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Just began my role as the new Compliance and Legal Officer for a relatively new startup. Having my first “meet & greet” with the organization’s primary outside counsel. Till now, the CEO has been the primary point of contact. From the perspective of outside counsel, what are some introductory items that would make for a productive first meeting?

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Had final interview at startup with CEO and would-be direct supervisor and at the end they were using language like "you'll be our first [name of role]"... Does this mean I basically got it, or should I not read into it? I'll find out soon anyway, but appreciate any speculation 😅

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How much are you making after leaving Accenture Strategy as a manager in the CEO-ES team if you do mainly operating model work? What position at your new place?

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Thought on accepting an offer from a company for a position at a new company for a position below/on-level with your current position, but which has high visibility (Chief of Staff to CEO)?

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Hi, What if we ask for referral from CEO of mid level firm? (500-600 employees) What are your thoughts on this?

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8 years of experience. In the final stages of a strategy lead role at a software company that sells back office technology to Financial Services firms. This role would report directly to the CEO and primarily be tasked with developing new businesses or ventures for the company.  ideation to commercialization.  What sort of comp should I be looking at? Previous role was a startup, so I’m not really sure of my market value. NYC-based.

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🐠 need your help - have a conversation with a CEO of a series A funded startup (50-100 employee). He reached out on LinkedIn to talk about a potential role. I have no insights into the role yet. From the broader company perspective, what kind of questions should I ask? First time talking to a startup CEO, so want to be asking relevant questions. Vision? Roadmap? Valuation?! Not sure. Thanks in advance.

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Current profile - Associate at tier 2 looking for thoughts 1. Google - l4 - 220k, strategy and ops. Pros :WLB, brand name, culture, diversity, mobility, visible role, driven team cons: not so sure if work is really interesting, Junior on hierarchy. 2.fortune 5 -mgr - 250k Pros: high high visibility (team reports into ceo and board), very interestin work, highgrowth,apparently good exits, very small team currently growing though Cons: lack of culture, diversity, 12 hour days, lack of mobility

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I got contacted for a job offer for a Chief of Staff role in SF. Tech company that’s 18-24 months away from an IPO. Around 200 employees and well funded. More of a “strategic advisor to the CEO” role than “shadow” or “gatekeeper” role. Any insight on what I can expect in terms of salary / stock option plan? Thanks!

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I got contacted for a job offer for a Chief of Staff role in SF. Tech company that’s 18-24 months away from an IPO. Around 200 employees and well funded. More of a “strategic advisor to the CEO” role than “shadow” or “gatekeeper” role. Any insight on what I can expect in terms of salary / stock option plan? Thanks!

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I'm an in-house counsel at a national company. Our GC is leaving. I’m the only other in-house attorney, and I’ve only been here for 4 months. I like the job. Previously, I was a 6th-year associate. The CEO asked me to stay and implied a larger role, but doesn't have a clear picture of what that looks like. Asked for my help in redefining. Even unsure as to timing or whether we'll hire another GC. Questions for Fishbowl: (1) benefits or pitfalls? (2) questions or requests you'd have for CEO?

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What kinds of things are important to learn from the CEO and CFO of a public company when interviewing for an in-house role?

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Help! I left consulting for in house strategy and it’s the most boring thing ever! Has anyone taken a product manager role? I want to be much closer to impacting profit than to making pretty ceo slides

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I’m considering a position at a startup that has its initial seed funding. The role is vague but it’s generally along the lines of project and product manager with an expectation to be a jack of all trades. What I’m trying to figure out is what’s a fair TC package? Any thoughts? It’s out of NYC and is a mid-senior position working directly with the CEO.

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What would you call this role? - Lead product status reporting to CEO, manage issues, risks - Own Product Prioritization across 5 product lines -Manage product launch delivery execution from idea to production and ongoing maintenance -Manage relationship with key development vendor, peer to their companies head of delivery

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Have possible exits as a Chief of Staff at a SaaS startup (20M in funding) and as a Strategy Manager at a well known D2C company. Both pay ~125K, though the startup is remote and D2C is in NYC. Love the creative / fun culture of the D2C, and scared if I’ll measure up to the CEO’s expectations at the startup. I do wonder if the CoS position will demonstrate more growth. Thoughts?

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Anyone have thoughts on working at PE portco? Have an offer as a strategy & bizops associate at a company that is growing rapidly via acquisition. However, not sure where this would lead my career. Role reports directly to CEO and CFO, as I would basically be their handyman for integration and other ad hoc business needs. Ideally, I would like to leverage this experience to work for other PE portcos. Have 3.5 YOE.

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Anyone have thoughts on working at a PE portco? Have an offer as a strategy & bizops associate at a company that is growing rapidly through acquisition. However, I am not sure where this would lead me in my career. The role reports directly to CEO and CFO, as I would basically be their handyman for integration and other tasks. Any insight would be appreciated. Lastly, my YOE is 3.5, if that matters.

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I’m joining a newly developed corp strategy/new ventures team at a high growth tech company. Currently the leader of the group reports directly to the CEO. Underneath that individual will be a senior manager and a manager. I was offered the manager position. Before I accept my offer I would really like to speak with the senior manager. Would it be out of line for me to ask to speak with them before I accept my offer?  apparently they’re still negotiating with that individual.

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Would someone here be able to help think through exercising startup options? I’m currently partially vested at a Series C (soon to be D), and considering taking a new role at a seed stage (soon series A). Both companies are updating 409As now, and it sounds like early exercising at the seed stage company might be on the table. Current company is well-known, run by a famous CEO, has been around for a while, but isn’t profitable yet. I know that after 90 days ISOs turn into NSOs.

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Help - i lead a social media department. We’re growing and need to staff up. What should be my key hires outside of a social media manager? I would like to find someone who can help me build a business case for our brand to invest in Tik Tok for ex. My CEO responds to ROI and as a creative by trade, i don’t know how to do that well. Is it a deck? Are there numbers out there? This is a role I could hire but what’s the name of that role? Thanks!

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Jumped from biglaw pship to join ~$2B company <12 mo ago. Pitch was to come grow into GC role and have strategic seat at table. Quickly learned only opinion that matters is micromanaging CEO/controlling SH and rest of exec team kowtows to his desires as (even when wrong) plus general hostility for back office functions. Has killed long-term appeal of this gig. Trying to figure out next steps (stay a while, jump to another in-house gig, go back to private practice) and any advice appreciated.

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Would you leave as a senior associate to be in a director role at an energy company “chief is staff” reporting to CEO and CFO. Leading investor relations?

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