I recently got married and we’ve been trying to have a baby for the past 3 months because we’re both eager to have kids. I feel like we’re not having sex (2or so a week) enough to catch the ovulation windows. We work a lot and sometimes we’re not in the mood for sex after a long day. I’m 27 and all I’ve ever wanted to be was a mom and now I feel like it’s starting to happen but I feel like work is getting in the way. Anyone else feel/felt this when trying or am I just overthinking it all?
Anyone have kids 18mos apart? I have a 10 month old and just found out I'm pregnant again. Thrilled beyond measure, but also getting a little psyched out.
Copywriters: I’m going on maternity leave and we just posted a role for contract, 5 months. If you’re interested, DM me. You’d be working on products & product marketing. (Austin UA connected Fitness)
Should we pay for the hotel booking(15 days accommodation provided) if we resign during probation period?
Has anyone got prescription medication for family visiting from India ( have travel insurance) How difficult is it. Run out of medication and need to replenish
Have two credit cards (no annual fee) looking to possibly get a third with a fee with good travel benefits. What do you guys recommend?
What are the maternity / paternity leave policies at EC/VC-focused firms like Cooley, WSGR, Silicon Legal Strategy, Gunderson, Perkins, etc.?
Did you ever sell lemonade as a kid out here in Austin? My young ones want to make some money, and I thought about helping them with a lemonade stand like my folks used to but things aren't like how they used to be back in the day.
Pregnant and have a 3 year old. I’ve been feeling very insecure in my marriage. Feels like we’re roommates lately, especially during quarantine. Is this normal?
Just heard that my district will have classroom and live-recording learning. I’m thankful because I now can feed my family, my newborn and a recent-sponsored wife! I’m scared because I’m almost 50 and I’m afraid I might catch the virus and die leaving behind my 1 month baby and a wife who is not legal in the state yet! The USCIS or Trump’s dept. thinks she’s not good enough to be in the US!! We applied for green card and SS card since August 2019!
Suppose you are 3 months pregnant and interviewing for a job. Would you disclose to the recruiter that you are expecting or is there no need to give that information until after being hired? As for the compensation, if you’ve already been told pre-interview, the salary range for the role, is it appropriate to negotiate a number for the salary if you are asked your desired salary in the first screening interview? Or should you try to hold off on the negotiation after you receive an offer?
Hey ladies. Can we take a second to talk about friendship? As a working mother of two that works from home, I’m finding it hard to making friends or maintaining friendships. I’m the only one in my friend groups with kids and I feel left out and alone a lot of the time. Like I’ve been downgraded as a friend because I’m not as available. How have you built your tribe of support and friendship as an adult? Can anyone relate?
For Marriott 50 nights benefit: Should I pick 1) add 5 elite night credits to my 2020 total or 2) get five suite night awards? Currently titanium elite have 76 nights, 5 suite night awards expiring Dec 2021, and 1 free night expiring Jan 2021. Likely no travel/hotel stay for the rest of this year.
Let's get a thread going of parental leave policies? What's the parental leave policy at your agency
Senior associate at Am 200 firm here, billing close to 190-200 a month from time to time/18-1900 a year, on partnership track, and making 230k a year. One 6 yo kid. Husband a partner at Am 200 firm and makes half to a million a year. Question: What would you do if you were me? Understood that it is funny for me to seek life advice like this, but I genuinely struggle with this and want to hear thoughts.
United Platinum question: I know for award redemption domestically you can get a miles redeposit for free, but does that include int'l travel on partner airlines?
Hi guys .. if we travel from Mumbai to USA via London. .Do we need to apply for transit visa
I'm on an engagement and a manager jokingly told a new associate "you're fired" and the associate jokingly said back "f*** you". Do you think that was appropriate? Should that get held against her?
Not at all work related but I’m wondering when folks moved their babies into their nurseries and out of your own rooms. My daughter is 3 months old and my partner wants to move her to the nursery in a few weeks but I don’t want to. I don’t have a rational reason other than I like being near her and am still waking several times a night to check on her and see that she’s ok. Is there a specific age where it’s recommended or does it not matter?
So does true love really exist?
So, I started working full-time at a retail store for clothing and accessories and after a brief dispute with my supervisor (my bike broke down which made me come in 20 minutes late to y shift) they told me that it seems like working is not my priority, so to make it easier on me I would only get 20 hours a week. Things are tight as it is, I can't start working half-time. Please someone share some advice or any job opportunities you've seen out there
Attention to all the fishes who are holding a joining letter from this lier company ITC Infotech
If you guys have any any other option please take the other option. If not look for opportunities in other company. This company is full of fake promises and lies in terms of annual appraisals. And more fun thing is they are doing it publicly. They will use your talent and hard work to fill company pocket and you will get nothing in return. Shame on the worthless management. Bann it..
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Tell me if this is selfish or not. I adore my family, but since they're doing a very lowkey Christmas situation this year, I really would rather take a weeks vacation on my own. Obviously the holidays are about spending time with those you love, but I'm tired! And I see my entire family at least once a month for a group dinner. Am I a bad daughter/sister if I choose vacation this one time?
We've all seen that Canada pay is ridiculously low. Why don't US firms outsource work to Canada and save money by paying these low salaries?
Decided to get married and have kids instead of pursuing an MBA, so I wanted to say good luck to the rest of y'all. You'll kill the GMAT!
Is there an award show for spec ads?
…And before everyone jumps in with “sure! It’s called Cannes” i know the shows are full of spec and ghost ads but I’m referring to something for individual writers and Art Directors that’s made specifically for spec.
Does anyone recommend cute workout clothes specifically for hiking?
I’m trying to take more photos but feel my outfits are always a hot mess and ruin the pic in the end 😢
Wife has domestic charges and now wants me to leave the home? Have a new project starting up soon. Wife wants to mediate separation agreement soon until her criminal case is resolved. Advice?
How long have MIT Sloan interviews typically been? I’m hearing anything between 20-40 minutes, wide range. Does duration indicate anything regarding their interest in you?
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What are good options traveling from the airport to the hotel in London? I'm getting car rates between $110 - $200 for just one way.
Who else is ready for the marathon his Sunday? Can't decide if I'm more excited for the race or for the PTO I am taking on Monday.
Base and TC for a BA 2 at amazon?
Any one who has done CSCP certification and can help guide through the exam preparation ?? Does it help when applying to MBB??
What % move past a McKinsey R1?
So, out of MBB, which is the best?
Having to fly American for a project due to costs and flight availability. Seriously night and day compared to delta. It's like all airline courtesies went out the window.
I am hoping to get better at business writing. What resources would you recommend? I get great reviews on everything else, but always get comments on the need to improve on my writing.
Thinking about applying to Starbucks for a weekend PT job as a barista now that we don’t ave to travel. Has anyone ever tried? Wonder how I should structure my resume and references, any pointers?
Welp, RIP my ConciergeKey status. It was a good run. As a tribute, I re-watched "Up In the Air" and lemme tell you...forgot how gottdamn depressing that movie was!
I don’t understand corporate tax at all. If Twitter files for bankruptcy, does it still need to pay severance packages?
Folks who are eligible for GC filing per yesterday's guidance, what are the documents we need to prepare for. BAL is not releasing any steps until they review this. Last time I missed my opportunity because uscis closed time window in a week after releasing these many applications. I suspect slowness of BAL and our leadership is going to again result in we loosing this extremely rare opportunity. Folks who are eligible, what can we do to push BAL and leadership to address this fast.
Why won’t Citi let me have a vanguard fund? Has anyone else at Citi experienced this? Makes no sense. This isn’t Big 4.
Difference between utilization and adjusted utilization? Utilization is below 80% but adjusted is 99%.
Is the generalist track the core consulting track for McKinsey? As I am looking at roles, I want to make sure I am staying on the traditional track.
Was getting your MBA worth the investment or did it not bring along the benefits you thought you would have seen? Career progression, salary increase, etc.?
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