I’m currently considering going back to school to get a physics degree so I can take the patent bar. Any patent attorneys out there willing to share their two cents on this idea?
Anyone hear about the alternatives being considered to the July 2020 bar exam? Thoughts? (Cont’d in comments)
Just took my first ever LSAT practice test, scored a 144 but left a bunch of questions blank due low on time. I haven’t sat in a chair for a test like that since high school. I just bought a prep course but feeling like I got a long way to go for my goal of 165. Any thoughts of suggestions, I’m taking the LSAT in november
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!!
Thoughts on getting second professional degree while at big law? Want one because I’m a lifelong learned, but it would send the wrong message.
Any big law attorneys that have switched to in-house positions? Is the work life balance any better?
Estate planning attorney at small firm dealing with complicated family dynamics. I’m basically a go between for two family members who are equal beneficiaries of a large expectancy. Advice needed.
PEDS- any Adderall/Concerta etc. users? Do you do it to maintain a competitive edge or do you just like it?
After this quarantine I'm really wondering if I'm marrying the right person..... There seems to be too many fundamental differences. Been together 5 years. Is anyone else having these issues.
I have friends in finance with like, dyed hair. What's the furthest you've seen someone go in big law? Shaved sides? Face tat?
Let’s say you’ve applied to two positions, Dream Job and Back-Up Job. If Back-Up Job gives you an offer, and you have yet to hear back at all from Dream Job, what, if any, steps should you take to check in on your application with Dream Job?
Jesus. Anyone know how this might impact US citizens working with the ICC in adjacent roles (ie. in victim support roles, NGOs)? Non-American here - what’s the response in the US legal community?
When is the right time to lateral to if you want to make partner at another firm? Recruiters keep telling me I need to make moves asap to maximize my chances...
If I didn’t know that Trump was born into a lot of money, I would have thought that he came out of the ghettoes of Brooklyn. Because, clearly the only difference between him and his base supporters is the money. He is a pure manifestation of the most prejudice and racist beliefs of his base supporters who hate the diversity of America deep inside but afraid to voice it out loud. Just my opinion.
Considering to switch jobs. Applied for predictable and stable opportunity 5 min away from home. Getting interview. If I do pass it then I need to figure out the exit strategy. How to go about it?
Currently Manager at PwC. Being recruited for M and SM position at Deloitte. 1) what is a reasonable pay bump expectation for M - M and M - SM? I’m talking %s. At $150 now. Terminal degree. Advisory
UK fish, what’s an average salary for SC in performance improvement / operational transformation? Glassdoor says averages are from 54k-66k, but wondering if anyone has more insight.
This is going to sound nuts. But, based on the close, here is the tip. LESSON: Check out where we closed on Friday and where we closed today. Same spot. Tip: Markets don't like to create a significant low or high on a Friday afternoons or Mondays. Very often they will trade their previous setup on Tuesday . . . Meaning, this sustained bullish trend can take us up to 3111.25 on a HWB Short or 3139.50 61.8% without blinking an eye. It's like the dip into lows never existed.
Need help with making an exit. Been looking/networking and applying for the past 8 months without any luck. Anything else you guys did that worked for you?
I have an interview for an FP&A role! What examples should I bring up in terms of experience in audit?
How important is prestige for exit opportunities compared to actual work done? Will a big name firm always trump a smaller less known firm that your average person doesn't know?
Anyone use HELOCs? Applying for my first one now on an investment property. I think I can pay it off in 10 years by applying the full rental payment towards it then pulling out taxes & exp as needed
Anyone heard of Protiviti? What do you think of the company overall? Recommend it or not? Pros and cons about the company?
Okaaay! I’m bored. Stumbled across a funny ad and maybe recommendations for funny tv ads might just be calming now. Here’s the first.
Men’s work fashion - just bought some mizzen and main shirts and I love them. Want to try Charles tywright as well - anyone have reviews?
So I think we both decided to ghost one another. I don’t need to think about how I’m going to break it off anymore. Time to listen to sad songs and wallow in my feels
Is it common in this industry to be frequently interrupted/abruptly “corrected” by less knowledgeable coworkers when you’re an expert in the field?