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Experience The GC & CCO Advantage: Meet Cornell Boggs, former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Toys “R” Us

Cornell Boggs most recently served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Toys “R” Us and managed the global legal function. Previously as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Dow Corning Corporation, the world’s largest silicone product producer, he led Global Legal, Government Affairs, and Corporate Security, and served as Chief Compliance Officer.

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6 Tips for Interviewing In-House Counsel

The most talented person for your position typically falls into one of two categories: perfectly happy and well treated by his or her current employer, or actively looking for good reason and with several other options to consider. It frustrates me to see companies with exceptional opportunities scare off perfectly matched talent due to poor interviewing techniques, yet, it happens every day. The actions taken from the start of the search process to closing will dictate whether you close the top candidate or send them to a competitor.

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5 Things Candidates Reveal Without Saying a Word

In many ways, a candidate assessment is an elaborate charade in which a skilled interviewer attempts to read clues based on the most subtle factors, including appearance, tone and body language. 

Even at the highest level of executive recruiting, candidates offer important information about themselves that may contradict what’s stated on their resumes.

Those hiring legal and compliance professionals must critically evaluate all available details to make a solid assessment. 

As an interviewer, you should be able to spot these five common details candidates reveal about themselves even before a formal interview begins. 

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IN-HOUSE COUNSEL COMPENSATION REPORT

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