What To Do When You Are Not Being Promoted In-House

If your in-house legal department is not offering a promotion path, should you stay or should you go? The Lawyer Whisperer gives her thoughts:

“My boss just announced there would be no promotions in the legal department for the foreseeable future. I love my job, but I want to advance. Should I stay or leave?…When an employer “announces” that career advancement in the organization will be nonexistent for the foreseeable future, it can be a bit jolting as well as confusing. And sometimes it’s hard to make sense of what it really means. Is it true? How serious is it? Will it be enforced? If I’m outstanding, will they make an exception and bend the rules? Is the company in trouble? Is Legal a sinking ship?”

Read: My boss just announced there would be no promotions in the legal department for the foreseeable future. I love my job, but I want to advance. Should I stay or leave? at The Lawyer Whisperer

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