Curious as to how other small firm owners are handling transition to have employees work from home? I employ several older paralegals who cannot seem to get themselves set up. Prefer not to lay off.
Has anyone heard when our govt clients will have their offices fully open and expect people back in-person? I know some are opened at limited capacity (personally, I’m in full support of working remote where possible) but just curious.
Fish Fam who switched jobs during pandemic, How do you build rapport with your team in remote work arrangements? everyone is already sick of meetings, adding another set of meetings doesn't seem like a great idea.
Which Texas biglaw firms are being flexible with WFH? I’m in Houston and my firm is not being flexible at all. I am trying to push back but the partners and management is getting incredibly pushy. I like my firm a lot but can’t do 5 days a week in the office. Anyone know of Houston firms offering flexibility?
In my first year of big law and hours at my sweat shop firm are already getting to me. Recently got an email from a recruiter promoting a fully remote lit associate position with a 1600 hrs reqmt at a less than 50 atty law firm and essentially what is old Cravath scale pay. Does anyone have experience with a move like this? Too good to be true? I was under the impression that positions with low billables for big law (or close to big law) pay don’t really exist…
Hasn’t been discussed in a while, but for those who are higher up the chain or heard things, what are your groups thinking as far as return to office vs WFH?
4 month old refuses bottles completely at daycare. I'd rather not reverse cycle, since sleep is already so precious. Has anyone had success arranging full time WFH while figuring feeding out?
Is anyone else's eyes starting to go bad? WFH - related? I had 20/20 vision and I'm 27... but started to notice my right eye isn't as clear anymore.
Why is everyone asking for recommendations on movies and shows to watch? Does everyone binge watch shows now due to WFH? Aren’t people doing actual work when WFH, or just watching movies?
I used to have açaí bowls for breakfast while traveling because of per diem. Now that I’m bracing to be WFH for the long run, I want to start making nicer breakfasts to make me happier. Where are the best places to get açaí? Not the powder, the frozen packets
Since WFH is in place, To any of you holding an advance monthly season pass, pls check T&C if you can get a refund/consider cancelling it for April, May 2020 etc.
Anyone else feel everything takes three times as long WFH? I’m worried partners will think I’m taking too long to finish simple projects.
What skill should I learn so my my next gig can be 80-100% remote? Currently in the IT Audit/ governance space. Leaning towards data analytics/ science and cyber as far as interests go
Have you done any PBL projects with students during remote learning? If so, how did they go?
What's the best laptop for remote access? I need to buy a new one to boost work from home
Another Job opportunity! Sr Rev Accountant - SaaS 3+ yrs exp. - CPA candidate - ASC 606 $65-82k Remote - per JD - HQ in Colorado
Best way to blow Bonvoy points on a 1 night stay in Honolulu? Considering Ritz, Royal Hawaiian and Moana Surfrider. Any good experiences?
Struggling heavily with mental health amid the crisis, due to loneliness and the gradual realization that we're really in this for the long haul and things likely aren't going back to normal for a long time. Zoom calls help a little but not that much and the constant barrage of people talking about 'the new normal' only makes it worse. Any tips/advice?
Anyone have any insight into Greenberg Traurig’s compensation and bonus structure? They seem to be one of the few AmLaw 50 firms with little insight into minimum hour requirements and bonus structure.
What is your firm's parental leave policy?
Question: I’ve seen so many women get in mommy mode and throw their hobbies, careers, everything to the side as soon as a baby arrive. I don’t want to do that and in my mind I feel that I’ll still get to be myself. Does being a mom naturally make you lose your previous identity? It’s hard enough trying to move up within our roles but is this naturally in us?
KPMG or ZS - Comp is similar. Both are Strategy Consulting roles. Please suggest which one would be better & why. TIA! Edit - Relocation & Joining Bonus is 8k for KPMG. ZS offer has no such component. Only difference.
Who has left their job as a consultant? What are you doing now? How did you get into that role?
How do I check my utilization?
Hey fishes, based on your own experience during Covid, any idea on how much time it takes under standard processing for H1B transfers? Mine was filed mid September.
On the I 485 form, are parking and speeding tickets considered criminal acts? Also do we have Alien numbers if we've only been on H1B?
Anyone ever successfully referred an SO? I am obviously biased, but I am also not going to refer someone that is not qualified. Any suggestions as to how to ensure the referral is taken seriously?
Anyone ever have an unused ticket that has been paid for by the company? Can you use these for personal travel? First time this has happened, so not sure, but I have a year to use it.
Watched a consultant lose his f’ng mind this week at a W hotel for his room being too close to elevator. I guarantee he will be getting that room next week too
I had a quick freelance job and am now invoicing. Do you itemize each portion of the project? E.g., About page - X hours, product descriptions - Y hours? Or just “All your stuff - ZZ hours”??
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