My husband and I are hoping to have a child soon, but I don't want to get off track at work. I'd love to know how others have handled the transition to motherhood while competing to make partner.
Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign
Is law school performance any indication of how good of an attorney you can be? I work at a boutique firm, and I get intimidated when Biglaw opposing counsel graduated at the top of their class...
In-House Counsels - what’s been the best (or worst) communications you’ve had with your outside law firms during this crisis?
What are people’s thoughts on the concept of “value billing”? I am a first year associate and it seems to me that we shouldn’t be getting paid less for being better/more efficient at our jobs
Are desk phones still a thing at your firm? They swtiched my good, old, trusty Cisco phone to a Bluetooth headset (that costs $120!!, I checked) and a laptop program that doesn’t work 80% of the time.
It is really a testament to the quality of new york big law attorneys that out of all the crooks on wall street only like two mid-level scapegoats went to prison for the financial crisis
Any big law associates struggling to get consistent work? I’ll bill 9-10 hours for a few days and the next days bill like 3-4 hours. My hours suck because I can’t stay consistently busy.
Worked w a partner a few times. Told him I’m available for more work, but he hasn’t followed up & it’s been a while. Today he popped by my office and goes “I haven’t forgotten about you” Cont..
Does anyone know how to access briefs files in criminal appeals with the 1st Dep’t? The filings are not available on NYSCEF, but I am wondering if they are accessible through other means
Tips for avoiding / reducing eye strain after staring at a computer all day every day? Sometimes I think this job is gonna make me go blind.
How would you go about trying to make a lateral move to a firm that does not have any openings posted? I'm not inclined to use a recruiter, but I will if that's the most effective way. Is there any chance they will call if you send your resume with a cover letter?
Who has voted already? mail-in or in-person? If in-person, how long did you wait? I waited 5 hours!
First time as project lead and writing SOW. What’s a safe buffer to estimate for a software project? It’s an enhancement project, not from scratch. Percentage of buffer to estimate?
I know there are a lot of people who are anxious about admissions consultants but let me say, they aren’t necessary. I got an interview at HBS without one, all I did was send my essays to a few friends who I trust to perform an in-depth review and give feedback. Much cheaper, and honestly more satisfying. Admissions consultants work for some people, but lots of people stress out about whether they “need” one-the answer is no.
North New Jersey Family Law Firm looking to hire a paralegal. Please contact me if you or anyone you know is looking.
My son is supposed to start daycare in April, but if the center closes due to covid are we supposed to pay tuition still? (Bright Horizons NYC) thank you!
can someone please let me know the firm's policy on time off for loss of a close family member? how long can one take and is there any criteria on relationship with the deceased? Thank you
I keep getting burnt by my offshore team committing to dates for completing tasks and not meeting their committed dates to the client. First time managing large teams, any tips from experienced fish?
Happy Lunar New Year! It’s the biggest holiday of the year for the people celebrating it. It is a day that people unite with their families and catch-up on life over the past year. Wish all the best!
Has anyone heard of Innerspin? Can’t find much on Glassdoor. A friend had an interview and we’re worried the offer is going to come with shitty pay
Don't you think that Working Not Working should remove the "Years of Experience" tab? It makes ageism so completely easy. If you have over 15 years experience, you might as well be dead.
Anyone experience a lack of responsiveness from BCG Platinion recruiting? I have been trying to schedule onsite interviews for over a month but they have been just dropping the ball! Any advice?
Happy International Women’s Day!! 🌷 Take today to acknowledge women that motivate and inspire you.