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How do you all quell your interview nerves/anxiety? I used to be so much better during interviews but lately I feel like I come across as a jumbled mess at times because of my nerves. It might be the pandemic job search anxiety but any suggestions?

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Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!

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I past the CA bar and still waiting for my moral character evaluation result. After 6 months of my submission, I received an email requesting for more info about my past employment termination (my first job). Does anyone know how much details we should provide? Below is the request: (PS: termination was unfair but I don’t want to get into arguments with old employer) • A detailed narrative explaining the events and/or circumstances leading up, during and through your termination from Xxx.

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What happens if you fail the bar...

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What’s your favorite excuse to get out of going to work?

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Honestly it's pretty frustrating to deal with all the lawyer jokes... this is an honorable profession where people still care about service

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Highly stylized example of my typical interaction with two partners in my firm (follows in the comments).

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Anyone got something they can break off?

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If you could introduce a new law what would it be?

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Those of you who work in NYC law firms: when are you expected to go back to the office?

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Wondering if legal tech is legit or all hype

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Productivity apps that have kept you together if you have to manage/keep track of your cases? All tips on creating efficient schedules are welcome.

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Is suing your firm for discrimination career suicide even if you have plenty of proof egregious discrimination/harassment has occurred?

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Any insight into how someone moves from biglaw to USAO or DOJ? Is it a “who you know” thing or do people get hired from job postings? Is it really competitive for big markets? When is the right time?

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Advice needed. We have a paralegal who thinks she’s a lawyer. I mean she’s really delusional but she gets most of the work we don’t want to do done so I try not to burst her bubble. (cont.)

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Real Question: has anyone been body shamed or been treated differently based on the way you look? I feel like I’m starting to see it at my firm and want to know if this is common.

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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

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Anyone else develop a crippling addiction to caffeine in BigLaw? I’ve found that I just don’t have the energy to bill 200+ hrs/month and stay up late so much without caffeine 😑

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Any advice on someone who's entire practice group just up and left the firm? I'm still gainfully employed but doing much different work that I don't particularly enjoy..

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Working on a presentation re. legal ethics in 2020. Anyone heard of anything interesting we should include?

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Ok, how important is your bag, really? I get that we’re all trying to be reasonably fashionable, but how much does my client really care if I walk in with an eBags vs Tumi brief?

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How do you all quell your interview nerves/anxiety? I used to be so much better during interviews but lately I feel like I come across as a jumbled mess at times because of my nerves. It might be the pandemic job search anxiety but any suggestions?

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Anyone know of any companies with cyber security positions that let you work remote 95% - 100% of the time? I’d like to move to Europe and have complete flexibility with my schedule so I can travel

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Everyone totes therapy like that shit is free. Talkspace is expensive. Not all insurance companies cover therapy. If you’re broke or living check to check, therapy isn’t that realistic...

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How often do you empty the diaper pail? Used to wait till it got full but as baby gets older it gets stinky super fast!!

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Who handles the Momentum Worldwide/IPG 401k plans? I think I have money in one I'm forgetting about!

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ACN new joiner, start tomorrow, when should i realistically expect first pay adjustment? offer states eligibility for Dec 1, but afaik salary reviews occur in fall, am i stuck til late 20/early 21?

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🐟 fam - help! What do you think of a role of Vice President, Implementation Leader in industry? What would be the core responsibilities of the role and what salary would you expect for such a role?

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Any idea about comp for Director level at large non-FAANG tech companies?

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Virginia just placed the stay at home order til June 10th, that’s where we are heading to now. Will businesses survive that long without layoffs? I’m honestly scared, this will be worse than 2008.

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How many days of vacation do you get per year? Agency + city

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For moms who travel and pump- should I get a Willow or a get the spectra S9 and make do? (Last baby, have had issues with supply so need a strong pump, have a spectra S1 as my primary pump) Thanks!

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My mental health is trash, partially due to still being an intern despite graduating. I need to go to my psychiatrist to adjust my meds, but I am also stressed about leaving work and not getting hired

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Mom brag - my baby girl got into Advanced Academics! Maybe I’m not failing as a parent after all, despite these 65+ hour work weeks...

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Anyone know of companies hiring for entry level positions in biomedical engineering fields? A friend recently graduated with their B.S. in BME and is not having luck in this job market.

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PwC 🐟 - recruiter told me you all don’t do yearly reviews and instead can be up for promotion “when you’re ready” is this true? Also rough timeframe for SA3 > M?

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How does one transition from mid-market insurance defense litigation to anything else?

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Not an American so a little confused by health insurance here. If I got a plan that says it'll cover 80% of a procedure, but there's $1000 deductible, does the 80% coverage not kick in until (cont.)

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How long should you stick with a NYC agency that has been going through layoffs, but has talked about promoting you to ECD? Stick it out through 2018 because the job mkt sucks? Ditch and freelance?

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