Has anyone else experienced horrendous night sweats?! Like dying of heat. I can't seem to get my meds to the right time to stop this. Help, please!
Any gay republicans here?
Just a friendly reminder that you are (most probably) loved and life is long and there's a lot more love waiting for you if you want it!
Does anyone have an unemployed/furloughed partner? What/how have you shifted so that things feel equitable even if the financial responsibilities have shifted?
Me waking up this morning but realizing it’s Saturday and only one more day till the Sunday scaries
I’m looking to get into tech sales. I’ve started studying for the comptia cloud + cert. What are some companies to look at when making a change from Automotive B2B to Tech?
Any recommendations on relocating to Hawaii? I am registered for the Hawaii bar but currently based out of Los Angeles and practicing in California as a licensed attorney.
Do others cringe when someone says, “Well, I’m kinda OCD, so...” You’re humblebragging about being pathologically detailed, though you haven’t even bothered to find out what OCD is!
I accepted my Amazon offer on 5/23 via email as told by the recruiter who also took down my social via telephone and send me a old school pdf to fill out for a my background screening. At the time we decided on 6/13 as the start date. On 6/3 I received an email from Amazon’s version of docusign to sign my offer, and yesterday 6/8 I was notified by the recruiter that my start date would be delayed to 6/20 due to background not being completed. Any idea what is going on.
Are there experiential type Producer roles? My agency only has account management working on experiential but I don’t necessarily want to be account.
Anyone here consider “quitting” in their prime? Both me and wife are doing well in our careers. She is actually further ahead than I am. We have young kids that need our time. All debt paid off and...
My gf and I are having a big discussion and I would love to get your thoughts on this. It’s about how much we keep in touch and communicate when I’m on the road. She needs to hear from me everyday multiple times and if I don’t answer her texts within a few hours, she can get quite controlling (text over and over again, also on my work phone, asks what I am doing and gets upset). I am not used to that and have the trust if she doesn’t text back, that it’s for good reasons, busy at work…. (Ctd)
Hello All, I have 5 years of experience in Big Data Engineering/Analysis. I am thinking to go for a Post Graduated program in Big Data or Data Science. I have few questions. Does this really helps in career ? If yes, What is the best program I should opt for here in india ?
Hi Folks, I recently accepted a new job and have an option of relocating to either Dallas, TX or Durham , NC ( triangle area) . I am a database developer trying to get into Data Engineering/ Data-science roles in future. Any suggestions on which city should I choose from future growth prospective and better lifestyle ?
Anyone work at a midsize to big law firm in an office with no other Black people? If you do, how did you end up connecting well with your partners and colleagues?
I have viewed some properties each with two different Realtors in toronto canada. I havent signed any agreement that i will purchase the house through any of both realtors. I dont want to go with one of them realtor now. Will other realtor sue me for any money as they have shown me some listings and spent some time on my case?
My own investments are 7.5L in roughly 1.5 working years at ZS as an associate. I'm 23. Is this enough or I need to invest more?
I've also spent 3-4L on things like an iPhone, many big purchases at home as well.
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Anyone have experience working ecvc for Orrick remote? Billable hours requirements? Work/life balance? Can you still do some M&A?
Any tips on how to achieve and maintain a professional but friendly tone in your emails? Any advice would be very much appreciated.
People dictating emails that they otherwise could just send themselves. Honestly wtf is this? It takes less time to just write something. It often doesn’t even feel like a didactic method, just a way to hide under more junior associates. There is a senior who does this constantly, over the phone, and it’s just ducking intolerable. Even with emails directed at them, I get a call that then tells me to respond and write back X. It can be such an insufferable thing that just kills time.
Able to join a firm at their Californian office - thoughts on which office?
a. LA - Century City
b. LA - Downtown
c. Orange County
d. San Diego
e. San Francisco
f. Silicon Valley
Is it appropriate to approach a junior you were impressive with on the other side of a deal to see if they’d like to join? We’re hiring and it would be moving from like a v50 to v5. If so, how do you do it, just give them a call post-deal?
We should do a day where everyone posts as their law firm rather than as their position.
When should a stub start getting worried about not having much work and low billable hours?
I’ve asked for work but no luck. I know they say this is normal for a stub but when should I start getting worried and consider looking for exit options? Fyi, I like my practice group, so I don’t want to change to a different group within my firm, hence would have to lateral, if I have to. Also, other co-1st years are churning in high hours.
If you do billable work on a given PTO/vacation day, do you still count that day as vacation? Or do you get that vacation day "back"? Or do you only get the part that you billed "back"? (Or some other option.)
Finding that deal work and ADHD are a tough mix. Really struggling to keep up with all the components, characters and documents. Enjoy drafting corporate docs and opinions. Really like research/writing and creative problem solving. Are there any transactional practices that involve larger projects with fewer moving pieces?
In a recession, which associates are the first to get laid off? Recent laterals? Juniors? Midlevels?
How do partners judge laterals that took a class cut? Do you assess them against their class peers or against their years of experience? (Say the person had a LLM or a foreign law degree so they actually have 5 years of experience but are getting billed out as a 3rd year)
BigLaw Equity Partners: how did you accumulate your book of business? Inheriting a book from a retired mentor, buddy went in-house at a huge corporation, or good old fashioned networking?
Gibson Dunn - any insights on their privacy practice? Looking at their openings and seems like they’re aggressively hiring. Wanted to know the work quality and overall team make up. TYIA!
What exactly is tech transactions? What would a day in the life of an associate look like?
I see a posting on a big law firm’s website. Best to apply directly? Or use a recruiter?
For the last four weeks or so of WFH I’ve been making it to my desk around 7:30/8am and working basically without a break—lunch at desk- but cannot maintain momentum past like 6:30/7:30pm. Most of the day is billable work, but I cannot bring myself to finish outstanding assignments after 8pm, but then feel so guilty when I’m not working past that time. Am I burnout or fucked up? (Also I hate this gig & am not in it for the long haul, just hate not turning things quickly)
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