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Accenture GC Promoted to US CEO

What’s next after becoming General Counsel? The CEO spot, of course: “Consulting group Accenture has promoted its general counsel to group chief executive for North America. Julie Spellman Sweet replaces retiring CEO Stephen Rohleder.” Read:…



One-third of jobs will be replaced by robots

Robots are expected to reach human levels of intelligence by 2029 and apparently are expanding their core competencies.  Will office holiday parties ever be the same? “‘Historically what we thought was that robots would do…


Job Prospects Improve for Law Students

Is there a light at the end of the tunnel for law students? “There’s finally some good news for law school students: Compared to the previous year, a higher percentage of the class of 2014 found…



2010 Law Grad Had $328K in Student Debt

More reporting from the ABA and New York Times on the Class of 2010.  This student worked three jobs and now has a solo criminal defense practice: “The numbers were bad for law grad Hyatt Shirkey….


Compromise with Legal

Tom Fishburne started drawing cartoons on the backs of Harvard Business School cases. His cartoons have grown by word of mouth to reach 100,000 business readers each week and have been featured by the Wall…


Seem smart in meetings without trying

Crucial tips for those who spend the majority of their lives in meetings – and in meetings about planning future meetings: “Americans hold about 11 million meetings a day on average, and workers say about…