The Partners Post

The Partners Post

Legal placement industry news and opinion from The Partners Group team.

 

The Partners Post

New Year, New Job

Happy New Year, and cheers to the start of a new decade! Whether you’re definitely ready to make a move professionally or have just been considering testing the market, now is the perfect time to polish up your resume and connect with a recruiter here at The Partners Group. January and February are historically the … Read More ›

“Can’t hurt, might help.”

The number one piece of career advice I’ve received? “Can’t hurt, might help.”

“Can’t hurt, might help.” That’s what the partner I was working with said to me when I was a year or so into my big law career. The context? I can’t quite recall. But insert your situation of choice, and I promise you, … Read More ›

Everything is Bigger in Texas—Especially Your Paycheck

Have you been considering a lateral move? Has it not really passed your mind? Regardless of your answer, Texas is the place for you. Interested in a State that boasts no personal state income tax, affordable property, New York compensation, and the second-most Fortune 500 Headquarters? Texas is definitely the place for you. So put … Read More ›

What’s the Worst That Can Happen? Advice to Associates

Your email dings and you notice it is an individual presenting a lateral opportunity with vague details. You ignore it and potentially miss the opportunity of a lifetime because you are busy or not currently interested. As a legal recruiter, I keep in mind that an associate is extremely busy and understand that it can … Read More ›

Positive Trends Abound – A Crash Course in the State of the Legal Market

As the end of bonus season approaches, we are seeing more and more inquiries about the state of the legal market.  The effects of recent increases in law firm salaries, in addition to decreases in legal budgets in-house continue to reverberate throughout the industry.  Large firm mergers continue to happen, at the same time companies … Read More ›