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The Standard in Attorney Search and Placement
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While lawyers concerned about the best possible presentation on their resumes(as we all should be!) may agonize over formatting and fonts, the key to creating a powerful resumes simplicity. Often, a resumes that leaves the best impression is one that's been edited to remove extraneous content, leaving the most relevant parts for the potential employer's review. Being concise, relevant, and punchy is generally wildly more effective than verbosity and superciliousness. READ MORE >
We see it all the time: A graduate of a top law school (or wherever) joins a large, highly regarded law firm in a major city. The thought of working for a small to mid-sized firm is something most of these attorneys never believe they will ever do when they first join a large law firm. The lures are spectacular: name-brand clients known worldwide; powerful senior partners, a few of which may even be media figures; a backup support staff to dream of-proofreaders, legal assistants, and schedulers; plus fellow lawyers equally brilliant and success-driven. For all-work-and-no-play achievers, such an achievement is like landing in Heaven. All that hard work has paid off. READ MORE >
Don't panic. Stay positive, build relationships, and put spare time to use.This financial crisis is on a scale that this country has rarely seen. This could be a 100-year flood. READ MORE >
QuestionDo law firms generally have hiring freezes during the holiday season, or is this as good a time as any to aggressively pursue a new job? READ MORE >