I’m a Planner who is interested in exploring more Analytics work. Where do I start? There are so many data courses to choose from and I don’t know what makes sense to tackle first.
What % raises do you usually get?
Does anyone have any resources to point to related to challenges in designing and implementing streaming data pipelines. I’m looking for some detailed examples of failures to use as a reference for design decisions
Ladies I need some support, moved in with bf a year ago after 5-6 years of doing distance. Was amazing at first but now it feels like he takes us living together for granted, if I ever mention (cont)
I had an interview where the interviewer was acting extremely weird-almost as if she was trying to deter me from wanting the position. I shared about it in another bowl and many people suggested reaching out to the recruiter. After a lot of anxiety and overthinking, I reached out. I reiterated my interest and specifically said the interview was bad in my opinion. What are your thoughts?? Will I just be ghosted?
*just FYI, I sent this email 2 weeks after the second interview.
Anyone hiring for Digital / Transformation consultants in Dubai? In contact with BCG and PwC, interested if any others hiring!
Insane question but going to ask: where do I even start with commercial DD? The experienced Corp Dev team all left the company so no I have to figure out how to acquire this company. We are at best a C+ team. Any tips for how to not F this up?
I just applied to DDB and I forgot to include a cover letter. But I did include my portfolio, resume, and references.
Has anyone here gone from PR to law? TIA!
All those who are working at Impetus technologies inc
Can you please tell how is work there for Leaplogic product?
Role hired for : Big Data Engineer
Department: Leaplogic - PS
YOE: 2 yrs.
💡 Excellent discussion about responding to commentary around “lowering the bar for diverse consulting candidates” from colleagues… definitely relatable if you are in MBB or Big 4 and you are Black…happening in the Black Consultants Strategies and Tactics bowl. Join today! https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_z54c8c47iv
Anybody here that few up in household where mom or dad had an affair? How did it affect your romantic relationships/beliefs/outcomes in adulthood?
Looking for a regional manager role in Brisbane,QLD. Anyone who would be willing to help/refer?
I’ll be in Minneapolis this weekend and looking for some recs! Restaurants to try, hip areas to visit, rooftops, bars, parks, places to go out and dance! Ty!
Is it mad to be considering new jobs that pay less than what I'm on currently? I'm in a fairly senior role at a business which is undergoing an M&A / future IPO but being honest our team is vastly under resourced and the stress of covering what is essentially 3 senior roles in one, plus all the day to day stuff (as we have no juniors to delegate too) is burning me out and really affecting my mental health. I've tried raising it but don't feel anything will change soon unfortunately.
How to talk about scary things in the news: https://www.npr.org/2019/04/24/716704917/when-the-news-is-scary-what-to-say-to-kids
Anyone here has done gcp data engineer cert? Want to know if it is sought after skill in industry or are there a better recommendation.
I m planning to go Associate and Specialist certification of SQL from Oracle... please suggest resources.
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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....
This article popped up for me on LinkedIn - does it resonate with anyone else? I feel like so many people I know feel this way, notwithstanding that we should be grateful to be where we are. Is there really no way for this industry to get better as long as we’re client services?
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?
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?
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.
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?
What is the correct course of action when you find out (secondhand from their spouse) that co-counsel has dementia but refuses to discuss it or withdraw from your case, and is not returning calls? Can't tell client because no proof therefore could be disparaging co-counsel.
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?
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”?
I’ve been struggling with finding the right antidepressant. I started a few months ago but had really bad side effects and stopped (headaches, lethargy, nausea, inability to concentrate). The withdrawal is just as bad. I’ve noticed that I made mistakes when my mind was in a haze and just can’t seem to work. I think I need to find an antidepressant that works for me but I’m nervous it’s going to make work that much harder. Do I tell someone at my firm? If so, how?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reminder to everyone: use your 2021 vacation time. Don’t let it pass you by just because you’re not traveling. Take a long weekend once a month to nap and eat chips in sweat pants all day. We all need to do our part to normalize self care, and sitting at home doing “nothing” is just as worthy of a vacation day as pina coladas on the beach.
Is it me or does depression in big law mostly affect single overworked women around age 30?
Burnout: cyclical and becomes so debilitating that I find myself unable to do simple every day tasks. How often do you burnout? What does it entail for you?
When I was going into courtrooms, a bad night of sleep didn’t matter-I’d snap to attention as soon as I got into court. I’m doing phone hearings now and the focus isn’t there as much. Any ideas?
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