Specific Ideas for Fostering Long-Term Mentoring Relationships This week marks the end of most 2021 summer associate programs across the country. Earlier this summer, I had the pleasure of presenting to a dozen law firms’ law students, teaching them how to thrive and get the most out of their experiences. During our trainings, I heard many… Continue reading Specific Ideas for Fostering Long-Term Mentoring Relationships
What is Professional Presence and How Do You Build It?
What is Professional Presence and How Do You Build It? So many hiring managers mention “professional presence” as a desired trait when adding to their team, but what do they really mean? To clarify the ambiguity of “professional presence,” I surveyed heads of law firm recruiting, professional development, and human resource departments asking them to explain… Continue reading What is Professional Presence and How Do You Build It?
The Biggest Mistakes Young Professionals Make and How to Avoid Them
During my decades of experience as a recruiter, I’ve surveyed and spoken with hiring managers to learn the biggest mistakes made by the young professionals on their teams. Based on these surveys and conversations, I am sharing the three biggest mistakes new hires make and my advice on how to avoid them!
Starting an Internship Off Right
Last night, I hosted a Clubhouse meeting with young professionals who were anxious but excited to start their summer internships this week. Our discussion focused on how to start an internship off right. I provided them with critical insight about what bosses love and based on their insightful questions, I have summarized the most important takeaways below.
The Key to Thriving is Managing Your Fear
The Key to Thriving is Managing Your Fear Shifting my mind’s focus to problem solving instead of problem creation, combined with choosing the story in my head, helped me to be of service instead of stuck in fear. I definitely had some bad days where my fear was running the show, but most days I… Continue reading The Key to Thriving is Managing Your Fear