Anyone reading the new book about Jones Day?

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Servants of the Damned. I’m about halfway through. So far, it was mostly what you’d expect, but I find it really entertaining and readable.

This may be a jaded hot take, but I don’t really find JD’s Big Tobacco representation to be that reprehensible. Maybe it’s because I have resigned myself to representing oil and gas companies, but I didn’t find anything in the RJR portion of the book to be that appalling.

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I don’t see why representing Big Tobacco is worse than representing anyone else. And, if you’re in this business, you probably think everyone is entitled to representation. So…

Put T in the title and sell some books

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What’s the name of it?

https://www.amazon.com/Servants-Damned-Donald-Corruption-Justice/dp/0063266210

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I’ve gone to a couple of bookstores here in DC and it was sold out at both.

Want to get my hands on it just so I can troll my JD buddies.

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Every employees at TD just got a 3% off cycle raise to combat inflation. Comes into effect July 1st.

Have other companies done similar? Obviously doesn't fully offset inflation but I'm glad to see the bank addressing the issue.

I worry public officials (teachers, nurses etc.) Won't be so lucky

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Anybody here familiar with hourly tattoo rates in the area? Looking at really detailed black work from an artist that specializes in it. got quoted $300hr, does this sound about right?

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How do y’all expect the new interest rates/talk of recession affecting your work?

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I accidentally elected that I don’t need federal income tax withheld from my W-2 paycheck. I’ve made payments this month via estimated taxes of 110% of 2021’s federal income tax liability. Will I still be penalized for not withholding consistently throughout the year for my W-2 income?

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Want to join Big4, what shud I do.

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What's the referral process like at S&/PwC?
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Trying to make moves like Messi and sign ASAP 🥅 🤞🏽


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The best tourist destination in India in your opinion is.....?

Just joined EY, why i have just 2.5 leaves for this year ? When will the other leaves get credited ?

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Hey Everyone, I'm a Mechanical Engineer that has not worked in the Engineering field since being in Canada. My degree is from a fully accredited institution but I have sent numerous amounts of applications and no company wants to take the chance. Since I've been here I work my way up in the few industries that I've worked in. I just need a opportunity to apply my knowledge and experience with the Mechanical Engineering field.

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How did you get people excited about your app launch?

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I’m Indonesian but not working in indo and currently looking to move back in the near future.

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I recently learned from 3 different employees that left (voluntarily) they were making 98-105k. They were outside candidates and were all hired within the last year and for the same position, and same regional territory. I have worked for the company 3+ years and went from a core position, to large loss. I was given a 10k raise putting me around 78k. Yes.... some of these individuals have Lardge Losss experience but does that really make a 20-25k difference? Any advise!?

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