Vinson & Elkins Discussions

For Houston and Texas specifically, any insight into Vinson & Elkins litigation vs. Kirkland & Ellis litigation?

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Does anyone have any insight into the culture at Vinson & Elkins in Texas? I am considering lateraling and would appreciate any insight.

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I'm in Ontario Canada, small (75 ppl tech firm) and payroll has always sat in finance. In prev other small and mid sized tech companies has been the same, payroll is in finance. Our new American finance leader wants it to move to HR and I absolutely do not want payroll, nor is my team capable of doing payroll, even with training. It's not standard from what I've seen, but curious what others experience is

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Hi.....i am a new lateral joiner in TCS....i have started attending calls for project which i was interviewed for.....however, i am still filling my timesheet against unallocated SWON - HR says team is working on budget for me under project swon.....i am not sure how much time this budget allocations will take......my query is if they take more time on SWON for me and i keep filling timesheet against UNALLOCATED SWON , will i get monthly performance pay OR not as i am unallocated as per systems

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