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Office design ideas/resources? We are returning back to the office soon and I’ll be moving into a new, much bigger office (with a window!) My firm has essentially given me a carte blanche to furnish my new space. I’ve already ordered a sit/stand desk, what other must-haves or nice-to-haves should I look into?

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How should I evaluate my salary? I’m a 1st year associate at a mid-sized firm (50 attorneys) with a monthly billable hours target of 170. It’s interesting to me that my billable amount in 3 months is equal to my salary, and I’m wondering at what point that should change. I understand there is overhead that I have to consider when analyzing this, but I feel sure there is a typical ratio of billing amount to salary and I’m just wondering what that looks like. Any thoughts here?

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Hey everyone,

I recently started a job as an outbound, enterprise BDR.

I have no previous experience with sales, but I did really well at first. In my first two months I was at the top of my sales team, and one of the top performers in the national sales org for dials/arr.

I hit a block, and now I can't seem to get passes at all. My effort hasn't changed. But I can't get meetings scheduled.

Has anyone experienced hitting a block like this? How do you overcome it?

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I'm looking for learning material or certification recommendations for executive level HR metrics. I have held Sr roles with the ability to communicate out meaningful metrics but am facing a new level of HR need at my company and want to be able to identify and calculate metrics for our CEO and other Executives such as an Efficiency ROI per department based on revenue and profit margin. I looked at AIHR but I would like community feedback on any programs or certs that would help with this.

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Hi
My in-house role was meant to be a mishmash of Commercial Law, Commercial Real Estate & Telecoms but I realised it was oversold. Challenging work was supposed to come in Q3 and other potential work in the pipeline could come in 1 - 2 years.

I have 18 months qualifying Real estate experience.
Need 6months before sitting SQE2 exam in order to qualify

Considering Bevan Brittan & Shoosmiths. Anyone been a Real Estate Paralegal/ trainee here?
-Level of challenge, negotiation for your client?

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What are sales teams/the sales environment like at your company? Is it cut throat or collaborative/laid back?

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Anyone dealt with covid after being fully vaccinated? I have had both doses and now have covid. I feel terrible, have a high fever, and cough that makes it hard to sleep. Tips on balancing work? Corporate associate with two closings this week.

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I had my PHR back in early 2000, then made a career change to a paramedic (I know, right). I called SHRM and they said I'm eligible to test again even though I only currently have 1.5 yrs of HR.

I purchased the online study guide and it seems that HR has gone in a completely different direction - more operations related than employee relations etc.

Did anyone find this online training to be helpful? I test in July, so any tips would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks - lauren

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What support does your organization provide to people they sponsor for work permit to join your company? Especially in Canada. Do you cover accommodation and travel? And any employee checklists for new immigrants?

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I need advice. I am going to be very honest and transparent. I feel like I am in a rut. I have been licensed for five years, litigated for 3. I have always worked in publix service but recently realized I have lacked in instruction and guidance and consequently I feel like I made mistakes. Any advice welcome.

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Plaintiff-side, plaintiffs' side, or plaintiff's side litigator? I've seen all three and more!

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Looking to finally go get my SPHR having the PHR for the past 6 years. Still value and pursuing and obtaining?

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Litigator here. Anybody know how/closed on their own house purchase before? Debating if I can do the closing and title on the purchase or if I should just pay to get it done. Thanks for the help!

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looking for advice on calculating what i’m worth.

i feel underpaid but have no information to back it up. i’m an HR Coordinator and have 3 YoE in HR specifically, 8 years in administration overall. i help with benefits, payroll, delegating, training, making graphics/flyers/tutorial videos, employee events, performance reviews, and so much more. what are people making who are similar to me and how do i go about gathering information on what i should be getting compensated? thanks in advance!

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How do you guys deal with burnout? This job was amazing when I started and the pay is good, but I feel like I’m being ground down a little more every day. I’ve been applying to AE jobs elsewhere but I’m competing with everyone who’s been laid off at this point I’m happy to get a rejection instead of being ghosted by the hiring manager. Any tips on getting out of this mindset? I feel trapped.

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I’m about to give my two-week notice next week and I’m just slightly worried since my proposed last day at the firm would be the day I’m supposed to receive my bonus for the prior year (oct ‘19 - oct ‘20). I’m just slightly worried that they could do something to try to screw me out of it - even though its for the prior year and I billed out at the highest bonus threshold we have. I was thinking I’d wait at least until my bonus figure was communicated in writing. Anyone disagree w that approaxh?

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Hey all, I work in enterprise SaaS sales. Wondering what is your favorite site/app for finding your next job? Any none obvious ones (not LinkedIn, etc). Trying to see if there’s something better out there.

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Every company wants good employees until the employees challenge you to become better management!

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I hear the best way to negotiate your compensation is to go get an offer letter with a similar company and role. If/when I do this, is it customary for my hiring manager to ask to see the offer letter itself? Or will be providing her the salary info be sufficient in itself?

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Has anyone subscribed to Jdhuntr to utilize their job board? I find the idea of paying to access a job board very suspicious since usually job posters are the ones who pay, but if it will increase my chances of getting a great job I’m not against it!

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What are some of the Asian racist moments you faced at work and how did you handle it or wish you handled it?

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Can my firm apply for a Greencard for me when I’m on OPT?

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period ahh period uhh 😼😝🤪

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Is the Analytics career trajectory at BB as messed up as it is at M?

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Emoji Challenge: Explain the biggest project that's currently demanding most of your time.

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I got feedback from my manager telling me that I should always have an opinion, which is very hard in group settings, esp. when people are talking about a topic unrelated to my module. Any thoughts ?

Do you ever feel like too many black people play into respectability politics at work? I understand that it is difficult not to if you want to “get ahead”, but I wish more of us would challenge this.

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Hey 🐠, quick resume question. @ what point in your career do you put experience before education? I am 4.5 years in, have significant experience but also have a recent masters degree (non MBA)

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How much should i be making as 5 year experienced hydraulic molding press machine set up?

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Hi Fishes,

In an interview, I was questioned about expectations. Can someone assist me in determining a salary range for 
Tiger Analytics ? What do Senior Consultants and Analytics Managers at Tiger Analytics make in Toronto, Canada?

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Is there an easy way to track IG story engagement over time? Sprout social does it in aggregate but I’d also like to click in to see which stories drive the most.

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Anyone heading for Milestones in Orlando this week? Would love to connect with some fellow Latino 🐠

Anyone else chewing gum to satiate their sudden sugar addiction while in quarantine?

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I have joined TCS at the end of December . I haven't received the confirmation of probation yet . Any idea how long it might take . My colleague who joined along with me received it .

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Anyone successfully quit Adderall or Vyvanse after several years of use? How did you do it? What tips do you have?

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During the mandatory school closure the county that I am employed in has said we will receive regular pay for March but they are unsure about how the remainder of the year will look.

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Would you rather teach special Ed pre-school or middle school 6 th to 8th?

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Anyone else feeling overwhelmed, working 12+ hours a day and still not getting it all done? I also feel so alone working from home, I wish so much that we were in classrooms. Just feeling it, needed to vent.

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What would we say is the average market value of an ACD in NY right now? (Building a case for a raise discussion.)

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