Salary Negotiation for Legal Professionals

When considering taking on a new position at a legal firm, salary negotiation can feel like a tricky process. On the one hand, you don’t want to appear overly greedy and cause the employer to pass you up for another candidate, but on the other hand, you want to have a strong and fair compensation package and not leave too much money or too many benefits on the table.

3 Proven Ways to Speed up the Hiring Process

Law firms and other companies that hire for legal positions are finding themselves in a position that they may not have been in before. Instead of top candidates vying for a position in their firms, they find they are having to compete more with other firms to get those candidates.

Retaining Top Legal Talent at a Company or Law Firm

Since the pandemic, the job market has shifted significantly. Candidates still compete with each other to get the best jobs, but more and more, the real competition is between employers competing with each other to get the best talent. In short, it is a candidates’ market.

How to Market Yourself to Stand Out from Other Legal Professionals

When you are a legal professional applying for your dream position, you know that the competition will be fierce. You also know that many of your competitors for the job may well have similar qualifications and resumes to yours. So, what can you do to make yourself stand out from the crowd? Lots actually!

How We Help Law Firms and Organizations with Their Challenging Hires

Finding the right legal talent for your firm or organization can be daunting. The talent competition is extremely fierce, and young legal professionals know that they’ve got options for choosing the next step in their career path. Many organizations and firms currently have postings sitting empty for months simply because those postings are not reaching – or not appealing to – the right slate of candidates.

The Joyful Practice for Women Lawyers Podcast with Randi Bean and Paula Price

Every day, we see lawyers looking to make a change, and often for something different from traditional legal practice. Recently, Randi Bean joined Paula Price on The Joyful Practice for Women Lawyers podcast to share her story about leaving private practice and founding Life After Law.

What to Consider in Your 2022 Hiring Strategy

2022 has barely begun and already law firms are finding that attracting and retaining talent is going to be challenging this year. Over the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many lawyers began to re-evaluate their priorities and seek out a better work-life balance as various restrictions and regulations brought with them an increased demand for legal services. Many who had the ability to do so retired
early, while others left jobs behind for something that better aligned with their values (and some even did so for a lower rate of pay.)

2022 Job Market Predictions for Lawyers

2022 will be a job seeker’s market across a range of industries and that includes the legal industry as firms compete to hire the best talent. While early on in the pandemic, many law firms were just struggling to survive, a backlog of cases plus challenges to restrictions means that now law firms are looking to expand and position themselves for long-term growth.