I recently started a new job with some managerial responsibilities. I’m also the only woman on the team. What books/articles would you recommend on how to be an effective yet respectful and respected manager?
Who wants to lead a dedicated M&A practice at a premier global firm’s Boston Office? Incredible opportunity for 8th to 10th year-ish. No book required. Can be a Senior Associate or Jr. Partner. Only top pedigrees from top BigLaw firms qualify. Very fast Equity partnership track. This firm negotiated a third of all VC dollars raised worldwide.
Leadership: They’ll be working long hours, quick turn around times, lots of spreadsheets, models, and presentations
Best Buy: We have brand new Surface books Leadership: No the oldest version of Dell will work, thanks!
Hi everyone. I’ve been recently promoted to a Manager position after a year(ish) stint as a Senior Analyst in the Data & Analytics space. It was my first job out of college and I’ve grown a lot - and luckily I’ve had a fabulous female boss who recognised and rewarded that. Wondering how to embrace this new role as my direct reports are two men who are older than me (late 20s and early 30s). Would love for any tips, tricks or books that I can use to navigate this, without looking incompetent
Agile program managers, I am looking to dedicate a few hours per day to growth. Would appreciate any great book, podcast, skill building recommendations on managing agile software dev programs, specifically working automotive user interface and design.
What’s a book you’ve read that made you a better CD. Books on creativity, mentorship, leadership, etc. I want this thread to be a resource for everyone.
Looking for M&A attorney (8th to 10th year range-ish) with impeccable pedigree from BigLaw to LEAD an M&A dedicated practice at a PREMIER Global law firm's Boston office. Fast Equity Partnership track. A chance to lead and build a team. Only from top 25 Am Law firms. No book of business required. AMAZING opportunity for the right candidate. Incredible firm that negotiates one third of all VC dollars raised worldwide!
Any great podcasts or books you would recommend? Specifically on leadership/business communication skills/ being a part of the “boys club” or better yet- breaking up the boys club!
My boss has told me that I’m being promoted really soon (6-8) months from today to an Account Manager position from being an assistant at my company. He’s giving me every resources possible for me to be ready for that position, resources such as books, card notes and trainings. Now, I’ve seen another internal position from a different department which I’m really interested in and I know I can get because of my background. Do I apply to that new position, or hold on for the AM position.
Any really good books on account management? Seeking inspiration, other than Pete Campbell.
I'm looking for recommendations on inspirational content for women leaders. I follow TEDWomen, many podcasts, and the women's conference among other sources. Please add any speakers, books, or events that you may have come across!
What’s the top/most recent books you’ve read on growth hacking and scaling an early stage startup?
I will be in SF next week to present my book “Agencies & Brands in the Experience Economy..” I’d love to connect with people from the area.
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Is there a book out there on leadership within professional services/consulting space? I have found a lot of good material on consulting in general (the trusted advisor, etc) but nothing...
Recommendations for books and podcasts on business, strategy, management, etc. that have helped your career?
For people in consulting - do you often read books about project management and motivation? Would appreciate your recommendations (preferably the ones with more than one thought for the whole brick of text 🤨).
Can anyone pls recommend a resource to learn Agile / scrum in the shortest way possible? Books or online class? Just joined a startup and want to brush up on my skills. Thanks!
My teammate is leaving for a new opportunity soon and I will be floating by myself for a few months. Would anyone be able to provide me with any solid books that pertain to our field? I'm open to anything for creative, people manager 101, digital marketing, career motivating, etc. Trying to swim along to find my new normal and be self motivated.
I think my boss is an utter and complete noob, he has no technical background and only works for an hour , 30 min in morning when he tells everyone what to do and 30 min at night when he takes notes and sends to the team lead.
I need to be in his good books but often lose my temper and cut him off, how can I be more polite to him so that he doesn’t spoil my review ?
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Where to poach digital partners from? My Americas team is growing fast. Best fit is people tired of pure digital strategy/advisory who want a high caliber build capability so they can bring ideas to life for clients. What firms have digital-experienced partners looking for that kind of move?
Joined Dell in 2015 as Tech Support Agent with 4.1 lpa. Moved as a Business Analyst in 2019. My current ctc is 9.5. Total 7 years in Dell. Am I being underpaid? What is the average industry standard?
Is it normal for a big4 to take over two months in the interview process? Since end of January I've had five interviews w team members, including with the partner who leads the practice I'd be joining. Still no word. I've gotten nothing but positive feedback with the in-house recruiter I'm working with. Is this normal? I'd love to work for this firm and don't want to be annoying :)
Out-of-work-job-searchers...keep the faith!!!!
Elementary school kids hacked the voting machines in under 7 minutes.
White hats did it in under 2 minutes.
My vote counted as .45 your vote counted as 1.55.
Somehow this is not alarming?
How does one get hired a consultant? Does having a grad degree and certs matter if you don't have an Mba? Need a change after being consistently underpaid here but have only 2yoe .
Can H1B employer be changed when person is in india. ?
Filed for H1B extension cap-exempt. Extension got approved. Not stamped yet. Now I am moving to jpmorgan. JPMC ready to send USA after one year if H1B can be utilised. Wanted to know if H1B employer can be changed in india (unstamped visa). ?
I’m in search of a company, with kick‐ass leaders, who are 'actually' impacting lives and building better futures. This company is excited about how I blow up traditional learning and engagement by helping employees matter, reimagining engagement and making better humans.
Starting a Jr. Project Manager role in two weeks (LEVERAGE YOUR NETWORK). Client is a headphones company and our team just got keys to all their social. My last agency role, back in 2018, was retail and experiential. Someone who is in a similar role, what is helpful to know and those outside of PM how can I support my team better?
Hey folks - reaching out for advice. Fmr LS strategy consultant that moved onto a VC/BD role at a seed fund. Was just recently accepted to a state medical school (nothing special but I received scholarship and won’t have to take out a loan to pay for school), but of course it is the opportunity to train as a physician. Given the current economic outlook, what would you do if you were in my shoes? If you didn’t go to medical school, what would you try to do?
Have the number of daily deaths due to Covid fallen for a few weeks and then gone back up in any other developed country?
What are the chances of clearing the structured interview when you have already cleared first two set of rounds of phone call and professional interview? How long does it take for the recruiter/ hiring manager to get back with the results and move forward to the HR round? Please help.
How do we work to dispel the myth that millenials are nothing but oversensitive entitled brats?
I joined a company 3 mnths ago as TA manager (jumped frm TA specialist to mngr), finding it very overwhelming to manage people, face team resistance,build processes,& not behave as an individual contributor. Company is a revolving door so always recruiting,i was always a rockstar TA IC, but now i feel like I dont know what im doing & always second guessing myself.. is this normal for a new manager?what can i do to drive things better? Company’s culture is very old school, toxic, tons of politics
Does anyone know the average salary for an Ultrasound Technologist in Connecticut? Also any specific companies that may pay more than others? I recently moved from NY to CT and bought a house. 2 years of experience. Is it possible to make close to $50/hr? If so how long will this take?
My wife thinks “fishbowl” app is some sketchy app where I click on “hot singles in my neighborhood” and anonymously talk to them. She calls it ‘fishporn’
So we have reached this phase now.
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Do recruiters actually help with lateraling?
What are the pitfalls. Please share if you’ve had any experiences!
I got an offer from a firm I like. Offer is good I’m happy. But have a question — Would it be ok to push back on the start date in the offer letter? I would liken to have a week or two between when I’d end at current firm and start at new firm.
If this is ok, should I talk to them directly, or go through my recruiter?
Any financial institutions/banking/cap markets lawyers have opinions on what’s going on with Robinhood blocking the purchase of certain stocks?
Is your salary based on billable hours? Or actual revenue? I’m a 9th year at an insurance defense firm. I’m billing ~1850 hours a year, making $100k. Very high cost of living area in south Florida. My billing rate is $160 per hour. I asked my boss for a raise yesterday and he said I need to be billing 180 a month (2160 per year) to get a raise, but wouldn’t say how much of a raise I would get. He said my collectibles are low, apparently the insurance carrier cuts everything across the board.
Okay. Hi! New here. Consequential damages. Can damages from an injury on an elevator be considered CD? Hmmmm, I would think so but please, someone help?
Partner has sent me a couple of research assignments, despite my auto reply that I am OOO until Monday. I’m on vacation, and she has sent a few emails, so I know she had gotten my auto reply. She only cc’ed the seniors and directed the email to me by name. How do I handle?
Deblasio says things will simmer down when courts can reopen... can someone explain to me what is going on with criminal courts right now?
Do you ever wish you didnt start your career in big law? To be honest, I feel like I didnt know any other paths to financially stability right out of law school. If you didnt start in Big Law, where did you start your career, how did you end up where you are now, did you reach financial stability? For context I live in the Bay Area where home prices are 1M+
Got a junior lawyer position with a firm. In a few weeks got a much better offer from another firm (MUCH better). Can I quit after a few weeks?
I just started a new job and I’m worried I’m not being given enough billable work. I’m def not an overachiever but I’m literally billing 2 hours a day and I don’t want the headache of explaining my hours. FYI I’ve already asked for work multiple times.... (also concerned about how this will impact my billables bonus at the end of the year. Ugh).
Co-clerk asked me out.. bad idea?
I started a new job is in house counsel two weeks ago and I am working with legal assistant. Basically from my last two weeks being at this new job, I realized that she has had a year to do a job of organizing all the legal files etc.￼ Except she has hardly done any of this… I’ve come to the conclusion that everything she said she’s working on from home is a lie I follow caught her lying about working on things by using the date modified. We have a huge transaction to finish and it requires
Advice: 1st year associate at a midsized firm but small office (2 other attorneys). All of my work comes from them, but usually it’s not enough. I’ve grown tired of asking for work 3-4 times a week. They love my work and have told other people in the firm they wouldn’t be able to do what they’re doing without me. However, there’s days like today where I have NOTHING to do. Last time I asked for work it took older atty 30 mins to find a file... I have no billable min, I love my bosses conti
How should I evaluate my salary? I’m a 1st year associate at a mid-sized firm (50 attorneys) with a monthly billable hours target of 170. It’s interesting to me that my billable amount in 3 months is equal to my salary, and I’m wondering at what point that should change. I understand there is overhead that I have to consider when analyzing this, but I feel sure there is a typical ratio of billing amount to salary and I’m just wondering what that looks like. Any thoughts here?
Anybody read this article? It’s about professor Amy Chua having get togethers with some of her students at YLS. The article focuses on Covid-related gatherings but explains that she had to promise to no longer have events at her home where she invited students and apparently people … gasp … drank alcohol. Since when are law students treated as children? From the sound of it you’d think she was having high school students come hang out. I mean, I was 26 when I went to law school. WTF? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/07/us/amy-chua-yale-law.html?referringSource=articleShare
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