Category Archives: The Search

Show Me The Money!

Money shouldn’t be the primary motive for a career move, but it’s an important factor. In a down market, lawyers have little bargaining power; but in good times, law firms compete financially to hire and retain the best and the brightest. Historically, elite New York law firms led the pack in associate salary and bonus…
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Beyond the Pedigree

Is the hot job market finally forcing law firms to look beyond the pedigree? The legal profession is experiencing the hottest job market in years. After putting a temporary hiring freeze on lawyers at the onset of the pandemic, law firms are trying to catch up. Business is booming and, to fill the pent-up demand,…
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The Job Change Roller Coaster

Hang on! Leaving one job for another can bring up a roller-coaster of emotions. You are excited about your new, promising opportunity, but it’s also scary and unfamiliar. So, as you embark on the job search process, expect both highs and lows, and embrace them as part of the journey. The Lows Leaving your current job…
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Seven Things Employers Should NOT Do in a Zoom Interview

Originally posted on LawJobs.com. In the good old days (12 months ago), when lawyers interviewed for jobs, they dressed up in suits, maybe flew across the country, met with numerous people – sometimes sequentially and sometimes together – shook hands, ate a meal, and had a glass of wine. In other words, they exchanged germs…
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