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.
Stevens & Lee
Do titles in Law firms (practice head, executive committee, managing partner etc) mean more pay for the extra responsibilities, or not necessarily?
Struggling with this whole work life balance thing. Is it possible to have a semblance of a life/hobbies? If so, how? Most of my socializing is honestly in the microcosm of the firm (drink nights etc)
Recieved an offer to work in-house in a big (Canadian) market. Thoughts on starting out a career in law in-house? How difficult is the transition from in-house back to private practice? Any advice?
I hate it when you go out and the waiter asks "sparkling or still" and then before you can get a consensus some asshole just decides for the whole goddamn table. I like my Perrier!
Dealing with baglog What are some strategies for dealing with backlog? While working from home I've had a propensity to procrastinate and now have gotten behind on several files. I know I need to grind to turn them around before the clients asks for an update, but that's easier said than done during the day with conference calls, emails, and new "urgent" work that doesn't stop.
The California law school deans are asking that the new bar exam score (1390 instead of 1440) be applied retroactively at least to Feb 2020 (which they should) but are also asking to go back to July 2017. As someone who failed July 2017 with a 1439 and passed Feb 2018, I can’t help but feel so frustrated with the State Bar. Even if they do it, my swearing in date will still be June 2018 instead of Dec 2017, I still lost 6 months of my career even if retroactively I passed the first time.
Anyone have those clients who ignore your advice, then what they want doesn’t get achieved. They reluctantly decide to go along with your advice and (surprise)get everything they wanted.
Do juniors in big law typically foster strong partner relationships/have partner mentors? 2nd year at V50 and I’ve only worked directly for more senior associates on deals..(continued below)
Of all the gin joints in all the world, I really do believe that law attracts more prestige whores than any other profession
Would a successful law firm disregard every opportunity in a location to disregard it as another attorney's territory? Or would they go at it anyway for the bounds of monopoly at least?? Confused!?
When you’re reminded constantly that you were the last one in to the group.....and will be the first to go. This is what dreams are made of.
Starting a new job today. After getting my laptop, I’ll be working from home. How can I make an impact, have people know me, get work, etc. when not many people know me?
Anyone from Alixpartners open to review background/resume? 3 years Big 4, 5 years in consumer products prior to Big 4. You guys hiring in Atlanta/LA/NJ?
If I’m making less than 80k as an associate in advisory with a master’s degree— am I selling myself short by staying with the firm? COVID has me concerned about trying to switch for better.
What salary can you expect after exiting from an MBB after 2 years no MBA? Looking at strategy/operation roles in NYC and SF at FAANG and other tech companies (e.g. Airbnb, Uber, Lyft)
FB fam, I want to go back to industry after 3 years in consulting. Which is a better choice: hands-on tech role (Software Engineer, I haven’t coded in a while) or a Program Manager role. Target FAANG!
Why does everyone EXCEPT for Joe Biden speak up for him? This is absolutely bonkers. The guy needs to run (not hide) for President. Madness!!
Hi. How much time does it take for H1B amendment for location change? Client will be same but I am changing states due to personal reasons. Has anyone gone through this? Thanks!
Thoughts on McKinsey PE practice? How is their reputation in the market and opportunities for exit? Any insights on expected pay for analyst - senior business analyst would be appreciated!
Anyone here at Bridgewater? Wondering what the culture is really like ... trying to separate fact from fiction.
My firm is considering going entirely remote. We’re a tax law and compliance firm. I can seen this happening for my role not sure about anyone else. Where would we meet clients in person?
@Grant Thornton fish, what is your transaction advisory/M&A group like? (Culture, compensation, quality of life, etc.)
Anyone have insight (pay, day to day work) into the strategy & planning role at Uber? Different from ops & logistics
When is it appropriate to ask for a raise? I've been at my company for a year. They gave me an automatic raise after 6 months but that was giving me what I asked for initially.
What are the hours like in FSO EY TTT? Based in nyc...EY recruiter are after me. Any thoughts on the team?
Be honest... if your interviewer asked “what other schools did you apply to and why” would you tell them straight? I applied to 5 schools in R1 but am debating if I should trim some details if I get this question when talking with admissions to help my case.
Does anyone know if it’s possible to switch to another consulting program a year in and continue from there?
Anyone commute into NYC using Jersey Transit... how do you explain the constant delays/derailments etc to your company? Are they understanding?