Job Seeking During a Recession : Expert Tips for In-House Counsel Looking to Advance or Find Their Next GC Role

Event Description

Securing an in-house or GC role today is very different than it used to be. Tools like LinkedIn have democratized networking and helped to raise the visibility of your profile to others and recruiters. Given the uncertain economic climate, it’s a great time and idea to learn about the current market and ways to elevate your resume, relationships/network, and visibility to retain your current job, get a promotion, or get a new in-house or GC role.

 

Join us at 12pm ET, Thursday, August 18, for the next edition of our IHC Essential Series as Jessica Nguyen, CLO at Lexion, and Susan Tien, President & CEO of Susan Tien Search, will share practical advice and insider tips that will help you advance your career or find a new role in these uncertain times.

 

In this session, Jessica and Susan will discuss:

– The current state of the in-house legal job market and compensation trends

– The types of in-house roles, experience level, and skills that are in high demand today

– Insights into what recruiters are looking for in your resume and background

– Tips on how to elevate your LinkedIn profile – what’s the bare minimum and what’s overkill

– How to network effectively without feeling uncomfortable

– How to get a first job in an area you don’t have much experience in, and

– What’s the job search process like post-COVID.

 

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for both experienced and new counsel who are eager to learn tips to secure or be considered for a promotion or new in-house or GC role.

 

There is NO COST to attend this program!

This program is FREE thanks to our gracious sponsor, Lexion!

 

CLE Information

This program is NOT CLE eligible.

 

Virtual Networking

After Audience Q&A, all are invited to engage in virtual networking (video cameras ON), where you can meet our speaker, share best practices, and network with in-house counsel and legal professionals from across North America!

 

Recording

This event will be recorded and posted within 10 days after the event, along with the presentation slides.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2022, via Live Zoom Video Conference

12:00 pm – 1:30 ET: Live Presentation followed by Audience Q&A

For over 10 years, Susan Tien has conducted attorney and compliance searches for leading employers ranging from venture-backed startups to Fortune 500. Her background enables her to understand client requirements. She graduated from Harvard College and University of Pennsylvania Law School. She was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and served as in-house counsel at leading Silicon Valley companies including eBay and SGI. Susan also co-authored the career guide Conquering Corporate America for Women and Minorities (Vault, 2003).

 

Jessica Nguyen is the Chief Legal Officer of Lexion, the simple legal tailored ticketing and AI-powered contract management. system Jessica has an extensive in-house legal career at companies of various sizes and stages. Prior to Lexion, she was the General Counsel of PayScale, a Microsoft attorney, and the first in-house attorney at Avalara. Jessica has been recognized as the 2020 “Startup GC of the Year” by Corporate Counsel magazine, a 2019 Top 100 Legal Influencers by The Business Journals, Best Under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and a 2018 Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40.

Title:
Job Seeking During a Recession : Expert Tips for In-House Counsel Looking to Advance or Find Their Next GC Role

Time:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 PM

Timezone:
America/New_York

For over 10 years, Susan Tien has conducted attorney and compliance searches for leading employers ranging from venture-backed startups to Fortune 500. Her background enables her to understand client requirements. She graduated from Harvard College and University of Pennsylvania Law School. She was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and served as in-house counsel at leading Silicon Valley companies including eBay and SGI. Susan also co-authored the career guide Conquering Corporate America for Women and Minorities (Vault, 2003).

 

Jessica Nguyen is the Chief Legal Officer of Lexion, the simple legal tailored ticketing and AI-powered contract management. system Jessica has an extensive in-house legal career at companies of various sizes and stages. Prior to Lexion, she was the General Counsel of PayScale, a Microsoft attorney, and the first in-house attorney at Avalara. Jessica has been recognized as the 2020 “Startup GC of the Year” by Corporate Counsel magazine, a 2019 Top 100 Legal Influencers by The Business Journals, Best Under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and a 2018 Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40.

Title:
Job Seeking During a Recession : Expert Tips for In-House Counsel Looking to Advance or Find Their Next GC Role

Time:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 12:00 PM

Timezone:
America/New_York

Job Seeking During a Recession : Expert Tips for In-House Counsel Looking to Advance or Find Their Next GC Role

About the Event

Securing an in-house or GC role today is very different than it used to be. Tools like LinkedIn have democratized networking and helped to raise the visibility of your profile to others and recruiters. Given the uncertain economic climate, it’s a great time and idea to learn about the current market and ways to elevate your resume, relationships/network, and visibility to retain your current job, get a promotion, or get a new in-house or GC role.

 

Join us at 12pm ET, Thursday, August 18, for the next edition of our IHC Essential Series as Jessica Nguyen, CLO at Lexion, and Susan Tien, President & CEO of Susan Tien Search, will share practical advice and insider tips that will help you advance your career or find a new role in these uncertain times.

 

In this session, Jessica and Susan will discuss:

– The current state of the in-house legal job market and compensation trends

– The types of in-house roles, experience level, and skills that are in high demand today

– Insights into what recruiters are looking for in your resume and background

– Tips on how to elevate your LinkedIn profile – what’s the bare minimum and what’s overkill

– How to network effectively without feeling uncomfortable

– How to get a first job in an area you don’t have much experience in, and

– What’s the job search process like post-COVID.

 

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for both experienced and new counsel who are eager to learn tips to secure or be considered for a promotion or new in-house or GC role.

 

There is NO COST to attend this program!

This program is FREE thanks to our gracious sponsor, Lexion!

 

CLE Information

This program is NOT CLE eligible.

 

Virtual Networking

After Audience Q&A, all are invited to engage in virtual networking (video cameras ON), where you can meet our speaker, share best practices, and network with in-house counsel and legal professionals from across North America!

 

Recording

This event will be recorded and posted within 10 days after the event, along with the presentation slides.

 

Thursday, August 18, 2022, via Live Zoom Video Conference

12:00 pm – 1:30 ET: Live Presentation followed by Audience Q&A

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