274 episodes

This legal career and legal employment advice podcast from BCG Attorney Search Founder and CEO, Harrison Barnes, covers the most important topics affecting lawyers and their careers. In each episode, you will learn how to grow and accelerate your legal career through in-depth discussions on issues affecting the law profession and those that work in it. Drawing from over 20 years as a legal recruiter and attorney, Barnes will explore the culture and character of law firms, how to move in and out of them, and how to rise, thrive, and sustain a career. Their discussions will offer advice for both Partners and those still on the path.

Harrison Barnes' Legal Career Advice Podcast Harrison Barnes

    • Business
    • 3.7 • 12 Ratings

This legal career and legal employment advice podcast from BCG Attorney Search Founder and CEO, Harrison Barnes, covers the most important topics affecting lawyers and their careers. In each episode, you will learn how to grow and accelerate your legal career through in-depth discussions on issues affecting the law profession and those that work in it. Drawing from over 20 years as a legal recruiter and attorney, Barnes will explore the culture and character of law firms, how to move in and out of them, and how to rise, thrive, and sustain a career. Their discussions will offer advice for both Partners and those still on the path.

    Part 1- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 1- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 25 min
    Part 2- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 2- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 6 min
    Part 3- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 3- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 25 min
    Part 4- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 4- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 34 min
    Part 5- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 5- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 32 min
    Part 6- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    Part 6- How to Explain 'Legal Job Hopping': Harrison Barnes Legal Recruiter from BCG Attorney Search

    In this podcast episode, Harrison sheds light on the critical aspect of 'Legal Job Hopping' and its profound impact on how employers perceive professionals in the legal industry.

    Delving into the intricacies of job transitions, Harrison emphasizes the value of longevity in a single role, highlighting that enduring employment signifies dedication and competence. The podcast unravels the pivotal question that dominates interviews: Why are you moving? Harrison underscores the significance of crafting compelling reasons, steering the audience through the intricacies of employer expectations.

    Harrison addresses common pitfalls, such as early career moves driven by superficial factors, and provides a strategic roadmap for attorneys seeking to navigate their career trajectory. The discussion extends beyond immediate salary gains, emphasizing the importance of acquiring robust training in the initial career years.

    The podcast concludes with a compelling reminder that frequent job changes may brand individuals as transient, potentially undermining trust, mentorship opportunities, and the quality of assignments. For legal professionals seeking enduring success, understanding and strategically approaching the question of job transitions becomes an indispensable skill.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

legaleagle72 ,

Attorney

Great advice for those who work in a law firm or looking to leave your firm

JWS34 ,

Outstanding career advice

Harrison has deep insight into the topics of job search and career development. This podcast and accompanying website articles helped me a great deal preparing for job interviews. Much of this content would be helpful to anyone, not just lawyers.

wowowo💖💖 ,

Amazing

This really helped me understand what the rest of my life as an attorney will look like. Great Advice.

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