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Top 10% in billable hours, got a below-market bonus. So annoyed

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Love my practice are in every way but really lacking motivation right now. That is all.

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Advice on taking and passing the SPHR exam?

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Any tips on how best to draft an email asking for work from a partner who I haven’t worked with and who doesn’t know me? I’d like to get on their matters and want to craft an email that would actually get them to respond and be interested in giving me the work (as opposed to just acknowledging my interest and forgetting about it the next day).

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If you are feeling sick or something during the day and WFH, do you feel comfortable napping it off and then getting back to work and working late if needed? I have friends that say this is totally normal and okay but I feel weird about it and can never actually rest to feel better if I do lay down

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Leaving mid-law to go solo. Restrictions/bewares on soliciting my own clients (who may have ties to other attorneys in the firm outside my practice area)?

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What does your work schedule look like (roughly) if you are aiming for 1900 billable hours?

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Anyone else practicing casing for an MBB interview? I’m starting to interview with McKinsey and could really use a partner to practice with.

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How much do you travel? What were your expectations prior to accepting the position?

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Why do D layoffs target newer people? I know of several people with great reviews + high utilization but less than 1 year tenure and were let go. Whereas some with several years of tenure but mediocre/good ratings still have a job.

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If you had a chance to leave your firm and go to a smaller firm with a niche in an industry you are interested in and receive a $30-40k raise would you go? It would be a lateral move from a title standpoint.

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