Protecting your career in the face of a merger
Consolidation in the legal industry continues apace with law firms using mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to drive greater efficiencies, expand their geographical reach and add to their offerings.
But while M&A can be a time of great opportunity, it can bring with it considerable uncertainty with the threat of job losses and concerns over culture clashes. As a business services professional, you need to ensure that you are best prepared to turn what can be a tricky situation to your advantage.
The key is not to panic at the news of a merger. Act proactively but avoid knee-jerk reactions to speculation and gossip…
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