Considering a lateral position at Haynes and Boone in Dallas. Does anyone have any insight on the firm (culture, work load, partnership track, etc.)?
Haynes and Boone
I work in an open space layout. Other clerks talk all day and I cannot concentrate. I’ve asked them to stop and they refuse. How do I escalate this without starting a war ?
Controversial Opinion of the Week: Big Law isn’t that bad. Sure, there are times it means late nights. But it’s stimulating and you are paid a lot of money to do a job that isn’t rocket science. 🤷🏻♂️
Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
This is not going to improve the general reputation of lawyers. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-50757383
When you leave a firm, has any partner “as a friend” cautioned you against jumping around too much? This happened and I don’t know what to make of it.
Any advice for dealing with difficult judges? Obviously I don’t expect judge to agree with me on everything, but a few of them just make me want to pull my hair out.
Has anyone used the attorney mortgage loans to purchase a house? I’m considering them but wanted to weigh the pros/cons and get some first-hand opinions
Being a lawyer is like “if i can just get through this week i’ll be ok” but it’s every freaking week
2nd year at V5 -- I can tell this pace is not sustainable but I need to stick it out for a bit financially... how to avoid burnout?
Flash poll of Biglaw associates. What’s your estimate of the percentage of Biglaw associates that genuinely aspires to become AND REMAIN an equity partner in a Biglaw firm?
I couldn't find a community to executive search, so I decided to create one! If you're an exec search professional sitting awkwardly in this group because you couldn't find an exec search specific one, please join my bowl below and save me from myself. Whether you're at a SHREK, a boutique or anywhere in between, all are welcome to share wins, worries and woes.
Anyone else receive an email from their boss that is similar to the controversial Kirkland & Ellis email (google it if you don’t know)? If so, what did you make of it?
Thoughts on this from a legal standpoint? I've been wondering how the US Supreme Court will decide the employment discrimination cases for gay and trans employees on the basis of sex.
Any Illinois family law attorneys looking for help with pleading, motion or brief drafting? The contract attorney I work with is looking for more work. She's excellent! Comment with your email.
For those who have recently interviewed with Accenture’s Analytics practice how would you rate their recruitment process?
Looking into industry tax manager openings. Going to have an interview coming up for a tax manager and expecting a mix of technical and behavioral questions. What kind of technical questions were you asked before?
My H1B expires dec 31 2019 and am currently in the process of refilling. Current project runs through feb 2020 so immigration team recommended filing out of local Deloitte office and adding a new LCA
A word to recruiters out there: I got an email today letting me know a company passed on me, and even though it was clearly an automated email, the gratitude I felt for that simple act of decency overwhelmed me. That's how far your profession has sunk. Every candidate you ghost, especially after talking to them excitedly about a position, is a candidate who walks away from the experience thinking you and the company you represent are absolute trash. Please do better.
Applied for Visa transfer in premium mode. It’s been > 15 days and no response from USCIS.. has anybody been in this situation?
PSA when a Westin tells you they’re taking extra precautions and super cleaning everything they mean they aren’t cleaning anything, not changing out dirty washcloths from previous guests, and removing
I recommend an acquaintance (cousin of good friend) who worked in “private banking” at a reputable firm for an associate position in Corp banking industry group where I was also an associate (now VP).
How difficult is it to break into VC from a PM role at a Tier 2 tech company like LinkedIn, vs the MBB or Big Tech path? What’s the typical MBB exit these days after 2 years at the Associate/Project Lead equivalent levels?
Work from home has caused me to develop some bad habits. I start drinking at noon a lot of the time and finish a fifth of scotch by the time I go to bed.
As a Senior Manager with an MBA and 15 years experience in the regulatory/compliance space, is managing director a possibility?
Interviewed for a position and was confident I had it in the bag. It’s been a month with weekly follow ups from the Talent MGR telling me that I am one of the final candidates and to hang in there...
Upcoming interview with a CIO for a <5,000 person company. Core offering/product is SaaS in HR industry. Tips?
Does anyone have suggestions for making an election to the 'senior bonus'? (Early career investment bonus)
A fitness app you swear by? Beginner here without a set routine - Looking for one that’s engaging and helps me mix things up! Note - looking to get fit not bulk up.