5 Tips on How to Succeed In-House

This article was written by Caroline Spiezio for Corporate Counsel.The original article was found via: https://bit.ly/2HOiRYI.    In the current business and legal climate, the work of in-house counsel doesn’t seem to be getting any easier. And in times like these, sound advice from those who have been around the block is welcome. On Monday afternoon, a room full of[…]

Is Flexible Working Too Focused on Female Talent?

This article was written for Lawyers Weekly. The original article was found via: https://www.lawyer-monthly.com/2018/05/is-flexible-working-too-focused-on-female-talent/.  Organisations must proactively encourage a culture of flexibility across the entire workforce, or risk negatively impacting employee engagement levels and the ability to attract and retain top talent. That is the advice from global talent acquisition and management specialist, Alexander Mann Solutions. The call[…]

The Cost of Interruptions for Lawyers

This article was written by Willie Peacock for GoClio. The original article was found via:  https://www.clio.com/blog/true-cost-of-interruptions-for-lawyers/ Whether it’s intrusions by infants or tremoring technology vibrating its way across your desk, staying focused is a big problem for legal professionals. 68% of legal professionals surveyed in the 2017 Legal Trends Report agreed with the statement that there are not enough[…]

Who Has Been Hired to Lead Legal at Fortune 500 Companies So Far This Year?

This article was written by Stephanie Forshee for Corporate Counsel. The original article can be found via: https://www.law.com/corpcounsel/2018/05/18/who-has-been-hired-to-lead-legal-at-fortune-500-companies-in-2018/?kw=Who%20Has%20Been%20Hired%20to%20Lead%20Legal%20at%20Fortune%20500%20Companies%20in%202018?&et=editorial&bu=Corporate%20Counsel&cn=20180520&src=EMC-Email&pt=Weekend%20Roundup Among the Fortune 500 companies, turnover among general counsel has been significant so far this year, according to a new analysis from consultancy Russell Reynolds Associates. In the first quarter of 2018, 13 Fortune 500 companies hired new GCs. Five of the hires[…]

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[…]

In-House Counsel Can Start to Close the Gap on Equal Pay

This article was written by Caroline Spiezio for Corporate Counsel. The original article can be found at: https://goo.gl/QMMer9 Four months into 2018, the average American woman will have finally caught up to the pay an average U.S. man earned by the end of 2017. April 10 is Equal Pay Day, meant to remind Americans of the wage gap between men and women[…]

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,[…]