What more can I be doing to lateral to biglaw from midlaw as a 2019 grad? Working with two recruiters, responding to recruiter emails for specific roles, open to work on LinkedIn. What else should I be doing in general?
What are your thoughts on the phrase “open the kimono”? I wouldn’t use it myself, but I’ve heard different things as to whether it’s an appropriate phrase (e.g., not racist or sexist)
Anyone here know anything about Unify Consulting? They reached about looking for senior roles to build their National Healthcare and Life Science vertical.
Anyone have any professional development/leadership books they’d recommend? Doesn’t have to be lawyer or in-house related specifically, just something you found helpful. I just finished Deep Work and found some aspects helpful, but others not applicable to in-house counsel life.
I’m starting a new job with a TS/SCI clearance soon and it’s my first time working on a cleared program (worked on Public Trust programs before). What’s it like working in a SCIF? Other than the basics like no cellphone/tech, etc?
Applying for a Platform Role at a VC Fund - NYC based.
The recruiter asked me for a target number for comp… What is a reasonable range to give them? 5 YOE, previous experience across everything they’re looking for, would also be bringing deal flow in
Grinding all weekend for a deck no one will read
Hi Folks, Have got an offer with credit suisse pune for the post of ENO.
Need few answers so please help me if you are aware.
1) When will i get my joining dates informed. I have a date mentioned in my offer letter. And status on portal is showing Onboarding.
2) What are the components of flexible benefits.
3) I am from big data testing domain, has yoe 2.11 years. What challenges i may encounter coming from testing background in IB domain.
4)current 7.5, newCTC 18 is it fairly compensated?
Topic of Interest: What are some of your middle office salaries and years of experience?
There's a ton of self help and leadership books out there to help people in their careers. If there was one that was written front the lense of a public accounting, would you read it?
Base is 60k OTE 85k, but 120% commission cap. I support 10 AEs whose base is 55k. I have 13 years experience in my field, including 5 working in the position of my now prospects. Closed dozens of deals at trade shows, created/presented virtual and in-person seminars, create onboarding and scripts for the reps I support as a SE and am required to be on majority of demos across all time zones. I know I’m getting screwed, but how bad?
My direct report (very new and green) is having a hard time grasping the difference bw corp comms (what she's hired to do) & consumer comms. Any fave corp comms case studies to help?
I was super excited to get into Wharton with $$, but then I read all these articles online about how the program is declining and not as good as it once was. Should I pick Sloan or Booth instead?
Anyone have links to announcements by banks “looking into crypto assets / setting up a team to explore”? I know Goldman, JP, Nomura (custody), and HSBC have put out press releases. Any others?
What are the career options for people in market intelligence/research roles from BIG4s. Also, can they switch to client facing roles?
Can someone tell me what does the application status ‘Activity submission in progress’ mean?
All interview rounds are done, as well as the salary discussion.
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Any advice for a newly promoted Partner? What is the one or two things you are glad you did or wish you had done when you first made Partner (financially, with the team, with your clients, or personally in some way)? TIA!!
My partner said that entertaining clients (reference visits to other countries, etc) is more important these days than delivering projects. How do you nurture your client relationships?
Partners - at what point in your career did you know you wanted to make partner? How did you know?
What local boards or groups are you an active member of? I am looking to broaden my influence outside of work, but slightly at a loss for opportunities. Where do I start? How does anyone start? Charlotte, if that helps.
I saw you talk on this earlier but not directly so how does one go about (politely and diplomatically) trying to get out of / or away from a partner that s/he does not like working with?
What is a "good enough" reason to reach out to a partner at your firm? There is a partner at my firm in a completely different practice who comes from the same hometown as me (think ~5k population). I'm interested in hearing about his journey, but I don't want to do the type of work he does. Is it worth it for me to reach out?
Up for partner this year at EY. Is it true I should expect net pay cut or neutral for the first two years?
Do all partners at same level get paid the same? I would imagine that the bonus based on sales + additional factors based on how the firm/practice/domain/sub-domain is doing accounts for the variable pay on top. Just curious as to how the constant aspect of the salary works when in partnership.
I’ve had a few business development lunch meetings lately. Way better than actually working
That’s all partners do right?
I am being groomed to be a managing director, per the direction of several current MDs. However, I feel extremely overwhelmed by all the asks for my time and it is taking a toll on my mental health...
What should I get my female partner as a Xmas present? We're pretty close, we talk everyday. I work all her projects (I'm also female) What's the best gift you've gotten?
My lead (a Principle) is very strict and dictates a lot of extra miles; definitely more than other managers. I like working for him and the work; hence, I’m putting a lot of free time into it (cont’d)
EY MD 🐠 , I’m a newly promoted MD and have a few questions on comp timelines I’m hoping you can help answer since there have been 0 comms to MDs on this 😔:
1. I’ve heard we don’t find out new salaries until mid-Aug with others below PP. Given others new comp doesn’t start until Oct, do you know if that’s when our new comp starts too even though our new titles are already effective?
2. Does the MD rating/comp timeline continue to follow the timeline for others going forward after the first yr?
Partners will you promote an Analyst after one year? If his/her performance has been good but the general practice on the team is to wait for two years.
Partners, what are signs/examples that a project’s leadership is prioritizing the clients needs over the team beyond the normal ‘nature of client service’? Is a convo is worth it?
Tips to build my brand and network as a junior practitioner navigates their career to the next level at the firm?
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