Anyone know of openings at their firm for Public Sector/Defense positions? Having trouble locating specific spots on their career pages. TS clearance, 3+ years as a Strategy & Analytics consultant and a MA in Security & International law - TIA
I feel like I am living in fear. I am so worried about my family. I go into a panic mode if someone coughs in my family. This thing is taking a toll. I hope this ends soon.
Looking for a great project manager. What are good sites to post a job listing?
We’ve tried LinkedIn & InDeed. So far, a vast majority of candidates don’t have advertising experience.
Can anyone please suggest which company is better. Although I have joined Incedo a week back and getting a package of 18.5 LPA, plus I am holding an offer from HCL Technologies holding a package of 15 LPA.
I am quite confused with multiple factors, like job security and work life balance.
Kangana vs Diljit trending worldwide!
I got an offer as financial analyst in Seattle for $86k base (with stock comp & bonus, annual might end up being $100k) - is this a good offer...? I’m trying to switch over from tax accounting senior with $113k salary right now (HCOL city) so the base salary drop is pretty large... I think I should negotiate a higher base salary, but want to get people’s thoughts on whether the initial offer is reasonable. Thank you :)
Do partners at top consulting firms have better WLB?
An Associate here contemplating whether all this is worth it.
Hi folks, If we don't accept the offer in ibegin, Is there any chance the offer can be revised by other recruiter from tcs (onsite) My question is mainly to the recruiters in this forum
I will be joining EY GDS Bangalore next week. Have one query is anyone joining office anytime soon or doing WFH?
After how many days the Date of exit gets updated in the UAN portal after the LWD in TCS.
I have received my final payment after 10 days of my last working day.
Because after Date of exit is updated only we can start the PF transfer process right?
How is the hikes and promotion every year at Oracle solutions pvt ltd
Will Oracle will pay full variable pay?
Any thoughts on Jefferson Wells?
Not the best picture but we escaped to the great outdoors and put everything on the grill. I revived day old country loaf by making it into garlic bread (wrapped in foil on the bbq), grilled zucchini brushed with olive oil and pepper, tuna steak and cauliflower in a ras el hanout and lemon parsley rub.
Question for those that are familiar with how severance pay works. I received a package a while back and was paid bi-weekly severance. The payments ended a few months ago but just the other day I had a severance deposit. Curious if it’s possible to get additional payment at this point or does this look like a mistake? I know the logical answer might be to just call but I’ll be honest in that I am still looking for a job and this would definitely help me. Thanks for your advice!
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That moment when your "smart" plan to boost your hours this month by working the Labor Day weekend (thus turning down all the fun plans your friends made) becomes sitting on your hands & feeling dumb because all the partners are too busy to delegate anything. The worst kind of "off" day is one you planned to /wanted to work, but there's no billable work...
I particularly don't want to work in this last week of the year because I want the billable hours to count towards 2022.
Is Bryan Garner’s The Redbook worth getting? (I’m a 3 year associate, plaintiff litigation)
It just happens that this week I spent a fair amount of time negotiating with clients/potential clients on legal fees - and it is exhausting. I am less than 2 years in private practice...
Can anyone give insight to the culture at Cozen?
Big Law associates: Do you see a trend of intense “great resignation” recently? 5 people I know (a 3rd year at WilmerHale, a 7th year at Latham, a 5th year at Latham (same office, same practice), another 7th year at Latham (different office, different practice), a 6th year at MoFo) all quit in Feb. or early March. None of them lateraled (yet) and at least one of them does not plan to practice law anymore. I thought it was about Latham or this practice group before learning about the other two.
So I got a job offer for a firm making one third more than what I do now. BUT the glass door reviews are terrible (all negative one very recent) saying that the bosses use you and abuse you. Small firm but I want to pívot into practicing L&E (I currently do construction defect and insurance defense). Sooo Do I accept the offer and hope it’s not as bad as the reviews and if so, stick it out until I get enough experience to jump ship?
BTW also working with a recruiter who doesn’t have anything yet
If you’re going to leave BigLaw, when is the best time to leave? I’m around 2.5 years now but thinking of sticking out to 3 before leaving. Will that make a difference or better off just looking for exits now and not worrying?
Anyone have tips for getting through the daily grind when you don’t really enjoy what you do?
Can we talk about the lawyering in the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial?
I can’t be the only following this case incessantly….
I’ve had a rough day today and it’s not even noon on a Sunday. This is one hell of a profession.
M&A Hours Check. What’s your year end target looking like? Think about 80 percent of the firm’s group is not going to hit hours. Not sure how sustainable this is. Definitely have great leadership that are swallowing the brunt of it, but I’m curious if any survivors of 08 ever had a really bad hours year and still survived. Obviously M&A takes the brunt during these times, but are firms thinking that they want to be poised for when things return back to normal or are they about to let the ball go
I am interested in moving to another state and realized that this state has one of the most restrictive reciprocity rules in the country. I've passed multiple bar exams. However, I won't get any credit for time I worked in CA because CA isn't reciprocal. I swore I'd never take another bar after taking CA - and now I have to take another exam if we move. I worked in big law in CA for two years and get no credit! Yet the exam has been waived for new grads for COVID. It sure limits our move.
I’m in-house with an opportunity to go back to a big firm. There would be a substantial increase in comp (about $260k all-in currently vs $325k plus bonus potential at the firm). I currently have excellent WLB - that would take a hit at the firm for sure. While the billable requirement would be 1500, the lack of predictability is the biggest drawback, especially with a young family. What would you do??
As a lawyer, what’s your perception of real estate as a practice area? Just curious. Sometimes I think my lay friends think I sell condos and time shares.
I have decided to return to in-house litigation managing cases in either Dallas or Houston. Solid experience. Any suggestions regarding companies currently hiring?
Recommendations on books for a new family law lawyer? My friend recently started and I want to give her a book to help her out. She practices in FL if that makes any difference.
Wife heard how one of the partners speaks to me because he was on speaker. She wants me to quit immediately. It’s THE top firm in my sector and city. pay is great, comp some expenses, great experience
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Send emails setting out your questions. Don't send 20 a day, but at the end of a day where you felt unsure about things, put together a list of things you want feedback on or help with. It might not elicit much of a response, but it's good CYA when something goes wrong and the partner tries to pawn it all off on you. And in a best-case scenario, it gets you the answers and guidance you need.
I work in midlaw and have a supervisor who is frequently abroad/absent. She leaves me a lot of work and responsibility, but expects me to work with minimal supervision. I’m a recent graduate and do not have sufficient experience to handle cases independently. The uncertainties and my inability to deal with them has made me anxious.
State and city bar associations offer mentorship programs you may want to consider. It’s great your supervisor trusts your judgement.
Yes. One supervisor I work with does not offer much guidance and is often not up to date on what needs to happen on ongoing matters. I'm often struggling on how to address concerns by other parties which do not get addressed by my supervisor. I'm constantly worried that when things slip through the cracks I will end up being blamed
Good question. I am still figuring it out. I my best to collect questions for him, and when I do have a chance to talk to him I bring them all in during that conversation. I also have a good senior associate mentor who advises me on how to deal in specific situations. In my case everyone in the practice group knows how this partner can be absent-minded and bad at communicating, so ppl understand when I (tactfully) ask their advice. But I'm only 3 months in. How have you been coping?
For me it’ not so much a supervisor but a partner that doesn’t even want to read any substantive motions before they go out.
My supervising partner recently moved to our firm from being a managing partner at a competing firm. He hasn't actually "litigated" anything in like 15 yrs, and just shrugs everything off and expects the associates to do it all and then he takes the credit (he's even done this to summer interns).
It's maddening, and it's not like we can just yell at him to get his shit together. He cannot keep deadlines straight, mixes up cases, BSs things on the spot in front of managing partners. He even almost got my para fired once because she was honest with him that she needed better guidance - so he told MP he overheard her complaining and that she was quitting.
I just don't talk to him and have basically cut him out of my work. If I need help, I go to other partners that I know have the answers I need.