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86% of Brits Prefer Legal Advice from Humans

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:59:44 +0000

(image) Our friends across the pond prefer legal advice from humans, rather than robots. If this holds up globally, perhaps the robopocalypse that is rocking industries will have a softer touch on the legal profession and...

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The Realities Of Going In-House As A Litigator

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:39:58 +0000

(image) Are you considering going in-house as a litigator? Read this insightful piece by Melissa Peters of Princeton Legal Search Group, who gives guidance on what can give you an advantage and best utilize your litigation...

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Study: Lawyers Rank Highest on Loneliness Scale

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 14:02:00 +0000

(image) The loneliness scale, yes, it is a real thing. And apparently lawyers rank highest on this scale which, like the bathroom scale, is not usually the result sought. But maybe this doesn’t affect all types...

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Five Good Reasons To Fire Your Recruiter

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:45:00 +0000

(image) If you are trying to get an in-house counsel job, you are likely working all angles, from job boards to legal recruiters. But what happens if you are working with a legal recruiter who is not...

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Shoddy Law Firm Work Doubles

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:42:30 +0000

(image) Law firm work is deteriorating, according to a recent survey. A number of factors come into play, one of which is communication. Proper communication – even overcommunication – can decrease the likelihood of this happening....

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Robot Interviews to Catch White Lies

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:30:46 +0000

(image) Robot interviews are already here, but you may not know it. Companies are using AI technology to detect whether you are being truthful, how you are really feeling about the interview process or whether there...

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Survey: Nearly Two-Thirds of Legal Departments Want More Talent In-House

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 14:01:19 +0000

(image) According to a recent survey conducted by Special Counsel, law departments want more talent in-house. You can’t blame them – having more subject matter experts at the ready can help law departments respond to a...

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Facebook’s Problems Spotlight Elevated Role of In-House Lawyers

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:04:45 +0000

(image) Those studying the role of in-house lawyers would be wise to watch Facebook’s team as they respond to the many challenges the company is facing. Developing strategy and acting as a company’s public face to...

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Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Get More Love

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0000

(image) You will get more love if you stop trying to be perfect. Or so they claim. Embrace your vulnerability and present yourself as someone who is truly human. Does this advice apply to lawyers, especially...

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How Can I Get Out of Lunch with Coworkers?

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:30:00 +0000

(image) Obviously, the need or desire to get out of lunch with coworkers rarely arises in the green pastures of in-house counsel life. But, if you have to get out of lunch or another interaction, do...

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8 Signs You are a Toxic Boss

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:20:13 +0000

(image) Are you a general counsel or other member of the law department who manages other people? Are you a toxic boss? Sadly, you may be and not even know it, according to studies conducted by...

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The Top 5 Regrets of Mid-Career Professionals

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:11:00 +0000

(image) Leadership and success coach Kathy Caprino shares her insights on the regrets of mid-career professionals. All lawyers need to stop, step back and re-evaluate their careers from time to time to make sure they are...

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A Legal Recruiter: Your Secret Weapon to Making a Lateral Move

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:05:00 +0000

(image) While this article focuses on how a legal recruiter can assist in a job hunt for a lateral move in the law firm environment, a legal recruiter can be an invaluable resource in finding in-house...

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ABA Techshow: 60 Tips To Improve Your Life and Practice

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:19:00 +0000

(image) The ABA Techshow keeps lawyers (both in-house counsel and law firm attorneys) up to date on the latest tips, tricks and technologies that can make their lives and practices easier: “A free artificial intelligence legal...

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How To Know When You’re Overthinking A Career Decision

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:00:57 +0000

(image) Overthinking a career decision can lead to employment paralysis. Whether you are deciding to leave Biglaw and searching for in-house counsel jobs or are already in a legal department and thinking about General Counsel jobs,...

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Loving life as a lawyer – How to maintain joy in your work

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:30:00 +0000

(image) Loving life as a lawyer? Even for in-house counsel it can be a challenge, especially if you hate your job. Read on for some tips and analysis on how to maintain joy in your work....

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9 Things to Consider Before Accepting a New Job

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +0000

(image) Lawyers are trained to do due diligence as part of practicing law and due diligence, so why shouldn’t the same rules apply when evaluating in-house counsel jobs? Here are some tips to think through before...

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5 Things You Should Always Tell Your Legal Recruiter

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:15:10 +0000

(image) If you ask an attorney about how to get an in-house counsel job, one of the first things they will tell you is to work with a good legal recruiter. As part of this, there...

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From Temp to General Counsel

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 14:20:24 +0000

(image) The path to the General Counsel spot is not always what people expect. Case in point, Stephen Sitley, now SVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Sears Holdings Corp. From Temp to General Counsel...

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Why You Have to Stop Networking If You Want to Succeed

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 16:09:02 +0000

(image) Stop networking and start connecting if you want to succeed, at least according two Young Entrepreneur Council founders. Is this the right methodology for in-house counsel looking to advance their careers? This piece gives some additional...

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