Turned 30 today. Gotta say I feel fine. Slightly fatter than I’d like to be but I am ok financially, married, and have a baby on the way. Getting 5 months of paid paternity leave (Thanks Accenture!) so hopefully will be able to ride out the tail-end of ‘rona.
I need recommendations for nice maternity work pants. My office is WFH but I occasionally need to go in. I’m 16 weeks (first pregnancy) and today realized in a panic when I attempted to get dressed that my work pants are either too tight in the waist to wear or getting there. I’m tall (5’10”) and usually wear Theory, Rag and Bone or J. Crew work pants. Any suggestions for nice black maternity pants that I could pair with a blouse or blazer? Thx!!
Advice for attacking the data room and putting together my first sell-side disclosure schedules? (Baby M&A att’y 2 months in). I have an associate mentor who encourages me to flag items I don’t understand and will walk through them with me, but at this point, the only thing I understand is that I don’t even know what I don’t know and what I do know that I don’t know is basically everything.
What's your firm's parental leave policy? Like how many weeks? Is it different for moms and dads (or primary vs. non-primary)? Wife and I are planning to have kids in the next two years and want to be in the best situation possible.
I need toddler sleep help. My 2.5 y/o just started climbing out of his crib at night. If we put him back in, he screams and tries to get back out. Last night after 3 hours of the scream, leave, get out of the crib thing, I gave up and let him sleep in my bed. What do I do? If I get him a big kid bed, there’s no way he’ll stay in it, but he’s not staying in the crib either. I AM SO TIRED.
I just came back from my parental leave and Partner shoved on my face saying I need to hit 3.5M combining sales and managed revenue as I am SM now(cont)
Art directors who do UX/UI work, what industry software are you using? XD? Figma? Both? I’m more on the concept side of things but looking to adopt a new skill.
Hi Everyone! My parents are visiting San Francisco next week. They are in their early sixties. What are some activities that they could do? They already have a wine tour lined up an hour outside of San Francisco. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated. They just want to have a memorable trip. One of them has never been to San Francisco, nor the Bay Area before, and my other parent has not been in well over a decade.
Parent🐠 who have kids in school: are you sending them to private or public schools? Do you think that will impact how they’ll turn out? I grew up in another country so dont know US school system well
Slalom's maternity and paternity leave are well below industry average. I've heard rumors that this is slated to change but I haven't seen any action. Anyone have better Intel than nothing and rumors?
Our principal does not want we 1:1 aides at IEP meetings for our student. The mother of my student had to insist I be included. I was ignored at the meeting until the mother said, I’d like to hear from Sarah. Anyone else experience this?
How do y'all approach a kid kicking the back of your seat on a flight without sounding like a dick to the parents?
Government agency attorney (child welfare) with 20 years of litigation experience. With that said, I am looking to relocate to the DMV and practice in a non-litigation role. Any tips re: where to start?
Deloitte: I see there is an HR policy that allows you to go 60-80% whenever you want to/in any role so long as there is a business case. Does this ever happen in consulting? Is it more likely to be approved in certain groups/with certain skills? I’m thinking it might be feasible to stay here if I could could go on a reduced schedule after baby 2. If that’s something I could work towards and prepare for in the year or so prior, I’d like to set myself up well for it! Any insight is appreciated!
Thinking about staying married but living a separate life because we have a kid. So technically , being roommates until we can figure out what to do next. Pros and cons ?
Best book on finances / investments for a kid starting his freshman year of college?????
I work in a self contained classroom. A parent of one of my kids wants to come and volunteer after learning all my staff quit. Can I allow her to do this? Admin has no idea and I'm not sure with FERPA laws.. advice, suggestions? What can I have her do if she can come?
so my kid is always sick and goes to daycare . i’m starting to think it’s the daycare and perhaps I need to switch.
So, what if your kid is in a 6 person Montessori class with no interaction outside of their “pod”, serious disinfection and prevention practices and all the other parents are super socially conscious and aware. 2 teachers per classroom and no infections during summer school on campus. Yay or nay?
What was your utilization like after taking parental leave? About to take a couple months and I’m curious how much it will impact my year end utilization % (not that this will impact how long I take off).EY
New full-time Remote Job Opportunity ($75K) - Recruiting for a Cyber Security company, looking to fill a Marketing role (2-3 years' experience). Need experience in B2B marketing, demand generation and campaign development. Familiarity with Content and Webinar Syndication programs. Work cross functionally with teams leading CRM & data reporting programs initiatives (e.g. Salesforce, Marketo, PowerBI).
Am I the only one who would raise their eyebrows when people reaching out with “Hey - blahblahblah”? Is that difficult to spell out people’s first name? Do you also reach out to higher ranks with a “Hey”?
Need a suit recommendation in the $500-800 price range. I got a couple Jos A Banks suits tailored when I was an intern, and they served me fine for that purpose, but haven’t upgraded since because I hardly ever needed one. I’m not going to need a suit for office-wear anytime soon, but would like at least one nice, versatile suit for weddings and receptions, etc. My size has changed since college, so I’ll need to get measured. I’m not in a major city, but will be in Boston and DC fairly often.
(First ever post) I originally I joined this app to learn from others in consulting on a variety of topics (gender perspectives, comp, tips/ recommendations). Ever since downloading, I see more hatred and people making judgements on others with little context. Consultants are supposed to problem solvers but instead of people sharing perspectives I feel I’m back on Twitter reading threads that only create hate. Anyone else feel that way?
Anyone working in Grant Thornton? Want to know how good is the health insurance and 401k
What are the potential career paths and exit ops do I have as a Technology Risk Consultant intern? I want to get into a PM role later in my career, will I be able to leverage the project management skills I build in this internship role in the future?
President Trump recently signed an executive order banning US service members and federal contractors teaching certain components of diversity training. I’m wondering from those that manage in organizations affected what sort of ripple is this having. Do people anticipate a ripple effect on private businesses? With so many focusing on DE&I as of late, this seems like a big shock to the system.
How do you teach a 4 yo when they start to lie? Today, my kid quickly put his lunch back into his box when his teachers turned around and lied to his teachers that he finished his food. They were even praising him on how quickly he finished his lunch today. And told us also that he finished all his food as well.
I have a Technical Screen Interview for Senior Cloud Data Engineer role at PwC. Any suggestions for what to prepare for technical round?
Got an email from EY Law requesting docs to file for H1B amendment, which is weird because I am on a TN. Does EY file H1B for everyone? Is this the H1B lottery people are talking about?
PwC 1 here Re: Friday intern debauchery Bringing this back to the top for RSVP purposes. Looking at Craft for around 6:30 on Friday though reservations are looking challenging. That said, I’d like to think I’m a fish of my word so come hell or high water, our intern is getting their drinks 😤
Hi ladies, Is there a recruiter in this group who would be willing to do a mock interview with me for a senior Program Manager position at Amazon? Thank you in advance.
FYI - you should still get 401k match from your old company if you leave in first few months of new year. Heard differently on this app, but left B4 in Jan and still got employer match in Feb for 2019
C3.ai is hiring a ton and has some awesome comp packages. If you have the DS skills and okay with a long interview process hit me up. Made the switch not to long ago and honestly great product/team. DM if interested and I’ll connect you.
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