Does anyone have any insight to the billable hours and culture at Quarles & Brady in the Minneapolis office?
Hi there, starting new in private practice. My job requires billable hours. Anyone know where I can find a list of terms and descriptions I can use when I am billing clients? TIA
What, in your opinion, is considered a healthy billable hours per month that is good enough and sustainable?
Any advice on transitioning out of law to anything else that pays around the same (180+)? I’m 3 years out of law school. 1.5 at a small law firm and 1.5 big law. M&A practice group. Too soon to go in house? I hate billable hours and have no life working 2100 hours a year.
If a recruiter asks what your average billable hours are, will you ever have to show proof of this number or no?
Anyone else completely mail it in after giving their 2 weeks? Major senioritis for me rn. Probably had 2 billable hours today. Maybe
Based on the comments of many I know I’m not alone in just being weary right now and the past year. Big law litigation is just a billable hamster wheel I want to get off. I’m also done with firm politics, billable hours, and mystery comp models. But I’m a sucker for security and the “devil you know” has kept me here for years. Are lower stress law jobs a real thing in house and how do you get away from litigation if you haven’t been working hardcore on contracts?
Are there any BCBAs here?
What's the most rewarding thing in this field for you guys? Definitely not salary, although it's just decent.
For me, it's working with parents and when they are onboard, and we see the massive progress in the kids.
Lastly, what's your ideal salary range for a 20 billable hours BCBA?
Does anyone else feel anxious about recording billable hrs? This is my first agency job, and I feel anxiety/guilt if I took too long to complete something, not billable enough in a day, etc.
Partners/shareholders - how many hours are you expected to bill on work vs client dev and firm/associate management? My firm keeps saying that "there's no such thing as a relationship partner" and everyone top-to-bottom is expected to log 2000 hours/year on real billable work. Marketing etc is done on top of that. Is that normal?! If so, I'm going to have to totally rethink my life goals.
Partners: how many hours, including billable hours, do you need to work for a year? More than associates’ hours, or less, or about the same?
Internal Thoughts: Being a lawyer is already stressful enough, but these BILLABLE HOURS can kiss my entire ass! Aside from going in-house can anyone recommend some other career paths in the legal field that don’t require billables? Thanks in advance 🥲
What does everyone have for billable hours?
When should I start to get worried that corporate is so slow? Have only billed 230 hours for the year so far and it doesn’t seem like things are picking up soon so getting nervous since my firm has a billable hours minimum requirement.
What matters more: meeting/exceeding billable requirements or doing high quality work well above your class year?
At what point would a firm start questioning an associate’s billable hours total? Since WFH, I’ve taken on a few doc review projects to keep hours up but I feel like some clients/peers are skeptical
How many billable hours do people in prosecution tend to average each month? I’ve gone through waves of feeling like my billable hours requirement is reasonable to feeling like I’m drowning and can’t possibly do it for that long.
I want to leave my job as an IT Auditor- but I fear that “IT Audit skills” are not reasonably transferable to other jobs. I’ve barely been doing this a year but I am not a fan of the tik and check of audit in general. Im not even sure what I’d want to do- any career advice or idea of a new role?
Hi fishes, is the company Applaudo studios genuine? I don't find any offices in India, but they are hiring for the Karnataka region.
“Tell me about a time when…”
With the STAR structure, how long can/should these answers be? I’m seeing everything from 1 minute to over three minutes.
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Wat ctc can I expect with 7.5 YOE in SAP Basis domain in Mindtree kolkata location ?? Tata Consultancy Larsen & Toubro Infotech EY Wipro Infosys Cognizant Capgemini
Hi fishes! The hiring manager has asked me for salary expectations of B6 Data Analyst and my experience is 3.5 yrs with a CTC of 6.65. Considering I have to move to Bangalore l'm thinking of asking 13 or 14.. is it a big ask? If so, what do you think is a good ask? Please help. Thanks in advance :)
How much does YOE matter? 3 YOE out of undergrad and I just got the manager promotion at a B4 consulting shop (FB hasn’t updated companies but I used to be at D 😅)
Will my lack of experience hurt me when I’m looking for exit ops (ideally to tech)?
Is there anyone in this bowl who resides in Austin and works for any of the major hospitals? Been trying to go back into a hospital/clinical setting since moving from DC last year. Would love to pick your brain on what the culture is like at your hospital.
I have 7+ years of healthcare experience doing process improvement, research, health policy, and health outcomes.
I have an upcoming Interview in Accenture, for Frontend developer role.
This is is forst telephonic round schedule next week.
Any tips for interview or prepration?
Thank you in advance. Accenture
I’m currently in Underwriting but I’m thinking of switching over to the corporate risk management side. Is this something I should do? Any advice would be welcome.
How do you address students who are having full-on conversations when you are giving directions for a task/assignment?
I have got an offer letter from Infosys. I have accepted the offer letter via launchpad app and submitted other details and documents in Launchpad. Is there anything else I need to do apart from this to confirm my offer?
I have secured positive feedback from interviews and awaiting negotiation call. However it has been 3-4 days since I shared my documents. Does it take that long for negotiation call to come? Or is it something I should worry about? Can anyone give me any tip? Thanks.
How do you reconcile doing audit work for a company who’s business dealings are ethically questionable? Think MLMs like Herbalife
I get we’re basically policing them and performing a required service, but outside of my job I despise their model and think they take advantage of people
Is it possible to join the TCS in future after accepting the offer in ibeigin portal ?
Kindly provide your valuable suggestions . Tata Consultancy
Nylons. Do I really need them? I freaking hate them and they seem dated. But also, my legs are kind of pasty and not amazingly toned. I still want to dump every pair. Thoughts? Reasonable alternatives?
I have 2 YOE, current CTC- 6 LPA. If I switch to TCS, how much CTC I can expect?
Do most people have MBAs client side ? Is it impossible to get into the brand side of things without an MBA? Not willing to go into debt/ do not even want to go back to school for a job.
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You made it! It's Friday and the week is over. Anyone have fun plans for the weekend/halloween?
Would you wear?
I’m 35 years old and I want to go into law, outside of the, it’s never too late bs, how possible is it for me to still have a successful career financially? What about if I wanted a family? Would the student loans be worth it?
Anyone who goes to court relatively often wear braids? Honestly, I know it’s something I have to get over, but I am so worried that the partners wouldn’t like it or I would prejudice the clients because I’m pretty sure all the judges are racist or so wrapped up in respectability (read racist) they won’t hear my arguments for what they are.
Could really go for some senegalese twists rn.
I need to grow my professional network, I feel lonely and little bit stuck...How did you find your mentor?
Ladies do you wear pointed shoes to work?
I've wondered about this because of so much news from the Supreme Court, do you think people are losing respect for Supreme Court? Especially when it seems justices are trying to move power to the state level?
Stuck between prioritizing family and work again. I already planned to take several extra days off in December to see the entire extended family for Christmas, and now I'm being told off for wanting to miss thanksgiving so I can work. I adore my family, but I also want to make money and have a ton to do so I can be there free of distractions at Christmas. AITA for missing thanksgiving?
Has anyone experienced not being able to hit your hours and you are one of two associates in your group?
Do you watch law shows or do you avoid them? If you watch them, what are your favorites?
Just lost another case. Three in a row this year so far. Looking for some encouragement from the community (especially since I'm the only person of color at my firm).
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It’s a 3 day weekend! 🎊 Any plans? Sending hugs to everyone that doesn’t have Veterans Day off. Come get a plate from the cookout when you get off work lol
I’m a capital markets associate in Big Law. I'm currently interviewing at new firm, and so far in the process, my start date was changed twice... I’m hesitant to put in my two weeks notice. Should I reach out to the hiring person of contact what’s the hold up? Or will that affect my offer?
Are there any clients you would not take because they challenge your personal ethics & morals?
Have you applied for reciprocity in another state? Was the character and fitness process as intense as the first go round?
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Yes & yes , 100hrs.
50 hours, and yes.