Different sort of question, but has anyone also wrestled with the more existential question of whether to go into something more traditionally high-paying (corp strat, etc.) vs doing something more impact-oriented for lower pay? How did you think through that? What did you end up deciding?
Just graduated college. Start date pushed back from July to October. Am I eligible for unemployment? It’s not technically furloughed, but similar situation. Assuming the federal unemployment continues at some level.
What should the difference in salary be between 1st, 2nd, 3rd years be? Just found out I’m only gonna be making between 5-6% more than the class before me. Seems unfair.
Do we get onsite opportunities in PwC AC Bangalore? What is the process and how doest it work.
I'm an associate 2. Please let me know.
Should I shop at Charles Tyrwhitt? Any experiences to share? Looking for some smarter WFH outfits.
Favorite women in business/psychology books and podcasts and ted talks?
Like: Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman
by Gail Evans
A very close friend said my YSL Niki is fake during our lunch. It’s not. She doesn’t believe me. I’m not offended (we have known each other 20+ years) but how does one deal with this? Now I’m worried about people thinking I carry fakes
Employee was terminated once employer learned of her bf being an ex-felon. I know we are an at-will state, but can a claim be filed about this? She had good performance reviews and was getting raises left and right. Since it’s not direct discrimination towards her, it makes things even more weird. Thinking if can’t go through EEOC, then what type of claim can I file in litigation?
Question for Mastercard fish: What’s the post offer process? Is there a background check, drug screen, or reference check? Just curious.
MBA entry level salaries in Europe? Are they as standardized as the US? Starting my MBA in the fall and want to know if I’d be able to afford to live in Paris, Milan or Switzerland. Are there any other prominent post-MBA career paths besides consulting in Europe?
I am looking for referrals in the field of urban design/ urban planning in Bangalore or Delhi, India. I have 2 years of experience.
Please let me know if you have any leads.
Fellow HR Professionals,
Curious to know how you are handling current inflation rates versus 3% merit increases. Are you adjusting merit increases for inflation? If not, how are you handling those conversations?
Can anyone share how Capital One online coding assessment for data analyst, data scientist is? Any resources or experience on what to be prepared for?
I got laid off by DoorDash today (Was going to begin my employment next month) I applied for my work authorization since I am an international student and have a ticking clock. I am have started actively looking again and would love any help or referrals thanks!
Additional Posts in Underdogs at Law
Welcome, underdogs. Let’s get down to brass tacks — what’s your underdog story, or maybe you’re still at the bottom of an uphill struggle?
Anyone severely underperform getting their JD and wind up pursuing an LLM to become more competitive in the job market? Tell us your story.
For those that struggle with “imposter syndrome” that don’t have a lot of successes to self-assure with, what strategies do you employ to help rebuild your confidence in a pinch? (Continued)
I would like to first commend the attorney for starting this bowl. I attended a T4 school and was stuck in doc review for years. However through networking, I made connections which gave me a chance to get my foot through the door. One I did I knew they would have to physically drag me out of that firm if they wanted me to leave. Now I’m a partner at a multi-state/national firm. I’m always looking for similarly situated young attorneys to mentor and help. Anyone out there feel free to pm me.
We’d love to hear success stories of the extreme. Has anyone gone from low ranking bottom class struggling for work to a rewarding career, both fiscally and mentally? The more contemporary the better, since the legal education, landscape and job market has drastically changed in the millennium.
What have been your most challenging “underdog” interview questions to have to answer? You know, the ones that make you explanation yourself you worry about being received poorly. We’re you able to succeed, and if so, what was your answer?
Hey Underdogs, Just out of a state clerkship, unemployed, barred in NJ eligible to transfer score to NY. OCS unhelpful where should I be looking for job postings.
Show of hands, who was outcast from their 1L social circle once everyone found out they were low income? 🙌
Didn't have top grades, wasn't on law review. Worked at a midsize firm and was laid off in march-- have about 3 years experience in a hot practice area. Have been applying and had some interviews at larger shops but nothing has come of it. I'm still applying to roles (not many out there) in my area but coming to the realization based on number of larger firm rejection letter that I may not find a role. Where would you go from here if you were me? Was making good money at the midsize...
Any minority lawyers in here that were blacklisted from big firms for a time gap or after layoff? How did you move forward?
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