Is it just me or the average billable work in infrastructure transactions has blown off steam in the last couple of weeks?
Retooling as a first year from securities lit to general corporate in silicon valley. What am I in for in terms of billable hours and learning curve? How common are those 7am-12am days/working weekends?
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
Just got into a full time grad program for international affairs that starts in January of 2021. (completely changing careers). I need to stay working at my firm until then and possible after to get the billable hours for my CPA. I passed all 4 exams and I refuse to give let that go to waste...... how do I tell my employer I'll be going to school in a way that they'll still let me work part time? Extremely nervous they're just going to let me go.
How do you get billable work? Are you constantly knocking on doors & hunting it down? Or are assignments generally given to you? Do you ever have periods of being unable to find any?
I’d be curious to hear about people’s chargeable/billable hours. What are your goals vs actual, best/worst years, etc. I’ve only ever worked at one regional firm so my knowledge is fairly narrow.
Anyone know what Weil’s average hours are like given that they don’t have billable requirements? A lot of people say big law comparable but I know some people in big law shooting for 2000 and some shooting for 2600 and those are two very different worlds. Was considering applying to a role there but wanted to get a feel for what this really equates to.
What’s the best thing for a new associate to do to get on billable work? I was mapped to an industry I have no experience in; how do I start gaining experience when I don’t have the experience to get on these projects?
New staff wondering how my firm requirements compare to the average. Anyone care to weigh in? Supposed to get 50 billable hours/week from next week until April 1. Then 55 billable hours/week for the last two weeks
When we’re all comparing/complaining about hours at the end of the year are we including pro bono hours in that total? I’m nearing 2050 billables for the year but I have another 500 pro bono hours that should be added on. At the same time, I keep hearing about all these people straight billing 2,400+. Trying to determine if I should’ve tried to pick up more billable work to stay in the middle of the pack (i.e. not interested in partnership, just trying not to get canned).
I can't wait 'til the day I can quit. As audit ain't nothing but bullshit. Audit programs won't be a bore. Time entry won't be a chore. Realization, billable hours will be no more.
How many billable hours per week keep you in the game at an agency making cuts? 60? 70? I have no idea what’s normal anymore.
How do you all track your billable hours? Want to move away from an excel sheet I manually update. Do you guys use software?
How are firms handling the economic downturn in terms of billable hour requirements for associates? Are annual billable requirements being updated or mitigated in any way? Curious to see how other firms are handling this issue, and also afraid of not being able to take any time off until 2021 😳
I'm finishing my first year as an associate in Minneapolis and am considering a move to Boston (originally from the East Coast). Can anyone in the area give some insight into general billable requirements, salaries, and quality of life as a young associate? Or just your experiences as Boston/NE attorneys. Thanks!
What's your A/R per month or per quarter? Please list area of law and years of practice. So many posts about billable hours but at the end of the day, isn't it all about the dollar dollar bills y'all?
I’m pretty sure colleagues at my firm are inflating their billable hours. Is this the norm? I suspect many of you will think this is obvious and/or that I’m naive but wtf? I find hitting 2200 is tough even with a good sized work load. Am I just expected to play the game? I don’t want to sound self-righteous but if most are lying just to make the requirement, then maybe the requirement should be lower.
Trying to explain billable hrs to hubs. I billed 160 this month, which he said “is only 40 hr weeks” (true) - but how many hrs do you figure you “work” or are in the office to bill 150?
Anyone have a Rent the Runway referral code? :)
Can anyone share the interview process for salesforce business transformation architect? Would there be a case study or presentation?
Could anyone share some insight on compensation for manager roles in financial reporting and/or technical accounting? Curious to see what people have jumped for when they left PA for these types of jobs.
Best consulting firms in Houston for Healthcare?
What travel hacks, tips and tricks have you discovered to make things a little easier and more comfortable every week?
When you check your Delta app Sunday night and the red Sky Priority band magically appears in the top left corner of your trip >>>
Any of you have significant others in the medical profession? Do you have a hard time understanding what the other does?! And does this lead to arguments?
Started golf lessons recently and looking for some cute clothes to keep me motivated. Any recommendations? I’m 26F and 5’3”
Last year's Deloitte C1's: What was your last years salary % increase, bonus %, and rating?
I had a 1st round interview last week and I didn’t love the sound of the job. It’s in higher ed. It would also be a 20k pay cut (105 -> 85). They want to do a final round with me this week. During the interview, the director who would be my manager said they are understaffed and very busy. She also said someone in this role needs to love working. I don’t necessarily want to transition to another busy place for a pay cut. The only perk I see is the time off university staff get and tuition...comt
Thinking of dropping my United Club card. Use it primarily for lounge access, but I also have a Corp Amex Platinum card which gets me into Centurion and partner lounges. Contd...
Ladies, do you think getting passed over for promotion due to maternity leave is fair? Obviously makes sense not to be promoted if performance is lacking. However, if you killed it for ~30 weeks cont.
When do interviews go on until? Do they typically happen beyond mid Nov? Only asking about M7 R1, in case that matters.
Portland Metro Locals: Wishing to make the acquaintance of a very bright and industrious creative, well versed in film, layout, photography, television, and typography. A bonus if you have passion
At BOS & confirmed on a 711 flight home. The 3 flights ahead of me are oversold 5-10 ppl so standby isn't looking great... So if any of you are at Logan term B today the free beers are on me... (cont)
Anyone hiring for senior roles on H1b in industry? Have cross industry experience in strategy & operations.
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