Ed: 'Articles' refers to a 2-3 year internship done in the legal and accounting professions in some countries, which is required to obtain a certain qualification (e.g. attorney or chartered accountant). It’s the ultimate taboo. Attorneys and accountants alike quake at the very mention of the phrase “ceding my articles." It goes against everything we have been told and all … [Read more...] about Ceding your articles: Jumping ship or broadening horizons?
Note: This post was originally posted by the author on his personal blog last year. It is reposted here with his permission because we think it’s super relevant to all of you Trench Lifers! Over the last few years, I’ve found myself cautioning those who have left our office in search of something better. “Be careful,” I catch myself telling those who’ve voiced their … [Read more...] about Searching for greener grass?
If there was ever a time to ask yourself this question, it’s now. I write this post as the status quo in the world is being severely disrupted by COVID-19 and the response of many of the world’s nations to limit its impact. I write this at a time where the complacency of many is going be their downfall. The thing with complacency is that most of us don’t realise that we’re … [Read more...] about Are you indispensable?