Just got laid off. What are the top skills I should plan to learn on the side while recruiting? Senior Associate looking for strategy and ops roles, no industry preference

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I have a fun but happy ending story. I moved to NYC and joined a very well-established bankruptcy practice. Felt confident about the fit. I worked my ass off. I did my associate duties. And Whether through luck, fate, or talent, I brought in a very large matter: over 1.3 million in billing. The firm waited until first month billing was approved by the court and then fired me (3 months fake severance). Gave me no compensation. Joined a new firm now. Taking the matter away with me. 🤣😂

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Was fired Monday from Big Law, mainly because i dared try to develop the firm’s business as an associate. Sent applications Tuesday. Have a few projects growing concrete by the minute with people who actually welcome biz dev. To all those who are worried or already had something bad happen in their careers because of the virus: be strong people, everything happens for a reason and there are great occasions to be seized in all situations. ✊

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Working with another first year associate who’s bombed two major engagements already and is severely underperforming on his third. Can someone tell me why he hasn’t been fired yet?

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I have a gov law job with an offer to go to a great firm as a mid-level associate. Worried that if COVID continues, I’ll get laid off (much less likely at my gov job). Should I wait or go?

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I got some good news that one of the accounting firms I associate with is starting hiring again for September 2020. If you have 3+ busy seasons with a Big 8 firm and were laid off or looking for work, feel free to message me for more details. I am paid for referrals, but I don't need the money so no hard sells😋 hoping to help our laid off accounting people. Admins feel free to delete it not appropriate.

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Unless you are laid off or fired, as an Associate can you negotiate a severance package if you're leaving for another job? I'm trying to sweeten my exit

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Junior litigation associate got laid off. Would tax LLM be a good option for transiting into the transactional/tax work?

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Any associate layoffs yet? I’m pretty worried, but haven’t really heard about any Am200 layoffs yet.

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I have been with my firm for about two years. The associate I work for is not meeting the partners expectations. My fear is the associate will get fired and then I will be without a job. Thoughts?

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What happens if you’re an associate and you’re fired for “performance” suddenly. You had a performance review the week before and their was no talk of this. How do you perceive this?

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Recently laid off a couple days ago. Compliance&Privacy Risk Associate with an Bach. in cybersecurity. Currently looking for new opportunities & any advice/leads finding a career during times. TIA!

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Should I take an associate role at an emerging growth equity fund investing in B2B software and other venture-growth opportunities. It would be 2 partners and me. Currently unemployed. Most recently laid off by startup and previously worked at a startup and ACCN/Big 4

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Have you questioned your divorce attorney’s billable hours calculation? For example, if I clearly fired an associate from my case and she still comes to the meeting on top of the main person, why am

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Does any one anticipate big law layoffs in the U.S. in the coming months? If so, which big law is most likely given their acts in 2008 and which level associate is more likely to let go first?

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I just started as a first year associate two months ago. If layoffs happen, am I going to be the first one out?

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How bad does an associate have to mess up to be fired? I feel like I’ve done a terrible job and kind of want to quit already to go industry but the money pays well...

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I got some good news that one of the accounting firms I associate with is starting hiring again for September 2020. If you have 3+ busy seasons with a Big 8 firm and were laid off or looking for work, feel free to message me for more details. I am paid for referrals, but I don't need the money so no hard sells😋 hoping to help our laid off accounting people. Admins feel free to delete it not appropriate.

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I'm thinking I won't be getting promoted if not laid off at the end Q2 or sooner. What are some good exit ops for an associate with 2 yoe in tech consulting? Exp in Cloud, PMO, IT Risk, and SoD.

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If you don’t get promoted to associate and get fired, what should you do? I'm a second year analyst on a team that is very overweight Associates. Seems like a real possibility.

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