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  • 04 03

    Law Firm Strategist Pulls Back Curtain on Trends, Drivers Impacting the Industry Today

    Kent Zimmermann is one of the leading strategy advisors to law firms in the United States. Last year, he advised on each of the three largest law firm mergers to close worldwide. He is currently advising multiple firms on active merger discussions, and he is also advising three Am Law 25 firms on firmwide strategy.

    Given that the industry is in flux, we wanted to pull back the curtain to get some perspective from Kent ...

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  • 02 20

    Hiring an Executive Recruiter: Separating the Extraordinary from the Ordinary

    Executive search is not an easy gig – as we say, it is a business with an unstable product – but the best recruiters make it look easy. When hiring a search firm, the most frequent question we get is “How many CFO (or fill in the blank) searches have you done?” There are far better ways to assess an executive search partner, and ensure you are working with the best.

    The truth is that most of ...

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  • 02 23

    Baby Steps After the Babies Are Gone: My Second Act

    Last fall, I reentered the workforce after being away for more than a decade to raise my children. It has been quite an eye-opening experience.

    I was fortunate to be able to voluntarily leave an executive position with a global financial institution—and a career spanning 18 years—in order to work full-time as a parent.


    Of course, at the time, that was a scary decision, but I haven’t regretted it for a second ...

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  • 01 26

    Motivation: It is not just about the money

    Coauthored by Jane Howze.

    Candy Crowley, award-winning CNN anchor, said, “It’s important to know what motivates you, not someone else.” What does motivate you? Working in the executive search business provides a wonderful vantage point for pondering motivation in terms of why we work—why we do what we do.
    Do those in a particular line of work share common motivations that those in other fields do not share? Are there human motivational factors ...
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