As a junior strategy consultant who’s keen to work in PE, would a CFA or CAIA be an advantage when applying for an investment role in the future?
What’s the best way to set up outcome-based projects for success (milestones, phases, payment structure)? Example project: we will save the client $xxx,xxx by doing y and will ask for z% of the savings as payment.
I’m in constant chronic pain and considering kratom but I hear it is addictive and damaging. Has anyone had experience with it?
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How is the strategy and innovation team at Deloitte India? Any input on growth, wlb, and work will be highly appreciated.
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If you had the opportunity to leave nyc doing exactly the same thing with the same pay as you do now in Miami would you do it?
Hello Fishes, does anyone here have any insights about Xperi (Tivo). I am much concerned about job security.
What are your thoughts on using legal continuing education credits for a different license? Essentially, taking credit for them in two professions (e.g. law and realty).
Advice on talking yourself up in interviews to place yourself above your typical year’s pay/skill? I’m a 2nd yr that is way more qualified than just doc review/discovery/shadowing more senior lawyers but I don’t want a firm to use that as justification to kill/dump me with work. I want the work life balance I never got at my current job but don’t want to stunt my progress as a lawyer by signing on for entry level skilled work to get that balance. Is there a possible middle ground (1/2)
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Hi there - Has anyone enrolled in graduate programs through Harvard Extension School? One area of focus for my current work is corporate sustainability, so have been looking at getting my master's online through this program: https://extension.harvard.edu/academics/programs/sustainability-graduate-program/. Since it's job-related, Google will pay for part of it.
But curious of the value / impact of Harvard's online degree programs and would love some first-hand insights. Thanks y'all.
What's one thing you wish you could tell your younger self before buying a house in Seattle?
While we see everywhere there is talent shortage, now some posts are about layoffs as well. What’s the exact scenario? Are we heading into the downturn and layoffs again?
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American attorney here. Recruiter reached out about an opportunity with Osler in New York City. Anyone have insight on the firm in general and/or the NYC office?
How can a Bay St articling student find first year lateral opportunities at other Bay St firms? Thanks!
Hi everyone, couldn’t find much Canadian content in other bowls so I figured this would be a good place to start for some real comparables!
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.
Anyone know of mid to large firms in Toronto looking for junior commercial litigators? Hoping to make a move soon.
Trying to rid myself of ID work and get into commercial lit at big shop. I’m just about a year in, and so I was wondering if it makes sense to go to a smaller/midsized shop first then see where I’m at in 3-5 years if big law is still a goal.
How is your firm’s bonus policy structured? Set amounts based on year of call and hours? Discretionary? Who the hell knows? What bonus?
I’m a junior litigation lawyer based in Windsor looking to lateral to corporate big law. I have been doing commercial litigation, tax litigation, and tax planning. I’ve done corporate reorganization, corporate structuring, rollovers so corporate would not be completely new to me. I did a solicitor rotation during articling and was involved with several m&a deals. Has anyone managed to make the jump from litigation in Windsor to Toronto big law corporate? Your advice is greatly appreciated.
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??
Any Canada Big Law firms throwing around retention bonuses again this year or are those days behind us? The work sure hasn’t slowed.
When are your offices planning on reopening?
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!
2018 call at a large Bay St. firm, in corporate. I want to work in a business role and have offer for legal counsel role for large entertainment company. What kind of salary/benefits are good offer?
Do Canadian firms have any interest in hiring American JDs given the market and that Canadian associates are moving to the US?
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Holding out for feb bonuses it seems unless they didn’t meet hours so they don’t care