What is everyone’s thoughts on the best case management software, preferably either with or compatable with document automation?
Maybe we should get some stuff for dinner tomorrow night if we have a time we would like you guys would have something
What’s a good way to advocate for yourself as an employee? I struggle with how to make the work I’m completing/my efforts sound impactful.
I’m almost a third year associate, been with my firm since passing the Bar. I’m about to lateral to a new firm. Obviously super common. I have a great relationship with my MPs and really dread telling them. Any tips on how to rip the bandaid off in the easiest way other than being super gracious and just getting it over with?
Reading about tonight's FedSoc event with Brett Kavanaugh sponsored by Facebook. Feels straight out of a dystopian movie. Isn't Facebook supposed to be apolitical or did I miss something?
Classic problem: Sent a draft to a partner 2 weeks ago (deadline is next Fri.) I‘ll be on site inspections T/W/Th, is there a professional way to nudge him to review soon/avoid an emergency?
How many would agree that an associate’s protest to accepting a work assignment by a partner is insubordination?
Dear law firms: when your offices re-open, please allow jeans for at least a month. I’m not sure I fit my suits anymore and I need time to shed the 500 pounds I gained in the past 8 weeks. Thanks.
What are some good books to read while indefinitely stuck at home? Fiction or non-fiction, law or non law. Just finished reading East West Street and Just Mercy, which were excellent.
In my second year of private practice and I am worried/nervous AF all the time about deadlines etc. Does that ever stop or do you all just learn to ignore it?
Anyone have any crazy summer associate or general associate stories that happened at your firm? I’m reminscing haha
Okay...here goes: I’m not sure if I just want to leave my firm or private practice altogether? For those of you who have contemplated leaving private practice, how did you finally come to realize that that was really what made sense for you, as opposed to just switching firms?
What are some of the reasons most lawyers are unhappy? Or is this just a running joke that has no merit?
Need moral support and stamina: writing supp brief for a judge who refuses to understand the law. judge is hell bent on refusing to understand a complex case, has a 3rd grade mindset. Prayers plz.
Hi moms! I’m a week shy of starting my new job, which is 100% remote. I’ll be agency side on the strategy team. As some background, I was laid off back in March and have been home with my babies for 6 months. They are 2.5 and 11 months. Looking for any and all advice for working from home in general, as a mom, and reentering the workforce. TIA!
In your opinion, what can agencies do to make racial diversity in management and corporate leadership positions a priority?
DT has great technology, but lack benefits. For example, requesting PTO with a signed paper form, no sick days, no holiday party, no July 4th week off. Are benefits better at EY?
Trump in rampage mode - scraps TPP, freezes federal hiring and cancel federal funding for NGOs that perform abortions. What next?
I think leveraging an offer to get more money is the worst. Now your bosses know you want to leave, you are the fist option during layoffs and you look like an ass the other company.
What are some typical things that young male consultants wear? Feel like I've seen everyone of them wear crazy socks
I am contemplating quitting at the end of the school year. The stress is too much. I have no clue what else I may want to do. Suggestions? Work at home ideas are bonus!
going through a situation that got me curious. Obviously many factors go into a business succeeding or failing, but is there a resource that shows a correlation btwn IT spend and success/failure?
London 🐠, can I survive on 50k pounds? 1 wife, no kids. Would like to live not far from the office
EY exit process: assuming they pay for PTO days but are there qualifiers? Also, is exit interview on the last day with any documentation to sign?
Can one be political and not vicious? Well meaning peers have suggested I need to supplement my strong competency based image with good political game. I feel like I’m just an honest hard working person and don’t want to undermine anyone else. Prefer if you could add views on gender where possible
If you go into PE, what exactly do you do? I understand the industry but what does a post MBA role look like?
What’s the role of project management in your agency? Same for creative and digital/development services?
I have OCD, ADHD and Tourette’s. Open floor plans are destroying my mental health. Is there any way to avoid them and stay in advertising? Or do I just need to leave the industry?
On the beach currently and just got an exit offer that I'm going to accept.. should I just keep to myself, stay on the beach, and give in my 2 weeks after I pass the background screening?
Full time MBA 🐠 - how did you save up for it/manage during? Did you work? Seriously considering FT, but can’t get past having no paycheck for two years and adding to my student debt.
So normally an S&O consultant but I did an online training on a hot technology. I have a check in next week with someone sr in my practice on my progress and goals. How do I nicely say I picked it up because of a dry pipeline and to survive but have no interest in pursuing this area long term?