What is a good ratio of billable hours to total hours?
Good morning - tips on dealing with the “know it all client.” I represent an entity and one individual thinks they understand all legal issues simply because of news articles or friends stories. I try to redirect conversation by focusing on unique facts at issue but other techniques would be helpful.
I am working for a client in infosys and the project is in initial stage and the go live is somewhere in January.
Now the thing is this project has lot of toxic people from client team and they play blame games on daily basis.
I am working as a team lead here and want to get deallocated from this project.
Please help me with right approach and save my soul.
Would a B4 firm (EY specifically here) hire someone out of the accounting team at a client to be on the audit? Seems like client knowledge would be invaluable; but wondering if there's policies/independence rules going from client to firm like there are for firm to client? (Fyi AM is an old position)
My agency has very small clients with no news. I’m constantly pitching story ideas, but there’s just nothing there. As a result, client churn is crazy; a revolving door. I feel no job security. (Cont)
Need a small suggestion i joined infosys 3 months back, they have taken me into a projectt and no work has been assigned to me.
Every time i ask the manager says some reason.
Should i tell him,that you kept me on hold for 3 months, and request him to assign a project quickly
Which is best in between techM and Infosys.
Pay is almost same
But in techM project is decided.
Can you anyone please help me with information about techM policies , job security etc..
I am on bench from past 1.5 month, i got 6 opportunities got rejected form 2 projects. Got confirmed in 1 project but got released later on.
Not getting any new opportunity.
Wanted to know how much time do I have before nagarro fires me keeping recession 2023 in mins
Tech stack React JS
I am selected at Cognizant. The HR and the manager told me "It would be work from home, our project and all under it are working from home". Will I be forced later to work from office? I do Selected at cognizant Pune.
I got released from project and currently on bench in Capgemini. My manager is forcing me to join another project in same BU.
1)I am planning to resign from capgemini.what will happen when I resign from capgemini when I am in bench.
2) Can the Manager can force me to work for 3 months in another project which I do not like even though I resigned from capgemini???
3) Should I serve notice period during bench when resigned ????
Please help me with this info.Capgemini
How's Aviva life insurance project in tcs?
Getting over heartbreak and having a full time job is torture lol. My boyfriend and I just broke up after almost a year of being together. It was such a beautiful relationship but ultimately he just didn’t love me. I love him so much. My mind knows that I deserve reciprocal love and I’m worthy, but I feel physically ill. My body hurts, my stomach is in knots, my head hurts. How is it that I have to mend a broken heart but also meet my billable hours lmao
Hi.. Currently I am working in Tech Mahindra and client is EY.. now I am getting calls from direct EY.. I am serving notice now.. can I attend interview with EY or is there any cooling period..
I am applying for Project Manager in Wipro at C1 band. Can anyone suggest salary range in the same please.
Federal Tax VS Private Client Services Tax at Big 4: what are some of the pros and cons in these 2 service lines? Which will you choose and why ?
Hi everyone. I'll be joining IBM in Jan. Whats the process of getting a project and bench time? Any idea as to what to expect? Any new joinees willing to share the experience?
Tech stack - Java microservices
Hi fishes... I am feeling very lost.. I have a limited experience in large client group and bulk of experience in dealing with stressed assets or NPA corporate accounts. Total yoe 5 yrs. Unable to find job opportunities in stressed account field. Can someone help me with what can be the next step
Need some advice, I’m a third year healthcare/corp/M&A associate in Texas from a small firm. Was let go today because of recent hires and not enough billable work. Feel like I should try everything possible to secure another job and still a bit shocked. So if anyone in this bowl has any leads, please let me k ow! TIA!
I am looking for a job switch in the Project management domain.
Please refer to the attachment of my resume.
Any lead, referral and mentorship would mean a lot. I am a quick learner and task driven.
Need advice: PM has been sleeping during meetings, doesn’t do the work, constantly Late and submits late work to client. How do I report her to HR at small company? She said behind my back ...CONTIN
Hello everyone I’m an advanced degree student trying to break into consulting. Is anyone interested in reading my resume and provide some feedbacks. Thank you 🥺
No one will ever admit to the toll bullying takes on a person. Ms owens is a bully https://www.instagram.com/tv/CdRG0dXJ1Qt/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=
***Urgent *** Where to join?
2 days left to join.
IBM - 17 lpa
Capgemini - 23 lpa
Tech - Oracle apps/fusion technical Yoe - 10 years.
I heard, there are projects shortage @IBM in Oracle Apps currently. (As my colleagues are on the bench for 2+ months in IBM after joining)
Please suggest IBM Capgemini Accenture Tata Consultancy
Thoughts on Accenture M&A strategy consulting? What offer do you expect an experienced hire manager to get?
What are some good fixed asset softwares to track book and tax depreciation? I’m at a growth start up and we still calculate depreciation in Excel
New 🐟 here! Currently make $150k, wife makes $50k. I’m an immigrant and came to the US with almost no money. Wife is a citizen but grew up poor. Neither of us really knows how to budget / plan for the future. So far I’ve just been reading articles on the internet and trying to follow general advice.
E.g. Rent and utilities is about 26% of take home.
15% goes to debt payments.
Savings about 25%.
Should I get a financial planner? How should I go about this? Idk why I’m stressed
Is it normal for your manager to monitor your calendar at work, ask for events to be made visible to her and take complete access of it however hers is completely private?
Have an offer from IBM, same package as GDS(18 lac).
In Ey not working on my preferred tech stack but IBM is offering my preferred tech stack. Please suggest.
Joined ey 2 months back
How do you know if you are on partner track? How early would you know? If you are not, is there anything you can do to become on track? Or is everything out of your control?
Hi Team, Just wanted to know if Tata Elxsi can change their job location ,if I say i want to join them but i have got another offer for my preferred location. And if they can, can someone please tell me how to put that is words as this seems bit too informal. Tata Elxsi Tata Consultancy Tata Communications
How does one transition from creative director to marketing director? Interested in the CMO path perhaps.
I have 2.3 YOE & currently working as R2R Ops Analyst Accenture India. Now I am planning to move in FP&A profile. Please suggest on how I can get in FP&A profile.
I hear the waves are supposed to be 5ft tall at some beaches on Monday...anyone planning on surfing? Not sure I'm strong enough to handle water that rough
A Q for all my evening exercisers...I just started a strength training and I'm a little confused. Do you eat a normal dinner in addition to your protein powder immediately after your workouts?
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Lateraling soon. Just need to complete the conflicts and sign on the dotted line. However, I am getting calls from potential new clients and some people that I have talked to that said they will need legal help soon and have now come knocking. I haven’t told my firm yet and don’t plan too for another week. How do I deal with this? I don’t want to turn away these clients and I think it could look suspicious to my current firm and I haven’t figured out if I can take the clients with me yet.
Just had an interview with a Senior Partner, was more of a chat and we got along really well. The interview ended with the partner saying they would get HR to set up a call for me with another member of the team. Any thoughts on this? I personally think its a bit weird to have an interview with a senior partner and then another team member?
Tips for being mostly independent as a first/second year attorney? My firm is now expecting me to be effectively independent but I have a hard time being confident in my abilities and trusting my legal judgment. How did you stop doubting yourself and manage your work in a way that minimized need for oversight?
My firm announced their making everyone come back to the office 3 times a week. I’m low key pissed about it. I make my billable hours. We already don’t get any vacation or sick time. The least they could do is let us bill our hours wherever we want. Work from home has made a work-life balance in this field somewhat attainable and now they want to take it away.
Thoughts on leaving a job due to poor management and communication? What level of oversight is normal in midlaw boutique litigation firms? I am a 4th year and starting to feel like I get zero feedback unless it's bad and am just left alone most of the time unless I harass the partner for some input. Then once he pays attention it's just beratement for not doing things the same way he would have. I need more experience with a partner who is present and available, am I being unreasonable?
Tips on giving notice over the phone? I’m required to be in the office 5 days a week but the two partners I work for never come on Fridays or Monday mornings
For those of you who lateraled as a mid-level or senior: what led you to make the switch?
Is a billable hour requirement of 200 hours per month on the higher end? Trying to figure out what’s the average and what’s doable without burning yourself out.
My paralegal is awesome and I want to get her a Starbucks gift card and cool mug for Christmas. Anyone know of cute non-cheesy paralegal mugs?
Why most lawyers I know are envious? If you don't like your job position, just change it and don't blame others for your own mistakes.
Anybody have any insight into salary and billable requirements for Adams and Reese? Or just culture there in general?
From what I've garnered, seems like 1800 billable and around 125-150 for first years?
Starting a new job soon and have some time off before then, besides relaxing, anything I should do to prepare for the new position?
What’s a practical gift for someone starting law school? Any suggestions are much appreciated!
Can someone recommend the opportunities in law other than practicing (after passing bar) or support staff (not inclined to do). I have worked as a corporate lawyer oversees and working in environmental compliance for three years now in the US. I need some guidance how I can make a move. Would really appreciate some thoughts.
Just realize I screwed up some research and came to the wrong result for a client, which the partner provided to the client as well. It became inconsequential because the client found something else more legitimate to make the same decision we advised him on, but I’m doing additional research on a similar issue and found statutory language to support a different outcome than what I had originally thought. I’m not sure whether to just let it go or talk to the partner about the additional
Hello, Lawyer with ADHD here. I find it difficult to focus on a normal day, so I’m going to give you all some tips that work for me if you’re struggling to focus now.