Has anyone attempted or been successful at negotiating more parental leave or earlier eligibility (if employed <1 yr) with their job offer?
Thoughts on quitting during parental leave?
Anyone else find it impossible to control what you eat pregnant? I was a littler overweight to begin with and I’m up 40 pounds already (two weeks left) just stress eating ice cream all damn day 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
My husband and I started thinking about having kids. I am pretty nervous about it since it’s during a freaking pandemic. I had a miscarriage with an unplanned pregnancy before so not so confident how prepared I will be this time. Any tips what did all of you amazing working moms do when you’re planning for a baby? Like dietary, clinical, financial and emotional preparation, etc. also with this pandemic, i don’t know if I will be able to join any moms group to meet new moms and babies...
Our principal does not want we 1:1 aides at IEP meetings for our student. The mother of my student had to insist I be included. I was ignored at the meeting until the mother said, I’d like to hear from Sarah. Anyone else experience this?
How long are you considered a “baby lawyer”?
Resume submitted with app: Major GPA or Cumulative GPA? Context: My major GPA (aka final two years of business school courses) is 3.57 however my cumulative GPA is 3.20. Am I obligated to list both or is only listing my major GPA satisfactory? The reality is that I started undergrad at 17 and was an immature kid who goofed off his first couple of years prior to pulling it together when I started taking my major courses so I want to make sure that is clear. Note: I also have a 720 GMAT.
Deloitte: I see there is an HR policy that allows you to go 60-80% whenever you want to/in any role so long as there is a business case. Does this ever happen in consulting? Is it more likely to be approved in certain groups/with certain skills? I’m thinking it might be feasible to stay here if I could could go on a reduced schedule after baby 2. If that’s something I could work towards and prepare for in the year or so prior, I’d like to set myself up well for it! Any insight is appreciated!
Would it be insane to buy a 1 bd home if there’s a possibility of having a kid in the next ~3 years? Assuming we’d have to look for a 2 bd if we do have a kid and try to rent/sell the 1 bd
How do you teach a 4 yo when they start to lie? Today, my kid quickly put his lunch back into his box when his teachers turned around and lied to his teachers that he finished his food. They were even praising him on how quickly he finished his lunch today. And told us also that he finished all his food as well.
Art directors who do UX/UI work, what industry software are you using? XD? Figma? Both? I’m more on the concept side of things but looking to adopt a new skill.
When being considered for a project (long term), would you tell the engagement leader about your upcoming maternity leave? Has anyone here been rejected for a role after they communicated about parental leave? What is the right thing to do?
Hi Everyone! My parents are visiting San Francisco next week. They are in their early sixties. What are some activities that they could do? They already have a wine tour lined up an hour outside of San Francisco. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. They just want to have a memorable trip. One of them has never been to San Francisco, nor the Bay Area before, and my other parent has not been in well over a decade.
Hi fishes. I am social work professional with 6 YOE in international NGOs. I am looking for opportunities in CSR / INGO /Consulting firms / Impact organisations. Please share if there are any leads. I have worked in Education, Skill development, Child protection, Health and Adolescent and youth empowerment domains. Preferred location : Bangalore, Mumbai
What's your firm's parental leave policy? Like how many weeks? Is it different for moms and dads (or primary vs. non-primary)? Wife and I are planning to have kids in the next two years and want to be in the best situation possible.
I really don’t think there’s a chance that the SCOTUS overturns Roe. I would hope this affirming decision further slams the door on states trying to legislate what happens in a doctor’s office between a pregnant woman and her doctor. There’s always a chance this swings the other way, but this SCOTUS so far has a non partisan approach, regardless of what the media has portrayed. The panic seems unwarranted.
I work in a self contained classroom. A parent of one of my kids wants to come and volunteer after learning all my staff quit. Can I allow her to do this? Admin has no idea and I'm not sure with FERPA laws.. advice, suggestions? What can I have her do if she can come?
I need toddler sleep help. My 2.5 y/o just started climbing out of his crib at night. If we put him back in, he screams and tries to get back out. Last night after 3 hours of the scream, leave, get out of the crib thing, I gave up and let him sleep in my bed. What do I do? If I get him a big kid bed, there’s no way he’ll stay in it, but he’s not staying in the crib either. I AM SO TIRED.
I need recommendations for nice maternity work pants. My office is WFH but I occasionally need to go in. I’m 16 weeks (first pregnancy) and today realized in a panic when I attempted to get dressed that my work pants are either too tight in the waist to wear or getting there. I’m tall (5’10”) and usually wear Theory, Rag and Bone or J. Crew work pants. Any suggestions for nice black maternity pants that I could pair with a blouse or blazer? Thx!!
Pregnant 🐟. Does firm allows you to take STD (thinking to take a week before due date) plus the parental leave which I heard is 16 weeks? ?
I’m interested in moving client side, but I’m not sure how to begin networking in the companies I want to be at, or if I’m senior enough to make a good leap. Any advice from people who have moved from agency to brand?
Hi Fishes, How long it takes to get promoted to 7B from 7A. It can depend upon the performance, but usually what's the average time? And how much hike can you expect at promotion?
What is your favorite app or website you use in your classroom? Either for you as a teacher or as an intervention.
shifted my schedule to where I crank things out during 4pm-4am. Am I the only one? During the day I’m in meetings back to back, pings almost every 20 minutes. I really love WFH, I’m never going to be able to do this 🤧😭😢
Why are there so many people in Big 4 who feel like their firm is the only firm they would ever work for? I got offers from all four firms out of school and have basically ZERO firm loyalty
What are the salary bands for MBB in Australia? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company
Happy Friday everyone! Does anyone have insight on SmartAsset? I have an interview with them next week and was wanting to gain some insight if possible
Any recommendations for a home office desk? I m not into standing desks, but I would really love a L shaped. Let me know if anyone loves their desk and can offer a recommendation
Marriage or promotion 😞 I’m on track to make partner at my company. Due to the audit services we sell, we have to disclose all financial relationships, including those of our SOs. I’m engaged to a private investor, and there is no way he is going to disclose/sell investments because my company tells him to (I don’t blame him; I wouldn’t do this, in his position, either). This means I have to quit if I want to marry him 😞 Anyone else experience this kind of compromise / challenge? Any advice?
I’m freezing all of the time and still WFH. Recommend the coziest long sleeved loungewear type shirts, please. Aerie is generally my go to, but I’m fine upgrading if really comfy.
I haven’t been feeling good about myself lately. Been depressed about my weight, my job search, and my health but I’m going to try to make a change. Today I decided to start being healthy again. I went to the gym this morning, got 8 hrs of sleep last night, and even made plans to hang out with friends this weekend. It’s not much but it’s a start and hopefully the beginning of a consistent and successful journey. To anyone going through the same thing, it will get better! We have to push through❤️
Tim Castree (GroupM NA CEO) announced the creation of GroupM's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Board today via email. Out of 12, only 4 are women and 1 is POC.
Major crush. She is brilliant: intelligent, insightful, confident, kind, a champion of diversity, funny. But, id never overstep our workplace boundaries by extending an invite to drinks. Sighhh.
I am a fully remote EA at KPMG feeling like I, and my team, are vastly underpaid despite having more responsibilities than traditional EA's. Salary was set for $60k but after yearly bonus this year went to $62k. Anyone else care to provide insight on other Big 4 fully remote EA salaries? KPMG EY PwC Deloitte
Anyone here travel with their dog in the cabin domestically? How strict are airlines about the size of the dog bag? I’m flying JetBlue later this month with my dog but none of the bags that meet the JetBlue’s dimension requirements will fit my dog..
How’s EYP wlb for 3 yoe? Is it as bad as MBB
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