Home office revamp recommendations:
1. Autonomous standing desk: honestly the best desk ever! Order arrived in 3 days, even better quality than I imagined. I got the L shape one, fits 3 monitors and a laptop comfortably on one side. Now I stand while taking calls. I wish I had it last year during busy season. Oh I have a promo code if anyone is interested: R- 200les
2. Steelcase gesture office chair: same chair as PwC office.
I have several the large Toblerone chocolate bars in my work desk and usually get through one a week. More if it’s a rough week. I know this can’t be good for me but I am really loving my life right now.
I have HDMI hub that allows me to switch monitor screen between two laptops. Is there any cheap resolution for 3 laptops and an extra monitor?
Out of the blue I'm getting advertised the reMarkable 2 paper-like tablet all over the place. Has anyone else used something like this as a replacement for legal pads (currently have like 12 on my tiny home office desk)? Is it worth it?
How did you get started in your career as an FA? I work in the home office and have been an assistant to an FA before. I have a network, I have ambition, I have credibility and connections at my firm..
I want to dispose my office chair and i live in Newton. Anyone knows if i can leave it curbside or where i can check for the details?
Finally come to accept that this WFH is going to last a while, and looking for inspiration to set up my “home office”! Please send along some pictures/ideas 💛 Thank you!
Starting a new job and figuring out WFH desk set up. They gave me a laptop and $500 stipend for office furniture. I have a desk, chair, and iMac for myself. Trying to decide if I should get a second monitor on an arm for work, or if I should buy a new laptop for myself and a monitor I can plug each computer into at the start/end of work. I def want a big screen for personal use but it's tough to fit it all on one desk. What did you all do?
Amazon prime day deals? Pretty much assume there’s not gonna be anything particularly good here but I’m primarily thinking about an Apple Watch or home office tech like monitors or a standing desk
👀 Still looking for an apartment swap in NYC. I have a clean apartment in Mexico City. The dates are October 27th to November 3rd, Day of the Dead holiday weekend. With LOTS happening. Located in the best area of Mexico City with a ton of restaurants, cafes, and parks. High speed internet with standing desk, large TV, external monitor, and more. Message me your email or phone number and we can text to exchange pictures and more information.
Making himself at home in my home office!
Looking for furniture store recos in Brooklyn (new or second hand). I need a couple pieces including an office chair and would prefer to try them out in person. I'm in Fort Greene but I do have a car for places further out. Thanks for the help.
Joining a new company soon. Do you think they will provide home office stipend or is it too late in the pandemic?
Met this really cute guy at national training, exchanged phone number, but he's heading back to home office tomorrow. Advice?
Whoever is the chair of this bowl--please pin one of the substantive ergonomic chair threads. Keeps coming up endlessly--and will likely happen again and again in this extended WFH surreal moment in all our personal and professional lives.
Please advice, if you can't join after getting offer letter. What could be the consequences?
Does it make sense to move from one business unit to another at same position? What sort of pay raise one usually gets with that kind of move? Currently at B30 (Senior Analyst). Also, will it also affect current year’s rating and bonus? Does one have to serve notice period for an internal move? If yes, then how much?
We have any options to upgrade the os version of network devices say 50 routers in one go.
How are the client interviews after joining. Can we choose the tech stack or does the hiring manager assign the project. How is the work culture.For senior software engineer A3 and dotnet position. Are team members supportive.Need to decide if should try anywhere else too..Appreciate if anyone could respond
Guys, I have got an offer in Concord Technologies which is a small Product based company with around 250 employees. It is established since 1996 though. They are paying good as well without any negotiation. Thoughts please??
I really hate cvs right now. I called Monday to switch my prescription to the pharmacy so I wouldn’t have to wait until after Christmas for the mail order. They told me it was on hold until today so I called to get the status and now they still haven’t gotten it in and they said maybe on Monday it will come. I’m trying to really hard not to cry but I’m in pain and I really needed that medication. Does anyone have any remedies to relive the migraine pain? I normally take Zomig but I’m all out.
Has anyone gotten lip fillers? Getting them for the first time tomorrow and intend to only get enough to replace the volume I’ve lost as I’ve aged, not increase the size of them. Nervous people will notice (fwiw I’m only having zoom meetings now). Curious if others have had them without detection and whether I’m being paranoid.
do you have any coping mechanisms you’d recommend for students at an alternative school? We have a lot of meltdowns and apathy and lack of motivation
Cimpress Hi team, I have got a 30 mins screening interview scheduled with Cimpress can anyone guide what is it basically around?
Would you buy a house someone committed suicide in? My husband is very much against it but I LOVE the house. 😕
Thankfulness. This is definitely an awful, stressful, uncertain time. But, what is one thing you can be thankful about? Maybe if we focus on those things instead of the negatives we can survive.
Is the lateral market for corporate still hot? Heard some stuff about it slowing down. Woke up this morning and decided I need something new so hopefully I didn't miss the boat. I'm a mid-level.
Have we watched “For here or to go” on Netflix yet? So so relatable to our lives here in the US. Very well executed.
Does anyone know how difficult it is for a Citi analyst / AVP (or anyone below the SVP level) to receive an internal transfer + visa sponsorships to work abroad in another office? I’m an analyst wanting to move from the NYC office to Europe at some point
Does anyone actually work at Callen? I feel like that shop is an urban legend at this point
Is EY Tech Risk a good move? Currently an S1 feeling underpaid in MCOL at $86k with a few certs.
Some people are questioning whether the AI ketchup work was actually made using only the ‘ketchup’ prompt (as cited in video) to create the artwork - thoughts? https://joinfishbowl.com/post_1j3qsxjubw
Additional Posts in Corporate Transactional Law
Anyone able to share experience transitioning from finance or capital markets (or other corporate group) to M&A/PE as a junior?
For the M&A folks out there, what is your ideal number of “deals” to be staffed on (concurrently) to maintain a semblance of WLB?
I need some legal advice in my grievance letter. I have just paid £390 for a 16 min conversation with a solicitor and he now tells me reviewing the letter is an extra fee. I would be so grateful if someone could help me as I just need the last part reviewed which is the offer to my employer (UK Law). Thank you
Trying to get a sense of what's market comp for an in-house role:
-GC of a fast-growing software development, data science, and design shop (first legal hire)
-Requires 3+ years experience in-house and/or firm experience with commercial contracts and/or technology licensing
-Living in or willing to move to Southern California
-Reasonable work-life expectations (roughly 40 hour work week)
Recent law school grad here. Finishing up a clerkship in August and looking for jobs. Anyone know anything about RWI firms? Compensation range? Good stepping stone to BigLaw? Any tips appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Do you prefer Joint Venture or M&A work and why?
Does anyone have any tips on being consistent with time recording? I'll have a great month of real time entries and then fall of for 2wks. I've tried writing it down, Google keeps, sticky notes, and logging the task immediately but nothing sticks. Send help.
Would you choose to lateral to Holland & Knight or King & Spalding? M&A and private equity teams. Tha
Second year corporate associate — I have an extremely difficult time managing my workload. I feel that I’m otherwise a solid associate, but my main criticisms in reviews have been around communication of my workload and taking on conflicting deals. I just moved from biglaw to a large boutique, and this is something I’ve struggled with in both firms. Does anyone have advice on improving this skill and learning to better anticipate the needs of particular deal and client times?
Herman Miller Aeron 👌
Yep it’s a shocking amount but I broke down and got one after I threw my back out from marathon work sessions. No issues since
Steelcase Leap V2. You can get refurbished ones for a good price
🗣 hi if you have lower back pain, it might not be your chair but that you are seated for too long straight and experiencing sacroiliac joint inflammation. I went to a specialist and apparently my core and lower back muscles are weak, and that doesn’t keep all the joints connecting your spine and your hips stable enough. highly recommend strengthening your lower back and hips and maybe seeing someone to check your alignment. Another issue can also be that you prefer one side of your body over the other, which makes your posture asymmetrical and causes stress/inflammation/pain on your joints to overcompensate. I’d get up and stretch for 5-10 minutes after every half hour if possible! More effective and cheaper than any fancy chair
Good input. But I’d do all this and get the better chair
I have a Herman miller Sayl and my partner has an aeron and we’re both very happy with them. Herman Miller, Haworth, and Steelcase are worth checking out.
Herman Miller Aeron!
I'm not a gamer, but gamer chairs are designed for LONG hours of comfy use.
Needless to say, I love my gamer chair.
Gamer chair from IKEA.
Herman Miller Mirra 2 is a nice chair. Got a great deal off FB Marketplace
If you re short (like me) need a chair that adjusts the length
They have a bunch of spendy ones but the base model is great.
I work out of the hot tub when I’m at home. Highly recommend
Anyone have any super secret tips on finding an Aeron for a discount? Craigslist/FB Marketplace have come up a bit dry in my location.
I had the same issue - this chair is amazing.