Change is hard. And for in-house counsel in a post-recession legal world, it can be very hard, according to an article by Inside Counsel.
The article takes a look at the top ways the job is different for GCs these days than before the economic bubble burst a few years ago.
According to the story, these are the top five changes:
- More is expected of employees
- There are fewer rewards
- There is more concentration on short-term results
- It’s all about innovation
So here’s our question for you:
How do you think the in-house counsel role is different in today’s economy?
Leave a comment below or email me.
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