Horrible anxiety about considering a new job.... I was one of the big firm stealth layoffs in covid and joined a boutique firm in Sept. They came sort of close to matching my salary but I moved to SoCal and have an opportunity to jump back in to big law and get $100k raise. The people at the small firm are so nice, but hours are nuts and if I’m going to work this much, I might as well get paid more, right? Is it too soon? How do you tell them when the managing partner took you under his wing?
I recently gave my small firm notice that I am leaving and moving to another state. I mentioned that I am considering starting my own practice in the new area, and the managing partner suggested that I transition to an “of counsel” position at a 1099 hourly rate (remote) while I got started. I thought the rate was a bit low, but I’m not sure what to compare it to. Anybody have any experience with these arrangements? Any advice on how to structure? Or if it’s worth it? Any input is appreciated.
I accepted an offer from another firm and gave notice to my direct partner on Friday. He asked me to wait a few days as a courtesy before giving notice to the firm’s managing partner. The partner I work for knows several of the attorneys at the firm where I got the offer. He is now coming back to me and saying my current firm will match the salary, offer better hours, better title, etc. Needless to say, I’m torn. How bad is it to walk back on an accepted offer? We are in a smaller legal market.
I was let go from my position yesterday. The managing partner, who did the letting go, said it as because of poor development and bad work product. Yet, only in December, I got a solid raise and excellent bonus for my size firm. Between then, the partner had made unsupported claims of bad work (e.g., claimed I used the wrong code in a letter bc it wasn’t the one he told me to use but the one the documents supported). Never dreamed of being “fired.” All partners are holding the party line and ...
How many associates don’t have access to their full billing software? All I can do is input my time and create a recap of hours report for different date ranges. No ability to check on amounts billed to clients or receipts so there is no way to track my realization rate or progress towards bonus. Is this something I should bring up with the managing partner?
What is expected when thanking the managing partner for a year end bonus? We are a two atty firm and I'm a first year associate if that makes any difference.
Anyone else in transactional law struggling with the perverse incentives of keeping your hours under the flat fee you’re billing for the deal but high enough to meet your target? My managing partner gave me extensive praise that all my deals are under budget, but my hours are just under my target for bonus (bonuses can also be given on a discretionary basis, but who wants to risk that?)
Our mid-size (35 lawyer) Midwest law firm is creating a new position for a Business Operations Manager. We have historically managed ourselves through a Board. No managing partner. This new position is a non-attorney professional. Thoughts on appropriate salary?
Wanted to get some thoughts. My wife works in private accounting and just got promoted to manager. We prepared for her compensation negotiation for about a week. She goes in and they low ball her with only a 4k raise. She counters with her value to the firm and the office managing partner literally laughs in her face. You guys think she should just bail? I am embarrassed that this is how they treat their employees.
Just need a quick moment to vent! Two weeks ago, I applied for an associate position at a family law firm. I received a response almost immediately from the managing partner, who asked if I was available for a preliminary Zoom interview the very next day. The Zoom interview went exceedingly well, and I was asked to come in for an in-person interview the following afternoon. At the end of the second interview, the managing partner briefly explained the compensation... (CONTINUED IN COMMENTS)
How is Gartner to work for in an executive managing partner role? What is the typical compensation in that position?
As a managing partner, I’m always looking to find talent. Other than comp, what are associates really looking for in a firm? What will set a firm apart from others?
What’s a typical salary % increase for a general strategy consultant at B4 exiting to industry? Would be a startup or large food company.
How is PTO valued? (Salary / 365) x PTO days? Or, (Salary / 2080) x PTO hours. My question is whether or not to factor in weekends. Deloitte
Hi all Question for those at BCG and McKinsey. How is Associate Partner at McKinsey different from Principal at BCG ? -Responsibilities -Comp -etc
Chicago area assurance supervisors...what is the salary range? Or what was your % increase from senior?
@Deloitte people, hows the comp for experienced tech analysts? Also how do you enjoy it?
Manager 1 PI non MBA salary?
Have salaries in advertising really changed over the years/decades? I remember in 1993 at Lowe NYC when the salary list was left on the printer... the CDs were making about $200k on average. That’s 27 years ago.
Director of business strategy at series d 10year old company. What’s the base and stock I should negotiate? No bonus - performance or sign on.
Can someone help learn about the W/L balance and comp at PwC Consulting based out of Dubai? People & Organization Line of Service. Considering for SC/Manager level. Thanks!
What does compensation look like at the Partner/MD level? I know this varies, but interested to know at Big4, MBB, Public firms (Accenture/IBM), boutique consulting. Wondering if staying for the long run is worth it
Amazon L5 program manager salary ranges?
Anyone familiar with the AWS business value economics team? Please share thoughts on culture, team, WLB, comp, etc. Thanks!
Deloitte experienced hire Consultant (commercial) offer, $110k base. How did I do? What does SC salary usually look like upon promo?
Got an offer from a small biotech firm for a director role. Base is $200k plus $25k sign on plus $50k RSU with target bonus of 25%. I’m currently a M3 making $185 should be promoted to SM within the next year or so. Am I crazy to think this is a low offer?
Does anyone else check in with their employees within 45 days of their hire? If not, how are you guys going about employee experience and engagement/onboarding?
What are the top 5-6 roles at Infosys (title wise). Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also is it a good place to work in NYC relative to the big 4?
Client mentioned they were trying to internalize me and my team after project end. Has anyone ever had this happened to them / how did you go about it? Are there legality issues in our contract I should be careful of or after contract is up - I am ok?
I was laid off from a resource management role, working with employees approaching or on the bench, working with managers to staff projects, and support functions like report creation, scheduling, etc. Roles like this are few and many large consulting firms have frozen internal hiring. Do you think it would be beneficial to get a SHRM cert? Would that help get a "talent related" HR role? Worth the money? I have a background in recruitment as well.
If I am looking to give my two weeks, I know general protocol is to inform managers and partner prior to telling HR. But if the hiring company wants you to put in the two weeks immediately and the partner is unavailable, is it okay to circumvent and reach out after telling HR?
I'm sick of these politicians and their empty campaign promises. I want my Badacaf-care now!
How to get more business acumen/knowledge? I am currently data engineering/analytics consultant looking to get into bizops/strategy. I can't pursue a MBA atm. More details in comments.
Hi bowls, I need a referral in Deloitte/Pwc/EY . Please connect with me who can put my referral. Thanks in Advance
My place of worship is seeking donated frequent flier points so that parishioners can go on service trips to El Salvador, Mexico, and the U.S.-Mexican border. Pls let me know if you're interested
New ToysRUs commercial about a kid and his dad has a twist ending and it WILL make you cry. Damn you ToysRUs... damn you.
Remember when Fauci said we didn't need masks then said we did but only N95 masks, but then said any face covering will work. Then said if you're vaccinated you need to double mask. Then said you can single mask. Then said no masks if you're vaccinated. Now the CDC says you need a 3rd vaccine shot to "greatly" prevent delta variant. But no, EVEN if you're vaccinated you can get Covid. Like f off. This is not exact science clearly. I have taken 2 shots but now I refuse to listen to this BS.
I’ve been laid off and, as I embark on my job search, I’d like to keep my marketing skills sharp. Any recommendations on must read books, or resources?
Currently on a project that has nothing to do with me. I understand developing a new skill set but I have no past experience that aligns with the scope and deliverables of the project. I've spoken with the PM and they say I'm still the best fit. I think it's just due to the firm being understaffed. Time to talk to my direct to get off that project? Thoughts?
Fishes, looking for recommendations on growing business development and sales skills. Finding and growing pipelines, establishing marketing materials, closing sales, and similar for services. I have on the job experience within consulting but never any formal training or education. Entering a new role where I'll need to build organizational capabilities from scratch. Any recommendations on programs, certificates, courses, books, or other similar ideas would be greatly appreciated. TIA!
Anyone familiar with the airline reporting corporation? I know of someone with an interview there and trying to gauge what that may be like/what the company is like?
Mentally done with COVID. I’m fully vaxxed and will happily wear masks anywhere (hey saves lipsticks and sunscreen), but if we have to shut down again I’m going mad
Anyone have any intel on Office Of Baby?
If my company doesn’t match 401k at all, should I pull the ~$4k out (with whatever fees that incurs for early) to fill 2020 & 2021 Roth IRA allocations before deadline is up?