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Less is More: 12 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Much is written about what goes onto a winning résumé. Equally important, however, is what to leave off of your résumé. Because you have very limited space to make the maximum impact, don’t waste valuable real estate with unnecessary information. Objective. It’s assumed you’re applying for an attorney position, so you don’t need to craft…
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The Virtual Interview

Prospective employers constantly look for ways to save time and money in the recruitment process while ensuring they hire the best possible candidate; hence, the popularity of telephone and videoconference interviews, especially at the screening stage. Skype and other online chat services offer another option for reducing recruitment costs. Law firm and corporate recruiters may…
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So Long, Farewell, to You and You and You

Leaving your current law firm or legal department, like the lyrics to “So Long, Farewell” from “Sound of Music”, means bidding adieu to many people.  Although you may wish to give notice only once and get it over with, you need to apprise all appropriate parties and in the right order.  Meanwhile, keep any hint…
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Preparing for a Callback Interview

A typical hiring process consists of a screening, or initial, interview and one or more “callback” interviews.  All of the strategies you used to succeed in your first interview apply to subsequent interviews—but more so.  The callback interview involves more people, more time, more scrutiny and more pressure.  In this Hot Tip, we will discuss…
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