I’m the one whose ex won’t pay for college - and I have an update. My ex texted me today that he and his wife are buying our son a car (!!) for Christmas. On the one hand, it’s one less expense for me. On the other hand, my ex won’t pay for college and he owes me at least $10K for previous medical expenses, but he can find money for a car - which is a “fun” expense that will get him brownie points with our son. Whatever - my son benefits, but talk about a “Disneyland Dad.” Ugh.
What are some “fair” news sources? I’m sick of both extreme sides. It’s overwhelming trying to figure out what’s accurate anymore.
Has anyone else here experienced significant weight gain due to the medication they are on? Could be medical or mental health-related. If so, does eating well and exercise still help reduce it?
Say there was a medical device that could optimize your brain to function to its fullest potential (think Limitless movie) - it’d make you ultra intelligent & peak your performance. It’s safe and offered to you free, but the catch is you have to listen to a 30 second sponsored ad in your head every hour on the hour. Would you get it?
How does sick pay work in the U.K.? Will I still get paid if I have the flu and take some days off?
Anyone had an admin refuse to implement your HR-approved disability accommodations in a timely manner? What did you do?
Lots of people sick in the office the past couple of weeks. Quick poll. Did you get the flu shot this year and then get the flu?
Do you have to tell your firm why if you file for medical leave. Given my anxiety and insomnia I just need a month of breathing room to not feel insane.
How do you guys handle calling out of work for being sick while on a tight audit? I do not feel well but I feel the pressure of working though the pain Bc I’m behind. I don’t want to fail my team.
My I485 status just changed to new card being produced and i’m just beyond excited. This bowl has been a great support group for me through this process and I just want to say thank you 😊. For those interested in timelines , Filed i485 on oct 30,2020. Biometrics feb 18,2021, EAD/AP - March 8, 2021, Medical RFE - Sept 2,2021. Card being produced oct 5,2021. And I’m ROW
Is time off/vacation and sick time negotiable with WPP? Specifically Ogilvy NY prior to accepting an offer? Heard it’s only 10 days of PTO. That’s crazy 🥴
I'm a self-contained teacher of about 9 students with differing levels of autism or intellectual disability. If the board decides that our school is going all virtual, how am I going to teach them??? They require different accommodations at school they don't have at home..
Has anyone taken Wellbutrin and experienced side effects? I’m 3 weeks into trying it out, and it’s worked better and faster than my prior antidepressants. But this week I’ve started experiencing pretty nasty dizziness/vertigo, which came on suddenly Monday morning. I don’t know if it’s just the latest physical symptom of burnout (which has been making me sick a lot lately) or if I’m experiencing some kind of side effect from the new meds.
Crowdsourcing ideas/help : Extremely burnout at work to a point where i lost interest in doing the work today and got literally nothing done🤦♀️ I want to take a break next week(aka call in sick shamelessly🥺) but donno if i should do it 😕 Do it & travel somewhere or just take a break & start looking for better jobs
Been testing Blockfolio 2.0. New UI is sick, plus there’s a lot of new small features that I think will help come tax season. In the meantime show this article some love by giving it the claps. https://blog.blockfolio.com/announcing-blockfolios-11-5m-series-a-financing-round-a1310f6aeebb
So sick of working hard to please the people above me and in turn they couldn’t care less about me or my wellbeing. Once busy season is over, I’m out. Can’t do another busy season.
Do you all ever have guilt calling in a sick day? I have a pretty bad cold and 5 months pregnant. I’m just so slow today and want to nap. Working from home
When you're sick as bleep, but you're too afraid to take the time away bc everyone is up against it, but then you realize, everyone is always up against it... at all times. Good times
Applying to an associate role at BCG. Should I submit a cover letter? I’ve been at my current company for a year and a half, hoping to come in as a senior associate if that’s possible
Covid WFH... exactly this feeling
1 year and 3 month with two busy season experience, CPA licensed and CFE passed (don’t have two year experience yet), on a visa. What are the chances of me getting in forensic consulting? I’ve been cold calling people around but don’t seem like they are currently hiring.
What’s the bump for seniors in tax when switching firms? My group is hiring an external senior. I’m thinking this person negotiated and will get paid more than me although having less experience...
Hey everyone, I will soon be joining google. Looking for some help with respect to apartments. Could you suggest rental apartments closer to Mountain View office and easy to travel by shuttle. Thanks in advance.
I lost my job and have a one year old. I love taking care of the baby and my whole day goes in that!! It really does. I have not been able to think about other job options but I really want to apply and find a job. What do I do? Due to corona we are skeptic bout day cares too. I do not want to lose my skill set, been in consulting for 12 yrs. And at the same time love the time that I spend with my baby. What is the right thing to do? I really need to get a fresh perspective and some inspiration.
Anyone tried or have a Tonal? Thoughts? How are the class? Do you feel fitter after using it? How long are workouts? How often are you using it? Is it addictive and fun like peloton? We have a peloton, which we love, but aren't disciplined enough use it consistently. Need to get back into the fitness game now that the pandemic is over. Like the gym / classes, but the time saving aspect of at home workouts is great and better for us right now with baby. Might get this as gift for hubby.
Any examples of pharma/healthcare TikToks?
Anyone feel like they're not strong enough in programming to be a data engineer and not good enough in Math to be a data scientist? Getting this feeling that Im in wayyy over my head with my latest role
Are layoffs done at Deloitte?
Anyone have good NON-FICTION recommendations? Enjoy self-help and psychology books (as long as they’re not overly pedantic). Already read grit, outliers, atomic habits, running (haruki murakami)
Are L1 VISA applications being considered now? Do you know anyone in your acquaintance who has recently gotten their L1?
Are there any Big law firms paying market with billable requirements in the 1800s, please?
A1-A2 tax, 6% raise and 3% VC. Thoughts?
We have 3K members in this forum and less than 31 partners (at least based on posting titles). This is an abysmally low number. I am a MBB partner. AMA here (or feel free to ask privately if you are interested)
Can I call in sick tomorrow?
Not sure if anyone asked this before, but what are some of the best books that you’ve ready about money, investing, and finance that you’ve read and you always go by? And if not books then YouTubers, IG, etc…
Facebook recruiter MIA and have an interview set up for Monday. They scheduled my interview on Tuesday and have not heard from anyone on why to expect. So frustrating. How do I prep?
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