Stay at terrible job or jump on a biglaw temp gig?

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Stay at terrible job or jump on a biglaw temp gig?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 15, 2016 3:43 am

i work at a fake biglaw servicing insurance companies. offered a real biglaw temp gig with a potential for full time gig doing doc review/discovery work. i guess it's one of those staff attorney/non-partner tracked positions.

is this shit even worth leaving a blemish on my resume as a junior jumping ship before a 1 year mark? the reason im even considering this is because my boss is a screamer and my days are numbered not because im at any risk of getting shitcanned but because i hate it.

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Re: Stay at terrible job or jump on a biglaw temp gig?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:12 am

If I were you, I'd take the offer. Your day to day at your current firm sounds miserable, and I'm assuming the new job pays a lot more?

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Re: Stay at terrible job or jump on a biglaw temp gig?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If I were you, I'd take the offer. Your day to day at your current firm sounds miserable, and I'm assuming the new job pays a lot more?


My boss actually likes me and ceased to scream at me after my work product improved. Having said that the boss is still insufferable and a shitty human being.

My worry is what if after 6 months i dont get the full time perma offer? It is a huge risk for a junior cuz i might become unemployable.



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