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Navigating In-house Career Roadblocks

Despite the many perks of working in-house, there is one big negative: very little room at the top. Corporate law departments tend to be relatively flat organizationally and advancement depends on a number of factors mostly out of an ambitious lawyer’s control, such as the size and structure of the department, the age of its…
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Can You Go Home Again?

In the past, once a lawyer went in-house, there was virtually no going back to the law firm environment. That’s no longer the case. Law firm employers realize that in-house attorneys often have credentials, sophistication, practice experience, and demanding work schedules similar to those the firms require. Corporate counsels often bring valuable connections, business insight,…
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How to Get Your Head Hunted

Scenario #1: You decide to explore the legal marketplace and want a headhunter’s help. But, you’ve heard that it’s better if the recruiter calls you rather than the other way around. Scenario #2: Your colleague was happily working away when, out of the blue, she got a call from a search firm and just landed…
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Who Does What in the Job Search Game?

Making a career move can be a daunting task, but you don’t have to go it alone. There are a variety of professionals to assist you. Understanding who is who, and what each can and can’t do for you, allows you to maximize their services. Regardless of whether you engage one or more of these…
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