Does higher vault ranking (v10-30 compared to v80-100) open more doors for corporate in-house opportunities for a senior associate? If chambers practice area rankings and expected billable hours are similar and they offer the same DPW pay scale, does it matter less? Is it better to stay at/lateral to a firm where you might be able last longer to learn the necessary skills? Any personal anecdote or advice would be appreciated. Thank you.
For drafting a stock purchase agreement for first few shots as a junior/mid level, how many billable hours spent are appropriate?
I’ll be short of RSM’s billable hours goal of 1600 by around 300 hours by the end of fiscal year end. How fucked am I?
How many billable hours per week keep you in the game at an agency making cuts? 60? 70? I have no idea what’s normal anymore.
How do you all track your billable hours? Want to move away from an excel sheet I manually update. Do you guys use software?
If you exceed your billable hours Monday through Thursday and don’t have much work to do on Friday, is it okay to leave early?
Which big law firms besides PW do not have billable hours requirements? Looking to lateral and I do not need the pressure of meeting silly numbers
Opinions and any information regarding billable hours and quality of work life at Stockwell, Harris, Woolverton & Helphrey...anything info appreciated!
Ever been let go before your billable time entries were in? Was let go today and not all of my time made it in as it was due next week. I’m expecting a heavy payout but I’m wondering if they can withhold since my billables are not in? Seems like their loss at this point.
Has anyone noticed that busy season is changing into a marathon, not a sprint? I’m working close to 60 billable hours/week year round, and 70+ Feb - April. Is this a bigger trend?
How many billable hours should I be hitting with a motion for summary judgement oral argument prep? I’m an associate starting my second year practicing law. Any advice for oral argument? I am very familiar w/ the facts. But the partner just told me to handle it. It’s pretty much a straight negligence premises liability case. Any insight would help
My firm sent an email yesterday saying their tracking billable hours DAILY. It’s either they don’t think we’re working from home or about to have some layoffs 🤷🏼♀️
Padding my billable hours like
Laughing in billable hours
What are legitimate options in careers for a tax manager coming from a midsize PA firm and 7 years of experience? I am feeling totally burned out of PA going to have 2,000 billable hours by EOY. Would really appreciate all suggestions!
Advice for young attorneys dealing with non-billable workload? I’m still my first two months at my firm but a ton of the work I’m being assigned is non-billable. I understand if I’m not still fully on boarded but how are we supposed to keep up billables while being given time consuming non billable work?
Looking at a job posting and it requires 1550 billable hours for a litigation paralegal position. Can anyone give me a rough estimate as to how many work hours that will likely translate to per week? (My current job does not use billable hours)
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!
My girlfriend is pregnant and is looking for recommendations for good cotton wear during later stages of pregnancy. Any ideas?
Nay-sayers who still have their heads in the sand: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/16/world/europe/italy-coronavirus-funerals.html
My ultimate future goal is to work in vulnerability management or penetration testing. Is it possible to switch to one of these roles coming from a cyber strategy background if I learn the scanning tools, linux, networking, etc in my own time? Or will nobody take a chance on me once I’m 5 years into my career? Or will they but my salary will go down significantly as I’ll kind of be a newbie again?
Ill say it again, we should start considerin splitting the Union. There is a minority of the US who wants a mad man in charge. There is very little reason for the majority to abide by this.
Just woke up in my outfit from last night alone and confused..but most tragic to me is that my CSR is missing 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭
For all teachers and admin! Please check out this resource to help kids transition back after remote learning and hybrid models. Made by a teacher (me) who did remote learning all year. Specifically made for teachers with guiding questions and a sequencing activity. (Follow Me to Distance Learning) https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=n9jcRsJ8NGc&feature=youtu.be. https://cea.org/simsbury-teacher-writes-book-to-help-students-understand-experience-of-remote-learning/. https://www.amazon.com/Follow-Distance-Learning-Agnieszka-Petlik/dp/1637103956/ref=mp_s_a_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=follow+me+to+distance+learning&qid=1628429531&sprefix=follow+me+to+dist&sr=8-3.
No referral bonus for CSR correct?
Consulting has turned me into a cynical a******. I used to be happy, funny and fun and now I'm borderline depressive, tired and unenthused about anything. (I'm looking to exit)
In talks to work on an awesome 2-3 yr project with full time salary and working from home. How can I negotiate taking a smaller role with them for an hourly rate to work on the side and stay at work?
Best examples of ramp back programs from parental leave? I get to choose my own adventure and am curious what’s worked well for others. Minimum hours required hasn’t been stipulated. Thanks!
What kind of laptop is providing by bristlecone as joining kit ? And what salary to be negotiate for a 7 yoe data scientist.. all fixed salary ..
How does the $250 PDA+accessories reimbursement work? Let’s say I bought my PDA for $199 on Deloittenet, but I’ll buy a phone case and maybe a screen protector, within 50 bucks, how to get reimbursed?
How many of you moved back in with your parents due to COVID? I’m seriously considering moving back home once my lease is up.
Anyone has good advices on mba admission essays? Can I read your essays if you don’t mind :) applying for mba schools right now. I have a masters already, not sure if it will help that much for my career?
I'm an ArtDir working in US with 3.5 yrs exp., US Advertising Masters degree, 2 years exp in India. I'm planning to move to Toronto this year. What's the salary range I can expect if I go client side?
Have an offer as a sales associate at an asset management firm. Mid size, location San Fran. Have around 3 years of experience post undergrad, Econ major but not licenses or CFA (yet) doing sales planning work.. pay is 76k + bonus worth it?
Are any human capital/HR practices or consultancies hiring? Friend graduated and looking for entry level role.
What is the current entry level salary for a designer in NYC at a smaller but creative shop and what is the standard benefit package that comes with that? 2 weeks vacation, 5 sick days, insurance?
I’ve been trying to leave as a senior but can’t find a chill company where I can work normal 9-6 hours and make a decent salary. Looking to work in FP&A or accounting. Currently make $100K and want to move to leave. Where do I go without taking a pay cut?
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