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Should Jobs Held for a Short Duration Be Included on My Resume

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Is it ok to leave a recent law firm job off my resume if I only worked there as an associate for about four months? I am concerned that it will look bad, and since it was only four months, I'd rather leave it off. What are your thoughts?(From R.K., Boston)
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