to another big 4. Background check is not complete yet, do I need to check in with new firm to make sure everything is good on their end before I give notice
Any CFAs here? I am planning to start CFA prep in a couple of months. I have a B.Tech in Electrical and currently working as ERP Consultant (2+ yoe). I just want to get into Finance - is it worth investing time and money in CFA? Or are there any alternatives?
Looking to start investing with ~$5K. Read a book about investing but I’m still scared to just go into my Vanguard acct & dump my money there. Where do I start? Is now a good time
Anyone have perspective on how MBB (specifically Bain) benefits are better than big 4? I heard Bain contributes 4.5% of salary to your 401k regardless of any employee contributions, which is great. Any other big perks that make their benefits package superior to others (eg. Big 4)?
For those of you who spent the time and money to get the PHR or SHRM certifications, do you feel that it actually strengthened your professional capabilities as on HR professional, or did you just do it to fit into the “HR Professional” crowd?
So I have a few opportunities to do some civil cases for friends who have been injured. I’m debating starting my own firm and taking these cases on or moving on to BigLaw? Salary is 180+bonus.
For those traveling through CLT Thursday night, what are your plans? Rebook to earlier flight or just hope Florence doesn’t impact your regular flight?
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
Out of curiosity - do MBA applications ask for your race, gender, sexual orientation formally during the process?
Has anyone attempted to or actually yoloed by billing 2k hours for the year then just going awol on an extended vacation until the next year? Put that unlimited vacation time and those minimum hours to the test. Honestly can't see why I should essentially do work for free after hitting hours.
What would you do if you had 2 weeks of bench time or vacation right now? Go to India to meet family or roam around US by yourself
Has anyone here worked with a team of remote engineers in Eastern Europe? Anything I should be aware of in terms of cultural differences or behavioral norms? I’m US-based
You just finished teaching a skill / topic in your lesson. Children are now off to work on that skill independently: who are you targeting first to support, your students in the red or your students in the yellow?
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