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    « If they spent as much time on their staff as they do leaving fake reviews people would actually like it here »

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    Employé actuel - Paralegal - New York, NY (États-Unis)
    Employé actuel - Paralegal - New York, NY (États-Unis)
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    Je travaille chez Berry Appleman & Leiden à plein temps (Plus d'un an)

    Avantages

    You're employed. You make a steady income. That's it.

    Inconvénients

    Like the title says, if HR and senior level staff spent half as much time actually making this place a "great place to work" as they do submitting these spam reviews every time someone speaks up about the nonsense we have to go through then maybe employees would actually tolerate working here. Seriously, who leaves a 5-star review after being laid-off working somewhere for 3 years? What moron believes that?

    It's so bad they started mandating "Great places to work" committees in each office but instead of pushing forward actual work-related suggestions and issues they push forward suggestions like a soda machine and a full-sized basketball hoop.

    Survival and promotion here is almost entirely on who you know and what cards you have in your back pocket. Some promotions make sense. You see hard workers and respected individuals rewarded for their time and effort. A lot of other promotions leave you completely baffled with a headache. There's a few people in the office now where it's honestly a mystery as to why they're even still employed.

    This place is high school re-imagined. Its like they want you to think in a clique mentality and compete with other legal teams in a nonsensical "who can file the most cases this month" competition. They say it's not a competition, yet, literally everything is a competition. Does the "winner" receive any type of reward? No. Is there any type of added incentive like a legitimate raise or promotion? No. Just more cases and an even more ridiculously high caseload.

    Even attorneys have now formed this supervisor clique where they're right, you're wrong, and they lock themselves together in an office to drink for hours and badmouth paralegals nonstop, while still expecting paralegals to work OT to get an extreme amount of casework on their desk, and answer all e-mails flawlessly without ever needing to step in. They act like your typical high school movie Senior "it crowd" it's ridiculous.

    The managing partner thrives on all of this: barely concerned with the work you put out, but instead with the most trivial nonsense. We received messed up W-2's and he shows up to the office to play pranks on the attorneys so ridiculous that it almost got an innocent paralegal fired. We bring up suggestions on how the company can improve, immediately shut down. But don't forget about the BAL-cademy awards movie competition that we're reminded of every day. It's the firms crowning achievement and NO ONE CARES BECAUSE WE'RE ALL OVERWORKED.

    If any paralegal is still with the firm past two years they seriously deserve a benefits-covered therapist and a substantial raise. If that office is still afloat in 5 years it will shock the world.

    Conseils à la direction

    They don't listen so what's the point. Keep doing what you're doing. You'll run out of workers eventually.

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    J'ai postulé en ligne. Le processus a pris 3 semaines. J'ai passé un entretien à Berry Appleman & Leiden (New York, NY (États-Unis)).

    Entretien

    Consisted of two interviews and one online assessment. First interview was with a team manager and an attorney, started as a screening and asking questions about why I was interested in the firm. The second interview was with two attorneys, asked some overlapping questions and provided more information about what the job entails/if I have those skills.

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