My firm has laid off 25% of its attorneys and has fired all non-essential staff. I’m terrified/can’t afford to be let go. What can I do? How do I prepare for a potential lay off?
Help!: What do you see as alternatives to layoffs? Our six partners (we’re 100 people total) reduced comp to $0 to save and it’s not enough. 25% of staff is unbooked (high!) with no end in near sight.
Why do the department heads never get laid off in times like these?￼ One head of production or ecd or director of planning must equal three or four real working staff. Business 101right?
I’m feeling like a lay-off is imminent for me. What are the telltale signs from those who have laid off employees or those who had to fire staff?
Some positive news: though our entire global executive team have taken temporary 20% pay cuts, not a single other staff member has had a pay cut or been laid off. I’m proud and optimistic about our global group, and more than happy to take a cut in the name of saving jobs.
My firm pays staff & seniors hourly, with 1.5x pay for overtime. Firm just cut our hours from the normal 58-60 down to 40 a week for the foreseeable future. Should I be concerned about layoffs?
Honestly being laid off sounds pretty good as a staff working 65 hours a week 🤷♂️ would be making more money doing nothing.
Anyone read this half-assed email from Canning about how “being about 2% over our projected demand for staff which is now being addressed?” Seems to be a pretty lackadaisical way of addressing layoffs
Laid off today because of drop in workload due to Corona Virus. Experienced attorney but first time working in Biglaw as a Staff Attorney. Should I be asking HR or Attys I worked for Ref Letter?
Called the local Mexico joint which also happens to be a pretty major national chain (not tb). They told me 99% of their staff have been laid off and if this is telling of things to come (cont)
Fantasies of moving client side after Covid, when your clients have laid off / furloughed staff — delusional, or delusional and dumb?
Not sure why the execs keep their jobs and layoff production. Do we need all top-level operation staff when there isn’t much left to operate? I have ahead time seeing C-suite doin any production work
How many of you at smaller consulting companies went through a reduction in force / staff layoffs this year?
*POSTING THIS ON BEHALF OF A DEAR FRIEND* A former coworker at Rogers & Cowan / PMK was laid off today along with a few other staff members. She’s a Public Relations Executive, with lots of music and entertainment experience. I know these are hard times, but if you know about an agency or brand in need of staff members or freelancers, please don’t hesitate to reach out 🙏🏻 Thanks!
Anyone at Am Law 200 law firms hearing anything about furloughs or layoffs on the attorney or staff side? Not trying to scare anyone, just curious.
Is there a firm where it’s common to be able to keep “normal people” hours? My husband is sick and i need to take care of him. I’m at Rosslyn from 9-7ish every day then still have 2-3 more hours of
Does Elie Tahari go on sale often? Currently upto 70% off but I’ve never shopped there before and these items are on final sale. On the other hand, I don’t want to miss a pretty major discount. (I also have a relatively unique body shape with a 34G bust and a short-ish torso)
Currently an SM at D. Have a VP offer at JPMorgan. Come is better but optics wise, is this seen as a step down?
Those of you who are strong proponents of buying a home vs. throwing away $$ on rent: How did you gain access to $$$$ for the down payment? Did you all actually save up, or got help from parents/grandparents?
There’s a role at a company I’m a fan of, with better work life balance and it’s interesting work. But I think it will come in offering around $165 and I make $180k. How much would you give up to get in with a company you like and role you like?
How does Deloitte know if anyone own stocks if they don’t report. I know a colleague who does that. Should I report ?
Any recommendations for a sexy workout mask? EQX opened back up and they're requiring masks, even while crushing it on the spin bike (you'll get water boarded with normal masks). Something black plz
Looking to leave consulting for product ops, associate product mgmt. roles. Anyone have suggestions for tailoring my resume? What are the “dos and don’ts”?
FYI....👩💻 CCSD's website has posted a new information link. However, when I click on the link using my Personal Computer my McAfee safety plan gives me a message stating the site is not safe (Malicious). When I right click on the link and select open incognito in a new tab the information then shows up. Just thought people (parents) need to know this. ✌
Heading to Mexico City in two weeks for a long weekend. Besides Tenochtitlán, any other must do’s in the city?
Today was rough. I cried at work. I’m lost & haven’t received much guidance/help from supervisor & teammates regarding this code I’m trying to debug. & the deadline is soon approaching. But in the midst of this chaotic storm (professional & personal), I’m grateful for the opportunity to learn new skills (even if I struggle with it) & for my health & my love ones. Writing this to remind us all, that we are greater than our battles & we will be victorious. Hang in there, we got this.
What do salaries and bonuses of IFS directors and SMs look like? Are they significantly lower than Advisory?
Ugh this title harmonization... Way too many freaking layers. Hard to know who's "senior" and who's not