Planning to have kids soon How to be a good husband during/after your wife’s pregnancy and good father (especially while balancing consulting and Mon-Thurs travel)?
Deloitte 🐠, what expenses can you charge to your corporate card besides airline tix, hotel stays and meals? Water bottle? Beer? Baby carrots? Vending machine? Will these be rejected?
How many of you have complicated relationship with your father? My father had an affair and hurt my mom all throughout...they r still married but I can't forgive him!
We’ve been planning to start trying this year since we got married. I just tested my ovulation and got the smiley face! I’m excited but I’m also WAY more anxious than I thought I would be. I’ve always wanted kids but now I’m stressing about the timing (should we wait another year, etc.), the pandemic, are we ready, why aren’t as many of my high school friends getting pregnant yet, etc. Am I just overthinking? Did anyone else get to this point and start second guessing??
Just got an offer at ACN as a Strategy Manager and HR made it clear that parental leave was 2 weeks fully paid for men. Theoretically up until 12 weeks is covered by NY State ($900 weekly). What would you do? Have you seen men take a few months off for parental leave in consulting even if unpaid?
Hi Ladies! Those of you who have a Dependent Care FSA account - how are you planning to use the amount you have already contributed? My child is going to start kindergarten this year, was planning to use the FSA account to pay for his preschool until the school started. With the pandemic going on, that money is sitting unused. I would not want to lose that money, appreciate your ideas! Thank you.
Parent has a thrift savings plan and it’s all in bonds which yields a really low rate of return. retiring this year. With coming inflation, would it be a good idea to consider shifting at least some of that into other funds like the C Fund (common stock index) or otherwise diversify? They don’t need all of the money right away but would need to slowly dip into it over time. TIA!
Ladies anyone had tooth pain while pregnant? Is it worth going to see the dentist… aka, specifically I’m wondering whether there’s much they can do if they can’t take x rays. I’m going to call in the morning to ask them what they recommend but figured I’d ask if anyone has experience with this!
Anyone have recommendations on what to setup financially for a child? Most people's primary recommendation is a 529. Anyone agree or have other investments/savings plans that are better?
Does anyone here work for Silicon Valley Bank? They recently acquired Boston Private. I’m a candidate for a job at Boston Private. Wondering if SVB is planning layoffs in the near term at BP? Also, does anyone know the anticipated benefits to be rolled out from SVB as the parent company? Specifically interested in health insurance providers. Thanks in advance for any information! Silicon Valley Bank
Do you use Class Tag or Bloomz for parent communication? If so, tell me what you like about them.
I go on maternity leave soon, and my firm offers 16 weeks paid leave, which I plan to fully take advantage of. The only female shareholder in our office keeps pushing me to only take 6 weeks though, because that's what she did. I feel really put off by her comments, but its also making me feel guilty about taking the full time. This is mostly a vent, but if anyone wants to give me some words of wisdom or thoughts, I will take them!
I’m currently on PIP b/c low utilization and “Performance trends” during my first pregnancy. I’m pregnant again, I was not promoted due to PIP, does that mean I won’t be eligible for paid mat. leave?
Ik it’s good practice not to put client names in resume, but what about their parent company or venture backer if they’re a portfolio company (like “flagship portco”)
How much notice is required before taking parental leave at BCG? Is there something required per rule or is it more just best practice to give 60/90 days notice to give folks time to plan/schedule around it?
My husband and I want to make a long term bet. My husband wants to have the naming rights of our first born child, but that's too high stakes. Any recos for a good bet for a couple?
Anyone drop from two salaries to one so the other could focus on raising the kids full time? Any regrets?
I'm taking up an old hobby of mine i stopped doing in highschool - a comic strip about the exploits of a wayward asian kid. Let me know your thoughts.
Any tips on how to get in as a mother at Mother?
I’m not pregnant but I am in family planning mode. Is it worth going full time for maternity leave benefits? Does anyone have insight or experience with self funding your own maternity leave? I’d love to hear about others experience if they did. Thanks!
Is there an audit to see if you actually charge vacation while taking vacation. Couldn't you schedule vacation and just charge G&A? I would never risk it but curious how that works.
Top consulting firms hiring right now?
Legal question for internationals. Is it ok to work remotely as freelance from US agency without working visa? I will be in the US for vacations.
Leadership: They’ll be working long hours, quick turn around times, lots of spreadsheets, models, and presentations Best Buy: We have brand new Surface books Leadership: No the oldest version of Dell will work, thanks!
77 hours from the next super bonus tier. I have about 25 pro bono hours that I could do, and I have about 12 billable hours that I will do. No real Christmas plans. Worth scrounging up those last 40?
Looking for samples or metrics of an HR Scorecard…what do you measure on your HR scorecard?
Do you need to physically be in my home country for h1b visa renewal? Has any fish here sent their passports and other documents overseas to do mail in renewal? Thx you in advance
If anyone is in the southwest terminal at DCA, go welcome the vets coming in at gate 1!!
Seems obvious to me yet i still must ask to hear out the trade offs…. Non equity tech MD at a specialty business unit at MBB, or MD at a leading system integrator with public equity and significant total compensation increase? Feels like being a true MD and no second rate citizen status supersedes the MBB brand name if you’re not partner track.
Honestly, for those of us that who work 70-80 hours a week. Is that really necessary? How much of that is really needed vs. due to inefficiency, bad planning, lack of the alignment of skill sets in terms of staffing, or most importantly bad culture and working style?
Hello everyone, I am planning to give my pd2 certification very soon. Any advices/tips on the preparation techniques that would help me crack this tough exam? Thanks for your time and suggestions.
Working as an audit staff in big 4 shared service centre. It's been 2 years. I really don't like what I do there, also it seems I won't like what I'll be doing there even after becoming senior. Thinking of leaving and joining industry once ACCA qualified. (One more paper left). But people around me discourage that growth potential and earnings in industry are way less compared to public accounting. I know that too but I still want to leave. I'd like to stick to core accounting. Thoughts pls
Can I tell the client we won't be filing on time because we don't want to overshadow the importance of the BLM movement?
Hello fishes, Does SAP Labs have variable component in their salary structure? How much they give hike on annual appraisal on an average? Thanks in advance.
Fellow EY fish- how much was Oocyte identification? And how much was freezing and storage? My doctors office is charging me $700 but I thought it was covered by EYs insurance. Thank you!
Anyone remember the 2009 advertising documentary Lemonade, about all the agency ppl who were laid off - and how it freed them to find their real passion?
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