Please share ideas to save for kids’ education. What's a good saving amount to target? Assuming kid is 10 years to start the college. What’re the possible savings options?
Have you used chatbooks for photoooks, is it good? I want to make a photobook for my baby’s first birthday, but need a solution that’s quick and easy using the photos on my phone. Any other recommendations?
Everyday is Mother’s Day 🥰
One friend announces an engagement, another announces a baby, and I'm sitting here on a Friday night baking cookies and coloring. Making thirty look shitty.
There is a huge push for our district to install audio and visual cameras to the classrooms. What do you all think?
Moms, both husband and I are nearing the end of our parental leave. We live in a two bedroom in NYC. We are thinking of hiring a nanny. The plan is that I would work from one room and husband would work from another room. We can move the changing table and pack n play in the living room, and the nanny and the baby can hang in the living room. Does this sound like a good plan?
Do you think parental leave policies and the culture around it at your company are fair?
Do you all have any tips for morning sickness? I’m 7 weeks pregnant and almost haven’t been able to function the last three days. I’m going to call my doctor tomorrow to see what she recommends, but I would be grateful for any tips you can provide in the meantime.
8 o'clock meeting in the client site, caught an early flight and planned to get some sleep on the flight. The fucking baby next to me started crying his lungs out. FML.
Self 25F and spouse 31M - no kid yet but planning to in the near term. Just got quoted for life insurance $70 and $100/ month for each 2M coverage. Is the quote reasonable?
Had a spontaneous spring clean tonight -- it felt great and makes me want to adopt a more minimalist lifestyle.
Anyone here go to daycare as a child while your parents worked? Do you feel like it impacted your relationship with your parents today? My daughter goes to daycare while I work and I want to make sure we have a great relationship despite not being together 24/7.
Most awkward Uber stories? My uber driver showed me a picture of her baby. Um, it was a doll.
What’s the best time to switch jobs after maternity leave? Is there any policy at Blackstone on how long we need to stay after maternity leave?
Any advice on how to handle a situation where a parent wants to sue a teacher who reported them to child protective services? My understanding is the parent has no grounds for a lawsuit due to mandated reporter laws. Is this true?
Asking for a friend. At what stage during the process of moving jobs did you reveal to your potential employer that you were pregnant? My friend is 4 months pregnant (not showing) and has her first zoom call interview tomorrow. Should she reveal her pregnancy from the get go? Or wait till the second round of interview? Or when she ends up getting the offer letter? Her current place of work has a three month notice period and the law in her country gives her a three month maternal leave.
Just found out that I am pregnant. I am 35 and very afraid of traveling and the three hour time difference / not being able to sleep for 23 hours on thursdays potentially putting my pregnancy at risk
I have ADHD and clinical Depression/ Anxiety and am under treatment. I am also applying to jobs. Does anyone else in a similar situation recommend disclosing these kind of disabilities in the application? Why or why not?
How is the work and culture at AlixPartners?
Just got hired at Accenture as a senior analyst. New to consulting and scared of bench time/getting fired. Any tips on how a new consultant with no skills/experience can avoid bench time?
Whats the average VC analyst salary
Curious about client’s salary - what do Sales Team Leads in CPG make? Like at a Kraft or General Mills??
Made my first substantial deck today with almost entirely my own content (thoughts, findings, etc) for a client session. I know it’s not a big deal but excited to present it tomorrow 😊
Has anyone here used a service to help you find a new job? I’m looking at one where they source and apply for jobs for me. They’ll also help me rework my resume, LinkedIn, and other materials, as well as interview coaching. I’ve been looking for a new position on my own with no luck for the past 6 months. The downside of this service is they charge a commission based on the salary for the job they place you in. Thoughts or advice?
Hello. I need help. I want to do HR strategy for orgs like strategy&, OW, or MBB. Right now I’m stuck in change management in my current firm 2 YOE, as a top performer however. Ways to either gain experience or reframe my resume to fit? Feel stuck.
Alvarez & Marsal fish - submitted an online application for a Director Cost Optimization and Manager PEPI role, chances of hearing back?
Deloitte S&O folks that were at ACN, how are you liking it so far? I'm in the middle of the interview process currently but there's been a few fishbowl posts stating the S&O culture as being terrible
Do people at Junior Levels not lead meetings in industry? I just got asked if I had that experience during an interview. I have to lead a meeting/lead a portion almost everyday. So it’s weird that I would get asked this question.
What the top range SM salary in FDD HCOL?
Need some advice - not happy at current job and looking to move from Consulting to FAANG. Have 2.5 years left on H1B and am still stuck at PERM step with current firm. good idea to try a move now and hope that my I140 comes through with new company before i max out?
Hi fellow members, I ll be joining as 2.5 years lateral. What happens in probation period at SAP? Can a person worked in support project survive at SAP?
How common is PIP in consulting? When someone is fired in consulting, is it normally preceded by a PIP, or is that the abnormal case? (Talking firms 1000+ people)
Laid off due to covid and starting delivering food through UberEats. Do I still qualify for unemployment? I can’t find anything on this and calling is no use
One thing I truly will never understand is how Zoom became so successful despite the strength of so many other meeting platforms.
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