Why law firms need a CLO (chief listening officer)

When I started my legal career in the mid/late 90s, no-one ever talked of the CEO or the CFO. There was a Managing Partner, probably a Senior Partner, and a Finance Director. While looking at job titles may seem simplistic, it actually throws up some interesting trends (and I’m not repeating my rant about puttingContinue reading “Why law firms need a CLO (chief listening officer)”

Partner Smackdown!

Admit it. All of you who have worked in law firms have met one. The partner you want to avoid in the lift. Perhaps she’s the one with the really (really) bad temper. The table thumper. Maybe he’s the one who makes trainees cry. Is it the one who seems to have avoided any sortContinue reading “Partner Smackdown!”

Can you quit your job?

I got an email from Linkedin last week, letting me know that 80+ people in my network had changed jobs last year. Now aside from the fact I love these type of analytics, the email made me stop and pause for a number of reasons, not least because I myself shifted jobs. The trend thatContinue reading “Can you quit your job?”