Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

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Kafkaesquire
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Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby Kafkaesquire » Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:21 pm

"More Jobs, With Better Training, But At Lower Pay: Welcome To The Future Of Biglaw"

http://abovethelaw.com/2013/10/more-job ... of-biglaw/

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Re: Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby Grazzhoppa » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:42 am

I don't think this is a new phenomenon.

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Re: Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby JazzOne » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:45 am

I know of several firms (unmentioned in the article) that are doing this stealthily. It seems like a great idea to me.

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Re: Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby kalvano » Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:04 pm

Firms are exploring a lot of alternatives to the traditional hiring model. It's how I got my job.

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Re: Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby scifiguy » Tue Oct 29, 2013 12:54 am

kalvano wrote:Firms are exploring a lot of alternatives to the traditional hiring model. It's how I got my job.


Interesting. Do you mind sharing how you got your job?

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Re: Thoughts: Bad? Good? Too good to be true?

Postby kalvano » Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:54 am

My firm cut their summer program way down and now hires a lot more on an as-needed basis for specific practice groups. That way they can keep their offer rate percentage and have work for people.

Instead of working for any partner, I only work for one and his specific clients.




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