I really enjoy the MBB case interviews (I know, I’m “that” guy). What types of projects are most similar to those cases in terms of the type of problem solving required?
In your experience, how accurate has the Robert Half Salary Guide been? Small law in LCOL area. Fourth year associate trying to figure out appropriate salary range. I’ve heard the 1/3 of your billable time value as well? Any guidance appreciated.
This made me laugh… happy friday, my little 🐠ies
Possible to exit FDD to strategic finance? Also, can anyone explain what a career in strategic finance entails? From my understanding, you create analysis that people make strategic decisions based on. But not really M&A (that would be more like Corp dev)
Hi Everyone! Anyone from Microsoft willing to provide a referral for a Project Manager position?
Has anyone thought of leaving recruiting for a tech role themselves? I was actually approached about this today. Crazy idea? Comp would increase ~25k and it would offer a little more job security, plus a new-ish area of work which could be interesting. Thoughts?
I am looking for a referral for a remote case management position for Heath First, Humana or Evalance. I have 15 years of experience and I have my LMSW in NY and SC🙏🥰
Are corporate recruiters also affected by the shutdown? Sent some applications ~Dec 10 via referrals and haven’t heard back yet. Not sure if it’s due to combination of holidays+shutdown or disinterest
Is anyone in this group vegan or know of a vegan bowl I can join? I’m about 70% of the way there, and would love any advice I could get from people who make it work while traveling each week.
Looking for recommendations for an agency that can help with audience and persona research. Anyone have suggestions?
Tips for managing an overstepping translator? Behaviors include insisting to file prematurely and answering on behalf of the client without asking the question to the client.
Does anyone feel their firm has great maternity benefits/work life balance? I am 29, junior level, have a toddler, 8 weeks pregnant, and love my job but I feel the need to prove myself constantly.
Hi , need an urgent information. Does Accenture allow to work from other country apart from base location --> enquiring as there is an urgent need to move to other country for sometime to address family issues. Accenture India
I am looking for an opportunity in the field of Environmental Regulatory Compliance / Design for Environment Sustainability domain.
Guess I’m going to shell out $10-11k for a used explorer mark II. I think these will hold their value since they’re 39mm and the new versions went back to 36mm.
Moving from Texas to SF, any recommended long-distance movers?
First time moving states with a 1 BR. TIA!
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Hello, I am a big law associate in the US looking to relocate to the UK. How difficult is this to do? Can this be done?
I'm moving from Scotland to London in September, looking to buy a flat, what are some nice / ok areas within 45 minute commute of Paddington?
Looking around the £300-£350k mark.
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I am a US attorney with a very reputable environmentaL firm. Passed the MCT and will take the OSCE in May. Would love any and all advice about how law firm or in-house hiring in London works.
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Self-described ‘aggressive litigators’ are insecure lawyers compensating poor technical skills with unjustified pressure.
Due to move to London (from abroad) and start a position as an associate with a US firm towards the beginning of next year and wondering if anyone has any suggestions on nice areas to live in London? Firm is based around Holborn
Leaving my (London, big US) firm; HR has sent me various confirmations they are asking me to sign “before my last day”: I haven’t taken any docs, am aware of my regulatory obligations, don’t have any claims against the firm, have returned everything I need to return etc etc etc. This feels like an obvious try-on: the firm isn’t paying me anything to sign, my reg obligations are unaffected by it etc. How do others manage these? Just walk out on last day?
Are BigLaw hours in London really that bad? Would an MC firm be a safer option as a foreign qualified lawyer looking to make a move.
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