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Generation Z, otherwise known as “Zoomers,” live up to their name. Zoomers grew up in a fast-paced, technological world, and, as a generation, they value diversity, financial security, and an open-minded, progressive outlook toward controversial subjects. As this generation begins to hit their early 20’s, law firms are looking to understand what changes Gen Z...

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Recent years have seen a boom in ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) in legal consulting. ESG factors are continually growing in importance to businesses, investors, customers, and suppliers, and the trend shows no signs of stopping. Expected to continue for many years, corporations and law firms are now hiring their own armies of ESG experts,...

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For years, law firm merger activity steadily increased, reaching an all-time high in 2019 of 115 mergers. However, with the pandemic and its accompanying economic fall-out, there were only 65 mergers in 2020. As firms capitalize on post-pandemic growth, experts expect significantly higher numbers in 2021 and beyond. In the first quarter of 2021, there...

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Hiring looks different in 2021. A global pandemic, a fragile economy, and combative politics have set the stage for a bumpy road to recovery in 2021. For law firms, COVID-19 forced a dramatic change in operations. Many firm leaders took the opportunity to reassess entrenched systems and eliminate inefficiencies that have festered for years. To...

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Is your firm or legal department seeking specific expertise to handle post-coronavirus-related work? Industry and business experts anticipate high demand for certain practice areas and a surge in specific types of cases including: Litigation disputes regarding contractual obligations Insurance-related disputes Bankruptcy/insolvency HR disputes Boutique recruiting firms may offer the best solutions to finding the right...

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Adding a legal staffing firm can help grow your firm. After a year of robust growth, many law firms are uncertain about what the coming year will hold. The increasingly fast pace of business, whip-lashing market movements and overall volatility has left many firm partners and managers scratching their heads about their 2019 hiring plans....

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Here’s what to expect for law firms in 2019. 2018 was the best year in a decade for revenue growth, and U.S. law firms can expect to see another year of steady growth in 2019, according to a recent report from Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group. The report, based on surveys of nearly 200...

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Has Professional Ghosting Crept Into Your Workplace? Halloween is right around the corner, and the streets will soon be filled with little witches, goblins, and ghosts. But what about the ghosts wandering the corporate realm? Ghosting was once a term reserved for the dating scene and used to describe a person who suddenly disappeared from...

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Legal recruiting can be challenging in the current candidate-driven market. Many law firms and corporate legal departments are struggling to find talent in 2018’s candidate-driven market. The national unemployment rate is at historic lows, and the Texas job market is no different. Experienced legal professionals, from attorneys to support staff, are in high demand with...

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Are you preparing for a presentation interview? When presentations, public speaking or persuasion are part of a job description, candidates may be asked to make a presentation as part of their interview. A presentation interview can test many things about a candidate; the ability to represent and sell an idea, the ability to inspire an audience...