How to Work with a Search Firm to Get Your Story Told

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Law firms that are able to effectively tell their unique stories are more likely to attract and land high-achieving attorneys in their field. A growing number of firms are partnering with dedicated legal search firms in to create and share their values and missions with prospective candidates. Here are some tips for working with a… Read more »

Trends in the Lateral Market: Are Firms Growing or Not – And Why?

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The employment of lawyers is projected to grow 9 percent over the next decade. Because the lateral market is often considered to be volatile, it can be difficult to accurately predict just how much law firms are growing. But, the number of notable mergers and transitions among the nation’s largest firms recently suggests that some… Read more »

Create a Strategic Hiring and Retention Plan for Your Firm

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Observing your competition in the marketplace can help you devise a smart hiring strategy as you plan for the future of your law firm. What are the current movements in the market? What are talented candidates looking for? What are areas of growth for the firm? Answering some of these questions can help you attract… Read more »

Opportunities to Win Talent

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There are many ways for law firms to win talent. As recruiters, we are often asked by our key clients, “what should our firm do to attract the best attorneys?” The first step is to think strategically about your mission and what you’re trying to accomplish. Next, we make sure that you have incorporated that… Read more »

How to Enable and Develop Your Top Talent to Grow Their Business

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Successful law firms find ways to encourage their top talent to grow their business. Firms can put structures and processes in place to make this easier, which is a win-win for everyone. Here are some ways that law firms can help their top attorneys to grow and succeed. Hire the Best First, make sure you… Read more »

What to Look for in a Rainmaker

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Every firm needs great rainmakers. They are savvy in business and excellent at client development which keeps everyone busy doing what they do best. Ultimately, the rainmakers are the influencers of profitability for a law firm. Here are a few tips on what to look for in a candidate so you can land the rainmaker… Read more »

Use Your Law Firm Culture to Attract Top Talent

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Your law firm needs rainmakers and bright legal minds if your firm is going to succeed.  The problem is, there is tremendous competition for top legal talent. The best and the brightest attorneys can choose where they want to go, and they will often opt for firms that have a culture of innovation and a… 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 »