Parents...when you/your SO decided to have a baby, what were some things you considered before deciding that you guys were ready? How did you prepare, and plan for this life changing blessing? 😀
PwC folks - what code do we use for sick leave? Can we use it when caring for someone else? (Such as a baby)
My wife’s employer doesn’t offer short term disability benefits for pregnancy. We just learnt she might be pregnant. How do I go about buying short term disability insurance ?
Our nanny takes my 7 month old out for one, sometimes 2, long walks every day (weather permitting). Love the idea of fresh air every day but its often for several hours at a time and he always returns home crying bc she's pushed him to his limit between feedings. She brushes it off saying hes just fussy which kind of irks me. Im also concerned that he's spending too much time strapped in a stroller. Is it reasonable to ask her to take shorter walks? Am I overreacting?
Started taking prenatal vitamins , ubiquinol and vitamin D. Been doing this for a month to prep to get pregnant. Breaking out like crazy for 3 weeks now. Are these linked?
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??
Hey PwC time to step up your parental leave...
I started working in a agency two months ago, and I have two very big projects running simultaneously. My Creative Director left for paternity leave, and left me with all the work, facing the client, going to shootings, editing. I've been working 15 days straight, no weekends. The agency hasn't given me any back up/someone I can team up with to do the job. Is this normal? I'm used to have a partner, a copywriter or another creative working alongside. Keep in mind that I'm mid-level.
Dog owners: can you give me a realistic estimate of how much it costs to be a pet parent? I’m interested in adopting a dog but want to go into into with eyes wide open. Thanks!
First Facebook offer 4 months paid parental leave, now Deloitte. Respect! 👍👍👍 We need more firms doing that!
I feel like my kids 1st grade teacher is being too strict, but I'm not sure if this is normal or I'm being sensitive because it's my child. E.g. she gave him 2/10 for his math homework because he doodled on the page, colored in the circle that has the page number, didn't draw the word problem neatly, wrote his last name under the name line, and says some of his numbers aren't legible. All his answers were correct, except one where he forgot to fill in the blank. Is this normal? X-posting
I have so much mom guilt sending my baby to daycare. She’s 6 months old. The transition has been harder on me than her (she seems fine and happy, just isn’t sleeping well there yet) but I wonder if I should try and find a different solution. Part time nanny, part time daycare? We can’t afford a nanny full time. If I’m WFH and we have a nanny part time is it realistic that I’d see her during the day or am I kidding myself?
Can we talk about what having a baby does to your relationship with your spouse? Two months in, and I’m struggling, I feel so disconnected.
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
EY 🐠 - Are there any issues with dad's taking the full 16 weeks for parental leave? It says primary care givers only. Thanks!
Anyone ever used LegacyBox or simular digitizing services? Trying to pick best one for dad on Father's Day. Would choose Costco but that seems harder to gift
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’m on the most demanding project of my consulting 5 years in consulting right now and 8 months pregnant: 3 weeks left on the hellish project. Send me good juju or inspirational quotes or whatever plz
Anyone have an experience where their SO just couldnt get it together but still have a happy marriage? Been dating my SO for 4 years, have a daughter who is turning one, and he still says he is not ready for marriage.
To all the working moms out there, which NY big law is especially great or amenable to agreeing to flex or reduced hours for corporate attorneys? Is this group specific? I want to continue working in big law because I learn so much and frankly don’t think I have enough years under my belt to go in-house, but I don’t think I can go through pregnancy, child birth and rearing at 100% capacity.
Any recommendations for a career coach? I'm a mid-level looking towards promotion to senior associate so looking for coaching on management and bd (but not opposed to advice on exit opportunities, just don't know much about intentionally charting a career path beyond stick it out at the firm) Cross posting, I'm a WOC (Asian)
Have you guys heard of COTA life sciences ? They use proprietary abstraction technology & oncology expertise to curate data to generate insights . Any valuable information you can provide about company , experience, culture is appreciated .
Strategy& fish, do you know what the director base / bonus is? Is it comparable to similar roles at MBB?
For those that have flown into the city and got a covid test before and after arriving, did you need the result from the first test before landing? I know that the test needs to be within three days of the flight, but the place I’ll be going for the test seems to be getting results returned anywhere between 1-4 days, and I’m worried the results won’t be available until after I depart.
Best travel planning apps/websites? To plan and save potential future itineraries with cities/activities?
Need to find my job for a friend: she’s got 10+ YOE in pharma validation and quality. Looking for Philly area job (or remote) that’s more chill/not high stress. Any ideas of roles to look for?
Is Deloitte on a hiring freeze? I see postings for their ara group but don’t know if it worth applying during the current environment.
If you get some development points and a partially at level in your third year, are you screwed for promotion?
Does anyone have experience with Lemonade homeowners insurance? Annual savings for me is ~$1600. Thanks FB!
After nearly 20 years in the military serving in T&E and HR roles, I’m considering moving on and have been conducting lots of research into consulting. BS, MA, and SPHR cert - no MBA. I’m looking for suggestions or advise about transitioning. DC Metro area is likely landing spot.
The amount of posts that involves people sleeping around at work is too many. Also, is it true that people sleep with their boss to get promoted or people are just jealous of them getting promotion?
£50k TC, 2.6YoE working within the change arm of a bank ——- what do experienced fishes think is a good next move for someone like myself? Might want to move into consulting one day with ultimate aim of MBB but also enjoy technical coding work, particularly in credit risk / counterparty credit risk in banking — could use some fresh perspective ; quite confused atm as interested in many things! Don’t mind staying in change management either TIA - appreciate any advise
https://www.businessinsider.com/cost-culture-clash-50bn-deal-france-lost-to-us-uk-2021-9 Seems like crazy long vacations in Europe didn’t work well for their clients.
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