Thinking of going for Director this year but also going on Maternity Leave in November for 5 months. Terrible timing I know. BUT I've already met Director sales goals and utilization will be avg for manager. I'm at the top level for Manager so can't progress any further unless I go for promotion.... Thoughts on going for it? Nervous about having a new baby and being a new Director (if I get it).
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Paid off my loans/credit card debt. I barely have any savings. Is the next move to shoot for a 6 month safety fund or to max out my 401k?
Biglaw- Do you have to return to work for a set period of time after maternity leave? Or if you quit/don’t return after maternity leave whether they can claw back your leave, pay, benefits etc
5 months pregnant with our second, a boy. Our first is a girl. We’re debating circumcising him or not. My husband is, and everyone we know typically does it. But I think it’s a barberic practice. Opinions? Posting to get more of a wide range of opinions (nationally in us and globally). What would you do? Did you do? We will obviously talk to our doctor too but curious on general sentiment around circumcision.
In my early 30s, thinking of trying soon but can’t see how I can sustain my current hours and crazy anxiety while carrying and taking care of a baby. Any tips and advice?
After speaking with my RP about promotion to manager and all the brown nosing I need to do to get my name out there...starting to question if I even want it. Is it worth it?
Anybody holding H1B that invested in 401k? What if we decided to leave US for good and what to do with the money we've already put in?
Anyone not get promoted to Senior because of the amount of time they spent on the bench during promotion year? 😥
Anyone had challenges with breastfeeding and overcome them or opted for not to BF? Baby lost weight, had to start formula, now she’s not interested in BF at all. Cont’d..
Any health insurance recommendations for a parent living overseas, coming to US? Has a pre-existing condition and younger than 65.
$60 phone cap, and no reimbursement for platinum AMEX. Has it come down to this for our 2020 vision?
Would you consider the value of points and miles in a compensation conversation? Say when you’re asking for a raise or negotiating a new offer....
Hey everyone! How long did it take you and your partner to get pregnant? How often were you being intimate. Should I do a semen analysis before we start trying? Looking for some tips for me and wife!
So he is still alive? That was a waste of a suspenseful teaser. And obviously someone was a big baby toda fan.
What does a realistic retirement look like to you? (Ie beach condo paid off, car paid off, $$$ in the bank, 401K pay out monthly)?
Minimum length of time to stay at a company before leaving to not raise red flags to hiring managers?
Coming to the realization that having a high utilization (+110%) is a waste as someone with 90-100% and similar ratings (snapshots) will have the same/slightly lower performance rating thus, cont...
My 6 month contract is about to be up. I love it here, but need the benefits of a full time job. I know they plan on extending my contract, but I need it to be full time or I’ll have to start looking
My boss recently recommended me for a promotion, hopefully next few mnths. Also just found out I'm pregnant. Don't want to loose the promotion so when do I let them know?
Hey fam, I have a small coffee chat with an MBB recruiter. How should I approach it considering it’s not an official interview. Any and all help would be great and appreciated.
"Who was your plus-one to that previous company event? Bring them to the holiday party!" "Yeah I'd love to but we actually stopped seeing eac--" "Anyway can't wait to see them at the holiday party!"
Sr Mgr. Strategy. What do you think the best exit opportunities are in industry? Reasonable hours. >55 hours. Equal pay to what I’m making. Limited travel. Seattle.
How likely is ex-firm to pursue legal action if one were to ignore relocation bonus reimbursement ($8K) for leaving less than 12mos of employment? What are the consequences?
Anyone crunched the numbers on Marriott redemption value (essentially comparing $ cost to pts) and come up with a list of best value properties globally? See random recs but nothing comprehensive.
Career recommendations requested: after working for five years, got my MBA then worked for a consulting firm for almost a year now. Really want to leave and pursue something else. 1) is it bad that
Watched how a Sr Partner sidelined and backstabbed a ‘rockstar’ SM and forced SM to leave the firm, after first promising to support SM’s case for a promotion to a Partner. SM was a Deloitte lifer...
What is the starting salary coming from MBA going into MBB? Would want to get in to the strategy consulting side likely from OCR.
Is it a good idea to apply to MBB in the fall given covid impacts? 1 yoe post MBA from M7. Southern offices if it matters.
So I was laid off. Is it okay to talk about it at my next job interview? Feels like everyone knows anyway.
Bf’s company just did layoffs today. He survived, but is extremely sad... any advice from someone who went through layoffs?
I feel like I have no actual friends in my home office. I only go out after work with the team that I'm on. I'm in no groupchats or anything. Will this hurt me in the long run?
Applied & interviewed at a nonprofit & got a call back saying that they want me to come in and train on some of the nuances I’m not familiar with to see how quickly I can pick it up. There is one...
Anyone not happy with their Autonomous standing desk? Found some sites with bad reviews. Especially around its stability when raised up how it wobbles back and forth or left/right, how loud the motors is or any other cons you have found?
Is it worth it to get a professional certification like SHRM/PHR? Not many of my colleagues have one and it’s not a requirement for my role, but I’m curious if it’s worth it in the long run
What are your thoughts on having your webcam on/off for meetings with prospects? Do you have them turn it on, differences in industries for value of face-to-face, etc?
I was recently laid off. On job application, what do you suggest that I put for “Reason for Leaving”? I am afraid putting laid off may come across as bad. Please advise. Thanks!