Can Your Network Be A Recruiting Strategy?

If a member of your legal team has ever resigned at the worst possible moment, the memory of the stress on you and your department likely was present for a long time. You can avoid, or at least alleviate, that … [more]

Making The Transition to an In-House Position

As a legal recruiter, we focus exclusively on the permanent placement of attorneys in both law firm and in-house settings. In short, we speak to lawyers at varying levels every day all day! During those conversations, we often hear lawyers … [more]

Assessing Corporate Culture and Fit

Determining if a corporation or a law firm is a good fit is critical to the longer term success of your career. How does one determine a good fit? Fit relates to corporate culture. Corporate culture is based on company … [more]

The Insider’s Guide to Creating A Hiring Plan

As a candidate or as a legal leader you may find it insightful to take a moment to think about the recruiting process from early inception. How then might this influence your recruitment plan or how might these insights benefit … [more]

Managing Your Reputation

Have you ever thought about your reputation and how it might impact your career? Is there a correlation between a positive reputation and your ability to secure the assignments, cases/deals and the career advancement you want? What constitutes a reputation? … [more]

The Executive Recruiter as a Trusted Advisor

In 1999, I made a significant and life changing decision to leave the practice of law and founded a legal search firm, Princeton Legal Search Group. I am often asked what about the business inspires me, motivates me and continues … [more]

Leaving Equity on the Table

Equity is a powerful compensation tool.  It is the promise of future money, awarded to you only after you have stayed at a company for an extended period of time.  Typically, you need to be at a company for a few years … [more]

Nexus. Your Career. The Path Ahead.

Before Google Maps there were road maps. They were tangible, printed on paper, with incredible detail. We kept them in our car glove compartments. You could open a road map, spread it across the kitchen table and plan a trip. … [more]

Considering a Counteroffer

You have secured a great position at a new law firm/company.  After signing the Offer Letter and giving notice to your current employer, it is an exciting yet anxiety-ridden time.  Then your current boss asks you to wait a day … [more]