Favorite easy Thanksgiving recipes? I was asked to bring a side dish for my family's meal and have this evening only to plan, shop, and cook. Easily-transportable please (no soups). Thanks fam!!
I past the CA bar and still waiting for my moral character evaluation result. After 6 months of my submission, I received an email requesting for more info about my past employment termination (my first job). Does anyone know how much details we should provide? Below is the request: (PS: termination was unfair but I don’t want to get into arguments with old employer) • A detailed narrative explaining the events and/or circumstances leading up, during and through your termination from Xxx.
Honestly it's pretty frustrating to deal with all the lawyer jokes... this is an honorable profession where people still care about service
Highly stylized example of my typical interaction with two partners in my firm (follows in the comments).
“If I’ve been in the office for 10 hours and I haven’t billed at least ___ hours, I’m going to be a little bit annoyed.”
Productivity apps that have kept you together if you have to manage/keep track of your cases? All tips on creating efficient schedules are welcome.
Is suing your firm for discrimination career suicide even if you have plenty of proof egregious discrimination/harassment has occurred?
Any insight into how someone moves from biglaw to USAO or DOJ? Is it a “who you know” thing or do people get hired from job postings? Is it really competitive for big markets? When is the right time?
Advice needed. We have a paralegal who thinks she’s a lawyer. I mean she’s really delusional but she gets most of the work we don’t want to do done so I try not to burst her bubble. (cont.)
Real Question: has anyone been body shamed or been treated differently based on the way you look? I feel like I’m starting to see it at my firm and want to know if this is common.
Anyone in this profession actually like their job and live a fulfilling life? All of these posts are giving me anxiety that I’m in some sort of honeymoon period
Anyone else develop a crippling addiction to caffeine in BigLaw? I’ve found that I just don’t have the energy to bill 200+ hrs/month and stay up late so much without caffeine 😑
Any advice on someone who's entire practice group just up and left the firm? I'm still gainfully employed but doing much different work that I don't particularly enjoy..
I was heading into my 2nd round interview in March with PwC's WF of the Future Team (was beyond excited for this). Covid froze hiring for that team. Recruiter and I are in touch, and doesn't seem like that team is hiring yet. Does anyone have insider knowledge regarding this team or any people/organization team's hiring plans? Id really love to get back in the running...
Is it just me or does it seem like teams with high diversity function the best and have the most creative work? Whenever I've worked with ie POC and fellow gay people, the work has always been stellar
Was involved in an accident. It was the other driver’s fault. Does EY offer any financial/medical assistance in such cases? On top of the regular insurance provider
Best way to regain confidence before stating a new job? My client and BD have made me lose all self confidence over the last couple of years but I really want to get back into positive thinking!
I want to travel— I have one year of experience testing controls. Can anyone suggest positions I should look out for?
Is the United Card worth it? Going to have status via match with SPG wondering if the card benefits are worth the annual fee.
The WLI call about work/life trade offs next week...nice idea but I’m having a hard time believing anything will actually change. Maybe I’ve become cynical after 6 months of this, I just don’t see any light at the end of the tunnel.
Best family resort (i.e. toddlers) for a last minute getaway using SPG/Marriott points? Staying away from Caribbean due to Zika. Thanks!
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A friend is working on a project to fight mental health issues in the creative industry / make the space more people-friendly. She’s looking for studios n people that want to be involved. Reach out!
Got low-balled on expenses on a project in NYC at $1200/week rolled into my hourly rate. $1400/week is ideal which is essentially $5/hr bump. What's the best way to renegotiate with placement firm?
Have any of you ladies gotten a breast lift? What have been your experiences? I gained 60lbs due to a medical condition 10 years ago and was finally able to lose most of the weight over the last few years but my boobs look deflated and one of them falls lower than the other. I’m so insecure about it and would love to hear some thoughts/advice on this topic
Someone motivate me to withstand doing bullshit for a few more months until promo. My brain is literally rotting
Do you work somewhere that’s pleasant and treats women with respect? If so, where do you work please? Are you hiring copywriters? 🙏🏼❤️