Saying Thank You

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. I think it’s the “immigrant kid” in me, who still remembers coming home, months after we arrived in the U.S., and explaining to my Mother that all Americans celebrate Thanksgiving and we had to buy a turkey. They didn’t have turkeys in Poland, so I drew her a … Continued

Interview Follow-ups: Dos and Don’ts

Over the past few months, we have witnessed a number of candidates who were close to receiving an offer and lost the opportunity because of their thank you notes and/or references.  Some of this may be common sense, but here are some Dos and Don’ts you should consider when actively engaged in a job search: DO … Continued

Advice for New Grads!

Entering the job market as a new graduate is both an exciting and stressful time. Focus on these four factors for a smooth transition into the job market: 1) Resumes are always challenging. Let the resume be an outline of your professional experience, educational background, and volunteer/university involvement. Be sure you are capable of speaking … Continued

How to Leave a Job on Good Terms

Congratulations on the new job! Now, how do you leave your current one? Over the past 20 years, I have watched hundreds of professionals resign from their jobs. There are definitely some Do’s and Don’ts that reflect on your long-term reputation. When it is time for you to move on, consider these: Do’s 1)  Leave on a … Continued

Five Tips for a Successful Transition

Whether you have years of experience under your belt or are brand new to law firms, transitioning into a new work environment can be challenging. Every law firm has its own unique culture. Here are some tips to help ensure a smooth transition: 1) Measure the formality of your environment. Take the first 30 days to really … Continued

Success Factors

Having placed hundreds of marketing, recruiting, professional development and other administrative candidates into firms for the past 20 years, I am fascinated by why some professionals do just ok, while others rise to the top of their field fast and get paid significantly more. I have asked a number of CMOs and Directors what they … Continued

When is it time to look for a new job?

Every week we get contacted by candidates who want to explore new opportunities. Some are definitely ready to make the move and some are having a bad day at work. We are committed to helping the ones that are ready to make the move, find the right next job.  What can you do to determine whether … Continued

“Learning Moments” from LMA & WALRAA Conferences

Having attended the LMA Annual Conference and the WALRAA Educational Conference, I have had many “Learning Moments” recently! Here are just a handful of the most poignant things I learned from our marketing and recruiting colleagues this month. Marketing Learning Moments What we can learn from accounting and consulting firms: Get more comfortable asking for … Continued