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

“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