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  • pdf Breaking with the Law
    This column explores how some lawyers feel that the legal profession is not for them and what to do about it. http://www.thelawyer.com/
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  • article Building a thriving intergenerational in-house legal department
    Article for The Law Society, published 8 April 2016. Today’s in-house legal departments have up to five different generations represented, each with its own values, motivations, needs and wants. And traditional management needs to change to accommodate a multigenerational workforce.
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  • pdf Career diverse workforce
    In this article, I consider the challenges of managing a diverse workforce of freelance, portfolio-career and full-time lawyers. It includes opinion from various experts; HR in law firms, consultants, recruitment. This article was commissioned for Managing Partner magazine and first appeared in the July/August 2015 issue. http://www.managingpartner.com/topics/HR
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  • File Fulfillment is the future of work
    This article for ‘The Future of Work Hub’ published on 28 February 2017, explores the vital topic of fulfillment at work and how the changing expectations of workers towards meaning and purpose and away from career status and money are starting to make companies rethink their long established ways of working. This article explores how individuals can achieve fulfillment at work and how companies can provide it through their policies.
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  • File Fulfillment is the future of work - more examples
    This article for ‘The Future of Work Hub’ published on 28 February 2017, explores the vital topic of fulfillment at work and how the changing expectations of workers towards meaning and purpose and away from career status and money are starting to make companies rethink their long established ways of working. This article explores how individuals can achieve fulfillment at work and how companies can provide it through their policies.
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  • File Is Partnership Still The Holy Grail?
    Partnership in law firms used to be the holy grail that all lawyers aspired to. Years of hard graft and thankless toil led to the reward and status of becoming a partner. But has the holy grail of partnership become a poisoned chalice? This blog explores if partnership is all its cracked up to be. http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/
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  • pdf Life after managing partner
    The role of managing partner in law firms is hectic and with extensive responsibilities and demands. This article explores how important it is for managing partners of law firms to make time to think about their future. This article was written jointly with Patricia Wheatley-Burt and shares practical tips as well as insights. http://www.managingpartner.com/
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  • pdf Locating the Skylight in the Glass Ceiling
    Equitable career success and achieving equity partnership for female lawyers can be a tough nut to crack, and yet there are glimmers of hope on the horizon that more women will be around the partnership table. http://awslondon.co.uk/
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  • pdf Off the ladder
    This article 'Off the ladder' for Managing Partner magazine published in May 2015 is about how workforce planning now needs to incorporate portfolio careers. It included quotes from various experts. http://www.managingpartner.com/
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  • article Planning the in-house career you want in 2020
    This article was commissioned by The Law Society in-house division for their Inside Out magazine and was published on 27 April 2017. It is for lawyers thinking about moving in-house and explores how to plan the career you want in 2020 and shares career planning strategies and tips to help you get started.
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  • pdf Stuck in the middle
    This article for Managing Partner magazine published in September 2014 is about the associate surplus in private practice. It includes a case study about DLA Piper and quotes from various experts. http://www.managingpartner.com/
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  • pdf Talent Quicksand
    This article for Managing Partner magazine (Dec 13/Jan 14) explores the Career model in the legal profession and whether it is still 'fit for purpose' with the changing nature of the legal market and what employees need and want. This is a joint article with Mitch Kowalski, author of 'Reimagining legal services'. http://www.managingpartner.com/
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  • article The Generation game
    An article for The Law Society, published 10 February 2016. Today’s law firms have up to five different generations in their workplace, each with its own values, motivations, needs and wants. And traditional law firm management needs to change to accommodate a multigenerational workforce.
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  • article The importance of effective internal communication
    An article for The Law Society published 29 June 2016. Effective internal communication will reap dividends over time. In this article, I explains the role it plays in building employee engagement.
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  • pdf The Sky's the Limit
    In part 1 “locating the skylight in the glass ceiling”, Rachel Brushfield explored issues and challenges affecting the high talent drain of female lawyers in the legal profession. in this article, part 2, she shares possible solutions, ideas and examples of how to stem the tide. http://awslondon.co.uk/
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  • pdf Women in the law
    This chapter sample is part of a new Talent Management book published in September 2013 by the publisher Globe Law and Business and the International Bar Association (IBA). We were invited to research and write this chapter. Gender balance is a fascinating and multi faceted topic. http://www.globelawandbusiness.com/
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  • pdf Young Lawyer career tips
    Career insights and tips to help law graduates secure a training contract in city law firms, published in Young Lawyer magazine May 2013.
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