How to wean a baby who always nurses to sleep, even for naps? My 9 month old does not take any bottles and this makes work days so hard. Also, am worried this is going to make it impossible for us to send her to daycare.
I will be joining IBM next week in Bangalore ( physical onboarding ) and my hometown is in West bengal , My father is having health problems , mother won't be able to handle everything and no such person we can rely on . Also I am getting married in January . Hence If i stay in Bangalore there will be no one to take responsibility for my marriage prep also . If i convey to my ibm manager will they consider for 4months of WFH?Any documents may have to show?
Need your suggestion please
How did you know your marriage was over? Context: 4 of the 5 yrs of my marriage haven’t been healthy, two children (3.5 and 1), and lack of any intimacy (physical or emotional). I feel alone and despite the fact that I love my partner as a person and co-parent, I want more than that and I’m 31. I feel like there is a modicum of hope to find someone who would make me happy but I feel like a selfish monster. We both arent happy but I am the ‘instigator’ of the change. I'm so sad 😞
I am sure that I am not alone - Both Husband and wife working, Got a young child, who can not go to Childcare. Your boss expects you to deliver things, and team need you at work, at home your wife need your support si that she can attend meetings and get those task done... As a parent how are you feeling mentally and emotionally ??? Are you Frustrated or Angry with government messaging and managing expectations.
How are you feeling overall ? Would be interesting to know how you feel.
Has the EY parental leave changed in the past 1-2 years? I’m having trouble finding it because my EY homepage is somehow stuck on New Zealand 🙃
I need your input. How can I rejoin the work market after a 3 years gap (between maternity leave and study a Master in Organizational Psychology)
Currently working but not in HR. So I would love to come back to work in my area. But I been getting a lot of rejection during my job search.
Forgot bose headphones. Sitting next to body odor, loud kid behind who is actively and loudly playing with the armrest. Happy Monday!
Wk 11 w #1. On a good day, I forget about being pregnant and my life continues as usual. On a bad day, I’m tired, fat / bloated, breaking out, nauseous, and burst into tears. In other words, ...
Zoom or MS Teams? Why?
Any advice on not letting frustrations come out in an unproductive way over slack chats or other virtual programs, especially as we use these more and more instead of direct discussions?
So at the tender age of 41, my wife and I decided it would be a good idea to add a non-fur baby to the family. I’m buying her a watch as a gift but while at the AD of course I’m now thinking I...
Not sure what to do. Have a 2 week vacation travel to Europe this week. Planning to meet family there. I booked flight to different cities & hotels for 6ppl. We have 5 yr old who got chickenpox last Saturday and new blisters are still appearing daily. I thought 5 days after first blister the child won’t be contagious anymore and can fly. Now 3-4days left till the flight not sure if she would feel better by then. Should we proceed with vacation? It sucks, I haven’t seen the family for years
Is RBF even a real thing? You don’t see men not smiling or men that look intimidating getting called out on it. Kind of getting tired of always having to put a slight smile on my face on zoom calls 🥲
I’m an ABC dating someone from China. Need advice on bridging (what I believe to be) a cultural gap where she values spending a lot of money on a wedding, natural ring, luxury goods (ex Chanel).
My family grew up middle class, my mother grew up poor so I put zero / negative value on these things. She grew up upper class in China.
I’m worried how this difference in mindset will affect us when married and even with kids in the future.
A couple days ago my wife hit me in the head for the first time. Whilst holding our 2 year old daughter. Wife was angry cuz I don't like her mother (she stayed with us, in spite of me saying this is a bad idea). She never shouts and usually hates confrontation. I'm no angel, and I *did* message her with why her mother annoyed me... But I'm having a hard time dealing with being hit even tho it left no marks. If I hit her I think the narrative would be different. Anyone help me process this?
Getting the vaccine tomorrow morning, just turned 17 weeks. SUPER nervous thanks to my conspiracy theorist dad but excited to protect myself and my baby girl!
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I was always an above average student during school years in a Tier3 city in Punjab, that was recovering from a rough phase post 1984. Father works for the state police department and you can imagine the rough childhood years.
I got a good score in JEE and graduated from an old NIT. Secured multiple offers in my 4th year and started my career with Deloitte. Things are going well on the professional side and I am on the track to SCon in next YE cycle
The toughest part of my day is leaving my baby in someone else's care when he is sick. Balance it's such a unicorn. I am considering a LOA just to spend more time with my baby. I feel so guilty.
I am 5 months pregnant and was put on a performance improvement plan that I don't believe is warranted. What do I do?
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Seen on LinkedIn today from Ogilvy. Have you had issues presenting an ugly truth to a client? Do you find mostly negative or positive reactions to truthful insight?
Anyone here feel frustrated reading the wider fishbowl posts and comments, esp the US folks complaining and cribbing or comparing much higher incomes
Going into the 4th and potentially final interview for an assistant account executive role. Meeting with the VP group account director. Any advice on how to nail the interview and land the job?
Any other wagon owners here?
Having 6 years of experience IN Angular, PHP, LARAVEL, with 10 LPA. Am I underpaid for banglore location (where I recently joined)?
Hi all is it good to join Genpact
Stack:Java with 5.5yoe
Band: 4B( Lead consultant)
Need your suggestions, still 29 days more for my LWD.
My current package is 5.5 LPA , 2 YoE. I have received offer of 7.5 LPA fixed + 1.5 L VP from Accenture. Should I accept the offer? Also how is the variable pay rollout and other benefits at accenture.
Small firm owners need pov! Some good news after almost 11 months of applying and interviews and lots of rejections finally got an offer! In NYC small firm, ex big law folks, no billable hours, niche practice area, appearance of forwarded thinking firm, remote till who knows when, emphasis on pro bono initiatives and building book of business. The catch salary. Was making around 140k at last firm with 1800 billable. Offer is 85k and revist to bump to around 100k in several months after review
I’ve been doing generic consulting in the ERP space for over 2 years and looking to exit into something marketing/advert/PR related, but unsure how to leverage my story/what I’ve done to make that transition. How has anyone used their previous knowledge to land those interviews at those types of roles?
Apparently rumor is PwC isn't hiring and was told to utilize staff in different service lines to staff engagements since there are so many on the bench...
PwC ka ek banda kafi zyada desperate sound krta hai mujhe. Har post pr uska creepy sa, pretentious comment zrur aata hi.
What is the average increment at Capgemini? and How are the bench policies like?
Is it too late to get on the FOAN train? Just been deploying into btc eth avax and sol to stay safe, don’t want to miss out on the FOAN 🚀
I'm joining Deloitte USI in the Consulting vertical in CBO(Core Business Operations), in a Healthcare/Lifesciences project as a Consultant.
Does anyone have any experience/insights to share?
I am starting my new job tomorrow
Any tips and tricks to remember in order to do better at my new work place.
NIP testing - Yay or Ney?
I know I want to lateral from my mid size regional firm, but trying to decide between a smaller regional firm with fewer billable and a slightly higher salary, and a big national firm with way more billable but way higher salary. Any general guidance?? Thank you!!
Men! For those of you that don’t approach a woman because you find her intimidating, there’s a 50% chance that she’ll say yes so just go for it. Don’t talk yourself out of it. She’s probably hoping that you approach her because there’s this false narrative that she gets hit on a lot or not single. She just gets told that she’s intimidating…a lot!😢
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Remember when someone reclined their plane seat and it became a national issue. I miss that. Take me back.
My vote goes to either Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond, or Don't Stop Believin' by Journey.
Have you ever felt as if one person at work has started “freezing you out”, ie become slightly different / cooler in their attitude to you suddenly? How did you approach the situation? Did you ever find out the reason for the change in that person’s attitude? (Not talking about your manager freezing you out - just someone on the team)
Is anyone’s firm doing pro bono work to help businesses/governments with this crisis? If so, are you hiring?
....(Kidding, not really)
Recently I have a conflict of options between my colleagues for the background check.My friend says Google itself don’t have that detailed level of back ground check.if any one joined google revelry could you please enlightened what level of background check will happens..and at what time is it before joining or after joining.
I'm beginning to recognize strong symptoms of depression but not sure what next steps to take. Does my General Physician needs to refer me to someone for taking this up?!
Do meds really help feel better?!
Well I’ll add to the burnout discussions! I’ll start by saying I know I’m not the only one in this situation and also how very grateful I am for my job and would never minimize the fact that I do have a good job. I work in a lab and have been looking for a new position for 7 years. I’ve had interviews, even for my exact position, and also the supervisory role to my position, both in different organizations, and no offer. And oh boy I really can’t write much more so I’ll continue in the comments!
Anyone ever found an Apple Watch after losing it? The Find My app seems to think I dropped mine when getting out of my car today, and am hopeful it shows up somewhere
Anyone has a great voice for zoom or conference call? I think some people are born with the voice to succeed during this pandemic. 😂
Anyone get anxiety when checking their work emails, and if so, how to y’all deal with it? I can’t even escape the outlook sound even in my dreams 😵💫
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I like the job/ people/ company I’m with, but I ended up taking an interview and getting an offer for 40% salary increase, similar role. I would truly only be leaving for the money. We’re not struggling but this would make a big difference over a few years. Yes I plan to ask current employer to see what they can do but they won’t be able to come close… is only for the money the wrong reason to leave?
Anyone works for Amazon as a SR. solutions Consultant? What’s the work life balance like? How’s the workload?
How do couples share dining out expenses ? Before my current relationship I was happy to go 50:50. My current boyfriend easily has 4 drinks with a meal (I have one) and, being a big guy, eats at least twice of what I eat. For me an entree is enough. He likes to order multiple appetizers and desserts and eat them all. I want to say I will just pay for mine but I feel unsure how this looks.
For those who are at or near executive level in their career: How many hours do you work and how stressed out are you?
Hello where and how do you find a recruiter to work with that can help find a suitable position in the brokerage field?
When did you know you were going to marry your partner? Was it early on into the relationship?
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