Employee Development Still Matters. Here’s How To Get It Right

This time of year, early summer, my team usually gears up to attend the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference and expo. We affectionately call the conference the “center of the HR universe,” an electric atmosphere buzzing with best-practice conversations and industry talk. Last year more than 20,000 HR professionals attended 200 sessions, […]

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Building Skills, Willingness to Learn Propel Corporate Counsel Careers

Advancing an in-house legal career requires building legal skills and industry and company knowledge, as well as trust. Most in-house lawyers join companies after building desirable corporate skills in a private law firm. Once there, paths to future growth may be nontraditional, depending on the company’s size. One challenge for corporate counsel who want to […]

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Recruiting ‘Rainmakers’ is Intricate Process for Atlanta Law Firms

One of the easiest ways a law firm can grow its business is through lateral acquisitions of talent. By bringing in “rainmakers” – attorneys who already have strong client lists – firms can boost revenue and profits per equity partner. With a lateral hire, law firms are recruiting revenue, said Steven Lynch, general manager for […]

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Forget Work-Life Balance: What Companies Need To Know Now About Work-Life Effectiveness

Video calls with pet cameos and crying children. Dining room tables and living room couches converted to home offices. The last few months have transformed where, when and how we work, breaking down the tenuous barriers that separated our personal and professional lives. In addition to this unprecedented access to our home lives, professionals are […]

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Redefining and Unlearning Innovation

A Conversation with Todd Duclos, Vice President of Digital Strategy at Lucas Group April 10, 2020 • Douglas Ferguson Most people would not expect to find a world-class innovator living on a farm in the middle of Iowa. But Todd Duclos, the bow tie-wearing Vice President of Digital Strategy at Lucas Group with a Boston accent, happens to be an […]

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Job Seeking During a Recession

Job seeking during a recession is almost unimaginable for those who were living the high life prior to Covid-19 spreading globally in the last two months. While we figure out what the New Normal will look like, it is best to be prepared. Companies still need lawyers – and even more dearly now in these […]

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Forbes Councils Gives Aram Lulla Increased Visibility as an HR Thought Leader

There have been some significant changes in the human resources industry since Aram Lulla first started specializing in HR Recruiting in 2001. A 25-year veteran of the recruiting industry, he’s now general manager of the human resources practice at Lucas Group, an executive recruiting firm, and says he remembers when “human resources wasn’t as highly […]

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50+ Good Questions to Ask Recruiters During the Interview

When it comes to job interviews, planning and preparation are vital. The more you learn about the company you’re applying for, the better you’ll be able to prepare for your interview. Your potential employer or a hiring manager will ask you some questions to decide whether you’re fit for the job position or not. Some […]

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