I lost my last job a few weeks before Christmas last year and it took me a long while to find a new one. Ultimately I ended up moving to a new city for a job I was really excited about. However, within the first few weeks I suffered a major medical setback which led to a crippling bout of depression. I am finally starting to feel like a person again but I'm afraid the ship has sailed on my having success in my new role.
Asking this question here for a reason. In our culture and set up, a majority of the time is spent in cooking. We usually don’t eat microwave meals. I want to understand how Indian families cope up with all the traveling associates with consulting. Does the mother or father usually stay at home or be in a “light” job?
Currently on parental leave. As a father I’m so dang thankful my firm has it and I can’t imagine how my immigrant parents manage to raise two kids without leave.
Help & suggestions please. I don’t have parents and recently had a kid. I am having trouble in recovery and my daughter is a preemie. I am going back to work in December but can’t send kid to daycare due to health. My aunt who raised me wants to visit and help me out , see places too. With the travel ban going away , can she get a visitor visa so that I have someone reliable in the house along with the new nanny. Are visitor visas possible to get now ? MIL is another option but she is aged.
Pregnant IBanking Director who will be a single mom needs advice on negotiating maternity leave - I have been with a boutique Ibank for 10 hrs and wish to ask for paid maternity leave and flexible WFH for another 3 months. Can you share any precedents form the industry? Our company policy is terrible (12 wk unpaid) and I wish to use my leverage to advocate for changing the policy for all future parents, not just for myself. Many thanks in advance.
Sister is mentally ill and born with brain injury. I'm sensing she's on her way back to psych ward, as she's displaying her crazy symptoms again. Not looking forward to this
I tried cutting for the first time. I don’t recognize myself. I want to take short term disability to “fix” myself. Therapy isn’t enough. I don’t know how to do that. Has anyone done it? Any advice?
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??
Let’s go bois. Called in sick from work to cram on BEC just in time to take it before the blackout window!!! Studied for 2 weeks and the exam is in a few hours I’m hella nervous.
Hi! We have a jogathon fundraising in my son’s school. Most of our families are overseas, and don’t want to ask donations to few friends during this difficult times. Our friends also have school age kids. Is it ok if we just do one donation as family? My son wanted to get the expensive prices, but dont want to spend $150 for a kid’s hot lunch. Sorry if it is a dumb question but it is our first fundraising. Thanks
I met up with a couple of my closest friends and all they talked about was wanting to date and find a boyfriend, which there is nothing wrong with but they see me as the strange one becos I'm not interested. I'm so sick of hearing "but don't you want somebody that will do XYZ for you" 🥴 I just wanted to vent ☹
How are others handling moving office home when you are in your late 60s? I am re-Vising my practice from trial practice to probate and estate planning with some PI. No one wants to buy any of the textbooks or other trial books or medical books I have. For those of you who also are changing their practice, how dealing with the expense of practice stuff you bought but no one wants anymore? My binders were dropped off at eight at an elementary school. ￼￼￼￼￼￼￼
Hi Ladies, This is a lengthy post, about a family matter. I am seeking some advice from the sisterhood. I am a married mother of a boy who is in Pre-K. I have been married for 8 years now. Contd..
What's your firm's sick leave policy?
Is there an appropriate timing to tell the firm that you are pregnant?How many weeks along?
...I wonder what normal people feel in life. I wonder who I would have been if I weren’t so sick.
Which big law firms have the best maternity/ parental leave policies? I heard Latham and PW is 6 and 5 months. Where else?
Has anyone ever majored in Medical laboratory science? If so, how do I network and find good opportunities to prepare myself as a college sophomore?
Anyone else finding this “job-seeker’s market” a little less hot than anticipated? I’ve applied to a few positions I thought I’d at least get a phone screen for…crickets.
Hi Fishes, How is harman connected services in terms of work culture , management, job security and kind of projects? I have opted for gurgaon location and I am from automation testing field. Does HCS has good projects at gurgaon location?
The CEO bonus in JP Morgan after completing one year, what would be the rough amount? JPMorgan Chase
Why don’t they care about natural immunity from previous infection? Several studies and doctors agree that natural immunity is just as good if not better than vaccines.
It’s been a grueling 18 months, for everyone. There’s a unique story I’d like to share and it’s my own but I have to believe it’s not only mine. I was privileged enough to be able to WFH during the pandemic and change jobs to a fully remote job during this time. The isolation has become so complete, with the lack of connection and professional rapport or daily respect/clarity thru slack convos and sporadic zoom - I’m at an all time mental low barely able to start this Monday morning.
The more pedestrian your intellect, the better fit you are at D Heard of a colleague with an FRM charter being laid off today. Overall excellent person. And you won't believe who they promote year after year.. the character, curiosity and quality of the lifers Don't join this firm if you for a love of learning and to be inspired. Join if you are a middling who wants a good brand to hack ahead in life and rise above your station
1yr of work experience at MBB -- prior experience was in non-profit / community development. What exits could allow me to stay in the private sector that aren't consulting? I think exiting to Tech or a bank is unlikely with no prior experience; I want to eventually return to non profit work, but still want to spend the next few years in the private sector (tbh, just for the experience and so my MBA didn't go to waste). Any ideas?
Tried caviar for the first time... on my first class DXB-BOS Emirates flight. All those airline miles are finally paying off.
Women! Do u think you are at par with your male peers in terms of salary and title? If so, how have you negotiated that?
Best flight from ORD to LAX?
Anyone here is at Amazon IT Support Associates II ? What is the work culture like? What do you think about paying 60k/year ? How does this level works at Amazon?
Any work from home opportunities, in field of SaaS Product manager.? Total exp:- 4.5 years. Exp in product managment:- 6 months. Work From home, remote opportunities required.
Currently own a house, both sides of family, wife with great job, and long term aspirations to stay in this city that has a T25 MBA program Vs Leaving it all to go to M7 for a couple years. Worth it or no? Consulting path but doesn’t have to be MBB.
Just downgraded CSR to freedom. About to apply to CSP for the 100k bonus. Anyone know how long I need to wait to get the bonus for CSP while my transfer to Freedom happens? I meet the 48 month reward bonus requirement.
Anyone looking for a freelance graphic designer or illustrator? Just got laid off, and could use something to hold me over.
I spoke with a partner from Paul Hastings earlier this year about lateraling over, but ultimately indicated I didn’t want to be in the office 5 days a week. Now that they’ve loosened their WFH policy, how do I go about reaching back out?
How do people feel about this? Last time I checked, snitches get stitches. But at this point there is more at stake? Coronavirus lockdown: Would you report people who break the rules? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-52525463
What are some cons of working at MBB? Bad work life balance is probably the biggest but ‘what else’?
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