What does your company's parental leave policy look like (Primary / non-primary caregiver)? Trying to get a sense of what's competitive in the marketplace
Do any of you wish you had kids sooner or had more kids but aged out? Almost 33 and worrying if I’m operating with a false sense of confidence vs. Mother Nature’s plans…
Just had a terrible year professionally - became a new mom, but couldn’t travel once I got out of maternity, missed utilization and tanked at year end. Got $0 /$0 comp. I am feeling so low and
My 63 year old immigrant father has an immunology phd, background in medical research, and currently works as a nurse. Had some experience with matlab over a decade ago and has extensive medical knowledge but English is not his first language. What are his chances of finding employment as an analyst or a field outside of direct medical work? Pls no mean responses. But honest truth or success stories are appreciated.
Planning to have first kid and buy first home in late 2021 / early 2022. What are all things I need to plan for from financial point of view ? ( medical plans , down payment , investment options and priority , credit score etc. ) I am an immigrant and not very aware about real estate industry. Any advice please ?
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.
Ever since we had our first child, I have come to realize that I’ve been in an abusive relationship. She verbally abuses me and there were also times where I was physically hurt. Her reactions and emotions are so extreme, she estranged me several times and for several months for the smallest disagreements. I’m thinking to file for a divorce but really feel like giving it sometime to heal over the damage first and then figure out the logistics.
How do you divide your time between your kids? My second is an extra needy and demanding, high spirited kid. My first is laidback and easy going. I always feel like the eldest gets the short end of the stick and never gets enough of my attention even tho she’s always been more attached to me than my husband. She never gets one-on-one time with me as it is since her sister (now 2) is still super glued to my side. Any suggestions for juggling this? Or to ease the mom guilt?
Partners, directors, senior managers... What are your thoughts on male managers taking 3 months of paternity leave (assuming your firm has such a policy)
What are Slalom benefits on RRSP match and parental leave ( for a father) in Canada? Also, RRSP matching starts after probation ( after 6 months) for everyone?
Hi Fishes, This might probably a stupid question, but I want to get it clarified. Lets say to save taxes, I am transferring a certain amount as rent along with rental agreement to my parent's to claim hra excemption. Would I be able to transfer this amount from my parent's account to my account back again? Will income tax trace these transactions as well?
Using Marriott Bonvoy points for a stay for my parents: I have in the past used my SPG points and added my father’s name (by teaching out to the hotel after booking) to the reservation. It worked just fine and they even benefits fronm my Elite benefits (free breakfast). Just booked a stay for February for them and read the following “Hotel rewards e-certificates can only be requested by a Marriott Rewards member for a reservation in that member's own name. E-certificates will not be honored”
Some are gonna hate me for this but at what point did you realize that maybe I don’t want to be a partner and maybe this is just gonna take too much sacrificing for me to make it. In public accounting there’s a lot about work life balance this and that but I’ve never seen a partner not work all day. I’m not in public accounting anymore just curious on if any partners here ever thought to themselves that maybe being senior manager long term and making 150-200k wouldn’t have been so bad.
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Would you nicely say something to the little kid continuously kicking your seat on a flight or keep quiet?
So EY gives up to 16 weeks parental leave now... If you have a kid at the beginning of busy season do you still get promoted?
Currently on parental leave. As a father I’m so dang thankful my firm has it and I can’t imagine how my immigrant parents manage to raise two kids without leave.
I have a new babysitter/mother’s helper. she is a college student and i’m trying to figure out what to tell her to do when baby naps (often for two hours). she has a long break in between but my day with her lacks structure , so basically she is watching my child and they play the whole day. I will start asking her to prepare meals for him but trying to figure out how to go about this. i’m so un domesticated.
Any advice on how to hand in my notice to a boss who is on maternity leave? I've had a job offer come to me that is too good to turn down and they need me to start soon.
Does pitch culture help or hurt the industry? I see so much burnout and mental health issues surrounding the dreaded pitch. Just wondering what (if any) alternatives there could be.
I have an approved l-140 (India priority date) and beyond 6 years of my H1-B at this point. In final stages of Interview process and had a chat with the Immigration team of the firm. They said they are good with the H1B transfer but for the GC reapplication, the firm policy dictates that they need to wait at least an year. Is that even an option for me? I thought the GC process needs to be restarted right after joining the new firm.
Flex from pilot from ALB-ATL. Left one in every biz class seat. I wonder if he did it for the entire plane?? That is a boss move 😂😂
What's the bench policy in Mindtree. I've heard that they just give only 3 chances to clear client interview. Is that true ?
B4: thoughts on your human capital practices? What kind of work is it? Are the exit ops all in... hr 🤢?
I have an upcoming phone screen for technical project manager role with Amazon. What are the type of questions can I expect? I hear even round 1 is getting tougher due to large applicant pool.
Looking for a flat 2% credit card for my "other" purchases such as: - Citi double cash - Fidelity Rewards Visa - Wells Fargo Active Cash They're the same except the WF one has a $200 sign up bonus. Has anyone used any of these cards? Is the WF one a no brainer if the others have no bonus? My main hesitation is that I don't have a great opinion of WF lol. Also I have a personal loan through WF of like 15k with 0% interest for 5 years that I'm slowly paying. Will that hurt my approval chances?
What is life like after 10/15 for Big 4 Tax? Can you take long vacations (3weeks - 1 month) after 10/15?
Anyone based out of raleigh NC and wants to meet over lunch to network. Looking to meet new professionals in-person. Sick of virtual meetings and networking.
You know what F all those people who say “Why are we wearing masks at work? This sucks!” I am happy we have to, that way I don’t have to smell your disgusting breath in morning or after your lunch. If you have good oral hygiene and don’t want to wear a mask I am cool with you guys/gals. If not, put on a mask to save a life. If your COVID won’t kill us, your bad breath definitely will.
Thoughts on McCann? I just had an interview for a strategist role. Besides the unfortunate timing- thoughts on culture, work, strat Dept???
Hello Fish, Give some feedback on LogicMonitor (SaaS product company), how is the work culture and employee benefits?
Anyone here from EisnerAmper or someone who knows about audit senior manager 1 salary in HCOL city? New York or Philadelphia.
Following M final round, if you don’t receive call same night, how likely is it that you passed? Interviews ended around 4:30 PM
Was interviewing with a firm and soon after receiving an offer, learned of bad culture/toxic partners in the practice group from a couple of associates who recently lateraled from the firm. I turned the offer down. A partner that I clicked with while interviewing reached out asking me why I turned down the offer. Should I be honest and relay what I heard?
Non-US / UK consulting partners - I have been long following the posts here. What I realise is that the US partners feel very strongly that being a B4 partner is best opportunity once could have (maybe just followed by FAANG). With the $1M+ pay and a pension, potentially it makes a lot of sense. With no pensions and some of start ups, Tech companies paying more in other countries, global roles (vs local focus) - what are your views about considering opportunities outside B4
75 years to get my green card on EB2. Yesss! So excited to get permanent residency in the afterlife
Hi all, I had recently completed my MCA and willing to learn Splunk tool. I have almost 5 yoe in US healthcare domain ( Non-IT), wanted to change my domain to IT any suggestions.
Accepted two jobs and they both have training around the exact same time, on zoom. Even if I push back one job another week, the training times still conflict. I accepted two jobs based upon the income that I need and nothing else being out there. Any suggestions?
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