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Mike pens a monthly career advice column in Corporate Counsel magazine.

Check out his most recent columns in Corporate Counsel (law.com) offering tips for employers hiring nonlocal candidates and for engaging an executive coach. He also discusses senior counsel finding contributor-level work.

If you have any topic ideas you would like to see addressed in a future column, please send ideas and suggestions to [email protected].  

How to Recognize Relocation Cold Feet: 5 Tips for Employers When Hiring a Nonlocal Candidate

Relocation has become more challenging for companies post-pandemic. Great candidates who became accustomed to hybrid or remote work arrangements are less enthusiastic about uprooting. The degree of difficulty in successfully recruiting non-locals has risen considerably.

Finding Contributor-Level Work as a Truly Senior Counsel

Former GCs and other senior level lawyers are now highly desirable for almost any kind of contract work — both at the high end as Interim General Counsels, but also more commonly in quality worker bee roles.

Tips for Engaging an Executive Coach

In last month’s column, I played with ChatGPT to offer a glimpse of how AI will disrupt most aspects of Law World. This month I’m doing the opposite. I asked myself: What is the most human professional niche in Law World? What expertise cannot be replicated by technology and what is the unique value proposition of that expertise?

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