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I joined a boutique firm 7 weeks ago, and no one has spoken to me in a month. Did they forget they hired me?

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Sounds like a paid vacation to me


Are you working? Are you getting paid? Emails going around?

I may know the firm you’re talking about and can help you get integrated. Just DM’d you OP.


Sounds like you missed out on a couple of months of job overlap. 🙂

Here's a thought, reach out? Take some initiative?

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