This is how to check that going for partnership is right for you

This is how to check that going for partnership is right for you

Reading Time: 3 minutes | All too often I see highly talented professionals gunning for partnership because they don’t know any different. When you are immersed daily in a culture where you are expected to ‘want’ to make partner and anything else is perceived to be a failure, it’s difficult to...
When to say No (or yes) to extra responsibilities at work

When to say No (or yes) to extra responsibilities at work

Reading Time: 2 minutes | Many Big 4 firms and law firms expect their senior managers, directors, senior associates and legal directors to take on extra responsibilities at work. These are normally non-chargeable responsibilities which will take you away from the day job. The reality is that...
How to get promoted to manager ahead of your peers

How to get promoted to manager ahead of your peers

Reading Time: < 1 Professional service firms, especially law firms, accountancy firms and the Big 4, are all very competitive places. After all, these firms hire very bright talented people. It is not a surprise that the people around you are very ambitious for their career. This...