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A strategy for staffing and hiring is critical to law firm growth. The process can be daunting. However, having a plan in place will positively affect your practice’s profitability and team morale. A hiring strategy will cultivate growth, maximize profitability, and keep your team happy.

Selecting a great candidate is more than the experience and education you see on their resume. How do you know if the new candidate will work well with your existing team? Using tools like the DISC profile will help you align communication and workstyle preferences to the role, responsibilities, your expectations, and your team. Consider current hiring trends – what are your colleagues and competitors offering new employees? If you find a great candidate, you want your open position to be the role and law firm they’re seeking.

Candidate Strengths and Work Style Preferences
“Behavioral-style test instruments identify key aspects of a candidate’s personality in order to determine their suitability for the job in question. As a predictor of performance, these tests are far more reliable than interviews alone.”
We recommend using the DISC Assessment in the hiring process to help align the role and responsibilities to the communication and work style preferences.

You can read more about the DISC Assessment here:

Hiring Trends
A critical element of attracting candidates who will be committed to your practice is making your offering competitive and attractive in the marketplace. In a post-pandemic era, understanding candidate needs and wants will make your offer attractive. Benefits, time-off and a plan for work-life balance are considerations to candidates seeking a new role.
Two examples of 2023 hiring trends include: *using social media to recruit and offering benefits that emphasize health and wellbeing.


Your Hiring Strategy
Now is the time to examine your hiring strategy. Have you clearly defined the role and responsibilities? Are you offering competitive compensation and benefits? Do you have an onboarding plan in place to orient and motivate new employees?

Using Technology and Social Media
Using digital platforms to hire allows you to find future candidates at a much quicker pace. Using technology streamlines and automates the hiring process and using social media to hire can be a cheaper, and effective alternative.

No Time and Need Staff Now
Outsource your hiring! If you are looking for a way to streamline your search, save time, money, and frustration – Build My Great Team® is the staffing solution for you.

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Abbie Guerrero

Assistant Marketing Manager/Resource Advisor

Abbie joined the Atticus team in 2021 with more than a decade of digital marketing experience. She is results driven and has an extensive background in content creation, lead generation, understanding the customer development process, solving problems, and advertising. She is an expert at building relationships and sets high quality expectations. She loves to set and exceed personal and professional goals.

Abbie is currently the Resource Advisor for Atticus livestream webinars and workshops. In addition to her Resource Advisor role, she is the Assistant Marketing Manager. In this role she leads the strategy for digital marketing, creates content for weekly newsletters, all advertising campaigns and executes many ad hoc marketing projects.

Abbie has her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Utah Valley University. She is a blogger and published author and enjoys spending time with her family in both Utah and California.

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