All, you were right. My father in law’s rolex is a fake. I still got it fixed for him. It is a bad fake indeed. There is discoloring, made of steel, the insides don’t have rolex engraved etc etc. However the sentimental value prevailed and all the insights you gave me is a huge lesson for me in checking fakes vs originals. So thank you all!
Can anyone opine on NY 529 plans? Have one kid and debating if it is beneficial. I like the tax benefits it provides but not sure if the advantages go away if I end up relocating outside US after 4-5 years, or if my kid decides to not study in US or NY in future. Any opinions would be really helpful.
Currently pregnant with baby 2 and a start-up which I was really keen on about 9 months ago came back around to offer me a position. I am about 4.5 months away from leave with my current firm. Am terribly nervous about accepting an getting more even half of the leave I could have gotten before. To top it all off they are offering 50% salary until they raise their target (about 30% to their goal right now). This position is in my dream field and a great fit for me, but the timing couldn’t be wors
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! 😳😂
PwC folks- does PwC pay for freezing your eggs? I’m 35 and starting to think I should think about it. Ugh. I really want to get pregnant soon.
Are there any ladies here who want to stay single (or not really prioritize relationships), and stay child free?
After having a pandemic baby, grinding non stop for the last year and dealing with massive understaffing cause everyone is finding new jobs - i’m done. Anyone have success talking a leave of absence at their agency and then rolling into contract/freelance work?
Any mom's here who remember their first trimester? Anything you stopped doing, eating or drinking? Obviously the basics like alcohol, smoking, caffeine, raw seafood, flaxseed, rosemary, etc. Family is very cautious is driving me insane. Between covid restrictions and baby restrictions, I feel like I'm in jail. Suburban cycling ban and all-bran are the latest drama.
👩👧 Anyone lost their mother when they were young? I’m in my mid 30s, and the older I get, the harder it feels (counter intuitively) ➡️
Pregnant wife just returned from A meditation retreat and is craving Indian food. Any recommendations for decent/ authentic places in Dallas/ Irving area?
Our baby is due soon so we’ve made the decision that we will only have visits from vaccinated family members (not realizing it would be an issue) only to find out that my Dad will never be getting vaccinated, planned to lie about it AND asked other family members lie to us about his vaccination status too… when we found out and asked him about it, he started to FREAK out. Now I’m questioning if we’re being unreasonable… how have you guys been handling unvaccinated people meeting your newborns??
For folks whose own and SO’s family live far away….how do you manage childcare? I understand nannies for the day but as I think of multi day outings, would prefer a family member to care for my child. What have others in this long distance situation done? They say it takes a village to raise a child but both our “villages” in terms of family are far away
Now under a week to 6 nights at St Regis Princeville Kauai. No work laptop, just my wife, baby boy, beautiful sunsets and expensive drinks. First real family vacation!
Had my first miscarriage late last year. 8 weeks pregnant now and saw baby on sono the other day however, at times I don’t “feel” pregnant. Like my boobs don’t feel sore and don’t have intense food cravings. Maybe it’s all in my head but how do I stop from worrying about a 2nd miscarriage? ☹️ My next appt is in 4 wks and I wish time sped up so I could feel more in the clear.
Would you date a guy who grew up under a father who was abusive towards his mother? He doesn’t like his dad for oblivious reasons but I am kind of scared to walk into this. He seems like a great guy
How old were you when you had your first child? I know it sounds ridiculous but I’m 25F, completely single and I’m beginning to worry that if I don’t find a partner in the next couple of years, I might be left on the shelf.
Does anyone know EY’s parental leave policy. I believe it’s 16 weeks paid. What other kind of leave is there. This is for NY area.
Feeling like my firm has a very outdated parental leave policy (and none of the women partners have children)! What is the parental leave policy at your firm? Please include: (1) size of firm; (2) location of firm (city, state); (3) how many paid weeks off from firm (not state/fed benefits); (4) other policies such as ramp up/down time, etc.
Moms - What is this Swaddling business? When can I get rid of it? My 6 week old is a light sleeper and often wakes up by the time I finish swaddling. Ped said you don't have to swaddle if your baby is fine, but baby wakes up without one..
Coming from a big 4 - Can we mention the names of the clients we have worked with over the years when interviewing? I am at a boutique agency now working with some people who came from Accenture and some other consulting companies and I noticed that they will reference their clients by brand name. If it is a past project and you do not give any client sensitive information is it OK to share the names of the brands that you've worked with in your previous role?￼ What's standard?
We have opening for SAP lead at Bangalore office. Let me know if anyone is interested. Thanks
Second round video interview tomorrow at a large food company. Manager level - do I wear a suit and tie?
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
I-140 and I-485 were both filed today, the former with premium processing. Lawyers said there’s 12-18 months wait still. How is this possible? Why does this process suck so much?
Strategy folks - how do you get good at … strategy? Recently started at a startup in a role where I’m the only person under the head of our product team who handles the strategy-focus of the company. He wants me to take more ownership from him and I want to crush it but have no relevant experience here and am still fairly junior. Any books or classes? Or is it just trial by fire.
Hello everyone, I was laid off a few months ago working as a Business Analyst for a well known EHR company. I have been having a pretty rough time getting interviews. For those who wouldn’t mind, may I get some feedback on my resume?
Has anyone interviewed for an enforcement position at the SEC? What types of questions did they ask? Interview is Friday any help would be greatly appreciated.
Is it worth submitting a service request if I see the date in the case status times has past the date of my notice for Advanced Parole? Or should I just wait it out a little more to see if the combo card or green card come through. Looks like the dates for EAD are still about 6months away. Wondering if submitting this will speed this along?
Is letting a recruiter know you are in the final stages of another interview good or bad if you value the company more? (value the company where the interviewer it’s being emailed). Will they actually help speed up the process?
Has anyone interviewed with Bayard Advertising before? Any thoughts about the hiring process or Company?
I’m so confused about if business travel is really going to be frequent this fall due to the COVID cases rising….
What agencies have flexible time off??
Any advice on how and when to mention that I’m expecting during an interview process (1st, 2nd or 3rd round)? I’m currently 20weeks pregnant and having an interview next week. I don’t know if the company I’m interviewing for will have maternity benefits. What’s a good way to ask about this? If you went through similar situations, could you please share your experience? TIA!
Hello from Sydney! We've been locked down for 5 weeks and due to be locked down for at least another four due to COVID. What did you do to stay sane when you were under stay at home orders? I'm exercising daily, trying to cook something new each week, practicing the piano. Just in a mental slump and feel so sluggish and demotivated, struggling to get excited about anything these days.
My dad works for the state and he currently has 7 months of accrued vacation and 10 months of sick time....we’re doing it wrong guys
Has anyone used their solo 401k to purchase income property real estate? Just discovered this feature today and want to hear about experiences. And no, I don’t mean borrowing up to 50k for a primary residence purchase. Been there done that. Thanks!
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