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Wisnik’s Wisdom

What Does “Professional Presence” Mean – And Do You Have It?

May 6, 2015

We often see “professional presentation” mentioned as a requirement on job descriptions, especially for junior level candidates. For more senior positions, “inspires confidence” and “has professional presence” is often included. I have pondered what is meant by “professional presentation,” and here are some of the things mentioned when I asked clients for specifics: Able to [...]

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Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be

April 17, 2015

I found Frank Bruni’s very well researched book, Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, very compelling.  In it, he discusses why going to an elite school does not guarantee success and much of what Bruni says is what I have seen in my 25+ years as a recruiter for top law firms. I [...]

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Women – Please Don’t Drop Out of Your Career!

March 12, 2015

I met with a candidate last week who was referred to me by a law firm professional I have known for more than 20 years.  This candidate was looking to re-enter the workforce after being home for 15+ years.  She had a successful career as a Law Firm Administrator and left the industry at a [...]

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Developing Your Career Advisors

February 26, 2015

We recently presented a career development program for NY LMA’s Future Leader’s SIG. 20+ professionals showed up on a very cold evening to learn how to set and achieve career goals. Many of the attendees have been in legal marketing for less than 3 years. They all brought enthusiasm and an interest in learning more [...]

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Lateral Partner Hiring: The Right Fit

January 30, 2015

A January 2015 American Lawyer headline read: “2014 was a record year for hiring lateral partners.”  Acquiring partners, who can potentially expand a firm’s business, is a growth strategy in a marketplace with limited new revenues. The experts in lateral partner placement say that the prime motivation for laterals to leave their current firm is [...]

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Happy New Year!

January 8, 2015

I am very grateful for our incredible success in 2014 and I am excited for what 2015 will bring! None of this would be possible without your trust, support and consideration when you have a job opening, training need, or when you meet a great candidate and send them our way. I am deeply appreciative [...]

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Current Market Trends for Marketing & BD

December 3, 2014

2014 has been a great year, and for this Wisnik Weekly blog we wanted to share with you our findings from our most recent Law Firm Marketing/BD Survey. This year we received survey responses from 262 legal Marketing and BD professionals from across three markets: New York, DC, and Chicago.  Here are the top trends we observed: [...]

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What Turns Top Talent Off

October 31, 2014

The job market has been hot! Law firms are actively hiring and our biggest challenge is finding top talent, especially in Public Relations and Business Development. Even though the demand for talent is high, some Firms are conducting interviews in a way that is “turning off” top candidates. I bet you can still recall the [...]

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Real Simple Article & BD/Marketing Survey

October 10, 2014

It’s that time of year – the days are getting shorter as the weather gets cooler!  All of this makes it hard to get going some mornings.  So here is a link to an article I was recently quoted in, by Real Simple, which offers 5 Tricks for an Efficient Morning. On another note, over [...]

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Goodbye to an Amazing Summer!

September 3, 2014

It was truly an amazing summer between my son Jake’s Bar Mitzvah in Poland, 7 placements, 10 Interview Training programs and the magnificent weather; I am deeply grateful! Our goal in having our youngest son Jake’s Bar Mitzvah in Poland was to have a meaningful rite of passage. The ceremony took place in Zamosc, the [...]

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