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.
I never recommend lying in an interview. The risk of a lie backfiring is high, and of course it’s just plain wrong. Yet, many very bad interviews come down to the use of extreme honesty, or what I call “open kimono” syndrome.
Real relationship building is harder and more time consuming versus the convenient use of social media. But it’s better. Social media supplements those efforts; it’s not a replacement.
Embrace the reminder that your judgment, your actions and inactions, have societal consequences that go beyond the four walls of your company.
Most of the time, the next step will be an in-house position elsewhere. But there is a significant uptick in the number of inside counsel who are returning to law firms. And not as the worker bees.
A more proactive and strategic reference can help you long before an offer is made, especially if you might need help getting in the door for an interview.
Compliance jobs are steamy hot, and they come in many forms. The most rapid headcount growth is occurring within heavily regulated industries, such as financial services and health care.
Putting your best foot forward on LinkedIn is not time consuming, but you should do it thoughtfully and purposefully. Here are four key tips for getting it right.
Instead of assimilation, we should be striving for what I call exceptional integration. This is two-way integration: the kind that gives voice to multiple viewpoints and cultural upbringings.
IC’s Mary J. Hynes Institute leads the way in gaining the kind of valuable training that will help you advance from within or become even more marketable to your next employer.
Let’s start talking about job security and training. Many general counsel tend to shy away from these topics when interviewing to fill openings.