Just need a quick moment to vent! Two weeks ago, I applied for an associate position at a family law firm. I received a response almost immediately from the managing partner, who asked if I was available for a preliminary Zoom interview the very next day. The Zoom interview went exceedingly well, and I was asked to come in for an in-person interview the following afternoon. At the end of the second interview, the managing partner briefly explained the compensation... (CONTINUED IN COMMENTS)
Our mid-size (35 lawyer) Midwest law firm is creating a new position for a Business Operations Manager. We have historically managed ourselves through a Board. No managing partner. This new position is a non-attorney professional. Thoughts on appropriate salary?
“The client has authorized 3 hours of billable research and 1 billable hour for writing the memo, that should be MORE than sufficient to research the position of each circuit on this asinine issue that I thought of at 3AM this morning because I couldn’t sleep so I thought of ways to ruin your life instead!!!! Xoxo managing partner.”
Any advice for trying to transition to attorney role after passing bar? Working at a firm in a non-attorney role and doesn’t seem like the firm has a position for me, despite my positive review and consistently positive feedback from associates and partners alike. However, when the idea that I’d be leaving came up, the managing partner said they’d hope I would go to them first. Thoughts?
Does anyone feel like they can’t ask the firm to pay for e- seminars/training in this cost-cutting situation? I wanna do so, it’s a relevant course, not too expensive and so far my firm seems to be doing OK (hiring and pay freezes but no redundancies) but I just feel the managing partner will be low key irritated (she is fairly calculative imo and rightly so) and I really don’t want to get in her bad books. Am I just overthinking?
I'm in a leadership role in a local political party, but also in my practice group, managing partner recently said it was "problematic" my party will face him in a reelection primary. What's my risk?
Is M&A experience a must for corp strat exit opps? Looking to move to industry- mainly tech corp strat roles. Would appreciate insights if anyone has had experiences in this move. HNY!
Any insights (comp/interview/role/targets) on Google Cloud Key Account Exec Director roles for GCP? With TK as the new GCP CEO, I heard they are hiring senior Partner/Principal level leaders?
Hi! Looking for a product management position or Offering management position at a firm. Willing to give a burner to share my resume and experience. Anyone here willing to help?
When is it ‘too early’ to add ‘MBA candidate’ / add the school you will he attending to your LinkedIn/resume ? I’ll be doing part time program starting next spring and am looking for a new role. Think it may help me land a stretch role, and also want recruiters to see it if they run searches, but don’t want to be obnoxious about it.
Got pulled into a new project, 2 weeks in have had very little to do except tag along to meetings and nod along, partner has disappeared and the manager on the project is flailing, my scope and role
For those in the position to hire: always ask your recruiters if they’re offering people fair salaries. Use your power to get everyone paid what they’re worth. No more wage gap or lowballing
Project management 🐠, my SO is currently an IT developer, and hoping to pivot into an IT Project Manager role. What are some steps she can take to get there? Is getting a CAPM cert a good start?
Switched from consulting (1.5 YOE) into a more technical role but now I’m at the same level as new grads. Still higher paid than consulting. Did I make a wrong move taking a step down?
Any consulting firms hiring a technology/businesses analyst or consultant from Canada with 1-2 years of experience right now? Been job hunting and no luck so far.
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Up for manager but currently staffed in an Intern-like role, grossly under underutilized and starting to feel the client feels I'm a waste of money (I agree). How do I make the most of my situation?
Leaving my firm Jan 6th. My 2 week notice would be Dec 23rd - I am on PTO the whole week for Xmas ... best way to exit and when to let them know?
What do you say is the role of a SM in project delivery? Feel super frustrated with current SM.. who is billing 3 days a week in project but only asks status and direction of what we are doing and ..
got my MS early with my BA from a well-regraded institution but undervalued in my consulting firm concerning limited full-time exp., wanting to pivot quickly—best tactics to bump that salary?
anyone take a new job for the compensation and regret it? have an offer for a huge bump but not the exact role that i am interested in. would appreciate any insight into things you wish you considered, how it has effected your career etc.
How raises work? Should one ask for a raise during performance review or management raises it self based off of an individual performance?
Recruiter emailed me to ask for salary requirements and current salary before requesting a phone screen.What's the best thing thing to say? I know this is to weed people out but don't want to low ball
Can anyone at Deloitte message me the PTO code. I’ve been here for a three months and feel wired to finally ask for it (and not sooner).
Ok, who here wants to confess? http://wfla.com/2017/11/01/strangers-ticketed-for-having-sex-on-delta-flight/
To my well-travelled fish fam: I have a Friday-Monday stay in Barcelona coming up. Recommendations on non-typical/trip advisor type things or activities I should check out?
Thinking about opening a Roth IRA - any reasons not to? Understand the benefit of no tax later but are there any cons?
Wish I can hold up my depression on screen in every call the same way my boss holds up his baby to show that he can’t meet the deadlines.
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