News and Updates from FWA
It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a career change – especially if your friends and peers are making what look like life-changing decisions or the job market is looking very enticing. If you are fed up staring at the person opposite you or find you are increasingly going online to check out cheap flights then maybe it is time to move… you’re stuck in a rut and need a change. However, this rut could also be a temporary lull in your motivation and, if push came to shove, you’d rather stay where you are ’cause it ain’t all that bad’.
Unfortunately only you can answer these questions. There is obviously lots to think about and sometimes just talking it through can really help clear your head. The truth is, we’ve all been there… those times when you fantasise about practising darts on your boss’s head, or telling your clients what you really think of them.
Don’t let the soul-searching get you down. If it is impartial advice you want about how you are feeling at work, then sometimes it really is good to talk… and we’re here to listen.
This time of year is always a time of reflection, of the past year, of what you want to achieve in the coming year.
Whilst recruitment of the right people is essential – much can be done with further education, training and staff evaluation to improve skills and add value to the service offered.
As most lawyers are high achievers there is a tendency to over commit, resulting in work overload and dissatisfied clients.