It's almost as if the C-level pros don't have any interest in anything or anyone outside of work. I know it's their job but wow, could you just stop name-dropping for awhile? Please?
What’s a toxic trait you wish you didn’t have?
Maybe US really should break up into two different countries - one democratic and one republican. The Congress can’t agree on anything these day and by doing so only enables the executive branch to consolidate the power into its own hands. Very sad.
When is the right time to ask for a raise in salary? Nearing the end of my first year at current tech startup. We don’t have a formal process to request a merit or cost of living salary increase that I know of… there’s less then 15 people in our company. I made a big no no when joining the company and did not negotiate the salary before accepting. Should I informally chat about future compensation to my boss? He’s a pretty laid back guy and I think he may be flexible with me.
Give some feedback on LogicMonitor (SaaS product company), how is the work culture and employee benefits?
Hey EY folks,
Please seggest badge to complete for a new joiner in data science domain. Senior 3 level, not sure where to start this badge thing. Thanks in advance 🙏🏻
What does everyone do for CharlieCard fees when there's the possibility that you'll be traveling at a moment's notice? Weekly/monthly pass or just pay by trip?
I am taking the Amazon work style assessment and work simulation assessment today. Please if anyone has any tips to share, I’m all ears. Thanks 😊.
My confession is, some people will feel this in their chest. Others will see it and think that this is how things should be.
Why is FAANG PM and other product exits so desirable? My ex-consulting friends are mainly doing project mgt work not P&L ownership. Curious considering how much ppl dislike project mgt work generally. Post mba level
I’m such an idiot. I made my daughter’s first birthday party 1 to 3 pm, and after sending out the invites, I notice that her naptime has slowly migrated to 1pm. Is there anything I can do to avoid changing the party time?
How is everyone approaching the idea of centralized vs. Decentralized IT When it comes to multiple offices globally?
Got really drunk over the weekend, called my best friend at work, and came out to her. I’m really afraid she is going to tell other people I work with
Friends I received offer with joining date did not take it due to family emergency then this pandemic came now no joining date for me. How are you guys doing are you getting new people onboard?
I have a friend that’s looking to get into consulting/business analyst work but he CANNOT GET HIRED. Can anyone take a look at his resume and let me know what’s missing? I’ve been trying to help him for the last year and a half now.
Sell or hold 3M?
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I work for a lot of partners across various offices. One particular office at my firm believes texting me to follow up on stuff is okay (multiple partners, all from that one office). Like 2 hours will go by after an email was sent and they’ll text me “hey please see your email” or something like that. It’s driving me crazy. Anyone else go through this and how do I tell them that texting is crossing a line? I do have my cell phone number in my signature but that’s meant for calling if needed.
Somebody at LW told me laterals get less of a bonus than home growns do for their first year or two. Could anybody verify?
Is it okay to be the lowest biller? Im at 2000 while others are around the 2200 range. Our requirement is 1900. No desire of making a partner.
I just learned I made the same mistake I made a few months ago thatll be embarrassing and I need strength to tell the partner
Has anyone ever had their background screening or conflict checks not cleared before, and resulted in their offer being rescinded?
Any intel on the following NYC finance/banking groups? E.g. billable hours, friendliness/culture, experience opposite them in deals.
Skadden, Milbank, White & Case, Hogan Lovells and Proskauer.
How long does it take on average to make partner at a V100 firm? How long should it take?
Help! I was headed to the 7th Circle of Hell but took a wrong turn and ended up at Cadwalader! Can anyone tell me how I make it back? I can't stand it here!
I made a really dumb mistake that made me look stupid in front of my entire team on a case. Partner didn’t name me, but everyone knew I was working on that area, so they know I made the mistake. Should I separately email the partner to apologize and ask how I can help fix?
My least favorite part about this job is how so much of it is pestering people and then getting scolded because I didn’t follow up with a specialist a 4th and 5th time while we’re still waiting for comments. I’m generally fine with the project management aspect of deal work, but I don’t know how to make a senior counsel or partner actually do their job or respond to me. Also, since I know this response is coming: I call too.
Have a 5th interview tomorrow and and 6th sometime next week. All have been with partners. Is this normal? Has been going on for over a month now and now sure how to interpret it.
Roughly how much do paralegals and legal secretaries get paid in biglaw or comparable boutiques in major cities?
I’m a first year and got an offer for a lateral position. Is it normal for a firm not to offer any signing bonus for junior associates? The only “bonus” appears to be prorated covid bonus.
Trust & estate/wealth mgmt attorneys in biglaw, what do you do in your day to day? I assume it’s more of a transactional role, but is there lit too?
I am currently in tech trans and realizing that this leaves me little exit opps except going in house. I’m wondering if I should retool to T&E or general corporate law so that I have the option to hang my own shingle one day or work in a small firm (mostly be less dependent on large corp client or a separate corp group sending work my way).
Have some potential hits in BigLaw. But say I don’t particularly enjoy my current practice area (X) and would prefer to do another area (Y). If I receive and accept offer, can I then internally get work for Y, while just sucking it up and doing X for a couple years in hopes of transitioning to practice Y?
What do you think will happen to counsel and NEP comp in light of the latest wave of raises?
Client: Is this legal?
Me: No, there is specific precedent on point.
Client: Okay, well we need you guys to work twice as hard to make it legal somehow.
Me: Okay, well we wrote a memorandum about certain changes you could make to your business model that we believe...
Client: No. The business model is what it is.
Partner: Message received. We will work twice as hard.
Me: [starts looking for lateral opportunities]
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