What type of gifts do you give for Mother’s Day?
Anyone watching Indian Matchmaking? Aparna and her mother have to be the worst, right? She thinks she's a godsend and quite frankly she looks like a potato, is ignorant, doesn't sound nearly as intelligent as she professes to be, and is even more negative than I am! That's gotta say something.
I'm a young teacher, and want to know what your tips are for preparing for parent-teacher conferences?
Private school worth it? I think of it as insurance. Less chance your kid is a screw up, sets the baseline of what school he/she gets into higher. makes sure they don’t get lost in the weeds with low student teacher ratio. Anyone else done extensive research or has practical life experiences with this?
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!
5 months pregnant and my PROMO GETS ANNOUNCED TOMORROW!!! 🥳🍾💕 if you’re drinking this evening - drink an extra for me!!!
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...
No shame in this brag moment: My baby brother is going going to be an SEC football player!!
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!
Do any other firms have a policy that requires you to return to work for a certain period after paid parental leave, and if you choose to leave you are required to pay it back? If so, is there anyone who decided to leave before the end of that period? What happens if you can’t afford to pay it back?
Which big law firms have the best maternity/ parental leave policies? I heard Latham and PW is 6 and 5 months. Where else?
My boyfriend and I are planning to get engaged within a year or so. We’ve been together for 7 years now. Both our families are from a religious country. I have accepted that my boyfriend smokes and drinks alcohol but this is a huge red flag for my dad. I’m not sure how things will work out if I want to marry him and my father doesn’t approve because of this. My boyfriend wanted to hide it from my family but I’m not sure if it’s a good idea… He’s planning to meet my father this (cont)
“You’re a kid. You’ve heard of McKinsey.” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-21/mckinsey-counselor-to-ceos-tries-courting-a-new-audience-kids
Can someone please help me navigate concerns about the vaccine? Literally all I hear from Fox News zombies saying big pharma and Bill gates are pushing the vax for personal profits only and Covid is not that deadly. What has worked with those in the inner network circle? What hasn’t? My pregnant wife who is nurse received both doses and I think a couple relatives believe the baby is going to be a cyborg.
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/
Looking for a Desi inspired gown/dress to wear at my baby shower. What are your favorite south asian online brands to shop? must ship to US and nothing crazy expensive.
These are the threads we should frame and hang in all agency lobbies instead! "Just got laid off. Just found out I’m pregnant. Someone say it’s going to be okay, because that seem..." See full post https://joinfishbowl.com/post_2r395j
Moms of the bowl, did you take prenatal vitamins when trying for baby? And did you take them for the whole time while you were pregnant? Is there big difference in prenatal vitamins vs regular multivitamins?
Is it worth it to get a travel car seat if you’re flying to a destination where you will then be driving? Kid will be 2, hoping to fly to see family later in the year. We have a big graco car seat we can take with us but I don’t know if it’s going to be a hassle or not.
Anyone have an auto insurance agent in VA that you have had good luck with? Moved here from out of state.
Travel 🐠, going to Paris for the first time. What is the best way to go from CDG to airbnb in 4th arrondissment?
Am I an attractive candidate at all? Or is it silly to think I could jump soon for a comp increase? 1 yoe BAH fed (7 yoe in nonprofit sector before that), currently at 90k. Have some generalist certifications (agile, prosci, working on instructional design). Non-technical, no master’s. Resume is mostly attractive bc of extensive international/cross-cultural experience & DoS experience. Am I still too “meh” with only 1yoe & no tech skills?
Interviewing for KPMG M&A tomorrow, any tips?
I’m looking for a job change, not instantly but in the near future, particularly in FANNG. I’m looking for a senior management position but coding is not my strongest asset. Does anyone have any advice? I want to study and prepare for the role and not just randomly keep applying..
Does staying at a job too long make you less marketable? A CFO who worked at a company for over a decade and was fired because of cut backs was hired for temp work. An accounting manager of 6 years was hired for tech support. How does this happen?
I have a lead on a great paying Sr Business Affairs role. Can do fully remote. DM for details.
Why do almost all lawyers, especially in big law, work so long hours? What prevents law firms from being 9-5-places? You would have happier, healthier staff performing better.
Hi everyone, I have a recruiting screening for a UX Design position at Capital One. Does anyone have any insight on how the screening will be or even just the work culture? Thanks so much in advance!
Sooo... Living a fine life. Make good salary, have a nice apartment and stuff. Somehow, I mean, being by now a mid thirty female I feel like I have failed (at least regarding this point, don't know how to proceed? (I mean, I am a 34yr old, successful person, but even though I managed having good relationships until I turned 30, by now I just seriously feel old.) Colleagues have either met their match years ago or are incompetent of relationships
Am I correct in thinking that case study interviews became a major part of strategy and management consulting recruitment around 2005? Folks I know who were in consulting a longer time ago don’t really have experience with them, but all the younger folks seem to. I see case interviews happening in industry for consulting-heavy teams and it strikes me as being biased against older folks who haven’t been as exposed. I’m curious about your thoughts. Thanks!
I have an interview with Guidehouse coming up. Any tips on what to expect? Also curious about pay for the senior consultant role in their healthcare practice. Guidehouse
Brutal 2 weeks. Weekend of work. SM micromanaging. Pick up someone's slack and they 🔨 your head. What is wrong with this people?
Are big 4 final interviews always with a partner or can they sometimes be with just an MD?
Thoughts on exiting to a FAANG L6 Strategy role or waiting until July for my impending promotion to manager? Do we think I can push the start date out to August?
Considering obtaining a CFE certification. Can anyone share their experience vs experience obtaining CPA? I’m already a CPA. I just want a comparison of study time requirement and difficulty of exam.
Everyone talks about pay in PE, what does it actually look like? Better than post-MBA MBB?
How long should I stay at an “A-list” agency if I haven’t made anything worthwhile? It’s not for a lack of work ethic but a lack of luck with everything getting killed by client.
What would the salary for a Manager 2 in audit, financial services be in the Big 4 in the Bay Area/ NYC ? Hoping to get some numbers before the raises are finalized !! Thanks
Thoughts on transferring from Deloitte to MBB? Should I do it? Am I crazy? Ladies, advise please.
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