Survey Says: What 2016 Staffing and Training Trends Suggest We’ll see in 2017 with Eva Wisnik

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Eva Wisnik, founder of Wisnik Career Enterprises, launched the 2017 Legal Marketing Studio season with a conversation about what she saw from a training and placement perspective in 2016 and what these insights suggest we’ll see in law firms’ priorities in marketing and business development in 2017. Key takeaways: leadership and a clear vision is key to strong firms’ performance; with many larger firms having clarified their branding and collateral, the emphasis in hiring is moving to PR and business development roles; alumni programming is being brought into the BD fold; and writing skills and a service orientation are key to succeeding in marketing and BD roles.

The Wisnik Career Enterprises’s Fall 2016 Salary/BD Survey that Eva and I discuss in this episode can be found here.

Recorded January 10, 2017 @ the offices of Wisnik Career Enterprises in New York City.

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Arthur Levin of AGL Associates on Training Lawyers to Sell

Arthur Levin speaking as a guest on the Legal Marketing Studio, May 2016.

Arthur Levin of AGL Associates discusses training lawyers to sell, building the support structures within firms to empower attorneys in selling and managing firms with a business mindset. We touch on some of the non-sales business challenges facing firms as well and how those impact on marketing efforts.

Recorded May 17, 2016 @ Michiko Studios.