I’m 11 wks pregnant and started this new project right as I got pregnant- it’s been such a tough project and I’m not able to keep up. I’m not sure what to do - I’ve totally fallen behind and am not sure how I’m going to be able to proceed. I need something slower paced. Do I tell them I’m pregnant or do I just keep trying to do my best. 😞
Does anybody know what are the maternity benefits and policy at Accenture? How many weeks of paid parental leave and how many months you have to be with the firm to have access to those benefits? Thanks
Has anyone tried EMDR to deal with childhood traumatic experiences? I'm not talking about things like physical abuse etc. but due to separation from parents at a young age which was driven by circumstances and decisions parents made. Due to this, I don't feel much connection with my parents. It has impacted my romantic relationships and causes constant anxiety at work because I feel like a helpless child inside, lack confidence and self worth and fear failure. Appreciate any EMDR experiences.
Looking for blackout curtains for my toddlers room. Found these on pottery barn kids. Has anyone tried these? Don’t want to spend the money only to find out they don’t work https://www.potterybarnkids.com/m/shop/kids-baby-curtains-shade/blackout-curtains/
Quick question to new fathers. Do you wake up at night when the baby cries to give milk/change diapers? Or your wife does it fully? I don’t do it and I feel pretty guilty.
Anyone here work at Wayfair? What do you think of the child trafficking blow up happening right now? Search #wayfair hashtag on Twitter if you haven't heard. At this point, we only have Wayfair saying this is ridiculous, but obviously this can't be a coincidence...
Thoughts on activity in the heat (90’s) while pregnant? I’m 4 weeks along and want to keep up golfing, but worried about the heat. (Doctor says it’s fine - looking for how any of you mamas actually felt)
Anyone have a parent or parents who traveled regularly when you were growing up? How did / does this impact you now?(relationships, work, etc.)
For moms in California - can anyone explain to me how the FMLA/Paid Leave works in coordination with EY’s sixteen weeks? It seems that all the new moms take 6 months and I’m trying to figure out how that works if we’re only given 16 weeks. My husband and I are currently waiting for an adoption placement so I have no idea when I’ll need to use it, but I’m hoping it’s sometime soon :) Since I’m not actually pregnant, asking these questions feels weird, but I keep reminding myself it’s okay. TIA!
Well I'm a first time mom and feel home bound running the baby cycles. My baby is not a good sleeper so I feel like I am on 24/7. When he is a asleep in doing the usual bottles, dinner etc. I feel like I need more confidence to get myself and baby out of the house with everything in tow but I suppose walking through malls could help. Houston heat doesn't make it ideal to walk around outside during the day. I also do the night cycles solo so I'm pretty much too exhausted to do anything but want to get more scheduled about it so I can plan on an hour here and there when my husband gets home.
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.
Wrapping up maternity leave and negotiating start and end times with the nanny. What time do your nannies come over and how late do they stay? Both husband and I are consultants and our hours are so unpredictable. Nanny can come 8 hours a day. We are thinking 9-5 and then based on our day, one of us takes care of the baby for another two hours and do the bath/bed time around 7ish.
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? 😀
What are my best options for scoring small side gigs before end of year? I deduct lots of business expenses for doing some freelance work, but we had a baby so I didn’t earn any 1099s this year.
Let’s start a conversation around parental leave - how is it at your firm? Does your firm do enough to support new parents? What changes can we make in our industry to better support working parents? Share your stories and thoughts!
Any good books on how to be liked or get along with others? Looking back in my career, I’ve always had friction my manager and disliked by more than one coworker. It very may well be me and I want to change. I think I have issues with authority and grew up as an only child, if that’s relevant. 30’s F
How are MBB maternity/paternity leave?
What is the maternity policy in Big4? In EY we need to work for at least an year and we get 16 weeks paid parental leave+ 2 weeks short term disability leave.
Want to gift my dad a father-daughter trip for his 70th bday. Someplace exotic or potentially outdoorsy. Iceland, Cuba, national geographic Antarctica tours, base trek to Everest. Other suggestions?
Celebrate with me, everyone! Baby turned 3 months today (have a toddler as well) & I’ve been home with both kids on mat leave without childcare…. Today is my first entirely free day!!! Went shopping with my sister in laws for a dress for an upcoming wedding, had lunch with them, now at a brewery getting buzzed and studying Spanish. Lord I hope the day is going well for my husband so he doesn’t dread the next time I do this!!!!
EY is hiring for Business Process Management roles. DM if interested. Skillset: Pega Platform
Anyone here have insight into Uber Health’s interview process? I have an initial convo with the recruiter but was wondering if anyone here knows more details. The position is implementation manager. Thanks!
Hi fishes, today I got call from hr to schedule interview and asked for ctc details. I asked for 7.5LPA for 3 yoe in rpa domain. Is it over expecting? What would be ideal pay for 3 yoe in ey gds
Deloitters; is pension vesting tracked by your start date or a certain time of year? And is an all or nothing vest? I might be leavening barely a month from my 3 year vesting mark.
I really liked this video from one of my fav beauty bloggers on how she is getting through quarantine using lessons from therapy: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFPjIdzOl84 - worth it regardless of the beauty aspects
Can anyone please recommend tips to ace a partnership case study? This is my first time working through one, and would really appreciate the help!
How is it working in ATL 🐠 friends?
I’m struggling to transition out of consulting. Is a PMP worth it and would that improve my chances? Trying to just get a normal project management role for stable hours that still pays decent. At this point fine with a minor pay cut just burnt out. TIA
MBB 🐠 — Do you think M7 (non HSW) networks/exit opps are significantly better than the networks/exit opps from MBB? Or on par?
I had a final interview on Friday, and was explicitly told they would be giving me an offer. The wait is killing me. When can I reach out to follow up on status?
Holding all else constant, do you prefer two continuous weeks of bench time or 10 hours less work per week for 8 weeks
What is the max comp range for Deloitte Manager M&A Advisory practice? Thanks in advance.
Applied for H1B transfer on April 29th in premium and an RFE has been issued even in these critical times. Just thought of sharing it with 🐠 here!
I have been on my SO’s case about drinking. He is unemployed and has been laid off. He has been having drinks 3x a week. One or two glasses a session. I drink 2-3x a month. I say it is too much. He’s Irish and I’ve lived in Ireland. People binge drink the entire weekend until they fall over. Someone who comes home from work drinks one dram of whiskey every night. This is normal. Americans define this as alcoholism.Do you think this is a cultural difference or actual excessive drinking?
If you’re a campus hire, what made you choose deloitte over other firms/b4 firms assuming you had other offers? You don’t get a bonus until you hit senior and tiny raises. I don’t think many other firms/big 4 do that right?
Tomorrow, I know I will be asked to continue pushing forward with pre planned campaigns that upsell products and services that to groups already in dire straits. After the events of this weekend, I ethically disagree with acting “business as usual”. I’ll raise this with my team, but I anticipate a crossroads with leadership (I am fairly new, younger, junior, woman POC to the org.) If this results and BAU does not change, is it more right to leave my job? Or stay where change is needed?
I was asked to take on formal supervisor duties without a promotion or raise for at least 1 year. Tips on how to negotiate this?
We are looking to hire some great Sales experts on our team. Great WLB, remote and competitive pay. Please DM me if you are interested.
Does anyone know how late a Delta flight can get delayed? I have one Thursday night at 8 PM but I’m scared of delays because of showers. Will it get delayed or cancelled at that point?
Trying to evaluate a verbal offer in capital planning. $145k plus 7% bonus. 10 years of experience but a bit of career change. NYC. Seems to on the low end but not entirely sure. Any thoughts or tips are welcome.
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