Case Study: What does ‘feedback’ mean to some of the best legal minds?

“The appraisal process is (about) engaging with employees properly, being transparent and showing you value them. Not running that process properly says the opposite.”  Managing Associate Situation Our client, a Magic Circle law firm, conducts an annual employee engagement survey which has consistently identified that ‘more feedback’ is sought by lawyers at Managing Associate and […]

Strategic Career Decisions

Taking the “long view” on career for better work-life quality

People today will live longer than the any other generation in history. Laura Carstensen of the Stanford Institute on Longevity states, “For the first time in human history, we’ve got more time. So we could make young adulthood longer. We could enter the workforce more gradually and exit more gradually. We could reach the peak […]

Workplaces failing to tackle ‘Always On’ Culture

New research found that unlike other countries, the UK has made little progress in helping staff switch off outside of work hours – to the detriment of workers’ wellbeing. UK firms are failing to get a grip on the “always-on” culture which leaves workers connected to work communications at all hours, according to new research. […]

Black Cab Conversations

Ever wonder where the word ‘coaching’ comes from? The etymology is hazy but one source links it to conversations that people would have in horse-drawn coaches and about being ‘in transit’. I like the idea of this as coaching is about a journey of sorts and being in transit as a person. We at Inextrinsic […]