Real talk: For all Asian Americans in the industry, what has been your honest experience? For me, I always feel like I end up getting bullied and am seen as weak, no matter how hard I assimilate or end up doing the opposite by holding my own.

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Often feel that I am seen as more junior than I am.

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I am not seeing the connection to age discrimination when calling out someone else for their bias against Asians. Can you explain?

As a person of color, I can relate. A friend (man of color) once told me how he had a conversation with his boss about issues like yours, and he told him to accept the reality that as a minority — white people will have you “figured out” as soon as you walk into a room. From there, everything is an uphill battle. That helped me make peace with the reality — but of course I hope people (esp in PR; heavily white) realize and work on their subconscious biases over time.

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At a small boutique agency, my colleagues are great and I get a ton of respect from people above and below me in level. I tend to get feedback about projecting confidence more to help establish authority with clients. It’s not unfair (it’s the reality of how clients will perceive me), but it’s still annoying that the business world tends to be driven by those who are louder over those who think before they speak.

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Could use some help with an awkward dynamic.

My Dept has been tapped to help another dept promote a DEI study. The client dept has hired a consultant in this area. The challenges I see with this consultant's work style:

-dominating conversations
-micromanaging things outside her area
-steering things toward her own promotion over our company's agenda
-people in my dept (mostly white) are visibly uncomfortable and reluctant to interrupt or contradict her (black woman)

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what do you use to keep your execs organized. I support 3 execs and since working from home things have gotten much busier and without being there to talk to them, it is all chat or calls when I can get time with them. any and all suggestions would be welcomed. thanks! Happy Friday by the way!

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Curious, during a work meeting with an individual, if the other person turns on their camera, do you turn it on or leave it off?

I keep mine off and switch it to another tab if there is no sreenshare so I don't feel awkward.

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Does anyone have a partner that easily gets frustrated?

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Here's a question ... is your closest colleague at work the same race as you or nah?

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Was casually talking with my hairdresser and she asks what do I do. After I said I'm a FA she said "yeah, you look like one." So now i'm reevaluating all my life choices.

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I'm feeling a lot of anger towards my manager (now he's acting normal but there were moments where he was condescending/dismissive/mocked my and others work/arrogant/said stuff was "wrong" constantly/belittling the difficulty of tasks etc. in the past project).
Maybe it is "standard chewing out" but it bothered me a lot. So much that I find myself still getting all fired up inside thinking about it...
Idk how to let go of this :/ Thoughts?

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I’m an autistic, struggling lawyer.

W/o too much detail to avoid identification: Graduated from 2 Ivy Leagues (both college and LS) near the top of my class. Got into a very high ranked firm.

My work meets the expected level and I understand clients’ needs, but I absolutely don’t fit into the office environment. I feel very insecure and anxious, leading me to act weird on occasions.

Should I disclose my autism, and what consequences should I expect?

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If you left Biglaw, was it important to you to tell certain colleagues directly, as opposed to letting them hear it through the grapevine? I plan to tell my closest colleagues and most people working on my teams, but I know word will get out before I reach everyone, so I don’t feel the need to be exhaustive in my outreach. Interested in other thoughts….

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So I basically went behind my manager’s back to the client today for clarification and the client vindicated me! It is so exhausting working with managers who refuse to listen to their employees but Finally.. Success!

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Do you sometimes feel like you’re doing all of the conceptual work while your AD partner “just” adds some pictures? I recently feel like work load (especially intellectual) is not equal but don’t know how to adress or deal with this.

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Holy crap people. You work at a name brand bank.... You'd think we're past spraying piss all over the stall.

Exactly what is wrong with people that they trash the bathrooms in their own office?

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At a small firm, but I have another gay associate in my practice "group" super excited.

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Hi all my husband 13 years experienced looking for an opportunity in Hamburg Germany.

Tech skills angular react css html JavaScript.he is immediately available.

Please let me know in case of any leads .

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My brother is looking to change his bank. Let it be any other bank or finance department in IT company.

Currently he is working in KVB in forex department.

What should be his plan to achieve this? LinkedIn is not working for him.

Any leads would be highly appreciated.

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Has legato stopped onboarding people?

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It's been almost 20 days since I onboarded. Apart from collecting laptop, I was not assigned with any trainings or assignments.
Even manager is not replying to my messages.
Is this normal in Bosch?

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