Found myself seated next to a senior partner on my flight. Made small talk about life, etc. Mentioned I'd like to make partner one day, asked if they could tell me about their role (cont'd)

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My groups 45 year old Partner is retiring to spend time with his family and kids. His wife is apparently a chief of orthopedic surgery. All I have to say is well done, sir. Best exit op out there.

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As a partner reading the feed, I regret hiring attorneys out of law school.

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Entering my 5th year as partner and I want out. I am not being forced out or on a PIP or anything. I have burned out. I feel weak for saying it but it is true. Could use advice on how to exit well...

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White male partner is the diversity lead of my group, when there are partners who are of color and/or female. Do you see this position as creating a male ally or a missing the mark?

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Currently my project partner supports me a lot and the SM is working and helping me to get promoted. Also I enjoy my role and I can WFH and have a good balance. But I work for D and it seems like (con

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Art directors: what is your role in scripting? As a copywriter, I expect my partner to be a part of the process at least at certain checkpoints to help shape the piece together. Is this wrong?

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How well would a seasoned audit partner perform if put in a staff accountant role? They keep all of their knowledge but only the authority of a staff.

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If a partner refers you for a role, is it a pretty much guaranteed hire as long as you don’t shit your pants in the interview?

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Just got the offer call for a role on Google’s Large Partner Solutions team! Reading through the success stories on this motivated me to keep pushing over the last 6 months, so thanks to all of you :)

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Can someone explain the “of counsel” position? It it really people who just couldn’t make partner?

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Any advice on what it would typically take to land a role as a partner in the Big4 or MBB?

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What’s the best exit opportunities for HC consultants that do not fall into HR Business Partner? I have no interest in compensation, laws, succession planning, etc,.. CONT

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Do Senior Managers see other SM’s as “competition” even if they are “friends” or get along? Especially if they are up for Partner role.

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When you are a senior manager at 35 who makes 250k+, should you even exit to industry (like FAANG) or go for partner?

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Received offer at firm with significant pay bump. Position is at current level but they claim that they would try to get me to partner level within a year. How do I make those claims mean something?

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Quick Poll—If I want to be a C Suite executive at a notable company (F500) one day, is making it to Partner at an MBB significant enough to then exit, or do I also need an MBA even at that point? Cont

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just had a client call w a partner and client forgot to hang up. partner decided to keep listening. i feel it goes against my/firm values. am i being ridiculous? someone been in a similar position?

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Is it dumb to talk to a partner about an in house offer I have? I’m not sold on the position so I’m legit interested in her opinion as a someone whose been a mentor to me. I’m a 5th year biglaw assoc.

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Partner at boutique tech firm, interested in transitioning to role in Strategy/Operations at MBB/Big 4. How do I make this happen?

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