Junior associate here with very little work. I reached out to the assigning partner, but I haven’t heard back. I’m struggling to motivate myself to seek out more work by talking to other partners or coming up with ideas for articles and other non-billable work. Instead I find myself reading books, watching movies, and generally just kicking back and enjoying the free time. That said, I feel guilty that I’m not working a ton like I used to. I’m also worried that my lack of pro activity when it
Have there been layoffs/rescinded job offers, etc. due to current situation? Please comment below. (My firm is larger, no layoffs ... yet).
Any thoughts on the best certifications to get in order to help move forward? I have considered the CCP from World at Work, but it’s fairly pricey to get by the time you wrap up everything. I was looking at both SHRM-CP and SPHR. Everyone that I have spoken to has the SHRM, but that’s also only looking at individuals in a small geographic footprint and within 3-4 different companies. I was hoping to get some thoughts on this from others? Thanks
CA Law question. What are you doing with arbitration agreements? Interested to hear from everyone, and from securities industry too! We didn’t hire since January, but want to start next year, and the whole AB 51 thing is confusing.
What are the top 5 questions you want a firm to answer when considering a lateral move being brought in as a partner. Why are the answers to those questions important to you?
Are any of your companies tying compensation to DE&I metrics? If yes, how’s it working? Has it changed the needle? Why it why not?
We have a lot of inexperienced managers and leaders throughout the company. I wanted to propose bringing on a L&D leader who has experience creating long-term curriculums for managers and executives. For those that have a management training philosophy, who runs it and how often,m?
Hi HR community! Anyone have a good “huddle” program they put in place, to surround high potential, high performers? Want to make sure my program encompasses best practices out there.
I took and passed NY bar in 2016, which was the UBE exam. From what I understand from reading online, most states only let you transfer the score for 3-4 years after you took the exam? So I would have to retake the bar exam completely in another state?
What are some nice things you can do for your legal assistant? To show your appreciation, or to make their job easier?
After working as TA for the past 2 years in my first ever HR job, I have Been thinking about looking for my next stage in my HR career. I was wondering what would you recommend me doing in this search, as other then these 2 years I don’t have experience or certifications?
I have an associate who always looks like a “hot mess”. Hair disheveled, tied up on top of her head, looks like she just literally rolled out of bed. We are a small firm in a small town. I have tried to talk with her before and still the same result. Any advice on how to deal with it?
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?
Can I ask my senior associate if I’m doing an okay job? For context, we’re on several matters together and I want to correct any mistakes WHILE we’re working together, not ask about them after.
What is average raise for a senior in Mid West area during a non promotion year. If you can specify senior 1, 2 or 3 along with percent raise that would helpful.
Haha!! Wish it were really funny. Not A Joke: The Trump Admin Hired A Dog Breeder to Run Its Coronavirus Task Force
This is regarding Amazon. Any recommendation on maximum how many applications can I apply or rather should I apply? Applying for Senior Technical Program Manager role. There are lot many. Should I apply for all as requirements are same for all?
If I get a CFA but have zero experts in investing or portfolio management, will the Charter, alone, get me a job? If so, what would my expected salary be? I’m 40 yrs old with 14 yrs of public sector Defense Budget experience making $102K now for a Big 4.
Looking for suggestions for house plants (two or three varieties) that look good, don’t attract insects and worms, hardy, and low maintenance (don’t need daily watering). Now that WFH is here for some part of 2021, I wanted to bring some plants to my home office. Pictures of your own home office plants are also much appreciated. TIA!
Advice on how to start CFE? I gotta become a member first, but then what? And approximately how long did it take to study for while working?
@Slalom folks - are you happy w/benefits package at your firm? What are the PTO, sick day, maternity/paternity policies? Also is it true you're expected to be in office if you're on the bench?
75,000 marriott points for 5 nights in 5 star hotel in south east asia or $160 for 5 nights in a decent 3 star hotel?
Hi All, I have 5+ years of work ex with a consulting firm in NY and my total TC was around 180k. But I quit my job last month due to terrible work life balance. Fortunately I received a new offer at Amazon of Program Manager in Seattle with a total comp of 120k. I am confused if I should accept it or of it is too much of a step down. Thoughts?
Hi PwC IFS peeps! I have a friend who is applying to an IFS role. What are chances on successfully negotiating a sign on bonus?
What is the best walk-in center in NYC to test for infection of covid19? Asking for a friend, she’s not feeling well.
Data scientist looking to exit to industry because I’ve been staffed on general consulting projects and D isn’t letting us leave anything billable. Machine learning / AI specialty - anyone know of good companies hiring? Masters and 2 YOE, Europe based
I recently switched to industry and struggling to find my place in the Boys Club. There are barely any women in relevant positions ... I see the guys (mostly ex MBB) high fiving each other. When I join the group they get silent. They also try to put all work on me. I feel they regard me as 2nd tier bc I come from big4 ... same time they cannot answer any of my questions properly. Can any of you share tactics that worked for you? Any advice is appreciated, can also provide more context if needed!
Unassigned for the next 6 weeks, but I'm booked 8 months straight after that. How many days a week do you think I can work from home without telling anyone? No one ever checks on me.
Looks like market is going down again, lost 2k out of my 401k in a week. Do you guys think we’ll hit the bottom soon?