Tips to Help Your Law Firm Maximize the Value of Exit Interviews

- Richard Brock

Do you conduct exit interviews for all legal staff who resign from your firm? Are you in the habit of getting feedback from employees you are planning to terminate? If your firm conducts exit interviews, is the process viewed as just another administrative procedure and the responses filed away without review? Exit interviews present aMore…

The Art of Leading

- Richard Brock

Strong leadership – the key to a strong law firm – will attract, engage, and retain top talent. Leadership, however, is not defined by owning the corner office. Leadership happens at every level – even among fledgling attorneys in their first post-graduate position. Leadership is an art – it takes responsibility for and command ofMore…

Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Lawyer

- Richard Brock

To say that lawyers lead busy lives is an understatement. Indeed, attorneys work long hours and must devote absolute focus to their work. However, if you’re an attorney with a family, with other responsibilities balancing your career and personal goals can at times feel impossible. There are many issues outside of work that require yourMore…

Is Social Media Harming Your Legal Career?

- Richard Brock

As social media and online network continue to grow in popularity, it is becoming increasingly difficult to separate our real lives from our online personas. Likewise, the lines that prevent our personal and professional identities from overlapping becomes blurrier by the day; this is why you must be careful of what you share online. AsMore…

Is Your Law Firm Ready to Facilitate Lawyers with Disabilities?

- Richard Brock

In April of 2016, a dozen deaf law students were admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. As more and more students with disabilities enter the legal profession, there is a need for greater awareness of how lawyers with disabilities can contribute to the legal profession in an environment that focuses more on abilities andMore…

Attorney Hires – Are You Ready for Generation Z

- Richard Brock

Time continues its march forward and with every advance comes a new generation ready to burst forth into the workplace. This current crop is Generation Z: a group of individuals who exhibit many of the same characteristics as their Generation Y parents but with a few distinct differences. To better utilize Generation Z’s talents itMore…

Design Your Resumes for Law Positions

- Richard Brock

Investigation: Law firms are not all created equal. They have different criteria, different areas of specialty, different hierarchy, etc. You are an attorney – investigate. Discover the big picture and the tiny details. What is the firm’s key practice areas? What is their key strategy for growth and operation? How involved is their training forMore…

Reducing Turnover at your Law Firm

- Richard Brock

Preventing, or at least, reducing turnovers is a priority for many law firms. After all, turnovers cost money – and time – which translates into more money.  They also disrupt office routine and put a damper on office morale. Finding ways to change the pattern is essential, so we’ve put together some helpful tips forMore…

Transforming Discontentment into Positive Change

- Richard Brock

Once upon a time, you were content. You loved your job. You loved your life. But now you sense a restlessness – like there was something you wanted to do, but you could no longer remember what it was. Maybe it’s even affecting your productivity.  So, what can you do to find connect once againMore…

Prospects Improve for Careers in the Law

- Richard Brock

Prospects Improve for Careers in the Law According to Study.com, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a 10% increase in job opportunities for lawyers between 2012 and 2022. An investigative report by NALP offers more positive news for the legal field. Results show that 95.3% of 2015 summer associates, students who will graduate in 2016, received an entry-level associate position offer,More…

OnBoard Search & Staffing featured in Birmingham Business Journal

- Admin OnBoard

Brock launches OnBoard Search & Staffing OnBoard Search & Staffing featured in Birmingham Business Journal on January 27 in an article titled “Birmingham legal industry vet launches a new venture.” The article gives an overview of OnBoard and its founder Richard Brock. Explaining why he started OnBoard, Brock said “We have been in a buyer’sMore…