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Career Move Ahead

Finding a new employer is a popular new year's resolution. If you're one of the many people who has resolved to change jobs after...
Values-based marketing is a corporate responsibility

Values-based marketing is a corporate responsibility

Values-based marketing is a corporate responsibility. Here's why. Every serious brand will have been created around a set of brand values. Those values help define...

A Lesson in Performance Planning

For many professional services firms this time of year will be defined by salary reviews, promotions and performance planning. It’s an exciting time. Despite...
For law firms, pro bono work is a central pillar of a corporate responsibility program

It’s obvious which firms are committed to pro bono (and who isn’t)

On 4 September, Lawyers Weekly published our op ed, “Pro bono target should be mandatory for LSMUL winners”. By way of reminder, LSMUL...
Behavioural and process innovation are the key to continuous improvement

Behavioural and process innovation should be the priority for most law firms

The professional services sector has always been competitive. Still, it is difficult to point to a moment in history when external forces...

Want to be an employer of choice? Treat your staff as you do your...

Every B2B business aspires to be recognised for its client service. Many organisations say they are, whether or not that’s true. If you’ve worked in...
Curiosity is the most desirable soft skill in modern day marketers

Want a career in marketing? Open your eyes and look around

"Curiosity killed the cat*" is a proverb that warns of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation (credit Wikipedia). Proverbs, by...
You need more than hard skills to climb the corporate ladder

15 leadership skills for career success

It takes more than career experience to climb the corporate ladder – now more than ever companies...

It’s hard to demonstrate leadership potential without soft skills

Who do you admire as a leader? In the present day and age, it’s a question I certainly ask myself more often....
The pro bono aspirational target should have ceased being an aspiration long ago.

No more excuses: law firms must meet pro bono target

Whether or not your firm embraces its obligation to give back, large business and government entities offer law firms a clear incentive...