Lateral Hiring: Avoiding Pitfalls and Potholes When Recruiting Experienced Top Talent to Your Firm

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Recorded On: 04/21/2021

Lateral hiring is laden with risk — astronomical costs, possible disenfranchisement of associates and partners, and high attrition (50%) among lateral hires within five years. Additionally, the pandemic has many firms in a risk-adverse, wait-and-see holding pattern, including hiring freezes. 


  • Recognize how to capitalize on the pandemic and see why lateral hiring now is ideal. 
  • Identify modern strategies for finding lateral hires who are the right fit. 
  • Discover the secrets of executive recruiters.
  • Apply approaches that search firms use to identify lateral-hire candidates who would be ideal fits.

Audience: Intermediate

$29 for members and $79 for nonmembers


Recorded 04/21/2021
Recorded 04/21/2021
1.00 hour CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 hour CE credit  |  Certificate available

Kristine Sexter

Kristine Sexter is President of WorkWise. She is an award-winning industrial and organizational consultant who has devoted more than 22 years to creating exceptional workplaces. With an extensive background in recruiting, developing and retaining top talent, Sexter expertly serves the legal, manufacturing health care and human resources industries with acclaimed results. Renowned for high-energy, exceptionally interactive programs, Sexter delivers innovative and solution-filled programs to her clients and audiences.

Educational Category: Human Resources

60 Minutes


CLM App Management Category: Organizational Development 

CLM Recertification Eligible: Yes