Dear law firms: when your offices re-open, please allow jeans for at least a month. I’m not sure I fit my suits anymore and I need time to shed the 500 pounds I gained in the past 8 weeks. Thanks.
In my second year of private practice and I am worried/nervous AF all the time about deadlines etc. Does that ever stop or do you all just learn to ignore it?
Okay...here goes: I’m not sure if I just want to leave my firm or private practice altogether? For those of you who have contemplated leaving private practice, how did you finally come to realize that that was really what made sense for you, as opposed to just switching firms?
Need moral support and stamina: writing supp brief for a judge who refuses to understand the law. judge is hell bent on refusing to understand a complex case, has a 3rd grade mindset. Prayers plz.
Why so much hate against millennials? It seems the millennials in the legal profession are hard workers and would stay to become partner if the work conditions made it worth it, but people seem ...
Have you ever developed or used a Bot to help streamline a process at work, or that have helped clients with simple tasks?
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.
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?
What are your best tips/what is your best advice for de-stressing/creating balance when you’re feeling overwhelmed at work and burning out? I’m the busiest I have been since starting my job two years ago, and it feels like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. Starting to feel really hopeless like my situation will never improve...
A partner said she needed help with Venmo. I told her to download the App and make an account first. When she handed me her phone, something didn’t look right...turns out she downloaded Vimeo...lol
I don’t know who needs to read this right now but: there is more to life than work; your worth is not measured by how well you do your job; your job is not more important than your mental heath and wellness. (:
How did you develop mentor relationships with partners? I lateraled as a 5th year and don’t think I’ve made a single mentor at my firm in the last two years. I did have a solid mentor at my old firm.
Just sent an email to an authority stating in bold letters that the subject was “Comfidential”. Guess I’ll just resign
After investing just enough in 401k to get the employer match, is there any additional benefit to investing more into your 401k compared to investing in index funds?
Work has been so slow that I got 2 certifications so far: Scrum Master and Lean 6 Sigma Black Belt. I want to boost my resume and apply when companies start hiring again. Any other recommendations?
I have mbb round 1 interview in 2 days and am thinking of cancelling it. I have done case prep and still do not feel prepared. Am I an idiot?
I’m going to be Flying ord to sfo, and manager has put forward below two options Sunday 10pm flight and Thursday 1pm or Monday 5am and Thursday red eye. What do you all recommend?
I've only ever had female managers who have been incredibly supportive of me. Sometimes I wonder if they feel the need to be supportive of me because of the girl boss movement or because I am actually qualified. How can you tell?
Just started my maternity leave. But found that the baby may not arrive until one or two weeks later. What do I use all these free time for to best prepare for the baby and the day in four months when I need to go back to work?
Does anyone feel jealous or disappointed that you cannot have what straight people have? How would you deal with that?
I was having a discussion with co-worker (kind of the department head) regarding the possibility of moving to another account. He stated he wanted to get additional information (contd)
Anyone who has recently got their H1B approved, how much time did it take to get an approval notice after approval. Can we not work until we receive the hard copy of approval notice?
Is there a song that better encapsulates starting a job at the Big 4? https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TjPhzgxe3L0
Booked on a project until the first week of December, how difficult will it be to get staffed after that considering the holidays?
I’m a junior at Indiana University majoring in finance & business analytics. GPA 3.98 and heavily involved on campus. Full time Deloitte strategy. What are my chances for Northwestern deferred MBA?
What to get the gf on the one year anniversary? She's not into jewelry. Going to be the future wife