Best examples of ramp back programs from parental leave? I get to choose my own adventure and am curious what’s worked well for others. Minimum hours required hasn’t been stipulated. Thanks!
When you see “note: Public Sector staff are not eligible for these new benefits” at the bottom of the new parental leave policy email
Scared to change my LinkedIn to “Open to Opportunities” for fear of my company’s recruiter or parent company recruiter seeing it and then thinking I’m checked out. Should I be? I’m just curious what’s out there...
Is their a site similar to the knot’s wedding website where I can create a baby site? I wanted to add maternity photos to share with friends/ family, gender reveal video and baby registry.
I need advice, has anyone been in a similar sit? Met a guy on Bumble in March. He had gotten out of a 4 year relationship in December. We dated for 2 ish weeks, on date 3 we made out and touched (no sex but we both came). After the date he tells me he needs time to himself, his mind is all over the place. We’re May and he reached back out (to congratulate me for my sisters baby). Said he’s in a much better place mentally, wants to meet up. CONTd in comments
Just got the dreaded call from daycare that my toddler bit another kid. Any tips or resources to help with this?
PwC moms, looking up the paid parental leave policy. It seems like even though I will be eligible for 26 weeks of leave, only 8 of these will be paid. Is that right, looking for guidance here.
My father is a boomer and disses crypto meanwhile I’ve made more gains from $100k in crypto than his $2m stock and real estate portfolio…
ACN 🐠’s, what is your parental leave program? And do you have a leave of absence program for non-parental leaves?
I am due to take 2 weeks parental leave sometime in the next month and have an offer lined up. Is it better to tell the new place I would prefer to push my start date to take my leave and join two weeks after (accounting for 2 weeks of notice when I get back)? Would that be burning a bridge with current firm (taking leave and giving notice as soon as I am back)? I want to avoid losing 2 weeks of salary during that time if I can.
Has anyone starting trying to get pregnant after starting at a new firm or did you wait at least a year ?
Just got an offer at ACN as a Strategy Manager and HR made it clear that parental leave was 2 weeks fully paid for men. Theoretically up until 12 weeks is covered by NY State ($900 weekly). What would you do? Have you seen men take a few months off for parental leave in consulting even if unpaid?
How do bonuses work if you took parental leave during the year? Do hours get prorated or do you still need to hit the normal threshold?
Gonna get baby's heartbeat tattooed
For anyone that needs a laugh - I’m trying to baby wear my infant son more, but he has the worst gas. It’s like being strapped to a skunk! 😳😂
Starting from blood work to getting pregnant, if everything goes smooth what is a timeline we are looking at?
Parent 🐠 How much do pay teenager babysitters (capable of driving) for the summer. It’s for 2 kids, age 7 and 9.
I took a positive pregnancy test this morning (yay!) after a four-day vacation that involved way more than my fair share of drinking. I’d taken a pregnancy test the day I left for vacation and it was negative. While I am so excited about the positive test, especially after miscarrying several months ago, I can’t help but feel totally guilty and worried I may have affected the baby. Please tell me I’m not the only one who has experienced this and whether my anxiety is warranted!
Any home remedies for infants having nasal congestion. Have 5 month old who is congested over 2 weeks and doctors are not prescribing anything. I can hear baby constantly inhaling air and nasal sounds. Tried steam bath, nasal aspirator.
Expecting a baby this summer. Should I still be looking for other job opportunities? EY has a very generous paternity leave if you’ve been with the firm for 1+ years, but not sure if I would have the same opportunity to take 2-3 months leave if I switch jobs. Can I potentially work parental leave into negotiations?
Should I invest my emergency fund (30k) in a portfolio made up of 70% fixed income/30% cash? This is based on Schwabs intelligent portfolio for opening a rainy day fund for emergencies? Also, if I want to save up for a down payment, should I just put that into a HYSA or consider the portfolio mentioned above? Thanks in advance!
Starting fresh with a new job soon! What are some of your favorite tips to make a great first impression right off the bat in this remote world.
Folks who moved from MBB to a top-tier tech firm (E.g. FAANG): how does the talent compare between the two?
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
How important is getting a Six Sigma Green/Black belt? Does it make a difference in comp/offers/projects/promotion?
Does anyone know if Duff & Phelps (now Kroll) is 100% work from home or in the office or somewhere in between? (Details on Atlanta office preferred).
Hey everyone! I will be starting in about a month and wanted some advice on computer preferences. I’m between the MacBook Pro 13” and 16”. Is there a noticeable difference between the 2 in terms of performance? The role is Financial Analyst, so I’m assuming a lot of my time will be spend in Google Sheets. Wasn’t sure if the performance difference is worth the extra heft of the 16”.
Left an okay position at my previous agency to lead as an in-house strategic position. The stuff I'm being assigned isn't like anything that was shared in my interview. Feels like I'm dying inside.
Let’s hear some stories of adversity and overcoming challenges. Socioeconomic, race, gender, disability etc. Work or personal. I think we all need some inspiration that we can overcome, no matter what.
Ladies, any experience and tips for new moms going back to consulting? Is it possible to manage working while putting baby in daycare? And of course, is it possible to stay local?
Looking at a job posting and it requires 1550 billable hours for a litigation paralegal position. Can anyone give me a rough estimate as to how many work hours that will likely translate to per week? (My current job does not use billable hours)
I am scared of returning to my empty classroom that sits in a covid hotspot. Its all I want to focus on but I can't...so many great things happened during the spring and summer and they never got celebrated. There's no time like the present! Let's drop the negative, mind numbing complaints (speaking to myself) and grow & glow through it
If I started a new position (not Deloitte, Im in industry now) in July of this year, would a typical company give me a raise at year end? I took a step down from Senior to Staff when I accepted the role so a raise would be super nice!
What about the religious exemption? Who is eligible to claim it, and under what circumstances is the claim likely to be accepted? The short answer is: almost anyone can claim it, but not many will receive it. https://www.govexec.com/management/2021/09/how-will-religious-exemption-federal-employee-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-work/185572/
I’m currently looking for a fully remote role. Any leads? I have a lot of movement happening in my life right now and this would be ideal.
Rate your firm on its LGBT culture and support for LGBT professionals. Is it YAAAAAAAASSSS or boooooooo?
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