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Not sure what the point of the gender affinity group is at my firm to be perfectly honest. We hear from the partners about how hard it was for them to come up, and nothing ever seems to change
Do juniors in big law typically foster strong partner relationships/have partner mentors? 2nd year at V50 and I’ve only worked directly for more senior associates on deals..(continued below)
Anyone else a graduating 3L without a job offer that’s scared beyond belief about the next year? I’m scared about affording rent/food when I might be unemployed in this recession...
How does one transition from a mid-sized (but respected) law firm to working in government? Graduated with honors from not T14.
What is everyone’s thoughts on the best case management software, preferably either with or compatable with document automation?
How are your companies handling employees wanting to work from anywhere (any US state) now that the remote situation is still ongoing (with no end in some cities)? Are you allowing it for a certain amount of days/months? It’s been the bane of my work existence lately!
Maybe we should get some stuff for dinner tomorrow night if we have a time we would like you guys would have something
What’s a good way to advocate for yourself as an employee? I struggle with how to make the work I’m completing/my efforts sound impactful.
I’m almost a third year associate, been with my firm since passing the Bar. I’m about to lateral to a new firm. Obviously super common. I have a great relationship with my MPs and really dread telling them. Any tips on how to rip the bandaid off in the easiest way other than being super gracious and just getting it over with?
Reading about tonight's FedSoc event with Brett Kavanaugh sponsored by Facebook. Feels straight out of a dystopian movie. Isn't Facebook supposed to be apolitical or did I miss something?
Classic problem: Sent a draft to a partner 2 weeks ago (deadline is next Fri.) I‘ll be on site inspections T/W/Th, is there a professional way to nudge him to review soon/avoid an emergency?
How many would agree that an associate’s protest to accepting a work assignment by a partner is insubordination?
Dear law firms: when your offices re-open, please allow jeans for at least a month. I’m not sure I fit my suits anymore and I need time to shed the 500 pounds I gained in the past 8 weeks. Thanks.
For those of you that pursued a healthcare-focused MBA, what did you feel you learned? I’m considering pursuing an MBA with a HC concentration to better understand the industry as a whole. The majority of my experience has been on the plan side, but I feel like I lack the holistic industry knowledge to understand how to develop better healthcare products and solutions.
Girlfriend: Booth MBA graduating in May. Background at a startup and blue cross as BA. Was planning to join a startup post grad but things fell through. Anyone know any consulting or internal jobs?
Has anyone flown on United's Polaris? Thoughts? Trying to see if it's worth using an upgrade certificate for a short flight.
Is it still worth putting money into a 401K if you're an expat and don't intend on retiring in the US, or even staying more than a few years? Are there major penalties for cashing in before retirement age?
Powerful read about the corruption, inequality and constant uphill battle that is working in the advertising industry. Especially for women and minorities. https://adaged.blogspot.com/2019/10/resignation.html?m=1
Talking to a high school careers class about advertising tomorrow. I’ve got Strategy careers covered but what should I tell them about account/creative/PM?
How important is title? Have good comp but honestly want better title. Tempted to take less pay for better title / opportunity at other firm. Just tired of catering to fickle partners who (cont.)
I hate the city I live in but I love my agency. Since we’ve been wfh for months (and it looks like the rest of the year) I want to ask if I can continue to work remote so I can move somewhere I’m happy. Thoughts on how to approach management?
What position do you come out at B4 and MBB post-MBA? Do they value previous exp or is that expected?
Hello! I’m looking to partner up with a black and/or lgbtq copywriter for the Young Shits brief. DM me if you’re interested :)
Anyone who take Metra from Dee road? Do they have parking meters to pay for parking? How does it goes? Appreciate ur responses.
Uber pool express just asked me to cross the highway to meet the uber on the other side just to have the driver turn around (he was coming down my side of the street anyway). Never using it again.