Misled on Maternity Leave Policy. I found out I only get 4 weeks pay for maternity leave (STD +“sick days”). I will take 12 weeks but wont get paid for 8 weeks. I work for a US, west coast based company in the tech/VC industry. Their website claims to offer “paid parental leave and other progressive benefits for parents”. I didn’t find out until after I was hired their pay was only 8 weeks but since I have been at the company less than 12 months, I don’t qualify for their policy. Is this unfair?
Plus size Boston based ladies - where do you get your work clothes?! Traveling here after having a baby and Burlington Mall had no stores that carried my size - am able to spend $$$ on clothes...
Pregnant and my back is totally screwed up. I bring my laptop home each night and commute via subways. Has anyone gotten a loaner computer to keep at home so they don’t break their back?
Firm’s HR has approached me about taking part in OCI (not sure where or when yet). I’m a few years in - what do students these days would like to learn about firms? Diversity policies? Future WFH plans? Maternity/paternity leave? When I got my first job a few years ago I knew I had to ask questions, but people these days seem to be a little different.
Ladies in relationships or married what are you thoughts on this? Saw it this morning and my own mom has told me this for years but for some reason it feels like settling to me...
My mom said it’s what helped her marriage to my dad and she eventually loved him... after like 3-4 years of marriage (+ a baby) and literally trying to run away from her own wedding and hating every second of it. I’m like this sounds like misery 😔
Australian friends! What’s a good store to order baby gifts? I live in the US and want to buy something for a friend there. I figured it’s easier to buy directly from an Australian site that ships within that country
Mamas how did you sleep train your baby? What method or non method techniques did you use?
Looking for a book recommendation on “so you think you’re ready to start preparing to have a baby, here’s what you need to know”. My husband and I are feeling ready to talk about it and I want to read some books with him on what to expect financially, physically, practically, emotionally, so on. Obviously no one has all the answers, but there has to be a way to better prepare for this massive step. (*notes in first comment). Thanks in advance!
I’m pregnant with 2 kid and so excited. It’s been a long journey. I’m allowed to take 5 months off paid, but should I take that much time? How much time did you take post delivery?
With the PUMP Act not passing - can I ask how friendly your workplace is when it comes to nursing/pumping? I’m an immigrant - came from a country with a year of parental leave, flexible working options (eg 4 day weeks with full salary), open feeding, crèches at work and seperate quiet rooms for moms. Thanks!
Any one had covid with mild symptoms while pregnant post 30 weeks? I don't know how I caught it but here I am!!!... synptoms with ear and nose congestion and sore throat and no fever... I am freaking out. Fully vaccinated and boosted.
When did queer become ok to say & why? I played “Smear the Queer" as a kid/had no idea what it meant; now I find it as offensive as the N-word. Why “take back” a word instead of just not using it?
How do you deal with a mother that's constantly criticizing your appearance? I'm stressed out at work as it is and I feel like when I share photos, she comments on how I look and it sucks!
As someone else pointed out, this seems like an everything bowl. So... what SUV should I buy? Planning to lease, don’t want to pay luxury brand price, don’t need a massive MDX but also don’t think a little CRV is going to cut it. Have a baby so safety is important.
Assuming a Program Manager get paired up with Business Development member to hunt out opportunities for SaaS product (subscriptions model) with the parent company. What could be some steps to actually co-engineer an idea/an initiative like that? Where can the Program Manager start?
Kid-friendly Austin hotel or AirBNB? Was leaning towards the Element (no point-rooms available, though). 3 kids under 8. Seems like a good spot downtown, but am I better off further away from (cont)
what do traveling consultants do when they are pregnant, given flying restrictions? Do most go internal?
Within the last year -
1.My wife and I have had a child
2.Fixed our house
3.Worked hard and was promoted to Manager
Now things are calm, Im beyond bored. What's wrong with me? Possible Depression??
Can I just have an annual physical with a gynecologist since I don’t have any other underlying health concerns or issues ? I did have a baby about a year ago but I’m thinking gynecologist will be able to assess I’m doing well.
3 months in at T2 strat post mba and absolutely hate all aspects of the job (plus it’s causing me tons of stress). Have another offer for more comp. is it crazy to leave this early?
Rachel Maddow = 🤡
Hi guys, is Angular 13 hot skill nowadays?
People most of us get paid more than 100k in 1 year..if you are down 5 k 10k 15k 20k 25k..it’s just a couple of months of work at this absolute bottom..think bigger and Stop squinting..it’ll be back
I'm currently in my notice period with 30 days left and I observe that the HR calls have reduced quite a bit. Last month I used to get about 4-6 calls a week, but now it's hardly once a week. Is this due to Indian market boom dying down or due to hiring cycles or perhaps some other reason?
YOE : 5 years
ML Engineer experience
I get nervous when I speak in front of a crowd even if it’s just an introduction. There’s no consistent pattern. Sometimes, it happens. Other times, it doesn’t. Any advice on how to mange this?
Thoughts on tbwa/worldhealth?
IBM allow personal Apple laptop to use as office laptop for office purpose. Which laptop you are using or recommend? @IBM
Some days it does feel this heavy:
Thoughts on Slalom? Twice gotten personal emails from the to meet. I'm 10 yrs at ACN, kids at home etc, wouldn't mind local stability.
What REALLY sucks is when the file crashes on you WHILE YOU’RE SAVING... and isn’t recovered...
HAAS asks for your cumulative percentile for the GRE but to the best of my knowledge that doesn’t exist. Does anyone know where to find it/ calculate it?
My agency (~50 people) is optional WFH and I still work in office, because of the free 🧻 .
It’s better than dealing with these lines.
Is anyone who switched to industry from consulting while on h1b willing to chat? Thanks in advance!
How much do you keep in liquid emergency fund? 🚨
What kind of title & industry combinations should I be looking at to get $200k in TC (e.g. Director level in Pharma). Are there any industries where a Manager / Senior Manager Role would earn $200k TC?
Background: 1.5 years post T10 MBA at a T2 with ~5 years of total YOE
Does anyone have advice about helping your kids through video conferencing anxiety? My 6 year old normally loves taking, happily volunteers to speak at school assemblies is completely freaked out by classroom zoom discussions. Says that “talking on a computer is weird” and he’s anxious to the point of tears.
What is the base salary range PwC and KPMG offer for the Senior Associate position in the Oracle Financials practice? (Texas)
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