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.
Had my first “freakout” today - didn’t cry or anything like that. Just word vomited all of the work-related reasons why I was stressed to the partner I work with. See below for questions
First time ever that my adversary is an insurance defense firm. Any tips, or resources you suggest I consult? Not sure how I understand how to negotiate particularly because there are multiple policies involved here. I don’t practice PI, so this circumstance is unusual.
They tell you that it's hard to take a pay cut, and you're like "yeah whatever, it's so much money either way" but it is really, really true -- it's a huge mental hurdle
What are your firms doing to support working parents during the pandemic?? We’re trying to find a way to support parents as they navigate e-learning and working at the same time.
FYSA: I got phished by a (fake) SFTP link sent from a valid email address belonging to OC in one of my cases. Stay vigilant: assholery abounds.
Actively seeking a new opportunity and I am slowly starting to feel discouraged due to lack of response. Anyone else having issues searching for employment right now?
Anyone know what the salary should be for a first year associate working at the biggest defense firm in Florida? I just got offered this month at a north Florida branch and not sure whether this is a good salary: $80k $12 per hour quarterly bonus after hitting 150 billable hours. I’ve heard some defense associates have a set quarterly bonus it doesn’t seem to be the case at this firm.
Partner, senior associate (of 15 years), and their families just video-chatted with me from a beautiful villa in Europe. Meanwhile, I'm at my desk staring at the computer screen. 🤦🏼♂️ Thanks?
I’ve been in litigation my whole career. How does one transition to in house counsel or corporate counsel in a company? Is the work life balance better than litigation like I assume it is?
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
The partner I work for gives me conflicting instructions or forgets his instructions, and then blames me for his unhappiness about a course of conduct I’ve taken in fulfilling his instructions. Cont’d
How do you deal with working with a partner who makes aggressive or impossible promises to clients that you then have to keep?
Looking to learn more about how others determine the correct cadence to advertise for evergreen requisitions or invitations to join a talent pool without over saturating the audience?
Does your company offer an insurance payout to employees who opt out of your insurance plan and if so how much? We do, however we think it’s too low of an offering and would like to increase it. We want it to be logical from a financial standpoint.
Most recent admin order from the Chief Admin of the NY Courts: https://nysba.org/app/uploads/2020/03/AO-71.pdf?utm_campaign=Membership&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85011967&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--SsGRrco-3de5IkOZCGR0weR0YiHjie_hQaWPVgb6FCDxqcJIpgM4i8CtAGXd6fyBZsyho4acIorpspQ33NeGRUopzDA&_hsmi=85011967
What's the answers recruiters look for when jumping ships? Obviously salary doesn't come at the top so let's rule that out. Your frustrations can look unimportant in the big picture; what did u do?
World you trade a C position (consultant) at the big 4 for a job at a hedge fund (Citadel type of fund)? Why/why not? (Salary levels are of high importance)
For those who switched firms, how did you handle the awkwardness of the process (asking people at your current company for references [is this something I should even do?], biting your tongue when leaders try to slot you in long-term projects/initiatives, taking PTO to interview and lying about what you did, etc)? Looking to switch firms soon and trying to see what I should do.
When your micro manage-y CD suggests we do design challenges everyday while we WFH so we stay busy... READ THE ROOM LADY, WE NEED TO LEARN SURVIVAL SKILLS!
Hey there, what is your experience on a salary increase in percent when upgrading from a senior consultant to a manager (preferably in Germany, management consulting at PwC, fixed salary without take off time for over time)
Do you think your counselor should perform classroom observations of at-risk children? Why or why not?
Is anyone else depressed by the ORM/URM world we live in? Would you be supportive of a demographic-blind admissions process, especially given the multitude of interesting backgrounds and successful experiences regardless of gender / racial / other identity?
🐠 Fam, I need your words of encouragement. Had to break off a toxic friendship and just found out my 🐶 has organ failure. I’m in the red with PTO and can’t take time off to deal. I am devastated. 😔
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?
Recently laid off and want to use this time to take some data analytics and visualization tool training (SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.) Any tips on free or reasonably priced courses?
If you’re certain you will be rolled off from a project because of poor performance, would it be better to preemptively ask to roll off ahead of the news coming?
I'm an EM doc and have 12 hours shifts, longer now with COVID. Have a dog and feel bad leaving the poor guy in the backyard. Would love any ideas for better options that aren't too pricey.
Here we go..the H1B circus starts again! Welcome back stressful weeks , emotional eating..it’s been a while 😢 #third&finalattempt #thirdtimeisacharm?🤷♀️
If I want to go M7 to get a shot at MBB (because my chance of getting into M7 is very slim as of now without a referral 😅), should I say that in my essay (particularly the “Why [M7] essay part?)
Anyone ever heard of someone being on maternity leave during the start of manager promotion year? Advice to mitigate the career impact?
Which consulting firms will help pay off your MBA post b-school even if you haven't worked there previously? Ex: Deloitte pays a certain percentage for MBA hires who haven't worked at Deloitte prev.