Anyone in this profession actually like their job and live a fulfilling life? All of these posts are giving me anxiety that I’m in some sort of honeymoon period
Are there companies out there acknowledging and/ or taking action to reflect on what is happening in our country in the aftermath of George Floyd and systemic racism?
Had no billable work and spent the entire day yesterday in bed. Today, I‘ve gotten enough work that I’ll be working the entire weekend. Why does it always happen that way 🤦🏽♀️
A year ago a plumber came to my parents’ house, and told us that it would cost us (something like) $175 an hour for a guy to dig down to the main drain line in our front yard. Just to dig.
Perhaps off topic, but does anyone subscribe to Masterclass? Inundated with advertising. It’s obviously worked because I’m considering for writing, business, and/or leadership classes.
Anyone who has a PHR, how long did it take you to study for it? Did you do self study or did you buy one of the classes? Why did you choose PHR over SHRM?
Partners: How often are you paid? Do you receive regular paychecks/distributions in equal amounts? Does the firm ever withhold a check during a cash crunch?
Has anyone successfully transitioned from sales management in beer/spirits industry in to cannabis? I’ve seen a few roles I’d be qualified for in the Chicago area at Canopy Growth Corp and Cresco but haven’t had much activity on my apps without connections/referrals. Appreciate advice and/or connecting me to the company!
What's your take on how companies should be preparing for the presidential elections as they get closer? What type of employee messaging is possible without being politically divisive these days?
Anybody here have experience changing practice areas from patent litigation to technology transactions? If so, experiences, highlights, how you went about the transition, likes/dislikes would all be appreciated
When is this going to end? I just heard an MD saying she expects things to be closed/social interaction limited through at least June. June?!?
Thoughts on 6 Years Inhouse, doing lateral move to Private Practice from in-house banking sector to get specialisation in Area of law (Asset/aviation finance).
As a 4th year civil litigation (defense) associate in NJ, with a 45 hr minimum weekly requirement, how much should I be earning?
Any advice on how to make your resume attractive for in-house positions? I’m a senior lit associate at a biglaw firm and have all the academic bling but getting no traction on my in house lit counsel application. Ready to get out!
Any advice on how I should approach my boss about potentially transferring departments? I’m a second year in Commercial Litigation right now, would like to transfer to Corporate Dept (have background knowledge from courses in law school but no practical experience)
Does anyone have any tips for navigating the investment process (particularly through stocks)? Any helpful resources or investment tools?
Prefacing this with “it depends,” but do you feel it’s more stressful representing an individual plaintiff, whose case might be their whole world compared to representing corporate or group interests?
What is the typical salary for senior associates in tax in the southeast? Sr level and city please
Do any of the top consulting firms hire into the Engagement Manager level after an M7 (if they had manager experience elsewhere)? I know MBB probably doesn’t but what about other tier 2 firms after that - and asking for US or Canada
When do you think advisory/consulting folks will hit the road again? And will Covid change advisory/consulting travel forever? ie. Client site for networking, essential work, and most work done remote
Hey gals! What should I think of this guy who seems pretty interested in me. On our first phone call, he starts talking about his ‘single mother friend’ and how he helped her recently. Made me think it’s someone who he still has feelings for or maybe his ex. Or could it be something else. He didn’t say anything about them directly but spent a few mins talking about her.
Has anyone else seen a pattern of men getting promoted right after having a kid? I see it over and over in my company while others are left behind. Am I projecting?
Do any of the big 4 or similar consulting firms NOT have a COLA depending on which tier city you live in?
I’m not feeling very welcomed at my new school this year. It’s so hard because it’s the position I want and I love the kids. I constantly feel talked about and outcast. For no reason..
What % do you consider to be a fair annual raise? Current pay is competitive. Strong performance, 125%+ billable and mid-level, just not up for a promotion to director yet.
Has anyone experienced or researched exit opportunities outside of tax (e.g. consulting)? I’m a staff 2 and tax is not my passion. I just don’t want to become pigeon-holed for the rest of my career.
I am on h1b right now. My husband has GC, he will be eligible to apply for citizenship next year. Should we wait until he becomes citizen to apply GC or should I apply now ?
Has any consulting firm actually laid out policies or detailed a response to COVID? Other companies will be branded by their response to COVID for a while, but I feel like in consulting (cont)
Looking for a VP, Consumer Insights for a growing healthcare-focused agency in the suburbs of Chicago. Anyone interested can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Covid hits hardest on those who are dumb and arrogant. It doesn’t discriminate whether you’re red or blue. Please mask up so we can all vote safely.
Anyone know people who made the jump from MBB to VC? How did they go about it and when did they jump? Is an MBA helpful? Just trying to get some first thoughts here