Solomon Page + Karta Legal

June 19 , 2019

Solomon Page is offering free consulting hours from industry experts, Karta Legal, to law firms and in-house legal departments. Uniting the best practices of technology, business processes, project management, and legal experience, we can help you uncover and resolve operational inefficiencies...

Filed Under: communication, company news, Legal, Legal Staffing, staffing

First Week on the Job

June 04 , 2019

You walk through the revolving door of the lobby toward the elevator, soaking in your surroundings—there’s not a familiar face in the building. You straighten out your suit, press #12, and take a deep breath: Once those doors re-open, your first week of work will officially begin.

Filed Under: Attitude, behavior in the workplace, best advice, Career Advice, communication, success

How to Network When You Aren't Sure What You Need

May 29 , 2017

Networking is something that makes a lot of people cringe—and understandably so. When people think of the word “networking,” images of forced and insincere flattery comes to mind.

Filed Under: Attitude, Networking, networking, Communication, communication, Confidence, Professional Development, professional development, relationships

Communication is Key. Here's How to Tell if You're Good at It.

October 13 , 2016

Whether you regularly speak in public and write online, or you mostly express yourself over email, being a good communicator is part of every single job description. But how can you really know if it’s something you’re good at?Here are 17 questions that can help you identify whether you’re...

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Confidence, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, quick tips

How to Introduce Yourself in a Way That'll Make People Care Who You Are

October 03 , 2016

Like you, I attend my fair share of meetings. As a consultant, I’m often meeting with people I’ve only laid eyes on for the first time just moments before and, almost always, I’m asked to introduce myself to them.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, Communication, communication, Confidence, good habits, introductions, professional relationships, Quick Tips, quick tips

What Entrepreneurs can Learn About Brainstorming from TV Writers

September 22 , 2016

Wendy Calhoun is a veteran TV writer, who has worked on hit shows including Empire, Justified, and Nashville. Which sounds like a fun gig, but why did she recently spend time talking to Google employees at the company's re:Work 2016 event?

Filed Under: brainstorming, Communication, communication, teams, Productivity, professional development, teamwork

The Positive Trait That Holds Talented People Back at Work

September 19 , 2016

In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves. You’d work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded co-workers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility. You’d never have to worry about self-promotion or navigating office...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Career Advice, Communication, communication, Confidence, humble

10 tips to master the art of the career humblebrag

August 11 , 2016

Modesty is the best policy, right? Not when it comes to describing your professional accomplishments. Here's how to master the art of the self-promotion to advance your career.

Filed Under: Networking, networking, communication, LinkedIn, quick tips, self-promotion, Social Media, Your Career, your career

Career Tip For Millennials: Be Clear, Concise And Compelling

July 25 , 2016

It is hard to be clear. It is hard to be concise. It is hard to be compelling. It is really hard to be all three at the same time! For that important presentation, however, mastering the art of being all three is essential to creating passionate support from your audience. It is the difference...

Filed Under: Best Advice, career advancement, Career Advice, communication, Millennials, millennials, presenting, your career

The Classic Goldilocks Problem: How to Ask Your Boss for Just the Right Amount of Work

July 18 , 2016

In an ideal world, you’d have a perfect amount of work to fill your day. But let’s be real: The odds that you’ll just show up and be met with the exact right number of tasks are slim. It’s a lot more likely that you’ll (at least at times) feel overwhelmed, underutilized, or downright bored.

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Work flow, workload