Congratulations, You’ve Been Outsourced

When you think of outsourcing you probably think of Blue collar jobs requiring little to no skill or technical support and customer service representatives who are as obsequious as they are incompetent spitting out canned dialogue with a heavy accent.  “I understand that you are upset because the defective battery we shipped with your laptop […]

20 Tools to Follow the Democratic and Republican National Conventions

OK, so it’s not really legal recruiting news, but as politics will be an inescapable part of our lives for the next few months I thought this would be of interest. Mashable, the social networking news site, reports on 20 Tools to Follow the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.

New election law coverage on Westlaw

The presidential race in the United States is heading down the home stretch. Just in time for the election season, West is providing some new election resources on Westlaw. They’re free to subscribers, through the national elections. A new Elections tab, which users can customize on their Westlaw interface, provides access to informatin like voter […]

Citi and Hildebrandt Revise Advisory

It’s no longer raining cash on the legal idustry. Dan DiPietro, client head of the Law Firm Group of the Citi Private Bank reaffirms some of the conclusions of the group’s Client Advisory, published jointly with Hildebrandt International this past January, updates others, and gives us a summary of their report for the first half […]

How a Recruiter Relationship Should Work

Attorney Wayne Streibich describes his relationship with recruiter Nancy Grimes of Grimes Legal, and the placement that led to his partnership at Dilworth Paxson, LLP. It was indeed a great pleasure working with Nancy Grimes and GLI.  When Nancy approached me, I was not even contemplating making a move.  Nancy presented an opportunity which was […]

Nationwide Layoff Watch: Fried Frank Follow-Up

As promised, we bring you an update on yesterday’s coverage of staff layoffs at Fried Frank. Here are a few additional details, from the National Law Journal (subscription): Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson is reducing administrative staff in New York and Washington. The reductions, which a firm spokeswoman said were less than 10% of […]