Moving Up the Corporate Ladder to Become General Counsel

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If moving up the corporate ladder into the role of General Counsel is in your future plans, then it’s time to review and make the necessary adjustments needed to achieve your career goal. Here are some things you can do to hone your skills, develop your leadership abilities, and enhance the traits you’ll need to… Read more »

Are You in the Best Role to Make a Positive Impact?

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A major key to a rewarding career is to be in a position to make a positive impact. Longevity, job satisfaction, and success depend on it. If you find yourself unable to make a positive impact in your current legal department role, then it’s possible that you haven’t found your niche yet. Here are some… Read more »

Law and Business Dynamics

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Often in-house attorneys are seen as roadblocks to the department’s goals, yet legal plays an important role in all of the different departments of the company. They can bring a high-level of success to the company by being a vital contributor to their division’s mission. Here’s how in-house attorneys can contribute to their team and… Read more »

Secrets to a Successful Interview

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Once you have an interview lined up, how do you sell yourself to the hiring manager with your skills and accomplishments? How do you get to the core of what they are looking for? Having a clear strategy will take you from rambling to speaking clearly and concisely. And it will take you from stabbing… Read more »

Resume Tips for Attorneys

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An eye-catching resume is a valuable tool to have while searching for an in-house legal position that will get you through the door and on to an interview. There are a few important tips you can implement to make your resume rise to the top, while certain errors in your resume will likely mean that… Read more »

Three Tips to Propel Your In-House Career

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Being in-house legal counsel for an organization can be a challenging and rewarding career. And depending on the position you’re in – whether you are General Counsel, corporate attorney, employment attorney, or a specialist of some kind – your role will have its unique aspects. However, there are some common core skills for all of… Read more »

3 Reasons Why In-House Attorneys Love Their Jobs!

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If you are currently working for a law firm, switching to in-house work could provide you with a different career direction that can have substantial benefits.  One report from a state Bar Association on In-House Lawyers found that as many as 85% of Chief Legal Officers and General Counsels find their careers rewarding. Based on… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »

Get Motivated

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »