Just got word that Perkins Coie cutting associate salaries 15% across the board ... dark days ahead
My step brother just passed away and my boss is still scheduling meetings for me to attend tomorrow and asking for turn around ASAP. Am I not allowed a day or 2 to grieve and pull myself together??
Anyone know what Lowe’s hiring process is or if it is stalled due to Covid-19. I applied prior to WFH starting, but the job has been reposted since, so not sure what to make of that.
Let’s start a thread on the info below: 1. Company 2. Pros/cons of your company, product, and role 3. Main source used to close deals (i.e. calls, emails, referrals, etc.) 4. Avg. Base Salary + OTE 5. How common is it to make quota
At law firms that restrict their lawyers’ personal securities trading, how are those policies enforced?
You ever saying something stupid in front of a partner and can’t stop thinking about how he/she probably thinks you’re a dumbass? No? Just me?
I just noticed that I’ve come to reflexively dread the sound of footsteps coming to a stop outside my door.
Will be traveling on my state’s primary election date (mid-March). I’m voting by mail and honestly don’t how far ahead of time I should complete my ballot. Any strategies? Anyone in the same boat?
Is there a huge difference in workload between V50 firms and a smaller national/larger regional firm? I realize this is highly specific to each firm but want to know if there is a pervasive trend.
Anyone work in a different office from the majority of the other attorneys in their practice group (i.e. very infrequent face time)? Any tips for success?
I am curious - I have an opposing counsel that sends provocative or incorrect emails related to our case late night (eg 11:00 pm Sunday Night, 1:00 am) and does not consider the timing (nor the content) of his emails to be inappropriate - what do you think about lawyers that send late night emails- are they indicative of incivility? Unprofessional? - how best should this behavior be handled.
Any advice on exploring career options within law? Current corporate biglaw, I enjoy my firm but hate the 24/7 fire drills that come with firm life. I don’t know if in-house would get boring over time. No idea what to work towards anymore.
I've heard that it's really hard to get a job in public defense if you have any DA / AUSA / DOJ experience. Any truth to this?
Is it actually possible for lawyers to become CEOs / CIOs these days? Thinking of Kenneth Chenault, Lloyd Blankfein, etc
Limiting email checks to two specific times daily - - thoughts? Does it help productivity? Is it too dangerous?
What is the latest in a lawyer’s career you have seen him/her change practice areas? If you know the before/after, that helps as well.
Got on my American flight. Plane gets on the runway and they say there's a problem so we go back to the gate and deplane. 2 HOURS LATER, we get back on the plane and the SAME THING happens
What score do you need to pass the CISSP these days? Is it better to answer as many questions as possible or to only answer ones you are very sure of the answer for?
Any tips on how to deal with a line manager who just makes your day miserable? I’m not only one who can’t deal with her but just finding it wearing me down 😔
Salaam everyone. I was recently laid off. I was wondering if I could please talk to anyone at other consulting companies? Thank you.
Does it hurt ur chances if you apply to an MBA program 2 years in a row? Debating whether I should apply this year, or prepping better for next year.
I heard DDB decided not to match 401k for 2018. And matching for 2019 won’t be decided until late next summer. Is that true?
Bowl Leader: Amid yesterday commotion, I would encourage you to bring political, racial, or religious agenda / discussion to other bowls. If you put somebody down in anyway, you are not welcome in this bowl. Find an alternative bowl where that is encouraged. Don't like the message? Feel free to exit the bowl.
Thinking about going for my MBA as a sponsored student. What programs would you all say was the most fun? I need a break after 3 years.
Can I request PwC Law to do Premium Processing for my H1B ? Got selected and awaiting decision at this point
"Training development role" aka the person who makes power points to tell people "click this button" "type 1234 into this box" "select xyz from the drop down"...Never again. 🙄🙅🏽
Heard Bill Gates on The Daily Show talking about how there might be more bans on travel from/to other countries for YEARS to come due to the difference in response by governments.
Anyone try to exit into a PM role at a tech firm? How are you approaching it? I'm moving to a PM role at an insurance company and then will try for PM at a tech firm... might just do an MBA tho...
Looking at getting my PMP remotely. What’s the most cost effective program to use? Not trying to get ripped off.
Public & Social Sector consultants, how often do you travel? Looking to put the road warrior days behind me