Harrison Barnes Managing Director
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Juris Doctor, University of Virginia Law School
Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago
Harrison Barnes has elevated the practice of legal recruiting to its very highest level through some very simple beliefs. While the statement that a search firm is "different" may sound like a cliche, Harrison does indeed lead a search firm that is different from any major American legal recruiting firm. Not only does BCG Attorney Search get more attorneys jobs inside law firms than any other search firm in the world, but through the separate but affiliated companies Harrison has founded, over 10,000 attorneys find new positions each year. This has been accomplished by adhering to four core beliefs that permeate everything BCG Attorney Search does.
First, Harrison and the legal recruiters at BCG are of the belief that the sole purpose of their careers is to get attorneys jobs and change lives. The course of leadership that Harrison has established for BCG Attorney Search is based on the belief that his life and the careers of BCG Attorney Search recruiters should be shaped by the pursuit of the end result that an attorney finds the position he or she is seeking in the market. Our culture is based on finding the "very best fit" for our candidates, helped along by frequent conferences, sitting our legal recruiters all in the same office, weekly phone conferences between Harrison and the firm's legal recruiters and setting high goals. A culture of getting attorneys jobs and an intense commitment from our legal recruiters are part of what defines our firm. Most of our legal recruiters that were formerly practicing attorneys work harder at BCG Attorney Search than they did when practicing law.
Second, Harrison believes that legal recruiters who serve attorneys in their job search should carry out their jobs with the same level of intensity as the attorneys they serve. Indeed, Harrison believes the practice of legal recruiting is of a higher level than the practice of law due to the fact that legal recruiters are representing attorneys. With very rare exceptions, every legal recruiter that Harrison has ever hired has been homegrown with "zero" legal recruiting experience before joining BCG Attorney Search. Harrison has maintained this hiring philosophy because he believes that most other legal recruiting firms are based on profit motives, employ "scheming" legal recruiters who do not have their candidates' best interest in mind, and do not perform at nearly the same level or have the same passion for their candidates. To this day, Harrison himself is directly involved in the training of new BCG legal recruiters. This thorough training period lasts for months and consists of not only the business side of legal recruiting, but also the work ethic, dedication, and commitment that Harrison demands. The foremost core value that Harrison maintains is that BCG ''must get jobs for attorneys,'' and he gets this point across to every single one of our legal recruiters during his or her training.
Third, Harrison believes that legal recruiters should be focused in order to do their jobs well. For that reason, BCG Attorney Search only does law firm placements and is focused on the constant pursuit of excellence in this field. Legal recruiters are taught how to study law firms, how to interpret data in the market and how to anticipate various law firm openings with an uncanny degree of precision. Harrison's focus on only doing law firm placements sets BCG Attorney Search apart. The platform Harrison has set for BCG Attorney Search is enormously successful and allows the company to make more law firm placements than any other legal recruiting firm in the United States. In fact, for the past several years, BCG Attorney Search has averaged more than one placement per day throughout the nation.
Fourth, Harrison has set extremely high ethical standards for his legal recruiters. Far from a profit-driven motive, Harrison runs BCG Attorney Search to be at the forefront of ethics. Numerous times, Harrison has rebuffed the merger efforts of other search firms whose ethics and lack of focus were not consistent with his vision for the premier legal recruiting firm in the United States. In addition, Harrison has set extremely high standards for the legal recruiters at BCG Attorney Search, where ethics are debated on a daily basis and even a perceived ethical violation is not tolerated at any cost. This focus on ethics is set so high because Harrison believes that lawyers who represent lawyers should hold an even a higher standard for themselves than typical attorneys.
At the University of Chicago, a Rhodes Scholar finalist, Harrison was one of the top students in his graduating class and even co-taught a college-level class during his undergraduate tenure. At Virginia, Harrison was an editor of the Virginia Law Review and the Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Politics. Following law school, Harrison clerked for United States District Judge Robert H. Cleland and was an associate in the New York City-based law firm of Dewey Ballantine and the Los Angeles-based law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver and Hedges. Harrison has also taught professional responsibility at Whittier Law School. Harrison practiced both litigation and transactional law when he was in private practice. He is the former Area Chair for the University of Chicago Admissions Office for the Los Angeles region.
In addition to his work for BCG Attorney Search, Harrison is also the founder of two other prominent legal related employment companies. Harrison is a frequent lecturer on attorney job search strategies, often called upon to be an expert witness in high-profile cases, and has authored numerous articles, as well as the annual edition of the BCG Attorney Search Guide to Class Rankings at America's Top 50 Law Schools. In addition, Harrison writes daily posts on a career advice blog that goes out to over 800,000 people a day. Click here to see what they have to say about his articles.
Harrison was also the former Chief Technology Officer at Business Breakthroughs International (BBI). BBI was a business consulting and strategy firm founded by Anthony Robbins and Chet Holmes, two of the most influential business coaches in the world. BBI offered a full range of business services for owners and executives at every level.
Through his work with BCG Attorney Search and other companies Harrison has started, Harrison is responsible for getting more attorneys jobs than any other single individual in the United States. Extremely passionate about getting attorneys jobs, Harrison has instilled in BCG Attorney Search and its legal recruiters that they are capable of getting a job for any attorney in the United States.
More than a legal recruiter, however, Harrison views himself as someone who moves businesses and helps maximize them. He has run and operated businesses with Anthony Robbins, spoken at Anthony Robbins events, written business books and started and run companies that have been on the Inc. 500 (one business, the legal job site LawCrossing.com was on the Inc. 500 twice). Harrison is a rare legal recruiter and someone who changes the lives of his candidates and has transformed how attorneys get jobs in the legal profession through an unrivaled passion for the business of legal recruiting and getting attorneys jobs.
Legal Career Advice
- Why You Should Quit Practicing Law
- Take this GIFT for Granted and Your Legal Career Will Be Dead
- Top Law Schools Analyzed and Ranked By America's Top Legal Recruiter
- Choosing Between Corporate and Litigation Practice Areas: Which is the Better Choice for Your Legal Career?
- Top 5 Ways to Know When it is Time to Quit Being a (Big Law) Attorney
- Why You Should Think Twice About Remaining in Law (or Going to Law School)
- Patent Attorney Jobs: Guidelines for Patent Attorneys Exploring the Legal Market
- 15 Reasons You Should Not Quit the Practice of Law
- Picking a Direction After Law School
- How Suited are You to the Practice of Law in a Large Law Firm?
- Top 10 Reasons Most Law Students and Lawyers Prefer Large, Famous Firms
- Should I Consider Being a Law Firm Partner?
- Should I Open My Own Law Firm?
- Should I Become a Contract Attorney?
- The Top 5 Long-Term Benefits of Remaining Employed With a Single Law Firm
- What it is Like to Be a Tax Law Attorney – Tax Attorney Careers
- Switching Legal Practice Areas
- Top 10 Reasons Why Getting a Summer Associate Job with a Large Law Firm is Crucial to Your Legal Career
- The Real Reason There Are Fewer Law Firm Jobs (What No Attorney Wants You to Know)
- 25 Reasons Most Attorneys Hate the Practice of Law and Go Crazy (and What to Do About it)
- Top Ten Reasons Why Older Attorneys Have a More Difficult Time Getting Law Firm Jobs
- 10 Ways to Bounce Back After Failing the Bar and Pass on Your Next Attempt
- Top 10 Ways Attorneys Can Move to a Better Law Firm and Get a Better Attorney Job
- The Benefits of Avoiding the Large Law Firm
- How Should I Act at Law Firm Functions? (Part I)
- How Should I Act at Law Firm Functions? (Part II)
- Is it Bad to Be Part of or Join a Law Firm with High Turnover? (Part I)
- Is it Bad to Be Part of or Join a Law Firm with High Turnover? (Part II)
- What Do I Need to Know if I'm Considering Relocating My Career?
- If My Boss Gets Mad at Me or I Get a Poor Review, Does This Mean I Should Look for a New Job?
- What Law Firm Titles Mean: Of Counsel, Non-Equity Partner, Equity Partner Explained
- Taking a Hiatus from Practicing Law
- Thomas Cooley Law School Exposed (and Why Much of the Legal Profession is a Scam)
- How Much Do Hot Practice Areas Vary from State to State?
- To Clerk or Not to Clerk
- The ''Dark Side'' of Going In-house
- Changing Your Practice Area
- Meltdown in Corporate Work
- Guide to Intellectual Property Law
- LL.M's and Marketability
- Do Not Become a Victim of the Insecurity of Others
- Narcissistic Entitlement Syndrome in the Law
- Firm Culture Matters Most
- Builders and Destroyers
- Top 23 Law Firm Interview Tips: How to Excel in Law Firm Interviews
- Top 10 Interview Tips for Law Students
- How to Interview With a Law Firm: A Law Firm Interview Guide for Law Students
- Body Language Tips for on Campus Interviews With Law Firms
- A Guide for Attorney Salary Negotiation: How to Negotiate Your Salary Like a Pro
- The #1 Thing You Need to Say in Legal Job Interviews to Get a Job
- What is Appropriate Dress for an Interview?
- The #1 Characteristic of the Best Legal Interviewers and Attorneys Who Get Clients
- A Guide to the Interview
- Should You Talk about Other Interviews in Your Interviews
- What is the Best Way to Turn Down an Offer?
- Why Every Attorney Needs to Apply to a Lot of Places (and Not Give Up) When Rejected
- The Only Three Questions Law Firms Evaluate Applicants By
- 6 Things Attorneys and Law Students Need to Remove from their Resumes ASAP if They Want to Get Jobs with the Most Prestigious Law Firms
- 60 Nontraditional Jobs You Can Do with a Law Degree (and Should Strongly Consider Doing)
- What can you do with your law degree and practice experience besides practicing law?
- Twelve Sexy Things You Can Do With a Law Degree That (1) May Make You Famous and (2) Do Not Require Practicing Law
- Tips for Finding Contract Lawyer Jobs
- 12 Resume Mistakes that Might Cost You an Attorney Job
- Top 5 Tips for Creating Your Attorney Resume
- The Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Law Firm Job Search
- Top 10 Ways to Get Your First Job after Law School
- How to Get Found by Potential Clients and Employers Using Law.net
- I Did Not Hold a Summer Position or Other Relevant Internship During My Law School. What Should I Do to Help My Job Search?
- The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through (and Working With) Friends and Family
- How Do I Know When It's Time to Use a Recruiter for My Next Job or if I Should Search on My Own?
- Resume Writing from the Experts
- Relocating Overseas
- Ensure Your Lateral Move is a Success
- "Firm Hopping"
- Moving Your Career to Another City
- Salary Wars and Associate Hiring
- 10 Factors That Matter to Big Firms More Than Where You Went to Law School: Why the Law School You Went to Ultimately Does Not Matter as Much as You Think It Does to Major Law Firms
- The #1 Attorney Career Killer that Attorneys Are Never Taught
- Why Attorneys with 5+ Years of Law Firm Experience Are in Serious Trouble (and Seven Steps they Need to Take to Save Their Legal Careers)
- Top 10 Characteristics of Superstar Associates who Make Partner
- How to Develop Business as a Lawyer (How Can Lawyers Get Clients)
- How to Be a Successful Attorney
- The Importance of Networking and Your Legal Career
- Sample Attorney Business Plans and the Case for Attorney Business Plans
- The Importance of Fitting In
- Treating Your Legal Career Like a Small Business
- Why Networking is Essential to Your Success as an Attorney
- Top 10 Characteristics of the Best Attorneys
- A Fast Way to Torpedo Your Legal Career Forward or Backward
- Long-Term Success with a Single Employer
- What is the Best Way to Develop Business?
- The Best Attorneys Want Information
- The Importance of Being Well-liked in Your Legal Job
- Why You Should Work Weekends and Holidays
- Law School Grades and Your Career
- How to Hire a Legal Recruiter for Your Law Firm: How Law Firms Recruit Attorneys Using Legal Recruiters
- Should You Work With Recruiters Who Offer You Bribes or Kickbacks to Take Jobs?
- What Characteristics Should I Look for in a Legal Recruiter?
- How a Good Legal Recruiter Finds the Best in You and Communicates it to Employers: How to Define Your Unique Selling Proposition
- How to Select the Best Legal Recruiter and Maximize the Effectiveness of Working with One
- Do Recruiters Just Mass Mail Resumes?
- Choosing a Legal Recruiter
- What Legal Recruiting Style Can Best Serve Your Job Search?
- What Makes BCG Attorney Search the Greatest Legal Recruiting Firm in the World
- What Makes a World Class Recruiter
- Should You Choose BCG?
- The Benefits of a Retained Search
- Why Use a Consultant
- How BCG Screens Candidates
- How BCG Finds Jobs
- How We Make a Living
- What Qualities/Characteristics Should I Look for in a Recruiting Company?
- The Definitive Due Diligence Guide in Lateral Attorney Law Firm Partner and Associate Hiring: How Law Firms and Search Firms Can Collaborate
- What is Retained Attorney Search? Top 13 Questions and Answers About Retained Attorney Search and Legal Recruitment for Law Firms
- A History of Legal Market Conditions and Attorney Lateral Hiring
- Top 7 Rules for Law Firms Conducting Call Back Interviews of Law Students
- Top 14 Ways Law Firms Can Recruit and Retain Minority Attorneys
- Top Ways for Law Firms to Increase Associate Satisfaction and Increase Associate Retention: What Law Firm Associates Really Want from Their Jobs
- Ensure You Hire Stars
- How to Use a Legal Search Firm
- How Attorneys Choose Law Firms
- Opening Branch Offices
- What Everyone Needs to Know about Selling on the Internet
- How to Really Take Your Sales Career to the Next Level
- iCon Steve Jobs: The Greatest Second Act in the History of Business by Jeffrey S. Young and William L. Simon
- Review of Mark Victor Hansen's MEGA Book Marketing University
- Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by James C. Collins and Jerry I. Porras
- 10 Powerful Lessons I Learned from a Turkish Rug Trader
- The Irresistible Offer by Mark Joyner
- Lead-Generation Techniques of Superstars
- Goal Setting
- The Lazy Man's Way to Riches
- Why You Should Never Miss a Company Holiday Party or Invitation to Your Boss's Home
- Time Economy Jobs and Productivity Economy Jobs
- Do and Give More Than Is Expected of You
- Focus on Doing-and Stop Talking About Those Who Are Doing
- You Need to Be in Favor with the Right People
- Be Interested in Others
- The Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon and Your Job Search
- Consciousness, Mindlessness and Your Career
- Be Around Those With High Expectations of You
- You Need to Stop Competing and Seeing Differences Between You and Others
Employment Do's and Don'ts
- Imitation, Our Parents, and Transference
- Run Your Career Based on Facts and Statistics - Not Opinions
- Bad Manners, Rumors, and Your Career
- Choose Work That Fits Your Nature
- Focus on Doing-and Stop Talking About Those Who Are Doing
- 21 Major Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
- 21 Pieces of Career Advice No One Ever Gives You
- How to Answer the "Tell Me about Yourself" Interview Question
- You Will Succeed in Your Job and Job Search When You Are Concerned With Giving and Not Taking
- You Need to Be Relevant to Your Employer
Finding a Job
- Are You Here? The Importance of Being Present in Your Job and Job Search
- The Power of Gratitude in Your Job Search
- Be Proactive in Business and in Your Job Search
- Marketing Yourself-Who, What, and How
- Being Against Something - and Your Job Search
- Employers Want to Hire You
- Do Your Job Search on Heavy Ground
- The Benefits of Failure
- How to Answer the "Do You Have Any Questions for Me?" Interview Question
- The Importance of Finding and Creating Demand
- You Need to Have Desire to Achieve Your Goals
- Your Career Is More Important to You Than Anyone
- Strategy, Symbolism, and Your Career
- Do Not Be Influenced by Others' Negative Opinions of You
- Never Stop Improving
- Concentrate on the Positive, Not the Negative
- Create Rules that Make You Feel Successful, Not Unsuccessful
- Play Each Day Like it is Your Most Important
- Find Joy in Your Life's Work-and Never Be Without Work
- Push Yourself Outside Your Comfort Zone
How to Succeed
- Do Not Tell Yourself You Have Negative Traits
- Your Ability to Be Free Will Determine Your Success
- How to Get Hired Where There is Not Even an Opening
- If You Want to Earn More, You Need to Be Worth More
- Area 51 in Nebraska, Suicides, and the Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others
- Set the Rules for Your Life
- Seven Reasons People Never Have the Successful Careers They Are Capable of
- Managers, Idea People, and Workers
- The Importance of Creating and Maintaining Value
- Trust Your Intuition in Your Career and Life
- The Effect of a Weakening Economy on the Job Market
- How to Choose a Recruiter Based on Recruiting Style
- Choose Your Negotiations Wisely
- Look at Your Job (or the Job You Are Seeking) from Your Employer's Point of View
- Employers Want to Hire You
- Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets
- Socrates and Your Job Search
- The Importance of Fitting In
- You Need to Be Able to Close
- The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through Friends
Keeping a Job
- Increasing Efficiency is Your Best Route to Employment Security
- Your Ultimate Goal: How You Can Find Job Security
- Get Security By Concentrating on the Needs of Your Employer
- 5 Toxic Behaviors that Push People Away: The Best Way to Recognize these Behaviors and Change Them
- Do Not Stand in the Way of Your Own Progress
- External Sources and False Conflict
- Women and Men, Planning, and Unemployment
- You Need to Be Self-Managing and Responsible
- The Use of Testimonials and Endorsements in Your Job Search
- You Need to Be Connected with Others at Work
- Life Supports What Supports Life
- Do Not Stop Seeing Opportunity: Step Outside Your Mind's Comfort Zone and Begin to Dream
- Extraordinary Events Often Give Us the Most Important Lessons
- You Do Not Need to Escape to Get the Life You Want
- Your Beliefs About Yourself are Controlling Your Destiny
- Your Life Is Controlled by Your Decisions and Your Commitment to Them
- Share What You Know
- Protect Your Reputation At All Costs
- The Importance of Environment
- Resist the Temptation to Cut Corners in Your Career
- The Power of the Positive
- The Most Important Thing You Can Have Is Faith
- Being Nice Makes Good Business Sense
- Be Content and Happy with Where You Are
- Change Your Identity and Change Your Life
- People Around You Can Shape What Happens to You: Avoid the Negative Affirmations of Others
- Four Beliefs That Are Keeping You Immobilized in Your Career and Life
- Emotions and Our Careers
- The Top Five Ways to Be Positive (When Everyone and Everything around You is Bringing You Down)
- Top 8 Things You Must Remember When Everything Goes Wrong
- 15 Greatest Growth Hacks of All Time
In order for all businesses, whether they are "start-ups" or established companies, to maximize revenue and remain competitive, it is essential to employ multiple forms of "growth hacking." Growth hacking represents an innovative departure from conventional marketing strategies and stresses an interactive relationship between the merchant and the consumer. Many of the most notable and successful companies operating today started with one computer in an office garage and, through the use of effective growth hacks, have catapulted into multi-billion dollar companies.
- Attorney Job Search Secrets Revealed
Attorney Job Search Secrets Revealed is a compilation of articles by A. Harrison Barnes, the founder of BCG Attorney Search. Known as the leading U.S. legal recruiting firm, BCG Attorney Search addresses the importance of a well-planned career path and provides instruction and direction on efficient career planning methods that will result in a rewarding legal career.
Exploring the inner workings of the legal profession, addressing topics of importance to law school students, novice and seasoned attorneys, the compilation of articles in this e-book do more than merely assist attorneys in finding jobs. These articles help guide attorneys in the process of developing satisfying and fulfilling careers. Attorneys at all levels, and in all legal fields, will benefit from the information on legal recruiting services, resume development, networking, handling job changes and lateral moves.
- Attorney Resume Secrets Revealed
Attorney Resume Secrets Revealed is a publication of the well-known resume writing company, Attorney Resume. This e-book delves into the intricacies involved in writing effective resumes for attorneys and legal professionals. Due to the critical role that resumes and cover letters play in the job-hunting process, this e-book is essential reading material. Helping guide job seekers through each step of the resume writing process, this e-book provides valuable insight from beginning to end.
This e-book does more than provide basic resume and cover letter layout and formatting. The information educates job seekers on the methods of marketing themselves employers, presenting them with the opportunity and ability to create a dynamic resume and land their ultimate dream job.
- BCG Attorney Search Reference Guide to Legal Practice Areas
The BCG Attorney Search Reference Guide to Legal Practice Areas is an e-book produced by BCG Attorney Search, one of the most selective legal recruiting firms in the nation. This e-book identifies and describes the intricacies of the current top 10 legal practice areas and is an extremely valuable tool for legal recruiters, legal recruiting coordinators, attorneys and law students.
This e-book provides indispensable information about the details of working in a top 10 legal practice area, offering an inside peek into bankruptcy, banking and finance, corporate practice, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment, reinsurance and tax law.
- Finding a Dream Job in a Nightmare Economy (Up The Ladder in a Down Economy)
Finding a Dream Job in a Nightmare Economy is the first e-book in a series of career education e-books titled Up the Ladder in a Down Economy. This motivational and practical guide for jobseekers trudging through this less than ideal job market, helps jobseekers identify what steps they need to take to find a job during tough economic times. This e-book takes readers through a reflective process to help determine what their dream job is and how they can realize that dream. It very aptly highlights the importance of having a positive state of mind, which leads to finding both career happiness and success.
- Keeping Your Job When Everybody Else is Losing Theirs (Up The Ladder in a Down Economy)
The current economic climate provides little job security for the average person; however, there are certain steps that people can take to make the best of a bad situation. Keeping Your Job When Everybody Else is Losing Theirs is an e-book geared towards explaining how to keep hold of a job amidst massive layoffs and cuts. It highlights how to effectively distance oneself from coworkers and how to guarantee job security by constantly showing your employer your value as an employee.
- Law Crossing's Career Advice Revealed Part I
LawCrossing’s Career Advice Revealed Part I is an e-book by LawCrossing, America’s leading legal job board. Providing expert tips and guidance to young and seasoned attorneys throughout all aspects of their careers, this guide not only provides information on how to keep a legal career on track but offers direction on how to choose the preeminent career path.
Whether someone is looking for his/her first legal job after law school, reevaluating his/her career path, or taking his/her career to the next level, this e-book has the information jobseekers need to master current industry trends and land the ultimate dream job.
- LawCrossing's Career Advice Revealed Part II
LawCrossing’s Career Advice Revealed Part II is the sequel to the largely successful LawCrossing’s Career Advice Revealed Part I. After the success of the first e-book, LawCrossing collectively decided to continue providing tips and advice to attorneys all over the world. This career advice is simply, yet logical written and compiled in an approachable format.
Laden with articles highlighting the best action plans throughout all stages of legal careers, this advice guide remains relevant throughout the cyclical ebbs and flows of the legal industry. This e-book has jobseekers covered from the commencement of their legal career, to the later, more mature years of their career where viability within the fast-paced technology-driven legal marketplace may become a concern.
- LawCrossing's Guide to Alternative Careers
LawCrossing’s Guide to Alternative Careers is a necessary read for any recent law school graduate and any attorney contemplating a career change. Attending law school and receiving a J.D. is a major feat that often times goes hand-in-hand with student loans. Therefore, for many recent graduates and attorneys interested in a career change, the ability to earn a substantial salary is important. With that in mind, this guide catalogs a wide range of career paths, including those open to jobseekers with legal training and education, providing a detailed description of career options, ranging from nonprofit services to private ventures.
- Resume Truths: 12 Important Articles to Perfect Your Resume
Despite a jobseeker’s qualifications, there is no denying the fact that the current job marketplace is a less than hospitable environment. The professionals at MarketingCrossing have compiled a series of articles into an e-book, 12 Important Articles to Perfect Your Resume – Resume Truths, that will help jobseekers navigate the waters of this difficult job market.
First impressions are crucial to a jobseeker’s success, and generally, the first impression an employer has of a jobseeker is from his/her resume. A powerful performance-based resume and cover letter will get a foot in the door and land an all-important interview. To obtain an interview, however, a jobseeker needs to produce the best resume and cover letter in order to set him/her apart from the crowd. A vital marketing tool, a resume and cover letter can effectively yield positive marketing results.
- The Perfect Legal Job Search Book
The Perfect Legal Job Search is an e-book geared towards streamlining and enlivening the legal job search process. With over a decade of experience helping legal professionals find their dream jobs, Legal Authority has compiled countless useful job search tips in this easy-to-read guide. Highlighting common mistakes and pitfalls encountered by attorneys when conducting legal job searches, this guide focuses on helping jobseekers stand out and be noticed by the right people
- The Advertising Career Guide
The Advertising Career Guide is a compilation of 20 articles written by the zenith tier of advertising experts. The articles are relevant, effective tools for developing a top-notch legal advertising crusade.
To effectively highlight the best way to develop and implement an advertising campaign, The Advertising Career Guide discusses topics ranging from mistakes made in advertising, netting a return on advertising investments, strategies to help design an effective online campaign, how to launch new products, promotional items and creating clever campaigns with zing.
- The Architecture Career Guide
The Architecture Career Guide, by ArchitectureCrossing, provides readers with an assortment of articles written by professional architects. Exploring beyond traditional study topics, this guide focuses on areas of importance to both practicing architects and those seeking to break into the industry. Examining the fields influenced by architects, it explores the subjects of landscaping, historical building preservation, beautification and environmental undertakings.
The field of architecture projects a 16-percent increase from 2008 to 2018, making it an ideal career path for talented young professionals. The Architecture Career Guide provides information on professional degrees, courses, training standards and required examinations for practicing architects.
- The BCG Attorney Search Guide to America's Top 50 Law Schools
The BCG Attorney Search Guide to America’s Top 50 Law Schools is an annual publication produced by BCG Attorney Search, widely regarded as the most discerning attorney recruitment firm in the nation. Largely based on the rankings provided by U.S. News & World Report, the guide gives insight into the individual components used to determine these elite rankings.
Offering thorough and accurate information on each school, compiled from a number of different sources, including law students, faculty, admissions offices, the NALP directory and the ABA-LSAC Official Guide to Approved Law Schools, this is the only reference guide that offers the most current information.
- The Psychology of Success (Up The Ladder in A Down Economy)
The Psychology of Success, the third book in the Up the Ladder in a Down Economy series, is by Harrison Barnes, the founder and CEO of the Employment Research Institute. Functioning as a career guide and providing valuable information on achieving and maintaining career success in an ailing economy, this book is geared toward the legal field, but provides relevant and invaluable advice for all career paths.
Exploring the common behavior that people unknowingly exercise to sabotage their own success, this e-book addresses methods for recognizing and overcoming these poisonous behaviors and patterns. Focusing on the dangers of allowing negativity to dictate career choices, this guide teaches the benefits of positive thought. In order for one’s career to progress, it is crucial to have inner faith and confidence. Many people are casualties of self-doubt and fall into a pattern of caring what other people think, rather than trusting themselves. This e-book provides guidance on maintaining a positive outlook and seeks to help people develop a personal satisfaction that extends into their professional lives.
- Truth or Consequences (Up The Ladder in A Down Economy)
Truth or Consequences, the fourth book in the Up the Ladder in a Down Economy series by Harrison Barnes, the founder and CEO of Employment Research Institute, is a career advancement guide that discusses a broad range of issues in today’s anemic economy. This guide offers valuable advice for individuals in all career stages, from job candidates to seasoned professionals.
Communication is crucial in any career, but many fail to communicate effectively in their work environments. This instructional guide provides how-to advice for communicating with an employer, examining how the successful development of communication skills leads to a rewarding relationship of trust between employer and employee. Going beyond verbal communication, this guide also explores the actions and behaviors that can either ascertain or annihilate employee credibility.
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