How to Help Your Team Members Thrive During Stressful Times

I’m worried about business services professionals in law firms. Every day this week I’ve gotten calls from law firms across the country asking if we could take on their search for a recruiting manager or coordinator. They are understaffed and summer associates arrive in a few short weeks. This talent shortage is prevalent throughout all business … Continued

Why Belonging Is Vital to Our Well-Being

I attended my 29th NALP conference in New Orleans last week. There were many great sessions, but there was something I left feeling that was the best part—a sense of belonging! After two-plus years of dealing with the pandemic, and very few in-person events, being with professionals I share a purpose and history with was truly … Continued

Are Your Summer Associates Prepared for Success?

There’s a conversation I’ve been having with heads of recruitment and PD and with law firm coaches. What they’ve been sharing with me is that many of the junior associates they hired during the pandemic are really struggling with being proactive, asking for work as well as feedback. Although these are issues that have come … Continued

Celebrating 26 Years!

This week marks 26 years since I founded Wisnik Career Enterprises, Inc. I am proud of the business I have built and deeply grateful for the clients who have entrusted us with their careers and talent needs all these years. When I started the business, my marketing consisted of coming up with a tag line, … Continued

Thoughts From a Refugee

These last few days have been hard. As a refugee whose family was thrown out of a Soviet-backed country, I feel deeply for the Ukrainian people. This month is 53 years since I arrived in the U.S. with my parents and younger brother. Because my father was Jewish, we were thrown out of Poland along … Continued