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Mike Evers

Mike Evers

Mike Evers recruits attorneys for corporate legal departments throughout the United States. Please visit www.everslegal.com. His firm also offers experienced in-house counsel to companies on an adjunct basis. 



Article List

  • Need an Attorney? There’s an App for That

    It might seem odd that a recruiter is writing about another technology that will soon eat away at how he pays his mortgage, but that has not stopped him in the past.

  • Guess What? Law Departments are Hiring

    Approximately 20 percent of companies are adding to their attorney headcount. That is a significant percentage.

  • Hiring “temp to perm” best practices

    Here are some of the best practices for “temp to perm” (as this is known in our business) as a hiring practice.

  • Want to improve your job performance? Embrace a critic

    Receiving input that can help us improve is a gift that we should embrace.

  • 5 relocation tips for employers

    Many of our firm’s search assignments involve geographic relocation, often to small markets with only one or two major corporate employers.

  • Win the turf battle with HR

    You know the drill. Your department wants to hire a new counsel to senior counsel-level attorney. You don’t want someone too junior who will need training and struggle to operate independently. But you are not offering a management level role with a high salary, so many good candidates will be...

  • You're hired! And the winner is…

    Superficial impressions are important when hiring. But go beyond your gut and try to get a deeper sense of the person before you hire. Remember, it's a close, long-term relationship.

  • Four tips for retaining good talent

    What do inside counsel enjoy most about their jobs? According to our Career Satisfaction Survey, your #1 answer is “intellectual stimulation.”

  • A fun tip for raising your profile

    Last month, I wrote about gaining access to executive level relationships. Staying with our theme of climbing the law department ladder, I offer a specific tip as this month’s column. It will generate positive recognition within your company via attending an event that also gives you exposure externally.

  • Career Matters: Climb the ladder in 2016

    The early responses to our survey are clear on one point. The vast majority of you want to climb the proverbial corporate ladder.

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