Category Archives: The Search

Resume FAQ’s

Your resume is your advertisement, so it must make an impact. It usually is the first impression you make on a potential employer. Its job is to sell you, and get you that interview. Your resume must be written with the intended audience and its purpose in mind. The cardinal rule in resume writing is…
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Hop, Skip, and Jump

Gone are the days when it is assumed that an attorney will join a law firm out of school, work as an associate for a given number of years, make partner, and retire from that same firm many years later. While it has become the norm to make some moves during the course of a…
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Listen to Your Recruiter

Your legal recruiter can be an invaluable asset in your job search. The headhunter (and most of us don’t mind that term) can best help you achieve your career goals if you communicate openly and honestly, are responsive, and respect the recruiting process. The following strategies will help you get the candidate/recruiter relationship off to…
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Is the Grass Really Greener? Evaluating a Move at the Senior Level

It's the age-old question: Is the grass really greener on the other side of the fence? In the early years of an attorney's career, enhanced partnership potential, more money, better training, or a preference for a particular type of practice are important considerations in evaluating a career move. However, as an attorney's career develops, and…
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