The millennial generation encompasses those born anywhere from the early 1980s to the late 1990s and make up the largest portion of the U.S. workforce. Despite being the most educated in comparison to previous generations, they are often stereotyped as entitled, lacking work ethic and job hoppers. The millennial that went to law school and passed the bar doesn’t escape this stereotype either. The truth is that the millennial lawyer is accomplished and has high expectations for themselves and their employer.
Before you even think about hiring an employee for your firm, whether it is another associate, paralegal or office assistant, it is imperative that you know your office culture. Culture is the character and personality of your firm. It is the sum of the values, traditions, attitudes and behaviors your firm exhibits.