How do you deal with lack of concentration? Any tips and techniques on how to stay focused during the day?
Have you ever had to work with an associate who’s clueless but whose father is a prominent attorney at another firm in town so she’s untouchable? I have :(
Are my chances of lateraling to a V10 firm doomed? I'm currently 5 years old, top-performer, but my kindergarten was non-target.
Thoughts on transitioning into Biglaw from a local mid-large sized defense firm? Second year Associate here.
Anyone here successfully found a legal job abroad? In US looking to move to Netherlands or France. Any tips welcome!
Are there any attorneys who transitioned from family law to another area of law, in house, or even a career outside of law. Please share experience. I am trying and have been trying to get out of the family law practice but a transition seems daunting.
Couple of mistakes in the past 2 weeks and the partner I do 80% of my work for (for multiple years) is treating me like our entire relationship is based on the last 2 weeks
I was tasked with writing a persuasive brief. Senior Partner opined that I think too much like a judge, am being "too fair" and need to advocate more strongly. Where's the line?
My husband and I are hoping to have a child soon, but I don't want to get off track at work. I'd love to know how others have handled the transition to motherhood while competing to make partner.
Can you as a former clerk comment on a cases@on which you worked while clerking? I’d like to do a blog article on a case that I worked on like 3 years ago as a clerk.
They say 97% of all civil lawsuits settle. Have you found this to be true in your practice? What circumstances push a lawsuit to trial?
Looking for recommendations on how to best prepare for the Florida Bar exam without taking a bar review course. I passed the NY and NJ bar exams in 2012 and am currently working full-time so I cannot commit to taking a review course. Barbri has a self study option but it is $2000 and has a lot more features than I think I need. TIA.
Defendant filed a motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction. I have to now oppose this motion: where do I even begin because tbh defendant has a pretty lock argument
I know being a super lawyer means jack but I don’t understand why certain people at my firm get the recognition while others don’t. I got one but there are definitely people who are more qualified than I am (Not even trying to be self deprecating). Wondering if anyone has insights.
What words after years of practice in your fields are you still completely unable to spell correctly on the first attempt (or 4th).
Folks, investing newbie here. Planning on using the Bogleheads recommended 3 fund portfolio. Opened a tIRA with Fidelity and have been reading about their 4 fund portfolio which is in line with Bogleheads. Question: I'm looking for a step by step video on how to go about selecting investment options. As a newbie, I know what I want to invest in, but I'm not sure how to do it. Any tutorial videos that walk you through the process? E.g.- click here to select, click there to confirm.
I'm convinced I'm doing this wrong. When reaching out to recruiters on LI I say something like "Hello <recruiter_name>, my name is <my_name>. I'm actively looking for new opportunities. I've found roles I'm interested in at <recruiter's_company> and would be great to connect and discuss if there would be a fit." I'm not getting any responses. If I'm saying something incorrectly or coming off across as aggressive, please tell me. I appreciate any advice and help. I'm at my wit's end. Happy to DM
I have a kid under 1. I still nurse her and she prefers to be comforted by me for naps/bed. My SO and I are both wfh. We have a small house. Neither of us can get our work done. I. Am. Going. Insane.
KPMG 🐠 - need to stay local for a few months due to husband’s serious health issues. Can anyone shed light on internal rotations/options for someone in this boat?
Any idea what Assistant Director and Director salary ranges are with PwC UK? I know it's a lot less than here, but would be good to get numbers
Boyfriend just broke up with me during my lunch break. Any kind words from you ladies. I feel totally broken. I tend to be on the emotional side and I’m trying to prevent myself from crying in office.
Promoted to Senior Manager in audit last year, any sense of what the annual bonus looks like for SM's at D&T?
Where should I alt-travel to the weekend of 2/24? Thinking skiing since I'm already going to a warm client city, but open.
Deloitte Consulting🐠: How is your C&M (Customer & Marketing) practice viewed within the firm? Against S&A (Strategy & Analytics)? Terms of talent caliber, comp?
If wife an I have a TC of $240k, no debt and maxed out 401k. What is the most we should spend on our forever home without being “house poor”? Currently considering $750k range, but want a second opinion to make sure we are not making a bad decision. We will put down 20%
I had a ticket booked for personal travel but now i have to travel for work rendering that ticket useless. Do I have to eat the cost? No way I can expense it right? Just bummed to lose $300 😣
Internal strategy teams at banks, what’s an acceptable range for a 1st year Director? Total comp? Pretty sure I’m getting short changed...
Any inputs on how much comp a newly promoted manager who joined as an SC out of business school can expect ?
Need advice: Moved for a job, relocation covered, signing bonus, etc. But, after a couple months, I am pretty sure I won’t last more than a year. Shitty to leave at the one year mark?
Are MBB sponsored MBA students expected to return to their home firms for the summer between their two years? I know you're obligated to go back post-MBA, but what about the summer in between?