Interview Tip: How to Answer the Dreaded “What is Your Greatest Weakness”

This article was written by Justin Bariso for Thrive Global. The article can be found at: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/28842-how-should-i-answer-what-is-your-greatest-weakness-there-s-really-only-1-way It’s the question millions of job applicants hear on a daily basis: If you’re like most people, you hate this question. Maybe you feel it’s completely lame, and so is the interviewer for even going there. But you’re wrong. Not only is[…]

Tactics for Shattering the Glass Ceiling and Paying it Forward

This article was written by Kim Stuart for Corporate Counsel. The original article can be found at:https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2018/04/23/tactics-for-shattering-the-glass-ceiling-and-building-the-next-generation-of-glass-breakers/?kw=Tactics%20for%20Shattering%20the%20Glass%20Ceiling%20and%20Building%20the%20Next%20Generation%20of%20Glass%20Breakers&et=editorial&bu=Corporate%20Counsel&cn=20180423&src=EMC-Email&pt=AfternoonUpdate Leadership is defined as “The ability of an individual to ‘lead’ or guide other individuals, teams or entire organizations … A process of social influence in which a person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment[…]

Can You Be Too Productive?

Article written by: Shana Lebowitz for Thrive Global. The original article can be found at: https://www.thriveglobal.com/stories/16048-there-is-such-thing-as-being-too-productive-and-it-can-lead-to-a-tricky-situation As the old adage goes, if you need something done, ask a busy person. This is generally fine for the asker, but less fine for the busy person on the other end of the request. Sure, they’ll give you the thing[…]

10 Tips for Lawyers on LinkedIn

Article Written by the Clio Team for clio.com’s blog. Original article can be found here: https://www.clio.com/uk/blog/10-linkedin-profile-tips-for-lawyers/  LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking tools available for lawyers, thanks to its unique concentration of professionals prepared for networking. According to the American Bar Association’s 2016 Legal Technology Survey, nearly 80 percent  of law firms maintain a[…]

Pointers for the General Counsel Hired From Outside

Written by: Mike Evers for Corporate Counsel  Congratulations! You have just been hired as the new general counsel of Awesome, Inc. You are new to the company, the CEO is excited to have you on her team, and so you are starting the job with a healthy amount of political capital. You are inheriting 20 attorneys,[…]

40 Best Books for Lawyers – Recommended by Legal Professionals

Ever wonder what books will help you run the best legal practice possible? There are a million-and-one books out there on business, law, and the business of law, so how do you know you’re reading the most effective books for lawyers? One place to start is to check out what your peers are reading. Clio[…]

Are you prepared to make the sacrifices partnership demands?

When most young people enter the legal profession, and take up a training contract at a large private practice, I’m guessing that in the back of their minds is the thought that one day they may make partner. At this stage of their careers, the thought of rising to the top of the firm, working[…]

LinkedIn For lawyers: 10 Profile Tips

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking tools available for lawyers, thanks to its unique concentration of professionals prepared for networking. According to the American Bar Association’s 2016 Legal Technology Survey, nearly 80 percent  of law firms maintain a LinkedIn presence. Colleagues and potential clients are turning to LinkedIn as a source of information[…]