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3 Ways Lawyers Can Give Back this Holiday Season

The holidays bring around the time of year when people are in the spirit of giving and come together to do meaningful things for their communities. If you have a career in the legal field, there are ways to use your skills for a good cause, which are also a fulfilling...
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Law Firm vs. In-House: How Do You Choose?

A question so many attorneys ponder: should they work in-house for a corporation or do they take their talents to a law firm? This question can have many implications. Working in-house offering legal counsel is a totally different ball game than working at a law firm....
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Use Your Recruiters’ Network to Get Your Foot in the Door

In the legal space, the job hunt can be tough. Sometimes all you need is a connection to a professional in the position to help advance your career. Working with a recruiter gives you access to their knowledge of the industry and many of their connections. Here are...
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Three Ways for Lawyers to Limit Stress

Due to the nature of the work, lawyers deal with excessive stress daily. Long hours and demanding cases are common in this profession, oftentimes leading to burnout. Sometimes lawyer burnout can result in law professionals wanting to leave the business. What are some...

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5 Ways For Law Firms To Stay Competitive

Law is a practice known for long hours, employees with high stress levels and, of course, a long history of tradition in the office. Law firms are slow to move forward in this fast-paced world, resisting change at every turn. Formal dress codes, “clocking hours” and...

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How E-discovery is Changing the Legal Landscape

‘Discovery’ is something law firms have been experts in for decades. Finding documents to support a case, either as ammunition against the accused or proof of innocence, is a common practice. In recent years, the more tech savvy practice of electronic discovery, or...

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3 Reasons to Use a Staffing Firm for Your Next Legal Hire

If it’s time to start the search for a new employee in your law firm or corporate legal department, you should consider your options before setting out to look for new talent. There are a lot of ways to find talent, but the quality and efficiency are up in the air for...

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Paralegal to Lawyer: How to Make the Transition

Being a paralegal isn't easy - you’re typically doing much of the same work as a lawyer, just not presenting the cases in court. This means long hours of research, review and preparation, all while working below someone else. If you think you’re ready to take the next...

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Five Reasons to Hire Recent Bar Graduates

It’s that time of year again – recent bar graduates have sighed a breath of relief and are eager to start their career. With bright eyes and open minds, they send their resume all around in high hopes of interviews that will lead to their first job out of law school....

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Your Business Connections Don’t Have to LIKE You

I know most of you have heard the line before: PEOPLE DO BUSINESS WITH PEOPLE THEY LIKE AND TRUST. This is how businesses define SALES and RELATIONSHIPS within the SALES PROCESS. For the most part, I am torn by this statement. I do agree with the overall concept of...

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How to Stay Happy as a New Lawyer

You just passed the Bar Exam. This should be the greatest time of your life: finally out of school and starting your new career. But with long hours and a competitive environment, lawyers are known be some of the unhappiest professionals. With much higher depression,...

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How Lawyers Can Donate Their Time to Charity

As you know, most organizations can use a little legal help, especially charitable and nonprofit organizations. If you have a law degree and legal experience, offering pro bono legal services to organizations in need is a great way to volunteer. Volunteering in this...

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Why Your Talent Is Leaving and What You Can Do to Keep It

Originally published by Smart Business Insights | Talent by Robin Doerschuk   Your business is losing employees. It’s nothing to worry about. You can just replace them, right? “Of course businesses can replace employees who choose to leave, but understand that it...

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5 Ways For Law Firms To Stay Competitive

5 Ways For Law Firms To Stay Competitive

Law is a practice known for long hours, employees with high stress levels and, of course, a long history of tradition in the office. Law firms are slow to move forward in this fast-paced world, resisting change at every turn. Formal dress codes, “clocking hours” and...

read more
Five Reasons to Hire Recent Bar Graduates

Five Reasons to Hire Recent Bar Graduates

It’s that time of year again – recent bar graduates have sighed a breath of relief and are eager to start their career. With bright eyes and open minds, they send their resume all around in high hopes of interviews that will lead to their first job out of law school....

read more

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