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
Is it unreasonable to expect nanny to change into “indoor” clothes when they are with the baby (especially when they are using public transport to get here)? Husband and I are very particular about changing before we handle baby - especially with covid, but I feel awkward bringing it up with potential nannies (we are in the process of looking for one). Should we offer to provide them with clothes to wear while in our home? Sorry if this is a stupid question.
As soon as my husband and I got engaged my mother in law flipped a switch. She went from being nice and sweet to bitchy and passive aggressive. It’s so awful dealing with her that I have to drink when I’m around her to deal. Anyone had a similar experience? She completely tainted my entire wedding with her behavior. It’s a losing battle to talk to my husband about it because he can’t help but decent her.
Doing some benchmarking as we revisit our leave policy. Do any of your firms offer external career coaching for transitioning into / then back from parental leave? Any organizations you’d recommend or things you’ve found to be particularly helpful / successful? Thank you!
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your agency. Does your agency do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories about being a working parent.
I think it might be stressing my wife out, but there’s not much in life that I want anymore. I have everything I need. The only thing I wanted for Father’s Day is to stay in bed for an hour with a cup of coffee.
Does anyone here have a mentally disabled parent (schizophrenic) that they need to take care of? How do you handle?
What age were you when you had each kid? I'm 32 and we are trying for our first. SO is 36. But the endless relentless lectures from the women of my family about why "it's so late! Hurry! It's going to be impossible soon!!" is driving me insane. Ideally I would want it to be planned and natural, not IVF or anything, but you never know.
3 yr old kid was diagnosed with mild autism, any parent who has gone through this journey? Does mild Autism gets any better or worse with age, asking because we didn't had any issue up until 2.5 yr and suddenly everything started to fall down with start of preschool.
I just cannot get pregnant, I can’t do it. Why ruin my body when my partner won’t have to do anything? Women in my family dont have a history of snapping back😭
Need some advice! I’ve been in a serious relationship for a year. I grew up in a traditional south Asian family where no one discussed relationships. My older sister never introduced any of her boyfriends when she dated them either. But when my parent got divorced, my mom became way more open minded about things. So I want to tell her about my boyfriend. I’m still kind of nervous though. Anyone gone through something similar/any tips to navigate the conversation? Going to see her later today.
Gender Issue: someone in my family (Father 🙄) keeps iterating on the issue, that woman should never be allowed in to lead positions. Can't deal with it but have to start yelling at him. Anyone h
What is your firm’s paternity leave policy?
How do you deal with draining family members? My wonderful mother takes on a LOT to keep the family life running back home (across the country with matters that can't really be helped from afar). She's stressed and every time we chat it's just an endless swell of negativity and problems - we all have our own issues and just having to listen can drain me for the week. She blows through boundaries because she needs to vent and I'm not sure how to protect my energy and still be supportive. Ideas?
Hi 🐠 moms! Currently on maternity leave, but considering extending to take additional time off as I've heard theres quite a bit of growth/development in the first 6 months. Thoughts/Opinions?
Planning to move to Deloitte in next couple of months. Can any of you please help me with the parental leave policy? How much is it and can you take it within 6 months or so of joining ?
Hi guys I am 7 weeks pregnant naturally after 3 failed IUI. I would like to thanks everyone of you in this forum for being so helpful . Excited and Anxious . .keeping fingers crossed 🤞
Getting the vaccine tomorrow morning, just hit 17 weeks. SUPER nervous thanks to my conspiracy theorist dad but excited to protect myself and my baby girl!
Expecting my first child in a couple months. Parents in India have been dying to come to the US but unable to due to the visa restrictions. Anyone know of any exceptions to the visa restrictions that may apply or any other workaround? (Besides staying in 3rd country for 14days) I am above 21, married, US citizen. Parents gave up their green cards and are on tourist visa 😔
What are your to-go stores/web sites to find classroom items? (Storage, furniture, wall decor, etc) Really want to make my first year room adorable, but also struggling to find the best deals. HELP!
What’s the average salary for an SVP Creative Director (Copy) in Chicago at a large Agency? (20 YOE)
Which McKinsey office is bigger - LA or SF? Especially for operations/implementation practice. Is there any culture difference?
Scam artists that appear somewhat legit, but then cracks start to appear in their narratives. In my case, I have a potential client purportedly from Japan who says he said he wanted me to negotiate a P and A to sell industrial storage storage tanks to a business in North America. Now, it’s coming that that business is purportedly an investment firm, with 12 other businesses in a joint venture to purchase the tanks, that wants to send me checks to go into my IOLTA account. Sim. stories?
I have a salary range in mind for a new role based on online research and target increase from my comp now. But my research shows the data points are for salaries in HCOL areas. Do I need to adjust what I ask for if it’s a remote role and I’m not in HCOL city? Don’t want to overshoot and lose a great opportunity.
Any Deloitte fish here willing to chat about reduction in hours due to medical/disability?
Microsoft 🐠 - how should one best prepare for the hiring loop? Sounds nerve wrecking to do full/half day of interviews back to back. What should I expect? Any tips or tricks?
If you get laid off is it possible to go to a B2 visa and then back to a H1B? Extremely stressed with current situation and having purchased a house recently seems to be adding additional pressure.
Anyone who transferred to Deloitte Consulting from another Big 4 Tax? I heard Deloitte has a big M&A tax group
Anyone need a referral to Accenture?
Is moving from Big4 tax to a tax role in industry a dead end? Could this lead to a career pivot to corporate finance? I am a first year senior.
Took the GRE instead of GMAT, does consulting firm like MBB look at those if it’s high enough?
Hi 🐟🐟🐟🐟, What is the role and responsibilities of Associate 2 Designation in PWC SDC, What ia the YOE normally for this role and salary range ? PI provide your inputs 😊
Looking for some advice. Currently contributing 10% to 401k and maxing out Roth IRA, and remainder of savings (usually $800-$1200 per month) putting in a HYSA for a down payment on a house. Hoping to buy in 2-3 years once we (partner & I) have a sizable down payment. Should I continue to put all my non-retirement savings in an HYSA for a downpayment or should I also contribute to my brokerage and invest to grow wealth? (24yo, $85k)
New media supervisor position opened up at Borders Perrin Norrander in PDX. Posting here in case anyone is interested! Can find the post on LinkedIn.
My Career Counselor (read: mentor for non Accenture 🐠 ) is expecting her 1st baby! Any gifts anyone can recommend (more on the personal side)? I’m in charge of purchasing on behalf of our office.
Pros/cons of going from a big 4 firm to a national, regional or advisory specific firm at a higher level? Is it worth it?
2 YOE in financial services Corporate Strategy hoping to transition to tech, will be heading to an M7 MBA next year. Looking for a pre-MBA internship at a tech-driven startup before then - please let me know if you have any leads!
Is anyone else teaching from a trailer this year? They are building a bigger school, so I hope to have a regular classroom next year.
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