Need some advice, I’m a third year healthcare/corp/M&A associate in Texas from a small firm. Was let go today because of recent hires and not enough billable work. Feel like I should try everything possible to secure another job and still a bit shocked. So if anyone in this bowl has any leads, please let me k ow! TIA!
What the most outrageous billable hours you can confirm at your firm? Just learned from a partner that the highest billers at my firm came in at 3600, 3500 and 3200. Seems fishy to me.
What's everyone hoping to get for Christmas? I got my present early: five months of billable work to start off 2016.
How do you respond to getting called out for low billable hours? Had a come to Jesus call and I mean I get it, my hours are low, but now I'm getting follow up emails. I don't know how many times I can say I understand. Is there something else they're looking for me to say or are they just hounding me to hound me?
How do you get 40 hours of billable work done (and then not fall behind on admin stuff) with kids at home!? I have a 4 month old and a 3 yo with care 2 days per week and I don’t think I can do this!! Please help!
People on here are talking about billable hours and utilization... are those things that are tracked on an individual basis? We do it as a firm aggregate and thought that was the norm, but seems to be that it might be tied to specific people at other firms?
I can't wait 'til the day I can quit. As audit ain't nothing but bullshit. Audit programs won't be a bore. Time entry won't be a chore. Realization, billable hours will be no more.
How many are experiencing more anxiety than usual? What’s causing the added anxiety, besides lower than expected billable hours?
When your boss gives you 48 hours (clock hours not billable hours) to produce a viable objection to a MTD/compel arbitration in a complex commercial lit case, which is not my practice area, what kind of result is he expecting? From scratch, no template.
On pace for ~3750 billable hours this year. Worst three months of 17 year career. Send help plz
Any diplomatic tips to get interns/juniors to work faster? Without having ever experienced the hectic nature of being in the office, ours seem to be working at a snail’s pace (3 billable hours to copy 4 blogs over to a different platform? With no SEO or image research? Dream on... 🐌) and considering it to be working under pressure. I’m not expecting the world from them and understand it’s a learning experience... but also want them to be working faster to be able to take more on. Unreasonable?
I'm finishing my first year as an associate in Minneapolis and am considering a move to Boston (originally from the East Coast). Can anyone in the area give some insight into general billable requirements, salaries, and quality of life as a young associate? Or just your experiences as Boston/NE attorneys. Thanks!
My peers are not getting as much work as me. I pride myself on being a hard worker and a team player, but it’s getting out of hand. I have been working 80+ billable hours the past month+
How many real hours does it take to reach 8-10 billable hours? First year associate here wondering what a 8-10 billable hour day would look like now that I’m seeing my workload ramp up slowly but surely.
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
What is the salary range Cognizant is offering for the role of Scrum Master / Manager with 8+ Years of experience in the current market scenario?
Interested in transitioning into being a compensation analyst. Does anyone know someone who has done this before? Do you think it is a good career? How hard would it be to land a role from audit?
What was your utilization like after taking parental leave? About to take a couple months and I’m curious how much it will impact my year end utilization % (not that this will impact how long I take off).EY
COVID-19 to 45 🥴
Hi, so I was told on Friday that today (Tuesday) would be my last day at my job, and I know it was unwarranted and unfair, but it was a really toxic work environment, and I was already miserable, so it wasn’t a place I wanted to stay. I had only been there a few months, does being terminated affect me getting my next job/anyone have stories of success after getting fired? Feeling really down.
In PA, what qualities in a staff/senior do you see that make you think this kid has got some serious potential?
On h1b. Gonna give my 2 weeks this Friday. Really can’t take it anymore. And then leave country nov 25. (Have to hang around for a close friends wedding). Do we see any issues with this?
How to refuse to not keeping get extended for a shitty project with poor management, difficult client，and things I cannot learn and grow? I am definitely going to leave firm bc of this.
The lions are about to hire the D coordinator from the Patriots who just lost to the D coordinator of the Eagles who the lions fired a few years ago 🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️🤦🏼♀️ I will never see lions SB 🙁
United lounge in Boston?
I am in Canada on work permit and need to visit India for my wedding in July. Will there be any issues when returning to Canada (beyond Covid test and quarantine)? Also which airlines are currently flying to India? TIA
Accenture fish. Typical total comp for L2 MD from outside. Base. Bonus. Equity other? Thanks so much
Gibson Dunn: What are people’s thoughts on the quality of work, firm culture, diversity, and career opportunities?
What would be the right amount of expected salary for a Senior IS Assurance in BDO LLP New York?
Anyone here interviewed for Capital One Corporate Strategy (Associate)? Had a 3rd round case interview with a director and it was great aside from one logical qualitative question at the end. Do you need to have a perfect case to move forward? That very last question I blanked.
Anyone made the jump from one big 4 firm to another and if so were you required to divulge the firm you were leave for? Also were you given the opportunity to say goodbye to your colleges? From my understanding as soon as you let your performance manager know you're escorted out of the building.
LGA American 6am flight tomorrow, is an hour enough to get thru security and to gate on time?
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