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Anyone at PwC benefit from the student loan contribution program? Just curious how it works, if it is for federal and/or private student loans, etc. http://cnb.cx/2f7BzlR
@dietmadisonave VS @theThinkPol VS dangerousdietofthedma VS. the #timesupDMA production ladies. Hard to follow, can someone explain the difference?
Anyone here have transitioned from a wirehouse W2 to RJ 1099 and been offered to get leads from a team that deals with 401ks serviced? Essentially you would meet with former employees that still have
How long it will take to release the offer letter after HR discussion in BOA?My LWD is on Dec 28 will it be able to make it before? Kindly suggest
What is the career progression like in PE? At McKinsey where I am now, it’s fairly standardized, about 2-3 years at each level, and up/out model. If can’t get elected partner after 2 or 3 cycles, will likely get counseled out. Partner eligible for senior partnership after 6 years. How is it in PE? Is it up/out as well or can you end up being “stuck” at associate level for 10 years? How likely is it to be promoted, how fast and what happens if you are asked to leave (where do you go next?)
I get that you need to network, but the principles u apply to real-life networking also apply to networking on social platforms. I know nothing about you, why do u think anyone owes you a referral
Anyone ever work with Engage Partners Inc. recruiters? Applied/interviewing through one of their listings on LinkedIn and curious if people have had the same experience working w them that I’ve had 👀
Has anyone gone to Nepal and got their H1B Visa stamped? I’m planning on going in December and want to know if they have started issuing the visas yet? Thanks
Ladies, I think I overshare when I'm in a relationship and just blab things I should probably keep to myself. I've been through this with 2 exes where I give advice, share knowledge, etc but end up feeling used. I try to be helpful and it just backfires on me when I see them use this for their benefit after we broke up. What kind of stuff should I just avoid sharing? I want to be helpful, but also know my worth and don't want to be taken advantage of.
Please email me your resume in a pdf version. Other formats get funky when I open it. If you cannot change it to pdf version, no worries I will change it. But really appreciate if you can. Also please send me couple of sentences on why KPMG should consider you. Again I have the default version on that, but your own words might be better for your application.
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Curious as to how many of you manage your family’s assets—whether it’s parents or siblings ? I’ve been in the business for 23 years. Successful with a great practice. My family won’t invest with me
I'm currently GPS senior auditor seeking opportunities in management consulting. Based on my research, getting into a MBB firm is low. Is anyone able to provide some insight regarding Deloitte consulting?
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So Covid incentive payments have finally reach my “big law” Midwest firm. We are non cravath and bonuses have generally sucked but this year they’ve basically doubled the bonus structure which is, yes, totally incentivizing me differently. I’m currently on pace for 1950, but if I average 44 hours a week for the rest of the year, I can make 2150, which would give me an after tax bonus of about $30k or enough to pay off the worst of my loans. Worth it?
Wondering what Kirkland litigation hours look like in the NY/DC/Chicago offices. Most of the sweatshop stories I hear about are from the corporate and restructuring groups. KE lit associates - what are you billing? Do you feel like you’re getting a good variety of cases?
Any solo practioners care to share info on what company they use for malpractice insurance in ny?
Anyone have any recommendations for an app or platform that can connect me with a personal assistant? Feels ridiculous to even ask (esp since I don’t have kids) but could really use help with small tasks like picking up dry cleaning, grocery shopping, etc.
I am an ediscovery attorney with about 12 years of experience. Started with doc review, and am now at a point where I do some work with discovery motions practice. I do OK for myself. I don't have great law school grades, but my school is just outside the T14. Also, law school was 15 years ago.
Given the current crazy market, what are the chances of getting a BigLaw firm to look at me for a litigation associate position?
You ever reply with a confirmation question, but then realize that confirmation probably wasn’t needed at all. But now you find yourself stuck because you’ve put into writing that there is an outstanding question and if you send the docs out, it will seem like you just sent them without waiting for a reply. Just me? Cool 😑
Fund GP-side work experience vs LP-side experience. Would one be more considered more valuable than the other?
I missed a deadline, the partner was very kind about it, but expressed that client was frustrated. How big a deal is this? Am I about to get fired?
At what point in the interview process (lateral in this case) do you realize you’ve been rejected? I’m assuming people don’t send our rejection letters. Do you reach out to the firm? If so, how long after the last interview ?
How many of you are also trying to last 5-6 years in big law? For those who are close, any advice?
Are any bankruptcy lawyers having to do work outside their practice area during these times? I have zero partner supervision and don’t know how to do like diligence for finance deals..
How do I become an adjunct law prof? 🤔
I feel like every time I close a deal and feel like I did a decent job, weeks/months later I find out that something is wrong. Kindda hard because I’m at a firm with very minimal supervision, but ultimately it’s my fault for not catching the mistakes since I’m not junior enough to use inexperience as an excuse but also not senior enough to do things by myself… Maybe I’m just not a good lawyer?
Is it strange that anyone at my firm (associates/partners) can look up where any lawyer is on billable time for the month? I’m a third year lateral, and my old firm didn’t do that. Is that normal? Feels invasive
v50 corp associates: what level total comp can I expect in house at the 2.5-3ish year experience level?
I know nothing about investing. Can you tell me your thoughts on whether I should keep my money in my index funds considering the state of the world? Thank you :)
I am really mad at my firm. Do I complete the Vault survey today or wait until I have cooled off? Today, right?
I went in-house a few months ago and miss the excitement of Biglaw, what’s wrong with me?
Time to admit that I hate billable hours because some days I just want to do a bare minimum four hours of work without having to make it up later and not for any high minded ideological reasons.
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