Your LinkedIn Profile: An Asset or a Liability?

Over the past few years, LinkedIn has grown from an online networking forum to a professional platform that has the potential to disrupt and fundamentally change the recruitment process across a multitude of industries.  LinkedIn can be an incredibly powerful … [more]

The Compensation Conversation

When you are interviewing for a new legal position, you will most certainly be questioned at some point about compensation. We completely understand the push-back that lawyers have when they are asked in an interview (and sometimes asked multiple times … [more]

The Interview, Asking the Right Questions

What Will YOU Ask During the Interview? Be prepared for the great switch– the point in the interview when the interviewer turns the table and asks if you have any questions for them.  Asking the right questions during an interview … [more]

Market Strategies for a Successful Legal Succession Plan

Succession planning can be exact and precise, or it can be open and loosely interpreted. The format will depend in part on your organization’s culture and resources. Below are suggestions on how to supplement what you may be doing or … [more]

Establish a Comprehensive, Long-Term Vision for Your Legal Team

Long-term vision may have different definitions for different companies, but here are some statistics to frame the conversation: The interview process in America has grown by 3.3 to 3.7 days since 2009. “Today it stands at 22.9 days on average.” (Source: Glassdoor) Eight months is the … [more]

Hiring Attorneys as a Reliable, Ongoing Process

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]

Recruit to Your Official Legal Team Plan

By their very nature, hiring plans are fluid and subject to change. But you can’t alter your plan if you don’t have one to change. The art is being flexible while staying the course. Let’s start from the beginning. The … [more]