8 results for author: Lucas Group


Create Space for Conversations About Mental Health in the Workplace

For too long, the topic of mental health has been the ultimate work-talk taboo. The stigma that comes from vulnerable conversations about mental health can be heavy. But the statistics are too significant to ignore—1 in 5 adults experience issues with ...
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How the Pandemic is Changing Who Big Law Can Hire

Consider this: you're in charge of your firm's hiring process and you’re down to two candidates, both from top schools with stellar resumes. Candidate A has extensive experience in a niche specialty your firm needs but lives outside your firm's immediate ...
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Pathways to Promotion: What Does it Take to Reach the Top?

"How do I align my talents with the right company and leadership team?" There's no magic bullet for securing a promotion. Some criteria, such as demonstrating technical expertise, a proven capacity for strategic leadership, and general business acumen, are ...
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Passed Over for Promotion: What Happened?

"How do I objectively assess why I've been passed over for a promotion – is it me or the company?" Being passed over for a promotion can feel like a tremendous setback, especially at this stage in your career when promotion opportunities are fewer and ...
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Finding Opportunities Elsewhere: When and How Should You Change Companies?

"If a promotion at my current company won't take me to the C-suite, what will?" If you've reached the conclusion that promotions won't be taking you to the C-suite at your current company – and that's an important professional milestone for you – then ...
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Making Offers in COVID Environment: A Cautionary Tale

COVID-19 has led to an interesting phenomenon in which qualified candidate are more receptive to discussing new opportunities but are more hesitant to leave their current employer. Here are a few concepts to keep in mind when recruiting: Don't Expect a ...
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How Expressing Gratitude Can Help to Recruit Top Talent

For much of 2020, the COVID-19 crisis has forced us to physically distance ourselves from one another. During this unprecedented time, it’s become increasingly clear that communication plays a key role in human health, wellbeing, and success. In the ...
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Your Leaders Are Juggling a Lot During This Pandemic, Here’s How to Retain Them

Many companies, like Google, Twitter, and Facebook, have made headlines recently by creating broad-sweeping policies and benefits designed to support and, ultimately, retain their workforces through this time of uncertainty. Many companies have given their ...
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