Share your story, and why you’ve chosen to work with your firm or custodian here. So many BD’s force their clients onto expensive platforms. Raise awareness and help reduce client fees.
Recently laid off and on the job hunt. Feeling uninspired but want to create a side project that hopefully gets some press attention. How do I start? And how do (good) projects get press?
How do you all stay motivated to study for the GMAT. I’m feeling exhausted between client work and firm initiatives and weekends I’m feeling drained too? Any tips and tricks would be very appreciated!
When you want to say "hell no" to a dud project but you can't because it'll reflect poorly on your 'initiative' rating 😪🤦♀️
Project ran into unexpected delays due to client's inability to make key decisions. Not a whole lot more my team can do to stay busy for the next 2 weeks. Planning to "work" remote. Billable or PTO?
Anyone ever hookup with a client or team member in the same office while the team plows forward with the audit?
Have two brand new hires (Analysts) on project. Feels nerve wrecking as their manager sometimes.. i will forever be their first manager; want to make their experience with remembering.
Trying to get a sense of what folks at other firms are doing. What type of client are you on & what are you trying to help them accomplish / how long will it take you? ⬇️
Have any of you successfully petitioned to change venue based on inability to have a fair trial? I have a civil case where the county DA is suing my client, and I can’t picture a fair trial happening.
This week I started traveling from the East to West Coast for a new, 6 month project. Any pro tips on how to make living at airports somewhat bearable (if that’s even possible..) ?
Accomplishments section: can I put in organizational awards from college for groups I was president of (I.e. best student org on campus as determined by administration) and can I put in recognition bonuses from the firm (i.e. Exceptional Performance Award for Project X)
@Deloitte SM's... manager on long term project is new to the firm. I'm working my ass off; how do I ask for an applause award? (Contd)
Help! Found out I need to dress business formal starting Mon. for a client, but I only have 1 suit & 2 blazers. Any way to make this all business formal? Or do I need to drop $$ this weekend on suits?
What does it mean to be on PIP? Is it a sign to leave? How hard does it become to internal transfer or move to a different client then? -PDUBS
Is MBA a must to get promoted from associate to consultant (analyst to associate in most firms)? It is at Parthenon MX, but its not for other cities. Is this something usual at other firms in different cities?
I sent an meeting minutes without aligning and just got yelled by SM. It made me want to quit the job like now 🥺
Poll: After tonight’s dumpster fire, do you think there should be another debate? Vote below by liking Yes or No.
Want to start investing. Already maxing out 401k, any recommendations for a rookie looking to start investing?
I just have a Wealthfront account and 401k. Do I need anything more than the basic TurboTax? Does anyone find lots of value in the more expensive options? It keeps trying to upsell me.
Currently 2nd year analyst. Anyone else having a tough time with recruiting? Still no offer, applied to over 50 places and got 1 interview.
Just Curious... what’s your age and 401k Balance? Will be interesting to see how everyone stands up to their peers.
About to discuss offer for a secondment abroad. Is there usually room for comp negotiation on these assignments?
Setting up my WFH office for my upcoming intern role in IB, any recommendations for which kind of mouse+keyboard that will be comfortable for that kind of work? Any important tips for max comfot?
FB fam esp. parents with kids who use baby sitters need some advice. How much should we give our babysitter for Christmas? We pay her $300 weekly for watching kids 20hours (before /after school).
Interview at HBS coming up, anyone have a good way to catch up on the top news stories from the past month or so? Or any other tips in general?
How do you politely let down a past coworker who reaches out about a position at your agency that they are not qualified for? Nice guy, unfortunately was laid off... but (cont’d)
What do you do when small local firms won’t give your resume the time of day, but everyone you ask for resume feedback on says your materials are fine? These aren’t big law or boutiques, we’re talking probably paying $20-30 an hour part time as an associate with firms of 1-3 attorneys generally. I know biglaw is recovering from COVID but has it really hurt small law so badly getting an interview is next to impossible? Any and every practice area. Work is work. Approx. 500k local population size.
Hi all. Have a 2.5 yo and baby due early May. Husband works full time but will get 2 weeks off at first. Any experienced mamas have ideas of how to balance 2.5 yo and newborn? ...contd