Careers

What To Say When a Recruiter Calls

Are you prepared for a call from a recruiter? Liz Ryan, the CEO/founder of Human Workplace and author of Reinvention Roadmap gives her thoughts on how best to prepare: “Before you get on the phone with [the recruiter], think…


Conducting a Long-Distance Legal Job Search

How do you land an in-house gig when you live far from the company you are pining for? Sonya Som, partner in Major Lindsey & Africa’s Chicago/ Midwest office, gives her always eloquent and practical thoughts: “Not…




When Bragging Can Help Your Career

There is a time and place for everything, or at least that is what they tell us.  Well, apparently bragging can help your career – if you do it right – and at the right…


Top the Legal Hiring Manager’s List

The Lawyer Whisperer has launched an Employer Perspective article series – now you can hear what hiring managers and employers think – including how to get to the top of a legal hiring manager’s list….



Skadden’s 100 Year Old Lawyer

When you love what you do, why stop? “For Bentley Kassal’s 100th birthday, his wife ordered a custom-made birthday cake with the Skadden lawyer’s mug shot imposed over his infant body, as it first appeared…


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…