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Why is that you see people rise in the profession of teaching who prosper to Principals. Is it What they Know? or Who they Know? with a Masters and with Honors my district has never even considered my Principalship even though I completed all the requirements. The rule: Principal recommendation- I will never see a Leadership role. This is due to my role as a Lead for the Union. Not Fair - Teachers for Teachers - turned bad for future roles.
I was laid off from my job in July due to covid. I’ve been applying like crazy, looking in the campus recruiting/campus programs space, as that is where I’ve spent my entire career. I’ve made it to final rounds three times without an offer. I’m discouraged and feeling like I must be missing something other than just years of experience if they keep going with someone else. Recommendations for free or low cost trainings/certifications that could beef up my skill set and get me to the finish line?
BDO or KPMG? I am confused. Please help!
What is bright hour allowance(bha) means in Hcl offer letter ?
Is this related to shift allowance or something else ?
Considering relocating to Atlanta for a job with my husband and 15 yo. We're probably going to rent something our first year. I need some recommendations for safe areas with a good high school? We're open to outside of the city
What does an FSRM ED-1st year make on average?
Did you know that you can get $20 tickets to the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre if you’re under 35 with promo code UNDER35 ?
To all my early morning workout people who then commute to the office, what is the best gym bag / bag in general to carry my laptop, dress shoes, button down, and slacks in?
Currently working with a duffel bag, wondering if there’s anything better or if we all just hate carrying our bags
Any good book recommendations?
I'm working in aero domain and has a 6 YOE. My package is 8 Lpa. There is limited companies to switch in this domain. They're not giving better compensation to anyone.
I'm trying to shift my career to #ITindustry, please give me suggestions on which niche skill to learn for long-term career growth and better salary
Present my skills: Excel (can handle with formulas), Word (report preparation).
Non-IT skills: Fatigue and DT analysis, static, FEM, Airbus tools.
Have a wonderful week! 😊
Anyone in need of a data engineer with experience on both backend and frontend of data centric development?
Power BI (data modelling, data cleansing, ETL)3yoe
Azure Data Factory(pipelines, data flows)1yoe
Pentaho (ETL) 2yoe
BI in general 10yoe
145k-200k target compensation
125k-145k current compensation
What is your skin care routine? Specifically for acne prone skin. Struggling to find the right products to minimize my breakouts.
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I’m at the point that I start trembling every time I get an email alert. It’s the little things piling up that is getting to me. The to do list full of, “send emails to X about Y,” “follow-up re this,” “revise the 100 small things the baby lawyer drafted.” Tasks that might take 15 minutes to an hour individually, but all together it’s a lot. I’m the bottle neck. I’m the one who needs to move these things along. But there’s always something bigger and more urgent. Nothing’s ever FINISHED.
Does anyone else feel like having kids is the only acceptable reason to not be in the office 24/7? If I choose not to have children, do I not have any valid reason to have a life outside work?
Anyone here willing to share their firsthand experience of searching for and selecting a therapist? My wife was kind enough to vet a few through our church and her friends, but wondering if I might find a better fit with a therapist who specializes in working with lawyers or small business owners.
How do i direct message someone
Any 🐠 here with fibromyalgia that have managed to deal with sudden flare ups impacting timeline of return of deliverables? Yesterday and today have been complete washes due to first, all over body pain and today, added brain fog and extreme fatigue. I can’t think, can barely lift a pinky. I have items that I expected to get out but are now taking longer and not getting the focus I’d usually bring. Has FM interrupted your schedule before and how did you deal with it?
If you’re reading this, go drink some water!
I've been working from home for the last six months and had this constant urge to eat treats I find anywhere around the house. My two daughters find it humorous, but it has rarely made me feel good. Kindly, what can I do to stop?
Does anyone have any experience working with a Life Coach/Therapist to help in this industry and just overall? I realize I get in my own way by overthinking and I have trouble executing. Also realizing I doubt myself/ability, so it subconsciously holds me back from implementing things I want to do/achieve. Any recommendation(s) is greatly appreciated!
I’ve been working to an unhealthy degree lately. And I’ve been making the excuse that I have a lot of work right now, but I’m starting to wonder if I’m addicted to it. Part of it is anxiety and perfectionism. But my behavior is now actively harmful to myself and starting to harm my marriage.
How do I stop? I’m not talking work-life balance. I mean, how do I say, “I don’t care that the client wants this tomorrow and I’m not close to done, I’m going to sleep tonight”?
People with depression in big law- how do you manage? How do you meet your hours? The lack of support/training and being remote has been very hard on me.
Gripe- there is no room for a sick day in this profession. Big closing coming up. Have a bad cold. Have billed 40+ hours in the last 3 days.
Why do lawyers celebrate a culture of poor health?
3rd yr here in a mid size firm. I’ve been struggling in the mental health dept. I was on leave for 3 wks and have returned to work in June. However, i still feel like a corpse everyday and have zero motivation to do anything. I have noticed my work product declining and I feel extremely burnt out with no hope for the future. I have been trying to get appointment with a psychiatrist but they are either not working or booked up. I want to get better but don’t know where/who to turn to. Advice?
Anyone participating in dry January or done similar things in the past? Did you notice an effect on mental health or other benefits?
When covid first hit, I was delighted to be working from home. My hours even improved. Now, because of some triggering events, I’m dealing with horrible panic attacks on the daily. I’m dissociating and can’t focus long enough to get work done. I JUST hit a year at this firm and am going on a one month stress leave. Worried I might not kick this mental state in that time. Any advice as to what I can do while on leave so I can come back focused and ready to work?
question of the day: why did you join this bowl? Since I asked, I will start: I’ve been on a journey of recovery from legal-overachiever-workaholism. Changed jobs, city and environment and still working hard to recover from burnout that is, unfortunately, part and parcel of the legal profession.
Mental health issues in our profession are finally being recognized. While mental health issues are not unique to lawyers, the profession and it's client service mantra present unique challenges.
Does anyone have any advise when it comes to navigating getting help and your firm. I had a tough month mentally. But I reached out to my local bar’s LAP. I’m starting the process of seeing a therapist. But my dreads still here. I’m panicking about being short on hours, falling behind on my cases and explaining to my boss I know I’m behind at work but I am working on it. Any advise will be greatly appreciated.
How should I approach an ominous zoom appointment with supervisinpartner and managing partner? I’m a 3rd year associate. This is a new job, my first day was the first day the whole firm worked from home. It’s also much more challenging and demanding than my previous firm, which is what I wanted, but I haven’t been able to dive in and face the challenge the way I had planned to because I’m really struggling with working from home, both logistically and psychologically....
Wish apps like BetterHelp were free. I can’t afford healthcare or therapy (I’m unemployed, and yes, I’ve tried seeking pro bono therapy options — no place anywhere nearby offers it.) I really need a therapist I can talk to on at least a weekly basis to just unpack so much that’s bogging me down to the point of being unable to function some days, but it’s just so cost prohibitive! What sucks is everyone assumes this career hands you median wages on a platter but I’m worse off than I’ve ever been.
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