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Any strategies or resources you could recommend for getting rid of the dreaded annual performance review (or at least lessening the dread) and creating a more effective year round performance feedback system? Our review is currently tied to our end of year bonuses and merit increases, so not sure I could get rid of it entirely. This would be for hourly and management employees, all working on-site.
I’m mid-level in my HR career at my current company and an upcoming Master’s graduate. Studying for my SHRM-CP too. How did you make the transition to that next level? What skills do you need, or is it really just based on YOE (I am the youngest compared to my teammates, many who have 10+ YOE)? I feel like career pathing is not very clear at my company. Each time I ask for guidance on this from my manager, I get told they’ll look into it.... would love some external mentorship and thoughts 🙏🏼
Im really struggling. Every day I'm on the verge of a complete mental breakdown. I'm always working, yet I'm always behind on hours. I feel like I'm digging deeper and deeper in the hole with no end in sight. I know firm life is not for me, but I need the money and don't want a gap in my resume. Im thinking I want to go in-house, but it could be a year before the right job comes along. I'm just so tired. I don't know if I can hold out that long. Anyone facing a similar situation or have advice?
You’re constantly showing up for everyone else, but who’s showing up for you? I started an initiative to coach HR/people leaders because I know what it’s like to be doing all the things for everyone else with little support or focus on your own well-being, growth and development. It’s a lonely game! I’d be delighted to create the space to make you a priority. Would love to offer a free session, or simply connect: https://www.chrisrollins.me/peopleleaders.
Looking for advice on project management software or tools for HR consulting. Our firm doesn’t have anything that is standard or used at all, and while some of us are starting to venture into using Microsoft Teams, I feel like there are so many tools out there and we could be doing things way more efficiently. We work in small client teams (1-3 team members per client usually) and it’s a mix of strategy, tactical, and outsourced HR work. Any suggestions?
Which books would you recommend to a product counel for tech startup about strategy, management, and leadership?
Hey guys! Our teammate is going through a pretty tough time, I wasn’t sure if this would be appropriate to post, but seeing as though this is a sales group, and my man Braxton is a sales beast... I thought I could try posting and apologize later. If you can give please do, if you can share please, if you can pray please, please do. We’re so close to getting his expenses covered, and after all he’s done to show up to our team.. I’m trying to show up to him in my fullest capacity. Thank you!!
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
I’m a 2016 grad making $120k in a small to mid-size regional firm. I’m based in Nashville. My firm’s management is trying to survey other small to mid-size regional firms to get a feel for where the comp is now, especially in light of the big law increases that are making headlines, and to see just how far below market we may have fallen. Any additional data points from smaller regional firms (especially if you have a presence in Nashville or across the SE) would be appreciated! TIA
How soon is too soon to be preparing for a lateral move? I did my 1L summer internship in a niche area of securities law, loved it, took courses on it. I decided I wanted to explore securities law a little more broadly and not to pigeonhole myself. The firm I’m at is great—doing sec lit—but has zero work in that niche area that I liked. I’m afraid that I am passing on a passion, and I don’t want to get too “old” for a firm to take me on if I have zero experience in a specialty area. Advice? Thx
Does anyone have a dashboard or excel template for turnover/attrition where data can be easily “dumped” in for a beautiful display? TIA!
How are the in-house attorneys fairing right now? Any layoffs or pay reductions happening like in most firms?
Good morning, I work for Solugenix placing top notch candidates at companies throughout the US. I just started at Solugenix so anyone who needs any assistance either finding a job or looking for candidates please let me know. Thanks and have a great day.
What is it like to work as a real estate lawyer? I’ve done 4 years of plaintiffs personal injury, I’d like to try something new. Don’t want billable hours. Any thoughts? (Also other types of law suggestions are welcome)
How long, on average, did it take you to study before you could pass the PHR/SPHR exam? Did you think it was worth it?
What’s the most petty thing you’ve seen a firm do to an attorney who is lateraling out? Mine just revoked my renewal paperwork and payment for 2021-22 bar dues, even though they’ve already submitted it I’ll still be an employee when they’re due (7/1). Money’s not the issue. They can dock the $400 from my final check for all I care. The administrative hassle is the petty part, and it’s so inconsequential that it genuinely made me chuckle. I don’t even blame them. Kinda respect the hustle tbh.
Need to define diverse talent metrics to create a scorecard. Challenge is that the available data is based on opting in/out of self identification, that data point can change dramatically YOY. Any recommendations on metrics and scorecard?
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
Are firm holiday party's always formal? Ours has been formal in the past but was always at formal venues. This year it's at a fratty-ish bar so really dressy would seem weird
Just got word I got my 3rd raise of the year (2.5 YOE, 24). Started 2020 making $60K, starting 2021 making $78.5K. I know this isn't a lot comparatively to other posts, but holy shit. Unless I was wildly underpaid to begin with, why am I able to have 3 raises in one year?
What is the average salary bump to jump ship to industry for a senior in tax? 20%, , 25%? In a HCOL city.
Happy busy Monday Tax Bowls! 😘 I got 4 senior tax associate offers from small, medium and 2 of the big fours ( EY and Deloitte). Please see details below and tell me. what would you do if.... 🧑🏼🦽🐥 1- Currently working at upper tier public accounting firm as an experienced associate.🦂 2- End goal is to be a partner.🦋🦋🦋 3- Big four Deloitte had layoffs during pandemic?/EY has people oriented? 4- Small firm less hours?/ more money?/ no branding?
Odd question, but I’m starting a new job in a few days. Am I able to use the private medical insurance at my new company straight away? Or do I have to wait for probation period to finish?
PwC Advisory fishes: would us be able to apply for green card through the company? I have some friends in the tech industry got their green card one year out of UG
I got emailed by a recruiter last week and suddenly found myself scheduled for an interview with Deloitte Federal for their Analytics/Data Science Manager position. There are three 30 minute interviews scheduled with a principal, then a technical and behavioral interview. Can someone tell me about the technical interview at Deloitte Federal? Is this mostly about going over some of my analytics work in the past from a technical view, or some type of a case study?
BCG 🐠 At what YOE level can I get into BCG at the Consultant level without an MBA? I have 3 years at Big 4 and 1 year as PM at a tech co. Interviewed for Senior Associate last year
Anyone in BOS?! 25 F!!
First world problem: got upgraded from 10A to delta comfort 5B. Not interested in the free drinks and food, just want to sleep against window. Agent says can't change bc still having comp sys issues
Want to treat my mom to a long weekend trip; any SPG beach reccs for somewhere easily accessible from east coast? I have been to a couple in PR already. Anything fit this profile in S America?
Hello Teammates Hope you and your families are doing well.. Would need any of your help here Am actively looking out for opportunities in the Service Management and Project Management area Total YOE 11.5 Relevant for SM 11 years Relevant for PM 5 years Request you to kindly refer or help in any means I am need of an immediate job change Thank you in advance AOI : Service Management, Operations Management, Vendor Management, Project Management ITIL,CSM certified kindly help
Consulting work life balance is simply taking a toll on me! Is it true that industry jobs have more work life balance than a big 4 consulting? I like my work but I am working for long crazy hours and also over the weekends (pay isn’t justified at the same time)
I am interested in switching to Product Management for a tech company but not ready to jump ship yet. Currently I am a Advisory Senior Associate and have the opportunity to take on a Project Manager role at my current tech client. This is not where I want to take my career but I will do it if it may increase my chances of breaking into Product in near future. Would having such on my resume/gaining this experience help? Do recruiters looks for this? Thanks in advance.
Father’s Day suck for anyone else out there? My dad is alive, but we aren’t currently communicating. I’m in therapy, trying to be a better parent than I was taught to be by my father. I see all of these posts about “Daddy’s girls” and I can’t relate. Everything I’ve accomplished in life has been despite the messages I got from him (not thin enough, not cool enough, not talented enough), certainly not because of any encouragement or support. I miss the father I never had.
All the standard tax standard shelters are fully funded (401k, ira, hsa, 529). What is the best practice for additional long term savings? Assuming I’ll stay in salaries consulting for next few years
Year end meetings for most groups at KPMG tomorrow and things expected to be very tight promotion wise.