Being a Lawyer





Get a Great Start with the New GC

Did you just get the word that your company has hired a new general counsel? The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts on how to get off to a great start with your new boss: “When…


Job Searching On The Sly with LinkedIn

Alexis Baird, a Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn, gives some tips on how you can job search on the sly using LinkedIn: “There are a few things in life that bring about extreme levels of…


10 Ways to Boost Your Career on the Cheap

Boost your career without busting your finances – whether you feel you are stuck in a rut or not, some helpful suggestions: “If you’re at one of those points where your career is a bit…


The Surprising Benefits of Negative Feedback

Don’t fear reviews, don’t fear negative feedback and don’t be hesitant to ask others what they think – the benefits are greater than their downsides: “As humans, we care about what others think. This means…


How To Answer The Greatest Weakness Question

The dreaded greatest weakness question at interviews – Liz Ryan, CEO/founder of Human Workplace, gives a spin on a potential way to respond: “The interview question “What’s your greatest weakness?” is one of most pointless and offensive questions…


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…