I’m pretty sure colleagues at my firm are inflating their billable hours. Is this the norm? I suspect many of you will think this is obvious and/or that I’m naive but wtf? I find hitting 2200 is tough even with a good sized work load. Am I just expected to play the game? I don’t want to sound self-righteous but if most are lying just to make the requirement, then maybe the requirement should be lower.
Australian big 6 (biglaw equiv) associate keen to lateral to US biglaw (NY, Boston, Chicago, SF, etc) in corporate or projects. Anyone got any tips / want a referral bonus?
Have a call scheduled with a big 4 recruiter for a role in the finance transformation group. Any suggestions on how I could go about preparing for this call? Also if anyone out there is currently in one of the finance transformation groups and is willing to have a quick call please let me know!
Who else is doing expenses on an amazing Saturday? I noticed a $50 dinner charge. Damn you Sheraton. I hardly ate anything that night.
I’m thinking about joining a colombian series B startup, role in São Paulo - I’ve been in consulting so I have no idea how to assess salary expectations for a startups - I have 3 YOE - any insight? Unaware of how equity conversations go also
Strategy& vs PWC perks: are there any differences? Specifically for things like expense amounts, ability to book biz class tickets, gym memberships, airport lounge access, cell phone stipends, etc.
Got an offer with Microsoft for L60 recruiter.Any idea on the salary ranges for the same and also around the work culture.Will help in my decision making.
🐟 folks - anybody know good immigration lawyers in New York or Virginia. Need it for a H-1b friend who is not in the big 4.
For JHI....what is your school/classroom policy on cell phones? We have a policy but it’s not really followed so each teacher does their own thing. It’s a nightmare!
Anyone here invest in index funds? I’m thinking about VTSAX but FXROX has no expense fees so it looks enticing. But I hear most people rave about VTSAX
What should I do? My 401k went from gaining 38% year after year for the past 4 years, now I'm losing money rapidly. I lost over 11k twice this week already. I been down almost every day this week. Please offer some good advice. What should I do? Should I put everything into safer stocks or just sit tight and ride it out?
I’ve had a few friends die tragically in the last couple months - only one being COVID-related. I’ve been dealing with lots of grief and I’m trying out BetterHelp to talk through some stuff. Haven’t had an appointment yet, but I set my account up using my firm laptop and now I feel like that was really dumb. Am I an idiot?
How many people changed careers or wanted to change careers as soon as you returned from maternity leave? You or people you know? I couldn’t care less about advertising right now.
Planning to travel international for Christmas. However, initiated H1B transfer process with Deloitte. Can I travel internationally during the transfer process? I have a valid visa stamp till 2021.
Best way to prep for the McKinsey PEI interview?
End goal in PE career? Let’s say you make it to MD at UMM shop. How is comp compared to let’s say F500 C-suite? I’d imagine both to be 10 - 30M, but a cushier rise in F500. Am I wrong? Just trying to figure out this giant rush by so many colleagues to the buy-side
Homework... it’s my worst nightmare in the classroom. I have to give it but have flexibility in creating my own policy. Please share what you give, how you collect, and/or grade!! THANKS!
Sitting here in SFO airport and the gate agent has organized a paper airplane contest with 15 people or so. The Prize is a free drink on the plane
''Tis the season of holiday parties. What's the craziest thing that's ever happened at yours?
Seeking immigration / travel advise. I know we are not lawyers but any experiences / stories would be helpful. Can I enter the US when I have H1B change of employer petition approved but employed with my current company and serving notice period? Which company’s I-797 form do I show immigration? Do I tell them about switching jobs, etc.? My new company lawyers are not providing clear guidance on this and suggesting against travel due to COVID in general. Thank you.
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