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motivating millennials

What Motivates Millennials? Ways Law Firms Are Retaining Young Lawyers

To check turnover and retain more lawyers, firms look to what inspires and fulfills millennials.

Jamie Spannhake - June 10, 2019
Hire or Not to Hire Solo-Solo Dilemma

To Hire or Not to Hire: The Solo-Solo Dilemma

Do you know how much time you spend on nonbillable versus billable work? Try this exercise before making decisions about your practice.

Dustin Cole - May 16, 2019

Using Content as a Lawyer Recruiting Tool, Part 2: Real-World Ideas

How do you say “we’re different” to potential hires? Here's how a few savvy firms use content that tells a story.

Susan Kostal - May 6, 2019

Five Tips for Facing Non-Performing Partners Head-On

Few firms deal with non-performing partners proactively. Instead, most opt to "wait and see" — reducing the lawyer's compensation year after year while she flounders. In my opinion, this is the coward’s way out.

Tea Hoffmann - March 25, 2019
legal talent management

Why the War for Talent Is Escalating for Law Firms

Talent management is all the rage as law firms look for ways to recruit, develop and retain legal personnel (not just lawyers).

Steve Nelson - February 26, 2019

Remote Work Is Trending: How to Make It Work at Your Law Firm

Offering remote work benefits can be a competitive hiring advantage.

Tomas Suros - February 11, 2019
outsourcing to achieve goals

Try Outsourcing to Achieve Your Law Practice’s Goals

What's on your "Damnit List"? As we head into the new year, it's a good time to experiment with outsourcing so you are free to focus on more rewarding things.

Dina Eisenberg - December 20, 2018
delegating to outside contractors

Delegating to Independent Contractors

A reliable independent contractor can be an essential teammate when you are swamped or need to rent someone's expertise.

Sam Glover - December 13, 2018

Smart Growth: Tapping Into the Freelance Lawyer Ecosystem

The traditional law firm growth model isn’t the only way to expand capacity. Here are steps for hiring a freelance lawyer.

Dan Lear - November 8, 2018

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

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, many companies, ...

Steve Nelson - June 11, 2018