Janet Petrillo manages the U.S. business development and marketing functions of global law firm Kennedys. Learn more about her and her career path in this installment of Women Who Wow.

What do you love most about what you do?

Having worked in the legal profession for more than 25 years, the one constant (and what

I’m excited to launch a new career development series on the blog. These tips are for anyone looking to enhance their professional skills and succeed at work.

I’ve had my fair share of big failures and successes – that’s part of the reason why I think I’m qualified to give advice in this area. I’ve

I am thrilled to be featured in a recent Practising Law Institute (PLI) #inSecuritiesPod podcast along with the brilliant Deborah Farone.

In the podcast, Deborah and I discuss the strategies and tactics we each leverage to help law firms, individual attorneys and practitioners build thriving practices. We delve into how firms and lawyers can

I wrote a new article for Law.com and the Mid-Market Report on “How To Maintain and Build Your Business During COVID-19.”

As I note, the most important question you should ask yourself right now is “how can we support our clients and our profession during this time?” Let that guide everything you do as a

Online networking has never been more important than it is today. With all that is going in the world, you don’t want to be in the position to overhaul your LinkedIn profile and build your connections if you should be in the position of losing your job or being furloughed. Also, online networking is now even much more important than it was before the coronavirus pandemic. It’s our primary way of remaining connected to and top of mind with our professional contacts.

You should always keep your network “warm” and your LinkedIn connections updated because at some point, you’ll need them. Here’s a plan for how build and maximize your LinkedIn presence now and in the future.
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As someone who no longer has grandparents and feels so deeply for all of the elderly in nursing homes right now who are alone, this warms my heart.

As iHeart Radio notes, while many of us are inconvenienced by the lockdowns mandated by states to stop the spread of coronavirus, the illness has really

Everyone is nervous about everything right now, including the economy and how that may affect their employment status. Some companies are doing mass layoffs and salary reductions. You don’t want to be unemployed right now because businesses aren’t going to be as quick to hire – they want to see how the coronavirus pandemic will