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?
Anyone ever had trouble with a doctor not wanting to certify a family member’s condition, in order to take a leave of absence? My brother attempted suicide via drug OD (he was addicted) and he’s been hospitalized for over a week with seizures, psychosis, peeing blood, etc. We have visited him every day, driving 100+ miles round trip. The doctor is giving my father and me grief, saying (quote) “you aren’t providing care, the hospital is” and “there’s no reason you can’t go back to work.”
Has anyone figured out anything creative for a baby shower in a pandemic? Is it still okay to send out cute invites for a virtual one??
What is a good suggestion for a weekend mom-baby/toddler date? Reconnecting with old college friends with toddlers/babies. Not sure what to suggest. Brunch? Morning walk?
I also started my career 20 yrs ago as a recept/exec assist and gained a lot of values + habits from those days I still use. What would you say is the biggest lesson you carry with you from then?
Has anyone had to have a follow up to their anatomy ultrasound? I was told they didn’t get a good view of the baby’s heart and now I have to get a fetal echocardiogram. Anyone go through something similar?
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Any other teachers having to be in busy work classes these next two weeks rather than planning your lessons -Canvas-Google Classroom and everything else we need to do before students arrive?
I had a dream that I forgot to mute on a weekend firmwide call, began gossiping with my roommie about who's fucking who & what a fluid-covered mess it was, &my boss fake fired me to teach me a lesson
How long after having your first baby did you get back to having intimacy with your partner. Its been 4 months and we tried few times but it still hurts. Is it nornal?
I am currently interviewing for one of the FAANG companies. If this works out, I will be 6-7 months pregnant by the time I actually join them. Should I disclose this while I interview? Or should I disclose after accepting the offer?
Asking for a dear friend who is pregnant after a long battle. Recommendations for high risk pregnancy OBG/GYN in NJ? Appreciate any insights as she is in panic mode...Thank you!
Can you quit your job while on short term disability? Will you get penalized somehow? Going on maternity leave (which is just short term disability) and planning my options out.
Can someone please help me navigate concerns about the vaccine? Literally all I hear from Fox News zombies saying big pharma and Bill gates are pushing the vax for personal profits only and Covid is not that deadly. What has worked with those in the inner network circle? What hasn’t? My pregnant wife who is nurse received both doses and I think a couple relatives believe the baby is going to be a cyborg.
What do y'all think of this Forbes article? I think placing more ownership in the hands of internal SME's is valid, but entirely removing consultants whom have lessons learned through the practice of numerous large transformations would be a mistake https://www.forbes.com/sites/steveandriole/2020/07/29/stand-aside-mckinsey-accenture--cap-gemini--the-case-for-internal-consulting-for-digital-transformation/amp/
Looking to take tennis lessons this summer, open to either group or private lessons, but I can’t find many options outside of Tennis on the Lake (terrible customer service so hell no) and Midtown and EBC which are only reasonably priced for members. Any recommendations?
Can anyone share what books they read out to kids for bed time reading or in general? Anything that is engaging or with good morals/ life lessons
Any advice on how to go on vacation (beach) with two kids (1 and 3)? My husband and I like adventure and I can't imagine leaving kids with relatives.. do you hire a caretaker for when we want to do more adventurous things during the day?
Anyone move from a nontech background to a Solutions Architect role? I am working on getting my AWS cert but wondering if that + 3YOE is enough to move into an SA role
Working in Tokyo and the only American/consultant. Unlimited expense account. Consulting lottery?
Some really interesting points on racism
“Hello — we are a no name agency hiring like crazy. The pandemic isn’t over and we have no idea when it’s going to be safe, but we expect you to come into the office Mon-Tues-Thurs-Fri. You get to work remotely Wednesday and Saturday/Sunday. HIT ME UP!” 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
4 YOE in consulting, MBA (not a top tier school), currently at ACN making $125,000. Was indicated to me that I’m about a year and a half away from making Manager. What would some fellow consultants do in my position?
Hello has anyone interviewed for Linkedin BizOps team or Uber Ops and Logistics Manager? Would appreciate tips! Also how do you guys typically prepare for interviews with small series B startups?
Anyone know Accenture’s PTO Policy?
Anyone move from big4 transaction service into corporate strategy / corp dev role? Looking for past experiences - what to do, what not to do, where to look other than job boards, etc. Currently Senior Manager and have a strong interest in tech/Fintech. 🙏
Which consulting firm is leading the way in knowledge management (storing deliverables and indexing them so that you don’t have to recreate the wheel with every proposal)? I hear the McK requires project teams (chargeable time) to take a week break after engagement to store and index deliverables for future use.
Hi everyone, i have an upcoming first round with jefferies, can someone give me a little insight on the culture of the firm in terms of the people and what to expect as it relates to questions i heard the firm is very technical based. Jefferies
Considering an opportunity as a Business Partner with an analytics group at a cyber security company in the valley. Current Manager at Big4. Would represent a step up in total comp but wondering if it’s viewed as a step backwards in career progression?
Hi all, my H1B got approved today and I am waiting on the actual physical notice. In parallel I have a L2 EAD extension request in process. My H1B is valid from oct 1 only. Can I withdraw my L2 tomorrow? Is it okie if I am out of status for nine days? I am worried that the L2 will get approved. If it does get approved, what do I do?
Anyone done the Kellogg video essays yet? Is the COVID question still the same from the 2020 cycle? Would also appreciate any general advice you have for them
Had a referral and HR phone screen for S&O Senior Manager position at a small Chicago based tech start up. Call went well and they asked my salary expectations and I mentioned $180K. Recruiter said that far exceeds￼ their pay bands but would check. He just reached out and said “there is still a large gap in comp expectations. Despite that, are you still interested in the opp? If so let’s have another quick call to recalibrate”….what should I say on this call? Should I budge or is this a tactic?
Can anyone please refer me to PWC's FDD team? I am an ACCA member, have 5 years of audit experience and 6 months of FDD experience, willing to relocate to London. Thanks!
Hi all, I wondering what I should do i was planning on taking an advance Accounting course in January 2021. Part of my company benefits is tuition reimbursement. I got an email back from my manager that was clearly drafted by the Director. The email basically stated that they were concerned that I was over working myself and the course would not be reimbursed at this time maybe in April that would be after they reevaluate the situation. My question here is should I be concerned I’m a target.
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