Human Resources

Tips for HR Pros: Working with the C-Suite

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HR managers want to “get invited to the table,” says attorney Jonathan Segal, a featured speaker at SHRM’s Employment Law and Legislative Conference, going on this week in Washington, DC, “but asking isn’t the way to get the invitation.

via Tips for HR Pros: Working with the C-Suite.

Law Society Survey Highlights Keys to Retaining Women

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Flexible working and better performance assessment are key to retaining more women in law, according to a recent survey by the Law Society and LexisNexis.

via Law Society Survey Highlights Keys to Retaining Women.

CLT: Cracking The Glass Ceiling

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As managing partner of one of the largest Connecticut law firms, Elizabeth J. Stewart may have a better perspective than most on the rate at which women are advancing in the legal profession. So she was a little disappointed, but not terribly surprised, when a recent national survey found her peers moving up in the ranks at a snail’s pace. “It’s the exception rather than the rule, and I expect it will be for some time,” Stewart said of her leadership role at Murtha Cullina.
Connecticut Law Tribune: Cracking The Glass Ceiling.

A Guide for Creating a Killer Retreat

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As a former law firm CMO and consultant, I’ve planned dozens of retreats, from all-firm to partner retreats, practice and industry group retreats, associate retreats and marketing/business development team retreats. Here’s a guide for creating an effective and memorable “Advance.”

Leadership for Lawyers: Turning a Retreat into an Advance; A Guide for Creating a Killer Retreat.