For those teleworking due to COVID, when did you announce your pregnancy at work? I’m worried I’ll be passed over for opportunities.
I don't want to get vaccinated. I have debilitating anxiety, asthma, severe allergies to everything under the sun and afraid of a reaction. I have recently recovered from Covid too. I hate how ostracized society friends work everything is making me feel about this decision, which I know is only an inevitability at this point because my family is overseas and I can't not see them for the rest of my life. Anyone else in the same boat as me? PS. If ur here to bash on me keep it moving.
Visiting SO’s brother in nyc for the week. Mentioned wanting to invite my friend (female) to join us for Friday plans. Brother in laws wife is out of town that Friday but became somewhat uncomfortable when she realized my friend (who is considered hot) and goes oh it’s a hot girl? Brother in law was then like oh I don’t need to go then. I have my wife and my soon to be baby. Found it all very weird as I don’t mind SO going to see hot friends of the opposite sex but then again we are (cont’t)
Hey everyone! Recent transplant (26 F) who moved here during Covid (family reasons) so still not quite familiar with the areas. I’m currently living in Brentwood but looking to move. I’m considering Marina Del Rey as I want to be a bit closer to the office (in Venice) and the airport for when things open back up/travel resumes. I tried searching here but didn’t see a lot - what is the reputation of Mar Vista (and if possible - how is that different than Brentwood?). All opinions welcome! 🙂
🙋♂️Raise your hand if you think you’ve had COVID but never tested positive or tested positive for antibodies in the last 8 months.
Everyone talking about “re focusing on what matters”, or “putting things in perspective “... I’m a skeptical and believe after this COVID madness is gone, we will all go back to our old selfish self... I love the fact our carbon footprint is much lower now, but again, believe this will be short lived. What do you think?
I have an awesome opportunity to apply for a promotion that would give me additional responsibilities but a faster track to leadership. I am also 10 weeks pregnant with my first confirmation appt next week. I want to go for it but feel bad about applying when I would go on mat leave in about 6-7 months, pending everything is on track with my first appt. Wanting advice on whether to apply or not and whether to disclose the pregnancy?
About to switch firms from federal / no travel to commercial / travel with two young kids (under 5). Looking for quick list of recommendations and survival tips to make this transition as a father.
Desperate need to lose weight. I have gained so much weight with covid and being pregos .. I know I know. Eat healthy and work out. Obviously. But how can I 1) force myself to stick to it 2) lose it fast!!!? Help
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
My bipolar father has ruined our whole family's lives. He won't take his medicine, keeps having episodes, and only cares about himself. I only feel hatred when I am around him or see his face. He has made us miserable. I don't know how to deal anymore. He doesn't even know me anymore, he doesn't know any of us, but will put up an act in front of the world. I don't know what having a dad looks like. Apologies for the vent.
Hi all! Could anyone help provide some insight into how good the maternity leave policy is at EY? Thank you 🙏🏻
Key West vs Miami for a baby moon in December / January? Any Marriott recommendations for a low key getaway in either location?
Question - had a new born in the US, though I intend to move back soon and raise the kid in India. Pros and cons of taking Indian vs US passport ? ( I understand he will be a US citizen as per USA)
United Airlines is cutting 30% of it's workforce by October 1st. Apologies if this was already posted. https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-chicago-united-airlines-job-cuts-20200505-542kkmykdfbvjdefti6d3tbb7i-story.html
Those who are still not convinced that these are drastic times which call for drastic measures, read this: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/a-chilling-scientific-paper-helped-upend-us-and-uk-coronavirus-strategies/2020/03/17/aaa84116-6851-11ea-b199-3a9799c54512_story.html
Once the dust settles post COVID what do you think the hybrid model will look like for most companies with number of days in office vs remote each week?
If I eat a pint of Ben and Jerry's Milk and Cookies ice cream every night but eat 100% healthily otherwise and exercise moderately, is that ok for my health? My life is in your hands.
Whose home office fits one of these categories?
Is it true that China cremated some patients with coronavirus while they were still alive? Saw a video and was shocked
MBB Experienced Hire 🐠 - did you have strategy experience when you applied to MBB? I have some Tech, and M&A experience. Do you think I can be a good candidate (applying at Assoc/Consultant level).
Does anyone have any tips for how to get an exclusively breastfed baby to take a bottle. My son is 5 months old and since he was 1 month old, I pumped maybe twice a week and gave him the bottle. From around 2 weeks ago, he refuses to drink the bottle, even when he is very hungry. I have tried different bottles and ensure the temperature is warm. The milk tastes normal (I tried a bit!). :/
Been thinking about investing in Uber ($44.52) and Slack ($34.09)... anyone here invested in one of these two? What’s your take on it?
Any advice for a strategist entering an internship with Droga, Anomaly, W+K, 72, etc, entering the new year? Thanks
What’s the best diversity and inclusion programme you folks have seen? Looking for inspiration
I received a verbal offer to go to a B4. It’s been about a week since then. They haven’t gone entirely dark, but how confident can I be that they’re not stringing me along, and that they may cancel?
Any suggestions on Bachelor degree completion programs? Ceiling is raising, but thick and will be right above me soon. Looking to max transfer hours and experience and limit time and expense. Maybe a better bowl for it, but shot in the dark here
Was talking to this girl ( arranged marriage ) over the past couple of months(jun-sep) and things were progressing towards in the correct direction. During our inital conversion in the early stages, I had mentioned everything about my status (h1b. with early stages of perm,i-140 stage) and told her how she won't be able to get EAD immediately after coming the US) All of sudden she said(oct) she now does not want to come to the US as my status does not allow her to work immediately in the US.
Those who have evaluated switches from Consulting to Startups - any advice? Was offered a Bus Ops Assc. role at a Series A FinTech which is where I desire to take my career. Main item I am having trouble disaggregating is, by taking this role am I potentially taking a step back (likely promo Manager next year)? In one sense, I feel I could develop more in the startup role though moving to a IC role / 50k less salary if promo’d (w/ equity to be fair) doesn’t feel awesome. Lmk thoughts! Thanks.
Seattle ladies! Potentially moving in a couple of months & want to be in a high rise in south lake union. Any positive experiences to share?
Senior CW w/ 5 years experience in NYC and MIA?
Thinking about opening up a Roth IRA with Vanguard and keeping hearing about VTSAX. Does anyone know why it’s so popular? For reference I’m thinking long term with my investments and want something relatively safe and will have predictable consistent gains YoY. Does VTSAX fit the bill?
I took PTO today (to my job) and worked today (to my family) and just sat in my home office on the internet
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