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The Long Hours Game
By Aimee Hansen
The 24/7 hour work week marches on and on. The get up and go and keep on going. The long hours game. We all do it from time to time.
How can you have a healthy, sustainable lifestyle and build your career?
The action-packed day of the executive continues to be a glorified image of leadership, and arguably one that is dangerously unsustainable and at best questionable in effectiveness. At theglasshammer, we’ve covered how the 24/7 work week is not only disastrous for gender equality on a whole, but also diminishes your personal leadership effectiveness and your health.
Motivating Millennial Lawyers: More About Possibility Than Precedent
By Aimee Hansen
“Millennials bring new ideas and expectations to the workplace, as did the generations before them,” states a 2016 Thomson-Reuters report on The Generational Shift in Legal Departments. But, as the story goes, senior lawyers are resisting those changes.
By 2025, Millennials will comprise 75% of the workforce. The real question is not if change will happen, but how it will unfold.
What Do Millennials Want?
Millennials work preferences are characterized as valuing mentorship (vs bossing) and collaboration (vs hierarchy), wishing to be involved in processes and decision-making, receiving regular feedback, having opportunities for growth, working for a firm that aligns to their values, and desiring work/life flexibility.
According to an article in the National Law Review, managing Millennials “means an almost 180-degree change in the way associates have been managed in the past.”