Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand in hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: At FirmAdvice, we take great pride in […]

Get Motivated

Today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. We hope you find these suggestions helpful. At FirmAdvice, we make the effort to help people excel in their careers.

How Employers Can Make the Most Out of the Current Legal Market

By Mary B. Winter and Abigail Audlin* As the Covid-19 pandemic swept across the world, our nation shut down in March 2020. What had been a very frothy hiring market, which started in 2018, pivoted to companies cancelling searches for talent, decreasing salaries, and conducting mass layoffs. However, being ever resilient, it was not long […]

Employer Interview Techniques in the Wake of COVID

By Mary Winter Despite working from home and social distancing constraints, many employers have continued to hire attorneys, on a temporary, temp to hire, and direct hire basis, since the pandemic began. With the lightening of restrictions, hiring has increased, but employers are continuing to maintain modifications in the screening and hiring process. This article […]

Under Contract (Quoted)

By Anna Stolley Persky, Washington Lawyer (January 2014) Under Contract: Temporary Attorneys Encounter No-Frills Assignments, Workspaces Illustration by Dan Temporary contract attorneys are, by most accounts, crucial to the legal workforce in Washington, D.C. But some contract lawyers are not, to put it bluntly, happy about their fate. They bemoan what they describe as poor […]