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Tag Archives: work

It’s summer: Take a day off

In my former career, I worked for a CEO who gave his leadership team a short list of his expectations for the year. Making his expectations explicit and concise was a powerful exercise that helped guide the performance of those ...

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No money, mo problems

Looks like more bad news this week for law school graduates. Starting salaries for the class of 2011 are down across the board. Mean starting salaries for first-year associates fell 6.5 percent, according to numbers from the National Association for ...

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In-House Interrogatory

This week it is all about CEOs and general counsels. Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community Clarissa Cerda, general counsel at LifeLock, Inc., took on her job around three years ago. The corporate counsel takes on a “partner ...

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Back to the beach for the MSBA’s Annual Meeting

As I’ve written in early June the last two years, it’s once again time for the MSBA Annual Meeting in Ocean City. While many of the events remain the same (Welcome Reception, President’s Reception, New Judges Meet-and-Greet), this unofficial start ...

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In-House Interrogatory

This week it is all about Facebook and Twitter, even for general counsels. Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lafe E. Solomon issued his latest report on employee social media use ...

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Hiring slows sharply in April, just 115K jobs added

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April for the second straight month, evidence of an economy still growing only sluggishly. The unemployment rate dipped, but only because more people gave up looking for work. The Labor Department ...

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