How much were your total out of pocket costs to deliver a baby? Assuming no complications as I know with complications it can vary quite a bit. Want to compare what perks FAANG vs Big4 vs other firms have.
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had to help my husband give the puberty talk to my 11 years old stepson last night. we did ok. I'm cautious not to say something stupid in these critical moments. I realized being a parent is hard.
Austin parents, what was your agency parental leave like? Who has the best and who has the worst? Curious to know how the big agencies in town compare.
Traveling abroad (15 hour flight) with my nine month old lo to see my family. Any recommendations for strollers / car seat? Also appreciate any other trips! I am super anxious about this trip - baby hates changing tables and gets scared even with sound of vacuum cleaners :/
Are you entitled to parental leave benefits from Day 1 at Accenture? We will have a baby within the first year of me working at Accenture…trying to confirm whether I’ll be eligible for leave benefits.
Has anyone attempted or been successful at negotiating more parental leave or earlier eligibility (if employed <1 yr) with their job offer?
My MIL has made remarks to my husband that she doesn’t understand why we need a nanny for our infant since I am able to WFH (I’m a biglaw associate). She also doesn’t get why we have a cleaner and dog walker and seems to imply we’re wasting our money by outsourcing funds on things we can do. She was a SAHM so I guess I understand why she feels that way, but how do I explain to her why these things are necessary? I actually love my MIL but this is driving me nuts.
The more I look at this COVID executive order the more it looks like a scam. Similar to the cool toy or trip a parent promises that never happens. Also like your toxic ex who likes to deflect blame. •Money is coming from FEMA. Hello Hurricane season?!? •Months to set up. •Feds are only paying 75% and wanting States to handle more.
There’s an important meeting in two weeks and every one is planning to be in person. With three unvaccinated kids at home, I feel unsafe to be in a room full of maskless people who are making very different lifestyle choices (going out etc) than I am. My older kid wears masks all day in school and social distances - I feel guilty putting her at risk but also have major FOMO to skip the in person. With life returning back, this is going to be the first of many such situat. What would you do?
Happy holidays! What kind of craziness is everyone putting up with this year? I’ll start — my MIL told me my daughter scowls too much and that she needs “baby Botox”, and my sister just announced that she’s bringing the husband she’s been separated from (and that no one has spoken to) for 2yrs. Can’t wait! 😅
Is it OK to go to certain events while on parental leave? I am not doing casework but I also don’t want to miss out on a key training that is rarely offered, for example. Or annual practice meetings
Any place/person in the Chicago area where we can get sooth laddus that we are supposed to eat after delivering the baby? We live in Evanston but are happy to drive and pick up if needed. TIA!
Looking for appropriate gift for grieving Mexican family . Our house cleaners (husband/wife team) just had a terrible loss - lost their 18 month old. Wish I had made a point to try to meet their baby
Good morning and welcome to my home office! I've got my coffee and am looking forward to responding to your questions with Zoe and Ron. I was raised by a single parent in upstate NY (far from NYC!). I've had to ask a lot of questions in my career and look forward to hearing yours!
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..
Left a tray full of Halloween candy outside. Within 10 minutes, who I'm assuming is, a teenage kid took every single one :( So much for the Halloween spirit. I sincerely apologize to any kid who had to pick between hot Funyuns and popcorn.
What is a livable wage in Florida? My wife does not work and I have a baby on the way. What areas are cheaper in Florida?
I am planning to start IUI cycle this summer and have booked Pfizer vaccine mid April. Two questions (note I recently recovered from Covid so have antibodies) 1) Have unverified maybe misconception that vaccines affect fertility. Any opinions on this? My developing country family is freaking out and suggesting I vaccinate after I get pregnant. 2) My donor is fully vaccinated and did Pfizer, another rumor that it’s better that parents have same vaccine? Is this true?
Have you ever...had a parent email you asking you to come teach their kid at their house?!?!?
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What is the base salary for experience associate 3 for PwC CMAAS in NYC? How about senior 1?
Blah blah covid… blah blah unemployment, then new job, then unemployment. Fast forward. I got contracted short-term for a tier 1 ERP conversion and implementation project, pulling/re-mapping/tying out loads of GL data for import. The VP I work for is baller but… My head is swimming with legacy accounting systems, entities, formulas, ERP lingo, 5000 VPNs, and all new remote co-workers. It’s terrifying to be so unsure of your capabilities and I fear for myself and this undertaking.
Is it worth the cost paying for an MBA consulting company to help me get to the school I want to get into?
I have an offer to become a season ticket holder for the 76ers. These tickets are floor seats. They’re quite expensive but they come with great benefits. These seats include unlimited food and alcohol. I’ve been trying to get a hold on these for a couple years and some just came available. If anybody’s interested I’m looking for a partner. Thanks!
Alright guys/gals I currently have Wiley and am sick of the constant issues with their software. Is there another software you’d recommend? I’m thinking about getting Becker or Surgent. Thoughts?
Any examples of good McKinsey PEI stories folks have told and how those interviews went? Curious how experiences have gone there, particularly for EM level interviewing
I have recently started feeling completely apathetic about this job. I have 0 stress cause I don't care. The 0 stress has led to good project experiences, but I have no will to work. Contd..
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How do people in IB go on weekend getaways to cottages/hikes or whatnot? Do they actually use vacation time for this? Is it reasonable to tell your team you'll be away from your laptop over a weekend?
Has anyone turned down an internal promotion? I interviewed for the job but found I did not mesh with the potential team I would work with. I am worried turning the offer down will affect my reputation/future at the agency
Are there any companies offering remote work, (happy to do tech sales or management) and that I could be based in Europe? I need to get out of recruitment asap! Feeling the itch for too long now.
Any recommendations for checking account? Looking for one with a bonus for joining and no monthly fee
New hire. Been on bench since project ended a few wks ago. What are some tips to get staffed? I reach out to people, talk to staffing,but it feels futile...as I watch my utilization drop. Tips?
Going on vacation: what's the best way to say "here's the final deliverable, good bye and don't bug me, bug my replacement' without sounding like a D
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