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I know this isn’t a job board but what the heck...anyone’s firm hiring remote securities attorneys? Older second year associate with 5 years of pre- law school and 5 years post-law school prior relevant experience. Most recently 1.5 years of traditional cap markets/securities law experience.

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Any intel on culture/reputation of Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP, particularly in California?

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Anyone have any hot takes on life as a transactional associate at Gibson Dunn? Bonus points if you have any insights into their real estate group.

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Anyone been fired for low performance as a young lawyer? How did you deal with it and move on?

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I already have the SHRM-SCP. . would it be a value add to go for the SPHR as well?

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Is reading through Fishbowl billable time?

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How much nonbillable time is too much? I’m a second associate at a midsized firm and I have 30-50 non billable hours each month. An associate at another firm told me this was really high. Thoughts?

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Anyone here work at PwC in North America? Curious about the work culture and if there's anything to watch out for

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Any tips on how best to draft an email asking for work from a partner who I haven’t worked with and who doesn’t know me? I’d like to get on their matters and want to craft an email that would actually get them to respond and be interested in giving me the work (as opposed to just acknowledging my interest and forgetting about it the next day).

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Can we stop attaching unpublished cases yet?

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Hoping to get my PHR in the next year or so. Outside of employer reimbursement, are there other opportunities for this to get funded? I know SHRM Foundation offers scholarships for the CP, but I am looking for PHR specific help. Thank you! :)

I’m looking for a screening tool that will assess a candidate’s proficiency with MS-Teams. Would anyone know if there is such a thing that exists?

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Any user feedback on hoteling software? Our team is looking at SpaceIQ and AgilQuest right now.

Any advice for someone looking to transition into a full HR Generalist role from Recruiting. I’m currently a Campus Recruiter with about 5 years of HR experience (Coordinator- Higher Ed). I received my PHR certification in September 2020 and sitting for my SHRM-CP in two weeks. I’m having a hard time transitioning into a full Generalist position.

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Top 10% in billable hours, got a below-market bonus. So annoyed

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I am a first year associate in Biglaw. I have been put on an improvement plan to increase my billable hours. My supervisors have commented that have not been getting work because I need to improve my efficiency. I am willing to do what it takes to improve but wonder how to improve my hours when no one seems willing to give me a second chance.

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I’m planning to buy the study materials for the SHRM-CP certificate through Amazon. What are the best ones to obtain?

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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

Curious about non-US attorneys: are you working the crazy hour weeks most of us in the US do? Or are your weeks closer to 40 hours? I hear a lot about the working hour caps, vacation requirements, etc in Europe/Canada. Curious if that flows into legal practice... or if it gets ignored. To clarify—I’m talking about BigLaw. I’m sure there are smaller firms with reasonable hours, the same exists in the US.

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So, I'm really curious, for those of us who aren't essential workers, how are you handling return to work? Phases? 50% capacity? Self Identifying disclosures? Sanitization stations?

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Really want to exit consulting, but all I have experience in is making PowerPoint slides for our cloud practice… Where should I look to apply? I don’t actually have any tech skills (besides the aws ccp) but I really want to leave consulting for something with better wlb.

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Working for MBB was my dream throughout undergrad. I just signed an offer for a role I am excited about at FAANG, but I can’t help but feel twinges of jealousy for people who are getting into MBB with the recent increase in experienced hiring. Please help me 🤦🏻‍♀️

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Accepted big four FT as campus hire after the summer internship junior year. my interests changed from 2 years ago when I was a junior. I realized I hate traveling/consulting..please advise 😭

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Currently interviewing with KPMG and D for experienced hire.Don’t mind traveling and the pay increase would be substantial at both. Any suggestions on which would be better long term growth in tech?

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Ultimate goal is to get into PE/VC but I have no prior experience & I don’t think I’ll get it anytime soon. I guess, what’s the value of an MBA if you can’t pivot into this space without prior exp. ?

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Do any of you use Uber Eats or Door Dash regularly? Any tricks for not having the fees nearly double your cost? I live alone and have a car. I have a hard time justifying the spend unless I'm sick.

Professionals that moved / transferred to NYC (let’s pretend normal times), is the work culture as intense as it seems? How is it compared to where you moved from?

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Are consultants at MBB allowed to trade individual stocks? Or are they limited to mutual funds only? For example, can someone at McKinsey buy AAPL?

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What questions do they usually ask in a global entry interview?

What’s the best way to spend Amex points?

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Sweatpants are getting all the attention but has anyone worn skinny jeans since WFH began?

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Question on PERM - my employer plans to file for the future position. Do I need to be in that position at the time of PERM filing or at the time I get the GC (~2 yrs from now, country current). Been hearing conflicting things on this.

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Looking for personal finance book recommendations. Have read Dave Ramsey but looking to branch out and read something by a widely-respected authority in the finance world. A friend recommended “I Will Teach You to Be Rich” but idk. TIA!

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What’s good at 215 McCann in SF? What’s the culture like? Happy with the work and creative leadership?

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Has anyone taken one of those online executive courses, like the Harvard Extension School offers? Looking to use my $5k of tuition reimbursement and already have an MBA. Worth it? Best programs?

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Hello Deloitte 🐠 any tips on questions / things to prepare for before having a partner interview?

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Is 82.5K a good salary for new grad in nyc in industry? With everyone in strategy consulting and ib I feel like I am “behind”.

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Is it so absurd to have not said “I love you” to your SO after about 9 months of dating? Asking for my mother...

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