Requesting Start Date

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ETC2988
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Requesting Start Date

Postby ETC2988 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:43 pm

Hi all,

What is/has been the general start date for new associates at a Biglaw firm in NY? My firm had not yet set a start date at the time that I received my offer letter, but I was told that most associates start after Labor Day. Would it be appropriate to request the start date now—since it appears that many of my peers have finalized their start dates—or should I wait?

Any and all insight is appreciated. Thanks!

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JohannDeMann
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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby JohannDeMann » Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:47 pm

reach out to HR and ask.

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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby Redamon1 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:06 am

What's the big rush? Just wait. I'm pretty sure they know they need to communicate a start date to you and your class.

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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby Desert Fox » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:08 am

I think the plurality is right around Oct. 1, but every firm is different.

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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby JohannDeMann » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:12 am

Redamon1 wrote:What's the big rush? Just wait. I'm pretty sure they know they need to communicate a start date to you and your class.


Some people might be trying to plan vacations. It's hrs job to do this shit. Email them and ask for your start date is perfectly fine. If it's set they will email back. If not they'll let you know.

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Desert Fox
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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby Desert Fox » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:13 am

HR probably doesn't know yet. No harm in asking I guess.

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Re: Requesting Start Date

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 22, 2015 1:05 pm

Anyone else still havent gotten their start date yet? Have heard nothing from my firm.




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