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Does anyone have any insight on Lyft’s legal department? (Litigation & Risk - 100% remote)

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What types of non-entry level exit opportunities are available to senior associates at BigLaw firms (i.e., working for a firm)? I know Knowledge Managment attorneys are on the rise, but any stories of people making the switch to Director of Professional Development or other positions like that? Any idea of compensation for these types of roles? Did you approach your own firm first or lateral elsewhere?

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I’m getting ready for my first telephonic Case Management Conference as a first year associate. I’ve never been “in front” of a judge before. I received some training and I look forward to the experience, but I’m a little nervous about having to speak in front of the judge. I know the case, but I’m afraid I’ll freeze and make a fool of myself. Any advice re: court calls, courtroom etiquette, or stories about your first times in front of judges?

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How to explain your hours to people? I've noticed friends can get upset/judgy when I can only do late nights/my family feels offended when I have to do some work during visits. "It's just a job" 🤦

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Did you start to enjoy practicing law after you had a few years of experience under your belt? I’m a second year in IP litigation and I hate how stressful everyday feels. It’s not as fulfilling as I expected it to be so far. I keep trying to convince myself I’ll enjoy it more once I feel somewhat competent.

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Hi all, any telecom fish in the bowl? I recruit account executives for Comcast Business in California (SF Bay Area, Sacramento, Fresno). Message me if you're interested! Happy to connect you with recruiters for other areas in the western U.S. too.

General review of Kirkland Century City? Culture? Specifically M&A/PE.

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Has anyone moved over from a gen lit group at a firm to in-house? Wondering how that move happens, though I understand it’s tougher than if one was working in corporate or even employment.

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Been in biz dev/inside sales for ~3 years. Looking to make a career change to less customer facing roles. Seems like I’m not qualified for anything else. Any recommendations on other career routes?

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Does anyone here regret going to law school or law in particular?

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Transportation and Warehouse OHSA cases of lost days from work, what is a bad number to have? OSHAs last work injury summary says 2.1 per 100 employees.

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Does your firm have regular mandatory social events outside of work hours? Mine just started doing this and I hate it. I’m missing time with my family and just feels like more work. Is it weird to just want to go to work and do my job and go home? I already work all the time, now I need to hang out with my coworkers during my precious free time?

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I’m studying for the SHRM-CP with the Mometrix (study guides, online course, and flash cards), however I’m super overwhelmed with all of the information. What are some best practices to ensure I grasp all of the concept ? Any advice would be much appreciated!!!

Curious, has anyone left their toxic firm in a blaze of glory and informed HR the real reasons they were leaving? I am one foot out the door with my firm and I already know I will be labeled as problematic because everyone that has left has been labeled the same way. Firm can’t retain attorneys and has very high turnover rate. In the end I will likely bite my tongue and only discuss salary reasons because my legal market is small. Hoping to live vicariously through one of you brave souls.

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Throwing myself out there… is anyone on here looking to fill a SaaS BDR/SDR role? I don’t have direct experience in SaaS but I have worked in the tech space as a Business Analyst. I also have 5 years in sales/operations for a manufacturing startup. I am looking to break into SaaS Sales and start from the bottom. I am goal oriented and love a good challenge. I appreciate any leads or information anyone could pass my way. I am located in the North East (Southern Maine).

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I feel like I should know this but why do some senders of emails also put themselves in copy? What’s the benefit of looking for an email in an inbox vs sent mail?

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I will be starting a new position in Jan as a HRBP for Amazon. Anyone who held the same or similar role can offer tips that would be appreciated! (This will be my first HR position)

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Why is it so hard to find a remote HR position? I have my SHRM-SCP, my MBA and over 10 years of experience being an HR Manager.

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Hey friends, if anybody wants to study for the AWS cloud cert and form a study group! Im down!

Hope everybody is having a productive week thus far, keep soaring high!

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Hi everyone, I was laid off 1 month ago from my company. Can anyone refer me to any open Recruiter/Talent Acquisition roles? I have 4 years full cylcle experience in pharma industry. Happy to send my resume to anyone who would be kind enough to point me in the right direction. Thanks

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Considering an offer with Oliver Wyman as an associate (outside of FS). Have a few questions:
1. How's WLB?
2. How much are you traveling these days? Is it expected to pick up in the coming months?
3. With the potential economic downturn, has OW typically had big layoffs?
4. What kind of exit opportunities are typical if folks choose not to stay past the EM stage?

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How much cash does one need in a brokerage to sell naked puts?

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Taking my SHRM-CP exam on Friday. Any advise from those who have taken the exam?

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What do you think if my contract says 90 day notice? Is it required? Does it seem reasonable? So if I put in notice today I’m there until February 1st?

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Who is partner one?

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Transitioning from experienced ICU RN to Plastic Surgery/aesthetic RN. Any input on pay (specific to North Carolina) and recs on educational resources? Thank you :)

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What are the best foods to help with anxiety/depression? Which ones are the worst?

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Looking for a flatmate (male) for a 2bhk apartment in Riverdale heights,kharadi, Pune. Rent is 15k per head. Please DM if interested

Been at my agency for 9 months - should I ask for a performance review?

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For those looking to exit consulting, would you accept an industry role where the HM is an ex-consultant? Why/why not?

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I recently accepted an offer to join a firm next Fall. I was wondering if the firm would rescind my offer if I don’t complete my second major(not related to the job role/function) because I realized that I would have to overload in courses for my spring semester.

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A couple of BT greats going head to head tonight 🤨

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What sites do you use to do research on start-ups?

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Is the USA CMA good opportunity to grow my career

What’s a good dinner spot for a group of 20 where we could get our own section to move around and mingle before sitting for dinner? Somewhere in/near financial district.

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Does anyone have experience working with Even Up?

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Does anyone have a great photographer they can recommend for a good headshots ? Please share any links to recos or gallery if you’ve got any

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Who has higher hierarchy a physician or a nurse practitioner director? It is possible that the nurse practitioner director be the boss of a physician? Or at least act like one? I’m not referring to more complex office visits but to the point where the physician is pretty much doing all the job! Especially when the company is short staffed

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In your firms, do your hours ever get cut by the partners? If so, why/what are the reasons? Or do your clients cut your time? How often do either of these happen?

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