$7 bottle of water in a hotel room should be a crime. Has anyone ever drank one of these out of desperation?
Are (single) people really paying ~$3k+ for larger 1BRs in 14th/U/Shaw area? Trying to move into something spacious (over 750sqft) with a good view; can afford it but doesn’t seem like the most responsible/efficient use of $. But also have found some really cool units. Thoughts or perspectives?
Shouting a rhetorical question into the void… why do some law firm web sites not list the members and chairs of practice areas? Do they hate new clients? Like playing hard to get?
My boss makes jokes about me being from a different country whenever there is a work meeting or a gathering with coworkers, even though he knows where I am from. This usually occurs when I meet new work-related people or for example if I am in a situation that involves ethnic related subjects.
What is this? This is normal?
The first time I ignored that, but now it has become a pattern and is bothering me now. I am south-American working in the UK.
I see more and more of these less expensive skincare brands (the ordinary, in key list). Are they really any good? I want a new eye cream and am tempted to try since they are so inexpensive but I still hate buying things that don’t really deliver. Does anyone have any recommendations for these brands of holy grail products you adore?
I am currently working in a BD/Digital Strategy role and would like to switch to an MC role. Could you suggest on how to build a CV for the latter given that an MC role responsibilities are quite different from a BD/Digital Strategy role? Any tips on preparation and the companies to apply for are highly appreciated.
How much time per week does everyone spend in the office (not so much a billables question, just time in the office pre-COVID orders)?
Struggling with hormonal changes (oily skin, acne, hair on chin/face) during pregnancy at 15 weeks. Anything to do for this or just deal with it until postpartum?
Currently serving the notice period with 30 days left
Looking for the below job opening at accenture:
Starting the process of freezing my eggs soon. Any insight on what it’s like to do that? How did hormones impact your work, if at all?
Can someone explain let's say base is 150 with 30k signing bonus. After year 2 you're telling me that I'd only make the base?
Not factoring RSUs into the equation.
Reviews! Personal shopper boxes like Stitch Fix, Trunk Club, Mme LaFleur, etc. Who’s tried what, and how worth it was it on 1-5 scale? [1=terrible/will never do again, 5= awesome/will buy again]
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Put off a 50 state survey I’m supposed to do for a partner. Just started and spent an hour doing just Alabama—off to a great start!!! 🙄 Time to drown my non-billable sorrows with tater tots.
Thoughts on transitioning from L&E to a corporate counsel role. Is this a difficult transition?
Any advice on how to make your resume attractive for in-house positions? I’m a senior lit associate at a biglaw firm and have all the academic bling but getting no traction on my in house lit counsel application. Ready to get out!
Overheard at work: partner speaking meeting notes into a literal dictaphone for his secretary to type up later.
I am attending a securities conference in LA and I have no idea what people wear to those nowadays. Any tips are appreciated.
Got “senioritis.” on my way out of my firm and am super unmotivated. Have a ton of stuff to wrap up though. How the hell do I manage to eek out 2 more weeks like this? How have you done when in similar position?
Tips for staying sane while self isolating? I live alone and with the office closed + the city shut down I’m realizing how much I depend on work for socializing. Haven’t said a word out loud all day🤦🏻♀️
How long is your commute to work? Do you leave extra early/late to avoid rush hour? Considering moving further from the office but not sure if the commute is worth it.
Any simple tips on using that vs. which? E.g. company xyz has “Company XYZ Client Communication Guidelines” (an actual document) THAT/WHICH(?) govern how company xyz communicates with clients
My PA is crap. She messes up invoices, printing, and occasionally ‘forgets’ to read my emails. HR says they can’t let her go because she brings a good atmosphere and it would scare the other PAs.
The partner I work for just messaged me on skype at 11:00pm 20 minutes after sending an email telling me to send an email telling me to send an email. (That sentence is 100% grammatically correct.)
First day at a new firm. There are active matters going on. How long should I wait (without coming across as passive) before I reach out to senior associates / partners to ask for work?
What’s the meanest thing a partner has said to you? Where do you draw the line with how they speak to associates?
Anyone here making money from crypto? I too would like to buy a yacht, several homes, and luxury cars: https://abovethelaw.com/2019/11/former-biglaw-partner-convicted-in-cryptocurrency-scam/?rf=1
Anyone in marketing law? Just started a new job looking for any recommendations (books, blogs) to brush up on.
Recently left Firm A for new position at Firm B. Been at firm B for 3 months. It is extremely toxic. Thoughts on asking Firm A to return? I left on relatively good terms. Only left for financials.
What is your requirement for when you must release time? My firm (AM100) typically requires us to release the prior week’s time on Tuesdays. Now, during COVID, we must release within 3 days.
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