As I was about to say the word, ''Sure, I think I can assist you in your job search,'' this candidate said something I did not see coming: ''I put in my notice yesterday and have two weeks before I am finished at my current firm.''
No, You Should Not Quit Your Job before Securing a New One

After what seemed like a twenty-minute silence, I responded with ''You did what?''

Yes, it's true, this rock-star candidate up and quit her job without securing a new one. Was she living under a rock? Did she not notice that we are experiencing an enormous economic recession that has hit even the best law firms like a ton of bricks? Had she not read about the massive lay-offs at countless law firms across the country?