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4 reasons why you should collaborate with your partnership competitors

Most firms set a limit on the number of new partners they admit to the partnership each year. As a result the ones who make it have the strongest personal and business cases for partnership. Consequently, most senior associates in law firms and directors in the Big 4, accountancy, and consultancy firms are in competition with …

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5 ways of increasing your odds of making it through partnership track

Being told you are on partnership track, or in line for partnership, or going to be put up for partnership is a great sign that you are nearing the end of your journey to make partner. This post explores what you can do in the 12-24 months before the admission process starts to help you …

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What are your partners really thinking when they consider your application for partnership?

Probably the biggest mistake that any potential partner makes is to consider the partnership admission process as a long drawn out job interview or panel for promotion. This article shines a light onto what the partnership admissions process actually is trying to achieve, and therefore, what the partners involved in the partnership admissions process will …

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4 foolproof tips to help you make it from being on partnership track to Big 4 partner

What happens when you put two strong straight-talking women in a room? Who both help talented professionals make partner at the Big 4 (as well as other firms!) The sparks flew…. …as the world was put to rights! During my lengthy conversation with  Tara  (Leadership and Personal Impact Specialist who has helped 100s of Big 4 directors …

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Career Clinic: How long should I be prepared to wait to be made up to partner?

This was a great question that I received in my inbox from someone who has recently signed up for my career kitbag. Here was my answer: I don’t think that there is a definitive answer to that question. It all depends on your firm and your own career aspirations. Your aim ideally needs to be …

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What’s the emotional part of my business case for partnership?

There are two parts to your business case, and as mentioned in ‘what do you need to put in your business case for partnership‘, there is the rational, logical part and then the emotional part – which isn’t written down. If you are going to make partner, you will need to focus on both parts …

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5 common mistakes aspiring partners make when going for partnership

There are many reasons why your application for partnership is not accepted. Here are the five most common mistakes aspiring partners make when they apply for admission to the partnership. 1. Not building up a fan base in the partnership Until you are a partner you do not have the right to sit at the …

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