I'm an Ops Manager and we have about 150 employees. I'm being forced to create an "Outdoor Office." Has anyone else dealt with this sort of initiative? Is it just me or is this a bad idea?
Do any other attorneys find themselves constantly setting depositions and appointments for other attorneys in their firm?
How much value do you place on a good boss? I work at a midsize regional civil defense firm. The partner I work for is great, but I think I am undervalued. How much value do you place on a good boss?
What do you consider to be the hardest and most intellectually challenging legal practice? I find insolvency to be the most technically challenging.
I’m starting at a new firm this week and am wondering what items you all consider to be essential to keep in your office (ex: spare shirts/shoes, toothbrush, etc)?
I’ve never done an arbitration. What I can expect (e.g. in Philadelphia county court)? I’m defense side
How did you find your first job out of law school? Also share your advice for recent grads who are struggling to find employment.
I’m want to create a group of lawyers who are new to running their law practice. With other lawyers/entrepreneurs where we can discuss business, motivate, and support each other. Send email.
Can I expense a hotel due to 80 hrs on schedule next week and long commute (1+ hr each way)? Price of hotel and cab are comparable ($100-$120). [cont’d]
What’s up with the NYC office culture of not saying good morning or goodbye? Why does everyone have to be so awkward..
Engagement manager focusing on pre-deal M&A /m&a strategy/ PE DD. What are my exit ops (everyone I know who left has only gone on other consulting firms). I’d like to do Corp dev, is that possible?
I’m searching for our next family car, thinking of X5, GLE450, or Cayenne. My wife will drive it primarily, taking kids around the town. Kids are in middle and grade school. Any suggestions?
YE meeting has happened. According to counselor went well. My PPMD who is in my service line is not honoring my rolloff. Im planning to force it through. Should I wait until green light? (CONT)
Currently an audit senior. Wanting to apply different advisory roles in different cities. Can the recruiter for one role see that I applied to a different role in another city? Will they care?
Is it safe to assume that PIP or low performance issue has to be officially communicated in writing?
How do other areas of the country compare to DC? Are people more chill/relaxed? It seems like DC is very intense and career focused.
Anyone have experience with DataRobot? Just got a great DS offer from them but seeing some red flags in WLB/culture ...
New to American culture. I have observed that women randomly refer to me as “sweetie” at restaurants or other points of sale. I am not offended but definitely feel weird. Is this common ?
Why does Todd love Packer so much? Every time he comes into the office, Michael goes off. It's crazy.
Any recommendations for therapist in Chicago? 22yo female and first time going to therapy so I'm pretty nervous.
Yay Karen! In a world of cut throats and back channel political gamers, you’ve drawn a template for success based on kindness and decency (plus creativity, of course.) how can more people be like you?
Sampling question for ya: 1) How do you/your company leverage Excel in your sample selection process? 2) Does your company have any automation tools that help speed up the process ?
My practice’s work has been slow, I found a BD work at another practice from someone at my level. We only spoke once, he told me need to create some slides. Should I ask for a chargeable code first?
Last night, for my birthday, I dressed up in a onesie, got drunk, went to see Lion King with my friends, and ended the night with $50 worth of McDonalds. I’m 33. That’s it. That’s the post.