Any POC attorneys who feel they are held to higher standards than their non-minority peers? How have you navigated that and not let it get you down that you have to work harder to be taken seriously?
Anyone else really over seeing these JDs fussing about the online bar exam? I mean, it's delayed (extra time is extra time...the rest of us had until the end of July), plus it's online. I remember the pure fear I had walking into the testing location. At least there is some solace in knowing you're in your own space. Thoughts?
How do you communicate with employees who don't want to wear masks? Unbelievable to me people still have issues grasping this need.
I’ve seen podcasts on successful practice, legal tech, leaving law for other careers, other timely topics, but none dedicated to authentic convos re how hard it is to be human in this field...(cont’d)
Hey. For people who’ve moved laterally, how did you deal with the request for references from your current employer?
Anybody have any experience taking the Georgia Attorney’s Exam? I’m sitting for it in February and wanted to hear others’ experiences with studying and sitting for it
With regards to bonuses, at 2100 hours/yr, the firm I have an offer with offers bonuses 2x yearly. Does this mean going above and beyond, or hitting target hours as it sounded? I’d assume above/Beyond
It's so hard to know whether to make a down payment when partnership is two years away and a big question mark..
5th year associate. Nearly all my law practice experience is litigation. I am looking to transition from litigation to transactional work. What can I do to help myself transition to another area of law. Take a bunch of CLEs, attend events, do pro Bono work etc. (Specially looking to transition to comercial real estate transactional work). I do have an LLM in real property development so I have exposure to CRE
My day has arrived. Today, I, a Tech Advisory Consultant, was smacked by a surprise afternoon layoff call. I was assured my PA review was nowhere near bottom 5%, but the machine of Accenture has inscrutable ways of determining High Performance. All ends are beginnings,
I've never used any dating/Hookup apps BUT am moving to a new city and looking to hop every single one 🤷🏽♂️😉. Any Pro tips?
Best agency names resulting from imaginary mergers? So far I've come up with: 72andGrey, HavaCarrot, HugeSpaceship, and CriticalMother
I hate giving presentations. Any tips for feeling (or at least looking) comfortable and confident?
New gig. Practice lead. NYC. VP still. $200k. Thoughts? I interviewed for other positions that were $190k but SVP with less responsibility.
To be “gold standard" utilized you need to be at or above 130% as a staff/senior. Good bye raises!!
If I got laid off a month ago, should I disclose that on my resume? I’m inclined to keep the “- present”, and explain my leaving of the firm later in the interview process
I've been with this company a year and would like to transfer to another office. Tips/suggestions on initiating this process? I am so burned out on the current client/work and have no growth opps here