Spark Foundry is hiring at multiple levels within media analytics - message me if you’re interested! Located in Chicago but remote positions available.
I had a review and came out feeling terrible. September was pretty much back on track but April and May I billed ~half, and while things have picked up there is really no way that I’ll hit my target. They focused so much on hours while only referring to actual feedback as almost anaside (it was good) such that I couldn’t even feel good about that. I’ve been trying everything I can to get work and my stress is through the roof. Any advice or words of wisdom? I’m feeling paralyzingly anxious.
The line to get to the regular security line today is outrageous! Looks like 15min just to get to the beginning of the actual security line. Thank god for TSApre 🙌🏻
Our hybrid team is having communication issues. The office team always makes decisions and forgets to share them with the rest of us. How do we remind people to have all work communication on Slack?
There’s a lot that I disagree with Andrew Yang on but man so much of the “tech bro” “Silicon Valley” “not from NY” criticism levied at him is lowkey racist and makes me hope he wins just to show everyone...
Shiner’s new spots 😬
Hi all got selected in Infosys, any idea what will be my take home if i get CTC of 16 lpa... The HR told my VP will be 15% so excluding vp it's going to be 13.6.. so now what wil be my take home... Any guesses.. TIA...
Trying to plan the next move in my life and I don’t know what to anticipate in terms of salary potential. I’m a 7th year doing insurance defense (slip and fall) with no trial experience. Didn’t do so hot in law school but still top half of my class at UM law. Some have told me I could lateral and make $150k, others say I’d be lucky to hit $80k. I know there are endless options in terms of what would govern this range, but what would be realistic to shoot for?
I’m really not impressed by the “in office” perks at places like Facebook. Keep your snacks and crap. What are the actual perks of working here? Besides brand power. Their 401k match is decent but meh
ROKU, DKNG, FUBO. All dead. Sad week indeed
Shooter (Associate to Mid Level) Freelance to FT
What agency and/or production company is putting out the best work in the Denver area these days?
PwC 🐠 - how's your SAP practice, e-procurement, supply chain? Recruiters have been reaching out, is there real growth there?
If we hadn't had that 2018 election and the cult that emerged from it, I would be hard-pressed to believe that a country could create its own version of the world.
I wonder how things will impact the global economy.
I'm interning at a rx firm and didn't really know a whole lot coming in and had major imposter syndrome. The firm I'm at has really poor training to interns and kind of just expect you to learn as you go. I'm scared my first half work was judged poorly and now near the end of the internship I've turned it around a little as I've learned the process. Do y'all have any advice?
I’ve been a pretty shitty older sister to my younger brother. I’m afraid I’ll lose him. We’ve both done each other wrong but I feel like as an older sister, I need to take more accountability for my actions and be a little more forgiving. I feel really horrible about the things I’ve said and I don’t know if I can ever forgive myself for them. I took our relationship for granted and now I feel like it’s forever scarred. I’ve apologized to him but this is still weighing heavy on me.
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Just got out of articling at a boutique tax firm and looking to lateral into a bigger firm. Anyone have suggestions for a medium sized firm in Toronto with a good tax practice? Thanks!
When are your offices planning on reopening?
Anyone know of mid to large firms in Toronto looking for junior commercial litigators? Hoping to make a move soon.
Is it a realistic possibility to move from articling at a private firm in Windsor to an associate at Bay Street? I'm currently doing corporate commercial work.
Anyone has info on DLA Piper in Canada? How is it seen compared to other Big Law firm? They opened recently a office in Montreal too.
I really wish the big law firms in Canada were as transparent about their pay and bonus scales as what we are seeing in the US. Does any Canadian firm share bonus scales??
How can a Bay St articling student find first year lateral opportunities at other Bay St firms? Thanks!
Has anyone here moved from the US legal market to the Canadian legal market? Would love to chat if so. Moving to Toronto in 2022. Thank you :)
Do Canadian firms have any interest in hiring American JDs given the market and that Canadian associates are moving to the US?
Any experiences with coworking office spaces in Vancouver? Looking for an office space for 1 day per week around the downtown area.
What are mid level corporate associates billing this year? Asking because I’m moving to Canada from US big law in a few months, and want to know if I’ll still be drowning in work. Thank you!
How difficult would it be for a well-credentialed US lawyer (approx 7 YOE) to qualify and practice in Toronto? I’m a Canadian (from AB) who went to law school in the US (top 3 school), practiced for 4 years at a strong Wall St firm, and now has been in-house as a corporate generalist for a couple years. I want to move back to Canada permanently, and have just kicked off the NCA process, but will I have any realistic prospects of having a successful legal career, or am I too far along?
Any non Canadian JDs here have advice on how to answer the question “why didn’t you go to a Canadian law school” during interviews?
How is your firm’s bonus policy structured? Set amounts based on year of call and hours? Discretionary? Who the hell knows? What bonus?
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