Hiring


Hiring Trends

Law Firms Likely to Change Policies in Light of Salary Disclosure Laws

By | Jun.11.18 | No Comments

We appear to have reached the tipping point with regard to whether employers can ask job seekers about their current compensation. In addition to the various jurisdictions that have passed legislation prohibiting such inquiries (California, …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

How to Win the War for Lateral Talent

By | May.26.17 | No Comments

Hiring lateral partners and groups is a key component of success in today’s competitive law firm market. And while large firms get all the headlines for key coups, smaller firms have both more to gain …Continue reading »


The Friday Five

Five Steps to Winning the Hiring Wars

By | Nov.04.16 | No Comments

Winning the talent war is one of the most important ways that an organization can make more than incremental change in a relatively short period of time. In his book, “Good to Great: Why Some …Continue reading »


Futures Week

Where Will the Legal Jobs Be in 2026?

By | Sep.28.16 | No Comments

The theme of the College of Law Practice Management’s 2016 Futures Conference, “What will Law Look Like in 2026?” brought out some deeply interesting thoughts. We’ve asked four speakers to summarize their presentations for our …Continue reading »


SKILL-BUILDING

Mistakes Lawyers Make When Procuring an Expert Witness

By | Feb.04.16 | 1 Comment

Expert witnesses often provide the information and insight necessary to make or break a case. Why, then, do we procrastinate, delegate or simply rush the process of selecting an exceptional expert witness? The Wrong Way to Locate …Continue reading »


Law Practice Management

Give Your Clients the Most by Outsourcing

By | Sep.30.15 | No Comments

My kids are loud, messy and often extremely annoying, but they’re awesome. They need a lot of things — to be loved, taught, fed, dressed and more. I try my damnedest to meet all of …Continue reading »


Hiring

Using Social Media as a Screening Tool for New Hires

By | Oct.16.14 | No Comments

Recruiting and hiring a new employee is never easy. Last time I talked about different ways you can use social media to find better job candidates. For some, though, the most difficult part comes when …Continue reading »


Hiring

Using Social Media to Find Better Job Candidates

By | Sep.15.14 | 2 Comments

Whether you consider yourself “social media-savvy” or not, your prospective employees likely are. The days of placing want ads in the local paper are long gone. Certainly, you can post job listings on standbys like Monster.com, …Continue reading »


A Curmudgeon's Perspective

Tomatoes, Squash, Associates and Weeds

By | Sep.24.13 | 1 Comment

Each spring when I plant my garden, I have great expectations for all the vegetables I’ll be harvesting. By June, the new plants start to look a little like the pictures in the catalog, but here …Continue reading »


Part Two

Generation Hexed: Debunking Employers’ Assumptions About Older Lawyers

By | Jul.09.13 | 3 Comments

In part one of this post on “Generation Hexed,” Jared Correia discussed why older lawyers are finding it harder to stay employed, and proposed specific actions the organized bar and legal employers should consider. In part …Continue reading »