Careers

Words To Avoid When You’re Negotiating A Salary

Salary discussions are uncomfortable for many – in-house counsel included.  Before you start negotiating a salary, read on for tips from the author of Fearless Salary Negotiation: “You’re 96% sure that you’re ready to schedule…





Words of Advice from Your GC Friends

Looking to climb the in-house ladder or just prosper in your current environment? Why not listen to advice given by General Counsel, as collected by Sonya Som of Major Lindsey & Africa: “I thought I…


GC Compensation: Breaking Down the Numbers

Looking for baseline data on GC compensation? Check out a piece at the Metropolitan Corporate Counsel that provides some figures to work with: “Median compensation for general counsel increased slightly between 2014 and 2015 at…


7 Ways to Prove Impact in Your CV

You toiled away, you did the work, but are you able to prove that you had impact in your CV? Applicants for in-house counsel jobs who can show that they benefited their previous employers will stand…


4 Signs You’re Stuck in a Career Rut

In law as with many jobs, years spent nose-down in documents can make you oblivious to the fact that you are in a career rut.  Do yourself a favor and take a quick self-assessment: “You…