During A Job Interview, Be Mindful Of The People You Are Talking To
Whenever I am invited to a job interview, I treat it very seriously and prepare accordingly. I always refresh myself on the proper interview procedure. Prior to the interview, I research the company and the position I am applying for.
How To Survive Job Interview Over Lunch
An audition that combines the stress of a job interview with the awkwardness of a first date. To ace it, you’ll need to make a professional impression in a casual environment. That’s no easy feat.
Five Business Development Basics for Associates
Here’s the basic outline of an associate marketing program — the five basic steps that will help build a sizable network of relationships, and a personal brand for something that clients will want to hire you to do.
Career Planning For Associates
Developing success as an associate means picking an area of practice and pursuing it with vigor.
ABCs of Marketing and Business Development
Most lawyers make marketing and business development more complicated than needed. Developing new business — and keeping clients — isn’t rocket science. In fact, it’s as simple as ABC.
6 Tips for Improving Your Chambers Submissions in 2017
Firms who are consistently ranked in Chambers know that preparation for submission season takes all year long. Getting to this stage of preparation may require an investment of some time and energy, but it yields the benefit of a more orderly, less stressful process when deadlines loom
Advantages of a Shared Office Space Just For Lawyers
The barrier to entry for starting your own practice is low.
Must-have Tools for Running a Virtual Law Firm
Legal Productivity has rounded up some of the must-have tools to run a virtual law firm.
2016 What’s Hot and What’s Not in the Legal Profession
What's Hot & Whats Not : Practice Areas; Industry Groups; Marketing & Business Development; Trends & Issues
Where Will the Legal Jobs Be in 2026?
By 2026, we should be coming to the end of an extraordinary period in the law: several years of a continuously shrinking legal profession. The overall number of lawyers is going to decline for two main reasons
Five Ways To Revamp Your Pathetic Follow-Up Emails
Here are five pointers on following up effectively.
The Coming Changes in How Lawyers Practice Law
In this century we have seen dramatic changes in the legal market. From a period of plenty, we moved to one of seeming scarcity. Many commentators suggest that the legal market has been, is being, or will be disrupted
5 People You Can Expect to Find on the Way to Success
Here are five personality types you will meet on your road to business success.
What Generation X loves about the workplace
The survey dug deeper to find out what makes a Gen X employee tic
Score an Interview by Using Keywords in Your Resume
What exactly is considered a keyword? How do I find them? And how do I know if I'm using the right ones?
5 Skills Lawyers Must Have to Succeed Today
No matter what area of law you practice, having these five skills will help you to thrive in your day-to-day life as a modern attorney.
Do Managers and Leaders Really Do Different Things?
This is a conundrum that many of us describe, but is it real? Are leadership and management fundamentally different roles in practice? Or do they simply require us to focus on different things?
Successful Decision-Makers Are Slow and Uncertain
While we usually assume people who are confident and able to make quick decisions are effective decision-makers, the opposite may be truer.
Here are some tips to help you network
Tips that don't require you to collect every business card or attend every cocktail party.
3 Phrases Associates Should Avoid
Anyone who has worked in a law firm knows that associates are sometimes presented with questions that demand an immediate response.
How to Improve SEO for Your Attorney Bio
With a better-optimized bio, potential clients can more easily find your page through a search engine, social media, or blogs and articles. Here are a few ways to boost your bio’s performance.
Why Lawyers Make Good Early-Stage Startup Hires
Lawyers can add value in the obvious ways, helping to avoid early mistakes like issuing stock too late in the game, when the company has grown in value and the employees can no longer take advantage of favorable tax treatment. But more importantly, a lawyer on the early team can contribute to a thri
10 Traits that Lawyers and Salespeople Have in Common
So often do people who excel at critical thinking, debating, and logical reasoning believe that their calling in life is to be a lawyer.
How to say Goodbye to Your BigLaw Salary
It’s all about the mindset.
You might not love the work you do as a lawyer, but imagine for a moment that you were fully able to control your hours. You could come and go as you please and have complete control of how much work you did and when you did it. This would allow you to hit the gym wh
How One Simple Question Leads to Months of Writing Ideas for Attorney Bloggers
Here's a quick exercise with great results for any attorney-writer hard-pressed for new content ideas.
Associates Find Opportunities In Uneven Market
Despite sluggish overall demand for legal services and uncertainty among managing partners about the year ahead, the market for midlevel and senior associates is strong, recruiters say.
Special Report: Millennials in Big Law
Millennial adults, ages 18 to 35, are now the largest group in the workforce. In Big Law, they’ve flooded into the associate ranks and are now starting to become your partners.
Relationship Management: Automating The Law Firm Client Intake Process
Managing your client intake properly can help your firm in a variety of ways. Client intake often comes down to a simple sheet of paper that gets passed around the office indiscriminately. This is where new leads, client information, and details can sometimes get lost before the casework even begins
The State of Women in Law
The issues faced by women in the legal profession are still in dire need of continued conversation.
11 free online courses you should take to be more successful in your career
Whether you're just stepping out of your cap and gown or your college graduation is a distant memory, it's never too late to learn something new.
7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills
The awareness that emotional intelligence is an important job skill, in some cases even surpassing technical ability, has been growing in recent years.
7 Questions to Ask At the End of a Job Interview
You're in the hot seat as the interviewer turns the tables and asks one final question: “So do you have any questions for me?”