Hi, I’m currently on parental leave and interested in doing some minor side huddling like case coaching or college essay editing etc. Something consultants can do well and easily. Are there known websites/ forums to offer these services and get connected to clients?
First class: great. Baby next to me in first class: not great. Baby next to me in first class spills OJ on me: super duper not great
18 weeks pregnant (1st time) and have always been an active/fit person workingout 5x/wk cardio/treadmill and some weight lifting. I've toned down my workout routine since I found out I'm preg as I got 2 v diff advice from the NP I first saw then the OB/GYN herself. NP warned of exercising as this should not be my priority now (which I agree) he warned from any running/or weight lift (were talking 40-70 lbs). Ob was so flexible about it and said I can maintain my routine as long as not exhausted.
Is there a minimum tenure requirement to take advantage of maternity leave? Can you take maternity leave within 6 months of joining? Also can you combine both pmfl(Washington state) and slaloms 8 weeks recovery leave?Slalom Consulting
Is a financial advisor the correct person to talk to about, and strategize with regarding creating a safety net for a parent who doesn’t have one for themselves? I don’t have a ton of resources to throw at this, but feel something needs to be in place. Thanks!
30 y/o, married, 1 kid on the way. Have about $250k cash sitting in my checking account and finally deciding to invest (already doing maximum retirement contributions and will do 529 when kid is born, so this would be in a taxable brokerage account). I have no idea where to start. I see a bunch of references to vanguard funds, etc. (mostly VTI and VOO), but wondering if folks have other recommendations. Really don’t want to pay an advisor, but I might if I can’t get comfortable doing it myself.
Considering exiting for a pay bump but the maternity leave at Deloitte is unbeatable. Any D 🎣 weighing their options like me?
What is your “I made it purchase”? I.e. a boat, Rolex, high end car, classic car,etc. what have you dreamed about since being a kid that in your head once you get it, you know you have made it in life?
Any couples who’ve built your empire from scratch? My SO and me have a total earning of about $180K and we’re 28. If we’ve got to begin with a house, a car, then baby planning.. do you think it’s achievable with this income? I know there are a lot of “it depends” factors - but, I’d love to hear your story and see how you’ll built wealth together..
My kid is switching daycares tomorrow. His teachers were very sweet and kind to him. He has a close attachment to one of them. Is a gift card an appropriate gift or would that be unprofessional?
My mom has flown from Taiwan to the US once in her life: for my graduation. I’m now pregnant and would like to upgrade my moms flight when she comes to the US for my baby’s birth. What are some ways I can upgrade her flight for a steal? I’m United silver status so would prefer United, but open to other airlines. Currently not enough points so what’s the best way? Is it to purchase points (United? Chase?)? I’m clueless at this and would appreciate any help, thanks!
A few years ago I was living with my boyfriend in nyc in a cute little walk up and one bedroom. We got married and then had a baby, along with pets. cute walk up has turned in to a nightmare —we are constantly on top of each since there isn’t much space and I hate to lug the baby up/down the stairs when we go for a walk. Also stroller has to be dragged to the first floor. We wanted to move out of New York once we find job prospects but I don’t think I can tough it out anymore after one year.
Looking for baby-led weaning book / resource recommendations. Baby only 3 months but would like to inform myself! Thanks in advance!
So not a “kid question” but still need to ask. I know the stereotype is once you’re married and have kids that the sex drive drys up but I’m curious how often people are having sex with their SO
Small rant with a small foreword that I’m so thankful that men get paternity leave. I really am. It’s just really frustrating to see the 6th person in the last 3 months come back from their leave with new certifications. It makes me feel like while I’m out on maternity leave and simply healing and feeding my baby, I’m going to be behind and asked why I didn’t gain new skills while out. I guess life isn’t fair and hope people know not to expect that from me. 😒
When a child is sitting in the window seat next to you and you have to endure a four hour flight in the middle seat because of last minute flight changes...alcohol, give me strength 🥃
Any tips for maximizing parental leave? Any suggestions on logistics, benefits, perks, etc. much appreciated. Intentionally not posting in EY bowl so can get a sense for what more have done.
Fresh transfer failed. My husband and I have decided we are done. The universe doesn’t want me to be a mother. I’ve finally accepted it and moved on. I just wish somebody had told me this would be my future as a little girl.
Hi, I understand the IPSF window (for tax declaration) was closed on 20th Dec. For the folks who joined after that, how can we get the exemption on investments for remaining 3 months salary for current FY? Do we need to submit any proof now.
@KPMG How much does an undergraduate intern vs a senior associate intern make in Federal digital lighthouse? I’m applying to an internship that is open to undergrads or grads but I want to be compensated as a grad-level student.
Looking for a referral for an industrial design internship at Apple, does anyone know how to go about it?
Hello fishes, here’s a compensation question, but what package should I aim for when applying to a U.S. firm in a top tier city? 10 years of consulting experience in business transformations/ change (non-tech), MA in business studies (non-MBA) from the UK, plus some public sector exp. Aiming for SM level. Thanks!EY Deloitte Accenture PwC KPMG Capgemini IBM Oliver Wyman McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group
Anyone have insight into salary bands for Pharma Director level roles? Specifically in Los Angeles area. (PL w 8 YOE + MBA)
I was offered a FAANG role but it would require me to move. How do you make a case to work out of your local office/remote and travel into the main office every month or so? Any negotiation tips? Bicoastal team and most members of the direct team are on the West. I was asked to move to NYC where the broader team sits. 3 YOE
Even though I met some great folks at KPMG, I got worn down by the toxic culture of fear, where politics, backstabbing, gossiping and finger-pointing are rewarded. Much happier since I moved on
Hi guys, I am in the final stage of the interview process at Verizon. How much CTC should I expect? Yoe is 1.5 years and tech stack is NodeJs, Aws, PostgreSQL. Thanks
Just signed an offer with a mid-tier coming from B4. About to put in my 2 weeks, but will they ask me to leave immediately because I’m headed to another public accounting firm?
Hello guys, Need some help around company selection. Currently I hold offers from Airtel X Labs & Paytm for almost similar compensation package. Can you guys help if any idea about which would be a better choice? Thanks !
Hi fishes, can anybody telle how the company "@ Bureau Veritas" is ? is it a good organization to join in mid level experience as a Business Analyst? also, what should i expect from them in terms of salary?
Interviewing for a small firm. Trying to assess if they will ask me a case? What kinds of verbal case questions have you been given in an interview?
Any thoughts on getting a degree from Harvard Extension School? I’m thinking of getting a grad degree in Management Info Systems instead of getting an MBA
I interviewed with Guidehouse and today the recruiter said I will hear back no later than Tuesday and asked if I had any questions in the mean time. In your opinion, what would be worth asking?
Hello Everyone, I am reaching out to request your assistance in referring my profile for Senior Managerial position s for Gurgaon/remote/work from home. With 18+yrs experience in Customer, People and Client services, I believe to have acquired skills to handle customer facing roles. Currently, I am positioned as Senior Manager with KOMPANIONS, heading their Content and Project Delivery, along with People Management and Operations. I shall be grateful for any help. Would love to connect.
Anyone at Slalom willing to chat about culture and potentially offering a referral? Looking at some organizational change positions. Thanks!
What are the salary ranges at the SC, M, and SM levels at Deloitte Cognitive and Analytics? Trying to figure out which one to apply into. My understanding is that Deloitte Consulting pays higher than the advisory function I’m in right now at a different B4
I’ll be honest. I was fired. What can and can’t a prospective employer ask about why I’m not there anymore? (To both me and my old employer.)
What’s with people who just give themselves a title raise when they go freelance? Me think it’s bullshit, no?
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