What are people’s opinions of starting a job and taking parental leave a couple months in? I ask generally but am also curious specific to mckinsey.

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As long as you are very clear up front then shouldn’t be an issue.

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Right. Given this is just my opinion (at Deloitte they’re pretty liberal with their family leave policy), but if you mentioned from the get-go (during your interview or whenever) that you’re planning to take family leave, then don’t know why there would be any issues. The other person said 1500 hours which is about 9 months so I don’t know if that’s their official policy or an unwritten rule.

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You have to work 1500 hrs or so in the prior year to be eligible for it

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Thanks for sharing but this conflicts with my offer details. I’m more asking about the unspoken politics of it

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