Fish & Richardson Discussions
What are everyone’s thoughts on sending a letter expressing thanks to the partners you worked under after you’ve resigned? What are some things you’d include?
What would you be doing if you weren’t in law?
Has anyone self- trained for SPHR or SHRM? Without purchasing the SHRM study guide? How did you decide between SPHR or SHRM SCP?
If an employee in CA is eligible for paid FMLA leave but does not get paid for a 10 day leave- where can the employee go to try to recover that amount. Is there a government agency that can help?
ERC HR Specialist for Amazon … what level is this at Amazon and what’s the pay and is this considered at Corporate level ?
Any fish working in the Department of Labor as a litigator/trial attorney? Just applied for an open position and I’d like to pick your brain!
Thoughts on PHR/SPHR/SHRM-CP certs? I have approximately 9 years of HR exp and my bachelors and MBA. Been debating on whether or not I need to fulfill my urge to get a certification. Wanted to get some thoughts around whether you have a similar background and opted to or opted to not get their certification? Thanks!
After giving your two weeks notice, how many hours did you bill per day? My motivation to do anything is very low… what’s the minimum I can bill and still leave with a semi-positive relationship with the partner?
Got an offer at an Am200 law firm for a position in Commercial Lit for the same salary I’m receiving now at an Am200 ID firm. The firm I’m at has a mid year and year end bonus evaluation whereas the other only has a year end bonus evaluation. Need help figuring out what other things I should be looking out for/ asking the firm before making a decision. First year and first gen who needs help!
Anybody Apple employees can help get some discount on the purchase of 14 Pro in Canada? If anyone has other means of getting discount for Apple 14 Pro, do let me know.
Does anyone have a name for what I'm looking for? Essentially, I'm looking for a resource to give to clients that really need to assess their current benefits and pay structure (and pay equity) in comparison to other organizations in the market and to provide the results and a roadmap of how to get where they need to be in order to retain and attract talent. Something like an HR Turnaround Consultant but I'm sure there is a better name?
Has anyone bought/ done the HRCI Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion in HR Management? I already have my PHR, but I’m looking to gain more knowledge/skills and beef up my resume. Is it worth doing? The course is $239 and you get 12 Recert credits with it.
Seeking admission in the 3rd dept ny. How long does c&f take? I’ve heard 3-5 months? Really hoping we can do it in 3.
It’s my sister’s wedding in April, and I’d like to take a week off. How far along should I inform partners i work with? Noone can predict at the moment if there will be submissions on any of our matters. However, the wedding is not “movable”. The dates are confirmed. What/how much information should I give the partners?
Mid level associate at a big firm and interested in picking up a side hustle. Is doing research or something on Upwork worth it/ethical? Any other side hustle ideas or things that you are involved in?
What’s a practical gift for someone starting law school? Any suggestions are much appreciated!
Please share pros and cons of being an HRG. Any great companies to target in LA area? Looking to move from TA to HRG.
So sick of my job (I’m a junior commercial litigator) but the local market is taking a crap and I can’t find a new one. Can’t get enough hours here either. How do I keep my spirits up?
Ok I have an interview tomorrow and like to be prepared so I have a notebook where I’ve written relevant experiences and accomplishments. Would it look unprofessional to being my notes and reference them doing the interview? I can get so nervous and lose my train of thought so I just feel this will help keep my answers on track and focused on relevant information.
I'm currently working as PMO Analyst and i have 3.5+ years of experience. In next few months 4 years will be completed and still suffering with the salary.
I'm eagerly looking for the job change and request your help on refering or suggesting myself for the same.
@microsoft my spouse is starting a new job at Microsoft and want to buy him swag. How can I find some or buy something new off someone? The Microsoft merchandise store has a steep shipping price
If you're a woman and child-free, do you have regrets?
Cards on the table: I do! I'm 38, with a family history of natural pregnancies up to 50. I.e.: no bio reason why I couldn't still opt to get pregnant.
But, also: my family tree is, basically, cancer, heart attack under 30, psychiatric basket case and congentital heart defect galore.
I'm a minor statistical miracle here. And, knowing my math, I won't have kids.
Still, it hurts. Happy for friends having babies. But I wish I could, too!
Fellow EY Fishes - is anyone here have the investments in other countries (specially India). I got the independence email telling me I need to get rid of my mutual fund investments and I am not ready to do so. What are the options that I would have .. any guidance is appreciated. TIA
Getting ready to do some bond buying for a local bank. Came up with a consultancy fee of $100/hr for research & purchase, plus 15bps fee down to 7bps over 10mm. Thoughts?
Between an Apple and a Samsung phone which has the best camera quality. My sisters old Samsung phone takes better pics than my iPhone 8. Perhaps newer iPhones take better pictures so I would love your thoughts. For good camera quality which phone would you advice I buy?
when Work >>> Life 😅
Offer from Deloitte USI: 14L fixed + 10% Variable
Offer from EY GDS: 15.5L + 10 % Variable
Is EY GDS better or equivalent to Deloitte USI in terms of work culture and salary/perks?
Which one I should join?
Rate this outfit. It will work well on warm skin tones, rectangle, inverted triangle and apple shapes, and ofc hourglass figures. If you’re petite, wear 2-3” heel boots. The sweater is to be worn French-tucked.
Is there a MBB consultant or ex-consultant that would do a practice case with me and give me a valuable feedback? 🙏🏻
Deloitte has now changed the GC policy (again, 3rd time in the last 2 years). The tenure criteria has been lowered to One Year now.
Argentina fans gathering anywhere for the game?
Awe it is that time of year again. When I want to curl up into a ball in the corner of my closet and cry about how somewhere along the way... I made a massive mistake. 😜
How is the 2nd technical round in @nasdaq ? What types of questions we can expect in this round for a 8 yrs experience candidate?Nasdaq #java #spring
Is it worth it to buy a house in what is essentially the middle of nowhere? The price is unbeatable, but it’s far away from the nearest town by about an hour.
After 3 years of freelancing, I just landed my first in-house journalist job!! I’m so happy!