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10 Things the Nicest People Never Do

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:14:00 +0000

Aaah, another refreshing list of things lawyers never do: “Some of the most successful people I know are also the nicest. That’s no coincidence, since no one ever does anything worthwhile alone — and that...

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Helping Your Coworkers In The Morning Can Ruin Your Day

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:14:12 +0000

Time to print out copies of this study so you can hand them out while saying “I’d love to help, but………………..”: “You arrive at work and one of your coworkers immediately stops and asks if...

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Exactly What Recruiters Are Thinking While Reading Your Resume

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:45:32 +0000

Art Markman, PhD, professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin, gives his thoughts on what recruiters are thinking while reading your resume: “You might think every recruiter is different. That’s...

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Creating an In-House Career Map

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:45:00 +0000

Judy Allen, a partner in MLA Global’s Northern California offices, shares her thoughts on how and why in-house counsel should create a career map to guide them in the years ahead: “The daily life of...

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How To Take Calculated Risks To Advance Your Career

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:13:42 +0000

Are you lazing around like a seal on the rocks or are you ready to take calculated risks to advance your career? “It’s tempting to settle and get complacent in the comfortable, but you learn...

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After-Hours Work Emails Shrink Our Personal Lives

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:45:00 +0000

Did you spend a lot of time last weekend using email? Read some very interesting statistics on email usage after-hours and how it varies based on generation: “I write a lot about email marketing, so...

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In-House Counsel Face Meager Pay Raises

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 14:06:00 +0000

If research from Australia holds true, in-house counsel are facing meager pay raises this cycle: “New research from the 39th annual Hays Salary Guide delivers a blow for in-house counsel as it reveals that the majority, some...

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The New Legal Career

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:51:30 +0000

With challenges come opportunities: “The career paths and prospects for young lawyers are markedly different than recent generations. A law degree was once a passport to a stable, predictable, and financially secure career. Most lawyers...

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Six Things You Can Negotiate For Other Than A Higher Salary

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:00:27 +0000

If you can’t negotiate salary, try negotiating other items that will still benefit your bottom line: “For a variety of reasons, there are times when a salary on a job offer isn’t open for discussion....

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What In-House Attorneys Want From Outside Counsel

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:35:54 +0000

Are law firms listening? “I’ve attended many panels where in-house counsel share their likes and dislikes, but in the last year the tone has changed. In-house attorneys are increasingly dissatisfied, they tell us, because they...

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Legal Resume Writing – Helpful Hints

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 21:03:48 +0000

Amy Goldstein, founder of Grayson Allen, Inc., a New York based attorney search and career consulting firm, provides helpful hints for those preparing a legal resume: “Incredibly talented lawyers who write flawless agreements and briefs...

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Network Your Way Into a New Job With These 4 Platforms

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 13:55:00 +0000

Checking popular job boards is one way to find an in-house counsel job, but networking platforms can also be invaluable.  Combine these two efforts together, and you may find yourself at the head of the...

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GCs May Risk Overload As Job Expands

Wed, 31 May 2017 15:05:00 +0000

Feeling stretched too thin? General counsel may risk overload if they cannot find balance in the convergence revolution: “The professional convergence revolution may be putting too high a burden on the new breed of super...

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Being a Work Martyr Doesn’t Help You Advance Your Career

Tue, 30 May 2017 14:05:00 +0000

Were you a work martyr this past weekend? “Do you consider yourself a work martyr and feel no one else can do your job? Do you sacrifice your paid time off in a pursuit to...

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US Companies Dramatically Outspend World on Legal Costs

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:40:00 +0000

We’re number one, we’re number one! Wait a minute, what are we doing? “US organisations are spending dramatically more on legal services per every dollar of revenue than peers around the world – and the...

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The Busy Lawyer’s Guide to Accomplishing More, One Task at a Time

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:00:02 +0000

Jeff Skott, a Lead Solutions Architect for LexisNexis, gives his thoughts on how lawyers can accomplish more – by doing one thing at a time: “A few months ago, at a restaurant in Houston, I...

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Social Media Ethics for In-House Counsel (Free Ethics CLE, NYC, 5/31)

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:45:41 +0000

The New York Counsel In-House Meetup is having yet another Meetup, and this one carries a free New York ethics credit.  Here are the details: “Please join us as Gregory Casamento of Locke Lord takes...

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LinkedIn Reveals The Hottest Companies To Work For

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:49:44 +0000

Looking to make a move in the in-house world? Check out LinkedIn’s list of the hottest companies to work for: “Which companies are those jobseekers eyeing and where are they landing? LinkedIn offers up a...

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How To Deal With A Condescending Co-Worker

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:55:01 +0000

Fortunately, lawyers rarely have to deal with a condescending co-worker.  Or at least it’s less prevalent for in-house lawyers (haha).  But if you do, this article at WorkItDaily has some tips: “There’s nothing more challenging than...

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The Power of Having Trusted Critics in Your Life

Wed, 17 May 2017 14:22:00 +0000

Matt Mayberry, former NFL linebacker for the Chicago Bears, gives his thoughts on the importance of having trusted critics in your life: “It’s so easy for us as busy leaders and entrepreneurs to get caught...

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