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Yeah, you’re ready. We believe in you. But a new job can be daunting — especially in a role with such weighty responsibilities and high expectations. Whether you’re joining a scrappy startup as a solo GC or moving on up within a large department, your first GC role has a steep learning curve. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. We’ve gathered practical intel from experienced GCs who have been in your shoes and put it together in a handy checklist so you can crush it from day one.
The successful modern GC must be a Swiss Army Knife. You have to handle everything from corporate governance to litigation and intellectual property. To really add value, you’ll need to act as a business strategist and advisor (not something they cover in law school). Plus, you’ll need to find a way to do more with less.
To future-proof your department with strong strategic foresight, dive into the checklist.