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
Would you all consider the people you work with friends? Or it strictly just professional. Have a hard time navigating this and how much I should reveal about myself to others
On conference call, one of our Senior Associates dialed in remotely and all of a sudden we hear: "GOD F******* DAMMIT, that's not a turn lane! Learn to drive!" The mute button saves lives, people.
So is all the hype about weighted blankets true? Do you have one? Which one? And why did you get it? (I’m considering because I have trouble sleeping nowadays)
How do attorneys stay virtually connected? What is your firm doing to replicate “water cooler conversations” virtually? Particularly to interstate new hires? Trying to build community. Thank you!
For google reviews, can colleagues leave reviews? Not employees of the same firm, but people at other firms with whom you worked or worked against? Or former classmates from law school?
New associate at a smaller firm here and a memo just went around stating that the firms monthly hourly requirement is based on your number AFTER the partners make any cuts. Is this normal?
How can I avoid being pigeonholed into certain types of consulting/exit ops? I’m 6 mo into the workforce (data analytics/tech), I have no idea what I want/like, & don’t want to commit yet. Any advice?
In the process of negotiating an offer in hand at F100 medical manufacturing company as a senior director. Is negotiating severance into the employment contract standard? If so, what is typical?
Deciding on applying for 2 different roles within Goldman’s Early Career program that are based in different locations. My questions: 1.) does this hurt my candidacy applying for multiple roles and 2.) How confined are certain divisions to each location? For instance, is there any chance they’d be willing to work with me for a role in a location not offered? Thanks in advance for the help!
Any media planners out there interact closely with their creative agency/ are heavily involved in enforcing different creative for different placements?
How do yall have so much time to be on FB and watch Netflix during the week? I see a lot of posts about new show recs ￼etc but don’t understand why you’d have more time just because you’re wfh?
I am on H1b visa. Booked tickets to Mexico long back. Is it a good idea to make an international trip with all these immigration issues? Totally confused..
How much of a % increase is average when leaving consulting for industry? At the Senior Manager or Principal level? Have 17 years in industry and 2 in consulting - was hired as a SM. Thanks 🙏
If a guy on tinder texts you this, what is he really saying? “I’m at the point in life where looks don’t matter as much, I just want something real"
Online shoppers: are you taking any precautions with the cardboard boxes or plastic bags you’re getting? I read that coronavirus can be viable on cardboard for 24 hrs and polyurethane for a few days 😷
Question for 🐠- do your firms have employee groups with religion as the anchor? I had a coworker shared his desktop and I caught a MS teams channel called Jewish ERG. (An ERG is an Employee Resource Group, think employee run support group but company sponsored) I don't think I've ever seen one for Hindus. Curious if other Big4s or MBB have them.
Anyone here use a meal prep bag when they travel? I would love to start... any bag recommendations?
I'm currently a Tax Senior Associate/Digital Accelerator (5 total years of experience) and I am considering a Tax/Tax Technology Manager offer at another firm, but I'm not sure what's an appropriate Manager salary to request. Any input?