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How do I lessen the resentment I feel towards associates who do subpar work, or take lots of vacation? Being more successful and making more money only goes so far.

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Fellow litigation associates, how long does it take you to review e-mails in a document production from the other side? For example, how long would you estimate to review 1000 pages of emails?

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Anyone here work at PwC in North America? Curious about the work culture and if there's anything to watch out for

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I’m looking to leave my firm and expect to have some interviews coming up. How should I handle with my current firm as far as notifying that I will be taking a morning or afternoon off? We are fully in-office and I don’t know how many doctor’s appointments are reasonable. Relatedly, is it reasonable to request interviews after hours or on the weekend?

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Okay to use something written at current firm as a writing sample to apply for a different job? [i.e. - a motion for summary judgment or something similar]

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Hi everyone! Looking for some guidance on resources you use for benchmarking for workforce planning/DEI specifically in the tech space?

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Any female MM/ENT AEs with SaaS or Fintech experience looking to make a move? Series D company positioned to IPO in 2 years. Would be wild if this works lol

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On top of everything, I am constantly annoyed by the partners taking the credits from my work. No recognition or whatsoever. In turn, the firm tells us to develop business on our own. When we bring in business, the partners snap the credits as quickly as they can. Funny.

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Top 10% in billable hours, got a below-market bonus. So annoyed

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Examples of billing narratives for strategy discussion with your partner about tasks related to an acquisition closing? Thank you!

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Love my practice are in every way but really lacking motivation right now. That is all.

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I truly loathe billable time. Does Plaintiffs law have comparable annoyances?

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Struggling to keep track of everything I need to do. How does everyone keep track?

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Anyone ever made the move from a smaller market with great work-life balance to a bigger market with poor work life balance in order to do more sophisticated work/more money? Currently only required to bill 1800, but I’m so sick of these lower middle market deals with sketchy clients and solo-practitioner opposing counsel.

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Advice on taking and passing the SPHR exam?

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Any other big law associates ever just think "Once I have $1.5 million I'm moving to an island and never thinking about work again" Mid level and just getting to the stage in my career where I hate this.

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My back still hurts from last week, these fancy ergonomic office chairs seem to somehow feel worse then the regular ones...

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Gave my two weeks yesterday and the case transition will be completed within a few days. Do I stay the full two weeks even though I won’t have more than 2-4 hours to bill a day (if I stretch it out)? Advice on what to do.

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Any tips on how best to draft an email asking for work from a partner who I haven’t worked with and who doesn’t know me? I’d like to get on their matters and want to craft an email that would actually get them to respond and be interested in giving me the work (as opposed to just acknowledging my interest and forgetting about it the next day).

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If you are feeling sick or something during the day and WFH, do you feel comfortable napping it off and then getting back to work and working late if needed? I have friends that say this is totally normal and okay but I feel weird about it and can never actually rest to feel better if I do lay down

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Hi All, Currently I'm in KPMG as a consultant role with 11 CTC. Got offer from Capgemini for C1 level with 14.5 CTC (including 10% variable). Capgemini is offering the location which I prefer, and I'm also looking for long term. How will the work life balance in Capgemini and is it a good offer to accept. Pls provide your valuable suggestions.

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I am 38. What would be average title and salary? Manager? $150k TC

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What is the best tool to create a web based request form, which can then email the request to responsible folks? Client doesnt want to have a Word file template being emailed around.

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How do I lessen the resentment I feel towards associates who do subpar work, or take lots of vacation? Being more successful and making more money only goes so far.

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Posting in multiple bowls gor better reach. Looking for exit opportunities in product management roles and currently working in industry. I have relevant experience working in product development, go live and cross functional communications for airlines software/travel industry. Looking to connect with fellow fishes who are hiring for similar roles or have potential leads. TIA

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Looking to do cta any idea what type of salary ctas earn in consulting?

My counselor set up an hour long meeting for next week entitled "Catch Up". I'm expecting a promotion to SC...is this bad?

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MBB - What % of your company is super competent, great at managing others, and good natured? Do you ever feel like the people you work with are incompetent or bad at their job?

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Anyone got Autonomous working table/ seat? Good or not so good?

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If your project ends up failing (team fired/budget cut) or losing the client money, what do you put on your resume? Just your generic responsibilities?

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Fellow litigation associates, how long does it take you to review e-mails in a document production from the other side? For example, how long would you estimate to review 1000 pages of emails?

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Which companies do you think are the best ‘remote first’ employers?

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No I do not want to go to a freaking team dinner 2nite. Its 2days after a holiday and we're all exhausted and saying yes because we feel like we have to. Plz just let me workout and take my pants off.

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Why do D layoffs target newer people? I know of several people with great reviews + high utilization but less than 1 year tenure and were let go. Whereas some with several years of tenure but mediocre/good ratings still have a job.

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Is it possible to exit to FAANG from Financial Services consulting?

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Anyone here work at PwC in North America? Curious about the work culture and if there's anything to watch out for

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Is it normal for a company to ask for references? I have finished the final round of interviews, and now they are asking for them. I don’t want my current team to know I’m applying, so not sure how to handle it.

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Anyone know how it is working at Slack? Specifically the Denver office. Should I be concerned with their declining stock?

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Hey everyone, I am a current rising college senior coming from a no target school. Since my sophomore year, I’ve wanted to work at Goldman Sachs. Now that the applications are almost open for next year’s new analyst roles. I’m really interested in applying in their internal audit and risk division. Has anyone ever interviewed with GS or done their hirevue? I would love to hear some tips on how I can boost my chance of getting interviewed. Any tips would be greatly appreciated

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