Additional Posts in Law
Fellow fishies, what would you do if you’ve hit a ceiling in your current role and after attempting to transfer was asked to stay and not leave the company. Vacation package is quite good but that’s about it.
How is everyone doing?
Found out that Prodigy Finance cannot provide loan for living expenses in INSEAD - if someone was in a similar situation, what finance sources / loans did you find worth looking into?
WWYD: FTM and gov attorney - before I went on mat leave I filed letters listing my argument unavailability dates. Recently I learned I totally miscalculated my leave - I listed my return as Jan. 3, and HR just told me I am eligible for leave until late Feb. But one of my cases was already scheduled for early Jan. and I confirmed the date with the court. If I work at all, leave ends. Go back early since it’s my mistake or contact court and try to move even though I already confirmed the date?
Interested in honeymoon advice - considering Africa (country TBD) for safari and then a week in the Seychelles for the resort vibe. Has anyone done this? Any advice or things to consider?
Was looking into the Tiffany blue OP, and saw these are going for $35-$40k on the grey market. Is this right?!? Almost 6-7x retail price?
How’s BDO m&a?
Have you used or ever heard someone use oral progesterone during IVF? I did injections in my first round which failed, but the practice in my home country uses oral progesterone a lot. I looked up but couldn’t find much info on why not using the oral route in the US.. going to ask my doctor next week but just wondering if anyone knows—- getting daily shots is a little too much.. thank you!
If someone joins Deloitte Salesforce practice in month of November 2022 then will that person be eligible for annual appraisal cycle when people get annual adjusted raises from June 2023?
I am planning to get referrals from top tech companies.
Will it be useful as a lot of tech companies are imposing a hiring freeze. Can internal hiring Referal work?
My group is working on an initiative for women-owned businesses and we’re looking for a purpose-driven VC consortium or individual to partner with. Does anyone have any connections they could share? Thanks in advance 🙏
In an internal where the other designer’s option in objectively not as good as mine. I swear it’s not my ego talking. But the CD seems to give more praise to her. Why does that happen? Is it over compensation? Anyone have the same experience? Would love a CD’s POV.
What are the opportunities in DI or D USI for Semi Qualified CA in Risk advisory or Internal Audit department? Also what is the range of pay scale. Please suggest whether I should apply for the job in deloitte?
Does anyone have recommendations on resume writers? I am getting very few interviews and starting to feel pretty discouraged. Any other advice or recommendations are welcome.
What are your top tricks for keeping Outlook organized? Sometimes feel swamped with emails from different projects coming in
Have you all heard about this new thing called "quiet quitting"? Must be nice! Really wish people would just leave their jobs if they don't like them. Imagine if all of us "quiet quit".
I know grinding is a common side effect for a lot of antidepressants. Any advice on how to stop the grinding, or at least ease the resultant jaw pain?
Hi Guys.. I’m joining Accenture on 25th April at level 8 but got a revised offer on 1st April with revised CTC and additional joining bonus. Is this normal here? Also, I am joining Project and Program Mgmt team, how’s the culture of it?
Additional Posts (overall)
Is anyone familiar with commercial cloud legal work? I know someone who looking for an attorney to handle commercial cloud work and I have no clue what that’s about!
Junior associate feeling disconnected from my superiors and like I’m not adding value, wondering if this is normal. Cont’d
Is anyone aware of a tax software (e.g., TurboTax) for preparing a form 706? For personal use, so cannot be a commercial license only product.
Any recommendations for a career coach? I'm a mid-level looking towards promotion to senior associate so looking for coaching on management and bd (but not opposed to advice on exit opportunities, just don't know much about intentionally charting a career path beyond stick it out at the firm)
The feeling when a partner forces you to drink at lunch and then calls you 30 minutes later demanding tomorrow's deliverables
Hello! I am new to Chicago and interested in making local networking connections. I have experience in various sectors: L&E, Environmental, Compliance, and Litigation to name a few. I’m also interested in in-house opportunities in the area. Let’s connect.
My current billable hours target is 2100 and I am considering moving to a firm with 2000 minimum. Regardless of the compensation, would a 100 hour difference make some different or would it feel just the same?
I just started with a new law firm. But I’m getting married this year. I am now beginning to ask for my time off. Asking for my bridal shower (1friday) (bc my family is throwing one in my home state), wedding (2 days bc it’s on a Friday). And 9 days for the honeymoon (12/27-1/9). Is this too much? Please help calm my worry.
I’m studying for the Texas bar using Barbri. I am from a good school in the state (T50) and performed well there, but I am terrified that I am going to fail the bar. Any tips, tricks, advice on how you made it through? Is Barbri enough?
Hi all. This is a post for my husband. He’s an ADA in a small county in PA. We are hoping to transition to DC in the nearish future. He wants to stay in criminal law or venture into national security, but he’s not a US citizen and won’t be for at least 4 more years. Does anyone have recommendations for work places that don’t require citizenship in the fields he’s looking at? So far we’ve been coming up empty.
I had an interview today with a big firm. The firm recruiter called to let me know the partners liked me but that two recruiters had submitted my resume, including one at Parker Lynch. I’ve never worked with Parker lynch or submitted my resume to them (I just checked my emails) has anyone had similar experiences?
Thoughts on giving notice at firm during federal background check for govt job after signing offer letter? They said the check could take as many as 3 months and I want to leave the firm asap
Help with theme for wine gifts to secretarial staff.
We get them wine and previous years the wine has had “themes.” Please see below for more.
Was accepted into Georgetown's Securities & Financial Regulation LLM program. Want to eventually practice securities class actions. Currently do class actions but not securities. Do you think this would be a good idea? It's part time and online.
Has your firm been hit by a cyberattack?
Mine was, in Feb. 2020. I believe we paid the ransom but it still took months to recover. Of course we didn’t broadcast it. Just wondering if it’s happened to other firms too, and we are all just keeping it quiet.
What to do when the firm policy is to bill all your time but the partner that controls whether you have a job at the end of the day wants you to cut your time?
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