What’s Your Story?

When I interview a candidate to determine if they are the right fit for a role and firm, I am listening to hear their story. This includes how they describe what they are excited to bring to this new role and why they are thinking of leaving their current position. It still surprises me when … Continued

The Problem with Certainty

Earlier this year I wrote about the 6 Human Needs. I have been observing how our needs affect our career choices and success, and wanted to share how Certainty, the need to have control and security in our lives, can cause problems for us. I recently worked with a candidate who had been with his … Continued

Career Advice for Recent Grads

Do you have any new grads in your life who just returned from post-graduation travel and are asking you for advice before they start looking for their first “real job?” Well, I think I might be able to help! My name is Ariana Katsigiannis, and I am a rising senior at NYU studying Politics, Rights … Continued

Becoming an Industry Leader

Recently, I attended my 23rd NALP conference over a twenty-seven-year span. I saw many colleagues that I have known for 15+ years, all of whom are considered industry leaders. When I think of why these professionals are at the top of their field, I recognize a number of common factors that they all share:   … Continued

Talent & Immigration

My heart is breaking for the immigrants and refugees who have the values and work ethic this country is built from but will no longer have the chance to live here. Some of you may know that I came here at age 5 from communist Poland. My family entered the U.S. under political refugee status. … Continued

Keys to Success in a New Role

I have spent the first few weeks of the year meeting with many clients who hired our candidates in 2016  to thank them for their trust in us and to learn how we can serve them better.  As I sit and listen and learn, there have been a few themes that have really struck me … Continued

Proximity is Power

Happy 2017!  What are you going to do to make it a great year – both professionally and personally? I am deeply grateful for all the success that I was able to achieve in 2016.  Personally, watching our teens study abroad and having major growth experiences has been unbelievably rewarding. Business-wise, I exceeded the ambitious … Continued

Law Firm BD/Marketing Industry Trends  

We recently released the findings of our 2016 salary and responsibility survey and are happy to report that based on the feedback of 367 marketers from large firms across the country, there are many indicators that Law Firm BD/Marketing is a growing profession with significant career growth!  Below is a summary of some of our findings: … Continued

Salary

The question of salary comes up with every one of our candidates, but the discussions are very different depending on the candidate. To begin with, 98% of the candidates we speak to tell us their salary.  The 2% who won’t, we don’t work with.  Why?  Because we can only help professionals who trust us.  I … Continued

Embracing Change

No matter how many years it’s been since I graduated from school, September always feels like a new beginning. This September brought with it more change than I have ever experienced in any one period of my life. My two teenagers in high school left to study abroad in Spain and France. Faced with an … Continued